Sherry FitzGerald is delighted to present Dartry Lodge, stunning and stylish contemporary semi-detached homes superbly located off Dartry Road in a private and exclusive gated enclave.
Built to the highest specification, under the supervision of Ferrera architects, all the elements of an inspirational design brief are evident throughout these stunning homes which extend to 187sqm/2012sqft. Deceptively spacious and arranged over two levels, huge empathises was placed on internal courtyards and floor to ceiling fenestration so all rooms enjoy marvellous natural light.
The properties are contemporary in design and feel exceptionally well proportioned incorporating salubrious materials fitted to exacting standards which are evident throughout. A short flight of steps leads to the main entrance hall, which incorporates high ceilings, sky lights and high gloss porcelain flooring filling the space with natural light. Off the hall there is a formal reception to front of the house with feature wood burning stove.
The accommodation is both bright and spacious with an emphasis on natural light throughout. The proportions of the rooms are extremely impressive. The wide entrance hall leads to the heart of the home –the open plan living kitchen dining area. This room is most striking with high, vaulted and angled ceilings and triple aspect fenestration allowing maximum light to flood throughout. Patio doors off the dining area bring the outside in, with a pleasant outlook onto the tranquil rear garden which really does feel like an extension of the house. The stunning kitchen by FitzGerald Kitchens is fitted with a range of integrated appliances and useful utility room off. Off the hall there is a boot room and guest wc with sleek suite and stone cut tiling. At lower ground level, there are four double bedrooms. The master bedroom is most impressive with a large luxurious en suite shower room and separate dressing room and access to a private courtyard to the front of the property and an internal courtyard shared with the other bedrooms. Down the corridor, the three double bedrooms enjoys spacious proportions and fitted wardrobes. The fourth bedroom is versatile in its use as it could also enjoy other uses such as additional TV / family room or home office with pretty outlook onto a private sunken courtyard.
Outside the properties enjoy an enormous sense of privacy and seclusion off the long gated driveway. Both properties benefits from excellent parking facilities to the front with designated car parking spaces. The rear gardens a real feature of the properties, enjoying a perfect south westerly orientation with exceptional seclusion literally enjoying sun from dawn till dusk.
It is a rarity to find this seclusion and privacy so close to town. The rear gardens are set out in two zones with patio area off the kitchen ideal for outdoor entertainment in the summer months leading to wide lawn with beds well stocked with herbaceous planting and sheltered by mature trees and picket fencing.
Enjoying an almost unparalleled sense of convenience, Dartry Lodge is just 2 miles from St. Stephen's Green, in a location second to none with Rathmines, Rathgar, Ranelagh on its doorstep, and within a stroll of local shopping at Upper Rathmines Road and Dunville Avenue. Some of Dublin's best schools are nearby including Sandford National, Sandford Park, Alexandra College, Gonzaga College, Kildare Place, UCD and Trinity universities within easy reach. The renaissance of Ranelagh gives a choice of trendy restaurants, and the Luas stop at Milltown is within a gentle stroll giving swift access to St. Stephen's Green, Dundrum and Sandyford. Sports clubs nearby include Milltown Golf Club and David Lloyd Riverview, with Brookfield Tennis Club and Dartry Fitness literally around the corner.