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The Cottage, Martinstown, Collinstown


Detached House

For Sale





Wonderful opportunity to acquire a two-bedroom two storey cottage, built c.1915, approx. 68.1 sq.m (733 sq.ft) Oozing with character and charm, nestled on a quiet country road within 1.5km of the historical village of Fore, which has been designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty and is steeped in myth and history with the ruins of the 11th century Benedictine Abbey. This home has been extended to the rear and lovingly cared for over the years, extended in 2019, the BER was carried out prior to this so the rating may improve due to insulation and heating system. All set on approx 0.4-acre elevated site with mature trees.

The accommodation briefly comprises of an entrance porch with PVC door and a half door that leads to the kitchen which has a deep-set window with a front aspect, fitted wall and floor units offering ample storage space, solid fuel stove and stairs leading to the two double bedrooms with laminate flooring, timber ceilings and deep-set windows. The sitting room is off the kitchen again with a deep-set window and front aspect. There is a back hall with tiled flooring and PVC door and window this could be ideal for use as a home office. The bathroom is modern with a three-piece suite and tiled flooring.

The exterior of this home has gardens mainly in lawn with mature trees and shrubberies, a lovely sunny patio area to the rear. There is a small block-built storage shed to the rear of the property.
For those looking for an idyllic country lifestyle close to local amenities, one is spoilt for choice in Fore with the local primary school, coffee shops, country pubs, visitors’ centre and the Barrel & Bean distillery and cafe. A looped walkway around the village takes you through the Abbey. Close to the neighbouring village of Collinstown which is famed for Lough Lene, its own inland Blue flag lake, ideal for fishing, swimming and water sports enthusiasts.

Easy access to all amenities both social and essential that Castlepollard has to offer including primary and post-primary schools, selection of local shops, pubs, hotel, medical centre, Churches, Tesco shopping centre, Tullynally Castle and Gardens, forestry walks and a selection of lakes and rivers close by GAA clubs for both Hurling and Camogie.

Early viewing highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

Entrance Porch
PVC door, tiled flooring, timber ceiling, radiator, half door to kitchen.

Kitchen 4.267m x 3.280m (14′ x 10’9″):
Fitted wall and floor units offering ample storage space, tiled backsplash, tiled flooring, solid fuel stove, timber ceiling, front aspect, stairs to first flooring.

Sitting room 4.24m x 2.86m (13’11” x 9’5″):
Off the kitchen having a solid fuel fireplace with lovely wooden mantle place (currently closed off), timber flooring, front aspect.

Back Hall 2.45m x 2.056m (8′ x 6’9″):
Ideal for use as a home office with tiled flooring, PVC door and window, access to attic.

Bathroom 1.805m x 2.033m (5’11” x 6’8″):
Modern bathroom with free standing bath having a Triton shower unit, WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, part tiled walls and tiled flooring.

Bedroom One 2.914m x 3.926m (9’7″ x 12’11”):
Double room, side aspect, timber ceiling, laminate flooring, hot-press.

Bedroom Two 3.433m x 3.140m (11’3″ x 10’4″):
Double room, side aspect, timber ceiling, laminate flooring.

BER Details
BER Rating: E1,
BER No. 106515901
EPI: 311.54 kWh/m2/yr

Included in Sale
•Light fittings
•Electric hot point cooker
•Microwave oven

Fixtures & fittings
Special Features & Services
•PVC windows and doors
•Oil Fired Central Heating (fitted 10 years)
•Thermostats on all radiators
•Roof reflected and 100ml insulation (5 years)
•Deep set windows
•Flue lined Chimney
•Solid fuel stove
•On approx 0.4-acre site
•Mains water
•Septic tank

•Fore Village 1.5km
•Drumcree 6km
•Crossakeel 15km
•Kells 27km
•Castlepollard 8km

From Fore Village, take Kells Road for 0.7km and take first left proceed for 1km to end and the cottage is directly in front of you. Eircode N91 YT73

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