‘Cullenagh’, a most impressive and imposing detached double fronted Victorian residence, built c. 1870, situated on one of Dundrum’s most sought after roads, is being brought to the market by Knight Frank for €2,150,000. Enjoying a prime position at the corner of Upper Kilmacud Road and Stoney Road, this stunning period residence stands on approximately .33 acres.
This outstanding period family home of 318 sq.m (3,420sq.ft) approx. offers the perfect balance of gracious living accommodation on the ground floor, to include interconnecting drawing and dining rooms which both feature box-bay windows, a large living room and an exceptionally bright sun-room. Furthermore on the ground floor, there is a guest WC and a large kitchen cum breakfast room which enjoys access to the rear garden via glass panelled patio doors and off which there is a utility room. Upstairs over the return and first floor there are five beautifully proportioned double bedrooms (all en-suite) and an attic room which could ideally be used as a home office or additional bedroom.
Outside, the property benefits from a delightful rear garden together with patio area which is perfect for summer entertaining. There is ample storage in the block-built storage sheds and a gated side entrance. A pathway to the rear leads to the ‘secret’ side garden which is bordered by mature hedging and enjoys complete privacy. It is laid mainly in lawn with decked patio area and Barna shed and is guaranteed to appeal to any keen gardeners. The front of the house is set behind security gates with the cobble-locked driveway providing off-street car parking for 3 /4 cars and features a magnificent landmark ‘Monkey-Puzzle’ (Araucaria araucana) tree.
The property enjoys many period features synonymous with a home of its era to include a magnificent entrance hall together with attractive stained-glass panelled double doors, high ceilings throughout; ceiling coving, ornate fireplaces and sash-windows ensuring the charm and character of the bygone era remains intact. The gracious and light-filled accommodation is guaranteed to appeal to the discerning purchaser in search of a magnificent family residence which offers an abundance of space, mature gardens and all in an enviable location.
The location is first class being within walking distance of Dundrum town centre and all it has to offer including an excellent selection of shops, restaurants, specialist boutiques and entertainment facilities including Dundrum Cinema and The Mill Theatre. Located approximately 7 km from St Stephens Green, the area is exceptionally well serviced by transport links including the LUAS at Balally and regular bus routes to and from the city centre. The N11, M50 and all main arterial routes are all readily accessible.
There are a number of excellent schools at both primary and secondary level close by including Mount Anville, Taney National School, Wesley College and Our Lady’s Grove to name but a few whilst UCD Belfield is also within walking distance. A host of sports and recreational amenities including UCD sports and Fitness Complex are close by in addition to the recently refurbished Airfield Estate.
For more information contact Eileen-Louise O’Sullivan at 01 634 2478 or see http://search.knightfrank.ie/htmo2120