Glebewood House a Modern Twist on A Classic House
Glebewood House is located in the heart of Ratoath Village and is accessed via a private laneway just off the main street. Access to the property is via a set of classic styled wrought iron electronic security gates. Glebewood House is one of three other substantial properties located within this gated community.
Each of the other properties are substantial family homes and because of their very attractive design they add to the ambiance of this exclusive gated community. When you think of the word oasis, this gated community immediately springs to mind.
After entering the security gates, you follow the paved road which leads you to the entrance of the driveway of Glebewood House, the driveway can accommodate up to 10 cars and is covered in gold granite pebbles.
Privacy and Overlooking
Although Glebewood House is located right in the centre of Ratoath village you would expect that there would be some overlooking or privacy issues, well those issues do not exist in any shape or form with this property. Privacy has been a top priority for the owners past and present, this has been achieved by utilising the native species of trees which existed before Glebewood House was constructed in the early 80’s along with strategic planting of decorate trees and shrubbery over the last 30 years. If you are lucky enough to become the owner of this fine property you will have the convenience of village living with all amenities only footsteps away, yet you will have total privacy to enjoy the all the beautiful features and outdoor living this house has to offer.
Garden and Patio Area
The back garden has a host of mature trees and shrubs giving total privacy and adding to the beautiful setting. There is an outdoor swimming pool and a 7 seater hot tub. The patio area outside the back porch and glass wall is a marvellous sun trap and totally private and not overlooked.
The Garage/Coach house
Area 62 Sq. Mts. Approx.
This is located at the north end of the site and comprises of a workshop area, gardeners toilet, pump house which has a well and water softener treatment system. Water from the well is mainly used for the garden and swimming pool. There is an enclosed yard at this end of the house which is paved and can be used for a number of purposes.
Area 21 Sq. Mts. Approx.
This is located at the north end of the site close to the garage/coach house. It is mainly used for storing garden tools.
Total site area existing house including new house site .75 acre.
Glebewood house site .5 acre
New house site .25 acre.
Glebewood House hides a very spacious modern interior layout behind its traditional Lutyens designed exterior.
Area 16 Sq. Mts. Approx.
On entering through the front door of Glebewood House you are immediately given just a taste of what lies beyond the inner walls of this substantial residence. When you see the clean modern style of the entrance hall with its Italian porcelain floor tiles and which contains the first of three solid oak staircases found in this house, you will get just a taste of the quality more pleasant surprises to come.
Bedrooms Suites 1 & 2
Bedroom suite 1 Area 28.4Sq. Mts. Approx.
Bedroom suite 2 Area 33.3 Sq. Mts. Approx.
Bedrooms suites 1 & 2 are accessed via the oak staircase located in the entrance hall. Each bedroom suite contains an en suite bathroom and shower, built in wardrobes, ample room for couches, chairs and desks.
Area 35.56 Sq. Mts. Approx.
The lounge and kitchen are also accessed off the entrance hall, the lounge is dual aspect with four windows emitting ample sunshine and light from its southerly aspect during the day and its westerly aspect during the evenings. The room contains an antique marble fireplace with cast iron inset. The floor is covered with hardwood maple Junkers wooden flooring. A set of double glass panel doors connects the lounge to the spacious modern kitchen.
Area 32 Sq. Mts. Approx.
The kitchen is modern with shaker style kitchen presses. There is black granite on all worktops and on the central Island which also contains a granite draining board and sink. All window sills are also black granite. Cream and black marble backsplashes divide all worktops and eye height presses. There are lighting effects built into the dual level ceilings. The presence of four windows in three walls ensures ample natural lighting at all times in this wonderful kitchen.
The Garden Room
Area 16 Sq. Mts. Approx.
There is a traditional garden room accessed through a door from the kitchen, this room is constructed with solid Oak beams and has double glazing in all windows and vents. This room is currently used as an office but could easily be returned to a wonderful relaxing space to enjoy the views of the beautiful garden.
The Dining Hall
Area 39 Sq. Mts. Approx.
The dining room hall and utility room are also accessed from the kitchen and benefit from a flood of light entering through double French doors and full-length floor to ceiling double glazed light glass panels. The dining hall easily accommodates an extra-large granite dining table with twelve chairs and has a number of other furniture items which are also easily accommodated.
Area 5 Sq. Mts. Approx.
The utility room is big enough to accommodate two full height fridge freezers and washing machine and dryer. It has two small feature windows.
Bedrooms 3 & 4
Area bedroom 3. 17 Sq. Mts. Approx.
Area Bedroom 4. 15 Sq. Mts. Approx.
Two more en suite bedrooms and family bathroom are accessed through a door off the dining hall.
Hallway to Basement and Party Room
A set of double solid oak doors lead from the dining hall into a smaller hall which contains an oak stair case descending to the basement and entertainment area.
The Basement – Cinema and Pool Room
Cinema/Poolroom Area. 31Sq. Mts. Approx.
The basement accommodates a hallway which has a door into a toilet and a double set of oak doors which leads into the basement proper. This room is used as a family cinema room and pool room with pool table. There is a door at the back of the cinema room which brings you to the gym and sauna. Both basement rooms have windows which lead to a lightwell area and steps at the back of the property.
Area. 25Sq. Mts. Approx.
The Gym Room contains a host of gym equipment, a 6-person Sauna and a double shower unit and wash hand basin.
The Party Room
Area 62 Sq. Mts. Approx.
This room is the show piece of this house, you will not see a room like this anywhere! It measures 10 meters long by 6.20 meters in width. It has a double height vaulted ceiling with heavy wooden exposed beams. It has a feature fireplace with full height chimney breast to the roof. It has remotely controlled Velux window in the roof. It’s westerly aspect has a 10-meter wall of glass made up of high quality German made double sliding doors with the remaining wall area fitted with high quality full height double glazing glass panels. The double sliding doors lead out onto an elevated paved patio area which overlooks the outdoor swimming pool and beautiful fully private gardens.
The window boards along this 10 meters of glass wall have navy coloured LEDs built into them which give a spectacular effect when illuminated in the evening time.
The full floor has underground central heating and is covered with Italian porcelain floor tiles. The southerly aspect of this room has two tall feature windows, one on each side of the wide chimney breast.
There is a mezzanine floor area above one third of this room which accommodates a private area which is accesses through a private hallway on the master suite landing. This has been used as a study/home office in the past. It has a feature stainless steel and glass rail with inbuilt LEDs which give a unique effect when lit. There is a bespoke centre light piece which extends down 10 feet down from the ceiling and again this is a unique feature to this room.
The Master Bedroom Suite
Area including private landing, bedroom, walk in wardrobe and master bathroom en suite.
72 sq. Mts. Approx.
The master bedroom suite is accessed via a solid oak staircase located in the dining hall. At the top of the stairs is an L-shaped landing area with two doors off it. The first door gives you access to a feature hallway leading to the mezzanine floor above the party room.
The second door off the landing gives you access to the master bedroom, which accommodates a queen sized double bed, sofa, dressing table, night stands and has two other doors off it, one leading to the master en suite and the other to the walk-in wardrobes.
The Master En suite
The master en suite has two featured glass wash hand basins vanity sets with accompanying large mirrors and feature glass shelving. It also has a double sized jacuzzi bath. It features a double sized built in shower, with full height chrome towel heated radiator rail. The walls and floors are fully tiled with quality Italian tiles.
Storage at Glebewood house is in ample supply, there are five attic spaces and one of those is accessed through a walk through door which gives a convenient easy accessible storage facility.
Services and Utilities
House is fully alarmed, and covered by CCTV on all sides of the property
Hi speed fibre broadband
Mains town gas central heating.