DescriptionCova Nua is an instantly appealing architect designed detached family home enjoying a most unique, rural like setting in Porterstown, opposite Luttrellstown Golf & Country Club. This home nestles amidst c.1.4 acres of mature tree lined grounds, which ensures a magnificent outlook and guarantees unrivalled privacy. There is enormous potential to extend and personalise subject to planning permission. This property is enviably situated on Rugged Lane which leads down to the Strawberry Beds (special amenity area) yet is conveniently located within close proximity to Castleknock Village, Carpenterstown, Lucan Village and a number of schools including Mount Sackville School & Castleknock College. Cova Nua is therefore bound to appeal to those seeking the best of both worlds.
A gated entrance leads to a tree lined driveway providing the perfect entrance to this impressive home. Situated on approx. 1.4 acres of landscaped lawns and gardens It's privacy and maturity are notable. The home boasts a distinctly unique design which creates a very impressive and enticing first impression. Internally the main door opens to a small porch which opens into an exceptionally bright entrance hallway to reveal a home with a bright and distinctly airy feel given the c.5m high ceilings. The hallway is split level and stairs leads up to an impressive living room with vaulted ceilings, open fireplace and access to a covered veranda which takes in great views of the grounds and looks towards Luttrellstown Golf Club. Off the main hallway and going down the steps into the second reception room which is a cosy family room with open fireplace. This room interconnects with kitchen/breakfast room and there is also a handy utility room and a shower room. Back up to the hallway you can access the hallway leading to the 4 bedrooms and family bathroom and a third reception room that could be used as a 5th bedroom. The overall result is a comfortable family home that is spacious and bright and provides the perfect balance of functionality and tasteful sophistication. Set on a private and mature site of c.1.4 acre with generous accommodation of approximately 168 sq m (1,808 sq ft).
Cova Nua is situated beyond Castleknock Golf & Country Club, off Porterstown Road on Rugged Lane, opposite the magnificent 560 acre estate of the historic Luttrellstown Castle which also boasts a 5 star golf and country club. The maturity of its setting, combined with exudes a truly rural feel, yet it is situated within a convenient 5/6 minutes' drive of Castleknock College, Mount Sackville and Castleknock Village which makes for an unrivalled place to call home. Porterstown Park is just next door should you wish to walk or jog the 4km path which further enhances the backdrop of this family home. There is also easy access to the Phoenix Park, M50, Lucan Village the City Centre, and Dublin Airport. The setting is magnificent and cannot be emphasised enough especially given its location only c.8km from Dublin's City Centre.
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AccommodationEntrance Porch 1.5m x 1.1m. With tiled flooring
Entrance Hall 4.33m x 3.62m. Bright and airy entrance hall with impressive c5.5m high ceilings, split level with feature hardwood staircase to living room and steps down to family room and kitchen. Tiled flooring.
Drawing Room 7.70m x 6.78m. A feature of this property is the L-shaped living room with c.4m high ceilings with pine cladding. Feature solid fuel Open fireplace with brick inlay. Door leads to the balcony.
Balcony 6.8m x 2.14m. Decked veranda with great views across the grounds and towards Luttrellstown Golf Club.
Living Room 4.3m x 4.18m. Cosy family room with feature open fireplace with brick inlay and timber mantle. Semi solid Oak timber flooring.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 5.13m x 2.3m. The kitchen contains a Fully fitted maple ’Shaker’ kitchen with good selection of floor and eye level presses. Integrated fridge/freezer, oven, grill, hob and extractor fan. Tiled flooring and splash back, recessed lighting. Open plane to seated/dining area with semi solid Oak timber flooring and double doors lead to garden/patio area.
Utility Room 2.48m x 1.4m. Rear lobby/utility, plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher, fitted work counter. Door to rear garden, tiled flooring.
Shower Room 2.5m x 0.8m. With shower, wc and wash hand basin, tiled floor and partly tiled walls.
Hallway to bedrooms 4.4m x 1m. With skylight.
Bedroom One 4.4m x 3.34m. Large double bedroom to the front of the house with feature high ceilings and wall to wall fitted wardrobes. T&G timber flooring.
Bedroom Two 3.35m x 2.7m. Double bedroom to the front of the house with feature high ceilings and built-in wardrobe. T&G timber flooring.
Bedroom Three 3.35m x 2.74m. Double bedroom to the rear of the house with feature high ceilings and built-in wardrobe. T&G timber flooring. Door to 5th bedroom/extra reception room.
Bedroom Four 2.39m x 2.31m. Single bedroom to the rear of the house with feature high ceilings and built in wardrobe. T&G timber flooring.
Bedroom 5/Reception room 4.5m x 2.8m. Converted garage room could be used as an extra bedroom, reception room or home office.
Bathroom 2.3m x 1.9m. Comprises of bath, wc, wash hand basin and heated towel rail. Hotpress and access hatch to attic space.
FeaturesMagnificent secluded property on c.1.5 acre of private grounds
Situated overlooking Luttrellstown Golf Club
Affording excellent privacy and potential subject to Planing Permisson.
Oil fired central heating.
BER DetailsBER: F
BER No: 105715528
Performance Indicator: 447.53 (kWh/m2/yr)
DirectionsComing from City Centre through the Phoenix Park, exit at the Castleknock Gates, proceed up to the village and at Myos Pub turn left, at the next traffic lights at Castleknock College, turn right, at the next lights, vere left, follow the road down past the new Castleknock Hotel, continue on down past Porterstown Church, take the next left turn just before the walls of Lutrellstown Estate. Cova Nua is the second house on the left handside
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Castleknock on 01 820 1800