Fernbrook Cottage, 5 Ferndale Road, Rathmichael, Dublin 18

€825,000

HJ Byrne Estate Agents are delighted to present the opportunity to acquire a truly unique home designed with both style and comfort in mind. Ferndale Road is set in an olde worlde location enjoying the best of both worlds, while giving the impression of country living, yet only minutes from all amenities and enjoying one of South County Dublins best address " Rathmichael. This charming cottage is deceptively spacious having been extended and redesigned and offers 156 square metre of cosy accommodation which successfully combines up to the minute, instantly appealing design with a contemporary classic feel. The interior is bright and spacious yet still maintains its original cosy cottage atmosphere. Fernbrook Cottage provides the discerning purchaser with all the charm and character of a period home but with all lifeTM modern essentials. The cottage is steeped in history, originally built in 1784 and was original part of the Old Connaught Estate owned by Baron William Plunkett, today itTM far from the original footprint having had a deep retro fit and extension completed in 1994. This home boasts truly superb features including a stunning open plan kitchen diner family room with bespoke custom made kitchen and a light filled family room with direct access to the rear garden. A further elegant living room is flooded with natural light. Magnificent bedroom accommodation includes four generous bedrooms, two of which boast views of the golf club. A luxurious family bathroom complete with roll-top bath completes the accommodation. While the interior is sure to impress outside wonTM let this wonderful home down " the gardens extend to circa 0.33 acres and have been meticulously landscaped and designed. The rear enjoys a wonderful sunny westerly orientation and really needs to be viewed to truly appreciate it - an outdoor living space with central fireplace creates a breathtaking central point with wide steps leading up to an extensive lawn with wonderful garden room featuring a raised American style veranda providing an ideal space for a home office or guest accommodation.
The seaside town of Bray is within a five minute drive and has a host of amenities to appeal to the whole family, from great restaurants and shops to beautiful parks together with wonderful coastal walks. This mature setting is close to excellent public transport links including a range of Dublin Bus services providing regular bus routes to Dublin City Centre, DART service in Bray, LUAS service at the Brides Glen and Aircoach service providing easy access to Dublin Airport. This ideal location gives the occupiers access to an excellent range of schools both primary and secondary.



Features Include:

Superb Location
Gardens Extending to Over 0.33 Acres
Sunny West Facing Rear Gardens
Wonderful Views of the Golf Course
BER Rating D1
Oil Fired Central Heating System
Charming Stylish Interior
Bespoke Family Kitchen
Spectacular Gardens
Accommodation Extending to circa 156 sq mtrs

Accommodation:

Entrance Hallway
Welcoming approach via a bright hallway with easily maintained tiled floor in warm terracotta shades.

Boot Room
1.5 x 1.8m
Again with tiled floor for low maintenance, built-in shelving provides plenty of storage and plenty of room for your washer and dryer. Access to an attic storage space here also.

Kitchen Diner Living Room
10.2 x 4.6m plus 1.1 x 2.5m
Stunning open plan room providing ample room for living, dining and kitchen areas with a wonderful box bay window flooding the area with natural light and overlooking the superb rear garden. The kitchen area features a range of bespoke custom built-in wall and floor units in contemporary cream and grey topped with granite countertops. A central island provides further storage together with a wine rack again topped with granite countertop. This stunning kitchen is complete with a Belfast sink and Rayburn 480 range. A cosy living space has a wonderful warm brick fireplace now home to a multi fuel stove as itTM centre focus point and French doors leading the rear garden really bring the outside inside. The entire area has warm terracotta tiles at foot. Another quirky feature here is the original window opening through to the formal living room.

Living Room
3.9 x 5m
Bright spacious family room flooded with natural light with a large velux roof window overhead.

Front Hallway
With tiled floor.

Family Bathroom
Spectacular bright family bathroom featuring a wonderful roll-top bath as its centre piece together with high quality sanitary ware including wc, wash hand basin with contemporary wide drawer storage beneath plus a shower cubicle. Wide plank timber flooring creates a further sense of space in this already spacious room.

Bedroom No. 2
4.2 x 4.5m
Steps lead up to this spacious double bedroom with original polished floorboards and overlooking the front garden.

Bedroom No. 4
3.2 x 1.9m
With built-in double bed with ample storage below and a good range of built-in shelving units.

Upstairs:

Primary Bedroom
4 x 5m
Most attractive primary bedroom with feature triangle window boasting wonderful views over the west facing landscaped rear garden with the Gold Course beyond. Warm timber flooring completes this spacious room beautifully.

Bedroom No. 3
2.6 x 5m plus bay 2.5 x 0.9m
Again this double bedroom has a wonderful feature triangle window boasting views over the garden and golf course beyond.

Summer House
3.6 x 6.1m
This is an ideal space for a home office or hobby room.

Outside:

Ferndale Cottage sits nicely on its 0.33 acre gardens, approached via attractive wrought iron gates in front leading to an extensive gravelled circulating and parking area providing off street parking for a number of cars. Mature hedging and shrubs behind a low brick topped wall with white picket fencing above provide excellent screening and privacy from the road in front, the wall and fencing is continued to the side and nicely screens the rear garden. A patio area is accessed directly from the house where a curved pathway past a well kept lawn leads to an extensive gravelled outdoor living oeoom complete with a central fireplace, this area is ideal for al fresco dining or outdoor entertaining. Wide steps flanked by well stocked flowerbeds brimming full with mature shrubs providing interest and colour lead to a raised garden. An extensive lawned area here is ideal for children to play and a wise old oak tree features a swinging chair. A wonderful garden room with raised American style veranda is an ideal space for a useful home office or guest accommodation. There is a further timber workshop ideal for a hobby room or an artists studio plus a timber garden shed providing ample storage for all your gardening needs.

Price: 825,000

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Eircode: A98 N567

BER: D1