Glebe House, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Y25 Y8X5

€ 350,000
Sale Agreed
  • Detached
  • House
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 304 sq. m
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Charming Period Residence on c. 3.5 acres.

The Glebe House, Ballyfad is a charming 4 bed, period property. Quietly situated in the verdant north Wexford countryside, close to Coolgreany Village, the property enjoys a delightful setting among some 3.5 acres (1.4 ha) of grounds and gardens including a small paddock. Nicely tucked away, Glebe House is set back from the road on an elevated site and affords a high degree of solitude and privacy whilst enjoying wonderful views southwards towards Tara Hill and the coastline. The house is approached by a private short avenue slanting up along the hillside and there is an attractive stone built outbuilding to the rear, which could be suitable to a variety of residential and commercial uses (subject to planning permission).

Formerly Kilinor Rectory, the property was a Church of Ireland Rectory until 1912 and since then has been occupied as a family home. We understand the original house is Georgian with a later Victorian addition to the front, comprising three broad gables. The house retains a wealth of period features throughout, consistent with the age and style of the property including, sash windows, windows shutters, flagstone and timber floors and wonderful 3.3m high ceilings on the ground floor. This fine home extends to some 304 sq.m. and offers the new owners enormous potential! There are three Reception rooms together with Kitchen and Utility room on the ground floor while there are four Bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first floor.

All in all Glebe House is a most appealing residence boasting a charm and character of yesteryear. Whilst enjoying wonderful scenic and coastal views, the property is secluded and very private. Viewing is recommended to appreciate all this fine home has to offer.

Entrance Hall 9.6m X 2.3m
Flagstone floor, understairs storage.
Sitting room 5.96m x 4.42m
Feature fireplace, wall lights, door to side.
Dining room 6.09m x 4.57m
Feature fireplace, door to side.
Study 4.42m x 2.66m
Fireplace, door to side.
Kitchen/Breakfast room 7.39m x 4.84m
Range of built in units, timber wall panelling, Solid fuel range, sink, dishwasher, fridge/freezer.
Utility room 4.57m x 2.78m
Built-in storage units, Aga cooker, sink.

First Floor
Landing 2.4m x 5m
Bathroom 4.94m x 4.84m
Bath, WC & WHB, solid wood floor, eave storage, wood panelled walls.
Bedroom 1 6.19m x 5.03m
Feature fireplace.
Bathroom Ensuite 4.65m x 2.43m
Bath, WC, WHB.
Bedroom 2 4.25m x 2.79m
Built-in wardrobes.
Bedroom 3 5.20m x 4.25m
Feature fireplace, WHB, built-in wardrobe.
Bedroom 4 5.93m x 4.69m
Feature fireplace, built-in wardrobe, range of shelving.

This area of north Wexford, close to the Wicklow border is only 9km or 10 minutes drive from Arklow and the M11, about 4km from Coolgreany, 13km from Gorey and some 70km or an hours drive from Dublin. There are local primary schools closeby and secondary schools are in Carnew, Gorey and Arklow.

This is an area of outstanding natural beauty with picturesque Croghan Mountain situated closeby. It is rich with country pursuits including, hunting, trekking, golf, polo crosse and hill walking, all closeby together with local amenities in Tinahely, Coolgreany and Ballyfad and a full range of leisure, social and retail facilities in Arklow and Gorey.

BER: Exempt – Protected Structure WCC1022 15700302
Septic tank
Water on site
Central heating system

c. 3.5 acres
Mature gardens bordered by mature trees and hedging
Private tree lined avenue
Secluded yard with attractive stone outbuilding
2 x paddocks with mature boundaries

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with Auctioneer.

Solicitor: M.T. O’ Donoghue & Co., Main Street, Gorey.

Directions: From Dublin and the M11 take Exit 21 (Arklow south) and travel to Coolgreany. In Coolgreany Village take turn for Ballyfad. Travel for 2.5km into Ballyfad, straight through the Village for another 2km and property is on the right hand side.
From Gorey take the Hollyfort Road. Travel through Hollyfort Village for 3.3km and take right turn at Pallis crossroads for Ballyfad. Travel on L1008 for 4km and property is on the left hand side.

  • Charming Period Residence on c. 3.5 acres
  • With wonderful scenic and coastal views
  • Secluded yard with attractive stone outbuilding
  • Private tree lined avenue