DescriptionNo.6 Homeleigh is an exceptional family home of impressive proportions ideally position at the end of a quiet and private cul-de-sac just moments from Castleknock Village. The house is well set back from the road standing in the center of the 1 acre (approx.) site, with mature gardens all around affording it unrivalled privacy.
The quality of this home (built c.2008) has been painstakingly overseen by its owners who worked closely with their architects, A.J. Whittaker & Associates, to achieve a family home of true distinction and character yet maximising functionality. It is evident throughout that only the most skilled craftsmen have worked on the construction of the house. The fine craftsmanship and bespoke interior of this home has been finished to the highest standard and extends to approx.12,270 sq. ft./1,140 sq.m (excluding extra converted attic).
Upon entering the foyer you are immediately drawn to the impressive atrium and floating staircase to each level. The foyer features a dramatic 8.2m (27 ft) approx. ceiling and is filled with an abundance of natural light from the rear atrium style windows, and is also serviced by a lift which runs from the basement level to the first floor. Off either side of the foyer is the generous living accommodation.
To the left there is a cozy music room with sliding wooden doors to the formal dining room and drawing room. The magnificent double height drawing room features a 6.3m (20 ft) approx. ceiling, a feature marble clad wall, a double-sided fireplace, is open to the dining room and mezzanine level above, impressive sliding glass doors that open onto the exterior patio. The beautifully appointed country style kitchen has a breakfast table that seats 8, with an imposing kitchen island with a marble countertop, also with sliding glass doors to the patio. There is a generous pantry/utility room off the kitchen with a separate wc.
To the right of the foyer lies an impressive entertainment/games room and bar. The entertainment room spans the full right wing of the ground floor with an impressive 120 sq.m (1,290 sq.ft) approx. of floor space with full height windows and sliding doors to the rear garden. To the front of this room there is a partially separate family sitting room. There is also a home office, comms room, and a second wc.
The wonderful accommodation continues upstairs with 5 double bedrooms, all en-suite, a home gym, and laundry room. The magnificent main bedroom suite features a walk-in dressing room with a balcony, and an ensuite with a wet room style shower, his and hers sinks, and a large jacuzzi bath. The remaining 4 double bedrooms all have stylish tiled ensuites and fitted wardrobes. The staircase continues up to the attic level which provides an additional two rooms for storage/studio, and a shower room.
The basement, which can be accessed from main foyer or the sweeping driveway outside which leads to the electric roller shutter security door, has ample secure parking for a number of cars. The basement also contains a swimming pool and the services are in place for the new owner to complete and put their own stamp on the property should they wish.
Beautifully mature and private gardens set on approx. 1 acre, surrounded by large conifers and hedgerow offering unrivalled privacy. To the front and side there are gates leading to the gravel driveway and to the ramp that leads to the underground garage/basement. There is a children's play area to the side, and a private pedestrian gate leading to Porterstown Park.
Homeleigh is an exclusive, small enclave located just off the Porterstown Road, close to Castleknock Village and is enviably positioned between two excellent golf courses, Castleknock Golf Club and Luttrellstown Golf Club. A private gate opens to Porterstown Park should you wish to walk or jog the 4km path which further enhances the backdrop of this spectacular home. The extensive gardens and grounds that envelope this home have matured beautifully. Expertly maintained and manicured, a combination of lush green lawns bordered with specimen conifers. There is also easy access to the M50, the City Centre, and Dublin Airport. The merits of this superb home can only be fully appreciated upon viewing.
AccommodationEntrance Foyer 4.19m x 12.77m. The entrance foyer features a dramatic 8.2m (27ft) approx. ceiling height with impressive floating double staircase, flooded with natural light from the floor to ceiling glass atrium to the rear, polished marble flooring and tiled red sandstone tiled walls. There is also access to the lift which services the basement, ground floor and first floor.
Hallway Off the entrance foyer featuring a suspended ceiling and feature lighting, sandstone tiled walls, and walnut flooring.
Music Room 3.94m x 4.07m. Cozy reception room with a solid walnut timber floor with recessed lighting and sliding double doors to dining and drawing room.
Drawing Room 6.05m x 6.10m. Breathtaking room with c.6.3m height ceilings and large gallery windows, open to the mezzanine level above, with a striking marble clad wall with mosaic beading, and a feature fireplace that separates the room from the formal dining area.
Dining Room 6.05m x 5.89m. Open from the drawing room, with solid walnut timber flooring, glass sliding doors lead to the South/West facing patio, sliding door to kitchen.
Kitchen & Breakfast Room 6.07m x 8.27m. The heart of any home, this beautiful hand painted cream country style kitchen comes complete with large island breakfast bar with black granite worktops, a country style ’Supreme’ range/cooker, ’Fisher & Paykel’ double dishwasher drawers. It is also plumbed for an American style fridge/freezer, and has a solid oak timber floor, internal speaker system. Sliding double doors lead to the south-west facing patio area.
Pantry / Utility Room 2.60m x 4.19m. Large pantry / utility room with fitted storage presses and granite worktop with sink. There is also floor access to the internal vacuum, solid oak timber flooring. Door to rear garden and WC.
WC 1.92m x 1.83m. Fully tiled wc with whb and heated towel rail.
Entertainment & Games Room 6.04m x 19.18m. Built to stunning proportions this magnificent room could be divided up for a multitude of uses. There is a family room to the front of this room with a cream marble fireplace (open fire), and deep pile carpets with solid walnut border, recessed lighting and speaker systems. Open plan room to entertaining/games room with solid hardwood timber flooring in the center and tiled floor to the rear, wall to wall sliding doors lead to the rear garden, open to the bar.
Bar 2.30m x 4.39m. Off the entertainment room, with panelled walnut walls, fitted mirrors, tiled floor, bar counter.
Study 6.04m x 6.15m. Home office with solid walnut timber flooring and recessed lighting.
Comms Room 1.89m x 2.43m. Communications room with tiled walls and recessed lighting, and solid walnut timber flooring.
WC 1.15m x 2.37m. Second wc on the ground floor, also fully tiled with whb and heated towel rail.
First Floor Landing Fitted storage wardrobes, feature a suspended ceiling with underlighting, laid in carpet with a solid walnut borders.
Main Bedroom Suite 6.31m x 10.62m. Wonderfully spacious double bedroom with two sets of double doors leading to the balcony laid in carpet with a walnut timber borders, and attractive plantation shutters.
Dressing Room 4.06m x 3.98m. Walk in dressing room complete with his and hers wardrobe and door to balcony.
Main Ensuite 4.73m x 3.70m. Impressively proportioned ensuite with large walk in wet room shower, his and her sinks, wc, bidet, heated towel rails, and a large ’Vogue’ jacuzzi bath, sound system and recessed lighting.
Bedroom 3 6.34m x 4.32m. Located to the rear of the house with wall to wall fitted sliderobes, double doors to balcony, recesssed lighting, carpet with solid Walnut borders.
En-suite 3.14m x 1.84m. Fully tiled with large shower, concealed cisteran wc, whb and heated towel rail.
Corridor to bedrooms Floating ceiling and feature lighting, sandstone tiled walls. Walnut flooring.
Bedroom 4 4.07m x 4.20m. Double fitted sliderobes, carpets with solid Walnut border.
En-suite 4 1.61m x 2.60m. Fully tiled with large shower, concealed cisteran wc, whb and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2 6.34m x 6.63m. To the rear of the property with double doors to balcony, recessed lighting, carpets with solid Walnut borders.
Dressing Room 2.35m x 2.40m. Walk in dressing room/wardrobe with fitted shelving, storage and fashion rails.
Ensuite 2 2.31m x 2.40m. Fully tiled with large shower, concealed cisteran wc, whb and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 5 4.07m x 4.57m. Double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and door to balcony, carpets and solid Walnut borders.
En-suite 5 2.34m x 1.84m. Fully tiled with large shower, concealed cisteran wc, whb and heated towel rail.
Mezzanine / Gym 6.31m x 6.06m. Overlooking the drawing room ideal for a gym/reading area with a Juliet balcony over-looking the rear garden.
Laundry Room 4.51m x 3.90m. Cleverly located on the first floor with fitted Cherrywood storage units, granite worktops and stainless steel sink, solid oak timber flooring. Plumbed for washing machine and dryer.
Attic Room 1 6.86m x 6.30m. Large double room with carpets and Walnut border.
En-Suite 3.84m x 2.25m. Fully tiled complete with wet room shower, wc and whb.
Basement Spanning the footprint of the house the basement/underground garage is accessed to the side of the house via a sweeping driveway that leads to a electric secuirty door. The lift and staircase also come down to this level so that you can access the house directly form the garage. There is ample room to garage a number of vechicles as well as great storage options. At one end there is a swimming pool (concrete finish) and area that can accommodate a sauna, steamroom, changing rooms and gym. This could easliy be finished out by the new owners to there own design/taste. A large wall to wall glass sliding door offers plenty of naturel light that leads to an outdoor terraced area that could also be accessed from the garden above.
Attic Room 2/Cinema room 6.81m x 6.51m. Located at the top of the house is this large storage/cinema room, access to eaves storage.
Shed Contains the gas boiler and ideal for storing garden equipment etc.
FeaturesLocated on a quiet cul-de-sac
Situated on approx. 1 acre
Private gated access to Porterstown Park
Basement with underground secure parking/garage
Approx 8km from City Centre & 15km from Dublin Airport
BER DetailsBER: B2
BER No: 110366200
Performance Indicator: 109.32 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Castleknock on 01 820 1800