5 bedroom detached house for sale
Ireland - Craglands, Portland Road North, The Burnaby, Greystones, Co Wicklow
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- Large dual frontage site of 0.24 HA/0.6 acres approx.
- Gracious elegantly proportioned accommodation
- Retaining many original Period features
- Wonderful sun orientated side and rear gardens
- Three vehicular access points from the front and the rear of the property
- Close to all local amenities
- Prestigious setting in exclusive residential location
- Potential to modernize and personalize
- Now expired Planning permission for addition residence in the grounds
Dating from about 1903 this special home, whilst requiring refurbishment, retains its original character, charm and Period features. The interior combines bright elegant reception rooms, cosy family areas and generous bedroom accommodation. Lovely features include wonderful high ceilings, decorative plasterwork, fireplaces, large multi pane windows and a host of other details that make this property rather special and appealing - a truly superb home in magnificent gardens in this much sought after location.
The property has the benefit of a now lapsed planning permission granted in 2007 for a dormer style home of 287sq.m/3,089sq.ft on approx. 0.14HA/0.3 acre portion of the gardens attaching to Craglands (Ref. 07/247 - Wicklow County Council).
The spacious accommodation totaling c.260.1sq.m/ 2,800sq.ft approx. briefly comprises an entrance hall leading to family room, drawing room, dining room with Butler's pantry off, kitchen and utility room. Upstairs there is a bright landing with original ceiling light over, master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, four further bedrooms and family bathroom. The charming gardens are surrounded and interspersed with mature trees, shrubbery and hedging screening the property fully from the road. The original tennis court lies just in front of the sun terrace. The property has three access points, one to the front off Portland Road North, and two from Hawkins Lane one leading to the detached garage and the other a pedestrian gateway to the back of the house.
"Craglands" features in the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage. It is described as a multiple bay Domestic Revival style house - roughly L plan with typically asymmetrical elevations, that to the east having a slightly tudoresque appearance.
'Craglands', a stunning home with potential to modernize to your own personal tastes in a prime location right in the heart of Greystones, comes as highly recommended viewing.
The Burnaby - redolent of the Edwardian era - provides an oasis of calm in a bustling world - commenced in the late 1890's and within easy strolling distance of the south beach, library, DART station, Greystones main thoroughfare with its excellent choice of shops, boutiques and restaurants/pubs. Greystones has an enviable variety of sports clubs and amenities to choose from including rugby, soccer, GAA, sailing and of course golf, with Greystones Golf Club being only a stone's throw away. Shoreline Leisure Centre, winner of Ireland's Best Leisure Centre 2015, has a swimming pool and gym amongst many other facilities. The standard of schools in the area is very high and includes several excellent primary and also secondary schools within and just outside the town.
- Dublin (International), 34.5 miles
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