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St. Anne's, Brighton Avenue, Monkstown, Co. Dublin

€3,200,000

Description

Hidden behind high walls is this most wonderful detached family home that is St Anne's. The property occupies an impressive corner site of approximately .44 acres, enjoying complete privacy. Built in the 1830's, this villa style home of distinction is indicative of it's era with many period features still intact to include tall sash windows, shutters, original floorboards, ceiling coving, picture rails and fireplaces whilst providing all the conveniences for modern day life. St Anne's has been lovingly maintained by the current owners who have in recent years greatly enhanced the overall appeal of this fine home with the addition of a state of the art kitchen/breakfast room which enjoys panoramic views over the gardens to the rear and side of the property. Providing the perfect balance of elegantly proportioned living and bedroom accommodation, arranged over two floors and extending to approx 404 sq. m/4,350 sq. ft. A flight of granite steps ascend to an orangery entrance porch leading to the front door with leaded fanlight which opens to a welcomingentrance hall with black and white tiled flooring and framed by two archways. To the right of the hall is the delightful drawing room, this beautifully proportioned room is flooded with natural light afforded by its tri aspect. It also has a fireplace with cast iron inset and slate hearth. To the left of the hall is a cosy library enjoying a dual aspect with fitted bookshelves and open fireplace. Further down the hall on the left is a cloakroom leading to a guest wc. At the end of the hall is the large dining room with marble fireplace. French doors open from the
dining room into what is undoubtedly the piece de resistance of this home, the kitchen/breakfast room. Designed by Timbercraft, this bespoke German kitchen is the heart of the home. Grey high gloss wall and floor units with integrated appliances and marble tiled flooring are sure to impress the incoming purchaser. Floor to ceiling bifolding doors open up to bring the garden into the kitchen with attractive safety glass balustrade. There is a further door with granite steps descending to the garden. The master bedroom with ensuite shower room completes the raised ground floor accommodation.
Downstairs, there are four generous sized double bedrooms all with views overlooking the gardens, a large family bathroom and utility room. Also located on this level is the games room leading to a bar and separate guest wc.
Outside: To the front of St Anne's there are two entrances, providing vehicular and pedestrian access. The wide pedestrian entrance could be
converted to create an enter and exit driveway ﴾subject to Planning Permission﴿. There is also rear access. The landscaped gardens of approximately .44 acres encompass St Anne's and are a most noteworthy feature of this unique home, enjoying every orientation of sunshine with a west facing patio being the ideal spot to bask in the late afternoon/evening sun. The gardens have been carefully nurtured by the current owner over the past 30
years to provide complete privacy and an all year round profusion of colour and perfume, mainly laid out in lawn with well stocked mature
tree, shrub and flower borders and useful garden store room.
Location: Brighton Avenue is a quiet road linking the coast road at Seapoint Avenue with Monkstown Road and is located in the heart of
Monkstown. The village with its eclectic mix of shops has a unique architectural style with many of the shops retaining their original Victorian facades. Monkstown has fast become a dining destination with a selection of restaurants to choose from such as Salt at Avoca,
Café du Journal and That's Amore.
Amenities: The Bay at Seapoint with its maritime attractions such as the Martello Tower and coastal walks along the East & West piers are just across the road. The sailing enthusiast will be spoilt for choice with the Irish National, Royal St George and Royal Irish yacht clubs all within walking
distance, also nearby are Monkstown Lawn Tennis Club and West Wood Health Club in Dun Laoghaire. There is a first class choice of both primary and secondary schools in the locality to include Scoil Lorcain, CBC Monkstown, Blackrock College, Holy Child Killiney and St Andrews College to mention but a few.

Accommodation

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Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

Agent Details

Jacqui McCabe
01 6342478

Knight Frank

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  • 20-21 Upper Pembroke Street, Dublin 2,
  • Phone : 01 6342466