San Lorenzo, New Line, Monasterboice, Co. Louth

For Sale: € 1 100 000 (Detached)

4 8 613 sq.m

Property Description

We are delighted to bring what is without doubt one of County Louth’s finest domestic properties to the market. This stunningly decorated, light-filled three storey house, which sits on 3.5 acres, has been finished to the highest standard by its owners. The perfect combination of luxury and comfort, this unique family residence delivers seamless flow between its warm, cosy interiors and award-winning outdoor spaces. To fully appreciate this property, early viewing is recommended.

This Georgian style property is finished to an extremely high level and has been very well maintained. Access is from electric wrought iron gates which lead to a sweeping drive flanked by manicured gardens.

The entrance hall, which has a porcelain tiled floor and a mosaic detail opens to a spiral staircase which leads to the main living areas on the second and third floors. At the top of this stairs is a feature glass roof window. To the sides of the hall are the utility, which includes a sauna and steam shower, back stairs and access to a covered walkway to the carport. On the opposite side of hall is the cinema room with a home bar.

On the first floor the landing opens to a large area full of natural light, directly ahead is the kitchen, on the left is a large office and access to the drawing room, a real highlight of the house. On the right is a guest WC, dining room and sitting room. The recently installed kitchen is well appointed with painted solid wood wall and floor units which has quartz worktops and an Alpha range. The island, which is finished as above, has a built-in sink and hob. To the rear of the kitchen is a pantry/preparation area and also contains a Belfast sink. The kitchen opens out to the family room which takes in views of the gardens and has access to the patio area via two sets of French doors. The drawing room has double doors from the family room and is dual aspect and has a feature Granite Fire place with slate hearth making it a wonderful room for entertaining. On the right-hand side of the kitchen is the living room with views of the walled garden and features a solid fuel stove and sliding pocket doors to both the kitchen and the dining room. The dining room is located to the front of the house and is duel aspect with views towards the round tower.

The second floor comprises four bedrooms in total, all of which are ensuite. The expansive and beautifully decorated master suite has access to the rear balcony overlooking the garden. Both the master suite and front bedroom have feature balcony Velux windows which take full advantage of the sweeping views towards the round tower. The Master suite includes a bathroom with a jacuzzi bath, two dressing areas, a second smaller bathroom, bedroom, shoe/ storage room, make up room and door to main balcony.

The property’s gardens, which have been featured in multiple magazine features, are really something to behold. The outside of the property is fully landscaped with a mix of perennial and seasonal beds as well as two award winning gardens designed by Andrew Christopher Dunne. The first is a walled garden located to the right-hand side of the house. The garden has steel sleeper raised beds and steel sculptures, a waterfall feature and covered BBQ area which has an island with built in sink, gas BBQ and gas hob, quartz worktop, feature stone wall with stove, wood panel celling and down lights, providing a truly unique space for outdoor entertaining. The second award winning garden is located near the top of the site behind the house. It has a waterfall which runs into a pound area covered by wrought iron grates in a wave design. this runs up to a wood and glass garden room which is glazed on three sides with sliding doors and is wired and has a WC This can be used as a home office, hobbie room or meditative space. Beside the house off the paved patio area is a covered and walled pergola with a stove. The rest of the gardens are all well maintained there are some mature trees and a small wooded area with willow trees. There is a garage to the rear of the garden with can be accessed by the 2nd gate to the property and there are some apple trees planted here.

Commercial Potential

This property, while a domestic dwelling, does have significant commercial potential. Perhaps, as a luxury B&B, or a bespoke wedding venue. Also, given its location in an historic greenbelt area, it could make for a fabulous retreat.


4 bedrooms, all ensuite

New state-of-the art kitchen recently added

Outdoor BBQ and cooking area

Cinema Room

Home Bar


Private well

Septic tank

3-zone heating

Rainwater harvesting for garden use.

Award-winning gardens which include a fully-equipped garden house

Electric gates with video intercom and monitored CCTV

Located in beautiful Monasterboice, with views of the magnificent round tower.

BER Rating

BER Number: 111435632 Energy Performance Indicator: 112.57 kWh/m2/yr

Property Location

Address: San Lorenzo, New Line, Newtown Monasterboice, Monasterboice, County Louth, Ireland

Area: Newtown County: Co. Louth
The property is located in the heart of Irelands ancient east with the historic ruins of Monasterboice which house the magnificent round tower, about 35 metres high and visible from the property. The site is also home to one of Ireland’s impressive High Cross’s the Muiredach’s High Cross which stands at 5.5 metres high. The historic sites of Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth are also within a few kilometres of the property while the walled town of Drogheda, soon to host the Fleadh Cheoil, is 10km to the south and offers a wide range of shopping and dining options. The M1 (1.5km to the south) gives easy access to both Dublin city and airport and Belfast.

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