Carlim Lodge occupies a very private location opposite the entrance to Malahide Castle and Demesne (Back Road) in an area known locally as Auburn. Standing on 1.33 acres and surrounded by mature woodland the enchanting gardens are a haven of peace and tranquility.
Situated on the corner of Streamstown Lane behind a bank of deciduous trees a pair of granite pillars and hand crafted wrought iron gates greet you at its entrance. A winding drive leads to the attractive Tudor style residence which extends to almost 3000 sq ft. Built in 1987 and subsequently extended in 1992 this charming family home has been very well cared for over the years. More recently (2010) improvements undertaken in the exterior wall insulation has resulted in the house achieving a B3 energy rating.
A bright and spacious reception hall welcomes you on arrival. The principle reception rooms are situated at opposite ends of the hall and comprise a formal living room/dining room which is split level and a cosy family/tv room. A downstairs bedroom/study adjoins the guest wc/shower room off the hall also. At the back the family kitchen is open plan to a triple aspect dining room/breakfast room and from where a spiral staircase leads to a bedroom which is ensuite. A utility room is located off the kitchen. Upstairs in the main part of the house there are four bedrooms (2 ensuite) and a family bathroom off a spacious gallery landing.
This is a garden to enjoy and experience all four seasons; drifts of bluebells and wild flowers cover the wooded boundary with specimen trees and herbaceous borders surrounding the manicured lawn. A kitchen plot hidden from view is planted with blueberries, blackcurrants, gooseberries, an abundance of apple trees and an ear ...