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Modern five bedroom equestrian property

Published 23/04/2010 | 05:00

Five-bedroom detached house on 10 acres
Five-bedroom detached house on 10 acres

New to the market and set within 10 acres of an equestrian-friendly site, Old Hollow House comprises living quarters, barns, stables and gardens -- all with a price tag of €675,000.

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Built nine years ago and extending to some 400sqm, Old Hollow House has generously sized living quarters, including a family room with American oak flooring and cast-iron fireplace with gas fire; a sun room with under-floor heating and slate flooring; and a living/dining room with bay window, marble fireplace, and double patio doors to the garden.

The kitchen is fitted with units and appliances, an Aga stove cooker, and a floor-to-ceiling shelved pantry. There is also a utility room and guest bathroom.

All five bedrooms are double rooms and three rooms have their own en suites. The main bathroom has both a shower and bath/jacuzzi. Upstairs, there is also an open-plan office and seating area off the landing.

Outside, the entrance is through cast-iron gates and a tree-lined gravel avenue. There is a 297sqm barn in the yard that includes a garage/workshop, four stables, tack room, bathroom, two dog kennels and storage box.

The paddocks to the front and side are stud-railed. There is also a pond to the front of the house .

This is surrounded by shrubbery, flowers, patio area and Norwegian pine BBQ house.

Shanahoe village is approximately 5.9km (3.5 miles) from Abbeyleix, where the facilities include a supermarket, cafes, pubs, library, hotels, banks and a primary school.

There are secondary schools nearby in Abbeyleix, Portlaoise, Newbridge and Roscrea.

Portlaoise train station, which is on the Dublin-Cork train line, is 17km (10 miles) away and there are four major shopping centres located there too.

Newbridge and the Whitewater centre is 57km (35 miles) away, while the Kildare Outlet Village is 45km (28 miles).

Contact Knight Frank 01 6623255

Irish Independent

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