DescriptionA unique opportunity to acquire a detached period residence of immense standing and character on delightful cultivated grounds of approx. 1.5 acres, ideally situated on Foxrock's premier tree lined avenue. “The Bawn” is a handsome double fronted 7 bedroomed family home, rich in period detail and carefully maintained by its current owners. This tranquil setting is in the heart of olde Foxrock.
“Standing on approx. 1.5 acres, there is scope for potential, subject to the necessary planning consents.”
The well balanced accommodation of approx. 5,600 sq ft - 520 sq m comprises elegantly proportioned interiors with rooms of generous and gracious dimensions with feature high ceilings.
The wealth of period features exhibit elaborate plaster work, the finest quality of joinery, mahogany panelling, fine original fireplaces and an ornate glass dome, to name but a few. Set well back from the road, and approached by a sweeping driveway, the delightful cultivated gardens surround the residence affording immense privacy in this wonderful and tranquil setting in the heart of olde Foxrock. Doric columns and pilasters ornament the entrance and together with the beautiful rectangular conservatory, create a striking impact and a taste of what lies within.
The location of this fine home is second to none within a leisurely stroll to Foxrock Village with top quality eateries, cafes and bijou shopping close at hand. There are a number of well established and sought after primary and secondary schools in the locality, including Loreto Foxrock, Lycee Francais, Holly Park and the new highly regarded International school Nord Anglia opening Autumn 2018 as well as UCD being just a short journey away. Sports facilities include the golf clubs of Foxrock and Carrickmines, Leopardstown Race Course, Carrickmines Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club and a host of other amenities.
Set behind neatly clipped hedging, the sweeping gravelled driveway leads to generous front of house parking. The wonderful cultivated gardens of approx. 1.5 acres offer rolling lawns, a host of mature trees, shrubs, box hedging and raised flower beds. Features include granite edging, a pretty gardeners house and extensive flagged patios.
There are Garages to the rear and out houses.
Standing on approx. 1.5 acres, there is scope for potential, subject to the necessary planning consents.
AccommodationEntrance Reception Hall 3.60m x 4.20m. Triple aspect. Glazed double doors with feature window detail overhead. Herringbone parquet floor. Lit by a stunning glass dome with ornate plaster detail, an impressive focal point.
Glazed Doors Opening to
Inner Hall 13.10m x 2.10m. This imposing Hall features attractive ornamental archways, fluted columns and Herringbone parquet floor. Superb carved timber fireplace with over mantle, brass inset and marble hearth. Stunning decorative plaster ceiling and twin decorative archways and fluted columns continues through to Back Hall.
Sitting Room 4.10m x 4.90m. Bay window fitted with concealed radiators. Feature plaster cornice and ceiling detail. Carved mahogany fireplace with brass inset and slate hearth, flanked by 2 sets of doors to the Library.
Glazed folding doors to
Conservatory 2.40m x 5.20m. with triple aspect, tiled floor, glazed folding doors to entrance reception hall.
Library 3.50m x 4.90m. fitted book shelves and concealed radiator.
Drawing Room 7.00m x 4.90m. Dual aspect. Superb marble fireplace with slate hearth and brass inset. Feature bay window overlooking the grounds. Deep decorative frieze and ceiling rose. Mahogany panelled double doors to inner hall.
Back Hall with feature barrel vaulted ceiling, parquet Herringbone floor and French doors to gardens.
Boot Room & Guest Cloakroom w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled floor, recessed lights.
Morning Room 5.30m x 3.90m. Recessed lights. Dual aspect. French doors to gardens. Mahogany panelled doors to Inner Hall.
Dining Room 6.80m x 4.90m. Magnificent carved mahogany fireplace and over mantle with marble hearth and brass inset. Deep decorative frieze cornicing with timber dental detail and beamed ceiling.
Glazed double doors to:
Conservatory 4.20m x 6.20m. triple aspect, tiled floor, french doors to gardens.
Butlers Pantry 4.30m x 2.20m. Linking Dining Room to Kitchen
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 3.40m x 7.80m. Dual aspect. Extensive range of fitted units with granite illuminated worktop areas. Tiled floor.
Breakfast Bar to
Breakfast Room With large bow window overlooking gardens, with pine timber fireplace with marble hearth fitted with gas coal affect fire. Timber floor. Recessed lights.
Utility Room / Boiler Room: 2.40m x 3.30m. Fitted units, stainless steel double sink, plumbed for washing machine, vented for dryer. Tiled floor. Door to gardens.
Magnificent carved staircase
Study 3.40m x 5.10m. Timber fireplace with marble hearth fitted with gas coal affect fire flanked by built in book cases. Dual aspect.
Walk in Hot Press Lagged cylinder fitted with dual immersion and timer.
Principal Bedroom Suite
Bedroom 1 5.80m x 4.90m. Delightful double bedroom with triple aspect over gardens. Extensive fitted wardrobes.
Bathroom Ensuite 2.30m x 3.40m. White suite incorporating bath with shower, tiled power shower, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Fully tiled walls and floor. Recessed lighting.
Bedroom 4 3.00m x 3.80m. Double bedroom. Timber fireplace with marble inset.
Bedroom 2 3.40m x 4.50m. Double bedroom with fitted wardrobes. Timber floor.
Shower Room Ensuite 2.20m x 1.70m. White suite incorporating tiled power shower, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Fully tiled walls and floor.
Bedroom 3 4.40m x 4.90m. Double bedroom with double fitted wardrobes. Timber floor. Triple aspect.
Shower Room Ensuite 1.80m x 1.80m. White suite incorporating power shower, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Tiled walls and floor. Recessed lighting.
Bathroom 2.30m x 2.70m. White suite incorporating bath, tiled power shower, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Tiled walls and floor. Recessed lighting.
Bedroom 5 5.80m x 4.90m. Double bedroom. Triple aspect overlooking the gardens. Timber fireplace with over mantle. Double fitted wardrobes.
Shower Room Ensuite 1.80m x 2.50m. White suite incorporating tiled power shower, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c.. Tiled walls and floor.
Bedroom 6 3.30m x 4.90m. Double bedroom. Decorative fireplace, fitted wardrobes and vanity unit.
Bedroom 7 7.30m x 3.50m. Double bedroom, built in wardrobe. Cast iron fireplace and decorative radiator covers.
Bathroom Ensuite 2.60m x 2.30m. White suite incorporating bath with shower attachment, tiled power shower, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Tiled floor and walls.
Attic Room 3.50m x 3.40m.
Second Floor Landing 3.50m x 4.10m.
Gas fired central heating
Short stroll to the Luas
Ornate plaster detail
Mahogany panelled doors
Superb ceiling heights
Imposing Hallway and Reception rooms
Rooms of elegant proportions
6 Reception rooms
7 Bedrooms (5 ensuite)
Stunning secluded grounds of approx. 1.5 acres
Gas Fired Central Heating
BER DetailsBER: Exempt
DirectionsFrom Foxrock village travel along Brighton Road and turn left onto Kerrymount Avenue, the property is on the left hand side.
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Foxrock on 01 289 43 86