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Brackenlea, Old Carrickbrack Road, Howth, Dublin 13

5 Bed

4 Bath

355 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 355 m²
"Brackenlea" occupies an extraordinary elevated site on the southern slopes of the Howth peninsula, with spectacular south facing panoramic views of Dublin Bay. The property is presented in exceptionally good condition following a project of sympathetic enhancement in recent years. It has retained all of its original period character & charm throughout its spacious c.355 Sq Meters of floor area (3,800Sq Ft) while modern enhancements have heightened this endearing homes incredible appeal. Glazed panels installed in the modern integrated kitchen open to an extensive decked area with glazed paneled borders having the effect of drawing the exceptional views inside. This view must be experienced to fully appreciate just how special this particular setting is. It is hypnotic by day and equally so by night. The c.1 acre of private grounds offer obvious potential to create a second home, subject to planning permission. Brackenlea benefits from full planning permission for a "boat House" on the upper eastern side of the site. As this part of the site enjoys exceptional views also, the lucrative potential here is both obvious and unique to this property should an additional residence or more accommodation be desired. Brackenlea is exceptionally private and secluded yet not isolated as neighbouring homes are close by. Its terraced gardens are a delight of well stocked colourful plants, shrubs and trees providing perfectly orientated amenity and views of every aspect inside and outside of this incredible home. Briefly comprising an entrance hall, 3 reception rooms, study, a feature open plan kitchen living and dining space, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and a double garage. Outside, the entrance and gardens are accessed through iron electronic gates just off Old Carrickbrack Road, there is a large driveway and parking for several cars. The superbly maintained gardens extend to c one acre and are extremely well stocked with mature trees, shrubbery and colourful azaleas. The large granite and decked patio area enjoys the most magnificent views over the southern slopes of the peninsula across Dublin Bay. There are several storage units and sheds. There is also a very attractive summer house this is a lovely area to entertain and would be an ideal artist's studio. The large lawn was originally a tennis court, this coupled with the woodland area and the meandering pathways create a haven for all the family to enjoy throughout the year. Viewing of this wonderful home is imperative to fully appreciate all that is on offer here. Features: Spectacular panoramic views c.1 acre of manicured mature private gardens Site potential for a second home subject to PP Stunning modernised period home Alu-clad triple glazed joinery windows and patio doors Externally insulated c.10 years ago Zoned controlled OFCH with underfloor heating downstairs Monitored and CCTV controlled phone watch alarm Siro broadband Sonos surround sound music system Rear access Biocycle waste management system Storage sheds Large granite and composite decking patio area Howth stone walls Summer house Ornate art deco and original period features, balustrades and fireplaces.
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