"Ochan", Durhamstown, Navan - Residence on 8.7 acres

Sale Agreed: € 925 000 (Detached)


Property Description

Ochan is a magnificently presented family home on approximately 8.7 acres of mature gardens and grounds with equestrian facilities and all in the heart of County Meath.

'Ochan' is an immaculately presented family home that has been maintained to the highest of standards. The ground floor is well laid out. The entrance hall is a welcoming space with solid wooden flooring and feature staircase. To the right is the formal drawing room that is an exceptional entertaining room. The room is complete with solid wooden flooring and feature marble surround open fireplace. To the rear is the sunroom that links to the back patio area very well. The room is suitable for all year around but especially those long summer days. Next to the sunroom is the formal dining room that is well located beside the kitchen for easy access. The dining room again has solid wood flooring with views to the rear and is complete with a gas fire with marble surround. The Kitchen, which is at the heart of the residence has a very homely atmosphere and embraces traditional elements such as the AGA which completes this quintessential country kitchen making it a truly warm and inviting space. Double French doors seamlessly link the kitchen to a south facing garden. A cosy family room is just off the kitchen to the front of the house and is great space for everyday family living. There is also a self-contained one bedroomed granny-flat with its own access that can easily be used for work at home office. A utility/boot room and d.s.w.c complete the ground floor accommodation. The first floor has an easy layout and has 4 excellent bedrooms. The master bedroom is bright and spacious with a walk-in wardrobe and ensuite with power shower. The other 3 bedrooms are all good in size with a large family bathroom with jacuzzi bath and power shower completing the space. The attic space is excellent for storage and is a good space for potential conversion into living space.


The gardens and grounds immediately surrounding the residences are extremely well kept and the garden has been well planned to provide colour and privacy. In total there are approx. 3.5 Hectares (8.7 Acres) of lands. Electric gates secure the garden and grounds from the front, while mature hedging ensures the rear and to the side of the grounds are most private. Three separate paddocks surround the residence with excellent grazing lands that would be perfect for several ponies or horses.

There are good equestrian facilities with their own access from the main road through an agricultural entrance. They include 4 loose boxes, storage and tack room. There is also a large garage with space for 3 cars.


'Ochan' is located just outside the town of Navan in County Meath which is named 'The Royal County' due to its history as the seat of the High King of Ireland. Meath is the 14th largest county in Ireland and the 9th in terms of population. Meath was formed from the eastern part of the former Kingdom of Mide but now forms part of the province of Leinster. The seat of the High King of Ireland was located at Tara Hill, which is only some 7 km / 4.3 miles from Navan. The archaeological complex of Bru na Boinne is around 5,000 years old and includes the burial sites of Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth, in the north-east of the county and are designated a World Heritage Site. Navan is on the banks of the River Boyne and River Blackwater and is the administrative town of Meath. There are many beautiful walks along the River Boyne and indeed the River Blackwater and the area is famous for the 'The Boyne Way'. In 2016, Navan had a population of 30,173, making it the fifth largest town in Ireland.

There is excellent racing nearby in Navan and Fairyhouse, with Leopardstown, Naas, Punchestown and The Curragh within easy driving distance. There is also superb walks throughout the area along the River Boyne, Hill of Tara and Newgrange is only a short distance from the town. Golfers are catered for with some magnificent courses close by such as Killeen Castle, Headford, Knightsbrook, Co. Meath and Royal Tara. There is also a large amount of clubs such as the GAA, equestrian centres, athletics and soccer. There is excellent shopping options in the town and main street with a number of restaurants and public houses and both primary schools and secondary schools in the area are highly recommended.


Electric Gates

Excellent family accommodation

Landscaped gardens with excellent maturity and privacy

Superb equestrian facilities

Oil Fired central heating system

Stud railed fencing throughout

Excellent access points into property

Superb grazing lands suitable for grazing

High Speed Broadband (fibre optic)

Internal Multi Point telephone system (ISDN Line)

Ground Floor ceiling height 10'6

BER Rating

Property Location

Address: "Ochan"

Area: Durhamstown Postal Area: Navan County: Co Meath Eir Code: C15 HX26
Navan Town Centre: 7 km | 4.3 miles
Dublin International Airport: 61 km | 37 miles
Dublin City Centre: 57 km | 35 miles
Trim: 14 km | 8 miles
Belfast: 142 km | 88 miles
Ashbourne: 40 km | 24 miles
All distances and times are approximate

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