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Ruwenzori, Murphys Lane, Ballyman Road, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow

4 Bed

3 Bath

195 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 195 m²
Set on an elevated site off Murphy s Lane on the boundary of Dublin and Wicklow; Ruwensori is a handsome detached home built in the mid 1950 s. Set on just under 1.3acres/0.52 hectares approx. This rolling site has wonderful views of the surrounding countryside, looking towards Bray Head with views as far as the sea. The gardens are split between a fenced paddock with stable and sunny private orchard garden to the rear of the property. Internally the property has many original features including high ceilings throughout, picture rails, open fireplaces, and homey white AGA in the kitchen. With bright and light accommodation on both levels that takes advantage of the tranquil surroundings. The original house has had two additions over the years with the garage being converted to a home office, remaining separate from the main house it allows for a more contemporary work/life balance. The other addition is the large boot room that stretches the width of the property incorporating a much-needed wet room for those coming in from the paddock. This home has a superior location sitting on the border of Dublin and Wicklow it settles easily into an idyllic countryside setting while still having all the amenities one would expect on the doorstep. Located approx. 1.7km (1 mile) from the attractive village of Enniskerry with an eclectic mix of coffee shops, restaurants and a local pub. The village also boasts churches and two primary and secondary schools including the well renowned St. Gerard s. There are a plethora of sporting facilities in the vicinity including Dun Loaghaire Golf Club at the end of the road with its championship golf course and spectacular club house, there is also Powerscourt Estate contains world-renowned Italianate gardens, golf course, retail pavilion and caf and waterfall. Equestrian pursuits and hill-walking abound locally, with Glencree and the famed Wicklow Way at hand; also the Sugarloaf mountain. Commuters are well-served too, with the N11/M11/M50 corridor close by; Bray DART station, Carrickmines LUAS and citybound buses all lending great connectivity Hall Coming through an open porch to a wide hall with high ceilings and original features such as the solid teak herringbone floor, picture rails and curves staircase. Off which is... Guest W.C. Incorporating a w.c and sink unit. Living Room A very bright dual aspect room overlooking the orchard garden, features include high ceilings, picture rails, open fireplace with tiled hearth and original fitted glass display units. Dining Room A cosy room with direct access to both the kitchen and the garden. There is solid oak flooring and a brick fireplace with solid fuel stove. Kitchen A large room with a triple aspect, this space has a range of Shaker style wall and floor units with a tiled floor and back splash. The main focus of the room is the beautiful white AGA although it also incorporates a double oven and hob for the summer, other provisions include space for a fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. Boot Room Boot Room: An addition to the original house this space can be accessed from both the front and rear gardens as well as the kitchen. The tiled room has a glass ceiling allowing for great natural light. Off this is a boiler house and... Wet Room This room is fully tiled and has a shower, W.C. and wash hand basin, perfect for kids coming in from horse riding or rugby. Utility Room There is plumbing for a washing machine and dryer with lots of storage space. Landing The landing is airy and bright with two windows to the front of the property. There is a W.C. located at the end of the landing. Bathroom A generous family bathroom, with W.C., wash hand basin and a curved bath with shower. This space enjoys great views over the paddock a perfect place to relax. Bedroom 1 A dual aspect room, with fitted wardrobes, and stunning views over to Bray and all the way to the sea. Bedroom 2 A double room with fitted wardrobes and wash hand basin overlooking the orchard garden to the rear. Bedroom 3 A large double room with a dual aspect and fitted wardrobes. Off this room is a... Shower Room This space is fully tiled, with a wash hand basin and double length shower with glass enclosure. Bedroom 4 A good size single room with lots of fitted storage. Gardens Set on just under 1.3acres (0.52 hectares) approx. of mature grounds. To the front of the property there a large, cobbled drive, there is easy access to the oil tanks and a large shed. Further to the side of the property is a fenced paddock with stable perfect for keeping a pony. Across the paddock is the most beautiful view over the hillside, over toward Bray Head and with lovely views of the sea. To the rear of the property is a lawned orchard garden dotted with apple trees, this south facing area is surrounded by mature trees - a perfectly tranquil place to relax and take in the countryside.
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BER No: 108626797

Energy Performance Indicator: 252.19 kWh/m2/yr





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