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Drinks on the patio? Country views and striking design at this €650k home

Vista House in Louth lives up to its name.

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POSITIONED ON AN elevated site of almost one acre in the Co Louth countryside, Vista House is a show-stopping property.

Built in 2006, the four-bed house earns its name with panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. The front of the property mainly comprises floor-to-ceiling windows, while a split-level terrace is partly covered and features a BBQ area. 

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With uninterrupted views across the countryside, this south-facing outdoor area would be the perfect spot to entertain a crowd (once we can, that is).

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Stepping inside, the accommodation measures an impressive 2,368 sq ft. A unique glass roof in the hallway floods the entryway with light.

The heart of the home is the open-plan kitchen and dining area, which benefits from double height ceilings, sleek black units and a large granite centre island.

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Polished concrete flooring throughout the property allows for a modern, minimalistic feel, and makes the indoors accommodation feel as though it’s a continuation of the terrace outdoors. Those with cold feet needn’t worry, though, as there’s underfloor heating throughout. 

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Beside the kitchen/diner is the living room, which also features double height ceilings and an entire wall of glass. There’s an entertainment system with built-in speakers in here, including a cinema which projects onto the side wall, and a wood-burning stove.

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Located just off the hallway via a small staircase is a neat raised library, which overlooks the living room. This could easily be adapted into a spacious home office, allowing you to begin and end your working day with views of the countryside.  

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There’s no shortage of space in each of the four bedrooms, with picture windows in each. The master bedroom also features double doors which lead to a private patio. 

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As for location, the M1 is a 10-minute drive away, while Drogheda town can be reached in the same amount of time. 

If you dream of long summer days spent outdoors soaking up picturesque scenery, Vista House won’t disappoint – and that wood-burning stove would make some for cosy winter evenings too.

Vista House, Hamlinstown, Monasterboice, Co Louth is on the market for €650,000 through Robt B Daly & Son Ltd via Daft.ie.

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