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Victorian-style mansion with a luxury interior and private woodland walks for €1.35m

No expense has been spared at Tonaphúca.

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IF YOU’RE LOOKING for a property that will never lose its ability to impress, Tonaphúca could be The One.

Located just outside of Naas, Co Kildare, the awe-inspiring residence is located on 7.8 acres of grounds, where more than 6,500 mature trees and shrubs provide an unrivalled sense of privacy and numerous walkways and trails to enjoy. 

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Electric gates open to the gravel driveway, which is lit by lanterns on either side and leads to a feature hedge with a fountain in the centre. 

With a Kilkenny cut-stone facade, the property boasts a Victorian style yet was actually built in the early 2000s. It extends to over 4,500 sq ft, with five bedrooms and multiple reception rooms.

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The house features many impressive wooden features, including handmade oak doors, oak, walnut and pine flooring and a beautiful solid mahogany staircase in the hallway.

Off the hallway, there’s a Victorian reception room and a medieval reception room. The former features an antique solid fuel fireplace, while the latter boasts a handmade stone fireplace and a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. There’s another large lounge on the ground floor, which has a mirrored wall and is used as a home gym.

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The formal dining room, which is accessed from the kitchen, features a Waterford Crystal chandelier. The kitchen is a beautiful space, with tiled floors, solid walnut painted units, granite counter tops, a Belfast sink and a centre island. A utility room and boot room provide extra storage space. 

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The master bedroom is on the ground floor. High ceilings and a feature window create a bright and airy feel, while a Victorian mahogany fireplace adds a sense of cosiness. The bedroom benefits from a walk-in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom, where there’s a large bath, walk-in shower and handmade stained-glass windows. 

The remaining four bedrooms, which are located on the first floor, are impressively spacious, while the attic has been converted into a two-part home office and storage area.

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Tonaphúca has undergone extensive renovations in the last six months, with all interior and exterior walls being reproofed and repainted.  

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If the five bedrooms aren’t enough, there’s also a detached annex which could function as a self-contained unit, subject to the relevant planning permission. 

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The grounds which surround the property are sure to be appreciated by any keen gardener, with an orchard and vegetable patches to tend to. One of the walkways, known as Lána Phúca (Ghost’s Alley), leads to the orchard, while another leads to a secret garden which is surrounded on all sides by birch and oak trees.

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It might feel like its own world, but Tonaphúca is a quick 15-minute drive from Naas, while racecourses at Punchestown, The Curragh and Naas can be reached within 20 minutes. 

With an exquisite interior and a magical exterior, Tonaphúca is impressive on virtually every level.

Tonaphúca, Punchestown, Naas, Co Kildare is on the market for €1,350,000 through Coonan Maynooth via Daft.ie.

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