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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Ireland - Booterstown, Dublin


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Key features:

  • Distinctive detached Victorian residence
  • Parking for 5 cars to the rear of the property
  • Superb residential location easily accessible to Dublin city centre
  • Impressive views overlooking Booterstown Nature Reserve and the Irish Sea towards Howth Head
  • Wonderful room proportions throughout, particularly impressive drawing and dining room
  • Comfortable family living accommodation to include a large games room and bright family room
  • SieMatic kitchen and separate utility room
  • Six bedrooms
  • Generous mature garden to rear with feature summer house

Full description:

An outstanding and truly distinctive detached Victorian residence constructed circa 1888, occupying an elevated position on approximately 0.30 of an acre with wonderful views over Booterstown Nature Reserve, the Irish Sea and Howth Head.

Once the private residence of John McCormack, the famous Irish Tenor and Count of the Papal Court; this important residence is a wonderful family home offering generous well-proportioned accommodation of approximately 500 sqm (5,382 sqft). Internally this beautiful family home enjoys a wonderful sense of balance between reception accommodation and bedroom accommodation.

A flight of steps leads to the impressive hall door. Upon entering there is a magnificent reception hall with a feature glazed atrium overhead affording maximum levels of natural light. At this level the main reception rooms enjoy elegant proportions as fine as you will find in any private residence.

The drawing room and dining room are located to the front of Glena and both have the benefit of large picture windows maximising the pleasant coastal view. The dining room has a feature curved window which is a distinctive aspect of the front of the property. Off the drawing room there is a peaceful oratory with beautiful stained glass windows and a decorative marble surround. On the hall floor there are four large bedrooms, the master bedroom is a particular feature, again this room has a large glazed atrium overhead affording maximum levels of natural light; off this room there is a well-appointed en suite. Three of the four bedrooms at this level are en suite.

A gentle flight of stairs leads from the reception hall to the garden level where there is comfortable family living space. There is a contemporary SieMatic kitchen to the front with a lovely outlook to the front of the property. There is a useful utility room accessed off the kitchen. There is a large family/games rooms perfect for a growing family. To the rear there is a comfortable television room with a bright and pleasant outlook over the rear garden, there is also a study at this level.
There are two further bedrooms at garden level, one of which has a study room off. These versatile rooms would provide perfect au pair accommodation or indeed a granny flat. There is also a well-appointed family bathroom at this level.

This is a wonderful family home which enjoys exceptionally elegant yet comfortable family accommodation. To the rear there is a generous mature garden extending to 24.6 metres in length, the entire property stands on approximately 0.30 of an acre. At the rear of the garden there is access to a covered car parking area complete with garaging accessed to the rear of the house off Grotto Avenue/Grotto Place. Overall there is generous parking for 5 cars.

Glena is superbly positioned on Rock Road, easily accessible to Dublin's city centre. It is situated across the road from Booterstown DART station and is easily accessible to St. Vincent's Hospital and the Blackrock Clinic. There are an excellent range of schools, both primary and secondary in the immediate area to include Booterstown Boys National School, St. Andrew's College, Dominican College Sion Hill, Willowpark and Blackrock College. St. Michael's college on Ailsbury Road is also easily accessible. There are a myriad of recreational amenities in the immediate area to include Booterstown and Blackrock Park. The property is a short walk from the beach. Elm Park Golf Club is a short drive away. There are shopping facilities at nearby Blackrock and Merrion Shopping Centre.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Dublin (International), 8.8 miles
  • Waterford (International), 86.5 miles
  • Belfast (International), 93.5 miles

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St Stephens Green House Earlsfort Terrace Dublin
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