Alta Vista 2 Knapton Road Monkstown, Monkstown, Co. Dublin
- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 570m2
An exceptional Victorian family home, located on one of South Dublin’s finest roads. Alta Vista is a truly imposing double fronted period residence that was fully refurbished and extended in 2012. To the front a flight of granite steps leads to the hall door. Upon entering there is an impressive and welcoming reception hall off which there are three elegant reception rooms. To the right there are truly magnificent interconnecting drawing and dining rooms that enjoy period detail indicative of the time of construction. These gracious rooms are ideal for entertaining on a grand scale or indeed perfect for comfortable day to day living. To the other side of the reception hall there is a very fine modern extension boasting a Philippe Starck kitchen with feature floor to ceiling picture windows overlooking the front and rear. On the first floor return there is a family bathroom while on the first floor there are two substantial bedrooms both with large walk in wardrobes and an en suite. An attractive staircase leads upstairs to a further bathroom, two bedrooms and study which all have views towards the sea to the rear or the Dublin mountains to the front. A particular feature to this important property is the substantial basement accommodation that offers two further living rooms together with a magnificent self contained one bedroom apartment. The entire residence has been impeccably maintained and preserved by the current owners. The front garden of Alta Vista enjoys ample off street car parking while to the rear there is an extensive level lawn garden which is well walled with a large patio. Overall the property enjoys immense privacy as well as the added benefit of a side entrance. A superior location would be difficult to imagine being situated in a much sought after and highly desirable area of Monkstown within close proximity of Salthill DART Station as well as many regular bus services. There are a wide range of excellent restaurants, bars, boutique style shops and cafes located within minutes on Monkstown Crescent including the ever-popular Avoca as well as some of South County Dublin’s most favoured restaurants. Further amenities are available a little further afield at Dun Laoghaire including two shopping centres and the IMC Cinema, the Pavilion Theatre as well as the second to none marine facilities along the seafront and if that isn’t enough there are further amenities available within walking distance at Blackrock Village including its two newly refurbished shopping centres and a further array of boutique style shops, restaurants and bars. In terms of recreational amenities, one is spoilt for choice with pleasant coastal walks nearby, a range of tennis clubs including Monkstown and Green Road and a wide array of football and GAA clubs. There is also a superb choice of primary and secondary schools in the area including CBC Monkstown, Rathdown, Cluny, Holy Child, Blackrock College, Willow Park, St. Andrews, Loreto Foxrock as well as Scoil LorcÃ¡in, Hollypark and LycÃ©e FranÃ§ais d’Irlande.
- Magnificent double fronted Victorian family residence
- Highly regarded mature residential road
- Ample off street car parking to front
- Wonderful decorative detailing throughout
- Three gracious reception rooms at hall level and five large bedrooms upstairs
- Very fine self-contained basement apartment
- Gas fired central heating
- Large garden to the rear with feature granite wall on approximately 0.2 acre
- Floor area approximately 570 sq.m (6,135 sq.ft)
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