The Castle, Claremont Road, Foxrock, Dublin 18, D18P2H3
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The Castle, Claremont Road, Foxrock, Dublin 18, D18P2H3



5 Bed

4 Bath

418 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 418 m²
The Castle is a most impressive castellated Tudor Gothic residence which has been totally refurbished to provide an impactful combination of period splendour, contemporary styling and the conveniences of modern home. Built c 1816 the property was totally restored in 2004/5 in a thorough bottom-up refurbishment project bringing it back to life. It enjoys a host of period features many of Gothic revival style to include ornate ceiling coving and roses, Gothic windows and window shutters. The Castle has been reconfigured to provide for exceptionally well-proportioned accommodation. Light is reflected through picture windows, large bays and wonderful stained glass windows to provide an exceptionally warm and inviting space. Spacious and well-appointed accommodation provides for a wonderful family home and lends itself to ease of entertainment with a large dining room and breakfast room which provides excellent connectivity to the rear patio garden. With 3/4 large reception rooms, 4/5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms there is a degree of flexibility to interpret the accommodation to suit the individual’s needs and as with today’s propensity to work from home there are plenty of options. Furthermore a wonderful lawned garden to the front with pelenty of room to erect a large marquee to host a garden party or wedding! The Castle is approached through electric wrought iron gates along a sweeping gravel driveway and forecourt. Enjoying a private and secluded position on approx. 0.4 acres. A row of pleached Cypress trees provides a wall of screening and privacy. Further enhanced on the opposite side by mature trees, planted flowerbed borders with neatly clipped buxus hedging echoing the overall pristine nature of this impressive home. Symmetry and detail are reflected in the landscaping. To the rear a large timber deck and BBQ area provides the perfect sheltered patio area for outdoor dining. A gazing ball water feature adds interest to the front lawn whilst a cascading water sculpture to the rear provides aesthetic interest promoting relaxation for this private oasis. There is a red brick storage shed to the rear for gardening paraphernalia in addition to a separate outside toilet. Location Exceptionally well located on Claremont Road just 12km from Stephen’s Green. Located within easy reach of Foxrock Village. This quaint village enjoys a selection of popular eateries, restaurants and specialist food shops. For more extensive shopping facilities, Dunnes Stores at Cornelscourt and the Park Retail centre are close by as well as a number of convenient stores in The Park SC in Cabinteely. Foxrock Golf Club is a short distance away as is the driving range at Leopardstown Golf Club and Carrickmines Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club for the sporting enthusiast. An excellent selection of schools are nearby including the Nord Anglia International School, the Lycee Francais d’Irlande, Hollypark Boys and Girls National School, St Brigid’s Boys and Girls National School and many fine South County Dublin’s Secondary Schools including Blackrock College, Mount Anville, St Andrew’s College and Loreto Foxrock are a short commute away. The Quality Bus Corridor on the N11 provides easy access to Dublin City Centre, the M50 interchange is close by as is the LUAS at Carrickmines. Entrance Vestibule Three granite steps lead to the Gothic revival door with wrought iron hardware and Gothic revival fanlight. Reception Hallway Large open hallway with Egyptian sandstone flooring, contemporary sandstone fireplace with coal effect gas fire. Ornate ceiling coving with Acanthus ceiling rose. Opens to large bay to the front ideal for a grand piano or seating area. Drawing Room Large reception room with contemporary polished sandstone fireplace with gas fire inset. Wooden beech flooring. Large bay window overlooking front garden with window shutters. Inner Hall Enriched plasterwork and cornicing. Vaulted ceiling with Gothic window with modern coloured glazing. Dining Room Well proportioned rectangular room with two large sash windows overlooking the side garden. Contemporary fireplace. Beech flooring. Living Room Square bay to the back patio area. Contemporary fireplace with gas fire inset. Beech flooring. Inner Hall with understairs cloakroom storage and comms room. Access to dining room through double doors. Utility/Laundry Room Plumbed for washing machine. Wall and floor presses. Sink unit. Door to side passage. Broom cupboard (Note: this was the original door to kitchen. PP has been sought to open this up again) Kitchen/Breakfast Room High gloss kitchen with wall and floor presses. Tempered glass feature presses. Large centre island with walnut worktop. “Bauknecht” oven and separate microwave. “Samsung” American fridge. Franke by Villeroy and Boch ceramic sink. “Baumatic” four plaste hob. Windows to the side and back. French doors to back patio area. Door to Living room. Bedroom 5/Study Gothic revival window with red stained glass. Sash window to the front. Guest Toilet Wash hand basin “Alessi by Laufen” Back Hall/Boot Room with separate access to the back garden. Upstairs First Floor Return Family Bathroom Fully tiled with turquoise mosaic tiling. Bath with shower attachment, glass wash hand basin in contemporary stand, floating toilet and heated towel rail. From return landing double doors to: Lobby with window to the side. Door to: Bedroom 4 Dual aspect. Ensuite Toilet and wash hand basin. Main Bedroom Walk through wardrobe with window, door to main bedroom. Dual aspect. Elaborate coving and centre rose. Ensuite Bathroom Free standing bath, “Starck” by Duravit toilet, twin “Antonio Lupi” sinks, circular shower enclosure. Bedroom 3 with wall-to-wall red sliderobes. Sash window. Bedroom 2 Exceptionally spacious twin room. Ensuite Shower Room Toilet, wash hand basin, shower and heated towel rail.

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Property Features

  • Special Features
  • Castellated Tudor Gothic Residence
  • Spacious accommodation extending to approx. 418sqm/4,500sqft
  • 5 bedrooms 4 bathrooms
  • Totally refurbished, reconfigured and modernised
  • Eclectic and unique combination of period and contemporary style
  • Period features include ornate plasterwork, Gothic windows and doors, old Irish battlements, castellated parapet roof
  • Gas Fired Central Heating
  • Quality sanitary ware to include “Alessi” by Laufen;“Starck” by Duravit
  • Extensive use of beech flooring, Egyptian sandstone flooring

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School Name
School NameSt Brigid's Boys National School FoxrockDistance910mPupils441
School NameSt Brigid's Girls SchoolDistance940mPupils533
School NameGaelscoil Shliabh RuaDistance1.3kmPupils328
School Name
School NameStepaside Educate Together National SchoolDistance1.3kmPupils439
School NameHoly Trinity National SchoolDistance1.7kmPupils610
School NameNational Rehabilitation HospitalDistance2.0kmPupils8
School NameKill O' The Grange National SchoolDistance2.0kmPupils213
School NameCherrywood EtnsDistance2.0kmPupils80
School NameHollypark Girls National SchoolDistance2.1kmPupils540
School NameGood Counsel GirlsDistance2.1kmPupils405
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School NameClonkeen CollegeDistance1.3kmPupils617
School NameLoreto College FoxrockDistance1.4kmPupils564
School NameCabinteely Community SchoolDistance1.6kmPupils545
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School NameSt Laurence CollegeDistance2.4kmPupils273
School NameStepaside Educate Together Secondary SchoolDistance2.5kmPupils510
School NameHoly Child Community SchoolDistance2.8kmPupils263
School NameRockford Manor Secondary SchoolDistance3.0kmPupils321
School NameRathdown SchoolDistance3.2kmPupils303
School NameNewpark Comprehensive SchoolDistance3.2kmPupils856
School NameSt Joseph Of Cluny Secondary SchoolDistance3.3kmPupils239
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