Carrig Cottage, Aghowle Upper, Ashford, Co. Wicklow

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Detached House
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Detached House


Contact Name: Eugene Dooley M.I.P.A.V. and R.E.V.

Agent: Dooley Poynton Auctioneers

PSR Licence Number: 001700

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Property Description

Dooley Poynton Auctioneers are delighted to present this unique country home in a quiet country setting close to Ashford, Co. Wicklow. Carraig Cottage stands on a 3.9 acre elevated site, looking out on Carraig Mountain with uninterrupted views across the valley. The period style cottage was built in 1993 to exacting standards, with special handmade features and detail, executed in the vernacular style. It encircles a private enclosed courtyard with two cut-stone stables, round-stone pillars and handmade timber gates. This private and charming four bedroom detached property is on c.3.9 acres of beautifully landscaped mature gardens and meandering walkways and water features. The property itself consists of an entrance foyer, living room, open plan kitchen cum dining room, pantry, utility, conservatory, two bedrooms which are on the ground floor, two attic rooms, an en-suite, family bathroom and upstairs shower room. The property is indeed a hidden gem nestled in the scenic and historical location of Aghowle, just minutes from Ashford village with all its amenities, i.e. schools, church, shops and restaurants. Viewing by appointment.


Directions: Travelling from Dublin on the M11 take exit 15 for Ashford R772. At the roundabout take the second exit for the L.5067. Travel over the bridge and at the next roundabout take the 1st exit on to the R772. Continue on straight in to Ashford Village. At the next roundabout in the village take the 2nd exit on to the R764 signposted for Glendalough. At the fork in the road stay left and continue along the R763 for approx. 2.5 km then take a left. Continue for approximately 3.5km and the property is on the right.


Entrance Foyer: Ground Floor (2.06m x 1.83m)

Stepping in from the cobbled pathway leading to this unique home you enter a bright and spacious entrance foyer. The foyer is floored with stone flags, has two windows and a solid timber door with stained glass panels.

Living Room: Ground Floor (5.85m x 5.93m)

The impressive living room has solid timber floors and features an open brick fireplace with a solid fuel stove under a timber mantle. This room has exposed timber beams and a large bay window (1.89 x 1.86) with window seat overlooking the central courtyard. There is inset lighting, doors to the foyer, hallway, downstairs bedroom and the kitchen, numerous electrical sockets and a TV point.

Kitchen cum dining room: Ground Floor (5.24m x 9.19m)

This bright and spacious kitchen cum dining area is truly the heart of the home. The vast open plan room has a country style solid timber shaker kitchen with solid wood counter tops, an integrated double Belfast sink, four ring hob and eye level oven. The kitchen has an Indian slate tiled floor and timber clad high angled ceilings with Velux windows. There are double doors leading to the courtyard, doors to the conservatory, utility and pantry. The room boasts many fine features such as a recessed fireplace with solid fuel stove under a high mantle, exposed wooden beams, recessed windows and exposed stone walls. Stepping up from the kitchen is an open passageway to the living room, master suite and bathroom.

Conservatory: Ground Floor: (4.36m x 2.47m)

The conservatory leads out from the kitchen and has glass on two sides and an angled glass ceiling. There are double doors opening to the rear garden and a tv point.

Utility & Pantry: Ground Floor (1.93m x 2.29m) & (2.20m x 1.96m)

Leading off the kitchen cum dining room are the utility and pantry. Both have tiled floors and the utility is plumbed for a washing machine and dryer and has ample storage space. There is cloakroom storage and a door to the courtyard and gardens. The pantry is fitted with open shelving.

Master Bedroom: Ground Floor (4.83m x 5.58m)

This large bedroom is situated on the ground floor and has solid timber floors throughout. The room features a cast iron fireplace with decorative tiling and a slate heart. There are built in wardrobes and open shelves, numerous electrical sockets and a door leading to the en-suite. This bedroom also has three recessed windows overlooking the wonderful gardens.

En Suite: (2.69m x 1.37m)

The en suite is fully tiled floor to ceiling and is fitted with a walk in shower unit with rain shower style pumped shower, a decorative pedestal wash hand basin with brass fittings and WC.

Bedroom 2: Ground Floor (3.88m x 2.82m)

This bedroom is also situated on the ground floor and currently doubles as a study. There is a built in wardrobe and solid timber floors, coving and numerous electrical sockets throughout.

Bathroom: Ground Floor

The ground floor family bathroom has a solid timber floor and cladding to the dado rail. It features a free standing, claw foot bathtub with telephone hand shower, antique style WC with high level cistern and a pedestal wash hand basin. The heated towel rail and fitting are all brass and there is open shelf storage.

Hallway & Landing Area: (3.91m x 1.93m)

This hallway area has a fully carpeted staircase leading to the first floor and under stairs storage. There is a mezzanine area (4.15m x 3.89m) which overlooks the hallway and leads to the upstairs bedrooms and shower room.

Bedroom 3/Attic Room 1:First Floor (3.26m x 4.13m)

The third double bedroom is situated on the first floor and has laminate floors throughout. There are angled ceilings, inset lighting and numerous electrical sockets.

Landing Area: First Floor (3.22m x 1.70m)

This central landing area has laminate floors and inset lighting in the angled ceilings. There is eaves storage and doors to both bedrooms and the shower room.

Shower Room: First Floor. (2.61m x 2.76m)

The first floor shower room is fully tiled and has a walk in shower unit, a pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail and wc.

Attic Room 2: First Floor. (5.44m x 5.2m)

This large attic room is situated to the rear of the property on the first floor. This room has angled ceilings and laminate flooring throughout, eaves storage and inset lighting.

Outside front and rear:

Leading in through the double timber gates is a sweeping entrance driveway approaching the gated courtyard and walled garden with its cobbled pathway. There is ample private parking for numerous vehicles. To the rear of the property are two cut-stone stables and an enclosed courtyard with round-stone pillars and handmade timber gates. Steps lead up to a well-laid out garden with trees, flowers, shrubs and a field-stone wall, the top of which is planted in flowers and spring bulbs. To the front is a south-facing garden with different species of trees, shrubs, rhododendrons and hydrangeas. A gravel path leads to a lily pond with a cobbled seating area. To the side of the cottage there is a grass area with apple trees and a small frog pond leading to a log cabin style den/office with timber deck - water and electricity laid on. There is also an eight year-old copse with different species of trees.
To the rear of the property is a large timber storage shed (6 x 6 sq ms.). The remainder of land is fenced off to create 2 gated paddocks.


Own Bore Well
Own Septic Tank
Mains ESB
Oil Fired Central Heating.

Property Features:

- Large mature gardens with an enormous selection of plants, shrubs and trees.
- 3 bedroom detached family home c.225 sq ms (2421 sq ft) on 3.9 acres of gardens and paddocks.
- Country Style fully fitted kitchen.
- Bright and spacious Living Accommodation.
- Oil fired central heating and two fireplaces with solid fuel stoves .
- An ideal family home in a fantastic location within 5km of Ashford Village and all
local amenities, Holy Rosary NS, Centra & Avoca at Mount Usher Gardens

BER Details

BER No. 112489695

Energy Performance Indicator: 266.08 kWh/m2/yr

This property was last updated: 2 days ago

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Selling Agent

Dooley Poynton Auctioneers
25 Main Street, Market Square, Wicklow Town

Contact Name: Eugene Dooley M.I.P.A.V. and R.E.V.

PSR Licence Number: 001700

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This Detached House located at Carrig Cottage, Aghowle Upper, Ashford, Co. Wicklow is currently for sale. This property was last updated by Dooley Poynton Auctioneers 2 days ago. Carrig Cottage, Aghowle Upper, Ashford, Co. Wicklow is priced as: €695,000 and has 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms. View all properties for sale in Ashford, Co. Wicklow. View properties for sale with 3 bedrooms in Ashford, Co. Wicklow.
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Carrig Cottage, Aghowle Upper, Ashford, Co. Wicklow