DescriptionThe sale of Garryhoe represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire one of the finest homes to come to the market in the Dundrum area in recent years. Enjoying a prominent position on the sunny side of this most prestigious road the property offers breath taking accommodation over three levels, superbly presented and finished to the highest of standards throughout. Designed by renowned architect Paul Brazil and constructed in 2003 the property offers every conceivable requirement for even the most discerning of purchasers throughout its stunning light filled abundantly spacious 440 sqm (4736 sq.ft) accommodation.
On approaching Garryhoe one is greeted by an impressive pillared entrance with remote iron gates which leads to a parking area to the front overlooking a courtyard area at lower level. The impressive symmetrical form design of the exterior combined with the fan light window and portico entrance approach via granite steps creates a timeless classical maturity to this property which belies its modern construction. On entering the hallway one is greeted by a beautiful curved detailed sweeping handmade staircase leading to the upper and lower levels. At this level a majestic drawing room overlooks the rear garden interconnecting with an entertainment area with double doors to a terrace area and double doors leading to a formal dining room. The accommodation at this level is completed with a further reception room to the front which could also be used as a bedroom and a guest cloakroom. At garden level there is a separate entrance to the front making it ideal for self contained au pair apartment or home office if required. To the rear at this level a delightful garden room overlooking the rear and connects the superb John Daly kitchen/breakfast room and the elegantly proportioned living room which also has direct access to the sunny south west facing garden. At this level there is a family room, utility room, pantry and shower room. At first floor level a gallery landing with double height glazed apex roof overhead overlooks the accommodation below. There are four bedrooms at this level including the superb master bedroom suite with en suite, walk in wardrobe with study area and a bedroom with views towards Dargan Bridge and beyond. There is also a family bathroom and utility/laundry room at this level.
The location of Garryhoe simply could not be better. Sydenham Road is widely regarded as one of South Dublin's finest roads situated just off Taney Road only minutes' walk from Dundrum Town Centre and Village two LUAS stations at Balally and Dundrum (5 minutes walk from Dundrum Luas station and 14 minutes on the luas to St Stephens Green). The local area hosts several excellent primary and secondary schools and is within a ten-minute drive of University College Dublin and Mount Anville School and Wesley College are both in walking distance. Dublin international airport is easy accessed via the nearby m50 motorway and St. Stephens Green is within a twenty-minute drive. The are numerous bus corridors in close proximity and the 175 goes directly to UCD. It is also within easy reach of all the amenities of the Ranelagh, Donnybrook, Ballsbridge and Blackrock. The shopping centres at Stillorgan and Beacon South Quarter are also conveniently nearby. For outdoor enthusiasts, nearby amenities include Marley Park Urban Trail. Ticknock Hill and many Dublin Mountain walks are a short drive away. Airfield Estate and gardens are only a few minutes' walk from this property and is a horticulture and food mecca and truly Dundrum's hidden gem. A 38 acre urban farm with beautiful gardens and grounds, café and restaurant offers the perfect spot for a coffee with friends or a relaxing walk. Movies@Dundrum Cinema and The Mill Theatre are a short stroll away for entertainment and the number of dining options are ever growing. P Macs and Cooke's Restaurant above Harvey Nichols are in walking distance for wining and dining. Every taste is catered for from The Port House Iberico offers a range of tapas, Siam Thai, Jamie's Italian and many more. The Candlelight bar, Dundrum's first cocktail emporium and piano bar is a must too. More exciting dining experiences is to come in Dundrum with more development in the horizon at Pembroke Square, including Fallon and Byrne and many more. Medical facilities in the area include VHI Swift Care and the Beacon Hospital, Sandyford.
RoomsGARDEN LEVEL: -
Hall: - 0.10m x 1.75m
with entrance door to front, tiled floor and double doors opening to
Inner Hallway: - 6.75m x 5.50m
with dramatic sweeping staircase leading to upper and lower levels, hardwood floor, coving, recessed lighting, and window overlooking garden to front.
Cloakroom: - 2.25m x 3.85m
with WC, WHB, recessed lighting and coving.
Living Room: - 7.90m x 5.20m
with magnificent sandstone fireplace with Spanish basket and slate hearth inset and hearth with magnificent bay window overlooking garden to rear with views towards Dublin City Centre.
Entertainment Room: - 4.30m x 3.25m
with double doors opening to veranda/balcony area.
Dining Room: - 5.26m x 4.55m
with large picture window overlooking garden to rear and magnificent white marble fireplace with hearth and surround.
Study/Bedroom 5: - 5.30m x 3.85m
with recessed lighting, coving and two windows overlooking grounds to front.
FIRST FLOOR: -
Landing: - 0.45m x 4.10m
with dramatic vaulted ceiling overhead with six windows and gallery style landing overlooking hallway below.
Master Bedroom Suite: -
Bedroom: - 4.50m x 5.20m
with window overlooking garden to rear.
Walk in Wardrobe Area/Study: - 4.20m x 4.25m
with dressing table, built in wardrobes and storage units.
En Suite: - 3.50m x 3.55m
with free standing bath, WC, WHB and double walk in shower with glazed wall, heated towel rail, tiled floor and walls.
Bedroom 2: - 4.00m x 3.00m
with feature half moon window overlooking the rear garden and with views across Dublin City and beyond.
Bedroom 3: - 4.60m x 5.35m
with built in wardrobes and large picture window with views across Dublin City.
Bedroom 4: - 3.25m x 4.00m
with feature half moon shaped window overlooking Sydenham Road onto Taney Church with built in wardrobe.
Laundry Room: - 4.00m x 1.50m
with built in storage units and plumbing for washing machine and dyer.
Family Bathroom: - 4.30m x 2.25m
with magnificent free-standing bath with mixer tap, separate double sized shower unit, WC, WHB, tiled floor, part tiled walls and heated rail.
GROUND FLOOR: -
Entrance: - 1.50m x 3.25m
with door to garden to front and door to inner hallway.
Shower Room: - 0.45m x 1.90m
with shower, WC, WHB, tiled floor and part tiled wall.
Lounge: - 3.95m x 5.20m
with hardwood floor and two windows overlooking garden to front.
Inner Hallway: - 3.00m x 4.00m
with door to hot press/airing cupboard and door to storage cupboard, staircase to upper level and door to
Guest WC: - 1.55m x 3.35m
with WC, WHB and tiled floor.
Office: - 4.75m x 4.00m
with tiled floor and double door opening out to magnificent rear garden, double doors leading to
Garden Room: - 5.25m x 4.70m
with fireplace with stove and double doors opening to rear garden, magnificent hard wood flooring, recessed lighting, and coving.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: - 7.90m x 4.85m
with magnificent traditional style fitted kitchen by John Daly with central island area, granite worktops, built in Aga, bay window and seating area overlooking garden to rear, ample shelving storage cupboards, provision for integrated appliances and intricate attention to detail rarely seen. Door to
Storeroom/Pantry: - 1.75m x 3.50m
with fitted storage cupboards with door to
Utility Room: - 2.50m x 3.75m
with plumbing for washing machine and dyer, sink unit, excellent storage presses and built in units and window overlooking garden to front.
FeaturesMagnificent family residence designed by Paul Brazil.
Dramatic light filled accommodation over three levels.
Beautiful south facing rear garden.
Six reception rooms.
Stunning bespoke John Daly kitchen.
Master bedroom with en suite and walk in wardrobe/dressing area.
Five bathrooms all by Villeroy and Bosch.
Wired for sound system, centralised hoover system.
OutsideThe property occupies a prominent setting on the prestigious Sydenham Road and the grounds are a most important feature. Approached by an electric iron remote control pillar to entrance gates there is excellent gravel parking to the front of the property with parking for four vehicles bordered by mature hedgerow and shrubs with intricate rail detailing surrounding access to lower level with pedestrian access to the side of the property. To the front at lower level there is also a paved courtyard/patio area. The rear garden enjoys a sunny southerly aspect and extends to approximately 11m x 17.5m with paved stone patio area decked patio area and beautiful level lawn garden boarded by wall rear garden overlooked by veranda area accessed from entertainment room.