DescriptionFir Lodge is a most attractive detached bungalow residence, dating back to circa 1940`s and is on c..242 ha (0.6 acres) of lovely mature gardens and grounds with a tree lined driveway leading to the bungalow and to garage/barn with a converted loft/mezzanine floor. The graciously proportioned residence extends to approximately 155sqm (1,6681sqft). The part converted barn also adds 62sqm (667sqft) on the ground floor and upstairs. The bungalow has been very well maintained and added to over the years, yet still retains many of its original features such as open fireplaces, high ceilings with decorative cornicing, centre rose and Sash windows. The accommodation briefly comprises of an open entrance porch leading to main hall, inner hall, living room, dining room, family room, conservatory, kitchen/breakfast room, 4 double bedrooms, the main bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and walk in wardrobe and the family bathroom.
The gardens and grounds are an outstanding feature of the property. The residence is approached from the road through electronically controlled gates with intercom. The gravel driveway, flanked by garden, is largely laid in lawn, with a wild garden section to the side and complimented by an abundance of mature trees and a variety of plants and shrubs. There is a large circulation space to the front and side of the bungalow, providing an abundance of vehicle parking and easy access in an out of the property. There are 2 patio areas, one to the side and one to the rear of the bungalow, to take advantage of the south and west facing aspect the gardens have to offer. There is a garage and a number of outhouses and sheds, plus a glasshouse. The gardens and grounds are totally private.
Double doors open into the ground floor (4.3m x 4.0m) of the converted barn. Wide staircase leads to the first floor (10.3m x 4.3m) with painted timber flooring boards, double glazed windows and roof lights for natural light. This area could have any number of different uses, office, games room, gym, playroom etc.
Fir lodge, while in the heart of the country, is still in a convenient residential location, only 12 miles from the city centre, 1 mile on the city side of Ballyboughal Village and close to the back of Dublin Airport. Easy access is enjoyed to the nearby towns such as Swords and Malahide, both of which house many shops, bars, restaurants and the Pavilions Shopping Centre. The village has its own shops, national school. Recreational activities such as golfing, the Christy O`Connor Jr. designed championship golf course at Roganstown is just down the road. Sailing, general water sports, equestrian and GAA sports are all catered for nearby. The surrounding area also offers many schools at primary and secondary level, with Swords a mere 8 minutes drive down the road, that coupled with easy access to the M50/M1/N1 road networks, Dublin Bus routes and Dublin Airport and the city centre,
Entrance Hall - 8.77m (28'9") x 1.96m (6'5")
Long, welcoming hallway with decorative ceiling coving, dado rails, centre rose, deep moulded skirting and carpet flooring.
Living Room - 4.25m (13'11") x 3.94m (12'11")
Dual aspect room. With open fireplace, Decorative ceiling coving and centre rose, deep moulded skirting and carpet flooring.
Dining Room - 4m (13'1") x 3.82m (12'6")
With open fireplace, feature built in dresser and wall cabinet. Decorative ceiling coving and centre rose, deep moulded skirting and original flooring boards.
Family Room - 3.77m (12'4") x 3.94m (12'11")
Brick fireplace with multi fuel stove, built in shelving, quarry tiled floor, decorative ceiling coving, dado rail, deep moulded skirting, Archway leading to the kitchen/ breakfast room. Double doors opening into the conservatory.
Conservatory - 3.77m (12'4") x 3.84m (12'7")
Large, bright south facing room with timber pitched tiled roof and tiled floor. Door to stone patio and side garden.
Kitchen/ Breakfast Room - 4.03m (13'3") x 3.47m (11'5")
Accessed from the living room and situated at the rear of the bungalow. With fitted wall and floor presses incorporating a double oven, electric hob. Tiled floor, tiled around the worktop area. Plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher. Decorative ceiling coving. Connecting door to the rear patio and rear garden.
Inner hall - 4m (13'1") x 0.95m (3'1")
With hot linen press and door to the attic which is accessed by pull down Stira stairs. Attic is insulated and partly floored for storage.
Main Bedroom - 4m (13'1") x 3.86m (12'8")
Rear. Dual aspect room with double doors leading to a walk in wardrobe with open hanging space and shelving. Stained timber flooring boards. Decorative ceiling coving. French door opening to the rear patio and garden. Connecting door to the ensuite bathroom.
Ensuite - 2.38m (7'10") x 1.08m (3'7")
Fully tiled and comprising bath with shower overhead. WC and wash hand basin. Fitted mirror and shelving. Wall mounted radiator/heated towel rail.
Bedroom - 3.61m (11'10") x 3.9m (12'10")
Good sized double bedroom with original timber flooring boards.
Bedroom - 3.61m (11'10") x 3.9m (12'10")
Good size double bedroom with original timber flooring boards.
Bedroom - 3.77m (12'4") x 2.7m (8'10")
Smaller double bedroom with wash hand basin and original timber flooring boards.
Family Bathroom - 2.37m (7'9") x 1.57m (5'2")
Fully tiled and comprising step in shower with shower door and electric Mira power shower installed. WC and wash hand basin. Fitted mirror and shelving.
- Most attractive detached bungalow residence on circa 0.6 acres of lovely private garden and grounds
- The property also offers a part converted barn to work room/office or could have many other uses
- Oil fired central heating. Solar panels also provide for some water heating
- The kitchen/breakfast room, main bedroom and ensuite, conservatory have been added.
- All the main features of the original bungalow are still in place
- Country setting, yet convenient to many amenities and facilities and the city centre
- Electronically controlled entrance gates to the property with intercom
- Inclusions: All fitted carpets, some curtains, light fittings and the integrated white goods
BER DetailsBER: D2
BER No: 106087448
Energy Performance Indicator: 282.63 kWh/m2/yr