â€˜Tudor Hallâ€™ is highly regarded as one of Monkstownâ€™s finest landmark family homes, situated on The Hill in Monkstown, a popular and much sought after residential location widely considered as the best address in
Monkstown. Extending to approx. 510 sq. m. (5,500 sq. ft.) the property stands on approx.
0.2 hectares (0.5 acres) of landscaped gardens. Tudor Hall is a wonderful example of Tudor architecture exuding period character. It has been extensively modernised updated and improved over the years, resulting in a
combination of bright spacious accommodation, blending period design and grandeur to create the ideal family home. Originally thought to have been designed and built in the 1830â€™s by Sir Richard Morrison, as a Gothic Revival home, the property has since housed a number of high profile residents, including; Catherine Packenham, wife of the Duke of Wellington, Beatrice Coogan, author of The Big Wind, more recently David Collins the renowned Irish architect.
A charming portico marks the entrance and opens to an elegant outer hallway paved with classical flagstones leading to an inner hall with feature sweeping staircase. Laid over four floors, the property offers well-proportioned and spacious accommodation with beautiful period features, including intricately carved architraves, detailed cornice work, ceiling roses, original shutters and arched gothic style windows which all add to the appeal of this fine property.
To the right is a library with open fireplace fitted with gas fire, including carved timber window surround. The hall leads to an exceptional drawing room with feature bay window, overlooking the rear gardens with interconnecting doors to the formal dining room with feature bay window, large enough for a baby grand piano. Also at this level is a cloakroom with wc and whb. At garden level is the kitchen, which is the heart of â€˜Tudor Hallâ€™ and a welcoming and comfortable family space. There is an Aga, central island unit space and ample storage. French doors lead to the south-east terrace, ideal for ...