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Whitefield House, Bahana, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow

3 Bed

2 Bath

165 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 165 m²
Whitefield House enjoys an envied location adjoining the renowned Powerscourt Estate, whose gardens have attracted world accolades, whose waterfall is the highest in these islands, and where its pavilion, golf course, and recently opened craft distillery create diverse leisure opportunities. Enniskerry and its environs offer something special:- a lovely sense of community amid scenic surroundings at the gateway to Co. Wicklow but so convenient to Dublin and the east coast. Whitefield House, built around the millennium, is approached via wing-walls and a sweeping gravel drive, stands proudly on about an acre of undulating lawned grounds bordered by a combination of mature Powerscourt riverbank woodland and amenity garden/ farmland, rendering this a haven for wildlife and nature appreciation. Featuring pleasant bay-windowed elevations and well-proportioned principal rooms, there is a generous level of specification; and the house is oriented so as to avail of good solar gain and a high level of privacy. A fine reception hallway opens via a glazed screen and double doors to a dining room warmed by a gas coal-effect stove where a bay window overlooks the rear garden and patio doors lead onto a terrace outside the adjoining kitchen/breakfastroom with its custom timber units and tiled floor, also with patio door garden access. To the front of the house is a dual-aspect living room, with feature sandstone open fireplace and another broad bay-window; its hardwood polished floor complementing those in the hall, dining room and all three bedrooms the principal is ensuite . Living in the countryside a boot-room is essential, and here one is not disappointed; while a stairs from the hall ascends to an enormous floored roofspace with windows in both gables just begging to be converted to a new owner s taste. This is a great place in which to live; apart from the attractions of Powerscourt and the strong sense of community with a choice of local primary schools, there are river and mountain walks between Enniskerry and Glencree to the Wicklow Way and Mountain Park; forest trails at nearby Crone and Djouce to name but two; and picturesque lakes at Roundwood, Lough Dan and Lough Tay; yet there is good connectivity with citybound and DART feeder buses from Enniskerry plus easy access to the N11/M11/M50 corridor. Tenure:- Freehold. Viewing by appointment with the sole agents. Reception Hallway 8.23m x 3.92m. with polished hardwood floor, recessed downlighters, and stairs to attic. Living Room 5.99m x 5.06m. to the front; a dual aspect room with broad bay-window and polished timber floor; feature sandstone fireplace and hearth. Glazed screen and double doors lead from the hallway to: Dining Room 3.02m x 3.86m. with polished timber floor; a dual aspect room with a gas fired coal-effect stove and bay window, plus patio doors opening to garden terrace,. Intercommunicates with: Kitchen Breakfast Room 5.96m x 3.97m. with tiled floor, and patio doors to the garden. Custom timber wall and floor level cupboards with generous work surfaces and ample power points; integrated 4-ring gas hob ,beneath overhead extractor canopy; oven; integrated dishwasher, and space for fridge/freezer. Recessed downlighters. Off the bedroom corridor:- Boot-room / Utility Room 2.07m x 3.26m. with tiled floor and door to garden. Worktop with stainless steel sink and drainer; cupboards; plumbed for washing machine and wired for clothes dryer. Family bathroom 1.66m x 3.26m. with tiled under floor heating, part-tiled walls; heated towel rail; W.C., W.H.B; bath with electric shower. Wall mirror. Principal Bedroom 1 4.47m x 3.40m. Polished timber floor. Walk-in dressing-room. Ensuite 2.00m x 2.36m. with tiled under floor and walls; WHB, W.C, corner shower with glazed curved screen. Wall mirror. Bedroom 2 4.50m x 2.90m. to the front, with bay window and wall-to-wall fitted wardrobes. Polished timber floor. Bedroom 3 2.89m x 2.92m. with polished timber floor. DIRECTIONS: From Enniskerry village up Church Hill past Powerscourt main entrance, continue on across Tinnahinch Bridge to swing right immediately at T junction. Continue to Ballyorney T-junction {by now c.3.5km from the village}, turning right, proceed past Coolakay House B&B to take next right {the crossroads at Keegans' Farm}; downhill for 1.5km to cross a river bridge then left at a T; Whitefield House is the first house on your left.
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Property Features

  • Peaceful rural idyll beside the Powerscourt Estate c. 6.5km from Enniskerry village.
  • Well proportioned modern family residence with versatile accommodation.
  • Circa one acre of lawned grounds with ample parking and circulation.
  • Three double bedrooms, principal ensuite plus walk-in dressing area.
  • Spacious reception hall opening to dining and living rooms each with bay windows..
  • Fitted kitchen/breakfastroom with garden access.
  • Polished timber floors in most rooms.
  • Floored roofspace with gable windows.
  • Drainage to biocycle unit on site
  • Well water

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