North Lodge, Archerstown, Clonmellon, Co. Meath

Sale Agreed: POA (Detached)

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Property Description

For sale by private treaty
- Superbly restored and extended cottage on 0.23 hectares (0.57 acre) site
- Many period features and quality fixtures and fittings
- Located close to Clonmellon and Mullingar

Clonmellon (Irish: Ráistín) is a small village officially in County Westmeath although on the border with County Meath. It is situated on the N52 road between Kells in County Meath and Delvin in County Westmeath. The village itself is located on the N52 Mullingar to Dundalk Road.

There are notable historic sites in the area such as Ballinlough Castle, Killua castle which is the ancestral home of T.E Laurence (Laurence of Arabia) and has an obelisk dedicated to Sir Walter Raleigh to mark where he planted some of the first potatoes introduced to Ireland. and St John's Church which dates from 1790. The historic town of Kells is also a short distance away. There are other country amenities available in the area as well as excellent horse pursuits in the vicinity with racing nearby in Kilbeggan and Navan.

Distances (Approx.)
Clonmellon: 4.8 km | 3 miles
Kells: 17.6 km | 11 miles
Mullingar Town Centre: 28 km | 17 miles
Navan Town Centre: 31 km | 19 miles
Dublin International Airport: 75 km | 47 miles
Dublin City Centre: 76 km | 47 miles
Belfast: 157 km | 97 miles

North Lodge was built in the late 17th early 18th century as a labourers cottage to the nearby Archerstown Estate (now demolished). It was thoughtfully extended in 2006 to enhance the cottage ideal while improving the living accommodation. It extends to approx. 152 square metres (1,640 square feet) including the utility and office and is finished to high standard. Notable features include gothic revival hardwood casement windows, limestone sills, hood mouldings, traditional lime render, solid walnut, birch, oak & maple flooring.

A particular feature is the entrance porch leading into the double height reception room which benefits from a mezzanine floor and large amounts of natural light as the room is triple aspect. This room leads to the kitchen and the master bedroom with a en suite which is currently in use as a walk in wardrobe. At the end of this hall is the bathroom which is fully tiled and finished to a high standard. This leads to a connecting corridor from the new extension to the original cottage which also has access to the rear courtyard.

The original cottage has been renovated and now includes a centralsitting room with two double bedrooms off the central space as well as the original front door.

From the courtyard there is a utility room which is plumbed for a washing machine and has space for a dryer. There is also access from the utility to an office which has access to the front of the house. There is also another two storage rooms adjacent to the office and these rooms could be incorporated into the main house.

The property sits on a mature, landscaped site of approx. 0.57 acre which is primarily found to the side of the property. There is a separate vehicular access to a side yard which has the benefit of a storage shed.

Water is provided by a mains connection, waste is by a bio cycle installed in 2006 and heating is oil fired central heating.


The accommodation is finished to a very high standard throughout. The property comprises of a: Porch, Entrance Hall, double height Sitting Room with mezzanine, Kitchen, Living Room, Master Bedroom with Walk In Wardrobe (plumbed for en suite), bathroom, corridor linking new extension to original cottage which has Sitting room, Bedroom (2), Bedroom (3) and original front Porch. Adjacent to the living accommodation is a self-contained office which can link to the utility and another store room which has the potential to be converted.

BER Rating

BER Number: 111226163 Energy Performance Indicator: 335.01

Property Location

Address: North Lodge, Sranaboll, Archerstown, County Meath, Ireland

Area: Delvin County: Co. Meath Eir Code: N91 X4H1
From Dublin travel down the M3 to Kells. At the roundabout take the N52 to Clonmellon. In Clonmellon, drive straight down the Main Street and take the Killallon road (passing ESSO Clonmellon Motor Ltd on the right) for 1.4 km and turn left (signposted Archerstown). Continue down this road for 3.3 km and the property is on the right.
GPS 53.657883, -7.084098, Eircode N91 X4H1

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