Savills and Hunters Estate Agents are delighted to present to the market this stunning period residence
This beautiful residence extends to approx. 488 sq. m/ 5,252 sq. ft. and is privately set on approx. 1.3 ha / 3.3 acres. The property includes courtyard buildings with two apartments and a large standalone cut stone studio. This magnificent period home offers prospective purchasers the opportunity to acquire a substantial period property in this sought-after location.
Shankill House is undoubtedly one of the finest detached properties to come to market in Rathmichael so far this year.
Throughout the property the proportions and quality of light together create a wonderful atmosphere redolent of a bygone era of gentility. From the property's elevated position, there are stunning vistas over the gardens and surrounding countryside towards the sea. Marrying perfectly old and new this elegant property contains period features including original sash windows, decorative plasterwork, wooden shutters and period fireplaces while at the same time providing modern comforts.
Upon entering the property, one is welcomed by a gracious reception hall with doors leading to the principal entertaining rooms of the property. To the left there is a sitting room with period fireplace and a dual aspect. To the right of the hall is a superbly proportioned drawing room which spans from front to back of the house. Continuing through, one comes to a fully fitted kitchen. On the ground floor return, lies a study/bedroom 5, shower room, cloakroom and access to the gardens. On the return is a bedroom, shower room and store room. Rising to the first floor one finds an impressive landing with picture window overlooking the gardens. There are three spacious bedrooms at this level including a master suite comprising of an en suite bathroom and a dressing room. On the lower ground floor there is a well-proportioned hall, three further rooms providing for extra reception/bedrooms, a plant room, shower room and access to outside. To the rear of the property is a raised lawned garden, boiler house. The property is further enhanced by two self-contained units within the courtyard and a separate studio.
The property is approached by a sweeping driveway and is nestled in the heart of approx. 1.3 ha / 3.3 acres of gardens. Outside the grounds are superbly stocked with specimen trees, mature planting and laid out in an attractive combination of rolling lawns and a raised garden to the rear enjoying a south westerly aspect.
The property is situated in this most desirable location within minutes of a host of amenities. Shankill Village and Bray Town Centre are just minutes' drive away with their myriad shops and restaurants. There are excellent transport links with the Dart station at Shankill, Luas at Brides Glen, several bus routes on the nearby N11 and the M50 providing ease of access to the city centre and surrounding area. Excellent schools abound within general the area including St. Anne's and Rathmichael Parish national schools, St Gerard's, John Scotus, Loreto Convent and Presentation College Bray and Holy Child Killiney.
Driving Northbound on the N11, Take a left-hand turn at Whelahan's onto Cherrywood Road. Continue straight on to the roundabout and take the first exit onto Mullinastill Road, at the next roundabout take your first left and next right over the bridge (Stonebridge Road). At the roundabout take your second exit onto Ferndale Road, take your next right into Rathmichael Dales and the entrance to Shankill House is further up on the left-hand side.