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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.

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