DescriptionHunters Estate Agent is delighted to present to the market this fine detached Edwardian property built in 1928 by Conway of Clare Morris, Co. Mayo. Extending to 390sq.m/4,197 sq.ft this five bedroom family home offers an abundance of space in a tranquil setting within walking distance of both Sandycove and Glasthule Village and Dalkey Village. ‘Ardlea’ is set in Elton Park a quiet street on one of Sandycove’s finest roads. This wonderful house has been beautifully extended and fully refurbished in 2002-2003 in keeping with the original Edwardian style of the property. The property has been designed to take best advantage of the superb quality of light throughout and well-balanced spacious living accommodation throughout. The pebble dashed facade complete with ornate stain glass windows sets the tone of what lies beneath with many original features throughout including a most impressive ornamental turret, parquet flooring, original mahogany staircase, Marble Victorian fireplace and original Arts and Crafts tiled fireplace to name a few.
Following an impressive renovation and extension in recent years this fine property offers expansive living space. The ground floor comprises of a most impressive kitchen/dining space complete with Aga cooker, a well-equipped utility room, orangery, reception room, dining room, library and family room. The ground floor is further complimented by two guest bathrooms and under stair storage. The property is cleverly laid out and the use of French doors to interconnect the ground floor rooms makes this property ideal for an evening drinks party or two as the rooms graciously flow into each other. Rising to the first floor one is immediately impressed by the large galleried landing with its feature stain glass roof light. The first floor of the property comprises of five bedrooms, three of which are ensuite. To the front the stunning master bedroom suite comprises of bedroom, dressing room and spacious ensuite. Bedroom two complete with an impressive first floor conservatory/reading room accessed via French doors. The first floor also has a walk-in linen room, family bathroom and Tylo Sauna. Edwardian pre – existent features are further presented throughout the first floor.
To the rear there is a large manicured garden with the benefit of gated walk way spanning the perimeter of the garden. Outside to the front the property is railed with period cast iron railings and benefits from off street parking for up to six cars with the added benefit of a garage. The property is approached by a cobble lock driveway with beautiful mature specimen trees and planting accessed via dual electric gates. To the rear there is a wonderful private garden set out in an attractive combination of manicured lawn, patio sun terrace and a courtyard seating area complete with fountain. The garden is richly planted with many specimen trees and well stocked raised flower beds. The Edwardian features of this impressive property are even present in the rear garden with an original sun dial an attractive feature of the garden.
The property is ideally located on this quiet tree lined avenue in Sandycove. With only a couple minutes’ walk to the villages of both Sandycove Glasthule and Dalkey both offering an enviable selection of boutiques, restaurants and gourmet shops. There are superb transport facilities close by with the DART at Sandycove and Glasthule and Dalkey. Nearby schools both public and private include The Harold School, Loreto Abbey Dalkey and Rathdown College and St. Joseph of Cluny. For those water enthusiasts there is local swimming at the forty foot within minutes walking from the property and Dun Laoghaire offers four yacht clubs.
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3.04m (9.97ft) x 2.18m (7.15ft)
Mosaic tiled floor, wall lanterns, original front door with stained glass panels.
7.9m (25.92ft) x 2.23m (7.32ft)
Oak parquet flooring, painted wooden wall panelling, picture rail, feature mahogany staircase with feature newel post complete with brass stair rods, picture lights, feature clock, recessed lighting, radiator cover, alarm panel, thermostat, smoke alarm, under stairs storage.
6.92m (22.70ft) x 4.48m (14.70ft)
Junckers solid wood flooring, decorative ceiling rose incorporating Acanthus leaf and scroll works, picture lights, ceiling light, picture rail, pair of wall sconces, impressive marble chimney piece with slate and brass insert, gas fire, slate hearth, radiator covers, carbon monoxide alarm.
4.45m (14.60ft) x 6.94m (22.77ft)
Junckers solid wood flooring, ceiling rose with Acanthus leaf and Foliath scroll details, ceiling light, recessed lighting, feature tiled fire surround in the Arts & Crafts movement style consisting of pearlescent tiles with colmun form in the form of a Romanesque arch way with gold mosaic tile decoration and gas insert and tiled hearth, radiator cover, picture lights, intercom panel.
4.27m (14.01ft) x 5.01m (16.44ft)
Junckers solid wooden flooring, marble fire surround with hearth with electric insert fire, ceiling rose with ceiling light, radiator cover, French door to courtyard, door to:
1.09m (3.58ft) x 2.94m (9.65ft)
Tiled, radiator cover, ceiling light.
1.91m (6.27ft) x 1.06m (3.48ft)
Tiled floor and walls, ceiling light, wall mounted sink, w.c., glass shelf, mirror light, towel rail.
7.04m (23.10ft) x 5.97m (19.59ft) (Max measurement)
Junckers solid wooden flooring, ceiling rose with ceiling light, feature fire surround in blue pearlescent tiles with insert gas fire and slate hearth, picture rail, decorative plaster cornice, radiator cover, French doors to Kitchen and Orangery.
3.2m (10.50ft) x 3.67m (12.04ft)
Tiled floor, plaster cornice, ceiling lights, thermostat, built-in wall and floor units complete with granite counter top. French doors to Orangery.
4.03m (13.22ft) x 4.5m (14.76ft)
Tiled floor, 6 door Aga with extractor fan, hand crafted solid wood wall and floor units incorporating granite worktop, Neff oven, Neff microwave, Neff dual fuel electric and gas hob, Neff extractor fan, 2 x magic corner units, Neff built-in dishwasher, undermounted Franke double sink unit, built-in bins, Velux roof lights, window blinds, ceiling lights, recessed lighting, alarm panel, intercom panel.
2.97m (9.74ft) x 3.46m (11.35ft)
Tile floor, tiled walls, built-in wall and floor units, granite countertop, stainless steel double sink incorporating draining board, gas boiler, zoned heating, door to rear garden, Liebherr built-in freezer, thermostat.
7.72m (25.33ft) x 3.84m (12.60ft) (Max measurement)
Tiled floor, French doors to rear, T.V. point, thermostat, underfloor heating, decorative wall sconces, window blinds.
1.34m (4.40ft) x 2.56m (8.40ft)
Built-in cloaks cupboard, solid pitch pine flooring, ceiling light, fuse board.
1.3m (4.53ft) x 1.78m (5.84ft)
Tiled floor and walls, ceiling light, wall mounted sink, w.c., glass shelf, mirror light, towel rail.
7.91m (25.95ft) x 2.26m (7.41ft)
Junckers solid wood flooring, radiator cover, picture lights, ceiling light, plaster cornice, smoke alarm, thermostat.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE
4.45m (14.60ft) x 6.97m (22.87ft) (Measured into feature bay window)
Ceiling light, pitch pine wooden floor, picture rail, picture lights, plaster cornices, light filled bay window.
4.28m (14.04ft) x 3.1m (10.17ft)
Carpet, intercom panel, recessed lighting, range of custom built-in wardrobes, and drawers, radiator cover.
1.72m (5.64ft) x 2.84m (9.32ft)
Tiled walls and floors, white suite incorporating w.c., shower enclosure with chrome mixer taps, wash-hand basin with built-in vanity storage, wall mirror with light above, heated towel rail, built-in shelving, extractor fan, ceiling light.
BEDROOM 2 SUITE
3.03m (9.94ft) x 4.41m (14.47ft)
Pitch pine solid wood flooring, picture rail, plaster cornice, ceiling light, radiator cover, French doors to sun room / reading room.
1.49m (4.89ft) x 1.26m (4.13ft)
Shelving and hanging rail.
SUN ROOM/READING ROOM
3.61m (11.84ft) x 4.05m (13.29ft)
Tiled floor, wall lanterns, radiator cover.
4.5m (14.76ft) x 4.71m (15.45ft)
Pitch pine solid flooring, plaster cornice, T.V. point, ceiling light, picture rail, radiator cover, Turret with original leaded stain glass, window and ceiling light.
1.7m (5.58ft) x 2.14m (7.02ft)
Junckers solid wood flooring, wooden panelling to picture rail, ceiling light, feature stain glass roof light, door to walk-in linen press with insulated immersion tank, shelved for storage.
4.3m (14.11ft) x 3.57m (11.71ft)
Pitch pine solid wood flooring, plaster cornice, ceiling light, built-in wardrobe, radiator cover, access to attic via pull down Stira stairs.
3.56m (11.68ft) x 1.17m (3.84ft)
Tiled wall and floors, glass and chrome shower screen with chrome shower mixer tap, shower tidy, heated towel rail, pedestal sink, w.c., glass shelf, mirrored medicine cabinet, mirror ceiling light, extractor fan.
3.54m (11.61ft) x 2.15m (7.05ft)
Pitch pine wooden flooring, ceiling light, plaster cornice, T.V. point, radiator cover.
1.51m (4.95ft) x 2m (6.56ft)
Tylo pine sauna room in full working order, traditional bench seating, thermostat, glass door, tiled floor. with built-in storage, ceiling light, tiled floor.
3.56m (11.68ft) x 2m (6.56ft)
Tiled wall and floors, large glass and chrome corner shower enclosure incorporating chrome shower mixer, w.c., pedestal sink, inset bath with tiled surround, glass shelf, ceiling light, glass medicine cabinet, heated chrome towel rail, extractor fan, bidet.
Dual double gate, driveway complete with stocked flower beds including mature trees and hedging, side access to rear. Garage, two storage sheds.
Private garden, manicured lawn, patio sun terrace, courtyard seating area complete with fountain. Well stocked raised flower beds, specimen trees, original sun dial.
FeaturesEdwardian five bedroom detached family home extending to 390 sq.m/4,197 sq.ft.
Restored and extended in 2003 by the current owners
Re -wired and re -plumbed in 2003
Re- roofed 2003
Feature Victorian fireplace
Many Edwardian feature throughout including a picturesque Turret
Feature Tylo Sauna
Dual electric gate access with off street parking
Large richly planted rear garden
Gas-fired central heating
Clever use of glazing throughout
Solid wood handcrafted kitchen
Close to a host of superb transport links including Glasthule/Sandycove Dart station, Aircoach and Bus
Excellent schools both public and private including The Harold school, Loreto Abbey Dalkey, Rathdown College and St. Joseph of Cluny
BER DetailsBER: D2 BER No.104488275 Energy Performance Indicator:274.22 kWh/m²/yr
DirectionsComing from Dun Laoghaire pass by The Peoples Park and continue along Summerhill Road.
Continue along through Glasthule village until you come to Fitzgerald Pub, turn right at the pub and left at the traffic lights onto Elton Park. Continue along until near the end of Elton Park and Ardlea will be on your left hand side.
Viewing DetailsStrictly by appointment through Hunters Estate Agent Dalkey on 01 275 1640 or email: email@example.com