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Thornfield, Westminster Road, Foxrock, Dublin 18, D18 E2N1

€3,250,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 522 sqm approx

Features

  • Beautifully renovated 6 bedroom home
  • Original features throughout
  • Detached mews
  • Stunning reception rooms all opening off the hallway
  • Exceptionally high standard of quality fittings and workmanship throughout
  • Double glazed wooden sash windows throughout
  • Tiles throughout by Regan tile design
  • Adams fireplaces
  • Christian style kitchen & wardrobes
  • Generous accommodation of 5,617 sq ft (521.8 sq m)
  • Set on magnificent landscaped gardens of 0.5 acres
  • Swimming pool complex in basement
  • Large decked area to rear
  • Sweeping driveway to front set behind electric gates
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Alarm
  • TV & Telephone points
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Description

Thornfield is a most beautiful detached double fronted spacious family home which occupies an enviable position tucked away at the end of a sweeping driveway standing on 0.5 acres of exquisite exceptionally glorious landscaped grounds. Totally private with expansive lawns and mature trees, this tranquil setting is situated on one of the most sought after and highly regarded roads in the heart of Foxrock and within walking distance of Foxrock Village.

Built in 1935, Thornfield is a stunning red brick detached double fronted property which has been extensively remodeled, extended and upgraded throughout the years to provide every modern comfort including a superb indoor heated swimming pool complex with hot tub and sauna.

Entered via electronic entrance gates to a long sweeping gravel driveway where the immediate sense of arrival is upon you. The residence is a property of distinction taking centre stage on magnificent private mature gardens. Everything about this home exudes quality and wonderful craftsmanship, from the Adams fireplaces, bespoke tiled flooring, bespoke fitted kitchen, mahogany internal doors and architraves, stunning bathroom fittings and the swimming pool complex in the basement to name but a few.

The spacious and well-proportioned accommodation extends to 5,617 sq ft (521.8 sq m) and combines the perfect balance for day to day family living yet ideal for those with a penchant for entertaining. Upon entering this home the owner's sophisticated eye for quality and detail make this an exceptionally rare combination of a much sought after location with walk-in perfection. Presented to the most exacting of standards, this exquisite property offers the discerning purchaser all the space one could require. The splendid reception hallway with stunning Adams fireplace gives access to all reception rooms. To the the right, through a small internal lobby lies the kitchen / family room / breakfast room with dual aspect overlooking the gardens to the front and rear and has a magnificent vaulted ceiling with glass atrium. The kitchen is raised and overlooks the main body of the room and features an Aga, there is a utility off the kitchen which gives access to the rear garden. The main reception rooms all open off the hallway and include the drawing room / dining room, tv room, and snug all spacious and well laid out with views over different areas of the gardens. The stairwell leads to a galleried landing with two bedrooms to the front and two to the rear. All bedrooms on this level have en suite shower rooms and the principle bedroom enjoys a raised dressing area with free standing bath and French doors leading to a balcony. The upper floor has two further bedrooms, one currently used as a study and a bathroom. In the basement there is a swimming pool complex which houses a games room, wc, plant room, heated swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and shower.

In addition to the main house, there is a very well appointed detached mews 404 sq ft (37.5 sq m) which is located to the rear of the property and was originally designed as a Garage. This now comprises a living / kitchen, bedroom and shower room and is an ideal self-contained unit.

Approached via a sweeping graveled driveway the property stands on magnificent and totally secluded landscaped gardens. Accessed via electric gates, the gardens have been lovingly tended and nurtured over the years and now offer a tranquil haven away from the hustle and bustle of modern life with gently undulating verdant lawns and a wonderful variety of specimen trees, plants and shrubs. To the rear of the property there is an extensive raised deck which is accessed via the drawing room and utility room. This is totally private and not overlooked and backs on to Foxrock Golf Course. There is also a barbecue area which is ideal for summer time al fresco dining where friends and family will love to linger.

Situated on the west side of Westminster Road, Thornfield is within a pleasant stroll of Foxrock Village with its excellent choice of cafés, restaurants, local shops and the extensive recreational amenities of Leopardstown Race Course, Golf Course/Driving Range, Foxrock golf course and Westwood Leisure Centre. There are also excellent bus services to and from the City Centre via the N11 bus corridor. The Green Luas Line also provides excellent service to the city centre.

Mews - BER: D2

BER No: 109880823

Energy Performance Indicator: 295.94 kWh/m²/yr

Rooms

  • Entrance Hall (6.40m x 4.10m with Celtic flagstone flooring, recessed lighting, ceiling coving, glazed double doors to:)
  • TV Room (4.10m x 2.90m Feature Adams marble fireplace with brass surround & marble inset, ceiling coving, ceiling rose)
  • Reception Hall (6.40m x 4.10m with Celtic flagstone flooring, feature open Adams marble fireplace with brass surround & granite inset, ceiling coving, ceiling rose)
  • Snug (4.30m x 3.00m Bow shaped room with Celtic flagstone flooring)
  • Guest Cloakroom (with pedestal wash hand basin, wc, Celtic flagstone flooring, ceiling coving, wall mirror with overhead light)
  • Drawing Room/Dining Room (8.60m x 6.20m Steps leading up to a magnificent split level room, feature marble fireplace with coal effect gas fire, granite hearth, bay window, French doors leading out to a rear deck, ceiling coving, recessed lighting, bar, door to:)
  • Family Room/Breakfast Room/Kitchen (15.50m x 5.40 Vaulted ceiling with glass atrium, feature gas stove with brick surround, French doors leading to front decked balcony, timber flooring, paneled wall, ceiling coving, door to inner hallway with tiled floor and storage Kitchen Christian style kitchen with built in wall and floor units, double “Belfast” sink with timber drainer, built in American style fridge / freezer, display units, granite worktop, built in “Aga”, extractor fan, built in double oven, electric hob, gas hob, griddle, tiled splash back, large island with timber work top, sink, storage and breakfast bar, chemical white distressed limestone tiled floor, vaulted ceiling with glass atrium, gallery with steps leading to:)
  • Utility Room (4.80m x 2.60m Built in wall and floor units, “Belfast” sink, plumbed for washing machine, tiled splash back, tiled floor, door to rear)
  • Basement (Tiled stairs leading down to:)
  • Swimming Pool Complex (11.80m x 5.70m with tiled floor, tiled walls, timber ceiling, under stairs storage, whb, separate wc, plant room, 27ft x 11ft swimming pool, sauna, wet room, hot tub with vaulted glass ceiling)
  • Upstairs First Floor (Sweeping stairs leading to gallery landing)
  • Principle Bedroom to front (6.40m x 4.10m Split level room with feature bow window, French doors leading out to a decked balcony, dressing area with extensive built in wardrobes, stand-alone roll top bath with telephone shower attachment sitting on a tiled floor)
  • En Suite (2.70m x 2.60m Suite comprising fully tiled step in double shower with thermostatically controlled shower, twin wash hand basins inset in granite surround, wc, built in wall mirror with lighting and storage, ceiling coving, recessed lighting)
  • Bedroom 4 to front (4.10m x 2.90m Fitted wardrobes, ceiling coving, ceiling rose)
  • En Suite (2.40m x 1.80m Suite comprising fully tiled step in shower with thermostatically controlled shower, built in wash hand basin inset in granite surround with storage, wall mirror, tiled floor, wc, ceiling coving, spot lighting)
  • Bedroom 2 (4.60m x 3.60m Dual aspect room to side and rear: extensive fitted wardrobes with vanity area and mirror, ceiling coving, recessed lighting)
  • En Suite (2.40m x 1.50m Suite comprising fully tiled step in shower with thermostatically controlled shower, wash hand basin inset in granite surround with storage, wc, tiled floor, ceiling coving, recessed lighting, wall mirror with overhead light)
  • Bedroom 3 to rear (4.70m x 2.80m Extensive fitted wardrobes with vanity area, ceiling coving, recessed lighting)
  • En Suite (2.30m x 1.50m Suite comprising fully tiled step in shower with thermostatically controlled shower, pedestal wash hand basin, wc, tiled floor, ceiling coving, recessed lighting, wall mirror with overhead light)
  • Second Floor
  • Gallery Landing (7.30m x 4.90m with extensive under eaves storage, velux window, recessed lighting)
  • Bedroom 5 (3.60m x 3.10m Velux window, recessed lighting, built in wash hand basin with granite inset, and storage underneath)
  • Bedroom 6/Study (4.20m x 3.00m Velux window, ceiling lighting)
  • Bathroom (2.50m x 2.30m Suite comprising fully tiled step in shower with thermostatically controlled shower, roll top stand-alone bath with telephone shower attachment, wc, pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls, wall mirror, tiled floor)
  • MEWS
  • Reception Room (5.80m x 3.60m with fully fitted kitchen leading to:)
  • Bedroom (3.80m x 3.50m with fully fitted kitchen leading to:)
  • Shower Room (1.80m x 1.70m)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER D1
  • Number: 109880815
  • Energy Performance Indicator: 225.33 kWh/m²/yr

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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