Bahana, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, A98PN70
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Bahana, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, A98PN70


5 Bed

2 Bath

182 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 182 m²
Nestled in the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains in a tranquil valley setting adjacent to the Powerscourt Estate and Waterfall, Bahana is a charming and characterful 18th century 5-bedroom detached farmhouse with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside in an area renowned for its natural beauty in the garden county of Ireland. The house has been thoughtfully extended and modernized over the years to create a warm, comfortable family home which retains many original features such as the thick walls which help keep the house cool in the summer and warm in the winter, window shutters, exposed ceiling beams, low door frames yet it has all the comforts for modern day living. The house is set on circa 0.73acres of well stocked gardens which offer an array of flowering shrubbery, raised beds, specimen trees and hedging that provides excellent privacy and shelter - the current owners have enhanced the gardens with the addition of a large lawned area ideal for lawn tennis and more. The property also comes with the option to purchase a well-equipped farmyard and c.10acre field, all with good road frontage which offers good grassland grazing or may suit someone with equestrian interests. Measuring 181sq.m./1,948sq.ft. this spacious and light filled house comprises of a small entrance hall; to the left there is a modern country style kitchen with underfloor heating; to the right is the charming sitting room with its exposed beams and feature fireplace; behind this and also accessed from the kitchen is the extended dining/family room which double doors leading out onto a patio area; beyond the sitting room is another hallway with the staircase, a nicely appointed double bedroom and a shower room. Rising upstairs there are two large double bedrooms and a family bathroom – the principal bedroom has been enhanced with the addition of a walk-in wardrobe. Along the corridor there are two more double bedrooms, and all come with picture windows which avail of the lovely views. Set in the beautiful and unspoiled Glencree Valley, on the edge of the Wicklow National Park, the area is a magnet for nature-lovers; cyclists; and walkers/hikers with an abundance of local walkways and trails on your doorstep such as the Wicklow Way, Crone Woods, Djouce, Tonduff and Maulin Mountain loops. It is an idyllic location for those seeking some peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of city or suburban life, yet it is only 7km from the picturesque village of Enniskerry where you will find a selection of local shops, cafes, restaurants, bars, churches, two primary schools, two hotels, the 44 and 185 Dublin Bus service which connects to Bray DART station. A 3rd local primary school is located across the valley in Curtlestown which has a bus service for its pupils who reside in the valley. Local attractions and amenities include the Powerscourt Waterfall (1km away); the Powerscourt Estate with its award-winning gardens, a garden centre, Avova café, a distillery, two championship golf courses and a 5*Hotel; the German War Cemetery, Glencree Reconciliation Centre & café, Lough Bray. The N11 is only a 10-minute drive away and offers good connectivity to Dublin, the airport, the southeast and beyond. The bustling seaside towns of Bray and Greystones are a mere 15-minute drive away and offer an excellent array of services and amenities. Gardens Private gardens of approximately 0.73 acre behind mature border hedging surround the house; a glory of colour with specimen trees, featuring hewn Wicklow granite steps and seats from which to admire the many flowering shrubs and bushes; walk through herbaceous borders lead to an attractive grass lawn area; a paved suntrap patio terrace and gravelled parking behind vehicular gates, plus further parking by the garage which measures c. 6.3m x 2.8m and has a WC / WHB. Entrance Hall With mosaic tiled floor; Sitting Room 4.94m x 4.39m. Open beam ceiling; brick surround deep Inglenook fireplace with solid fuel stove (heats radiator upstairs) and an antique wooden dresser. Kitchen 4.88m x 4.27m. With carved timber period-style fireplace surround with cast metal and tile inset, useful range of fitted wall and floor level cupboards incorporating good polished granite work surface area with tiled splashbacks and ample power points. Stainless steel 1 ½ sink. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, undercounter washing machine, tumble dryer, and a fridge freezer, “Rangemaster Classic” cooker with double electric oven and five - plate gas hob. Tiled floor; ceiling light cluster; alcove shelved cupboard. Living Room 7.48m x 4.43m. A triple aspect room with deep picture windows overlooking the gardens; a gas fired coal effect stove; timber-panelled ceiling; wall-lights; vaulted ceiling with two roof velux windows, patio doors to garden sun terrace. Interconnects both with kitchen and with sitting room. 2nd Hall Lobby With traditional red quarry-tiled floor, with understairs store cupboard revealing original flagstone floor, and back-lit stairwell. Bedroom 1 4.31m x 2.73m. A nice guest double bedroom which doubles up as a home office, with timber floor-finish and window overlooking the rear raised gardens. Shower Room 2.28m x 1.36m. With fully tiled walls and floor, WHB, WC and Triton T80x electric shower with glazed screen. Upstairs Bedroom 2 4.00m x 4.38m. A large and bright dual aspect double bedroom room with a tiled fireplace, carpet flooring and window shutters. Bathroom 2.20m x 1.80m. Family bathroom with a bath & shower, wc, whb, and pitcure window. Bedroom 3 5.00m x 3.48m. Used as the principle bedroom, with solid wooden floors, window shutters, a velux rooflight providing natural light, and a cleverly designed walk-in wardrobe. Airing Cupboard with immersion / cylinder off bedroom corridor. Bedroom 4 2.39m x 3.47m. With built in wardrobe and window shutters. Bedroom 5 2.66m x 4.46m. Pleasant southerly aspect overlooking the gardens with carpet flooring and window shutters.

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Property Features

  • Special Features
  • Modernised, characterful 18th century 5-bedroom detached farmhouse in a scenic and tranquil valley setting.
  • Retains many original period features with all the home comforts for modern day living.
  • Gloriously setting with fantastic panoramic countryside views of the surrounding mountains, across the Valley to Powerscourt and of the great Sugarloa
  • Colourful gardens of circa 0.73acres and option to purchase an additional c. 10 acres of grassland grazing with farmyard and barn - large collection o
  • Adjacent to the Powerscourt Estate and Waterfall, Crone Woods, and the Wicklow Way.
  • Easy access to the N11/M11/M50, Cherrywood LUAS and to Bray Dart Station.
  • Choice if 3 local primary schools in the area including Curtlestown and Enniskerry.
  • Only 7km from picturesque Enniskerry Village with a choice of local shops, cafes, eateries, churches etc.
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School Name
School NameCurtlestown National SchoolDistance2.5kmPupils71
School NameEnniskerry National SchoolDistance4.1kmPupils184
School NamePowerscourt National SchoolDistance4.2kmPupils91
School Name
School NameKilmacanogue National SchoolDistance4.7kmPupils243
School NameBray School Project National SchoolDistance6.3kmPupils234
School NameSt Fergal's National SchoolDistance6.3kmPupils381
School NameSt. Patrick's National SchoolDistance6.5kmPupils174
School NameSt Kierans Spec SchDistance7.3kmPupils0
School NameMarino Community Special SchoolDistance7.7kmPupils45
School NameScoil ChualannDistance7.8kmPupils201
School Name
School NameSt. Kilian's Community SchoolDistance6.1kmPupils411
School NameSt. Gerard's SchoolDistance6.7kmPupils598
School NameJohn Scottus Secondary SchoolDistance7.7kmPupils184
School Name
School NameLoreto Secondary SchoolDistance7.8kmPupils699
School NamePres BrayDistance7.9kmPupils647
School NameSt Thomas' Community CollegeDistance8.0kmPupils14
School NameWoodbrook CollegeDistance8.3kmPupils535
School NameColáiste RaithínDistance8.3kmPupils344
School NameTemple Carrig Secondary SchoolDistance8.5kmPupils916
School NameNorth Wicklow Educate Together Secondary SchoolDistance8.6kmPupils342
TypeBusDistance3.0kmStopKilough JunctionRoute181DestinationGrand ParadeProviderSt.kevin's Bus Service
TypeBusDistance3.0kmStopKilough JunctionRoute181DestinationStephen's Green NthProviderSt.kevin's Bus Service
TypeBusDistance3.0kmStopKilough JunctionRoute181DestinationKillarney VillasProviderSt.kevin's Bus Service
TypeBusDistance3.0kmStopKilough JunctionRoute181DestinationGlendaloughProviderSt.kevin's Bus Service
TypeBusDistance3.2kmStopEnniskerry Golf ClubRoute185DestinationBray StationProviderGo-ahead Ireland
TypeBusDistance3.2kmStopEnniskerry Golf ClubRoute185DestinationEnniskerryProviderGo-ahead Ireland
TypeBusDistance3.6kmStopCalaryRoute181DestinationGlendaloughProviderSt.kevin's Bus Service
TypeBusDistance3.6kmStopCalaryRoute181DestinationStephen's Green NthProviderSt.kevin's Bus Service
TypeBusDistance3.6kmStopCalaryRoute181DestinationGrand ParadeProviderSt.kevin's Bus Service
TypeBusDistance3.6kmStopCalaryRoute181DestinationKillarney VillasProviderSt.kevin's Bus Service

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