Sandycove Avenue East
Distinctive and picturesque, Sandycove Lodge is a splendid period residence of exceptional appeal where the Victorian atmosphere prevails with many period features intact; to include ceiling cornice work, fireplaces, sash windows, all of which complement the strikingly luxurious accommodation. The current owners have upgraded this property with great attention to detail resulting in ultra-stylish interior with a classic exterior.
As you enter the welcoming entrance hall you are immediately struck by the light filled accommodation; there is a formal sitting room to right of the entrance hall with two access points, feature marble fireplace with open fire and ornate cornicing and ceiling roses. The wonderfully bright kitchen/dining area occupies the central part of the house and is wonderfully appealing with its bespoke kitchen with large Island unit; this area truly is heart of this amazing home. The drawing room sits just beyond the kitchen with its feature bay window overlooking the landscaped garden, completing the accommodation at this level.
The four bedrooms are positioned at garden level, three double rooms, two have stunning ensuite facilities. The luxurious family bathroom and utility room are also positioned at this level.
Set back behind automated wrought iron gates and bounded by granite wall the gardens are equally impressive. Landscaped forecourt with off-street car parking, large lawn area with a selection of beautifully planted rockeries and flower beds. Attractive hand painted boat house and raised timber deck area ideal for entertaining al fresco. Large paved patio area and pedestrian access onto Sandycove East Lane.
The location needs little introduction - The property occupies an enviable position close to James Joyce Tower and the charming villages of Sandycove & Dalkey with an excellent choice of shops and fine restaurants. Moreover, the array of amenities include the popular bathing area at the Forty Foot, Bullock Harbour, Dun Laoghaire Harbour to the west with four yacht clubs and the large marina. There are a number of excellent primary and secondary schools and a variety of sporting facilities in close proximity. Excellent transport links with DART and all major bus routes including the Aircoach are at hand.
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Stunning interior with floor area of 205 sq. m (2,206 sq. ft)
Coastal location close to popular James Joyce Tower & Forty Foot Bathing Area
4 Bedrooms (2 Ensuite)
Off-street car parking for three cars and wonderfully secure grounds of 0.2 acre
Sash windows, period fireplaces, ceiling coving & centre rose synonymous with Victorian home
Close to excellent schools, Glasthule & Sandycove Villages, Dalkey Town and excellent transport links.
Guest w.c.: with wash hand basin and w.c.
Sitting room: wonderfully bright double aspect reception room with two entrance points. Stained solid oak floor, feature marble fireplace with open fire, picture rails, two stunning centre roses and ornate ceiling coving.
Kitchen/dining: central to the property again, this area is wonderfully bright with its double aspect and its double set of sash windows and overhead skylights. Ceiling coving, centre rose and recessed lighting. Bespoke Frankie Kirwan fitted kitchen with central Island unit with marble counter tops and larder press. Integrated Fridge/freezer, Fisher & Paykel double dishwasher, Fisher & Paykel five ring gas hob and overhead extractor fan.
Drawing room: stunning formal reception area with feature fireplace with open fire. Attractive bay window overlooking garden, ceiling coving and centre rose all over a Limed solid timber floor.
Back hall: access to patio area, skylight and stairs to lower garden level.
Hallway: with atrium ceiling, and marble stone floors, salvaged original cast iron radiators. Understairs storage
Main Bedroom: beautifully appointed double bedroom with French doors to garden. Ceiling coving, recessed lighting, fitted wardrobes.
Ensuite: part tiled with large step in shower with rainwater shower head with body jets, wash hand basin with vanity unit, w.c, recessed lighting and chrome heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2/study: currently used as a home office. 12 mm laminate floor, built in wardrobe and fitted bookshelves.
Family Bathroom: luxurious family bath with jacuzzi bath and shower attachment, w.c and wash hand basin. Recessed lighting. Cast iron radiator.
Bedroom 3: double room with fitted wardrobes, ceiling coving and recessed lighting.
Airing cupboard: large airing cupboard with water tank.
Bedroom 4: nicely appointed double room with fitted wardrobes, recessed lighting, laminate limed floor.
Ensuite: superb mosaic tiled wet room with rainwater shower, heated radiator, w.c, pedestal wash hand basin and recessed lighting.
BER Number: 113074017
Energy Performance Indicator: 449.13 kWh/m²/yr
About the Area
Sandycove is a bustling coastal village located south of Dublin city. The area is host to a variety of restauraunts and bars, and the Martello Tower at Sandycove was once home to James Joyce. The popular 'Forty Foot' bathing spot is located just beside the tower. Sandycove is approximately 20km from the city centre. The number 59 bus runs from the city centre to Sandycove. The DART also services the area stopping at Sandycove & Glasthule and Glenageary.
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