Slaney Lodge is an exceptional country home in a picturesque and mature setting. This Victorian style residence is set on c. 2 acres. The house is very private, set well back from the road in complete seclusion.
This beautifully maintained home is approached through an impressive natural granite gateway with wrought iron electric gates and a gravel driveway that sweeps past a variety of mature, deciduous trees including walnut, beech, oak and mature hedging. The driveway leads to the side and back of the property where the garage and stables are positioned to ensure uninterrupted views from the house of the stunning gardens. There is the added benefit of a large paddock adjacent to the property for the equestrian enthusiast.
The residence was built in the mid-nineties with many features including a salvaged brick facade originally from the Curragh, granite window cills and Victorian finial ridge tile finish on the roof.
The house provides c. 3,550 sq. ft of spacious well-proportioned light filled accommodation presented in superb condition. The ground floor comprises of 2 large imposing reception rooms, Kitchen with dining area, utility room, guest bedroom with en-suite and guest wc. The second floor provides 4 double bedrooms all en-suite, main bathroom and dressing room. The master bedroom boasts a feature balcony overlooking the front garden. The Attic has been converted to provide a spacious storage area with a stairs access. The windows are solid wood double glazed, heating is oil fired, and the energy rating is C3. Outside the property has a wrap around deck and cobble locked patio allowing access from the kitchen, living room and sunroom and takes full advantage of the south westerly facing aspect.
Slaney lodge is located outside the picturesque Village of Rathvilly just off the N81. Rathvilly is situated in North Carlow bordering Kildare and Wicklow. It is a charming place to live and offers facilities typical of a small village including a supermarket, pubs, pharmacy, post office, primary school and restaurants. The village has a history of success in the National Tidy Towns competition. The famous Lisnavagh house is located on the outskirts of the village and the ever-popular Mount Wolseley Hotel Spa & Golf resort is a 6-mile drive. There are no less than six golf courses nearby including Coollattin, Carlow, Kilkea, Killerig, Balltinglass and Mount Wolseley. There are excellent equestrian facilities located nearby for every standard of competence and hunting is available with the Carlow Farmers and the Kildare Harriers. There are a host of amenities nearby for the outdoor and sporting enthusiasts including local GAA and soccer clubs, hill walking, clay shooting, cycling and angling on the river Slaney. Slaney lodge is within walking distance to the village. Access to the M9 motorway at junction 4 is a 15-minute drive, Dublin is 60-km, Citywest 45km and Naas is a 35 minute drive.