DescriptionHunters Estate Agent is delighted to present The Old Rectory, Cookstown, Enniskerry for sale. The Old Rectory at Cookstown Lane is a detached six-bedroom house extending to circa 514sqm/5,532sqft privately set on approximately 4 acres. The property was originally constructed circa 1860 as the Rectory to Enniskerry Church and is laid out over three storeys. The property includes a flood lit astro turf tennis court and large lawned gardens surrounded by woodland. This magnificent period home offers prospective purchasers the opportunity to acquire a substantial period property in this sought-after location. This fine home will appeal to families looking for space in a tranquil country setting within easy reach of the City Centre.
The Old Rectory is undoubtedly one of the finest detached properties to come to market in Enniskerry so far this year offering the new owners an opportunity to furnish a fine family home. Throughout the property the proportions and quality of light together create a wonderful atmosphere rent of a bygone era of gentility. From the property’s elevated position, there are stunning vistas over the gardens and surrounding countryside towards the mountains. Marrying perfectly old and new this elegant property contains period features including original sash windows, decorative plasterwork, wooden shutters and period fireplaces.
Accommodation briefly comprises of impressive hallway that leads to a well proportioned living room, a large kitchen / breakfast room, utility room, family room, study, cloakroom and guest w.c. at ground floor level. Upstairs, the stunning drawing and dining rooms dominate, with three bedrooms and a butler’s pantry. On the top floor, off a spacious landing area, there are 4 double bedrooms. The master suite enjoys an en-suite bathroom and mountain views.
The property is approached by a tree covered driveway that winds towards a graveled forecourt which offers ample parking for numerous cars. The gardens are without doubt a most impressive feature of the property extending to approximately 4 acres complete with tennis court, lawn and woodland. The rear garden boasts a sunny westerly facing aspect and benefits from picturesque views to the mountains.
The Old Rectory enjoys an enviable location, close to Enniskerry Village, which offers an array of bijou stores, boutiques, and eateries. There are a number of local woodland walks and the nearby Powerscourt Estate offers a large Avoca Handweavers store and restaurant. The stunning gardens at Powerscourt Estate are open to the public. There are several primary and secondary schools within close proximity, including Powerscourt National School, St. Mary's and St. Gerard's National School, and Curtlestown National School. St. Gerard's Secondary School and Holy Child Killiney are also easily accessible. The area offers a wide variety of sports and recreational facilities with golf, soccer and GAA available locally. The area is frequented by hill walkers, horse riders and mountain bikers also. There is a feeder bus to the Dart Station at Bray and regular bus service to Dublin (13km). The N11 is within 2 minutes drive leading you to the M50 which offers city and countrywide access.
2.7m (8’10’’) x 1.98m (6’6’’)
Gothic style entrance with original tiled floor, ceiling coving, stained glass window and shelving.
6.4m (21’) x 2.68m (8’9’’)
Tiled floor, ceiling and wall lights, broad feature staircase with ornate bannister and brass stair rods. Two large feature Gothic Style stained glass windows. Door to study. Door to guest w.c. Steps down to inner hall.
5.16m (16’11’’) x 2.24m (7’4’’)
Side door to garden, with tiled floor, old servants’ stairway, shelved under stair storage, access to dumb-waiter.
6.68m (21’11’’) x 4.81m (15’9’’)
Pine fitted kitchen with Belfast sink, tiled floor, exposed ceiling beams, tiled splashback and recessed lighting. Door to pantry.
2.96m (9’8’’) x 1.16m (3’9’’)
Floor to ceiling shelving with ceiling light.
5.05m (ft) x 3.93m (ft)
Ceiling coving, feature marble surround fireplace, with tiled inset and slate hearth. Duel aspect windows and built in shelving.
5.5m (16’6’’) x 4.7m (15’5’’)
Feature internal window seat, exposed ceiling beams, recessed lighting. Rio Timber mantlepiece with tiled insert and slate hearth.
3.05m (10’) x 2.36m (7’8’’)
Stained glass door, tiled floor, sink, and separate w.c.
4.20m(13’9’’) x 1.5m (4’11’’)
Double height space with glass roof. Wall lighting.
7.46m (24’5’’) x 6.65m (21’9’’)
Door to front, laminate wood effect flooring, ceiling light. Door to office.
3.34m (10’11’’) x 2.56m (8’4’’)
Laminated flooring, window to garden, recessed lighting.
3.54m (11’7’’) x 2.53m (8’3’’)
Worktop with stainless steel sink, and tiled floor. Door to garden. Provision for washing machine and dryer.
Stairs to first floor
6.86m (22’6’’) x 4.87m (15’11’’)
Stunning room illuminated by floor to ceiling sash windows with mountain views. Picture rail, marble fireplace, plasterwork cornicing, ceiling & wall lights, and a wooden floor with door to dining room.
6.60m (21’7’’) x 4.83m (15’10’’)
Duel aspect floor to ceiling sash windows. Picture rail, black marble fireplace with slate hearth, plasterwork cornicing, ceiling & wall lights, and a wooden floor.
5.28m (17’3’’) x 3.40m (11’2’’)
Built-in shelving, access dumb-waiter, access to old servant’s stairs.
3.5m (11’5’’) x 2.52m (8’3’’)
Ceiling coving, ceiling light, window to rear garden.
Stairs to first floor return
4.70m (15’5’’) x 4.00m (13’1’’)
Dual aspect sash windows with fireplace, tiled built-in sink and storage.
2.66m (8’8’’) x 2.20m (7’2’’)
Wall paneling, recessed lighting, attic access, built-in single bed.
First floor Bathroom
3.28m (10’9’’) x 2.50m (8’2’’)
Wall paneling, with tiled floor, Twyfords wash hand basin, w.c., bath with tiled surround and electric Mira shower fitting.
Stairs to second floor
4m (13’1’’) x 4.3m (14’1’’)
Access to dumb-waiter, storage cupboard, window.
4.90m (16’) x 4.50m (14’9’’)
Bay window with mountain views. Fireplace with tiled inlay. Ceiling coving and en-suite bathroom.
3.68m (12’) x 2.25m (7’4’’)
Tiled shower unit, white suite pedestal wash hand basin with tiles splashback, w.c., bath with shower attachment.
5.13m (16’9’’) x 4.70m (15’5’’)
Wooden flooring, with ceiling coving and fireplace.
3.5m (11’5’’) x 3.1m (10’2’’)
Cast iron fire surround, wooden flooring.
4.7m (15’5’’) x 3.1m (10’2’’)
Fireplace with marble surround, ceiling coving, south facing window.
1.5m (4’1’’) x 1.3m (4’3’’)
Tiled floor and walls, wash hand basin with built in mirror, w.c.
The property is approached by a tree covered driveway that winds towards a graveled forecourt which offers ample parking for numerous cars. The gardens are without doubt a most impressive feature of the property extending to approximately 4 acres complete with tennis court, lawn, raised pond, wide granite steps, and woodland. The rear garden boasts a sunny westerly facing aspect and benefits from picturesque views to the mountains.
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Features• 6 bedroom (4 bathroom) detached family home extending to c. 514sqm / 5532sqft
• Nestled on most appealing gardens of circa 4 acres
• Former rectory house built in the Gothic Revival style
• Close to Enniskerry Village and Powerscourt Estate
• Large stained glass windows throughout
• Floodlit tennis court
• Original sash windows throughout complete with working shutters
• Feature high ceilings
• Oil fired central heating
• Stunning views over the gardens, surrounding land towards the mountains
• Excellent schools nearby
BER DetailsBER: G BER No.113247571 Energy Performance Indicator:454.48 kWh/m²/yr
DirectionsFrom the centre of Enniskerry Village continue uphill towards Powerscourt Waterfall and Powerscourt House and Gardens. At the top of the hill, after the church on the left-hand side, turn left continue straight on for approximately 500m and The Old Rectory will be on your right hand side
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