High Cross is a classical detached Victorian double fronted two storey over garden home of enormous charm, great character and architectural merit, with the feel of a country house in town. Superbly positioned on what is recognised as one of Dublin's most prestigious roads this is without doubt one of the finest homes on the road. It extends to 6000 sq.ft. / 557 sq.m and stands on exceptional south facing walled landscaped gardens of almost an acre, which are truly an oasis of peace.It is a warm, welcoming and stylish family home, great for entertaining and has hosted many a party and special family events. Fine original period detail characteristic of the Victorian era including exceptional mantelpieces, high ceilings, and large sash windows grace the interior. The principle reception rooms are perfect for entertaining yet extremely comfortable and cosy for every day family living and enjoy superb natural light which floods through large sash windows. Family living rooms, a superb games room and gym provide great family space. At garden level a bespoke kitchen breakfast room and stunning conservatory are at the heart of the home opening out to the wonderful gardens. Generous bedrooms and bathrooms complete the picture. The property was renovated in recent years to exacting standards creating a warm comfortable family home of distinction and style.The location is first class, 5 km from St Stephens Green, right in the heart of the most sought after part of Dublin 6 with a terrific community spirit on the road. The local villages of Ranelagh, Dartry, and Donnybrook have fantastic speciality shops and great restaurants. Some of Dublin's best senior and junior schools and universities are close by including Sandford National, Sandford Park, Kildare Place, Muckross Park, Alexandra College, Gonzaga College and St Mary's College, Trinity and UCD.Sports clubs include David Lloyd River View, Milltown Golf Club, Brookfield and Fitzwilliam tennis club. The local Luas stop is a mere stroll away at Milltown providing swift access to St Stephens Green It is within a short drive of the M50 and Dublin Airport.This is undoubtedly a genuinely special and immensely stylish home which successfully combines period detail with enormous character. It has been a happy family home for decades to the current owners and is now ready to welcome a new family.High Cross is well set back from the road, large gates lead to a private front garden which is watched over by wonderful mature Copper Beech, Strawberry and Scotch pine trees. A large gravel driveway provides generous parking. Gates lead to a courtyard and garage with dual access to front and rear gardens. The gardens are a work of art, possibly one of the finest gardens in Dublin, planted in informal style with large manicured sweeping lawns bordered by wide herbaceous borders lovingly planted and stocked with an array of colour affording year round interest. The combination of formal planting with wide flower borders and mature trees is simply breath taking. Planting includes box hedging, mature specimen trees and a profusion of spring and summer flowering bulbs and a much loved rose garden. A full sized tarmacadam tennis court to the rear of the garden has been a family favourite over the years. A sheltered patio is watched over by a wonderful wisteria clad wall with raised beds planted with scented lavender, a great place to enjoy the garden and al fresco dining and a family barbeques. Courtyard with original cobble stones. Outhouses: granite walled, slate roof, large storage area. Metal up and over door to – Garage: with dual access to front and rear gardens housing oil tank and kerosene tank.Work area: Dark Room with double sink. Boiler room.