48 Louvain, Ardilea, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14
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48 Louvain, Ardilea, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14



4 Bed

4 Bath

272 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 272 m²
A stunning detached family home presented in walk-in condition with wonderful attention to every detail and an impressive B1 energy rating. The current owners spared no expense in a top-to-toe refurbishment and extension project in 2006 to create a light-filled, modern, and flexible family home with every conceivable extra included. The accommodation extends to 272 sqm/2,927sqft and is well laid out with a glazed, covered entrance porch, formal living room, family room, guest cloak room, open plan kitchen/dining/tv and office room, four large double bedrooms including a very impressive master suite, two of the bedrooms are en-suite and there is a family bathroom. One of the bedrooms has a very clever mezzanine level just perfect for a teenager's social and study requirements ! There is a large driveway with dual entrance offering ample car-parking and the landscaped rear garden enjoys private patios and a relaxing water feature. The location enjoys the peace and tranquillity of suburban living while boasting an abundance of amenities within close proximity. The villages of Donnybrook, Ranelagh and Dundrum are close by with their endless shops, bars and restaurants. It is also close to many of Dublin's premier schools including Mount Anville, Alexandra College, St. Kilian's German School, Muckross Park, Sandford Park, St. Michael's College, Gonzaga and The Teresians as well as UCD being just around the corner. Several bus routes service the vicinity with a host of leisure facilities also within striking distance including David Lloyd Gym at Riverview, UCD Sport and Fitness centre, the Dodder walkways and the well-established Milltown Golf Club. Viewing is strongly recommended to truly appreciate all that this superb home has to offer. Entrance Porch attractive covered glazed porch with ceiling coving, recessed spot lighting, feature recessed uplighters, doors to living room and family room. Living Room spacious dual aspect room, ceiling coving and recessed lighting, marble fireplace with gas coal effect fire, door to rear hallway, covered entrance porch and kitchen/dining/tv room. Family Room dual aspect reception room, ceiling coving and recessed lighting, bespoke fitted bookshelves with storage, hardwood African walnut floor, door to covered entrance porch, door to rear hallway. Rear Hallway understairs built-in storage, ceiling coving, recessed lighting, hardwood African walnut floor, door to guest cloakroom and storage cupboard. Guest Cloakroom w.c. whb with storage under, tiled floor and walls to dado height, recessed lit mirror. Kitchen/Dining/TV and Office Room flooded in natural light and opening to the rear garden this open plan space is fitted with wall and eye level kitchen units with black quartz worktop, large central island unit. Double bowl stainless steel sink unit, Bosch dishwasher, gas five ring double oven Rangemaster, Elica collection extractor hood, smeg oven and microwave, American style Samsung fridge freezer, Miele coffee machine with plate/cup warmer, mix of tiled kitchen floor and hardwood African walnut floor, ceiling coving and recessed lighting. Electrically operated rooflight. The office area is fitted with a bespoke large study desk with storage and there is a feature gas sealed fire which is remotely operated to the living area. Utility Room bowl and a half stainless steel sink unit, range of floor and eye level fitted units, tiled splashback, tiled floor, provision for tumble dryer and washing machine, door to side entrance. First Floor Landing impressive space flooded in natural light from a feature triple rooflight electrically operated with rain sensor auto closing, recessed and feature lighting. Master Bedroom feature large suite flooded in natural light with the benefit of two large picture windows, recessed lighting, extensive built-in wardrobes, door to en suite. Ensuite fully tiled with concealed cistern w.c., bidet, w.h.b. with storage under and lit mirror above, double size tanked walk-in wet room shower enclosure with recessed shelf, heated chrome towel rail. Bedroom 2 side facing double room, recessed lighting, three door corner fitted wardrobe with drawer unit, access to eaves storage. Bedroom 3 rear facing double room, recessed lighting, five door fitted wardrobe, large fitted study desk with shelving and storage, door to ensuite. Ensuite fully tiled, concealed cistern w.c., w.h.b. set in granite top with storage under and mirrored storage above, fully tanked wet room step-in shower enclosure with recessed shelf, recessed lighting, heated chrome towel rail, eaves storage. Bedroom 4 bright rear facing double room, recessed lighting, six door fitted wardrobe, eaves storage, stairs to mezzanine above in use as games room/study area with natural light from three rooflights, eaves storage. Family Bathroom fully tiled, w.c., w.h.b. with storage under and mirrored storage above, heated chrome towel rail, jacuzzi bath with waterproof Aquavision TV (connected to centralised entertainment system), step-in tanked wet room double sized shower enclosure, double rooflights. Gardens Dual entrance driveway laid in cobble lock and bordered in box hedging providing excellent off-street car-parking for up to four cars. Landscaped rear garden laid to lawn with large low maintenance composite decked area with recessed lighting and large patio area perfect for Al Fresco dining. Bi-level water pond feature with upper-level reflective pond and water cascade to lower goldfish pond. Garden storage shed with built-in sink unit and provision for washing machine, two side entrances and feature lighting.

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Property Features

  • Detached
  • Impressive BER of B1 (note: the introduction of a 2 kWp Solar Photovoltaic Array would raise the BER to A3).
  • Insulated floors, walls and roof.
  • Geothermal heat pump with underfloor heating throughout (night rate heating).
  • Solar Focus solar panels with gas fired boiler backup water heating (500 litre hot water cylinder).
  • Heat recovery ventilation Â- wet areas (bathrooms) with centralised heat recovery extract with pre heated fresh air supply to bedrooms and landing.
  • Smart programmable lighting controls (Niko) to ground floor and master bedroom including dimming, switch control by Cat 5 allowing lighting to be vari
  • Centralised sound and audio-visual system (Russound) for radio, tv audio and visual distribution to ground floor and master bedroom.
  • Rainwater recovery Â- 10,000 litre underground rainwater recovery pumped system feeds wc's and garden use.
  • Wallbox Pulsar Plus car charger compatible with future photovoltaic panels if provided.

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School NameOur Lady's Grove Secondary SchoolDistance490mPupils290
School NameSt Kilian's Deutsche SchuleDistance530mPupils443
School NameMount Anville Secondary SchoolDistance750mPupils691
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School NameColáiste EoinDistance1.6kmPupils496
School NameColáiste ÍosagáinDistance1.6kmPupils486
School NameGoatstown Educate Together Secondary SchoolDistance1.6kmPupils73
School NameSt Benildus CollegeDistance1.7kmPupils886
School NameThe Teresian SchoolDistance1.8kmPupils236
School NameOatlands CollegeDistance1.9kmPupils641
School NameSt Andrews CollegeDistance1.9kmPupils1029
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BER No: 116146986

Energy Performance Indicator: 82.75 kWh/m2/yr





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