"Sycamore House", Pottlebane, Carnaross, Kells, Co. Meath

Sale Agreed: € 240 000 (Period Country Home)

3 3 117 sq.m

Property Description

Stone Fronted Period Residence on 0.56 Acres
Sympathetically Extended and Renovated


Beautiful Rural Location, Surrounded by Rolling Fields
Easily Accessible to Towns & Road Networks, N3 & M3
Carnaross 4.5km, Kells 11km, Navan 23km, Dublin 74km

A two storey stone fronted period residence with colonnaded entrance porch on 0.56 of an acre. The property underwent a high specification renovation in 2002 including a two storey extension in red brick which beautifully compliments the original section of the property.

A commonplace feature with country living is the use of the back door as the main entry, and with this in mind the layout of ‘Sycamore House’ has been designed to place the Main Hall 1.47m x 3.85m at the rear of house. The space is bright from part glazed PVC external door with tiled floor and provides access to all ground floor rooms including Guest WC 1.22m x 2.47m Fitted with wc, whb, wainscoting with mosaic tiled border and tiled floor with matching mosaic detail.

Sittingroom 3.92m x 8.39m The ‘true’ front door opens directly into this large, bright room with two windows, feature fireplace with brick back, limestone hearth and pine mantle inset with Waterford Stanley wood-burning stove. Pine flooring, pine staircase with storage, downlights, coving, oak shelving, feature alcove, alarm panel and panic button complete the space.

Kitchen 4.24m x 5.13m Archway from main hall opens directly into this triple aspect, spacious room with feature brick wall, pine panelled ceiling, tiled floor, tiled splashback and French doors to patio. Fitted with cream painted wall and floor units including country dresser with glass fronted display, island breakfast bar with storage and window pelmet all with oak style worktops, crown moldings and handles. Downlights, chrome sockets and switches, TV and phone points finish the space. Zanussi ceramic hob, Thor electric oven, extractor hood, Fischer & Paymel fridge freezer and Beko dishwasher included in sale.


Utility 2.49m x 1.76m & 1.61m x 0.56m Fitted with oak floor units, shelving, sink, tiled floor and coat rack. Plumbed for washing machine with Indesit tumble dryer included in sale.

Landing 0.93m x 4.50m x 1.05m x 1.10m Hosting shelved walk-in hotpress 1.25m x 1.20m and access to attic.

Master Bedroom 4.07m x 3.54m With laminate flooring, mirrored Sliderobes which cleverly mask access to ensuite, access to shelved attic storage 1.80m x 5.50m and phone point. Ensuite Fully tiled and fitted with wc, whb and Triton AS200XT electric shower.

Bedroom 2 2.63m x 3.93m Dual aspect with laminate floor.

Bedroom 3 2.89m x 1.89m x 0.75m x 1.14m With laminate floor.

Bathroom 1.88mm x 2.72m Extensively tiled including full bath area, splashback and porcelain flooring. Fitted with wc, whb, bath with Triton T90xr electric shower overhead and window.

The 0.56 acre site is fully enclosed with mature trees including the sycamore tree from which it takes it’s name, hedgerow, fencing and part walling. A gated entrance opens to curved tarmacadem driveway to the rear of the house. The balance of the grounds are predominantly laid out in lawn with a paved patio area immediately off the kitchen. (see site map overleaf).

Carnaross is a small town 4km northwest of Kells on the R147 road between Kells and Virginia. The village provides many amenities including school, grocers, newsagent, post office, restaurant and pubs. ‘Sycamore House’, Pottlebane is located a mere 4.5km from the village and is set amidst beautiful rolling countryside.

Without sacrificing quiet country living the property enjoys easy access to many towns along the R147, N3 and M3 road networks including Kells 11km, Virginia 12km, Navan 23km and Dublin 74km. This ensures a wide choice of facilities; shops and shopping centres, schools, healthcare services including hospitals, various sporting pursuits, restaurants, pubs, cinemas, etc.

For those with an interest in history and or walking or fishing, the towns of Kells and Virginia in particular have much to offer with Round Towers, High Crosses, the Spire of Lloyd and many lakes.


Period residence sympathetically extended and renovated in 2002.

Carpets, curtains, blinds, light fittings, Zanussi ceramic hob, Thor electric oven, extractor hood, Fischer & Paymel fridge freezer, Beko dishwasher and Indesit tumble dryer included in sale

Fully alarmed.

Oil fired central heating, complimented with wood burning stove in sittingroom (not connected to c/heating).

Pine doors throughout.

PVC double glazed windows, fascia, soffits and gutters

Water from private well (200ft) with filtration system.

Drainage by septic tank.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside.

BER Rating

BER Number: 108680646 Energy Performance Indicator: 243.95

Property Location

Address: Sycamore House, Pottlebane, Carnaross, County Meath, Ireland

Area: Carnaross County: Co. Meath Eir Code: A82 DK50
From Navan/Dublin: On leaving the M3 continue on the N3 dual carriageway signposted Virginia. Exit dual carriageway following sign for Virginia then take the 1st left signposted Edenburt/The Forge Restaurant. At the restaurant turn left, take the first right and the house is 700 metres along on the left.

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