Ballydicken Upper, Crossabeg, Co. Wexford
Ballydicken Upper, Crossabeg, Co. Wexford
REA Halnon McKenna present this spectacular energy efficient modern detached home that enjoys beautiful views over the surrounding countryside. The house was completed in 2017 and it has been meticulously designed to include the highest possible standard of finishes and build techniques.
This commanding residence is set on an elevated plot measuring approximately 1.5 acres. This architecturally designed home extends to approximately 250 sq metres/2691Sq Ft and accommodation is well proportioned, and light filled throughout to include a car port, self contained office/storage room and a large south facing terraced area. The house is constructed on a full raft foundation which is an important design future to protect against Radon gases both now and into the future.
Some of the fine features include oil fired underfloor heating, high ceilings, high standard of insulation, a large south facing terrace area with panoramic views, 4 generous bedrooms and a wonderful mature setting that includes its very own orchard, glasshouse and tunnel.
The property is located just 10 minutes south of the end of the M11 Motorway & it is approached via a scenic drive through the beautiful Wexford Countryside and is accessed via wooden gates. The house is set in an elevated position to make the most of the view. This fine country home is an ideal setting for country living and with the availability of high speed broadband, it also provides a fantastic setting for working from home.
Tucked away with a feeling of calm and seclusion, you would be forgiven for thinking you were in a rural remote paradise. However, this attractive property is just a one hour drive south of South Dublin on the M11 motorway thanks to its recent upgrade works & extension. Wexford is the nearest commercial town, just a short 10 minute drive away, and has excellent express bus connections to Dublin city (UCD and city centre) and Dublin airport, as well as a shopping centre, cinema, the main supermarkets and restaurants, and more.
The charming market town of Gorey is just 25 minutes drive and is host to a number of great restaurants, shops, cafes and more. The seaside villages of Rosslare is just a 25 minute drive away by car. The world famous Curracloe beach is just a 15 minute drive away. Ballydicken Upper is perfectly situated to take advantage of everything the surrounding landscape has to offer, being a short drive from gorgeous beaches, rivers, forests, and the other wonders of Irelands South East.
From the scenic views to the natural woodland walks that lead all the way to the Slaney River, lovers of the outdoors are fully catered for. The scenic & quiet local road is safe for leisurely walks for all the family.
Upon entering the house, you are greeted with a welcoming and impressive reception hall that includes clever integrated storage space.
There is the convenience of tastefully finished shower room and a utility room that enjoys independent access to the rear of the house. The living & kitchen space offers that wow factor with its high curved ceilings that provide natural sunlight throughout the day.
The sleek fitted kitchen, with integrated appliances & breakfast bar, manages to be both functional & aesthetically pleasing. It opens up to a large dining area that overlooks the terrace and captures the view from every angle. The larder press is an example of both form and function.
Step outside onto the large terrace area to enjoy the panoramic views over the gardens and a southerly sunny aspect. You will also enjoy the serene surroundings and the gentle sounds of water flowing from your very own stream that cuts through the garden.
The sitting/living room enjoys the spectacular view thanks to the extensive use of glazing and the high ceilings. Cleverly, the room also has the necessary facility provided to cater for a log burning stove if so desired. Bedroom accommodation is generous and includes four large double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes & tiled floors.
The master bedroom includes a walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite bathroom. In keeping with the rest of the house, the bedrooms use glazing to great effect to ensure that each room is flooded with an abundance of natural light.
The property is a gardener's paradise with mature trees bordering the property at each side, well established orchard that produces a wide variety of fruits, a selection of high quality greenhouses & poly tunnels that are already producing a wide range of fruits & vegetables. In keeping with the efficiency of the house itself, the gardens have their very own irrigation system that replenishes water to ensure the best conditions for growing fruit and vegetables.
There is ample parking outside the property with the added bonus of a fully covered car port to protect you from the elements. To the rear of the property there is the self contained storage/office room that is ideal for many potential uses.
There is a wonderful mature woodland set behind the property which offers shelter and a charming natural habitat. There is a magnificent old stone building that border the garden close to the entrance which provides a wonderful opportunity to create an additional garden feature.
Excellent high speed Broadband Connection available.
Private well water
Self-sustained irrigation system for the gardens
Oil fired underfloor heating - this can easily be converted to Air to Water system if desired
Septic treatment system
Covered car port measuring approx. 56 sqm.