DescriptionKundera is possibly one of the finest properties to come to the market in this ideal and tranquil setting in Co. Wicklow in recent times. The present owners have invested significant time and effort in extending and refurbishing the property under the watchful eye of their wonderful Architects E.M.D. The outcome is something extraordinarily special - A modern luxurious residence perched among the foothills of the Wicklow mountains.
The setting is truly exceptional on Rocky valley drive where the property enjoys a wonderful private rural setting yet has ease of access to the N11 bringing the city within a 30 minute commute and the airport within 45 mins for frequent travellers.
The views of the garden of Irelands mountains and countryside from both the grounds and from the interior looking out are quite spectacular, with the full impact of the foothills of the big Sugarloaf experienced from all the principal rooms.
The bespoke interior exudes quality throughout from the moment you step inside. Beautifully appointed rooms with Versace Gold tiling, bespoke designer bathrooms featuring Villeroy & Boch and Hans Grohe fittings, solid timber floors, Bespoke built in units and wardrobes by Hammonds in the UK with Swarovski studded handles and a stunning main kitchen, and working kitchen designed by Siematic with Gaggenau and Miele appliances.
The cool and contemporary panelled reception hall with its Versace tiled floor and concealed storage and bathroom set the tone for what is to follow. Moving on into the property we enter the light filled lobby area with triple height ceiling and high-level picture windows, glass and stainless steel bannisters and gallery landing over. The principal rooms are light filled, well-proportioned and finished to exacting standards and all offer stunning mountain and garden views. They are all located off this space as are the large gym, sauna, and study with its meditation pool. The property provides a wonderful balance between reception and bedroom accommodation and is ideal for family living.
There is extensive use of floor to ceiling glass and large patio doors to various parts of the sun drenched patios and gardens, solid mahogany floors and a state of the art communications and music system with easy access from your phone for comfort and convenience.
Approached Via electric gates the property offers a secluded mature acre of gardens. Well planted and beautifully designed to blend into the natural rock formations we find in this area. A wonderful large water feature and stunning south west facing patio area are perfect for outdoor entertaining and dining. There is also a large detached one bedroomed Annex and a hard tennis court and ample Parking.
Kundera is a real rarity and the magnificence of its setting cannot be overstated.
Reception Hall bright contemporary Hall with Versace marble floor tiles and floor to ceiling window. Panelled walls with concealed storage and guest cloakroom. Open plan arch to inner hall and lobby. Inset lights.
Guest cloakroom Solid walnut floor, beautifully tiled with recessed shelf and feature lighting. Oval wash hand basin with LED waterfall taps. Wc.
Inner split level Hall & Lobby with triple height ceilings with high level picture windows flooding the area with light. Gallery landing over with glass and stainless steel bannisters, stairs to the upper and lower levels. Suspended walkway leading to the gym. Double doors to the library and living room.
Library/ Living Room Bespoke commissioned library furniture with curved and rolled ends. Solid floors. Marble fireplace with marble hearth and inset Feature window to the side and dual arches to the living room area which contains an extensive bespoke drinks bar and a huge wall to wall and floor to ceiling window providing stunning views. Doors to the patio and gardens. Modern recessed fire and recessed alcove for the tv over.
Dining Room Open plan dining room with superb Herringbone walnut floor. Attractive cast Iron built in fireplace with bespoke cabinetry with feature lighting on sides of the fireplace. Attractive vaulted Barrel ceiling with recessed uplighters. Magnificent floor to ceiling corner window overlooking the mountain, patio, and gardens.
Family Room walnut floor with large sliding doors to the patio and garden. Commanding stunning views. Built in modern bespoke joinery and cabinetry with storage. Mirrored to reflect the light. Lovely freestanding Italian circular solid fuel stove ideal for those winter evenings. where the Flame Window is back to back so it can be enjoyed by both the family & kitchen jointly The entire opens on to the bespoke kitchen making this an ideal large and spacious family space.
Kitchen State of the art contemporary Siematic kitchen. Lovely modern feel with clean lines and granite worktops. Large central island incorporating storage and room for appliances and seating. There is also a separate eating area with a large wall to wall picture window looking out over the lush greenery in the gardens. Double doors lead from the kitchen through the central courtyard garden with its meditation pool the gym. The kitchen also features inset and feature lighting, marble floor tiles and built in appliances including a mixture of Gaggenau Appliances (2.7m high Fridge / Freezer and Wine Storage Fridges) Gaggenau Dishwashers, Miele Ovens, Built in Coffee Machine and microwave. There are doors from the kitchen to the rear garden leading to the Annex and a door to the Chefs kitchen.
Chef’s Kitchen An ideal working kitchen, fully fitted with a modern built in Siematic kitchen with integrated appliances and a 2nd dishwasher. Fully tiled floor and inset lights. Extensive granite work tops and everything to hand. Attractive recessed alcoves with feature lighting.
Study Lovely bright study with walnut floors. Dual sliding patio doors open on to the central courtyard with the meditation pool and waterfall feature. Fabulous room with a stunning backdrop.
Inner Lobby Heading back through the inner lobby over the suspended walkway we find a large roof light and a door to a second guest bathroom. This bathroom is exceptional and features Versace Gold tiling, a gold circular wash hand basin on raised plinth, inset and feature lighting and wc.
Gym very large gym which could also be used as another reception if required. This room has large picture windows and is joined to the kitchen across the inner courtyard, there is a shower room off which is beautifully finished in Travertine. There is also a large sauna which has access to the gym and to the shower room.
First Floor Heading up the sumptuously carpeted stairs is an inset Artist commissioned Copper radiator and a Gallery landing with stainless steel and glass bannisters and large picture window flooding the area with light. There is a window light and seating area further down the bedroom floor and a spacious but discreet laundry chute here to serve the bedrooms which drops directly to the laundry area on the lower ground floor
Principal Bedroom Suite Large beautifully appointed bedroom and also features an artist commissioned radiator and impressive floor to ceiling windows commanding exceptional views of the Sugarloaf mountain directly from "the pillow". Modern fireplace with recessed alcove over for a wall mounted flat screen tv. There is also a comfortable seating area with occasional table for relaxing.
Arch to exceptional walk in wardrobe and dressing room designed by Hammonds Uk which includes Swarovski crystal handles and a large central mirrored island unit with chandelier above. It also includes a private laundry chute discreetly fitted inside the wardrobe together with a safe.
Cinema Lobby area with feature LED inset lighting strips. Follow the red carpet to the fabulous leather button backed cinema door.
Cinema Room Full acoustic panelled cinema with built in bar with ample space for seating 10 people. Surround sound. Inset and feature lighting. Discreet area behind cinema bar for Musical instrument playing. Door to the gardens.
Annex Most attractive detached one bedroom Guest annex with sperate kitchen and shower room. Fully self-contained.
Living Room Fine spacious room with engineered walnut floor and inset lights.
Kitchen Open plan to main reception with a Siematic fitted kitchen with tiled floor and built in hob, microwave combi oven, fridge, dishwasher and breakfast bar.
Shower Room Fully tiled floor, semi circular shower unit, wash hand basin.
FeaturesDesigned by EMD architects
Stunning mountain views
C1 acre of mature private grounds set amidst the Wicklow mountains
Hard tennis court and extensive granite patios
Electric gates and ample off street parking
Extensive use of floor to ceiling glass
Bespoke Siematic kitchens with Gaggenau and Miele appliances
Axor Massaud, Villeroy and Boch, Duravit and Hans Grohe bathroom fittings
Versace Gold & Marble tiling
Separate self contained one bedroomed Annex
Gas fired Central heating
Fully automated control & APP system in the house by Elan home systems
High End Alarm System including outside perimeter beams and CCTV
BER DetailsBER: B1
BER No: 113141956
Performance Indicator: 88.06
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Bray on 01 286 6630