Caney Lodge, Talbots Inch, Kilkenny, Co Kilkenny, R95 YYC4 | Property for sale | Savills
501.03 sq m
Guide price €1,495,000

Caney Lodge, Talbots InchKilkenny, Co Kilkenny, R95 YYC4

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in November 2022
  • 14 year old home built in period style
  • Bright and spacious accommodation
  • Converted attic space
  • Frontage onto the River Nore

Luxury home in a private woodland setting on the River Nore

About this property

  • Caney Lodge is a modern 4-bedroom family home offering luxury living in a riverside setting on the outskirts of Kilkenny City. Built in a period style in 2008 by renowned architect Nicky Fewer of Fewer Harrington & Partners, it was designed in keeping with the architecture typical of the charming village of Talbots Inch. It is a superior family home in a highly desirable location. The house provides luxurious entertaining space and is most suitable for spacious, comfortable, modern family living.

    An impressive entrance features limestone steps and paving, with double doors opening into a grand entrance hall with an oak staircase as its centrepiece, offering access to the main reception rooms of the house. The view of the garden terrace is very welcoming from this point. From the hall, double doors lead into the formal living space featuring an open marble fireplace with double doors leading to the garden terrace from here archway to formal dining room, with Kilkenny marble open fireplace.

    The stunning kitchen was designed by Andrew Ryan Kitchens and includes an electric Aga, Neff appliances, a gorgeous box bay window and double sliding doors lead out to the garden terrace. The dining room and family room are directly off the kitchen and compliment the room perfectly. The boot room and fully fitted utility space are a must for the modern buyer.

    The family room off the kitchen is a fantastic hideaway that benefits from a solid fuel stove, ideal for winter nights and the double doors to the garden make it a room that can be enjoyed year-round. In today's new working-from-home world, the office is a welcome addition and comes with a private terrace for enjoying a morning coffee. This room is also ideal for a ground floor bedroom space for guests.

    Upstairs, there are 3 bright and spacious bedrooms, all en-suite, with the two main bedrooms opening out onto a rear balcony overlooking a sunny south aspect, a private oasis of calm. The attic is converted, accessed by a stairs and is used by the family on a daily basis.

    External features exude the characteristics in the adjoining Arts & Crafts nature of Talbots Inch village including pitched roofing, redbrick details, fine pebble dash, curved brow of roof with natural blue / black slate, fine detail in window designs with limestone sills. Internal features include custom ironmongery and panelling with dado rail throughout.

    The accommodation extends to about 5,400 sq ft of well organised accommodation over 2.5 floors. Please refer to the adjoining floorplans for a full layout of the accommodation.

    There is a useful garden shed that is wired for electricity on the grounds and a dog run for the family pet.

    Gardens & Grounds
    Built in a mature woodland, the property is surrounded by beautiful timber stands and wildflowers throughout the year. The red-brick pillared entrance leads to a driveway that meanders through the mature woodland opening up into a clearing with the house on the left and the River Nore on the right.

    There is a private south / southwest facing rear garden, with large, terraced area surrounded by shrubs, an ideal position for al-fresco dining. The lawn to the rear is very well cared for and importantly, low maintenance.

    General Remarks

    Strictly by appointment with Savills Country Agency.

    R95 YYC4

    Services & Technology

    Mains electricity, Geo-thermal heating system (underfloor heating on the ground floor and first floor radiators on the top floor), private well & second well for heating system, central vacuum system, internal sound system, full alarm & camera system, electric gates with intercom, Broadband.

    Please be advised that the selling agents have not checked the services and any purchaser should satisfy themselves with the availability and adequacy of all services.

    Entry & Possession
    Entry is by agreement with vacant possession.

    Offers may be submitted to the selling agents:
    Savills, 33 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2.

    Wayleaves and Rights of Access
    The property will be sold with the benefit of all existing wayleave rights, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private. The purchaser will be held to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of all such rights and others.

    Should there be any discrepancy between these particulars, the General Remarks and Information, Stipulations and the Contract of Sale, the latter shall prevail. Photographs taken and brochure prepared in September 2022.

    BER Details - BER A3

Local information

  • The medieval city of Kilkenny is renowned throughout Ireland for its rich culture of the arts, music, and lifestyle with a wide variety of national attractions, festivals, food and crafts available. Kilkenny city provides for a wealth of amenities including a wide range of shops, bars, restaurants, culture and professional services.
  • The picturesque garden village of Talbots Inch is located in a northern suburb of Kilkenny City. A desirable residential area, Caney Lodge is situated in a woodland setting situated on the west bank of the River Nore within walking distance of the Kilkenny City. Uniquely, there is a direct path from the house which leads to Kilkenny City along a well-lit walkway which is fantastic amenity to have on your doorstep.
  • County Kilkenny has a proud sporting history and offers a wide variety of quality sporting and recreational activities. Racing enthusiasts are well catered for with Gowran Park (15 km) nearby, which is renowned as one of the most scenic racecourses in the country. In addition to this, there is also Kilkenny County & City Lawn Tennis Club (5 km) as well as numerous GAA and soccer teams throughout the city.
  • For keen golfers, Mount Juliet's Championship Golf Course, designed by Golfer Jack Nicklaus, is one of the finest courses in the country and was recently host to the 2021/2022 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. Mount Juliet Estate & Golf Club is only 21 km distant and is a beautiful spot to enjoy afternoon tea, have a walk around its 1,500 acres of parkland or dine at one of their many restaurants including the Michelin star, Lady Helen restaurant. Other nearby golf courses include Kilkenny Golf Club (4.7 km) and Gowran Park Golf Course (17.5 km).
  • The property benefits from excellent transportation links, including the M9 (11.5 km) which connects Dublin to Kilkenny via the M7. Dublin Airport is 138 kilometres distant, while Rosslare Harbour is 97 kilometres from the property with regular sailings to the UK and mainland Europe. There are also regular bus and train services from Kilkenny to Dublin City and Dublin Airport.
  • There is a variety of excellent schools in the local area, both national and secondary including St Canices National School, Kilkenny College, St. Kieran's, and Loreto Secondary School. In the neighbouring counties, Rockwell College is a renowned school in Cashel, Tipperary and Newtown School, Waterford, both offering day and boarding facilities.
  • The property is also located in between the two main hospitals St Lukes Hospital and Autevan Hospital.

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