- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 268 m²
Number One The Paddocks is a wonderful, detached family home built in 1971 in a contemporary architectural style influenced by the Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. The Paddocks is a small enclave of just eight houses ideally located off Ulverton Road in the heart of Dalkey Heritage Town. It has been in the same ownership for 35 years and has been lovingly upgraded and renovated over this time. It now offers new owners a home in turnkey condition with light filled, spacious accommodation complemented by stylish interior design and attention to detail throughout. To the front of the property there is an electric sliding gate, and a large, gravelled driveway offering parking for several cars. The house stands on approximately 0.2acre of extremely private, beautifully landscaped wraparound gardens with a sunny southerly orientation. The internal accommodation extends to approximately 268sq.m (2,855sq.ft) with a summerhouse in the garden of 22sq.m (237 sq. ft).
At hall level there is an expansive semi-open plan living/dining room with a high sloped ceiling, a great space for entertaining. Above this there is a mezzanine level with a desk space, and a bedroom/home office with an en-suite overlooking the terrace/patio area to the rear. A bright kitchen/dining/family space with a separate utility overlooks the terrace/patio. There are three large bedrooms off the entrance hall, the master is en-suite with a walk-in wardrobe and a relaxation/reading space to one end overlooking the garden with access out to a breakfast deck, the perfect spot for your morning coffee. The two other bedrooms are generously proportioned with good storage, and one has access to a Jack and Jill shower room, also accessible from the hall. A large family bathroom completes the accommodation at this level. At lower garden level there is a spacious yet cosy den/family room, with access to the side of the property and a fifth bedroom with an en-suite. This versatile space could easily be used as self-contained accommodation for guests if required.
The Paddocks is located within strolling distance of Dalkey which is one of South County Dublin’s most popular coastal villages to live in. Everything that you need is on your doorstep including excellent restaurants, a Post Office, Library, Supermarket; and specialist shops such as Robert’s, Country Bake, Thyme Out, Select Stores and Grapevine. Number One is a short stroll away from Bulloch and Coliemore Harbours, the Vico bathing area and the Forty Foot, all of which are popular leisure spots for swimming, fishing, and walking. Dalkey and the surrounding coastline is an area of great natural beauty with scenic walks along the Vico Road and on Killiney Hill. There are excellent public transport links to include the DART, 59 & 7 bus route and the Aircoach providing a direct link with Dublin Airport. This area is very popular with young families because of the abundance of excellent primary and secondary schools on your doorstep.
Entrance Lobby (2.50m x 2.00m )Travertine marble flooring with underfloor heating, Phonewatch monitored alarm system, a range of fitted closets, recessed lighting, roof light and double glass doors opening into the
Entrance Hall (5.10m x 2.00m )Travertine marble flooring with underfloor heating, roof light, recessed lighting and glazed door opening into the
Sitting/Dining Room (7.20m x 7.00m )a spacious and welcoming split level L-shaped space with mezzanine above. The dining area has a range of fitted book shelves, service hatch from the kitchen, timber panelling to the sloped ceiling, a large window overlooking the side, a smart Duff Tisdall display/storage/drinks cabinet cleverly partitions these two spaces, with a step down to the sitting room area with dark oak wide plank flooring with underfloor heating. Windows overlooking the front with timber Venetian blinds and Casamance sheer linen curtains on a wave rail, a Bodart & Gonay solid fuel stove with Kilkenny limestone polished slate raised fireplace designed by Duff Tisdall, one wall with Vescom contract wall covering and another with white brick detail and Duff Tisdall steel wall lights. Stairs from the dining room lead up to the mezzanine area
Mezzanine Area (3.70m x 2.20m )overlooks the dining and sitting room with glazed balustrade, pendant light over the stairs, window overlooking the side of the property, fitted desk space in solid cherrywood with tambour door, cupboard underneath, book shelving and steps up to
Bedroom 1/Home Office (4.20m x 3.30m )with Junckers oak flooring, large window overlooking the rear garden with a wall of fitted wardrobes centred by a Murphy foldaway bed, further book shelving and door opening into
En Suite Shower Room with tiled floor, partially tiled walls, Mira Sport electric shower, w.c., wash hand basin, Velux skylight over
Kitchen/Dining/Family Space (4.80m x 3.70m )with Amtico flooring, John Daly custom designed hand painted kitchen in a Shaker style with a polished granite worktop, fitted pantry with granite shelf, Fischer & Paykel stainless steel fridge/freezer, integrated Neff oven with microwave over, two -oven gas AGA in black, with stainless steel prep countertop to one side and two ring Neff gas hob to the other, chimney extractor hood over, central island unit with integrated Bosch dishwasher, double sink with filtered water tap, wine rack to one side and a breakfast counter in smoked oak. Control switches for garden lighting. Electric awning at back door over deck. Adjacent dining/family area has two Velux skylights, windows overlooking the back garden, glazed French doors opening out onto the deck, recessed lighting, fitted walnut media cabinet with shelving and door into the
Utility Room (1.50m x 1.30m )with Amtico tiled floor, corner sink, washing machine & dryer, countertop over, tiled splashback, cupboards above providing storage
Inner Bedroom Corridor (5.00m x 1.40m )with glazed door from the entrance hall opening in, large airing and immersion closets
Master Suite (8.60m x 5.10m )with recessed lighting, glazed door opening into the en suite shower room, digital alarm panel, door into the walk- in wardrobe, fitted book shelving, reading/relaxation space to one end overlooking the side garden with plantation style shutters, two Velux skylights and door onto
Breakfast Deck with timber decking, balustrade, manual awning and steps down into the garden
En Suite Shower Room with flooring, partially tiled walls and vanity counter in natural stone from Regan Tiles. Double wash hand basins set into vanity unit with cabinets in walnut beneath, mirror with integrated Demister facility . Frosted window overlooking the patio, large step in Grohe power shower, heated towel rail, speakers in ceiling, fitted walnut cabinet with plenty of additional bathroom storage and Velux skylight
Walk-in Wardrobe with fitted shelving and hanging space
Bedroom 2 (4.10m x 3.90m )with wide plank oak flooring, Noel Dempsey fitted wardrobes along one wall, window seat with storage underneath, book shelving, recessed lighting, picture window overlooking the front patio, floor to ceiling window overlooking the side garden and breakfast deck
Bedroom 3 (5.30m x 4.00m )with wide plank oak flooring, Noel Dempsey fitted wardrobes along one wall, large picture window overlooking the front, recessed lighting, hatch to the attic and access to the
Jack & Jill Shower Room accessed from the hall also with underfloor heating, terracotta tiling and semi-precious stone panel from Regan tiles, wainscoting, w.c., fitted wall cabinet, wash hand basin with mirror over & lighting, Grohe power shower, Velux skylight & Dimplex wall heater
Family Bathroom Ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating, partially tiled walls with border from Mosaic Assemblers , Grohe power shower, wash hand basin with vanity, mirror, bath, w.c., chrome heated towel rail, speaker, recessed lighting
Lower Garden Level (Option to be Self-Contained) with stairs down from the main hall, door out to the side passageway and step down into
Den/Family Room (7.00m x 3.60m )wall of cabinets with stainless steel Tambour door incorporating concealed tea station with small sink, fridge and microwave, countertop, shelving. Santa and Cole wall lights, large picture window overlooking the front with timber Venetian blinds, Faber log effect gas fire, large wall storage unit with ash counter and cupboard under, window with opaque glass overlooking the side passageway, door opposite to
Bedroom 5 (4.00m x 2.70m )wall mounted mirror, under stairs closet, fitted wall cabinet inc fuse board, window opening out to the side passage and door through to the
En Suite Shower Room patterned floor tiles with underfloor heating, partially tiled walls, sink with vanity under, w.c., shower, recessed lighting and opaque window opening out to the side passageway
Garden Room (5.80m x 3.80m )with white painted timber floor, timber panelling on the walls and ceiling, wall mounted speakers, space for fridge/freezer and roller blinds
Off the side passageway, plumbed for washing machine/dryer, houses the Ideal Logic gas fired central heating boiler and good storage space
Garden Room/Summerhouse 5.8m x 3.8m (19' x 12'6")
A space apart looking on to the side garden, window to the sea, painted timber floor, timber panelling on the walls and ceiling, wall mounted speakers connected to the house sound system, drinks fridge, roller blinds. Re-roofed this year and fully insulated, large remote controlled awning.
The house stands on approximately 0.2acre of extremely private, mature, landscaped grounds. To the front of the property there is a large driveway with Ballycorus pebble providing off street parking for several cars. This area was re-designed by Paul Brazil from the original layout and incorporates a pedestrian entrance gate with a separate remote controlled metal and timber vehicular gate. A custom made brushed stainless steel handrail with Indian sandstone paved steps lead up to a private front patio area with a feature moon gate looking into the beautifully landscaped side garden.
The rear garden was designed by Martin Brady, conceived as a series of outdoor ‘rooms’ with three partially segregated spaces that flow into one another. Off the kitchen there is a large terrace with a cedar deck and an electric awning, there is space here for a large dining table and the borders are lush with planting making it very private. A low wall partitions this terrace form a second patio area where there is a pergola/barbeque area with a campfire that is plumbed for natural gas, another great space for entertaining and outdoor dining. Beyond this there is the summerhouse and a third patio overlooking the large lawned side garden which faces due south and measures approximately 28m in length, from here you have a lovely view of the moon gate through to the patio at the front of the house. There is a copper and aluminium gate to the rear of the terrace opening through to three storage sheds with lighting and shelving in each and a power point in the first one. Steps lead down to the side passage with access to the Boiler House and lower level of the property. There is extensive garden/foliage lighting, power points and several outdoor taps within the garden.
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