DescriptionSherry FitzGerald are delighted to present Ronan House to the market, a truly captivating period home built in 1859 featuring impressive accommodation over three spacious levels alongside glorious, landscaped gardens and generous parking. The property has been in the same ownership for 3 decades and is presented in excellent decorative order. It has been renovated, restored and substantially extended to produce a home that meets all the needs of modern day living while retaining all the period character of the Victorian era. The gardens are a stunning feature of this house.
Imposing granite steps lead to the front door. This leads to the entrance vestibule and through to the main hallway with high ceilings and wonderful original details. All the main rooms in this house, including the Drawing Room to one side of this hall, are dual aspect ensuring light filled living spaces from all directions. In this room there is wonderful period detail, including unique plasterwork ceilings, a fine mantelpiece and Sash windows. Steps lead down from the hallway to the ground floor return where the 6th bedroom can be found. The ground floor also has separate access from the front and the Kitchen / living quarters on this floor is the hub of the home. The Warendorf Kitchen is bespoke and boasts a much-loved Aga. It blends beautifully into the family room which opens out to the glorious rear garden. There is a large island unit with space for breakfast bar stools and a lovely sash window overlooking the front gardens. The kitchen leads into the large study with wall-to-wall storage and a guest shower room. The study gives access to the large garage which spans the length of the home with double garage doors on each end providing access from the front gardens to the rear gardens. There is a utility room fitted with Hacker units, hot press, boiler room and pantry also on this level.
The first floor features a fantastic family bathroom, recently refurbished, at half-landing level as well as three further light filled generous bedrooms. A glorious principal bedroom suite spans the length of the house with a vaulted ceiling with roof lights and large sash windows providing wonderful light and beautiful views of both front and back gardens. An en-suite and separate shower room complete these quarters. A second staircase leads down from the landing space to the entertainment room which is currently used as a large games room with small kitchenette.
The gardens are tastefully laid out and are a stunning feature of this house. They have been extensively landscaped at both the front and the rear. There are double wrought iron electric gates to the front with a gravelled driveway and parking bordered by an array of mature planting. The front garden measures W 54ft x L 119ft. An exquisite evergreen tree takes pride of place by the front gates. An immaculate large lawned area is bordered by mature trees and shrubs. A ramp leads down into the garage which in turns gives access to the rear garden.
The rear garden measuring 85ft in length is a private oasis of calm and has the added benefit of a southerly aspect, making the most of the afternoon and evening sun when it is here! There is a large Indian stone Terrace area with raised flower beds providing ample space for outdoor living. Steps lead up to a beautiful lawned garden with glorious borders packed full of mature herbaceous planting.
Upper Churchtown Road has an enviable range of facilities at hand; excellent shopping at Rathgar, Churchtown and Dundrum, with a selection of restaurants, coffee shops and specialty shops. Milltown Golf Club is literally just across the road with the Castle Golf Club nearby, as well as a selection of walks and leisure facilities at nearby Orwell, Dartry and Bushy Parks. The M50 is easily accessible while the nearby LUAS brings you into Stephen's Green in 12 minutes. Some of Dublin's premier schools are at hand; Alexandra College, The High School, Stratford College, Wesley College and Mount Anville. are just a few to choose from. All in all, this presents a wonderful opportunity to acquire a unique home of style and distinction, on one of Dublin's most sought-after roads.
AccommodationEntrance Hallway 2.42m x 8.29m. Original front door into the entrance Vestibule with original cornicing and ceiling rose. Double glass doors lead through the exquisite entrance hallway with the original double panelled doors leading to the Drawing room.
Drawing Room 4.78m x 7.98m. Elegant reception room spanning the length of the house with original restored sash windows and shutters either end. Ornate coving, architrave and ceiling rose and attractive original marble fireplace. Original timber flooring.
Kitchen / Family / Dining 5.28m x 3.86m. With porcelain tiled flooring throughout. Bespoke kitchen by Arena with Corian counter tops and Quooker boiling water tap. Large island with fantastic storage, breakfast counter. Miele appliances include convection and steam oven, fridge / freezer, coffee maker and Induction Hob with pop-up extractor fan. Restored sash windows overlook the front gardens. Opens into the family room with contemporary gas effect fireplace and double doors lead into the rear gardens. This area also features the Sonos built in speaker system.
Office Space 2.99m x 4.60m. With bespoke wall to wall fitted units including fitted desk space, storage units and shelving. Porcelain tiled flooring throughout.
Shower Room 1.78m x 1.68m. With mosaic tiled flooring, fully tiled walls. Walk in shower unit with rainfall shower and fitted mirrored storage. W.c and w.h.b.
Garage 4.31m x 8.23m. Fantastic storage space with double garage doors to the front and rear provides access to gardens on both sides. A ramp leads up to the front gardens. Solid concrete flooring and strip lighting throughout.
Games Room 7.63m x 8.25m. Hugely versatile room spanning the length of the house with dual aspect. Hardwood timber flooring throughout. Small kitchenette with sink unit and storage cupboards. Recessed lighting throughout.
Bedroom 1 2.27m x 2.62m. Large single bedroom to the front with restored feature sash windows and shutters. Views over landscaped front gardens.
Bedroom 2 4.83m x 4.12m. Very generous double bedroom overlooking front gardens. Fully carpeted. Sliderobes. Restored Sash windows and shutters.
Bedroom 3 2.71m x 4.04m. Found on the third-floor return - Double bedroom with solid timber flooring and Sliderobes. Restored sash windows and shutters overlook rear gardens.
Bedroom 4 4.84m x 3.66m. With wonderful picture window overlooking rear gardens. Bespoke fitted study area with shelving. This leads to a landing and a shower room with tiled marble flooring and vanity unit with tiled surround and Mirror. Walk in shower unit, w.c and w.h.b.
Bedroom 5 - Principal Bedroom Suite 4.48m x 8.24m. This extremely spacious bedroom boasts vaulted ceilings with roof lights and large sash windows providing wonderful light and views of both front and back gardens and the Dublin mountains. The bespoke fitted bed unit gives this room a particularly minimalist contemporary feel. Full Sliderobes provide good storage. A Juliet viewing balcony overlooks the rear gardens. En-Suite - recently refurbished with large walk-in shower with full rainfall shower unit, fully tiled walls and floors, w.c and w.h.b.
Bedroom 6 2.12m x 3.66m. Accessed from the main hallway this room can be used as a 6th bedroom, Nursery or Playroom.
BER DetailsBER: Exempt
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Dundrum on 01 296 1822