€2,975,000 arrow_downward €-625,000 on 7th Sep 16
An outstanding and truly distinctive detached Victorian residence constructed circa 1888, occupying an elevated position on approximately 0.30 of an acre with wonderful views over Booterstown Nature Reserve, the Irish Sea and Howth Head.
Once the private residence of John McCormack, the famous Irish Tenor and Count of the Papal Court; this important residence is a wonderful family home offering generous well-proportioned accommodation of approximately 500 sqm (5,382 sqft). Internally this beautiful family home enjoys a wonderful sense of balance between reception accommodation and bedroom accommodation.
A flight of steps leads to the impressive hall door. Upon entering there is a magnificent reception hall with a feature glazed atrium overhead affording maximum levels of natural light. At this level the main reception rooms enjoy elegant proportions as fine as you will find in any private residence.
The drawing room and dining room are located to the front of Glena and both have the benefit of large picture windows maximising the pleasant coastal view. The dining room has a feature curved window which is a distinctive aspect of the front of the property. Off the drawing room there is a peaceful oratory with beautiful stained glass windows and a decorative marble surround. On the hall floor there are four large bedrooms, the master bedroom is a particular feature, again this room has a large glazed atrium overhead affording maximum levels of natural light; off this room there is a well-appointed en suite. Three of the four bedrooms at this level are en suite.
A gentle flight of stairs leads from the reception hall to the garden level where there is comfortable family living space. There is a contemporar ...