DescriptionSeldom do properties of Stratford Gate Lodge's calibre come to the market. Set behind secure electronic gates and original block granite walls, this is an impressive four-bedroom detached family home situated in this highly sought-after location on Orwell Road within a short stroll of Rathgar Village. Full of warmth and lovingly cared for by its current owners, this home has been meticulously maintained, refurbished, extended and fully upgraded in recent years. The original old Gate Lodge seamlessly juxtaposes this contemporary residence creating an incredible atmosphere of luxurious contemporary living.
Presented in turn-key condition, the accommodation is well-appointed and comprises; an entrance hall with guest w.c. and ample under-stairs storage. The open plan kitchen/living/garden room area was designed with family living in mind, with great space and access to the south west and south east facing gardens. The drawing room is perfect for those who like to entertain; full of character with hardwood flooring and a large bay window. The utility room comes fully equipped with a door leading to the side access. Upstairs there are four double bedrooms, two luxurious ensuites, a family bathroom and shelved hot press. This property has been fitted with triple and double-glazed windows, excellent insulation and a solar ready hot water cylinder. The main south west facing garden is laid in Astro-turf lawn and granite patios and it has the added benefit of not being overlooked. This area is truly the perfect area for al fresco dining during those long summer evenings. The second south east facing garden boasts the morning sun and is ideal for that first cup of coffee. The front driveway is cobble-locked with two side entrance gates and offers secure off-street car parking for two cars. A truly one of a kind family home in a prime location.
Situated in the beautiful Victorian Suburb of Rathgar, the convenience of this location cannot be overstated with Ranelagh, Rathmines and Terenure within walking distance. This is without a doubt one of the most highly sought-after locations on the south side of the City with the location being just 3.6km to St. Stephens Green. Rathgar has an excellent range of well-established primary and secondary schools within easy reach to include Rathgar Junior School, Zion Parish School, The High School, Stratford College, St Mary's College, Terenure College, and Alexandra College.
The Village itself boasts a wide array of boutiques, eateries and shops plus there are a wide range of recreational activities within easy reach including Dodder and Bushy parks, Rathgar Tennis Club , Rugby Clubs including St. Mary's and Terenure College and golf being catered for in Milltown Golf Club.
The area is well served by excellent bus routes to and from the City Centre. All in all, this presents a wonderful opportunity to live at a unique home of style and distinction in one of Dublin 6's most convenient locations.
Entrance Hall 2.70m x 6.37m. Solid timber hall door with glass inset and solid timber framed stained glass panels, recessed lighting, custom made radiator cover and extra-large Carrera porcelain tiles. Newly carpeted stairs and landing with mahogany balustrade.
Drawing Room 4.51m x 7.30m. Solid wood teak floor, limestone fireplace with stove inset, picture lights, glass chandelier, glass illuminated fitted shelves, iconic Hot Spring Bisque radiators, custom-made radiator covers, two television points and large bay window to front.
Kitchen/Living/Garden Room 7.94m x 12.60m.
Kitchen Open plan to Living room with porcelain tiles throughout with floor to ceiling windows. Modern white high gloss kitchen units with integrated appliances including Siemens induction hob, Siemens micro/combination oven, Neff Pyro clean oven, Siemens coffee maker, Samsung dishwasher, Fisher Paykel fridge/freezer and designer pro kitchen tap, Franke sink and Silestone worktops. Solid timber hall door with coloured stained glass inset. Ecolodge patio sliding doors to garden.
Living Room Porcelain surround wood burning stove, illuminated glass shelves, large picture window overlooking the second south east facing garden, recessed lighting, two television points and fitted cupboards.
Garden Room Vaulted ceiling with Seta Bisque radiators, House of Hackney Palmeral wallpaper and Rationel French patio doors to both gardens.
Utility Room 3.44m x 1.88m. Base and wall units, washing machine, tumble dryer, sink, extensive storage and door to side access.
Cloakroom Viessman high efficiency gas condensing boiler with outside weather compensator and under stairs storage.
Guest WC Fully tiled porcelain floor and walls, wall mounted dual flush toilet, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and opaque window to side.
Bedroom 1 4.02m x 5.10m. Double to front, extensively fitted with wall to ceiling mirrored custom-made wardrobes, custom-made radiator cover, television point and large bay window to front.
Master Ensuite 1.88m x 2.32m. Fully tiled porcelain floor and walls, 800/1200mm Merlyn shower enclosure with Grohe power shower fitting, wall mounted dual flush toilet and taps, Catalano wash basin, infrared no touch on/off switch heated mirror, heated towel rail and velux window.
Bedroom 2 3.10m x 3.18m. Double room to front with fitted wardrobes.
Bedroom 3 3.06m x 3.10m. Double room with dual aspect, fitted wardrobes and shelving.
Bedroom 4 3.06m x 3.36m. Double room to side with fitted wardbrobes and large picture window overlooking second garden.
Bedroom 4 Ensuite 1.65m x 1.86m. Fully tiled porcelain floors and walls. Rocca dual flush toilet. Wall mounted washbasin, mirrored cabinet with light, Grohe power shower fitting, heated towel rail and velux window.
Family Bathroom 2.04m x 2.32m. Catalano wash hand basin, whirlpool bath with LED lighted tile panel, 900mm Merlyn corner shower enclosure with Grohe power shower fitting, wall mounted dual flush toilet and taps, illuminated mirror and heated towel rail.
Garden Completely private and not overlooked. Two gardens to the side separated by the garden room extension. One garden is south east facing laid in granite patio to enjoy the morning sun and the main garden is laid in a mix of astro-turf lawn and granite patio and boasts the ever sought-after south west orientation. Sunken patio lights and wall mounted lights make this the perfect setting for a long evening of sitting out and dining al fresco. There is a garden and log shed and two secure side gates provide side access all around this fine detached property. The south east facing garden measures L13ft x W16ft approx., and the south west facing garden measures L30ft x W16ft approx..
FeaturesImpressive and unique detached property measuring 188 sq.m / 2024 sq ft. approx.
Excellent B2 energy rating
Triple and double-glazed windows throughout
Original Gate Lodge
Four double bedrooms with two ensuites
South Westerly orientation
Two gardens which are completely private and not overlooked providing a peaceful and tranquil space. Outside tap and electrical socket
Set behind granite pillars and walls with electronic galvanised gates
250 Litre hot water cylinder unit complete with dual coil compatible for future solar panel installation
Viessman high efficiency gas condensing boiler
Granite and zinc façade
Two galvanised framed iroko side timber gates
Secure off-street parking for two cars
Prime location, highly sought-after and just 3.6km from St. Stephen's Green, numerous excellent and well-established schools and a wide range of local eateries and boutique shops
Walking distance to Rathgar, Rathmines, Ranelagh and Terenure villages
BER DetailsBER: B2
BER No: 104964853
Performance Indicator: 118.63 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Terenure on 01 490 7433