Pine Lodge is a stunningly beautiful Edwardian style five bedroom home set in very secure private grounds in one of the most desirable residential locations Greystones has to offer. Custom built in the last decade, this most romantic family house of just under 4,000 sq. feet of superb living accommodation offers exceptional 21st century comforts and energy efficiency combined with all the character and charm of the Edwardian era, and is set in beautiful secluded gardens.
Pine Lodge is a truly remarkable home and one of the finest detached residences to come to the market in Greystones and indeed the greater south Dublin area.
Nestled in beautiful private gardens in a quiet cul-de-sac off New Road, Pine Lodge is approached by a driveway behind large red brick pillars and electric gates. The house cannot be seen from the road and is surrounded by pine, cedar, chestnut and other mature trees. Despite its seclusion and privacy, it is just minutes’ walk from the harbour, marina and town centre.
PERIOD FEATURES COMBINED WITH MODERN COMFORTS
Pine Lodge has all modern day comforts combined with lovely period features including antique ornate marble fireplaces, exceptional large carved doors, high ceilings, sash windows with shutters and wooden floors. The house is beautifully decorated with William Morris wallpapers and Farrow & Ball paints. Despite its generous proportions, this exceptional property is a very manageable home.
This home benefits from high energy efficiency standards which makes it very comfortable to live in and significantly reduces energy costs. The house has high levels of insulation, double glazed Marvin windows with a U value of 1.1, open and closing ventilation, LED lighting and gas central heating. The BER is B2 which is an exceptional rating for such a family home. There is a concrete floor on the first floor which is covered in carpets or period floorboards. This provides extra insulation from noise and enhances energy efficiency.
The house benefits from modern technology throughout including integrated Bang and Olufsen music systems in the kitchen, living room and dining room. There are power showers in the bathrooms, Myson column radiators and temperature controlled heating throughout. Other features include a Dyson centralised vacuum system, security sensors, alarms, Forbes and Lomax lighting fittings, dimmers on lighting and external lighting in gardens and underfloor heating in kitchen, hall and bathrooms. There are TV points in the kitchen, sitting room and in a number of the bedrooms.
A very large welcoming reception hall with limestone flooring, decorative ceiling coving and recessed down lighters. A splendid “arts and crafts” style mahogany swan neck staircase with panelled storage space leads upstairs. Exceptional period carved doors and architraves lead to the main reception and family rooms, stairs. It is evident from the moment one enters the house, that this is a much loved family home in superb walk in condition.
A magnificent family space with high quality units designed by Houseworks encompassing German built Siematic cabinets with a central Bianco Perlino limestone island counter, dining and cooking area. Integrated Liebherr double size fridge freezers, Gaggenau double ovens, gas hob, dishwasher and built in wine cooler. Limestone flooring. A wonderful light filled space which extends the length of the house having seven windows overlooking the gardens including a bay window to the front. The space incorporates an integrated living /TV relaxing area overlooking the back garden with a wood burning stove which provides comfort for winter evenings.
Decorative ceiling coving, recessed down lighters and four windows all with timber panelling and shutters overlooking the gardens. Feature Period marble fireplace and built in bookcase which also has an integrated music system. French walnut flooring and panelled wooden sliding doors lead to the dining room.
Accessed from the hall and the sitting room and in close proximity to the kitchen for ease of serving, the dining room accommodates a large table for 14 people. The room has an antique marble fireplace which matches the fireplace in the siting room, decorative ceiling coving, recessed down lighters, French walnut flooring and five windows with timber panelling and shutters.
At the rear of the hall the office/library space has large French doors opening to the rear garden.
With recessed lighting, tiled floor, w.c. and w.h.b. Alarm panel.
Rear hall leading to Utility Room, Garage and rear garden.
Having built in hand painted wooden units and shelving, integrated storage unit with double sinks and a Comenda under-counter glass dishwasher.
Integrated garage with access from the rear hall and double folding timber doors.
FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
MAIN BEDROOM SUITE
Accessed through a small lobby this beautifully proportioned room has five shuttered windows overlooking the front gardens.
High quality grapestone colour tiling from ceiling to the floor. Large bath and double walk in shower, his and hers double sinks, w.c. and mirrored storage unit. There is natural Italian stone tiling from Antica in all 4 bathrooms.
Having integrated custom made painted wooden wardrobes and cabinets incorporating shallow and deep drawers, adjustable shelving, pull open shelving and hanging spaces. Built in dressing table and full length open shoe cabinet.
Large bay window with shutters overlooking the Sugar Loaf Mountains, hand built painted wardrobes, fitted shelving, tv. point and shuttered windows. Ensuite 2 Having tiled walls and floor, shower enclosure, w.c., w.h.b. and mirrored storage unit.
Overlooking the rear garden, this is a large double room with custom made modern built in wardrobes
and shelving. tv. Point. ENSUITE 3 With tiling from ceiling to floor, power shower, w.c., w.h.b. and mirrored storage unit.
Double bedroom with built in wardrobes. This room overlooks the front of the house.
Separate guest bathroom at the end of the first floor corridor with almond coloured natural stone tiling,
recessed lighting, heated towel rail, wall mounted mirror, bath with overhead shower, wash hand basin and w.c.
BEDROOM 5/DRESSING ROOM
Originally designed as a fifth bedroom this room currently acts as a separate dressing room to Main
At the top of the stairs this lovely bright space has French walnut flooring, built in bookcases and sash windows overlooking the back garden.
SECOND FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
ENTRANCE LOBBY: With wood panelled storage units.
ATTIC ROOM 1: With Velux window, recessed lighting, built in storage and shelving, under eaves storage, fitted base level units and stainless steel sink with drainer. Currently in use as a studio space.
ATTIC ROOM 2: Spacious room, Velux window, recessed lighting, built in storage and TV point.
The town of Greystones is located on the east coast, just south of Bray Head, within commuting distance of Dublin city. Originally a small fishing village, Greystones has grown significantly over the past number of years, but has not lost its friendly and welcoming “village” atmosphere. The town has thrived in recent years and really is the perfect place to live. In fact, Greystones won the accolade of ‘most liveable community’ in 2008. The new marina/harbour area has a plaza and new link to the Cliff Walk - and is set to become an amazing hub of maritime and social activity. A special place for families with its unrivalled amenities which include such local sports as the rugby, tennis, GAA, soccer, golf, hockey, cricket and bowling clubs. There is an enviable array of eateries, boutique shops, supermarkets, cafés, cosy pubs, library, three golf courses and much more. For those who must travel, the N/M11/M50, DART, Dublin Bus and Aircoach bring the country, capital, airport, centres of business and education within easy reach.