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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ireland - Long Acre, Cookstown Road, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, A98 X213


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Key features:

  • Privacy
  • tranquillity and convenience.
  • French style stainless steel chain downpipes
  • External soffit lights
  • Stunning views in all directions
  • Polished oak hardwood floors and timberwork throughout
  • Unique living room with a relaxed ambiance
  • Great location off the N11 on a raised plateau of 1.78acres approx.
  • Impressive main bedroom with vaulted ceiling and access to a private deck
  • Architecturally designed split level family home completely renovated in 2005

Full description:

As its name suggests, Long Acre proudly sits on elevated landscaped grounds of approximately 1.78 acres which is located off the Cookstown Road and a short distance to the picturesque village of Enniskerry. This wonderful family home is tucked away 100mts off the Cookstown Road on a very private site and is not overlooked on any side enabling the silence and peacefulness to compliment the outstanding views. The original property underwent comprehensive refurbishment, extension and modernisation by the current owners in 2004 / 2005 and now consists of an appealing architecturally designed split level detached 4/5 bedroom family home. No expense was sparred during the upgrade with high specification fixtures & fittings, including solid oak timberwork throughout and these accompanied with the tasteful décor provide a real sense of calm luxury.
This energy efficient home boasts a B3 energy rating and is further enhanced with an elegantly proportioned footprint measuring 367sqm / 3,950sq ft approx. Passing through the hall door there is an impressive tiled entrance hall with a cloakroom to the right with glass balustrades and steps providing access to the contemporary kitchen with island, feature bay window, and access through to an equally attractive dining room. To the left of the hall there is a fully equipped utility room and steps down lead to the sleeping quarters comprising three double bedrooms, two en-suites, and a bathroom off the corridor.
The beautiful principal bedroom boasts vaulted ceilings, a superb en-suite bathroom, large walk in wardrobe. Floor to ceiling windows & French doors lead out to a private covered deck area which takes full advantage of the easterly sun rises over the sea & Bray Head and is a perfect place for a lazy sunny breakfast.

Located immediately to the right of the hall is a versatile room with French doors to the front, currently used as a gym but could equally be used as a study, a music room or as a small bedroom. Also off the hall is the 'Locker Room', perfect for all the sports gear etc.
Further up and into the right is a nicely appointed family room, traditional in style with a solid fuel stove taking centre stage along with the double French door leading to another private patio. A door off this room allows access to a unique extra -large guest bedroom with double French doors to the outside and complete with its own en-suite and dressing area.
At first floor level is the star attraction of this house with an incredible large living room with 360o views encompassing Dalkey Island, Killiney Bay, Bray Head, and the Great Sugarloaf. This room features polished hardwood floors cantered around a very efficient and decorative gas fire. On the south east aspect of this room is a viewing balcony with ample space for outdoor living and entertaining. This space is best described as penthouse views with total countryside privacy.
The property is set 100mts off the Cookstown Road behind secure automated gates and has a long sweeping gravelled driveway which opens to provide extensive parking set back from the elevated front of the house. The entrances from the parking area feature granite steps and slate parapets up to the hall door.
The landscaping throughout the property was designed to be easy-maintenance and meets the balance between rural & suburban manicure very well. Well managed lawns are to be found on either side of the driveway with well-maintained large mature trees in abundance offering total privacy and seclusion. The rear gardens are beautifully laid out and comprise raised decking to the south and a manicured open space to the west. The gardens include a pleasant array of seasonal flowers and plants with extraordinary colours all year around.
The east elevated gardens provide an open vista from Dalkey Island through Killiney Bay to Bray Head.
Long Acre is an ideal location in Enniskerry with so many amenities to choose from, most notably, the Powerscourt Estate with its renowned gardens, walkways, 2 golf courses, Avoca restaurant & retail outlet, the 5* Powerscourt Hotel with its ESPA Spa, private members gym and swimming pool all only 1km away. Whether your interest is in horses, cycling hill-walking, kayaking, all are centred in & around Ennskerry village. The pretty village of Enniskerry itself, is only 1.5km away offering a selection of boutique shops, restaurants and cafes as well as renowned primary and secondary schools nearby. Along with the reputable Powerscourt Golf Club, which has two courses, nearby is Dun Laoghaire Golf course, which can be seen from the front garden in Long Acre and there's also Woodbrook & Old Conna Golf Club's on the periphery of Bray.
There is superb accessibility to the N11/M50 (1.25km approx.) and the Luas Greenline at Bride's Glen can be accessed in less than ten minutes by private transport. Dublin airport can be reached via the M50 in 40mins. In addition, Dublin Bus and Transport for Ireland operate services from Enniskerry Village namely the 44 to Dublin City University via the City Centre, and the 185 feeder bus to Bray Dart Station. This is the perfect location for those wanting the countryside lifestyle yet within easy access to Dublin suburbia and the City Centre, only 14 miles away.

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  • Dublin (INTERNATIONAL), 17.1 miles
  • Waterford (INTERNATIONAL), 79.7 miles

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Town Hall Centre, Bray, Wicklow
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