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The Laurels, Torquay Road, Foxrock, Dublin 18

4 Bed

2 Bath

229 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 229 m²
**Both physical & virtual viewings are available by appointment** The Laurels is a most attractive Victorian double fronted detached house built circa 1863. Accommodation The property is well set back from Torquay Road behind a stone wall. The front garden is set out in lawn with a gravelled driveway providing off-street parking for several cars. Extending to approximately 229 sq. m. / 2,465 sq. ft. of spacious and well-proportioned accommodation. The front door opens into an entrance hall either side of which are the formal reception rooms. To the left of the entrance hall is the dining room with a large bay window and marble fireplace which in turn opens to a sitting room. On the right hand side of the entrance hall is the drawing room with an inbuilt solid fuel burning stove. To the rear of the ground floor is a lovely family kitchen with cream painted timber floor and wall mounted units with granite worktops and a two oven gas fired Aga. Further ground floor accommodation includes a conservatory, utility room, shower room and fantastic family / playroom / bar opening onto the rear garden. At the first return above the kitchen there is a large family bathroom, an additional WC and a hot press, three double bedrooms and a single bedroom on the first floor, all with ample wardrobe space. Features of The Laurels include original cornicing and timber shuttered sash windows. Grounds The Laurels is situated on approximately 0.4 acres of gardens mostly laid out in lawn, mature hedging and shrubbery. There is a patio area to the rear and plentiful seating areas to enjoy the sun throughout the day. There is also a large side garden which would easily provide vehicular access to the rear of the property which now accommodates a disused tennis court. The Laurels shows obvious potential for significant extension and refurbishment together with a possible separate dwelling to the rear, subject to the relevant planning permission. Location & Amenities Exceptionally well located in Foxrock approximately 12km from St. Stephen's Green and only a short distance from the village itself. This quaint village enjoys a selection of bistros, restaurants and specialist food shops serving this upmarket suburb. For more extensive shopping facilities, Dunnes Stores at Cornelscourt and the Park Retail Centre are close by. Foxrock Golf Club is a short walk away as is the driving range at Leopardstown Golf Club. Carrickmines Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club are also closeby. An excellent selection of schools are located in the vicinity to include St. Brigid's Boys and Girls National School and Hollypark Boys and Girls National School. Many of South County Dublin's Secondary Schools such as Loreto Foxrock, Blackrock College, Mount Anville, St. Andrew's College as well as the newly opened Nord Anglia International School are just a short commute away. The Quality Bus Corridor on the N11 provides easy access to Dublin City Centre and Dublin Airport. The Luas at Carrickmines as well as exit 14 of the M50 are a short drive away. Accommodation Notice Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only. Property Reference :HTMO6704

Property Features

  • Gas fired central heating
  • Set on approx. 0.4 acres of mature grounds
  • Obvious potential to extend subject to planning permission
  • Alarm
  • Original cornicing
  • Located in the heart of Foxrock Village

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