Vision, refined craftmanship and a great feat of engineering, have been expertly brought together to breathe new life into Alderley; a stunning property both inside and out, with the kind of envy inducing curb appeal that is not often seen. Beyond its picturesque façade, the elegant and gracious accommodation has been sensitively refurbished and extended to exacting standards and has been seamlessly married with all the modern day conveniences. It provides a generous mix of family living accommodation along with impressive entertaining space which even includes a home cinema for hosting film and sporting event viewings.
A graveled driveway leads up to the glazed double front doors leading through to the entrance lobby and in turn the reception hall. It features beautiful solid Oak parquet floors and a wonderfully tall ceiling heavily accented with ornate ceiling coving and a centre rose, all of which are continuous features throughout this level of accommodation. The interconnecting reception rooms are dual aspect with a feature marble surround open fireplace and overlook the beautifully planted side garden. On the other side of the entrance hall the less formal accommodation comprises an impressive kitchen / living / dining. The dining area, with feature fireplace, is open through to the newly constructed kitchen and family room. The Kerwood Design kitchen features in frame units with quartz counter tops, an island unit incorporating a breakfast bar and wine fridge with large light bearing atrium overhead and there are also Neff integrated appliances along with a 6 ring Rangemaster with double oven. Two steps lead down into the family living area with solid Oak parquet floors and wall to wall glazed doors opening out to a well-stocked south west facing garden bordered by evergreen Portuguese Laurel hedging. There is also a large utility room/boot room off the kitchen and a guest w.c. on the return.
Back in the hall, as you alight the stairs, you come across the study with sea views. This room could also be used as a further bedroom if required. It presently exists as a tranquil, light filled room tucked away from the majority of accommodation – a very peaceful workspace. At the top of the house, the current owners have created an incredibly impressive home cinema complete with theatre chairs, padded red velvet paneled walls, large cinema screen and surround sound. The accommodation is completed at this level by a bar area, guest w.c. and attic store room.
The bedroom accommodation is all on the same level with four double bedrooms (three en-suite), a single bedroom and a bathroom. The principle bedroom also has direct access to a sunken south west facing terrace with access up to the main garden area. There is also a large plant room / storage room at this level.
The current owners were mindful to retain the beautiful trees that resided on the grounds and have expertly planted the property’s two gardens with colourful plants and shrubs, ensuring all year round enjoyment of the grounds. The forecourt is set behind security gates, is graveled and comfortably allows for parking for four cars.
The location of this property is excellent. It enjoys incredible ease of access to a vast selection of amenities. Leisure facilities are in abundance and just on your doorstep. Glenageary Tennis club is just around the corner on Silchester Road, while there are rugby clubs and hockey clubs nearby and maritime leisure facilities along the coast. There is excellent shopping available in Glasthule and Dun Laoghaire, along with popular eateries, specialist delicatessens and bars. Many of South County Dublin’s premier schools are in the vicinity and excellent transport links ease daily family commutes.
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