- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 240 m²
Sherry FitzGerald are very proud to introduce La Rivera to the market, a truly outstanding and gracious detached house which is presented to an exceptionally high standard and boasts a superb energy rating of B3, partly achieved by the installation of triple glazed windows. Set behind electronic gates, this secluded home in the heart of Rathfarnham boasts a magnificent garden of 110ft with an enviable south westerly orientation. It is hidden from the road by a stone cut wall which gives a lovely character to the property and befitting to the property s name it sides on to the picturesque Owendore River with its mature trees and a stone cut bridge.
Built in 1995 and completely remodelled in 2015, the house has been lovingly cared for by the current owners and gives a great mix of contemporary style and comfort. The interior is delightful, warm and inviting. The large entrance porch and hall welcomes you in and opens into all the ground floor accommodation with high ceilings. Off the hall lies the cloakroom and guest wc. An elegant dual aspect lounge enjoys generous proportions and is complimented by a bay window. There is a well-proportioned formal dining room off the living room, there is a home office which could also be used as a playroom or indeed 5th bedroom and to the rear of the house lies the kitchen / family room and casual dining area. Off the hall lies a utility room with access out to the side. Upstairs there are four generous bedrooms (two of which are ensuite) The family bathroom completes the picture.
Set on its own grounds, it has a stunning sylvan setting with the Owendore river running to the side. The tranquil sound from the river and birds in the trees add to the true beauty of this setting. The landscaped, sundrenched garden is the jewel in the crown and comes alive in the spring and summer with the profusion spring bulbs, plants, flowers and trees.
Ideally located, just off the Ballyboden Road, it is only a short stroll away from a wealth of excellent services from Rathfarnham Village & Shopping Centre, sports clubs to the wonderful parklands of Marlay Park and Bushy Park. There is an excellent choice of shops and restaurants, not to mention numerous primary and secondary schools such as Loreto, Our Lady s, Terenure College and High School Rathgar which are all within walking distance. Dundrum Shopping Centre, The Luas and the M50 road network are a short distance away.
Entered through electronic gates and bordered by a stone cut wall, The 110ft south westerly front garden is completely secluded, it has a raised pebbled driveway with granite steps leading to the manicured lawn and with a granite pathway and patio and a garden shed. It sides onto the Owendore river and is bordered by well stocked flower beds. There is one gated side entrance leading to the rear garden which again is completely secluded and has a pebbled patio and lawn
Entrance Hall The porch opens into the large, welcoming hallway with tiled floor, recessed lighting, cloakroom and guest w.c.
Living Room 6.40m x 6.30m. Double doors with glass panels lead into this fine sized reception room which boasts an abundance of natural light and stunning views over the private and manicured garden in its sylvan setting. This room is a haven of tranquility and features solid wooden flooring, recessed lighting a marble fireplace feature fireplace and a bay window. Double doors with glass panels lead into the: -
Dining Room 3.70m x 3.80m. This formal dining area features a solid wooden floor and recessed lighting.
Utility Room 3.90m x 1.60m. It has built in floor and eye level units, space for dryer and additional freezer and is plumbed for the washing machine. A door leads out to the side entrance.
Kitchen/ Dining / Family Room 8.90m x 4.7m. Running the width of the house, this expansive room overlooks the rear garden and is flooded with natural light and a sense of airiness and space. The floor is tiled and there is recessed lighting. The kitchen is fully fitted with high gloss floor and eye level units. There is a pull out pantry and magic corner press. The fridge freezer and dishwasher are integrated and there is a built in oven, microwave, ceramic hob and extractor fan.
Landing The impressive landing has two dormer windows, recessed lighting and laminate flooring.
Bedroom 1 The principal bedroom is a large double room which overlooks the front with its picturesque views over the Owendore river and stone cut bridge. There are built in wardrobes, a laminate timber floor and an ensuite bathroom.
Ensuite 1.80m 1.60m. Fully tiled and comprises wc, wash hand basin with vanity presses, fitted mirror, a step in shower cubicle and a chrome heated towel rail. The lighting is recessed and there is a Velux window for natural ventilation and light.
Bedroom 2 4.20m x 3.00m. Double room with views over mature trees and green space. This room features a laminate timber floor and an ensuite bathroom.
Ensuite 1.50m x 1.70m. Fully tiled and comprises wc, wash hand basin with vanity presses, fitted mirror, a step in shower cubicle and a chrome heated towel rail.
Bedroom 3 4.30m x 3.00m. Double room with laminate timber floor.
Bedroom 4 5.10m x 3.10m. Double room overlooking the rear with built in wardrobes and laminate timber floor and door leading into main bathroom.
Bathroom 3.50m x 1.75m. Fully tiled and comprises wc, wash hand basin with vanity presses, fitted mirror, a step in shower cubicle, a chrome heated towel rail and a bath with stylish free standing tap and shower attachment. The lighting is recessed and there is a Velux window for natural ventilation and light.
Coming from the Yellow House turn right and continue up Willbrook Road. At Fanagans Funeral Directors keep to the right hand side of the ' v' and continue up Ballyboden Road the property will be on your right before the next set of lights.
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