DescriptionBuilt in 2007 “Wren's Nest” approached via a sweeping driveway is a 5 bedroom detached imposing property which sits on an elevated site c. 2 acres of grounds, partly laid out in landscaped gardens of 1 acre and further acre fully fenced off, ideal for pony grazing. There are uninterrupted sea views from the front of the house.
Completely private the house is surrounded by rolling countryside as far as the eye can see. Manicured lawns including a chipping green creates the wow factor.
The garden was designed by Bloom 2018 Prize Winner and Super Garden 2019 Competitor - Dermot Davis.
The accommodation is well appointed and cleverly designed with growing families in mind. Everything one could wish for exists such as a boot room/drying room, utility room, a double detached garage and 5 large double bedrooms. The large open plan kitchen cum dining area is super bright which leads into a living space with access to the gardens. Special features include air to water heat pump system operating the under-floor heating, granite window sills and quoins, Mira pumped showers, floored attic accessed via a Stira.
This property offers the best of both worlds, privacy in a beautiful setting and at the same time easy access to transport links. Greystones Dart is a 10 minute drive, the Luas at Cherrywood is a 20 minute drive, the 184 serving Greystones and Bray bus stop is down the road along with the 133 bus serving city centre and the airport. The N11 is 3 minutes’ drive away from “Wren’s Nest”.
AccommodationEntrance Hall (6.91m x 7.23m):
Lovely bright space with two large windows allowing stunning views of the manicured lawned gardens and beyond. A real feature here is the stunning hardwood staircase with vaulted ceiling and gallery landing.
Tiled floor. Under stairs storage. Cloakroom.
TV Room (3.60m x 3.62m):
Wide plank American Oak timber effect laminate flooring. Views out to garden.
Sitting Room (5.49m x 4.51m):
Wide plank American Oak timber effect laminate flooring. Feature picture window. French doors lead out to a South-facing patio area. Cast iron stove on half moon polished granite hearth with brick surround.
Kitchen/Dining Area/Family Room:
Modern fitted high and low level units incorporating eye level double oven, hob and extractor fan. Integrated fridge freezer, Double stainless sink unit. Integrated pull out pantry.
Dining Area (3.96m x 7.96m):
French doors from here lead out to West-facing patio area.
Family Room/Sun Room (3.62m x 3.13m):
South-facing Feature bay window with door out to garden. Vaulted ceiling.
Utility Room (3.96m x 2.79m):
Accessed from Kitchen. Tiled floor. Fitted high and low level fitted units. Washing machine, tumble dyer and under counter freezer. This room leads into:
Boot Room/Drying Room (2.21m x 2.91m):
Tiled floor. Access to rear garden.
Downstairs WC (2.93m x 2.91m):
Tiled floor. Bath with tiled wall and Glass shower screen with shower connection. WC, WHB with tiled splashback.
Bedroom 5 (3.60m x 3.04m):
Wide plank American Oak timber effect laminate flooring.
Landing (1.18m x 6.02m):
Wide plank American Oak timber effect laminate flooring. Access to attic. Walk in hot press with tiled floor.
Master Bedroom (4.48m x 4.51m):
Wide plank American Oak timber effect laminate flooring. 2 Velux roof lights, East-facing.
Ensuite (2.40 x 2.06m):
Tiled floor. Step in tiled shower unit, with pumped Mira shower. WC and “His & Hers” WHB with tiled splashbacks. Velux roof window, West-facing.
Dressing Room (2.40m x 2.35m):
Walk in wardrobe with Velux window.
Bedroom 2 (3.38m x 4.32m):
Wide plank American Oak timber effect laminate flooring. Fitted Wardrobes. Velux roof window, as well as a window overlooking the garden.
Tiled floor. Tiled step in shower unit, with pumped Mira shower. WC, WHB. Velux roof window.
Bedroom 3 (3.50m x 4.26m):
Wide plank American Oak timber effect laminate flooring. Fitted wardrobes. Velux roof window, as well as a window overlooking the garden.
Bedroom 4 (3.03m x 3.04m):
Wide plank American Oak timber effect laminate flooring. Velux roof window.
Approached via large “pepper canister” piers with wrought iron black gates, the sweeping pebble stoned driveway with a manicured lawn either side includes a golf pitching area. Specimen cherry blossom trees and three different varieties of apple trees stand proud in the garden. There is a feature raised large planted boarder heavily stocked with mature plants and shrubs.
Rolling countryside surrounds the garden with some informal garden supporting wildlife. Stone and granite steps lead to hall door. Half moon stone flower beds with climbing roses on the exterior of the house are an attractive feature.
There are two large patio areas, one south west facing to the side and one west facing to the rear - ideal for sun lounging and entertaining. A detached double garage is at the side of the house, which has all services. A low lying wall, which provides additional seating, frames the lower area with a raised bed of shrubs. Beyond this is a fenced off paddock area with farm gate.
FeaturesAir to water heat pump
Underfloor heating throughout
Heat loss recovery unit
Two spacious reception rooms
Five Large Double bedrooms
Manicured lawns with Golf Pitching Area
Granite Window Sills and Quoins
Well and Septic tank
A detached garage with potential to convert (subject to planning permission)
Uninterrupted Sea views from front of the house
DirectionsLeaving Greystones, heading south travelling through Charlesland. Follow Farrenkelly road to the underpass, follow signs for Kilpedder and at the second roundabout take the last exit to Willow Grove. Approaching the Grove Bar on your right-hand side, take the left just before the pub. Passing foxes Meadow on your left-hand side, “Wrens Nest” is approximately 1.5 miles up the road on the right-hand side.
Coming from Dublin, on the N11, after the Glen of the downs take exit 11 signposted to Greystones and Kilcoole. At the roundabout, follow the signs to Kilpedder and at the second roundabout take the last exit to Willow Grove. Approaching the Grove Bar on your right-hand side, take the left just before the pub. Passing foxes Meadow on your left-hand side, “Wrens Nest” is approximately 1.5 miles up the road on the right-hand side.