DescriptionFlynn & Associates proudly welcome 'Grace Dieu Lodge' to the open market for sale. This striking large detached home is nestled into expansive grounds of c.1.4 acres, bordered by a mature line of indigenous trees and hedges, all complimented by immaculately maintained lawns, wild meadow, grazing paddock, flower beds, raised vegetable beds and patios. The picture perfect scenery and setting truly befit this elegant country home, positioned to make the most of the charming views, light and overall balance.
This well-proportioned home extends to c. 221 sq m / 2378 sq ft in size with a family friendly layout and a welcoming design suitable for any family dynamic. This country home is filled with light throughout the day with nearly all rooms enjoying multiple aspects allowing you to follow the sun all day. The accommodation comprises of a large entrance hallway with a guest WC off, this wall panelled reception space sets the tone for the house with its vaulted ceilings and light filled aesthetic. To the southern end of the property, there is a warm inviting open plan kitchen/living space, with oil fired Stanley range, where one can spend the day overlooking the gardens and watching birds pass by. There is a sunny study just off the kitchen. Across the hallway there is a formal sitting room with a focal point in its open fire place. To the rear of the sitting room is a library or dining room, also suitable as a fourth bedroom and has been used as such in the past. Off the kitchen, a large utility room adds additional storage and functionality. The first floor comprises three exceptional bedrooms all with en-suite. The master is a truly special room which benefits from a cosy reading nook and views across to the Dublin mountains and Dublin Airport.
Outside the home benefits from a large detached garage, a studio in the orchard which is suitable for a work from home space, also a two bedroom chalet in the wild meadow. To the rear a ¼ acre paddock which has been recently post and railed is suitable for a variety of uses including hobby farming, equestrian or pets. The stunning gardens, rockeries and sweeping driveway must be seen to be fully appreciated.
The historic townland of Grace Dieu in North County Dublin is quite a special place. It dates back to 1190 when an Augustinian Nunnery was founded as a centre of education and excellence for women. Grace Dieu Lodge. Grace Dieu is just minutes from the major transport networks such as Dublin International Airport c.13km and c.8km from the M50 Motorway.
Ballyboughal village is known for its strong community spirit, and history of traditional music and set-dancing. There is a lovely cafe, hairdresser, general store, quaint pub, school and church. For nature and activity enthusiasts, there are loop walks and cycles, a number of golf courses and the beautiful beach at Donabate, and the parkland at Newbridge Demesne, all within easy reach. Public transport is via a regular train service from Donabate village, and a direct bus service to the city and to the airport from nearby Applewood village, Swords.
AccommodationEntrance Hall - 4.44m (14'7") x 2.08m (6'10")
Tiled flooring, Alarm panel, wall mounted radiator, Wall panelling throughout.
Whb with unit, Wc. Tiled flooring
Living Room - 3.09m (10'2") x 6.01m (19'9")
Coving, feature fire place with marble hearth and wooden surround, double doors to library
Library - 3.85m (12'8") x 3.09m (10'2")
Coving, built in desk and shelving, double doors to garden patio
Kitchen/ Dining Room - 8.45m (27'9") x 3.75m (12'4")
Coving, Fully fitted kitchen, matching base and eye level units, tiled splashback, integrated cooker and hob, space for dishwasher, tiled floor, spotlights and sliding doors to back garden
Utility Room - 3.55m (11'8") x 2.2m (7'3")
Built in shelving unit, plumbed for washing machine, fridge freezer.
Study - 3.07m (10'1") x 3.09m (10'2")
Coving, laminate wood floor
Landing - 1.05m (3'5") x 4.1m (13'5")
Coving, wood panelling on walls, carpet. Access to attic via Stira
Bedroom 1 - 3.09m (10'2") x 7.04m (23'1")
Coving, laminate wood flooring, built in window bench, built in wardrobe and storage press
Shower with corner base unit, rain shower head and tiled splashback, wash hand basin with integrated vanity unit, WC, heated towel rail, wooden floor
Bedroom 2 - 3.09m (10'2") x 3.75m (12'4")
Coving, laminate wood floor
En- Suite - 3.03m (9'11") x 2.65m (8'8")
Shower with corner base unit, rain shower head and tiled splashback, wash hand basin with integrated vanity unit and mirror, WC, wooden flooring, built in storage unit.
Bedroom 3 - 3.09m (10'2") x 3.05m (10'0")
Coving, laminate wood floor, built in wardrobes
En- Suite - 3.03m (9'11") x 2.75m (9'0")
Shower with corner base unit, rain shower head and tiled splashback, wash hand basin with integrated vanity unit and mirror, bath, WC, wooden flooring
Built in shelves
- Large 3 / 4 bedroom detached home set on a private site
- ¼ Acre paddock to rear included
- Windows are A rated uPVC double glazed in rosewood Georgian design
- Oil-fired Stanley in the kitchen - connected to a separate oil boiler and a three-zone heating syste
- High quality efficient water heating system
- A home office in the orchard has been converted to a guest studio
- Close proximity to major transport links
- Private country living
- 1st floor bedrooms and bathrooms are covered in Earthwerks a luxury grade vinyl plank flooring
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