Description- Approx. 1.46 Hectares / 3.6 Acres of gardens and grounds
- Electric Gates at main entrance
- Approx. 3 km from the picturesque village of Enniskerry
- Bounded by the River Dargle
- Wide range of specimen trees
- Charming residence
- Formally part of the Charleville House Estate
Positioned in a much sought after location just approx. 2 km from the attractive and fashionable village of Enniskerry and only some 15 miles / 25 km's from Dublin city centre and with easy access being afforded to the airport from the M11/M50 trunk roads Monckswood allows that elusive dream of country living within easy reach of a capital city. Wicklow county has always proven attractive and within the immediate vicinity of Monckswood there is much to offer both in terms of beauty and amenity. Active walkers can enjoy The Djouce Loop walking trail, with an access point to the Wicklow Way at nearby Ballinteskin. The trail taking in views of the Deer Park Glen, the Sugar Loaf mountain and as far as Howth Head. Members of Powerscourt have exclusive access to Powercourt River Walk, featuring 3 km's of tranquil woodland pleasure walks and much of which was originally laid out, circa 1868, by the Viscount of Powerscourt. The river Dargle provides fishing, with a few salmon and an excellent opportunity for sea trout fishing and particularly good sport for night time fly fishing, nearby Tinnahinch fishery offering access and tuition.
Harbours from which to sail and fish include Bray, Greystones and Wicklow and there are many sandy beaches along the east coast. For golfers the Powerscourt championship course is less than a mile away and other fine challenging courses nearby include the Woodbrook, Delgany and Glen of the Downs course, while the world class Druids Glen and The K Club are within a 30 minute drive.
Equestrian enthusiasts are well catered for with Leopardstown racecourse just approx. a 15-minute drive away and The Curragh, Punchestown, Naas and Fairyhouse racecourses all within easy reach. Riding clubs, equestrian centres, mountain trails and are all available nearby. For skiing enthusiasts, the one and only dry ski slope in Ireland is located at nearby Kilternan.
Monckswood Lodge was a formally part of the Charleville House Estate with the main entrance being directly opposite Monckswood Lodge. The setting retains the privacy and maturity that you would expect with residence of this vintage. The residence is nestled with the approx. 3.5 acres and is well sheltered from the elements.
When entering the lodge, you immediately walk into the impressive drawing room that is a wonderful open space for everyday living with ample windows, wood burning stove and marble flooring. Continuing through the house into the formal dining room that is full of character and is complete with a open fireplace and marble flooring. The kitchen is beside the dining room with a good range of high- and low-level units and a Stanley Range. There are 3 bedrooms to the rear, utility room and a family bathroom completing the accommodation.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
The gardens and grounds extend to approx. 1.46 Hectares / 3.6 Acres and have two entrances into the site. The gardens have been well maintained and are extremely private with plenty of specimen trees throughout the grounds. The River Dargle also is a wonderful addition to picturesque setting of Monckswood Lodge.
BER DetailsBER: F
BER No: 100375864
Performance Indicator: 421.2 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Country Homes Farms/Estates on 01 237 6302