3 bedroom detached house for sale
Ireland - Granite Lodge, Fiery Lane, Glencullen, Co. Dublin
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- Three bed period cottage
- Stables/Utility/Cloak storage area
- Built in 1888
- Built from local cut granite stone
- Period features
- Flooded with natural light
- Spacious rooms
- Stunning views over surrounding countryside
- Ample outdoor storage
- Off street parking
On approaching the property one immediately appreciates the history of this home, as the large farmhouse was originally built in the 19th century with local granite and it has been lovingly restored to emphasise the wonderful granite features such as the exterior, the original entrance stairway, driveway and window surrounds. The property is entranced through what was once the stables, which is currently used as a utility, cloak and store room. This leads to a bright kitchen with beautiful stone flooring and views of the gardens and valley beyond from the full length windows. A spiral staircase winds from the kitchen to a marvellous light filled loft space with two very large rooms that are resplendid with an original granite fireplace, wooden floors, double height windows, a section of glass floor allowing light filter through and stunning views. The heart of the house is in the considered design of the spacious open plan living/dining room with an exposed granite wall, and feature pitch pine staircase that leads to a second level within the room. There are three double bedrooms, one with separate dressing room and en-suite, and a shower room with antique tiling. The semi basement level has two co-joining rooms which are currently used as a bedroom and a sitting room. A full length glass door leads out to a porch with access to the back garden. The garden is an oasis of peace and tranquility with a sun deck, balcony, BBQ area, lawns, wildflower planting and mature trees that all frame the serene vistas of the Glencullen River and mountains. The surrounding space is a playground for children with forests, fields, a river, trees and nature in all its glory; Cows, sheep, deer, rabbits, foxes and birds.
The original outbuildings of the farmhouse surround the property adding to its charm; the old dairy, a cottage ruin and garage spaces which are currently used for storage although they offer an exciting restoration opportunity for those who are interested. There is ample parking in the driveway. A description of this property would not be complete without mention of its wonderful location, a short drive from Kilternan and minutes from the village of Glencullen set in the Dublin hills and is probably best known for the famous Johnnie Fox's Public House and seafood restaurant, surrounded by farmland and close to the Wicklow Way walking trail. The 44b bus route provides access to the city via Stepaside, Sandyford and Dundrum. Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate this family home in a scenic rural setting yet within minutes of all the amenities of South Dublin's suburbs, including Carrickmines Shopping Centre and adjacent LUAS Station, with direct access to the M50 motorway.