This former school is now a spacious family home
The Old School House at Capard, Rosenallis, Co Laois
Five-bedroom refurbished house on 1 acre
The Old School House at Capard, Rosenallis, Co Laois is a residence of real character, combining old and new.
Set among mature trees on a one-acre site, the house is surrounded by the natural amenities of the Slieve Blooms Mountains, including Glenbarrow, Capard Wood. Its price has been cut from €275,000 to €250,000.
Originally built as a gate lodge to Capard House, it also served as Capard National School and was completely refurbished and extended to create a modern family home in the 1990's.
It was redesigned to accommodate five bedrooms, a bathroom, a living room, kitchen/dining area and a mezzanine office/study.
The master bedroom is en suite while two other bedrooms are plumbed for en suite facilities and there is a WC with wash basin and toilet on the ground floor.
Throughout the house space is used imaginatively with interesting shapes and angles to every room.
To the rear is a large concrete yard along with a shed that incorporates a double garage and a workshop. The grounds are a combination of spacious lawns and some wooded area while, bordering the property is Capard Wood.
It also has easy access to schools, amenities and shopping in the immediate locality and in Mountmellick, six miles away and Portlaoise nine miles away.
The M7 motorway is 20 minutes from Capard, at the Emo exit, and Dublin city centre just an hour and 15 minutes away.
Selling agents: Hume Auctioneers, 057 8681111