IF YOU’RE LOOKING for a property and a business opportunity all in one, All Paws in Knockbrack, Co Dublin is sure to appeal. On the market for €610,000 through Halligan O’Connor, the sale of All Paws includes a two-storey stone cottage, three acres of land, along with the kennels and cattery facilities that form the current owner’s business. The facilities include 27 kennels, 10 cattery units, five paddocks and a chicken coup area, as well as an exercise area for the kennels.
The main property sits on an elevated location in north Fingal, and dates right back to the 19th century. It boasts many of its original features, including exposed stonework, limestone corner pieces and windowsills.
The interior of the cottage is warm and welcoming and enjoys a countryside feel. The entrance hall sets the tone for the rest of the property, with exposed stonework and ceiling beams here.
The kitchen features a rustic design, with tiled floors, exposed ceiling beams, handcrafted wall tiles, a Belfast sink and a stable door. A dining table to seat four sits comfortably here. The living room is a cosy space and benefits from a double solid fuel stove with a brick surround, as well as exposed ceiling beams.
Moving to the first floor, there are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom here. The master bedroom is particularly spacious and features a vaulted ceiling and walk-in wardrobe. A utility room at ground floor level completes the accommodation.
All Paws enjoys a great sense of privacy thanks to an abundance of mature trees and hedges throughout the grounds, while paved patios provide the ideal place to dine al fresco or to simply sit and enjoy the beautiful gardens.
The cottage is perfectly located to experience the tranquility of the countryside while still being within easy reach of the city, with the M1 just a five-minute drive away. Skerries town is a 20-minute drive from the property, with the drive to the city centre taking about 40 minutes depending on traffic. All Paws, Knockbrack, Naul, Co Dublin is on the market for €610,000 through Halligan O’Connor via Daft.ie.