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Cootamundra, Kilquade, Co. Wicklow



For Sale




EPI: 111380820


Behind hardwood security gates lies Cootamundra – a truly awe inspiring, architect designed family home. This substantial property, comprising 5/6 bedrooms with 4 ensuites, on glorious grounds is equally as impressive as it’s village of residence. Kilquade needing little introduction has retained its historical charm and is host to the famous Arboretum/ garden centre. The area is synonymous with tranquillity, rolling countryside and imposing standalone houses with picturesque gardens and impressive entrance walls and gates.

Built in 2003 by the current owners Cootamaundra comes to the market in impeccable condition with a distinct Australian flavour set against a backdrop of magical woodland which adds to its intriguing, mystical ambience.

Every inch of the accommodation has been carefully thought about and is so very practical for the modern day family. Built to exacting standards the clever design allows for the outside space to literally serve as additional rooms with access via most living spaces to lawns, decks and wrap around verandas. The layout of the reception rooms is ideal for both practical family life as well as entertaining. There is an additional games room to the rear of the property with direct access out to the veranda. The boot room/utility room is bigger than most kitchens, there are two master bedrooms and the reception hall resembles that found in a country estate complete with welcoming fireplace.

Enviable features include, underfloor heating, central vacuum system, centralised audio system and last but by no means least, a solid white oak kitchen designed by the renowned  Andrew Ryan kitchens from Gorey.

If Cootamundra was a painting- It would be a masterpiece. Once you step inside this beautiful home the fairytale becomes reality. One can instantly imagine living here as the warmth and friendliness of the house literally wraps around you -welcoming you home! You will literally not want to leave.

Kilquade itself is located on the periphery of Greystones with its beaches, marina, Dart station and choice of renowned schools, award winning eateries and speciality stores.

Sport facilities and clubs are all nearby including golf courses at Druids Glen, Greystones, Delgany, Glen of The Downs and Powerscourt. Tennis, Soccer, GAA, Rugby, Equestrian stables and watersports are also closeby. This part of the world is home to Ireland’s most beautiful walks and heritage nature trials with mountains, forests, lakes and the coast itself to choose from.


Architect designed by Oliver Carty and Associates

5/6 bedroom house with 4 ensuites

Designer bespoke kitchen handcrafted by Andrew Ryan of Gorey

Beautiful use of timber throughout the house

Handmade Italian terracotta tiles and Solid timber flooring.

Exceptionally large boot room with stable door to outside

Purpose designed home office with high electrical specification

Fibre to home internet connection and house CATS cabled for home networking

Purpose built detached garage.

Low voltage underfloor heating in tiled areas

LPG/EcoGas heating with high efficiency grant boiler.

Central vacuum system (Beam) throughout the house

Hardwood doors and architraves throughout.

Recessed lighting

Double glazing throughout

Phone watch alarm

Paved driveway with electric vehicle charge point.

Electric hardwood gates with audio com

Large deck that wraps around side and rear of the property.

Beautifully landscaped garden

Mature woodland area.


Reception hallway

Parquet flooring. Recessed lighting. Dark hardwood fireplace with brick inset. Hand crafted staircase.

Living room

Wonderfully bright and spacious, this well-proportioned area is the hub of the house and accessed off the hall leading into kitchen cum dining area. Access via French doors out to wrap around veranda. Hardwood flooring and recessed lighting. Feature stone fireplace with hardwood engraved mantle and stone hearth. Tv Point.

Kitchen/Dining area

Bespoke fitted kitchen by Andrew Ryan from Gorey kitchen designers with inset doors. Feature tiled floor. French doors out to deck area which wraps around the side and the rear. Vaulted high ceiling in dining area with views of the garden. Feature brick area that houses alpha range/stove with hardwood mantle. Centre island with hardwood top, solid wood drawers and wine rack. Fitted double oven and integrated fridge freezer. Siemens 5 ring hob. Integrated Neff dishwasher. Double sink unit with mixer tap. Marble tiled splashbacks and Corian counter tops. Under counter lighting and glass display cabinet.

Drawing room

Solid wood flooring. French doors to enclosed deck area. Recessed lighting. TV point. Vertical wall radiator.

Utility / Boot room

Tiled floor with attractive border tiles. Provision for two fridges. Provision for washing machine and dryer. Recessed lighting. Cat flap. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Extensive range of fitted units with Marble tiled splashbacks.

Games room

Generously proportioned room with attractive timber flooring, recessed lighting and large picture windows. Patio doors lead out to rear Veranda.

Downstairs Shower room

Partly tiled walls and tiled floor. Wc and whb. Step in double sized shower unit with modern chrome fittings and mixer tap. Recessed lighting. Recessed shelving. Fitted wall light. Heated towel rail.

Guest bedroom

Solid timber flooring, Recessed lighting, TV Point.

Study/home office

Spacious room overlooking front garden. Equipped with high electrical specification and power/computer points.


Recessed lighting. Bespoke timber bench seating. Radiator cover. Views out to garden.

Master bedroom 2

Feature arch window spanning full width of the wall. There is a door out to gravelled roof top area. Recessed lighting. Views of the wooded area. Fitted wardrobe.


Tiled floor. Double sized step in shower unit. Velux roof light. Recessed lighting. Heated towel rail. Wc, whb. Tiled splashback.

Steps lead to upper landing

Huge shelved hotpress.

Bedroom 3

Recessed lighting. Doors to front garden. Balcony. Decked floor. Fitted wardrobes. Walk in wardrobe. TV Point.


Tilled floor. Ceramic bath with mosaic tiled surround and built in shelf. Attractive mixer tap and old fashioned style telephone connection. Whb with mosaic tiled splashback, wc. Double size step in shower unit with rose head shower. Velux roof light.

Bedroom 4

Overlooking front garden. Fitted wardrobes. Recessed lighting.


Tiled floor. Double size step in shower unit. Fully tiled floor and partly tiled walls. Wc, whb and heated towel rail. Recessed lighting.

Bedroom 5

Overlooking rear garden. Recessed lighting. Tv point.


Tiled floor and partly tiled walls. Double size step in shower unit. Wc, whb. Heated towel rail. Recessed lighting. Velux roof light.


The grounds are beautiful with a lovely backdrop of woodland area host to wonderful wildlife, trees and shrubs. The gardens are a credit to the current owners and avid gardeners will delight in its overall design as despite the grounds being so mature and heavily planted – it is actually a low maintenance garden. The garden can be accessed from most of the living spaces. There is a purpose built detached  garage.

To Front:

Electronically controlled entrance gates lead to paved driveway with parking for several cars. Detached garage. Lawned area with mature planted beds with specimen trees, shrubs and plants. Mature boundaries offer great privacy and seclusion.