The enchanting castellated facade of Castleton provides one of Sandymount's most instantly recognisable landmarks, ideally located in the heart of Sandymount Village and close to Sandymount Strand but still offering a true example of rus in urbe standing on a prime southerly site of 0.37 acres. The grounds offer total seclusion and privacy, ideal for 'al fresco' dining or just a safe place for children to play. There is also off street car parking behind electronic gates.
Punctuated by original sash windows and crowned by battlements, the faÃ§ade of this charming period property affords just a hint of the quite exceptional residence which lies within. However, nothing can adequately prepare the visitor for the enchantment which unfolds upon entering this property through the gothic arched doorway which leads directly into a secluded courtyard. This secluded area instantly evokes memories of â€œThe Secret Gardenâ€ with its tinkling fountain and mature trees.
From here, an elegant porch provides a suitably grand entrance to this unique property which wraps around three sides of the private courtyard so that every room is flooded with natural light. The gracious dining room to the left of the entrance hall retains its original fireplace and cornicing while windows on three sides provide views of Sandymount Green, the leafy side garden and the internal courtyard. A second doorway leads in turn to the spacious kitchen/breakfast room which benefits from three floor to ceiling windows overlooking the rear garden. A large kitchen island provides a focal point to this room which would be perfect for less formal entertaining. A small utility is accessed from the kitchen. Also, lying off the hall is an attractive booklined library w ...