DNG Brady are delighted to present this delightful country home remarkably positioned within private grounds overlooking Bellewstown racecourse on the periphery of Bellewstown Village and just 28 miles or 45 km's from Dublin City Centre.
Originally a lodge within Hilltown estate the house has been extensively enlarged in recent years and now presents as a comfortable family home comprising some 2150 square feet or 200 square metres of accommodation with 3 reception rooms and 4 bedrooms. Retaining the charm and character of the original lodge there is a rich historical provenance in connection to the Hilltown estate and Bellewstown racecourse.
It is approximately on 0.49 acre or 0.2 hectare of mature grounds with manicured lawns interspersed with specimen trees and shrubs.
The architect Dawson Stelfox, the first Irish man to climb Mount Everest in 1993, designed the extension to allow for the creation of the home to allow comfortable family living whilst retaining the character of the original lodge. Inside the accommodation has a pleasant cottage character with a study, family room, kitchen, office and bedroom suite on the ground floor. The study is a comfy snug with a small fitted bar and open fireplace. The family room has an open fire too and includes a dining area, convenient to the kitchen. The kitchen is in a country-kitchen-style and overlooks the gardens. The ground floor bedroom is large and has double french doors opening out to the garden and an interconnection door to an en-suite bathroom. It could equally be used as a large reception room. On the first floor there are 3 further bedrooms, one with a shower room en-suite and opening onto a terrace with superb elevated views over the racecourse and common. A family bathrooms completes the accommodation.
The position of Hilltown Lodge is remarkable in itself, being on the edge of a racecourse within a village, but also due to how accessible it is. In a triangle between the towns of Duleek (4.5 miles or 7.3 km), Drogheda (6.9 miles or 11 km) and Balbriggan (8.5 miles or 13.7 km) there is a huge array of amenities within easy reach. The fine beaches of Laytown and Bettystown are within a 15 to 20 minute driving distance. Walking trails in the area include the Newgrange to the Battle of the Boyne walk along the river Boyne. Equestrian enthusiasts are well catered for with racing immediately available, an array of rising schoolsor clubs in the area and hunting with Louth and Ward Union. Baltray gold course is (10.4 miles or 16.8 km). The Dublin to Belfast railway can be accessed at nearby stations in Drogheda, Laytown and Gormanstown (about 10 minutes driving distance), with commuter trains to Dublin. The nearest M1 Motorway intersection is about 5 minutes drive away.
Oil fired central heating
Electric security Gate
2 open fires
Septic tank sewage
C. 0.49 acre of mature grounds
3 reception rooms