DescriptionA fine Edwardian property occupying a wide "road frontage" site within the exclusive Burnaby Estate. This is not just any road - it is St. Vincent's Road, one of the most popular roads within the Burnaby. This well-loved home has been meticulously maintained by its current owners where style, flair and perfectionist tendencies are evident throughout. The accommodation offers a variance in layout comprising formal reception rooms enhanced by elegant period features and cosy living quarters with views of the manicured gardens. A spacious conservatory is perfectly positioned to the side.
The varying window types and sizes in this property contribute hugely to the immense character of the house which oozes period charm, distinction and sheer sophistication. Instantly attractive, with an exterior that resembles that from a story book - "The Nook" is sure to impress even the most discerning of buyer.
Until now, "The Nook" has been admired mostly by passers by on foot and by car alike with no real possibility of access. With its arrival onto the property market interested parties will delight in the opportunity to view "beyond the hall door". O'Gorman Properties is extremely proud to have such a fine period property for sale which is bound to attract strong interest.
The gardens are a perfect size- big enough for a family to enjoy whilst being practical enough to maintain. The different elements of the garden consist of manicured lawns interrupted with meandering paths, raised patio areas, well planted flower beds, mature boundary hedging and a quaint seating area. There is a large detached garage which is host to the name plate - "THE NOOK"
An ideal lifestyle is on offer here as one can walk to Greystones town centre itself, The leafy Burnaby Park and the South Beach all within minutes. Greystones, voted the most liveable town in 2008 is host to many boutiques, speciality stores, pubs, cafes and award-winning eateries. Close proximity to well reputed primary and secondary schools is a real added bonus as well as all the leisure/sports clubs, GAA, rugby, tennis, Shoreline Swimming pool literally on your doorstep.
Greystones, once a small fishing village has successfully transformed in to a vibrant town whilst retaining its strong sense of community spirit. The state of the art Marina is perfect for strolling/dog walking or simply taking in the scenic beauty where mountains meet the sea. Plenty of water based activities such as sailing, sea swimming, kayaking and rowing exist to keep one active and healthy.
Commuters will delight in the convenience of the location, being so close to public transport routes. The Dart station is a hop, skip and a jump away and City bound bus links offer a regular and reliable service to Dublin. The Aircoach serves Dublin Airport and there is easy access by car to The N11 leading onto the M50.
AccommodationAn imposing hall door with stained glass side windows opens into the hallway which showcases black and cream tiled inset mat with trim. Cloak cupboard and understairs storage. The original hardwood staircase is a stunning feature in itself standing proud in the hallway.
Dining Room (3.8m x 5.1m):
This area leads into the drawing room which represents a lovely open plan layout ideal for entertaining. There are high ceilings with attractive coving, ceiling roses and feature picture rails. Feature bay window with overhead panelling overlooking front garden with top stained glass leaded window. An archway leads into :
Well-proportioned room with ornate coving, ceiling rose and feature picture rails. Impressive hardwood fireplace with cast iron grate, tiled inset, hearth and brass trim guard. Feature twin windows afford beautiful views out to front garden.
Accessed via the entrance hall this space is bright and airy with signature black and white tiled floor. There is a centre ceiling fan and sliding patio doors leading out to the beautiful garden.
Attractive wall panelling and recessed display mantle. Steps lead down to:
Tiled floor, American style fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, dado rail and three feature stained glass windows. Door through to garden.
Tiled floor and fully tiled walls. Step in shower unit. Built in storage press. Vintage style wc and whb. Attractive wall panelling. Fitted shaver light. Door to:
Kitchen /Breakfast Area cum Living Space:
The flooring here consists of tiles and semi solid wood flooring. High and low level fitted units with Corian worktops, tiled splashbacks and stainless sink unit. A large Kerosene range sits nicely into the wall recess and acts as a real focal point in the cosy kitchen. There is a fitted extractor fan and a provision for a second oven.
A lovely bright space which follows on from the kitchen with views out to the garden. Wood flooring. Velux roof window. A feature multi panelled bay window adds real character to this space.
Wall panelling up the stairs and on return landing.
Tiled floor. Small feature windows with stained/leaded glass.
Tiled floor. Bath with tiled surround and panelling. Wc and whb with brass taps. Stained leaded glass windows. Fitted shelving. Access to attic. Wall electric heater.
Master Bedroom (3.9m x 4.0m):
Well-proportioned room overlooking front garden. Stained glass top window. Feature picture rails. Fitted wardrobes incorporating dressing table area.
Bedroom 2 (3.8m x 4.0m):
Natural light floods through stained glass windows overlooking front garden. Feature picture rails.
Bedroom 3 (3.8m x 3.1m):
Feature sash windows overlooking rear garden. Built in storage press/wardrobe.
Bedroom 4 (3.9m x 2.5m):
Overlooking rear garden. Fitted shelving.
To the Front:
Mature boundary hedging with imposing black wrought iron pedestrian and vehicular gates. The large detached garage can be seen from the front and is an integral part of the property's distinctive charm and character. There is a gravel and tarmacadam driveway for parking and a lawned area with plants and mature specimen trees. The outer porch is pleasing to the eye where one conjures up images of what lies behind the hall door. Accessed via the pedestrian gate a tarmac pathway leads up to hall door with manicured bay trees either side. There is also clipped hedging under front bay window.
To the Rear:
Mainly laid out in lawn the gardens are a true delight. The list of features is endless. Here you will find manicured lawns, raised patio areas, gravelled pathways, steps leading down to a second patio area with feature brick borders. Timber sleepers enclose planted areas. Meandering paths lead to a timber shed. One will note the enticing timber deck with trellis seating area. The garden also showcases a corner feature rockery. There is a large gravelled area to the rear with mature laurel hedging and solid boundary walls. Large garden shed with electricity and telephone line.
FeaturesImposing entrance with wrought iron pedestrian and vehicular gates
Mature boundary clipped hedging
Gravel/Tarmacadam driveway with lots of off street parking
Detached garage which is an integral part of "The Nooks" character
Feature porch area with granite steps leading up to hall door
Feature wrought iron stand alone post box
Stunning external and internal period features
Interior is in immaculate decorative condition
Well-proportioned formal reception rooms
Large range in kitchen is a real focal point
Oil fired central heating
Feature hardwood original staircase.
Panelled internal doors.
Feature hardwood staircase with detailed side panelling
High ceilings and ornate ceiling detail such as centre roses and coving
Feature picture rails
Sash and stained leaded glass windows throughout
Beautifully landscaped gardens mainly laid out in lawn
Spacious conservatory with lovely garden views
Excellent location within walking distance to Greystones town centre
Fully alarmed and monitored
DirectionsHeading south through Greystones town, pass Dart station on left hand side and take first turn right directly opposite "Bouys Kitchen" onto Killincarrig Road keeping on your left hand side. Take first turn left and then the immediate turn right onto Whitshed Road. Continue up Whitshed Road, taking the first turn left onto St. Vincent's Road. "The Nook" is signposted on the left hand side.