West Lodge is a magnificent family home that sits on a sprawling 2-acre site, providing ample room for outdoor living and recreation. This charming property combines modern architectural design with the tranquility of country living and is perfect for those seeking privacy and peaceful surroundings. Built-in 2004, this home boasts spacious and stylish interiors, making it ideal for a contemporary family lifestyle.
The property is situated in a private and secluded setting and offers stunning countryside views, with the added convenience of being just a short distance from the bustling city of Waterford and the coastal haven of Tramore. The site also has the potential for keeping ponies in the adjoining field, offering even more outdoor living and recreation opportunities for the whole family.
As you enter the property via an ancient ash woodland entrance, the driveway meanders through mature hedges and down an Irish birch avenue, leading to the front and side of the house. With ample parking provided, you and your guests will never have to worry about finding a place to park.
Accommodation includes: Entrance hall, living/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, sitting room, study, 5 bedrooms (master en suite) and two bathroom.
An inviting entrance opens into the porch which flows into a most impressive living/dining room on the ground floor.
9.58m x 4.17m (31' 5" x 13' 8") Bright and spacious open plan family living/dining room which features a stove and a Kilkenny stone mantelpiece. The living room/dining room has bespoke-designed double doors which open into the kitchen/breakfast room. A staircase from the living room leads up to the first floor with 3 additional bedrooms.
3.56m x 5.08m (11' 8" x 16' 8") Kitchen/breakfast room which features fully fitted units, and a useful utility room.
Utility Room with Guest WC:
4.10m x 4.05m (13' 5" x 13' 3")
3.56m x 4.01m (11' 8" x 13' 2") There is also a cozy sitting room with French windows which open out onto the sun terrace.
3.57m x 2.93m (11' 9" x 9' 7")
2.26m x 1.20m (7' 5" x 3' 11")
3.57m x 2.95m (11' 9" x 9' 8")
3.57m x 2.95m (11' 9" x 9' 8")
1.95m x 3.66m (6' 5" x 12' 0")
Master Bedroom 1:
3.68m x 3.17m (12' 1" x 10' 5") Feature fitted wardrobes
1.96m x 1.73m (6' 5" x 5' 8")
3.70m x 2.03m (12' 2" x 6' 8") Feature fitted wardrobes.
2.70m x 2.02m (8' 10" x 6' 8") Feature fitted wardrobes.
Outside and Services:
Gardens & Grounds
The house is surrounded by about 1 acre of mature gardens, lawns, and a lovely suntrap terrace area to the side of the house, ideal for al-fresco dining. An adjoining field is accessed from the gardens, and also via a gate off the woodland avenue. It is ideal for equestrian use or potentially a fruit and vegetable orchard. In total the grounds extend to about 0.8 hectare / 2 acres.
West Lodge has a wonderful private situation close to Waterford City, Tramore, the N25 and N9. The historic city of Waterford is world-renowned for its famous crystal and glass-making industry. The Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre is open to the public and is a very popular tourist amenity within the area. The fifth largest and oldest city in Ireland, Waterford provides a full range of services, amenities, education, cultural activities and is home to one of the country's major cargo ports providing links to continental Europe.
Waterford City (8 km) offers plenty of shopping options, with many cosy pubs, traditional music and excellent seafood. Healthcare facilities include University Hospital Waterford and Whitfield private hospital. The seaside town of Tramore (8 km) is closeby, offering Waterford and Tramore Racecourse and is a surfer's paradise, with its Blue Flag beach which stretches around 5 km attracting both Irish and International visitors for its array of water sports on offer. Dunmore East (21 km) is a popular tourist and fishing village. This picturesque village has perfect sandy coves and beaches, parks and woods, along with award winning restaurants, pubs and cafes.
A key highlight is the Waterford Greenway which opened in 2017 and provides 46 km of cycle paths from Waterford City to the coastal town of Dungarvan, with the Comeragh Mountains as a backdrop. The Comeragh Mountains are popular for mountain climbers and cyclists with the Coumshingaun Loop Walk a main attraction for hikers.
Golfers are well catered for in the surrounding area with quality courses located in the surrounding area. There are nearby golf clubs including Tramore Golf Club (10 km), Waterford Golf Club (13 km), Faithlegg (16 km) and Dungarvan Golf Club (39 km).
For schooling the property is within walking distance to the local Butlerstown primary school with numerous options for both primary and secondary schools in Waterford City. The Southeast Technological University (5 km) is also in Waterford City.
The property is located only 6.5 km from the N25 road which connects Cork (117 km) with Rosslare Port (82 km) via Waterford City. Cork Airport is 123 km distant while Dublin can be easily reached with the M50 only 162 km via the M9 (11 km).
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