- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 218 m²
An exceptionally individual double fronted detached Art Deco home, built in the 1930’s, full of unique charm and character retaining many original features of its era to include high ceilings, picture rails, stained glass windows and mahogany fireplaces. Internally the living space of approximately 218sq.m. (2,347sq.ft.) will immediately impress, with natural light flooding throughout. A porch entrance opens into the reception hall connecting to three well-proportioned reception rooms, a kitchen opening into the sunroom, office/study, utility area and cloakroom/guest w.c. completing the ground floor level with five bedrooms, master being en-suite, a bathroom and separate w.c. at the first floor. There is enormous potential to extend this delightful property to the side and rear, subject to planning permission.
Set amidst unrivalled gardens and grounds of approximately 0.08 Ha (0.2 acres), the eco rear garden of approximately 48m (157ft) in length is abundant with magnificent specimen flowers, shrubs, trees, hedging, perennials and raised herb bed carefully and thoughtfully planned for a seasonal roll over further benefitting from an extremely high degree of seclusion and privacy, an outstanding feature of this home. The rear garden also incorporates an eco-pond, large wraparound patio area, raised patio area to the rear, sheltered courtyard and decked area. There is a vehicular wide side passage connecting the rear garden to the front where excellent off street car parking is on offer surrounded by well-defined boundaries and equally well planted providing privacy.
This enviable location is second to none and is a really wonderful environment to raise a family. Within a 5km radius are the wonderful facilities and amenities in Glasthule, Sandycove, Dalkey and Dun Laoghaire Town Centre. These include local and extensive shopping, cafes, bars and some of the finest restaurants in South County Dublin. Dun Laoghaire Harbour is exceptionally convenient, has two piers and an extensive marina along with four yacht clubs – ideal for the marine and sailing enthusiasts. In recent times a designated cycle lane now connects Blackrock Town Centre with Sandycove Harbour and the Forty Foot. There is a wide selection of highly regarded primary and secondary schools including the Harold School, Castle Park, Rathdown, Loreto Abbey Dalkey and CBC Monkstown to mention a selection. The area is also well serviced by public transport with regular bus routes and the DART at Glenageary on Station Road, adjacent, making commuting to and from the city centre and beyond very easy. The N11, Cherrywood Industrial Estate, the LUAS and the M50 are all within easy reach of this wonderful family home.
There is an abundance of recreational and leisure facilities in the surrounding area such as Glenageary Lawn Tennis Club on Silchester Road, Cuala GAA/Dalkey United Football Club, the People’s Park, the beautiful walks along the seafront and over the Dalkey hills, swimming/bathing as well as a selection of hockey, football and rugby clubs.
Porched Entrance with tiled floor and opens into the
Reception Hall (4.60m x 1.90m )with ceiling coving, two centre roses, picture rail, dado rail, polished timber floor, understairs storage and leads to the
Drawing Room (4.80m x 4.60m )with bay window, open fireplace with mahogany timber mantle and surround with tiled inset, ceiling coving, picture rail and tri-folding doors opening through to the
Dining Room (4.20m x 4.20m )with open fireplace with mahogany timber mantle and surround with tiled inset, fitted cupboards and book shelving and steel framed door leading out to the rear garden
Utility Area (3.30m x 1.20m )plumbed for washing machine and with alarm panel
Office/Study (3.20m x 1.80m )
Family Room (4.50m x 4.00m )with open fireplace with white marble surround and tiled inset, bay window, ceiling coving and picture rail
Cloakroom/Guest W.C. with w.c., wash hand basin and dado rail
Kitchen (4.50m x 3.70m )with a range of fitted cupboards and units, work surfaces, oil burning four oven AGA, tiled splashbacks, sink unit, shelving, Amtico mock quarry tiled floor and opens through to the
Sunroom (4.00m x 3.80m )with recessed lighting, Amtico mock quarry tiled floor and sliding Rationel door leading out to the rear garden
Landing with centre rose, picture rail and feature stained glass window
Bedroom 1 (4.20m x 3.80m )with bay window, open fireplace with timber mantle and surround with tiled inset and sink unit
Bedroom 2 (3.80m x 3.30m )with a range of fitted wardrobes and picture rail
Master Bedroom (5.10m x 4.60m )with bay window, open fireplace with timber mantle and surround with tiled inset, picture rail, ceiling coving, a range of fitted wardrobes and door to
En Suite Shower Room (2.70m x 1.30m )with step in electric Mira Event XS shower, w.c., wash hand basin, fitted shelving and Dimplex electric heater
Bedroom 4 (4.00m x 2.80m )with open fireplace with tiled surround and inset, fitted shelving, picture rail, a range of fitted wardrobes and sink unit
Bedroom 5 (3.90m x 3.20m )with a range of fitted wardrobes, fitted shelving, sink unit and picture rail
Bathroom (3.00m x 2.00m )with bath with Mira Event XS electric shower over, w.c., wash hand basin, partially tiled walls, picture rail and hot press
Separate W.C. (1.70m x 0.90m )with dado rail
Magnificent gardens and grounds of approximately 0.08 Ha (0.2 acres) with the eco rear garden incorporating an eco-pond of approximately 48m (157ft) being carefully planned over the years with an abundance of specimen flowers, shrubs, trees, hedging, perennials and raised herb bed, an oasis or peace and tranquillity throughout the year further enhanced with a sunny southerly orientation. The two patio areas, decked area and sheltered courtyard are ideal for relaxation and alfresco dining. There is a vehicular wide side passage connecting the rear garden to the front where excellent off street car parking is on offer.
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