Valley View Cottage, Barracurragh, Gorey, Co. Wexford
Valley View Cottage, Barracurragh, Gorey, Co. Wexford
Valley View Cottage is a spectacular, energy efficient country home set on approximately 1.2 acres, perched on an elevated setting which enjoys panoramic countryside views.
This impressive home is presented in excellent condition throughout and it has been tastefully renovated in recent years to the highest possible standards. If that wasnt enough, the property achieves an A3 energy rating thanks to its triple glazed windows & high quality insulation and a full array of solar panels (PV) with battery. The new owners will have a future proofed home, where energy costs are well catered for.
This stunning 5 bedroom country residence provides for all the conveniences of modern life. The generous and well-appointed accommodation extends to an impressive 265 sq. m. (2852 sq. ft.). The adjoining garage, with its electric door, is ideal for storage and possible conversion should the need arise.
There is much to appreciate with this property both internally & externally including a kitchen designed, built and installed by Andrew Ryan where the worktops are granite, in a leather finish, crafted by Miller Bros. All appliances are high end, highest energy efficiency by top name manufacturers such as Siemens, Bosch, Westin Stratus and Rangemaster.
Renovations include K&K windows, 100% LED lighting throughout, LPG Combi Boiler by Viessmann with efficiency over 95%, controlled by Climote for remote and app driven with 3 zones; Velux windows some with shades, 1 with remote control opener; Briggs and Stratton 8 kw standby generator with automatic changeover switch; electric gates as you enter the property; monitored security system by Sovereign Systems; Wall box pulsar Electric Car Charger and an electric garage door open for added security and convenience.
Valley View Cottage is located 2.5km from the popular village of Kilanerin, which is less than one hours drive South of Dublin City and one hour from Rosslare Europort.
Kilanerin is a picturesque village with numerous amenities including a primary school, local shop & fuel station, public house, church and large, well used GAA grounds. The pride of the village is the Kilanerin Community Centre which has a coffee shop, business centre, salon, sports hall, playground, and more coming all the time along with numerous sporting facilities. For those who enjoy walking, there are many walking trails such as Curragh Woods, Hollyfort and Ballyfad.
The area has always been popular with commuters given its close proximity to the M11 motorway. Home offices, working from home, and the local high end business centre all add to the value of this location.
The rolling landscapes surrounding the property offers a perfect backdrop for life in the country. Beautiful views and the feeling of seclusion add to the appeal of this superb home. Overlooking the Bann River valley, up to Annagh Hill & Croghan, you will have the peace of knowing there will be no building to reduce your views.
The fields in the valley are far, far off any road. There are a variety of walking trails just on your doorstep including from Croghan Mountain to Annagh Hill and Kilanerin Wood to Tinahely.
Gorey town is a mere 10 minute drive from the property and offers an array of amenities such as primary & secondary schools, restaurants, hotels, pubs, cafes, supermarkets, leisure centres, boutiques and so much more. Gorey is a modern town with a traditional feel.
Its rich history as a market trading town is reflected today in the high number of local businesses and producers. It is close to the coast with miles of sandy beaches attracting a big summer population.
The region is abundant with everything from high fashion to authentic gourmet eateries, great places to stay, as well unlimited outdoor recreations, a thriving arts and culture community and plenty of pubs filled with live music and energetic atmosphere.
Outdoor activities include hunting, trekking, fishing and sailing. The local area is well serviced with shopping, leisure and educational facilities, from pre-school to 3rd level education. There are numerous golf courses within a short distance to include Ballymoney, Courtown, Arklow & Woodenbridge.
As you enter the property you are greeted by a large entrance hallway with double height ceilings and which acts as a central hub for the entire house. Immediately, your focus is drawn towards the open plan kitchen, living and dining area with its fabulous bespoke Andrew Ryan Kitchen and the 270-degree views of the unspoilt countryside. The abundance of glazing lets you enjoy the views over the valley below through all the seasons.
French doors lead to the southwest facing patio area which further benefits from a clever retractable awning system for those sunny and damp days.
The utility room is located off the kitchen with fully fitted units, a separate door to the side garden and a neatly designed guest WC to further complement this intelligent use of space.
As you come back into the central hub, the entrance hallway, you are greeted by a snug/sitting room which is an ideal place to further admire the views while enjoying some quiet time. An open fireplace with traditional surround and built-in book cases to complete the look and provide a cosy spot for relaxation.
Two generous bedrooms are located along the hall to the front of the house which provide plenty of space for any member of the family.
At the end of the hallway, there is a master bedroom in its current form however, this room has been cleverly designed to be used as a second living room, if required, given its generous proportions, spectacular views and its French doors leading to the aforementioned patio area. There is the further benefit of a Jack and JillTMbathroom which can serve as a beautiful family bathroom and also an ensuite.
The ground floor accommodation is completed by the secure garage which is ideal for storage or perhaps that classic car you always dreamed of!
First floor accommodation follows on from the high quality enjoyed on the ground floor. Each room is light filled, spacious and boasting more of the spectacular views.
On the left as you reach the landing is a large triple aspect room that is currently laid out as an office space. This could be easily enjoyed as a bedroom. There is an added bonus of a solid fuel stove.
Moving through the remainder of the upstairs is a generous landing area with an attractive seating area. A further well proportioned 2 double bedrooms and a playroom, with one enjoying an ensuite bathroom. Each of these rooms has west-facing views of Annagh Hill and the surrounding pristine countryside.
Situated on a quiet country road, Valley View Cottage has the perfect blend of privacy & seclusion without the feeling of being isolated. Entering through the electric gates, you are greeted by a tarmacadam driveway with a manicured lawn area, bordered by freshly landscaped flower beds and mature planting.
Listen to the sound of the water features, pond and fountains, for the special tranquillity that water provides. The house has 3 rainwater collection containers in strategic positions, all gutters and fascia are recently upgraded and the full exterior has had a fresh paint job.
There is vehicular access to the rear gardens at the garage side of the property. This leads to the large rear garden space which hosts the exceptionally impressive solar panels. There is plenty of opportunity for further development of the lower rear garden and may well prove useful for the addition of garage/outbuildings should one require same.
Broadband, Private Well Water, Private Septic Tank & Solar panels, Electric Car Charging Point, Electric Gates, Rain Water Harvesting, Monitored Security System, Briggs and Stratton 8 kw standby generator with automatic changeover switch, LPG Combi Boiler by Viessmann Vitodens, LED Lighting throughout.
Impressive family home set on an elevated site measuring approx. 1.2 acres & with unspoilt panoramic views
Accommodation over 2 floors measuring approximately 265 sq. m. (2852 sq. ft.).
Energy efficient achieving an A rating with extensive PV Solar Panels, LPG Heating by biofuels and rain water harvesting.
Unspoilt panoramic views across the north Wexford Countryside.
Exceptional quality & attention to detail with all features in the house including solid timber floors, bespoke Andrew Ryan Kitchen with integrated appliances.
Triple glazed windows and doors by K & K Windows.
South west facing rear garden with an enclosed patio area and excellent views.
Generous and well appointed bedroom & living accommodation throughout.
Located in a picturesque North Wexford setting just 10 minutes drive from Gorey Town and less than one hour from South Dublin.
Short distance from the picturesque village of Kilanerin with its many amenities at your doorstep.
- Impressive family home set on an elevated site measuring approx. 1.2 acres & with unspoilt panoramic views
- Energy efficient achieving an A rating with extensive PV Solar Panels, LPG Heating by biofuels and rain water harvesting.
- Unspoilt panoramic views across the north Wexford Countryside.
- Exceptional quality & attention to detail with all features in the house including solid timber floors, bespoke Andrew Ryan Kitchen with integrated ap
- Located in a picturesque North Wexford setting just 10 minutes drive from Gorey Town and less than one hour from South Dublin.