Ansar, Rath Park, Ardee Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 PXP4 | Property for sale | Savills
335.84 sq m(3,615 sq ft)
Guide price €640,000(£561,300)

Ansar, Rath ParkArdee Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 PXP4

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Private setting
  • Extensive accommodation
  • Architect designed landscaped gardens
  • About 1.6 acres
  • Wonderful location - M1 3 km, Blackrock 7km

A superb 5-bedroom home in a mature setting with convenient access to the M1

About this property

  • Ansar is a superb 5-bedroom house set on mature garden grounds extending to about 1.6 acres. It is located within a private enclave of only 8 houses yet offering complete privacy set within impressive, landscaped garden grounds. Set on an elevated site, there are stunning views out towards the Cooley Mountains.

    Built c.1967 the house was named after the horse Ansar owned by the former owners of the property. The successful Dermot Weld trained horse won the Galway Plate back-to-back in 2004 and 2005.

    A private gated entrance leads towards a forecourt area which offers ample parking space. Steps lead up towards the front door which open into an impressive entrance hall which features marble flooring and a chandelier.

    Off the entrance hall is the sitting room which is split-level and includes an open fireplace. Continuing through the house is the dining room / living room with an open fireplace and wall panelling. A lovely feature is the sliding doors which open out to the south-westerly facing patio.

    The kitchen / conservatory is the focal point of the home and is a wonderful light-filled designed space with views onto the front garden and also out towards the terrace. The conservatory features Italian style hand painted walls and ceilings while there are also French doors which lead out to the front garden.

    Off the kitchen is a utility room and a leisure room with features in situ. There is access from here out toward the terrace.

    Off the main entrance hall is the connecting bedroom corridor which offers access to the master bedroom suite. This room is connected to a south-facing sunroom which allows plenty of natural sunlight into the bedroom. There are four further bedrooms with one further ensuite.

    A unique feature of the home is the office which is located at the basement floor. This has its own separate entrance at surface level and is ideal for those working from home in a private space which is also connected to the home.

    In total the accommodation extends to approximately 336 sq m / 3,615 sq ft.

    Gardens & Grounds
    The exquisite, landscaped gardens were designed by the award-winning Paul Martin and are an outstanding feature of the property. Enclosed by hedging, the private grounds are predominantly laid to lawn, interspersed with shrubs, flowering plants and mature trees. Features include a Wisteria tree in the terrace, birch trees, rhododendrons, azaleas, and a flame tree.

    There is a pergola and a water fountain in the front garden while the rear garden is south-facing and features a Japanese garden and a children's playhouse.

    There is also a separate gated entrance off the L3168 Ardee Road which opens into a lovely tree lined avenue which leads up towards the garden and outbuildings to the rear. The grounds extend to about 0.6 hectare / 1.6 acres in total.

    Outbuildings There is an assortment of useful outbuildings include a timber shed, log store and a glasshouse.

    General Remarks

    Strictly by private appointment with Savills Residential & Country Agency.

    A91 PXP4

    Fixtures & Fittings
    All fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale including garden statuary, light fittings, and other removable fittings, although some items may be available by separate negotiation.

    Oil fired central heating, septic tank, mains water (there is also a private well) and mains electricity.
    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.

    Best Offers Date
    A date for best offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are asked to register their interest with the selling agents following inspection. The sellers reserve the right to exchange a Contract for the sale of any part of the subjects of sale ahead of a notified closing date and will not be obliged to accept the highest or any offer.

    Financial Guarantee
    All offers (regardless of the country of residence of the offering party) must be accompanied by a guarantee or suitable form of reference from a bank, which gives the sellers satisfaction that the purchaser has access to the funds required to complete the purchase at the offered price.


    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

    BER Details - BER D2 - BER No.103003190

Local information

  • Dundalk (2.5 km), the county town of Louth, offers an abundance of services, amenities, and shopping nearby. The charming town hugs the banks of the Castletown River which flows into Dundalk Bay. The nearby Blackrock (7 km) is a popular seafront residential area, nestled on the shoreline of Dundalk Bay, with a host of eateries, shops, and pleasant walks along its promenade. Drogheda (32 km), which is Ireland's largest town, provides a wide range of shops, culture, and professional services.
  • The nearby area offers a wide variety of quality sporting and recreational activities. For racegoers, Dundalk Stadium (6 km) is Ireland's only all-weather horse and greyhound racetrack. There is no shortage of golf courses nearby with Dundalk Golf Club being 4.5 kilometres distant and Ardee Golf Club 17 kilometres distant. County Louth Golf Club is a spectacular links and championship course in Baltray (37 km) which hosted the Irish Open in 2004 and 2009.
  • There are good choices locally for primary schools. For secondary education, there are excellent secondary schools in Dundalk including Gaelschoil Dhun Dealgan and also the Dundalk Grammar School, which offers both day and full-time boarding. Dundalk Institute of Technology is a top-performing third-level centre of education which serves the North Leinster-South Ulster region.
  • There are good transport links nearby including M1 motorway (Junction 16) which is only 3 km from the property which connects Dublin to Belfast. The M50 is 72 km distant, and Dublin Airport (71 km) is easily accessible via the M1. There is an excellent Dublin to Belfast train service with a station in the nearby Dundalk (2.5 km) and a daily bus service to Drogheda and Dublin City Centre.

Additional information

  • Directions: The Eircode is A91 PXP4.