DescriptionBalinascorney House on 65 acres of parkland and woodland. A tastefully refurbished and extended period house set amidst idyllic surrounds.
This most desirable property offers a discerning purchaser a truly premier private family home.
The property was originally known as Dillon Lodge, and was built as a shooting lodge for the Dillon’s of Belgard. The house is of exceptional historical importance as Robert Emmet and a band of his followers stayed here while on the run following the rebellion of 1803. The property was built around 1800 as a five-bay house, with single-bay additions made to each end of the house around 1840.
The extensive renovation and restoration works embrace the best of the original structure and enhance the home with its striking contemporary extension. The new and the old expertly designed to create what can only be described as a magical home suitable for modern living. The property extends to over some 700 sq.mtrs. In all, the accommodation between the original house and the new house includes, 7 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, formal dining room, formal living room, two kitchens, family room, snooker room, art room, Indoor pool, gym / reception area, and lift.
The floor to ceiling windows used throughout the property guarantee ample natural light, and the well planned layout ensures all principal living spaces and bedrooms enjoy the panoramic woodland views.
There are a range of outbuildings including a fine stone built lofted barn which has been carefully restored .
The gardens & large estate surrounding the property are truly magnificent and include a lengthy drive way, picturesque bridge & stream. An abundance of wildlife and birds in a tranquil and natural habitat. A truly enchanting property.
Whilst the property is located in the serenity of the Dublin Mountains, there is a host of local amenities close by, including the local villages of Terenure, Templeogue, Rathfarnham & Tallaght, Tallaght Hospital, the Institute of Technology, The Square Shopping Centre, numerous restaurants, pubs, local shops, restaurants, churches and sporting facilities. ”Ballinascorney house” is within close proximity, to Ballinascorney Golf Club, promoted on line as “Ireland's most friendliest Golf Club” which was redeveloped in 2011.
The M50 Motorway is a short drive from the property (approx. 10 minutes), which gives you convenient access to all main principal routes and easy access into & out of Dublin City Centre.
AccommodationNew build house.
Entrance hallway: Fully tiled marble floor, sweeping staircase to first floor level accommodation. Lift, guest w.c, living room & dining room off.
Plush marble tiled stair case leading down to the pool complex and recreational area. Access to the original house by way of floor to ceiling glazed corridor.
Formal dining room: Stunning parquet solid walnut wood floors, feature fireplace with open fire, floor to ceiling glazing, access to outside area. Built in surround sound.
Living room: Solid walnut wood floors, feature fireplace with wood burner stove, floor to ceiling glazing, access to terrace. Built in surround sound.
Kitchen: Tiled floor, contemporary wall & floor units with polished quartz work top. Centre island unit, 5 ring induction Hob (Neff), integrated Neff appliances to include; microwave, cooker, fridge, separate freezer & dishwasher. Feature dropped ceiling with lighting. Floor to ceiling glazing, double door access to gardens.
Guest w.c: Superior wall & floor tiling, contemporary sanitary ware, with floating wash hand basin & vanity surround.
Lift access to lower floor pool area and first floor accommodation.
Sweeping stair case with marble tiling and ornate wrought iron banister to first floor accommodation.
First floor return to stairs: Floor to ceiling glazing with relaxation area and panoramic views of woods & mountains.
Landing area: Tiled floor with feature glass inserts, Velux windows, feature glass dome fitting, boiler room / control room off.
Master bedroom: Solid walnut wood floors, Spot light fittings, his & hers walk in dressing areas, built in surround sound, wrap around floor to ceiling glazing with panoramic views.
En suite : Floor to ceiling tiling, Jacuzzi bath, contemporary sanitary ware with floating wash hand basin, wet room area, spot light fittings, built in surround sound.
Bedroom 2: Wood floors, built in wardrobes & spot light fittings.
En suite: Mosaic tile detail, large shower cubicle, spot light fittings & contemporary sanitary ware with floating wash hand basin.
Studio/study: Floor to ceiling glazing, built in kitchenette and wall units, wood floors.
Billiard / Snooker room: Wood floors, spot light fittings & surround sound. Bathroom off.
Bathroom: Mosaic tile detail, double shower, and contemporary sanitary ware with floating wash hand basin. Spot light fittings.
Lower Level: Tiled staircase with built in LED spots leading to Pool complex.
Pool area: Heated pool with ornate light fittings and contemporary ceiling finish, Plant room with heating and filtration equipment. Dividing glass wall to gym/ games room.
Gym: Wood floors, access too rear gardens, shower/changing room area off.
Bathroom: Fully tiled, walk in shower area, contemporary sanitary ware with floating wash hand basin.
Access from the main house to the original house by way of a corridor. Floor to ceiling glazing and tiled floor.
Entrance /hall: Own door entrance, tiled floor, floor to ceiling glazing, alarm, recessed storage area, spot light fittings, guest w. c. & kitchen off. Floating contemporary staircase leading to first floor accommodation.
Guest w.c. Fully tiled, contemporary sanitary ware with floating wash hand basin and vanity surround, heated towel rail and spot light fittings.
Kitchen: Tiled floor, contemporary wall & floor units with wine rack and pull out larder, polished quartz counter top. 5 ring induction hob (Neff), integrated Neff appliances to include dishwasher, cooker, microwave & fridge freezer.
Sliding doors to utility area, ample storage and plumbed for washing machine and dryer.
Living / dining room: Tiled floor, spot light fittings, built in surround sound, Wood burner stove, feature fireplace with open fire, sash windows door access to front gardens, door access to courtyard to rear. Video intercom system access to additional hallway with Second Contemporary floating staircase leading to first floor accommodation.
Study / family room: Tiled floor, built in wall units, spot light fittings and built in surround sound.
First Floor Accommodation:
Bedroom 1: Wood floors, built in wardrobes, spot light fittings, built in surround sound. Feature sash windows.
En suite: Mosaic tile detail, large shower / wet area, contemporary sanitary, floating wash hand basin & heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2: wood floors, built in wardrobes, spot light fittings, feature sash window.
En suite: Mosaic tile detail, contemporary sanitary ware with floating wash hand basin and vanity surround, heated towel rail and spot light fittings. Large shower area.
Bedroom 3: Wood floors, spot light fittings and built in wardrobes.
En suite: Mosaic tile detail, heated towel rail, double shower, contemporary sanitary ware, floating wash hand basin.
Bedroom 4: Wood floors, sash windows, built in wardrobes, spot light fittings.
En suite: Mosaic tile detail, contemporary sanitary ware with floating wash hand basin, shower cubicle.
Bedroom 5: Wood floors, sash windows, built in wardrobes & spot light fittings.
En suite: Mosaic tile detail, bath with shower facility, heated towel rail, ornate floating wash hand basin, sash window, built in surround sound,
Outside : - Detached refurbished and restored sheds ; ideal for stables or offices, original out houses, Elegant bridge, running stream with pond area, abundance of mature trees and shrubs. Car parking to the front & rear of the property. Large courtyard area to the front of the original house.
FeaturesUpon entering the property the driveway sets an immediate peaceful tone as it extends along the well maintained tree stands and sweeps on down towards and across the picturesque bridge, stream and rock pool. Winding around and upwards to the forecourt of the House with its raised grounds laid out in lawns, interspersed with shrubbery and a variety of carefully chosen trees.
The driveway follows onwards to a walled courtyard . There is a large restored lofted stone barn and a range of outbuildings
Set discreetly on 65 acres of woodland and parkland.
1,000 m2 of accommodation which includes swimming pool and gym..
Imposing reception hall.
Formal living and dining rooms.
7 double bedrooms.
Indoor swimming pool and gymnasium.
Well planned space providing maximum natural light and open views.
Open fireplaces and wood burner stoves.
Electronically controlled entrance, video intercom and security alarm.
In close proximity to M50 providing swift access to Dublin Airport and all major arterial routes.
DirectionsEircode D24 P961.
From the M50, take exit 12 Knocklyon). Proceed onto Killinniny Road, Take Left turn at the Old Bawn Centre. Onto R 114 and proceed straight for approx 5 minutes. Pass St Annes Church & Footee Golf centre.. The property is located on the left hand side, (white wrought iron gates).
Viewing DetailsStrictly by prior appointment only.