Hunters Estate Agent is truly honoured to present ‘Hermitage’ to the market. A magnificent 5 bed detached family home, sitting on c. 0.45 acre of manicured gardens, nestled neatly on the corner of Westminster and Hainault Road in the heart of Foxrock.
This superbly appointed family home, originally constructed in c.1906 retains many features of the Edwardian era including high ceilings, ornate cornicing, porthole windows and fireplaces, to name but a few and has been meticulously maintained by its present owners over the years. ‘Hermitage’ extends to a very generous 342sq.m/ 3,681 sq.ft and exudes charm and elegance both inside and out while providing generous and comfortable family accommodation.
The property is approached via a private gated entrance. An entrance porch with period tiled flooring leads to a large reception hall which provides a warm welcome and enjoys period features aplenty. A gracious drawing room, dining room and family room are located off the hallway, all boasting period fireplaces and ornate cornice work. There is a large light filled kitchen / breakfast room which offers plenty of storage space, all modern conveniences and a central island. There is a utility room off the kitchen area. A back hall provides access to a guest suite, incorporating a double bedroom with bay window and ensuite bathroom.
A sweeping staircase leads up to the first floor. Four bedrooms and the family bathroom radiate from a large bright and airy landing. The master suite incorporates two walk-in wardrobes and an impressive ensuite bathroom. Bedroom two also enjoys an ensuite shower room.
‘Hermitage’ sits proudly on c. 0.45 acres of landscaped gardens, superbly maintained and a true garden lovers’ paradise. Al fresco entertaining will be a joy, with a perfect patio area and raised deck area, ornate water feature, gravelled pathways, mature planting and an abundance of flowering beds. Children will have hours and hours of fun in these large gardens and summer house, ideal for hide and seek and family fun. There is also a garage, a greenhouse, garden shed, fuel store and outside w.c.
Conveniently located a minutes’ stroll from the heart of Foxrock Village with its bijou eateries, boutiques and delicatessens all ready to tempt. Cabinteely, Cornelscourt, Stillorgan and Blackrock Villages are all within easy reach and provide further retail and dining options. Dundrum Town Centre is a 10-minute drive away.
Transport links close by include the Luas at Carrickmines, the N11 (QBC) and the M50 (exit 13) provides easy access to the city centre and the surrounding hinterland.
Sports and recreational facilities are in abundance locally, including Carrickmines Lawn Tennis Club, Leopardstown Golf Centre, Foxrock Golf Club and Westwood Gym. Woodland walks can be enjoyed at the local Cabinteely Park and marine activities at nearby Dun Laoghaire. Equestrian activities can also be found locally at Kilternan and Carrickmines. There are several local rugby, football, GAA and hockey clubs close by.
Several of Dublin’s top rated schools are within the vicinity including St Brigid’s and Holly Park girls and boy’s national schools, Loreto College Foxrock, Kill of the Grange national school, Blackrock College and Mount Anville, to name but a few. UCD and Trinity College are easily accessible also.
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