Description**** REDUCED FOR QUICK SALE ****
The owner is retiring after 27 years at the helm of one of Ireland's most famous recording studios. He has found a suitable property so the price has been reduced for quick sale. This property incorporates a delightful family home, a recording studio and a rehearsal studio.
The residence is an attractive red brick bungalow standing on c.1 acre of landscaped gardens. This tranquil setting is ideally located c.2 miles from the picturesque village of Rathcoole in the scenic hills of south County Dublin. Located a short distance from the N7 & motorway network, c.30 mins to Dublin airport & city centre. A few minutes drive to The Luas tram line in Saggart Village.
This home is in show house condition, ready for the new owner to walk straight in.
The studios were professionally designed by Roger D'Arcy.
The Main Studio consists of:
Large Control Room
Three Recording Rooms
Machine Room & Stores
Sheltered Patio Area
The Control Room contains a 60 channel Audient 8024 Console and ATC SCM 300A Monitor System. Wooden equipment racks and comprehensive patch bay wrap around the producer’s position.
Beechpark’s Suite of Three Recording Rooms comprise of a 16-seater live room and two separate isolation areas with line of sight between all rooms.
The recording rooms were built to world-class specification, ensuring excellent sound isolation, not only between rooms but also from external sounds.
Each room has daylight provided by triple glazed windows.
There is a private patio area to the rear for studio guests to relax.
The Rehearsal Room is a separate building behind thestudio. Constructed in 2009 and features a 7m x 15m air conditioned Live Room which is soundproofed and acoustically treated. Inclusive of 48 XLR, video and CAT5 connections to the studio. This allows both buildings to be utilised on the same session or alternatively, they can be used as a totally self-contained buildings.
There is an isolation area & kitchen with double doors opening to the driveway for easy load access.
The Rehearsal and Studio have their own metered power supply and heating systems separate to the residence.
Built in 1973, the house was further extended in 2009. Now featuring a large open-plan kitchen / family area with French doors opening to an extensive south-facing rear garden, with superb views to acres of pasture lands and Slievethoul Forest.
The spacious kitchen is fitted with solid oak cupboards and black marble counter and island tops. Ivory textured tiles blend seamlessly with a solid oak floor, which extends into the family area where an “Erin” solid fuel stove takes centre place. The stove also serves as an additional energy source for the oil fired central heating system. This room is flooded with natural light from two glazed windows, a skylight and double patio doors.
The laundry and utility rooms are situated off the Kitchen. Access to the attic is via folding stairs.
The family area has access to the Lounge via double glass doors. The Lounge overlooks a terrace, a verdant mature garden and a wooded golf course directly across the road. New natural wool carpets throughout the lounge, hall and bedrooms add comfort and warmth.
The large master bedroom has fitted wardrobes and a spectacular view of the wooded area of the Golf Club.
The second large bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with shower, toilet & wash hand basin & has the same superb views.
Bedroom three at the rear of the house features large sliding wardrobes and and has marvelous views of the adjoining lands and the forest.
The main bathroom has travertine natural marble tiled flooring and part tiled walls and features underfloor heating, jacuzzi, power shower and cream and light beech His & Her wash hand basins.
There is a double garage to the side of the house which has the potential to build over, (planning permission has been granted however it has since lapsed). This would create up to four additional rooms (drawings available).
There is an outside toilet & wash hand basin to the rear.
Exterior & Surrounding Area
Upon entering the main gates there is parking for six cars.
There is also a separate parking area to the rear of the property, which can comfortably accommodate about ten vehicles. A gravel driveway around the house leads to the loading entrance of the rehearsal room.
Beechpark Studios and surrounding gardens occupy a plot of c. 1 acre. Located directly opposite the Beech Park Golf Club, c. 2 miles from the picturesque village of Rathcoole. The area is famous for its horse training stables and riding schools.
The area is very well serviced with shops, schools, hotels restaurants & pubs.
Flights to London
London-Dublin is the busiest route in Europe and the second busiest in the world. Dublin airport’s recent spend of €320m for modernisation of runways & terminals means it is now highly efficient and has excellent facilities for world wide travel.
Wired For Cable Television,
Oil Fired Central Heating
BER DetailsBER: C2 BER No.111467981 Energy Performance Indicator:197.34 kWh/m²/yr