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81 Hollybrook Grove, Clontarf, Dublin 3

3 Bed

2 Bath

121 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 121 m²
81 Hollybrook Grove was designed in 2017 by the London and Dublin based architecture practice David Leech Architects. The house has been lauded internationally and awarded a number of national and international architecture and design awards and published in several books, magazines and newspapers. This super property is called A House and a Garden , it is a bespoke building designed with comfort and style in mind and is highly insulated. The ground floor is laid out with a perimeter screen of timber folding triple glazed doors allowing uninterrupted views of the garden on all sides. These doors can be completely folded back on fine days so that there are no walls between the garden and interior of the house. On the ground floor the entrance lobby is faced with a small library and guest wash closet behind which is marble lined. A spacious cloak store is located beside the WC. There is a light filled, south-west facing open plan kitchen and dining room featuring concrete and marble flooring. A solid wood kitchen with beautiful marble worktop demonstrates a great use of space with the highest spec Wi-Fi enabled Siemens appliances and integrated extract and 5 ring Siemens gas hob. There is generous space for family dining or entertaining and this room overlooks the private garden. Separate to this there is cosy sunken living room with natural wool carpet and features a wood burning stove and a window seat along the smaller woodland garden to the rear. Upstairs the landing is lined in iroko timber and rises to 5 metres with a frameless roof light which lights the space. The main bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe/dressing area and a built-in dressing table. The ceiling is a unique design of a draped tent. The second double bedroom has a marquetry floor and built-in wardrobes and the third bedroom to the rear of the property has built in storage beneath the bed and built-in wardrobes and shelving, this room would also be ideal as a home office. All the bedrooms have large bespoke windows with long distance views. The stylish bathroom is lined in Carrara marble with Duravit sanitary items and a Hans Grohe shower with access to an attic space above. The house has been plumbed for future installation of PVs (solar panels) or air source heat pump and has a mechanical heat exchanger (MHVR) which naturally reuses heat lost in the house to recirculate in fresh air. There is off-street parking to the front with sliding wooden door to the colourful garden which have been planted in a naturalistic manner by Maria Canavan with many edible plants and fruits. The garden is very private and has a lovely south-west facing aspect. This very special and unique home is conveniently located within 200 metres of the Clontarf seafront with stunning coastal walks and is within minutes of local shopfronts, including Lotts & Co Grocery, Clontarf Wines and Westwood Gym. Sporting enthusiasts can enjoy many recreational facilities and sports clubs including Clontarf Rugby & Cricket Club, a selection of golf clubs (including The Royal Dublin and St Anne s golf clubs), St. Anne s Park and Dollymount Strand to name but a few. Commuting further afield is also easily accessible with both the M50 and the M1 motorways located very close by, Dublin Airport is within 20 minutes drive and Dublin City is a close 3kms distance away. The area is very well serviced by public transport and Clontarf DART station is within a short 10 minute walk. 81 Hollybrook Grove has won the prestigious international World Architecture Festival House of the Year 2018, an Architectural Review Journal ARHouse Award 2019 (selected from a final shortlist of houses from 15 different countries around the world) , an American Institute of Architects UK award 2019, an Architectural Association of Ireland Award 2019, and was shortlisted by the Royal Institute of British Architects for an International Award of Excellence in 2021. The virtual viewing of this property is also available on all websites. If you wish to view please call the office on 01 8336555 to arrange an appointment. If you would like to place an offer, please visit where you can register to make an offer on this property. Entrance Hall 4.6m x 2.4m. Guest WC 1.3m x 1.4m. Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room 3.75m x 7.775m. Living Room 3.8m x 3.9m. Bedroom 1 3.3m x 5.5m. Bathroom 3.9m x 1.9m. Bedroom 2 2.9m x 3.7m. Bedroom 3
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Property Features

  • Prime residential location
  • Architecturally designed detached residence
  • Off street parking
  • Private south-west facing garden
  • Excellent BER Rating: B3
  • Within 200 metres of stunning coastal walks
  • Within 650 metres of Clontarf Dart Station
  • A close 3 kms of the city centre

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BER Details


BER No: 115012981

Energy Performance Indicator: 143.29 kWh/m2/yr





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