- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 315 m²
Rarely does a such a fine property such as Kilar , Castleknock Road come to the market, a substantial detached residence built c.1961 and situated on a c.1/2 acre South facing site along the Castleknock Road, one of the most desirable locations in Castleknock and moments from the village and the main Phoenix Park Gates. Kilar is set behind electronic entrance gates leading to a cobble lock driveway with ample parking and screening from mature hedging and specimen trees offering complete privacy and instant kerb appeal from its immaculate external presentation. This substantial residence extending to approx.315 sq.m is presented in excellent decorative order throughout. Beautifully appointed and stylishly decorated the accommodation offers everything a family would desire in a home from the spacious and excellent layout, feature Herringbone engineered hardwood floors and ceramic porcelain tiling throughout, wonderful open plan layout to many of the rooms and a bespoke kitchen and south facing rear garden.
Upon entering, the hallway is very inviting with a striking double height ceiling with gallery landing and light beaming through the large windows to the front of the property. The flow of accommodation works incredibly well with luxuriously appointed rooms of excellent proportions and high ceilings (2.7m) adding to the sense of space. To the left of the hallway is a day room which opens into the dining room and kitchen. Straight ahead is a large drawing room with bay window and doors leading to the family room, the drawing room opens into the dining room and day room which is also accessed from the kitchen. The open plan kitchen/family/breakfast room to the rear is incredibly spacious, very well laid out for family living and entertaining, French doors lead to the rear garden which has the ideal South facing orientation. The hallway and drawing room have feature fireplaces adding to the luxurious feel to the property. The bespoke kitchen with granite countertops which exudes luxury with high quality integrated appliances and centre island. A utility lies off the kitchen area. The first floor provides for four/five bedrooms, two being en-suite with the principal bedroom and bedroom 2 containing large walk in wardrobes/dressing rooms and bedroom 5 has been converted to facilitate an office or could be used as a bedroom. A large family bathroom completes the accommodation on this level.
The real jewel in the crown of Kilar is the c.0.5 acres of outstanding grounds which include a feature water fountain, large lawn area and is one of the only properties located along the Castleknock Road that is not overlooked front or rear. Electric gates open to a cobble-lock driveway and parking apron. A grass lawn is delineated by mature hedges offering excellent privacy. Dual side entrance which leads to the private South facing patio garden with cobble-lock patio. The rear garden is unique in that it is not directly overlooked offering maximum privacy both front and rear. This lovely family home enjoys the best of both worlds being situated in this quiet leafy surrounding yet within a very pleasant short stroll of Castleknock Village (400 metres) offering an array of boutiques, eateries, shops, pharmacy etc. The Phoenix Park is 400 metres in the other direction and offers a gateway to the City.
The house is within close proximity to many highly regarded schools, including 3 national schools, secondary schools Mount Sackville (girls), Castleknock College (boys) and the soon to be opened Edmond Rice secondary school (mixed) all within walking distance (School admission policies are subject to change and should be verified). Sporting enthusiasts are spoiled for choice with Luttrellstown and Castleknock Golf clubs within a short drive, Castleknock Lawn Tennis club moments away coupled with St. Brigid s GAA club being within an easy walk. The M50 and M3 are within easy reach, and the area is served by an excellent public transport network of Dublin Bus which is literally on your door step. Train at Castleknock station is approx. a 4 minute drive or 20 minute walk.
Entrance Porch 3m x 1.6m. Front door leading to inner porch with herringbone timber flooring, double doors with feature stained glass window open to the main hallway.
Entrance Hall 6.2m x 3.62m. Grand entrance hall with feature timber surround fireplace and Gas coal effect fire. Hardwood staircase leads to the gallery landing. Solid wood herringbone timber flooring, double doors lead to the drawing room.
Powder Room/Guest WC 3m x 1.44m. Located off the hallway, tiled flooring comprising of a wc and whb.
Drawing Room 5.57m x 3.6m. Beautiful bright room with large bay window overlooking the rear garden. Feature marble fireplace (open fire), open arch leads to the dining room.
Dining Room 3.6m x 3.6m. Nice size dining room with doors to the sun room and open archway to drawing room and day room.
Day Room 3.62m x 3m. With access to the kitchen, dining room and hallway.
Family Room 5.9m x 3m. located off the drawing room ideal family room or TV room, double doors lead to the rear garden.
Kitchen 4.46m x 2.6m. Recently fitted modern kitchen with cream units and granite worktops, island unit/breakfast bar. Good variety of floor and eye level presses open plan to breakfast/family room. Integrated oven, hob and extractor fan, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Polished porcelain tiled flooring.
Breakfast/Family Room 6.6m x 4.7m. Large open plan room with plenty of space for a family dining area and seated area, 2 x sets of double doors lead to the sun room and rear garden. Polished porcelain tiled flooring.
Utility Room 2.6m x 2m. Good size utility room with fitted work counter and stainless steel sink, tiled flooring and door to the side. Plumbed for washing machine, polished porcelain tiled flooring.
Sun Room 7.34m x 4m. Large sun room taking full advantage of the views of the South facing rear garden, velux windows, double doors lead to the rear garden. Polished porcelain tiled flooring.
Gallery Landing 4.3m x 3.2m. A lovely feature of this property is the gallery landing with seated area. Feature decorative coving and centre rose. Landing leads to the hallway to bedrooms.
Main Bedroom 6.1m x 3.8m. Located to the rear of the property, large primary suite with wall to wall fitted wardrobes.
Walk-in Wardrobe 1 3m x 2.3m. Complete with fashion rails and storage shelving.
Ensuite 1 2m x 1.8m. Fully tiled comprising of bath, separate corner shower unit, wc, wash hand basin and towel rail.
Bedroom 2 4.2m x 3.8m. Double bedroom located to the rear of the property.
Walk-in Wardrobe 2 2.3m x 2m. Complete with fashion rails and storage shelving.
Ensuite 2 2m x 2m. Fully tiled comprising of bath, wc, wash hand basin and towel rail.
Bedroom 3 4.58m x 3m. Large double bedroom to the rear of the property with 2 sets of fitted wardrobes and vanity table.
Bedroom 4 3.7m x 3.2m. Double bedroom to the front of the property with fitted wardrobes.
Bedroom 5/Office 2.63m x 2.5m. Bedroom 5/office with fitted wardrobes.
Bathroom 3.6m x 2.2m. Large family bathroom fully tiled comprising of bath, separate corner shower unit, wc, wash hand basin and towel rail.
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