DescriptionSherry FitzGerald is delighted to present to the market Bodhran Cottage, a fantastic detached luxury home on approximately 0.5 acres ideally situated only a five minute drive from Swords town, but within a charming rural setting, providing the best of both worlds for those seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the urban environment without sacrificing easy access to services, shops and amenities.
The property, a beautifully redesigned passion project built to incorporate and match the design of the sites original Victorian cottage with a flair of modern practicality and chic style, comes to market in turn-key condition.
The property boasts an abundance of key features including its attractive limestone and brickwork fireplace with a solid fuel stove, the expansive multi-aspect garden, recessed lighting throughout, main bedroom with ensuite and walk-in wardrobe as well as a dual study/office with access to a fourth bedroom/study space with the potential to become a self-contained living quarters, to name but a few.
The property is fronted by a charming limestone and red-brick design, carrying forward the exterior styling as present on the original Victorian cottage, built circa 1850.
Upon entering via a custom built, arched teak door, the vaulted entrance hall leads directly to the main hallway and surrounding accommodation, featuring an inviting reading nook and a styled gothic arch at the juncture of the original structure. The living room is a bright and cosy space, well-lit through large glass panelled double doors accessing the garden deck as well as a rectangular bay window facing the garden. The living room boasts junkers solid beech variation flooring and exposed brickwork walls as well as a large furnace style fireplace with a cast iron solid fuel stove set within.
The kitchen/dining, accessible via the hallway and the living room, has a fully stone flag tiled floor, an extended counter breakfast bar, recessed lighting and integrated appliances including a microwave, an electric oven and hob with chimney style extractor, dishwasher and a built-in fridge/freezer. The kitchen/dining equally opens out into the bright and airy sunroom via a large archway.
A fantastic space offering a relaxing additional space in which to enjoy good weather and filling the kitchen with light.
The main bedroom has semi-solid wooden flooring and is complimented by a large walk-in wardrobe and a well-lit ensuite. The ensuite has a fully tiled floor and comprises walk In corner shower, wc, and wash hand basin. There are two large additional bedrooms and a third ample sized bedroom/study space as well as a spacious dual study/office to the front of the property. The dual study has raised ceilings with recessed lighting, carpet flooring and leads to the third study space and Wc via an archway.
Equally, these connected study rooms offer the potential for an easy conversion into a self-contained living space/office with its' own external entrance.
The main bathroom has a fully tiled floor, a walk-in corner shower, Wc, wash hand basin, bidet and most notably, a beautifully restored vintage Edwardian free-standing bathtub with original brass taps and pipework.
Bodhran Cottage is a warm and inviting family home, abounding in space and light and benefitting from a significant surrounding garden as well as an ideal location set back from the urban environment.
The property is a magnificent example of a country bungalow with historic roots blended with modern features and interior design, open kitchen and living spaces and a fantastic garden complete with a sweeping gravel driveway and surrounding gravel courtyard, manicured lawn and exterior garage.
Viewing by private appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Swords.
AccommodationReception Hallway 0.92m x 9.66m. Junkers solid beech variation solid wood flooring, vaulted ceiling, reading nook in original cottage entrance hall
Living Room 6.47m x 5.64m. Junkers solid beech variant flooring, recessed lighting, attractive stone and brickwork fireplace with solid fuel cast iron stove, squared bay window.
Kitchen/Dining 6.35m x 4.47m. Stone tiled floor, recessed lighting, built-in appliances including double oven, electric hob and fridge/freezer, extended counter breakfast bar
Sun Room 4.65m x 3.8m. Stone tiled floor, recessed lighting
Utility Room 1.7m x 3.4m. Stone tiled floor, built-in counters and cabinetry, door accessing rear garden
Storage Closet 1.64m x 1.62m. Storage
Bedroom 1 4.11m x 4.37m. Semi-solid wooden flooring
Walk-In Wardrobe 1.97m x 1.67m. Storage
Ensuite 1.97m x 1.89m. Fully tiled floor, walk-in corner shower, Wc, wash hand basin.
Bedroom 2 3.47m x 3.08m. Semi-solid wooden flooring, exposed red brick wall
Bedroom 3 3.47m x 3.07m. Carpet.
Bedroom/Study 1 3.47m x 2.31m. Carpet.
Bedroom/Study 2 2.42m x 2.18m. Carpet flooring, door to rear garden
Wc 2.18m x 1.1m. Comprising Wc, wash hand basin, fully tiled floor
FeaturesLarge gravel courtyard
Original victorian cottage Incorporated into redesign
Junkers solid beech variation solid wood Flooring
Entrance hall vaulted ceiling
Recessed lighting throughout
Double glazing throughout
Stylish exposed brickwork internal walls
Attractive limestone and brickwork fireplace with solid fuel stove
Large bright sun room
Integrated kitchen appliances
Main bedroom with ensuite and walk-in wardrobe
Restored free standing vintage edwardian bath in family bathroom
Large garage with teak double doors
Substantial surrounding multi aspect garden
Wooden garden decking
Custom built biocycle wastewater treatment system
Set on 0.5 acre site (approx.)
Oil fired central heating
BER DetailsBER: C3
BER No: 113602684
Performance Indicator: 214.71 kWh/m2/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Swords on 01 890 0944