Dunross is a very fine detached three storey family home set back off Barnhill Road behind old granite walls and electronic timber gates; enjoying the utmost in privacy, seclusion and sea views. An utterly charming exterior disguises the substantial and generously proportioned accommodation laid out over three levels. What was once a modest 1930's house is now a tastefully extended home which enjoys a deceptively spacious floor area of 335 sq.m. that will appeal to any growing family.
When the current owner added the entertainment area 12 years ago he wanted something that was more dramatic than the traditional extension ideas being offered by Architects. He turned to Rob Jacob of JLS Design in Kinsale. Rob's background is in design of super yachts, originally alongside Ron Holland and now with the JLS team. Rob designed the double height room to the front in an unusual vaulted shape which brings out the three dimensional thinking of a boat designer.
The accommodation briefly comprises of entrance hall, large double height entertainment room, interconnecting dining, drawing and library, super Pogenpohl kitchen, utility and guest w.c. at hall level. Upstairs there are four very large double bedrooms, three of which are en-suite, and a family bathroom. The two bedrooms to the rear have large picture windows and enjoy stunning sea views over Dublin Bay to Howth and beyond. At lower garden level there is a beautifully appointed family room and home gym. There are three very useful basement storage areas. An annexe to the side accommodates a comfortable home office.
Set back behind high granite walls and timber electronic gates on approx. 1/4 acre of gardens, Dunross enjoys the utmost in privacy; possibly the most discr ...