• Sold
Viewmount House - c. 7 acres

For Sale

Viewmount House is an attractive, period residence with origins dating back to the 16th century. Situated in Kilkenny countryside amongst approx. 2.83 ha (7 acres) of quality parkland.

The house retains a wealth of period features throughout, consistent with the age and style of the building including; original sash windows, flagstone tiled floors, open fireplaces, ornate cornicing and ceiling roses. The property, whilst currently lived in will require some modernisation and updating. On the ground floor is a large and beautifully tiled hall, off which are four principle reception rooms, each with marble fireplaces and large windows. The drawing room has a large bay window affording a bright and light filled entertaining space. A kitchen, pantry, utility room, boiler room and guest WC complete the main house ground floor accommodation. A separate wing to the rear of the house could be made into a self-contained three-bedroom annexe. Upstairs are eight large bright bedrooms, a shower room, bathroom and WC. Viewmount House has all the basics required to create a wonderful family home in a delightful rural setting, offering a lifestyle which is increasingly hard to find.

The house is accessed via a post and rail drive with paddocks either side. The tarmaced drive widening to a gravelled forecourt providing extensive parking. The lands, 7 acres in all, are primarily to the front and side of the property and offer good quality grazing land with stud rail fencing. There is an appealing number of magnificent mature trees dispersed amongst the pastures, offering privacy from neighbouring properties.

The inner courtyard has brick and rendered buildings, needing some restoration. Providing extensive storage and would be suitable for a variety of uses.

 

Location

 

Viewmount House is situated in a peaceful rural location. This idyllic position is the perfect springboard for everything the area has to offer in terms of attractions; such as the excellent championship golf course at Mount Juliet. Locally the renowned Kilkenny Foxhounds are one of the best packs in Ireland and horse racing is close by at Gowran Park. The closest supermarket is located in nearby Paulstown, while a wider range of day-to-day shopping is available in Kilkenny. This busy market city is a popular tourist destination evident in the historic buildings such as Kilkenny Castle, St. Canice's Cathedral and round tower. Also known for its culture, the city is well known for the annual Kilkenny Arts Festival and the Cat Laughs comedy festival. Paulstown is located at the (northern) junction of the N9 and N10 National primary roads. It is 21 km south of Carlow and 19 km east of Kilkenny. Dublin is 150 km along the M9.

 

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Property Details

  • 12/07/2019
  • Viewmount, Paulstown, Viewmount, Co. Kilkenny R95 V670