2 The Woodlands, Castleside Drive, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

Sale Agreed Energy Rating D14 C5D0 4 beds3 baths195 m2


Owen Reilly present this impressive red brick detached residence located on a quiet cul de sac with a wonderful south facing garden in this hugely sought after Rathfarnham location. Castleside Drive was developed in the 1980's and has matured into a stunning treelined development next to Rathfarnham Castle with a host of amenities on the doorstep. Number 2 The Woodlands has been beautifully maintained and is in excellent decorative condition with upgraded double-glazed windows and an air to water heating and hot water system. The spacious accommodation is laid out over two floors and comprises entrance hall, reception hall, interconnecting living room/dining room, tv room, open plan kitchen to family room overlooking the rear garden and a practical utility room. Upstairs there are four double bedrooms, originally the design comprised of five bedrooms however the principal bedroom was reconfigured to incorporate two of these rooms and now is an exceptionally spacious bedroom with generous built in storage and an en-suite bathroom. An additional bathroom and a storage room complete the accommodation. The front and rear gardens are an absolute delight having been meticulously tended to over the years and provide a magnificent selection of specimen plants which provide year round colour and interest. The front driveway provides ample off-street parking. Viewing is highly recommended! Location The location is one of exceptional convenience being on the doorstep of Rathfarnham as well as Terenure, Rathgar and Churchtown, all offering a superb range of restaurants and shopping. A real feature of the location is the proximity to some of Dublin's most prestigious schools including Terenure College, Gonzaga, Alexandra College, Our Lady's School and Loreto High School Beaufort to name but a few. The UCD Campus at Belfield is also a short drive away as is the Dundrum Shopping Centre and The Castle Golf Club. The Woodlands also benefits from being serviced by numerous bus routes offering excellent access to the city centre and beyond. The M50 is easily accessed and there are a selection of bus routes with quality bus corridor providing access to town (5.7 km away), UCD and further afield.


ENTRANCE PORCH (2.7m x .84m) Sliding patio door leading to the hall door with tiled floor. ENTRANCE HALL (2.7m x 2.4m) Inviting hallway with ceiling cornice, centre rose and cloakroom. GUEST CLOAKROOM (1.9m x .82m) With WC, WHB and tiled floor. RECEPTION HALL (5.2m x 2.1m) Decorative ceiling cornice and centre rose. LIVING ROOM/DINING ROOM (7.3m x 4.3m) Double doors lead into this large reception room providing an impressive room for entertaining with a large dining area and seating area, featuring a deep bay window and open fireplace with a mahogany mantlepiece and marble inset. Decorative cornice and centre rose. TV ROOM (4.6m x 2.9m) Overlooking the rear garden. Ceiling cornice and centre rose. Sliding patio doors lead to a recessed portico. KITCHEN (4m x 3m) Excellent range of cream Shaker style built in wall and floor units complemented by a black countertop and tiled splash back. Integrated appliances to include Miele double oven, hob, extractor fan and dishwasher. Siemens fridge/freezer. Hardwood floor. Open plan to... FAMILY ROOM / BREAKFAST ROOM (4.1m x 3.7m) Feature sandstone fireplace with a gas fire inset. Sliding patio door to the rear garden. UTILITY ROOM (2.9m x 2.7m) Built in floor units with a stainless steel sink and plumbed for a washing machine. Tiled floor. Door to the side garden. First Floor UPPER LANDING Ascending upon an impressive staircase which wraps around the reception hall and opens up the double height core of the house. Excellent storage is provided with an easily accessed eaves store and hot press. BEDROOM 1 (7.3m x 3.8m) The main bedroom was originally two bedrooms which was sympathetically altered into one exceptionally large room, if can be easily reconfigured if an extra bedroom is a requirement. Featuring an excellent array of wall to wall floor to ceiling built in wardrobes. There are two doors from this room, one to the main hall and another to the inner hall, thus creating a bedroom suite. INNER HALL (3.4m x .97m) BATHROOM (3.5m x 2.2m) Elegantly appointed with a WC, WHB, bath and large step in shower enclosure. Heated towel rail, storage unit and extensively tiled. BEDROOM 2 (3.3m x 3.2m) Large double bedroom overlooking the rear garden with an excellent range of wall to wall built in wardrobes. BEDROOM 3 (4m x 2.7m) Large double bedroom overlooking the rear garden. SHOWER ROOM (2.3m x 1.9m) Extensively tiled with a wc, whb and walk in shower enclosure. BEDROOM 4 (3.7m x 2.7m) Double bedroom overlooking the front of the house, with wall to wall built in wardrobe with Sliderobe mirrored doors. OUTSIDE The walled front garden features a large driveway which provides off street parking for up to 3 cars. Beautifully manicured front garden set mainly in lawn and complemented by an abundance of mature planting providing year-round colour with feature shrubs immaculately shaped topiary style, alpines, hydrangea's, clematis and lavenders. Pedestrian access to the side garden, which is set in paving, Linking around to the rear of the house where there is an impressive outside terrace providing a wonderful space for sun drenched al fresco dining taking full advantage of the south east to south aspect. The rear garden is just as impressively planted as the front garden, the lawn features sharp edges onto the large planting beds which feature a mixture a trees, shrubs and annuals, to include Japanese Acers, Birch, alliums, hydrangeas, ivy clad walls just to name a few. This idyllic garden (13m x 12.75m) enjoys a high degree of privacy. Garden shed to the rear.


Stunning detached residence located in a quiet, mature, and much sought after residential enclave. Cul de sac setting. Amazing garden with southerly aspect. Prime location adjacent to Rathfarnham Village with the amenity of Rathfarnham Castle on the doorstep. Exceptionally bright and spacious accommodation in turn-key condition. Ample storage. Off street car parking for up to 3 cars. High-quality double-glazed windows recently installed. Air to water heating and hot water system.

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Owen Reilly
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Date created: May 8, 2024

Owen Reilly
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