Nicely set back off the road behind automated timber gates Laragh offers the utmost in privacy and seclusion. The property underwent comprehensive refurbishment, extension and modernisation in 2011 under the watchful eye of Graham Petri of Pac Studios and Mary Ryan interior designer, resulting in a truly magnificent family home. From the moment you enter the spacious reception hallway you will see the exacting quality throughout with polished tiled flooring, floor to ceiling glass and luxurious finishes.
The accommodation which is laid out over 3 levels extends to approx. 382 sqm to include drawing room, living room/dining room, kitchen with Island unit, laundry room, family/home cinema. Overhead there are six bedrooms (five of which are ensuite), a study and shower room. The guest or sixth bedroom is accessed via the family room and is ideal for an au-pair or staff quarters.
The south west facing gardens are a truly special feature, with granite wall back drop, lawned areas, mature borders and bedding plants not to mention the large illuminated wraparound timber deck a place for the entire family to enjoy, relax, play, entertain and delight if green-fingered.
The location of this fine home is second to none. Standing on this highly desirable residential road, offering superb access to the village of Foxrock, with top quality eateries, cafes and bijou shopping close at hand. Torquay Road offers easy access to the N11 and QBC for immediate transport connections to and from the city centre. There are a number of well-established and sought after primary and secondary schools in the locality, including Loreto Foxrock, Lycee Francais and Holly Park, as well as UCD being just a short journey away. Sports facilities include the golf clubs of Foxrock and Carrickmines, Leopardstown Race Course, Carrickmines tennis and croquet club and a host of other amenities.
The gardens are as impressive as the house itself and attend to 0.4 acre and enjoy a southerly aspect. The gravelled front forecourt is accessed through automated timber gates and provides ample car parking. The grounds are beautifully landscaped to include a mix of Grissillinia, Privet and leylandii. The beds edged with-kept Buxus hedging host a mix of spring bulbs, flowering heathers, Camellias and Nandino not to mention the summer time display of hydrangea Annabelle's. The rear garden with its large wraparound timber deck hosts a range of Japanese maples, Jacmontii birch and magnolia trees, herbaceous borders with foxgloves, delphiniums and more mix of flowering and evergreen shrubs.
Beautifully appointed and tastefully presented accommodation with floor area of 382.46 sq. m
Tastefully extended under watchful eye of Pac Studios
Electric blinds in living/dining area
Siematic kitchen with island unit
6 Double bedrooms (5 of which are ensuite)
Large landscaped south facing rear garden backing onto Leopardstown Racecourse
Generous car parking to the front
Highly convenient residential location close to new International Lycee Francais school.
Close to Sandyford Luas Stop & N11
Entrance Hall Wide welcoming hall with ceiling coving, recessed lighting, radiator cover and under stairs storage
Drawing Room 8.43m x 3.91m (27'8" x 12'10") Treble aspect reception room with ceiling coving and centre rose, marble fireplace with coal effect gas fire. French doors to timber deck
Living/Dining Room 9.33m x 4.02m (30'7" x 13'2") Modern glass extension with floor to ceiling glass, limed oak floors, light well, recessed lighting and exposed timber beams. Sliding doors to decking area. The dining area has tiled floor, fitted storage/shelving unit with fridge. Opens into:
Family Room/Cinema Room 6.61m x 5.11m (21'8" x 16'9") Superb family area overlooking front garden. Ceiling coving and recessed lighting.
Kitchen 5.41m x 3.29m (17'9" x 10'10") Hand painted green Siematic kitchen with granite counter tops and Island unit, integrated dishwasher, fridge freezer, Neff microwave and double oven, De Dietrick 5 ring gas hob and extractor fan. Recessed lighting
Utility Room 3.44m x 2.71m (11'3" x 8'11") with fitted floor and eye level units, single drainer sink unit, plumbed for washing machine. Excellent storage, recessed lighting. Door to rear garden and boiler house.
Guest Cloakroom 3.33m x 1.49m (10'11" x 4'11") with pedestal whb, wc. Part wood panels.
First Floor Annex
Guest Bedroom 6 6.44m x 3.56m (21'2" x 11'8") 3.56m x 5.37mAccessed from family room this spacious double room with fitted wardrobes and work station
Guest Bathroom 3.55m x 2.45m (11'8" x 8'0") with jacuzzi bath, corner shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. recessed lighting
Main Bedroom 5.46m x 3.47m (17'11" x 11'5") Wonderfully bright double bedroom with ceiling coving and recessed lighting
Dressing Room 3.00m x 2.46m (9'10" x 8'1") Fitted with generous wardrobe areas, vanity unit with storage. Recessed lighting
Ensuite 3.36m x 1.95m (11'0" x 6'5") Part tiled with ceiling coving and recessed lighting. Large corner shower unit, bidet, w.c. wash hand basin on vanity unit, chrome heated towel rail
Bedroom 2 4.33m x 3.72m (14'2" x 12'2") Double room with laminate floor, fitted wardrobe and desk unit. Recessed lighting. Door to veranda
Ensuite 2.79m x 2.63m (9'2" x 8'8") with pedestal wash hand basin, w.c., bath, shower unit, chrome heated towel rail and recessed lighting
Bedroom 3 3.75m x 3.72m (12'4" x 12'2") Twin room with recessed lighting
Ensuite 2.42m x 2.34m (7'11" x 7'8") with w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, large shower unit, chrome heated towel rail and recessed lighting
Second Floor Landing
Bedroom 4 7.73m x 3.67m (25'4" x 12'0") Wonderfully spacious double room running the depth of the roof space with fitted desk and wardrobes. Eave storage access
Bathroom 2.79m x 1.80m (9'2" x 5'11") with w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, shower, recessed lighting, chrome heated towel rail. Velux window
Study 4.43m x 3.52m (14'6" x 11'7") Fitted study with access to eave storage and water tank
Bedroom 5 6.44m x 3.56m (21'2" x 11'8") Double room with vaulted ceiling, window seat, fitted desk/workstation, fitted wardrobes and recessed lighting
Ensuite 2.45m x 1.59m (8'0" x 5'3") Corner shower with T90 electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c., chrome heated towel rail, recessed lighting and Velux window
BER Number: 111826707
Energy Performance Indicator: 232.07 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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