2 Sloperton Monkstown, Monkstown, Co. Dublin
- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 376 m²
An outstanding opportunity for the discerning purchaser to acquire a refurbished Victorian period home standing proud on beautifully mature south facing gardens of approximately 0.3 acre on this leafy avenue overlooking De Vesci Gardens literally within minutes' walk of the charming village of Monkstown, the coast and the DART. This stunning home is set well back from the road and on approaching via the mature front garden towards the imposing faé§ade, it is evident that this magnificent family home has been extremely well cared for and indeed upgraded by the current owners. On climbing the granite steps that lead to the front door and crossing the threshold it is apparent that the property now combines all of the period charm and character of its era with every modern-day comfort creating a truly enviable family home in one of South County Dublin's most highly sought after suburbs. Furthermore, the property benefits from being positioned overlooking De Vesci Gardens, a 4.5 acre private parkland for residents to enjoy. This beautiful parkland was once home to Victorian garden parties and is now host to an endless list of recreational activities including De Vesci Tennis Club. Extending to approximately 376 sqm (4,047sq.ft ) the beautifully proportioned accommodation has been sensitively upgraded and boasts a wealth of original features including high ceilings, original fireplaces, ceiling cornicing, sliding sash windows, a graceful staircase and shutters. The accommodation enjoys the perfect balance of both and living and bedroom accommodation and further benefits from a completely separate self-contained two-bedroom apartment at garden level ideal as staff quarters or for use as home with income subject to planning permission. The splendid accommodation briefly comprises of an impressive and inviting entrance hallway with feature arch and from here there is access to a most impressive reception room to the front of the property with interconnecting doors through to a second reception room which could be used as a family room or formal dining room. Both of these rooms enjoy excellent period detail and gracious proportions ideal for entertaining on a grand scale or indeed perfect for comfortable day to day living. Also, off the hallway there is access to a large well fitted kitchen/breakfast room which in turn opens out onto a terrific, raised terrace overlooking the south facing rear garden. There is an excellent utility room off the kitchen/breakfast room and a guest w.c on this level as well. On the first floor there are four bedrooms. The master bedroom suite is a sight to behold with two large picture windows overlooking the 4. 5 acre private parkland that is De Vesci Gardens and beyond, a large dressing room and luxuriously appointed his and hers ensuite. There is a second ensuite bedroom overlooking the rear with feature bay window. There are two further bedrooms at this level as well as a family shower room. At garden level there is a large family room which could also be used as a fifth bedroom if so desired which enjoys access directly to the rear garden. There is a guest w.c at this level also. The separate self-contained two bedroom apartment is accessed from the side of the property and is well laid out to include a kitchen, two double bedrooms and a living room with French doors out to the rear garden. This is a most versatile space with endless options and could be reincorporated into the main house if so desired subject to planning permission. The grounds of this wonderful family home have been beautifully maintained over the years and are well stocked with a range of mature shrubs, trees and specimen plants. To the front the pretty garden is railed, and an Indian sandstone pathway leads to the impressive granite steps leading in turn to the imposing front door. The front garden is mainly laid out in lawn bordered by box hedging, mature shrubs, trees and plants. There is gated vehicular access to the front and further sliding security gates to the side for additional parking. The superb rear garden enjoys a perfect southerly aspect enjoying all day long sunshine with Indian sandstone patio area, bar area and steps up to the raised terrace leading to the kitchen. The garden is laid out in terraced lawn and is bordered by raised granite walls with raised beds, mature shrubs, trees and plants. There is a gate to the side of the property where there is additional car parking behind an electric sliding security gate. The location would be difficult to better being within a very pleasant journey of Dublin City Centre approximately 9kms away enjoying the best of both worlds with peaceful surrounds and easy access on foot to the charming coastal village of Monkstown boasting an abundance of award-winning restaurants, cafés, boutique style shops and bars. Peaceful coastal walks are within a stone's throw and there is easy access to a wide variety of marine activities including the four yacht clubs at Dun Laoghaire. De Vesci Tennis Club is literally across the street and Monkstown Tennis Club is close by as are many other sports clubs. Salthill DART Station is within a very short walk. There are many highly sought after schools close by including Blackrock College, Willow Park, St. Andrews, CBC Monkstown, Rathdown, Cluny and Holy Child to name but a few. Further amenities are available a little further afield at Dun Laoghaire including the two shopping centres, the IMC Cinema, the Pavilion Theatre and further restaurants along the seafront. Blackrock Village is also close at hand with its two newly refurbished shopping centres and a further array of boutique style shops, restaurants and bars. Early viewing of this marvelous Monkstown period property is highly recommended. Entrance Hallway (4.50m x 2.23m )with marble floor, ceiling coving, feature arch, sash window with working shutters and archway through to the Inner Hallway (6.82m x 2.17m )with ceiling coving, marble floor and door through to the Drawing Room (6.60m x 4.50m )with wide plank limed oak flooring, two sash windows overlooking the front with working shutters, magnificent ceiling coving, feature rose, marvellous Victorian marble fireplace with cast iron inset Sitting Room (5.10m x 4.30m )with wide plank white oak flooring, picture rail, ceiling coving, sliding window with working shutters overlooking the rear, built in cherrywood and marble shelving and feature cherrywood wall, could also be used as a formal dining room Hall Return with steps down to the Guest W.C. with tiled floor, wall mounted wash hand basin, wall mounted mirror, Duravit w.c. and frosted window to the side Kitchen/Breakfast Room (5.25m x 4.67m )with wide plank limed oak flooring, picture rail, ceiling coving, recessed downlighting, feature bay window with door out to a raised decked terrace area, very well fitted with a good range of floor and eye level units, granite work surfaces, Miele integrated dishwasher, one and a half bowl stainless steel Franke sink unit, tiled splashback, stainless steel double Belling oven with hob, wine rack, Samsung American fridge/freezer, window to the front, Comelit intercom system to the front door, steps up to the utility room and door out to the raised terrace which is decked and overlooks the rear garden Utility Room (3.95m x 2.20m )with tiled floor, plumbed for washing machine & dryer, an excellent range of fitted cupboards, stainless steel sink unit, Vintec wine cooler, built in shelving and sliding sash windows with working shutters to the side First Floor Return with stained glass window overlooking the rear, ceiling coving, intercom to the front of the property, door to hot press with double water cylinders and shelving and steps up to Bedroom 1 (4.75m x 4.59m )with ceiling coving, picture rail, feature bay window overlooking the rear and door to En Suite Bathroom with tiled floor, fully tiled step in shower, bath with telephone shower attachment over, wall mounted wash hand basin, Duravit w.c., window to the front and television point Master / Bedroom 2 (6.56m x 4.53m )with two windows overlooking the De Vesci Gardens with working shutters, picture rail, ceiling coving, built in shelving and desk area and door through to the Dressing Room (4.30m x 2.35m )with an excellent range of built in hanging and shelving with integrated lighting, ceiling coving and door through to the En Suite Shower Room (4.31m x 2.56m )with fully tiled floor, part tiled walls, his & hers feature marble sink on raised mosaic flint, feature mosaic wall, built in shelving, his & hers showers with monsoon style heads, heated towel rail, hatch to attic and television point Bedroom 3 (3.00m x 2.17m )with door to closet, sliding sash window overlooking De Vesci Gardens and window to the side Bedroom 4 (3.60m x 2.36m )with window to the side, built in shelving and wardrobe space Family Shower Room with flight of stairs leading up, fully tiled floor and walls, Duravit wall mounted wash hand basin, Duravit w.c., fully tiled step in shower, frosted window to the rear, wall mounted mirror, shaving light & socket Garden Level flight of stairs leading down from the entrance hallway Inner Lobby with window overlooking the rear, tiled floor and door to Guest W.C. with Duravit w.c., corner Duravit wall mounted wash hand basin, window to the side and recessed downlighting Family Room/Bedroom 5 (6.70m x 4.70m )with wide plank oak flooring, excellent range of shelving and louvered door cupboards, recessed downlighting, window to the front, window to the side, door to side and French doors out to the rear garden Outside the rear garden enjoys a perfect southerly aspect, with Indian sandstone patio area, bar area, steps up to the terrace, garden is also terraced and is bordered by raised granite wall beds with mature shrubs, trees and plants, gate around to the ??? of the property where there is ???? area with electric sliding gate and excellent off street car parking Separate Self-Contained Apartment Kitchen (5.10m x 2.25m )with wide plank flooring, space for fridge/freezer, good range of floor and eye level units, Zanussi oven with Zanussi four ring ceramic hob, tiled splashback, stainless steel sink unit, space for slimline dishwasher, space for washer/dryer, feature breakfast bar area, window to the side and door through to the Inner Lobby with wide plank flooring and door through to the Living Room (5.10m x 4.20m )with wide plank limed oak flooring, television point, French doors out to the rear garden, fireplace with timber surround and raised slate hearth, recessed downlighting, Bedroom 1 Bedroom 2 (3.40m x 2.20m )with window to the front Shower Room with fully tiled floor and walls, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c., fully tiled step in shower, door to shelved hot press and recessed downlighting To the front of the property the pretty railed front garden is mainly laid out in lawn with attractive box hedging and mature trees providing privacy and a lovely peaceful sylvan setting. A gravelled driveway leads to secure gated car parking to the side of the property. As previously mentioned, the rear garden is a particular feature of this outstanding family home enjoying the perfect southerly aspect allowing for all day long sunshine. It is laid out in terraced lawn areas bordered by raised granite beds. There is a delightful Indian sandstone patio area ideal for al fresco dining as well as a bar area and a unique raised terrace directly accessed from the kitchen at garden level.
- Magnificent Victorian period home situated in the heart of Monkstown overlooking De Vesci Gardens
- Residents use of De Vesci Gardens Â- a 4.5 acre private park to the front of this property with beautiful parkland and tennis courts
- Standing proud on superb South facing garden of approximately 0.3 acre
- Excellent secure off street car parking
- Separate self-contained two bedroom apartment at garden level
- Gracious interconnecting reception rooms at hall level
- Large kitchen with raised terrace overlooking the rear garden
- Gas fired central heating
- Floor area of approximately 376 sq.m (4,042sq.ft)
- Wonderful decorative detailing throughout
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