- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 531 m²
No. 1 Claremont Pines is undoubtedly one of Foxrock s finest family homes, standing proud on 0.3 acres approximately of private grounds complete with basement offering another dimension of accommodation which will be of interest to the discerning purchaser. Built just 12 years ago with more than just a nod to the Edwardian style that Foxrock is famous for, this home has perfectly married both old and new architecture to create this exceptional modern family home. The joy of building a new period is realised in No.1 Claremont Pines creating a home of poise, elegance and every modern comfort.
The beauty of this build is that it combines period elegance with all the efficiencies and conveniences of a modern home. From graceful roof pitches, ceiling heights and sash windows to the beautiful heritage brick. Period detail is replicated and applied with taste and style to include tall ornate skirting boards and decorative architraves. From here the eye is drawn to the detailed ceiling cornicing. This theme which runs throughout the property is a wonderful design feature to making this modern home feel as if it has stood for decades. The highest specification of materials, fittings and fixtures available at the time of construction were used, evident on inspection with the most intricate of detail.
Built with great flair and meticulous attention to detail circa 2009, No. 1 now provides 530 sq.m. (5715 sq.ft) approx. of stunningly elegant and superbly appointed accommodation. There is an undeniable charm about this residence which exudes a sense of timelessness and beauty. The sympathetic and seamless marriage of thoughtful and ornate period features with modern convenience makes this one of few newly built homes which will appeal to many discerning purchaser.
Upon entering the front door one is immediately impressed with both a double height ceiling providing a wonderful sense of space coupled with a sweeping stair case to take centre stage. Marble tiling was the choice of flooring which runs through parts of the ground floor rooms and into the impressive kitchen/breakfast and family room. To the right of the hallway is the impressive drawing room, entered by double doors with a large bay area with sash windows and tall ceiling heights, an open fire with marble fireplace and parquet flooring in walnut tones. Sliding pocket doors lead to the dining room with an outlook over the rear gardens and entry from double doors to the rear patio from this room. A door from the dining room leads to the entertaining kitchen complete with mood lighting, display shelving and preparation room for parties or family get togethers. The spacious and impressive open plan kitchen area can be accessed from here and off the hallway boasting bespoke hand painted Design House Dalkey Kitchen with breakfast island complete with marble countertops. There is a large family and dining area set in the bay area making this a very well appointed and spacious family space to enjoy with an outlook over the gardens. There is an office which is accessed to the left of the reception hallway complete with bespoke shelving, joinery and parquet flooring with a large utility, boot room and Guest W.C to complete the accommodation on ground floor.
Rising to first floor the gallery landing looks down over the hallway complete with a seating area on the landing. There are five double bedrooms with the stunning principal bedroom with feature bay window, running the depth of the property on one side complete with dressing room and ensuite. There are four more double bedrooms, one complete with ensuite with the family bathroom accommodating the further three bedrooms.
A large basement, accessed from ground floor level which measures 151 sq.m (1625 sq.ft.) is a wonderful area of invaluable additional living space. The area has many rooms to include a large laundry room with laundry shoot, plenty of storage rooms, the communications room and a home office. A large floor area can accommodate further versatile accommodation such as a children s entertainment area, a gymnasium and many more options. A guest room complete with kitchen and bathroom could also make for the perfect au pair or in law suite. The basement is bright and spacious with light coming through from the light wells to the northern and southern sides and the many windows in each of the rooms.
Entered through electronic security gates attached to two tall pillars, a gravelled driveway provides for parking to the front of the property. The extensively landscaped gardens designed by Doyle s Landscapes both front and rear are meticulously designed and maintained to provide privacy to the front with tall hedging and specimen trees to border the boundaries with a lawn area to the front. The rear gardens which boast the perfect south westerly orientation are hugely impressive laid out in lawn, with a large paved patio areas taking full advantage of the morning, afternoon and evening sunshine making it ideal for barbeques and alfresco dining. There is a superb selection of mature specimen trees providing total privacy with a children s play area interspersed colourful planting bordering the garden.
Exceptionally well located in the leafy suburb of Foxrock approximately 12km from Stephen s Green and within easy reach of Foxrock village. The quaint village with its selection of popular eateries, restaurants and specialist food shops service this upmarket suburb. For more extensive shopping facilities, Dunnes Stores at Cornelscourt and the Park Retail centre are close by. Foxrock Golf Club is a short distance away as is the driving range at Leopardstown Golf Club and Carrickmines Croquet Lawn Tennis Club.
An excellent selection of schools are nearby including Hollypark Boys and Girls National School, St Brigid s Boys and Girls National School. Many of South County Dublin s Secondary Schools including Blackrock College, Mount Anville, Loreto Foxrock, Lycee Francais d Irlande as well as the newly opened Nord Anglia International School and St Andrew s College are a short commute away. Gonzaga College, Alexandra College and Sandford Park are also just a LUAS ride away which is within a 600 metre walk.
Cabinteely Park with its 110 acres (approx.) of parkland and large children s playground is also nearby. The Quality Bus Corridor on the N11 provides easy access to Dublin City Centre. Exit 15 provides access to the M50 interchange and Carrickmines LUAS stop is within 600 metres.
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