Springfield House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare, Celbridge, Co. Kildare

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€2,750,000

Detached House
8 Bedrooms, 9 Bathrooms, Detached House

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Contact Name: Roseanne De Vere Hunt

Agent: Sherry FitzGerald Country Homes, Farms & Estates

PSR Licence Number: 001628

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Property Description

SITUATED ON 4HA (10.1 ACRES). SPRINGFIELD HOUSE IS A GRACIOUS PERIOD RESIDENCE WITH EIGHT ENSUITE BEDROOMS, ELEGANT RECEPTION ROOMS, AND A CATERING KITCHEN. NESTLED AMIDST FORMAL GARDENS, WITH THE OPTION OF PURCHASING A THREE BEDROOM GATE LODGE ON APPROXIMATELY 0.48HA (1.21 ACRES) ADDITIONALLY, BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION GIVING A TOTAL OF APPROXIMATELY 4.61 HECTARES (11.39 ACRES).

SPECIAL FEATURES
• An elegant period residence on approximately 4ha (10.1 Acres)
• Eight ensuite-bedrooms
• Mature trees, paddocks, lawns & courtyard
• Gate lodge, which can be purchased, additionally, by separate negotiation.
• Original features including coving, cornicing, fireplaces, high ceilings & sash windows
• Ideally located in Celbridge, Co. Kildare
• 25km to Dublin city centre

LOCATION
1.9 km /4 minutes to centre of Celbridge
5.2 km / 6 minutes to Straffan
8.3 km / 12 minutes to Maynooth
17.2 km / 22 minutes to Naas
20.4 km / 22 minutes to Phoenix Park
26 km / 30 Minutes to Dublin City Centre
33.4km /32 minutes to Dublin Airport

All distances/times are approximate.

History
Springfield House dates to 1763, being a significant landmark in the historic town of Celbridge for over two and a half centuries. The house has witnessed the passage of time, from being leased to the notable Langrishe family in 1801 to being mentioned in prominent literature, including Aidan Higgins's renowned book, 'Langrishe Go Down'. The latter was adapted into a film by BBC, casting a spotlight on Springfield's historic significance. Otto Rauchbauer's 'Ancestral Voices - The Big House in Anglo-Irish Literature' further establishes Springfield's literary and cultural prominence. The property also served as a guest house which was carefully curated by the current owners who took ownership in 1989.

Current Income:
The residence maintains a consistently high occupancy rate, with most available spaces, including the main house, gate lodge, and apartment, being utilised at all times. Additionally, the property hosts a telephone mast, from which it generates additional income. This high demand for accommodation and diversified revenue streams contributes to the ongoing success of the establishment.

Income Potential:
There is opportunity for further revenue generation with an additional four bedrooms which could be converted to increase turnover when the vendors vacate. There is potential to convert stables into apartments in the long term. Irish Water has indicated that the sewer/water network can support a 60-bedroom hotel. This implies feasibility for expanding the property into a larger hospitality establishment, potentially increasing revenue through increased accommodation capacity.

Financial figures may be provided upon request.

Set on approximately 4 hectares (10.1 Acres). Springfield House, currently operating as a Bed & Breakfast, encompassing a grand main residence, a courtyard, and a 3-bedroom gate lodge extending to approximately 74.7 sq.m (804 sq. ft) which can also be purchased, additionally, by separate negotiation. This property can be acquired either as an ongoing business or as a family residence. This main residence extending to approximately to 557.1 sq.m (5,996.6 sq. ft) boasts eight ensuite bedrooms. The main entrance hall features marble flooring and stained-glass doors. The reception rooms with bay windows and marble fireplaces afford a great deal of luxury to the property. There is also a modern catering kitchen along with a conservatory that seamlessly opens into a courtyard. The home's distinct wings feature en-suite bedrooms, including two large bedroom suites on the first floor with custom fitted wardrobes. Amidst formal gardens and railed paddocks, Springfield House represents Celbridge’s rich blend of history and architectural elegance.

Accommodation
Upon arrival, one immediately notices the commanding presence of Springfield House. Ensuring privacy and security, electric gates open onto a sweeping tree-lined avenue that gracefully escorts you towards the main residence. The grandeur of Springfield House soon emerges, with its symmetrical double-fronted facade with bay windows and two wings on either side.

A marble-floored porch with imposing double stained-glass doors, welcomes you into a grand reception hall, also with polished marble flooring and a grand staircase. To the left, the formal dining room bathes in sunlight from its bay timber sash windows. There is a beautiful marble fireplace and chandelier. Adjacent, is the drawing room, which mirrors the dining room again with bay window. There is also a beautiful fireplace and gilded ceiling rose with chandelier. Descending a few steps off the entrance hall, is a light filled conservatory with Terracotta tiles. Double doors open to the courtyard. A back hall directs you to a state-of-the-art catering kitchen. With its granite worktops, dual walk-in pantries, flush storage units, and a arrange off wall mounted ovens. Off the kitchen is a utility room, complete with a W.C. In the west wing on the ground floor, there is a modern, tiled shower room, equipped with a built-in wash hand basin and a power shower. There are three ensuite bedrooms on this floor. Further accommodation includes a wine cellar. Ascending the grand staircase, there are three more en-suite bedrooms to the right. As you continue upward, two additional bedrooms await, with one boasting its own en-suite. The first floor offers two expansive bedrooms, both with built-in wardrobes and grand bay windows. Both rooms feature en-suites.

Gate Lodge
(Available additionally by separate negotiation)
A recently refurbished, charming 3 bedroom gate lodge that seamlessly combines traditional appeal with modern comforts. Enhanced with new windows and an updated heating system, this residence extends to approximately 74.7 sq. m (804 sq. ft.), boasts three cosy bedrooms, a thoughtfully designed bathroom, a spacious living room, and a fully equipped kitchen. The property offers the distinct advantage of its own access to R403, ensuring ease of commute.

Grounds & Gardens
Outside there is charming stone courtyard, currently used for storage, this space holds potential for additional accommodation subject to planning permission.

The formal gardens make a striking first impression with meticulously manicured lawn to the front. There is a diverse collection of fruit trees, including apples and figs. A row of beech trees, which, over time, have intertwined and merged with each other creating a spectacular singular entity. Taking pride of place is a grand weeping willow. Further into the gardens is a Yew tree, believed to be a millennium old, standing as a sentinel of the past. The gardens also boast a diverse range of border shrubs and a number of stud railed paddocks.

Location
Springfield House is positioned to offer both tranquillity and accessibility. A mere 25 km from St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin City and approximately 30 km from Dublin Airport, the residence benefits from swift connectivity through key road networks. Celbridge itself is a bustling hub with an array of amenities. It boasts excellent transport links, serviced by frequent buses to Dublin and train services from the nearby Hazelhatch train station. Celbridge town further complements this perfect setting with its assortment of supermarkets, sophisticated restaurants, cosy pubs, esteemed schools, and beautiful churches. Moreover, the proximity to Straffan and the prestigious K Club adds an exclusive touch to the location, making it even more desirable for golf enthusiasts.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION SERVICES | Mains electricity, mains water, well water for gardens and paddocks, CCTV, sewage treatment system, backup generator for main house, & oil-fired central heating.

SALE METHOD | Private Treaty.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS | Curtains, window blinds and white goods to be included in the sale.

TENURE & POSSESSION | The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession being given at the closing of sale.

VIEWING | Strictly by Private Appointment.

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This property was last updated: 46 days ago


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Sherry FitzGerald Country Homes, Farms & Estates
176 Pembroke Road Ballsbridge Dublin 4

Contact Name: Roseanne De Vere Hunt

PSR Licence Number: 001628

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Springfield House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare, Celbridge, Co. Kildare