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