Search Property
Search Residential Property
Try an advanced search?

Cooldrinagh, Kerrymount Avenue, Foxrock, Dublin 18, D18 E135

€3,500,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 381 sqm approx

Description

Sherry FitzGerald present Cooldrinagh, a stunning detached residence of exceptional quality of set on circa 1 acre of beautifully landscaped gardens.

Cooldrinagh was designed F.G. Hicks in 1903 and built by Samuel Beckett’s father William in 1903. It is a wonderful example of the Arts & Crafts style. The property is steeped in history, being the birthplace and former family home of Samuel Beckett, who spent his childhood there. The property has been refurbished in recent years under the supervision of renowned London based heritage architect Philip Dinkel.

Internally no expense has been spared in creating a luxuriously appointed yet comfortable home where the old combines effortless with modern convenience. The well-balanced accommodation is both spacious and light filled with the main reception rooms and bedrooms overlooking the glorious sun drenched gardens which are very private.

Downstairs there are three large reception rooms plus a guest cloakroom and toilet, kitchen/breakfast room/lounge, and a generous utility room with access to a large attic storage room.

The first floor has been transformed into a luxuriously appointed master suite with a double bedroom, lounge, en-suite his and her bathrooms and a large dressing room. The lovely room enjoys sweeping views over the gardens and enjoys sun throughout the day due to its south and west facing facades.

On the second floor there are a further two double bedrooms both with en suites.

A real feature to Cooldrinagh is its beautiful award-winning gardens of c.1 acre. Due to their southerly aspect, the cottage style gardens are sun drenched and enjoy a high degree of privacy. The herbaceous borders and feature flower beds are well stocked with flowering perennials and annuals and shrubs, ensuring interest and colour throughout the year. A sweeping lavender lined gravel driveway leads you to the front of the house and a set of electric double gates brings you to a secluded granite stone cobble locked parking area with double garage. The gardens wrap around Cooldrinagh with both large lawn areas and secluded corners.

The property enjoys a prime corner site with extensive frontage onto both Kerrymount Avenue and Brighton Road. The property is convenient to Foxrock village and within easy access of the M50 and the Luas at Carrickmines. In addition, there is easy access to the N11, Cornelscourt, Cabinteely, Leopardstown and Stillorgan.

There is a wide variety of recreational facilities and clubs close by including Carrickmines Tennis Club, Foxrock Golf Club, Westwood Fitness Centre and Leopardstown Racecourse, Golf Club and Driving Range.

BER EXEMPT

Rooms

  • Lounge Hall (5.60m x 2.22m spacious entrance hall with oak floors, large window overlooking gardens, high ceilings with recessed lighting, period marble surround feature fireplace with brass inset and gas fire.)
  • Drawing Room (5.35m x 4.42m to the left with oak floors, ceiling coving, recessed lighting, bay window with two sets of double doors opening out to the gardens)
  • Kitchen Breakfast Living Room (6.29m x 5.80m a generous living area with tiled floor, ceiling coving, recessed lighting, sandstone surround fireplace with a bay window overlooking the gardens and feature pond, leading to a sunny breakfast area that is surrounded by the property’s romantic gardens. The kitchen area has a bespoke range of oak fitted wall and floor units by Romsey Cabinet Makers with integrated appliances including double fridge, dishwasher, double oven, hob, microwave and wine cooler. A pitched glazed roof and window overlooks the side patio and garden and floods the room with natural light)
  • Utility/Laundry Room (5.67m x 3.72m tiled floor, extensive built in wall and floor storage units, plumbed for washing machine and dryer, freezer, door to rear garden, parking and double garage)
  • Dining Room (6.71m x 4.20m accessed via Hall or Kitchen, oak floors, ceiling coving and bay window)
  • Guest WC (1.29m x 2.54m oak floor, granite topped vanity unit with wash hand basin and integrated storage, w.c. and small bay window.)
  • Study (5.94m x 4.78m oak floor, beautiful bespoke lime-washed antique pine paneling to walls with integrated storage, bay window overlooking garden, recessed lighting)
  • First Floor
  • Master Bedroom Suite
  • Master Bedroom (5.46m x 9.11m with bay window overlooking gardens, ceiling coving, recessed lighting a wall with feature marble surround open fireplace divides the master suite into bedroom and lounge area.)
  • "Her" Bathroom Ensuite (5.62m x 4.15m stunning suite, marble flooring, separate step in shower (marble surround) bath, vanity unit with storage and wash hand basin, recessed lighting, ceiling coving, integrated storage, heated towel rail. Door to)
  • Dressing Room (4.60m x 2.40m with extensive built in storage and shoe racks)
  • "His" Bathroom Ensuite (5.60m x 3.40m separate step in shower with green marble tiling, bath, w.c. and wash hand basin with green marble counter. Extensive built in wardrobes and heated towel rail.)
  • Second Floor
  • Landing (5.67m x 2.40m with glazed feature roof and large hot press, archway through to bedroom 2 and 3, intercom.)
  • Bedroom 2 (5.60m x 4.19m generous double room with cast iron fireplace and coal effect gas fire, overlooking gardens, built in wardrobes and recessed lighting)
  • Bathroom Ensuite (part paneled walls, wash hand basin, w.c., bath with shower and heated towel rail, recessed lighting)
  • Bedroom 3 (4.46m x 4.50m generous double room with cast iron fire place and coal effect gas fire, built in wardrobes and recessed lighting)
  • Bathroom Ensuite (2.82m x 2.49m part tiled walls, wash hand basin, w.c., bath with shower, heated towel rail, recessed lighting.)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER exempt

About the Area

Foxrock is a charming suburb of Dublin, within easy reach of the city centre and University College Dublin. Foxrock village is composed of a number of shops and boutiques, and there are also a number of schools in the area. Leopardstown racecourse is located at the Foxrock - Leopardstown border; ranking in importance as second only to The Curragh in County Kildare. The racecourse is also home to a golf course, and a stream runs along its southern boundary.

Similar Properties

Belvedere, Harbour Road, Dalkey, Co Dublin, A96 A393

€3,275,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 302 sqm approx

Discreetly tucked away off Harbour road lies Belvedere, a truly wonderful waterside residence set on approx. 0.5 of an acre of mature sheltered gardens, with magnificent sea and coastal views over Dublin Bay to Howth and Dalkey Island.

The internal layout has been designed to take full advantage of its costal setting with the main reception and dining areas enjoying panoramic sea views, along with the masterbedroom. The interiors are light filled and beautifully designed with great flair and imagination having regard to its waterside position.

Located only a three minute walk from Dalkey village and DART you are but moments from this picturesque village with a wide selection of restaurants, cafes, boutique shops and galleries.

BER D2 Rating
Straide House, 2 Ailesbury Drive, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 X0Y7

€2,950,000 - Asking Price|6 Bedrooms, 434 sqm approx

This is an exciting opportunity to acquire a truly exceptional and imposing, 1930’s, double fronted, detached residence providing 4,675sq.ft./435sq.m. (approx.) of wonderfully elegant accommodation.

Straide House, ideally situated on Ailesbury Drive which links Ailesbury Road with Anglesea Road, benefits from one of Dublin’s most popular and sought after residential locations in the heart of Dublin 4’s Embassy belt.

One of the property’s outstanding features is the magnificent double height atrium style hallway with its feature gallery landing at first floor level. Off the very impressive hall at ground floor level is the elegant light filled drawing room with pillared arch leading to the dining area. Both these rooms overlook the sun drenched south/west facing back garden.

BER E2 Rating

Something Different

Castleton, Sandymount Green, Sandymount, Dublin 4, D04 N156

€2,350,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 353 sqm approx

The enchanting castellated facade of Castleton provides one of Sandymount’s most instantly recognisable landmarks, ideally located in the heart of Sandymount Village and close to Sandymount Strand but still offering a true example of rus in urbe standing on a prime southerly site of 0.37 acres. The grounds offer total seclusion and privacy, ideal for ‘al fresco’ dining or just a safe place for children to play. There is also off street car parking behind electronic gates.

Punctuated by original sash windows and crowned by battlements, the façade of this charming period property affords just a hint of the quite exceptional residence which lies within. However, nothing can adequately prepare the visitor for the enchantment which unfolds upon entering this property through the gothic arched doorway which leads directly into a secluded courtyard. This secluded area instantly evokes memories of “The Secret Garden” with its tinkling fountain and mature trees.

From here, an elegant porch provides a suitably grand entrance to this unique property which wraps around three sides of the private courtyard so that every room is flooded with natural light. The gracious dining room to the left of the entrance hall retains its original fireplace and cornicing while windows on three sides provide views of Sandymount Green, the leafy side garden and the internal courtyard. A second doorway leads in turn to the spacious kitchen/breakfast room which benefits from three floor to ceiling windows overlooking the rear garden. A large kitchen island provides a focal point to this room which would be perfect for less formal entertaining. A small utility is accessed from the kitchen. Also, lying off the hall is an attractive booklined library with fireplace and a bow window with door to the rear garden. A dual aspect living room benefits from floor to ceiling doors and windows over both the sunny rear garden and the internal courtyard. One next turns to a pretty bedroom with bow window to the rear garden and ensuite shower room. A second bedroom and a study (equally could be used as a bedroom) overlooking the courtyard, a shower room and a boot room complete the downstairs accommodation.

BER F Rating