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Sandy Lane, Monkstown Castle Demesne, Monkstown, Co. Cork

6 Bed

5 Bath

390 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 390 m²
Sandy Lane is a detached one-of-a-kind residence with mature professionally landscaped gardens with many aspects set on a site of approximately 0.4 acre, within the beautiful woodland setting that is Monkstown Castle Demesne. Architecturally designed, with the sea on its doorstep, this unique residence boosts a lot of amazing features as a lot of thought and care went into the finish of the house first day- a concrete floor at first level and a natural slate roof. This lovingly maintained home, which is just 20 years old, is a spacious, light filled luxury accommodation, both inside and out and is extremely well presented, pristine and alluring. There is a strong balance of living and bedroom accommodation making this a great family home. On the first floor, there are two amazing balconies that offer spectacular coastal and woodland views. The private, fully enclosed grounds are well laid out with lawns and a choice of sunny patios for outdoor enjoyment to the south and west. There is a large area to the front of Sandy Lane which offers parking for at least 8 cars on the sweeping driveway and unique detached garage that is constructed to the same high spec as the house, which offers great storage or potential outdoor workspace. Sandy Lane s situation, on the fringe of Monkstown Golf Course, one of Cork s most prestigious and historic golf clubs dating back to 1908, offers fantastic privacy while having top class facilities and amenities on its doorstep. Monkstown Marina, Monkstown Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club and Monkstown Sailing Club are just minutes away. This picturesque waterside village is home to good local bars and high-class eateries, Italian caf deli and an art gallery all withing walking distance from this home. Along with an excellent mixed primary school and Montessori both within walking distance from the property, the secondary school is within a 10-minute drive. Cork airport is a 20-minute drive away, Cork City 20-minute drive away and the nearest sandy beach is a 20-minute drive away. Monkstown Castle Demesne is a most highly sought-after location where properties rarely come to the market. Sandy Lane is a wonderful opportunity for those seeking a truly great family home which offers luxury living at it s very best, in a private setting with an activity for all the family close by. Sandy Lane, luxury living on the bay in Monktown, Co. Cork Reception Hall 6.09m x 4.87m. The entrance is impressive with double doors opening to a bright light filled hall with all reception rooms off. The floor here is Tumble marble. A custom-built staircase that was constructed with solid American white wood, it is housed in an impressive unique stone tower and is edged in rope for a nautical effect, leads to the upper floors and the open gallery ceiling gives fantastic light from above. Kitchen/Living/Dining Room 11.27m x 6.70m. Double glass doors open from the reception hall to this fantastic family space which overlooks the garden to the front and side. The living/dining area is awash with light with a large window to the side and French doors opening to the front patio and garden. The floor is solid American white oak and two steps lead up to the kitchen. The kitchen, with a tiled floor, is extremely well fitted with solid Canadian maple floor and eye level units along three walls. The double oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge freezer are included in the sale. A door opens directly from the kitchen to the garden. Utility Room 5.40m x 3.96m. This is a large utility room with a tiled floor and fitted units incorporating a sink. It is plumbed for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Lounge 7.90m x 5.18m. This is a breath-taking reception room with a bay window that provides lots of natural light and a large window with built in seating to the front. This room is luxurious and captivating. There is a feature solid fuel inset stove with a granite under shelf. Sitting Room 5.79m x 6.70m. This is a very comfortable day to day living space with a solid American white oak floor. It features a hand painted open fire with a copper inset. WC This is located off the reception hall with a separate w.c. and wash area. Gallery Landing A sweeping staircase leads to the bright landing with a solid American white oak floor. The open floor creates a gallery effect with the main hall downstairs. A full wall of glass separates the landing from the office/gym/studio giving a fantastic open feel leading on to a spectacular balcony, extremely well-constructed boasting views of the harbour and the natural environment of the woods surrounding. Main Bedroom 5.48m x 4.57. This extremely spacious bedroom suite is bright and airy has double glass doors opening on to a private front balcony with views towards the sea. It has a dressing room and spacious en-suite bathroom. En-Suite 3.65m x 3.04m. This is a large bathroom with a four-piece suite to include a corner bath and separate shower. It has a tiled floor and partially tiled walls. Bedroom 2 5.18m x 3.35m. The second bedroom is a bright spacious double bedroom with dual aspect windows. It is well fitted with wardrobes and a vanity unit. En-Suite This showerroom has a tiled floor and partially tiled walls. It has a three piece shower suite. Bedroom 3 4.57m x 5.18m. This is a bright spacious double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, vanity and study area. En-Suite This showerroom with a tiled floor and partially tiled walls has a three piece shower suite. Office/gym/studio 5.18m x 4.26m. This room is off the landing and is a light filled studio with enhancing harbour views from the balcony. Landing 6.33m x 5.48m. The sweeping stairs continues to the second floor which has a glazed seating area to the front enjoying sea and woodland views. Bedroom 4 5.36m x 2.71. This is a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and a vanity unit. Ensuite This shower room has a tiled floor and partially tiled walls and is fitted with a three-piece shower suite. Bedroom 5 5.05m x 2.77m. This double bedroom has fitted wardrobes and a vanity area. Shower Room 3.07m x 1.59m. This shower room, off the landing, has a tiled floor and partially tiled walls. It has a three-piece shower suite with electric shower. Bedroom 6 2.98m x 3.99m. This is a smaller double bedroom with a walk-in storage area off. Garden High spec cast iron stately black gates open to Sandy Lane which is on a private mature site of approximately 0.4 acre. It is surrounded by woodland with views to the sea. The gardens are professionally landscaped and beautifully maintained. There are three sunny patios to south and west. To the front there is a sweeping parking and turning area. The gravelled area to the rear leads to the detached garage with double doors to the front, a great storage or potential workspace. Directions Come into Monkstown keeping the sea on your left. Pass The Bosun on the right and the sand quay on your left, after the grass island in the middle of the road, take the road to the right just beyond the green. Pass the Italian Deli called Napoli, take the next left, then right, continue under the palatial stone archway entrance to Monkstown Castle Demesne on the right. Follow the sweeping road around and take the first right turn. This leads you down to Sandy Lane. Alternatively, come into Monkstown Castle Demesne from the upper entrance and take the first left turn. Sandy Lane is towards the end of this enclave.
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