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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Ireland - Carrickmines, Dublin


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Call: 03339 390525

Key features:

  • Stunning architect designed period home approx. 4,000 sq ft
  • Cut stone granite walls
  • granite window sills.
  • Hardwood double glazed windows hand painted 'Little Greene'
  • State of the art Enigma Design House Kitchen
  • Britannia
  • Neff
  • Miele
  • Liebherr
  • Fisher Paykel appliances

Full description:

Sherry FitzGerald are very proud to present "The Old School House" to the market, a wonderful period property 1861, completely restored, extended and re modelled to exacting standards. This property of approx. 370 sq m 4,000 sq ft is set on an idyllic site boasting stunning views of the surrounding countryside and extends to approx. 2 acres. This is an ideal purchase for those who love the outdoor life, perhaps with equestrian interests with adequate grounds to install paddocks to enjoy a rural lifestyle but without the onerous responsibility or upkeep of a very large holding.

Upon arriving at this property through the granite entrance with high clipped hedge and beautiful automated hardwood gates and onto the formal planted courtyard you immediately get the sense of arrival, from the beautifully landscaped grounds around you to the sheer perfection of this home that lies before you.   

The owner's sophisticated eye for quality and detail make this an exceptionally rare combination of ideal location and walk-in perfection. As soon as you walk through the hall door of this remarkable home the high standard of specifications becomes immediately evident. The property boasts a wonderful balance between elegant feature reception rooms with exceptional proportions and spacious bedroom accommodation and the interior is superbly finished.

This home is very much "in vogue" with the wonderful high ceilings to the exceptional quality of fixtures and fittings, you instantly feel like you are walking through a home from an interiors magazine - nothing but style, flair and panache around every corner. There is warm and welcoming feel which prevails throughout the property with different shades of 'Farrow & Ball' tones adding to the warmth of this home which is further enhanced by the clever design which maximises light throughout the property. The entrance hallway boasts a magnificent 'Artefaction' bespoke fireplace with wood burning stove and access to the main drawing room, a most impressive, elegant room with triple aspect and yet another specially commissioned fireplace taking centre stage. Access off the hallway brings you to the incredibly spacious, sophisticated yet homely kitchen and breakfast room. The state of the art Design House solid black walnut kitchen comes complete with Britannia chef's range with eight gas burner & double oven, Neff coffee machine, Neff microwave, Neff warming drawers, Fisher Paykel dishwashers, American style double fridge freezer. This area, truly the heart of this home, gives the discerning purchaser a state of the art kitchen to work in and enjoy the comforts of family living with a beautifully designed family space to live and entertain in. The double height family and dining room boasts 18ft high ceilings with feature windows and double doors leading out to the patio and garden with wood burning stove creating a focal point to the room. On ground floor level there are four bedrooms, two with ensuites and a very stylish family bathroom serving the other two rooms. A solid oak staircase leads up to the grand master suite with dressing room and beautifully appointed ensuite. The room boasts views of the surrounding countryside from the dual aspect this area enjoys with two balconies on each side.

The Old School House offers 2 acres of formal and informal gardens which have been professionally landscaped by Michael Goode landscaping. The front garden is formally planted, with mature box hedging, lollipop privet trees, large buxus balls, clipped laurel hedging. The garden boasts a wraparound patio area interspersed with planting leading to a large decking area. The gardens are laid mainly in lawn with hedgerows, clipped laurel hedging, numerous elderflower trees, chestnuts, brambles, and a small forest of trees leading down to a further separate access onto the Ballycorus Road offering the purchaser options to further develop (subject to the relevant planning permission). The grounds are surrounded with granite walls and mature hedging with a detached log cabin in the garden which is home to the family gym. Automated gates on cut stone granite piers open on to a ballylusk driveway which offers ample parking for 10 cars. The grounds have been beautifully landscaped and attention to detail is second to none with deer, badgers, herons & pheasants being regular visitors to the garden.

Kilternan enjoys seclusion whilst still being within convenient access to the M50 at Carrickmines and N.11 for easy commuting with St.Stephens Green only 8 miles away. It is adjacent to all amenities, churches and renowned schools and yet oozes countryside appeal and privacy. This is a wonderful location in which to live and rear a family with local horse riding, stunning walks and only a short distance to pub, restaurants and shopping in Kilternan, Enniskerry, The Park retail shopping Carrickmines, Stepaside village and Dundrum town centre. The Luas in Carrickmines is within easy reach and exceptional schools nearby include Our Lady of the Wayside Kilternan, St Gerard's Bray, Loreto Foxrock, and Wesley College Dundrum. Stepaside driving range is close by with renowned courses at Powerscourt & on the Ballyman road Enniskerry within striking distance. Rarely does a house as special as this come to the market. Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate this outstanding home.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Dublin (International), 13 miles
  • Waterford (International), 82.9 miles
  • Belfast (International), 97.7 miles

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To view this property or request more details, contact
Sherry FitzGerald, Foxrock

1 Brighton Road, Foxrock Village, Foxrock, Dublin 18
03339 390525  Local call rate


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Sherry FitzGerald, Foxrock

1 Brighton Road, Foxrock Village, Foxrock, Dublin 18
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