DNG Lyons & Bracken are delighted to bring this wonderful 1930's family home (Ivy Lodge) to the market. In beautiful walk-in condition it offers 3/4 spacious bedrooms over a generous circa 2182.05 Sq.Ft, (202.72 SqM) of floor space on the first & second floor, plus additional loft space.
This classically designed two storey residence has seen many improvements over the years including new plumbing, complete insulation & re - wiring whilst retaining its period characteristics making it a truly desirable home for both growing families as well as retirees. This property is in walk-in condition. From the moment you enter this elegant family home through the front door, its plain to see that it oozes character. On either side of the entrance hall are two reception rooms, on your right is the smaller of the two which is ideal when not entertaining, it is ably heated by a large solid fuel stove and is located just off the dining room. On your left (of the hallway) is the larger reception room with its period style marble fireplace complete with its gas fired hearth, it is ideal when entertaining and for the really big get togethers as the guests can easily flow through both reception rooms and to the dining room. Completing the accommodation on the ground floor is the contemporary kitchen/diner which has French double doors leading to the garden, the shower room & the utility.
On the first floor there are 3 spacious double bedrooms and the family bathroom. The 4th bedroom has been converted into office / storage space by the current owners and contains a stairs to access the converted attic space, that the current owners are using as a bedroom. There is plenty of built in wardrobe space coupled with loads of shelving and it also benefits from expansive views over the surrounding countryside. The property has oil fired central heating & there is a solid fuel stove in the smaller of the reception rooms which heats the water and the radiators via the back boiler. With PVC double glazed windows & good insulation throughout, this house is both airy and bright as well as warm & cosy.
Externally there is a large, detached garage & sheds with two separate doors, ideal for many alternative layouts and purposes. The garage & shed area extends to C. 695.24 SqFt (64.59 SqM) in total and is of good solid stature, dry & well insulated. This wonderful property is not overlooked and is set on a spacious and private mature C 1.00 acre site. The beautiful gardens enjoy a unique setting with a long tarmacadam driveway leading to a spacious turning circle at the front of the house. The gardens have a wide variety of trees and shrubs and an enclosure that currently houses hens who provide fresh eggs daily. This property enjoys a very peaceful country setting in a highly convenient and accessible location in the townland of Colemanstown near the villages of Menlough (5 mins),
Mountbellew, Monivea (10 mins) & the town of Athenry (approx.15/20 mins). Galway City, Ballinasloe and Athlone are within an easy commute and Attymon Train Station is located just 10 minutes away. There is Broadband connection so working from home is a realistic option. This home is in a perfect location for a young and growing family as it is within a short distance of a number of Primary Schools and within a 15/20 minute drive of four Post Primary schools in the towns of Athenry, Castleblakeney and Mountbellew. Burke's pub and shop is a local landmark entertainment premises which is located nearby in the village of Colemanstown and the Colemanstown FC with its very impressive pitch complex is just around the corner.
Agent Comment: This is a truly unique property located in the tranquility of the beautiful countryside which offers both a classical home, a convenient work from home opportunity and all the benefits of country living. If you are in the market for something truly special, then you should definitely take the time to view this one as it won't disappoint.
Accommodation comprises 2 reception rooms, Kitchen/Dining & Separate Dining Room, 4 Bedrooms (the smallest of which is being used as storage / office space), 2 Bathrooms & Utility. Accommodation comprises 2 reception rooms, Kitchen/Dining & Separate Dining Room, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms & Utility.
- Walk in Condition Home C.2182 SqFt (202.72 SqM)
- C3 Energy Rating.
- Property Not Overlooked on Mature 1.00 Acre site
- Peaceful Country Setting