co kildare: a modern classic
Georgian-style property designed for 3 euros on the market.
The six bedroom country house was built seven years ago, which proves that the owners are very specific about what they like and want in their new home.
The couple, a well-known vet and his wife, originally owned Corbally House and Stud, was rated as one of the top ten commercial studs in Europe.
However, the couple decided to retire from the veterinary industry and the booming blood bank business and sold the Corbally House and Stud in 1999.
However, they were not willing to leave altogether and were smart enough to keep the 16-acre stallion section in order to build their new home.
With the help of Dublin
Their architect, John O\'Connell, designed and built the Ashley House.
The owner explained: \"We all enjoyed our old house, this is the Georgian property, John is an expert in Georgian style, so we designed ashili and it was exactly what we wanted.
\"We were involved in design and architecture and it took about 10 months in total,\" she recalls . \".
\"We like it very much.
\"It\'s easy to understand why --
Ashleigh is an amazing home with excellent performance both inside and outside.
The House leads through an electric door to a huge gravel front yard with complete privacy in the heart of its own 16 acres. The south-
The garden facing the terraces is neatly trimmed with three studs
There is a fenced yard behind.
From the pillar entrance, the granite steps rise to the front door to reach the beautiful reception hall with its solid oak floor, white marble Adams fireplace and curved staircase.
The huge living room has a double side, another striking Adams carved marble fireplace and Georgian grate.
Next door, south-
The restaurant is open to French doors leading to a slate terrace and a garden.
The kitchen is bright and warm with solid wooden units, granite countertops and central islands. It has a two-
Oven Aga, de Dietrich gas stove, electric oven and sliding door to breakfast/family room.
With French double doors to the garden terrace, this room is the perfect place to relax when visiting the outdoor land.
The ground floor also includes offices, cloakrooms, utility rooms and back rooms.
Upstairs, there is a vast landing area on the first floor and four of the six bedrooms.
The master bedroom has views of the South and West, as well as an en-suite bathroom and a dressing room with a wardrobe.
The other three large bedrooms in the building are also suites, one with its own dressing room.
The second floor includes a loft room: a large terrace and two other bedrooms, one of which is a suite.
The traditional and modern features of Ashleigh are intertwined: high ceilings, cornflowers and window frames, as well as safety alerts, under-floor heating and stereo plumbing music.
There are two of them.
Storey mews residence suitable for guest or staff accommodation.
A large building adjacent to the paddock will be ideal for stability.
However, after eight years of happy time at the ashili House, the owner decided to scale down and move closer to the city of Dublin.
\"We want something smaller and easier to manage,\" the owner explained . \".
\"Ashley is too big for both of us.
\"It is gratifying that the move will bring them closer to their children and grandchildren, all of whom live in Dublin.
There is no doubt that their departure will herald the arrival of a new family that can thrive in the ashili family.