DescriptionHigh Cross is a classical detached Victorian double fronted two storey over garden home of enormous charm, great character and architectural merit, with the feel of a country house in town. Superbly positioned on what is recognised as one of Dublin's most prestigious roads this is without doubt one of the finest homes on the road. It extends to approx 6000 sq.ft. / 557 sq.m and stands on exceptional south facing walled landscaped gardens of 0.80 acre approx ,which are truly an oasis of peace.
It is a warm, welcoming and stylish family home, great for entertaining and has hosted many a party and special family events. Fine original period detail characteristic of the Victorian era including exceptional mantelpieces, high ceilings, and large sash windows grace the interior. The principle reception rooms are perfect for entertaining yet extremely comfortable and cosy for every day family living and enjoy superb natural light which floods through large sash windows.
Family living rooms, a superb games room and gym provide great family space. At garden level a bespoke kitchen breakfast room and stunning conservatory are at the heart of the home opening out to the wonderful gardens. Generous bedrooms and bathrooms complete the picture.
The property was renovated in recent years to exacting standards creating a warm comfortable family home of distinction and style.
The location is first class, 5 km from St Stephens Green, right in the heart of the most sought after part of Dublin 6 with a terrific community spirit on the road. The local villages of Ranelagh, Dartry, and Donnybrook have fantastic speciality shops and great restaurants. Some of Dublin's best senior and junior schools and universities are close by including Sandford National, Sandford Park, Kildare Place, Muckross Park, Alexandra College, Gonzaga College and St Mary's College, Trinity and UCD.
Sports clubs include David Lloyd River View, Milltown Golf Club, Brookfield and Fitzwilliam tennis club. The local Luas stop is a mere stroll away at Milltown providing swift access to St Stephens Green It is within a short drive of the M50 and Dublin Airport.
This is undoubtedly a genuinely special and immensely stylish home which successfully combines period detail with enormous character. It has been a happy family home for decades to the current owners and is now ready to welcome a new family.
AccommodationEntrance Hall 9.43m x 2.30m. L shaped, double door with shutters, fanlight, polished parquet floor, cloaks cupboard. 3.58m ceiling height, coved ceiling, dado rail, radiator covers. Stunning large picture window with views over gardens. Fine staircase and arched window floods hall with light.
Drawing Room 5.60m x 4.24m. Stunning marble mantelpiece with slate hearth, large sash window with shutters, dado rail, coved ceiling and ceiling rose, radiator cover.
Dining Room 5.39m x 4.58m. Fine marble mantelpiece with slate hearth and fitted gas fire, radiator covers, coved ceiling and centre rose. Large sash window with shutters.
Sitting Room 5.40m x 4.44m. Fine marble mantelpiece with slate hearth. Large sash windows with shutters, radiator covers, coved ceiling and centre rose.
Study/Office 4.12m x 2.30m. Large sash windows with shutters. Large storage presses with louvre doors.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 7.71m x 3.77m. Sash window, tiled travertine floors. Bespoke maple fitted units with generous storage. Double larder with pull out storage. Four oven red Aga (kerosene) with Portuguese stone over mantle, extractor fan, integrated larder fridge, integrated dishwasher. Electric oven with 6 ring gas hob. Stainless steel units. Glazed display units. Dumb waiter to hall floor, dining room and sitting room. Breakfast bar - double stainless steel sink with generous storage. Part panelled detailed to wall. Large central island. Cosy window seat.
Family Room 5.03m x 4.10m. Dual aspect. Fine mantelpiece with marble inset and hearth, fitted gas fire. Pair of bookcases, polished timber style flooring, recessed lighting.
Bedroom 5 5.05m x 4.10. Dual aspect. Fine mantelpiece with marble inset and hearth, fitted gas fire. Pair of bookcases, polished timber style flooring, recessed lighting.
En Suite Shower Room 2.16m x 1.90m. Fully fitted whb and wc, large shower, vanity cabinet and heated towel rail.
Shower Room 2.08m x 1.91m. Fully tiled, shower, wc, whb and vanity cupboard. Window and extractor. Two heated towel rail/radiator.
Utility Room 2.27m x 2.08m. Tiled floor, plumbed for washing machine, shelved, stainless steel sink and drainer, storage cupboards.
Conservatory/Garden Room 4.33m x 1.30m. Tiled floor, wonderful stained glass detail, double doors to patio and garden.
Master Bedroom 5.43m x 4.28m. Large sash window with shutters, radiator covers, cast iron fireplace, tiled inset and slate hearth.
Bedroom/Dressing Room 5.38m x 4.62m. Generous array of fitted wardrobes affords terrific storage. Large sash window, recessed lighting.
Bedroom 1 5.16m x 2.30m. Split level, sash windows. Build in bed and bookshelves. Study desk and drawers, built in storage.
Bedroom 2 3.69m x 4.04m. Large window with shutters, built in storage.
Bedroom 3 3.93m x 2.30m. Lobby with bookshelves, large sash window with shutters and range of fitted wardrobes.
Bathroom 2.30m x 2.30m.
Ensuite Bathroom 2.13m x 3.40m. Sash window with shutters. Built in vanity unit, bath with overhead electric shower, mirror detail wall, w.c, bidet, storage.
Play Room/Gym 7.68m x 4.28m. Polished timber floors, large arched window, surround sound music system. Access to roof space. Padded felt folding doors open into -
Snooker Room 7.67m x 4.97m. Two large windows, polished timber floor, two panelled built in cupboards with marble top. Radiator covers. Surround sound music system.
Features- Burglar Alarm with CCTV
- Security gates to private gravelled driveway
- Oil fired central heating
BER DetailsBER: Exempt
DirectionsTravelling from Highfield Road onto Dartry
Road take the left hand turn at the traffic lights
onto Temple Road. Travelling out of Ranelagh
on sandford Road, take the right hand turn
onto milltown Road. proceed through milltown
towards the Dartry Road, take a right turn onto
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Ranelagh on 01 496 9909