‘Briden House’, Mansfieldtown, Castlebellingham, Co. Louth
‘Briden House’ Castlebellingham, Co. Louth The stunning property is a detached 5 bedroom house built in 2003 and situated on an approximate 0. 6 acre site. It is surrounded by a timber fence to the rear and both sides along neighbours gardens and a brick ball and railings along the front with a centre set of electric gates.
The house extends to 390m2 with further usable space of 90m2 within the Attic, when converted as it has full headroom with all wiring and heating pipes installed as well as telephone sockets. The ceilings heights are 2.80 mts. and all Rooms are very large in area resulting in a sense of great space. The large Kitchen, Utility Room, Porch , Conservatory, Bathrooms are Tiled, while two Bedrooms and the Dining Room have Timber Floors and all other Rooms are Carpeted. Heating is provided by Oil Fired Boiler of large capacity to allow for any future House enlargement. Two bedrooms are en-suite with power showers and the main bathroom has a 2 seater jacuzzi bath. All 5 of the bedrooms have spacious built in wardrobes with 3 also having attached vanity desks. Every room has TV sockets and some also have telephone points.
There are 3 telephone lines into the house, as well as high speed broadband and satellite TV. Water is provided from council water mains and sewage piped into our own bio mass septic tank. There are 2 separate lounge rooms each with their own hand-crafted fireplaces which have gas inserts. The perimeter cavity walls have the benefit of additional insulated plastered dri-lining on all inside surfaces. The building is protected with inbuilt Smoke Detectors and a modern Alarm System. All internal Joinery is hand crafted, Doors are solid with Brass furnishings, Frames, Architraves, Skirtings as well as the bespoke wide Staircase and Gallery framing and internal Porch Screen are made from Red Oak and Glazed Panels in some of Double internal Doors are of Leaded Glass. All the Windows are White double glazed PVC ( 20 mm units ) and Gutters, Downpipes, Soffits, Fascias.
The entire House is built of traditional Masonry construction with a Slated Roof and cladded in Red Brick with Granite type Cills, vertical Quoin Stones, Pier Caps. The rear of the Property has an aspect due South, with a view over rolling Countryside that is mainly used for Tillage and has plentiful supply of Trees, Hedgerows, while our own large Garden is spread over 3 large manicured Lawns with Gravel Driveway to the front and large spacious Parking area to the side and rear of the House and Mature trees in the 2 front Lawns.
The large 2 car garage is like an Annex within the House and lends itself to very easy conversion to a 2 Bed Granny Flat or for Business use as our large Home office is located within this space but divided with a plastered Partition wall from the Garage.
The property is located within a 15 minute Drive to the larger Towns in the North East such as Drogheda, Dundalk, Ardee, and is 20 minute Drive to Newry across the Border in Northern Ireland while it is only a 35 minute drive to Dublin Airport and 45 minutes to the M50 Ring Road around Dublin. It is a 5 minute journey to the M1 Motorway at Exit 15. There is a variety of local Sporting options such as 2 GAA Clubs within 10 minutes as well as € 10 million GAA centre of excellence for Co.Louth and Greyhound and Horse racing Stadium in Dundalk and several Fitness Centres and Public Gym and Pools locally. There are 4 local Golf Clubs within 30 minutes drive as well as National Bus Routes and Train Station both in Dundalk and Drogheda, all servicing Dublin. There are several large Shopping Centres, Tesco, Dunnes Stores, Supervalu, M&S as well as multi screen Cinemas, 2 Concert and Stage venues, a large option of upmarket Bars, Restaurants, 5 Secondary Schools, 8 Primary Schools, Regional College (University accredited) and 2 Hospitals, all within a 20 minute drive. The Beaches at Blackrock and Annagassan are a mere 10 minutes drive away.