DescriptionClifton Lodge is an exceptional property nestled in its own grounds of 0.3 acres approx. with stunning sea views from every angle, situated in an equally unique location at the entrance to the Shankill beach just one-minute walk away.
An open plan 40ft long room in the heart of this home, completely rebuilt and extended by the current owners in 2009; a home of this pedigree is rare. With flexible living accommodation throughout the entrance hall welcomes one in under an open porch off which is a home office or third bedroom with garden views and a contemporary shower room. The open plan living/kitchen/dining space is filled with the character of the original building the foot thick walls with recessed shelving, a solid fuel stove, two oven AGA, high ceilings and glazing looking over beautiful views of the sea as well as the southerly aspect of the private garden. There is a large second reception room that brings the outdoors in with vaulted ceilings, fireplace and window seat overlooking the garden. A good size utility space completes the accommodation on the ground floor.
Upstairs there are two large double bedrooms that both have wonderful sea and garden views and en suites.
The gardens are surrounded by granite walls and mature trees, this oasis of calm has been lovingly tended to by the current owner and has been laid out to take full advantage of the sun and sea views. Mainly laid with lawn with lush well stocked boarders that include flowers such as camellias, rhododendrons, hydrangea, jasmine, Paeonia, astilbe, roses, iris, California poppy lilies, agapanthus and many more. There is a herb garden, fruits trees - apple, plumb and pear and raised vegetable beds. The Indian sandstone patio area that soaks up the south facing sun. In the centre of the garden is a summer house that could be renovated to provide for a secondary office space and is currently wired with electricity and underfloor heating. There is also a good quality garden shed beyond which lies a potting area and garden storage yard.
Off street is provided for to the front of the property behind large double Canadian Cedar gates.
AccommodationEntrance Hall A wide and welcoming hall entered through and an open porch. Features include bamboo flooring, fitted storage and seating area. Double doors lead through to...
Study/Bedroom 3 Currently used as a home office with bamboo wood flooring, bespoke fitted shelving and dual aspect windows with southerly aspect looking over the lush well planted gardens. This room easily converts to a third bedroom. There is Stira folding ladder access to the first of the generous attic spaces.
Shower Room A contemporary fully tiled suite with w.c., w.h.b. and large hidden shower unit.
Living/Dining Space This large open plan space is part of the original structure of this property with foot thick walls and sliding doors leading to the sunny gardens. The living room has extensive recessed bookshelves surrounding a granite surrounds a cast iron wood burning fireplace insert from the Norwegian company called Jotul. The dining area has space for a large family dining table, recessed shelving and under stairs storage. This space leads through to...
Kitchen The heart of this home, a U-shaped grey inframe shaker style kitchen topped with white quartz counter tops. The large picture window draws you in to the room towards the magnificent view straight out to sea. Further enhanced by the black two oven AGA and large island with breakfast bar. There are top of the line Siemens gas hob, oven and dishwasher and room for an American style fridge/freezer.
Utility Room Incorporating a tiled floor, wall mounted floor and wall units with stainless steel sink, recessed shelving. Access to room with Hot water cylinder, pressurised water system and new gas central heating boiler (installed 2019). There is a door that leads to a courtyard to the rear of the property and down the gated side access.
Sitting Room A spacious light filled sitting with vaulted ceiling overlooking the garden, large bay window facing south with window seat and large sliding doors facing west opening to the patio. A lovely light filled space centred around a gas effect fire.
Landing A bright landing with Velux roof light and Stira foldaway stairs gives access to large attic space.
Bedroom 2 A bright dual aspect double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, dressing table and bamboo flooring. There are peaceful sea and garden views.
Ensuite A shower room with tiled corner shower, tiled floor w.c. and w.h.b.
Bedroom 1 A stunning master suite, this dual aspect room has picture perfect sea views from every angle. A large double room that is wired with audio file 79 strand speaker cable for surround sound with extensive his and hers fitted wardrobes. A door leads through to...
Ensuite A luxurious suite with tiled floor and tiled walls, double length shower with frameless glass surround, large vanity with w.h.b, w.c. and contemporary free-standing bath where one can enjoy sea views while relaxing.
- New boiler for GFCH
- Wired for surround sound
- Telephone and TV points in 5 locations
- Broadband available
- German solid hardwood windows with double glazing and double locking systems.
- Heat recovery ventilation
- Solar panels
- Audio file 79 strand cable speaker through house from living room to sitting room and master bedroom.
- Sea views
- Private sunny gardens
- Beach location
- Flexible living accommodation
- Potential to extend should ones needs require
- Close to good transport links
- Surrounding area zoned 'F' for area of natural beauty
BER DetailsBER: B3
BER No: 113571582
Performance Indicator: 145.81 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Bray on 01 286 6630