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Ferndale, Chapel Road, Delgany, Co. Wicklow

5 Bed

5 Bath

374 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 374 m²
Ferndale House is one of the finest stunningly appointed detached family homes to come to the market, occupying an idyllic elevated setting on almost 1 acre in Delgany. This is a magnificent family home, set back from the road, hidden behind electric gates and standing in delightful gardens having a wonderful south westerly orientation. The location is simply second to none, just minutes from local Primary and Secondary schools and walking distance to the enviable range of amenities Delgany and Greystones have to offer. Ferndale House is a special home built by its owners in the Georgian style in 2004, it is beautifully presented and incorporates abundant character and charm. When entering this elegant home you immediately feel the care and attention to detail with one of its main features being the dramatic, luxurious hallway with its sweeping cantilevered staircase, splendid double height ceiling and overhead roof lantern. There are high ceilings throughout with decorative coving & cornicing, carved architraves & skirtings and large double glazed sash windows. The internal glass doors are all 8 ft high to compliment the ceiling height. Whilst boasting gracious proportions, Ferndale is warm and inviting and infused with natural light. The accommodation briefly comprises an impressive welcoming hallway, leading to the elegant drawing room to the front which opens to a reception space linking across to the exceptionally bright open plan kitchen/family/dining area extending from the front to back of the house. The family area is the perfect space to relax having a feature tall brick fireplace with Stanley wood burning stove and French doors, allowing for an abundance of light. A further TV/Living Room positioned off the hall is ideal for kids corner. There is also a fully fitted office allowing you to work from home, a guest WC and utility room complete the downstairs. Upstairs the generous accommodation consists of an oval shaped balustraded landing leading to 5 double bedrooms (all with ensuites and fitted wardrobes) and a luxuriously appointed main bathroom having 5 sash windows. The expansive secluded gardens are lavishly landscaped. A huge added bonus is the coach house which makes for a superb recreational facility and additional accommodation for visitors. The front paddock and stables offer the opportunity to keep a horse or pony in this locality rich in equestrian facilities. There is access to the back garden on both sides of the house. The generous front garden which has a large Indian sandstone patio provides parking for several cars, bordered by a selection of stunning flower beds. The house extends to 4,000 sq ft approx. of superbly proportioned accommodation with manicured grounds, an enviable orientation and location. A fantastic place to raise a family, being so close to all the amenities Delgany and Greystones have to offer including a wide selection of cafes, restaurants, boutiques, retail outlets and cosy pubs. For the swimming enthusiasts you have a choice of two beaches. There are an enviable range of local sporting amenities to include, the rugby, GAA, soccer, tennis, top-quality golf and sailing clubs, not to forget the harbour and Shoreline swimming pool/fitness centre as well as the driving range. There is an excellent choice of schools within walking distance which include St. Laurence s St. Brigid s, St. Kevin s and St. Patrick s National Schools and St. David s secondary school, with Temple Carrig, An Gaelscoil and Educate Together also within easy reach. In addition to the DART, there are the 84, 84 X and 184 bus routes and the Aircoach which brings you to Dublin Airport. It is difficult to find a home that offers all of this and more. Colonade Portico Entrance Porch Led glass oval fanlight and side panels leading into: Entrance Hallway An exceptional space having polished cr me marble flooring and underfloor heating, centre section double height ceiling, curved walls and a dramatic curved cantilevered hardwood staircase Drawing Room Deep ceiling coving, magnificent white marble mantle and fireplace with brass inset and gas fire basket. Two large windows overlooking the front. Luxurious carpet flooring. Family Kitchen / Living / Dining Area A wonderful bright open plan triple aspect space extending the full depth of the property. The kitchen has bespoke eye and floor level cabinets by Domino Design Kitchens incorporating generous granite counter tops, 5 ring gas stove with electric oven, large island and breakfast bar, integrated Neff microwave/combi, integrated Neff dishwasher, Neff extractor fan, beautiful canopy, American style fridge and freezer, recessed downlighting, cr me marble floors with underfloor heating. Sun Room Corner Pentagonal aspect naturally bright space with large picture sash windows and patio doors opening onto south-west railed deck area. The living / dining area Has a double height brick fireplace with timber beam mantle and wood burning stove. Large double glass panelled doors lead out to the deck Family / TV Room A secluded space overlooking the rear having solid Walnut flooring Home Office Fully fitted cherry wood home office facing onto the front garden. Carpet floor covering. Guest WC Feature porthole window, cr me marble tiles, underfloor heating, wash hand basin, WC, extractor fan. Utility Room Abundance of eye and floor level units providing excellent storage, stainless stell sink and drainer, plumbed for washing machine and dryer. Tiled floor and access to garden. Landing There is an oval lead designed sky light that is infused by light Principle Bedroom Positioned to the side of house, dual aspect, large double bedroom, 4 double set fitted wardrobe area with shelving double doors out onto balcony over sunroom area. En-Suite Tiled floor, extractor fan, underfloor heating, rainfall shower, steam room, wash hand basin, window Bedroom 2 Double bedroom to front, 3 sets of double wardrobes, carpet flooring En suite Shared Jack & Jill ensuite serving bedrooms 2 & 3. Bedroom 3 Large double bedroom, with seated area at feature empire window. Bedroom 4 Large double bedroom, with dressing room En suite Step-in thermostat shower. Bedroom 5 Large double bedroom with fitted wardrobes En suite Fully tiled step-in thermostat shower wash hand basin, WC. And window Bathroom Distinctive free standing bath having telephone shower, WC and wash hand basin OUTSIDE Detached Coach House A wonderful addition to the property approached through a gated front yard from the main driveway. Currently used as a self-contained guest space ideally suited to a a variety of uses (subject to any necessary planning approval)
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Property Features

  • Special features:
  • Electric gates leading to sweeping driveway illuminated at night
  • Coach house suitable for many uses (subject to PP)
  • Paddock and stables
  • Light filled interiors extending to 4000 sq ft approx.
  • Features including high ceilings, ceiling coving, cornicing and large columns
  • Hall has to be seen to be believed with swooping staircase.
  • OFCH with underfloor heating in all creme marble areas: Hall, kitchen, family / dining area. Thermostat controlled. (under floor and timers behind bui
  • On approx. 0.98 acres
  • Unique deck area with all day sunshine off family room / kitchen

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BER No: 114734619

Energy Performance Indicator: 137.81 kWh/m2/yr





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