Sherry FitzGerald is proud to present Tír na nÓg, a truly exquisite seven bedroomed, 11 bathrooms, family residence which exudes luxury, sophistication, and quality throughout. Totaling approx.1,168 sq m /12,568 sq.ft of superbly laid out accommodation and standing on a mature, private manicured site of just under circa 1.5 acres, Tir Na Nog offers the ultimate in home and garden.
The property was completely upgraded and extended by the current owners in 2007 under the watchful eye of EMD Architects the results of which are truly exceptional. The property has instant appeal. From the moment you approach the electric gates and pass through on to the sweeping cobble lock drive you know this home is something very special. On entering, you are immediately struck by the sense of light and space throughout. The large welcoming hall offers access via wide double doors to the main reception area which opens in turn to the incredible bespoke kitchen family room. This home is ideal for entertaining and there is a seamless connection between the formal, informal, and recreational areas.
The bright natural stone clad ambulatories with their large glass atriums and angled walls add to this flow between all areas of the ground floor including access to the large indoor swimming pool, Steam room and Gymnasium with changing room and luxurious shower room. There is also a study and funky guest bathroom.
All family needs are fulfilled in this exceptional property. A large games room is positioned off a beautifully designed and fitted Snooker room. There is separate access to the Guest apartment positioned on the first floor which is totally self-contained and totals over approx.. 50 sq m. and a truly stunning 15-seater Cinema complete with surround sound, retractable curtains and full cinema screen and lighting.
Practicalities too are catered for with plenty of storage positioned around the house with a very large prep kitchen / utility room with guest shower room all positioned off the main kitchen area. The main kitchen has large double sliding doors which lead directly to the rear garden and large outdoor entertaining area / BBQ area which enjoys day long sunshine with a superb southerly aspect.
On the upper floors, there are six generous double bedrooms all ensuite, many have walk in wardrobes. The principal bedroom suite is spectacular. A generous size, over 80 sq m approx., it features a solid walnut floor, large walk-in wardrobe, and beautifully finished bathroom ensuite. This bedroom also offers a lovely aspect overlooking the grounds and an attractive fireplace with coal effect gas fire. There are three other double bedrooms at this level all individually designed and decorated. On the second floor there are two further bedrooms ensuite and a large study area with lovely views of the garden and the surrounding hills and countryside.
The gardens are beautifully mature and landscaped throughout. The front garden as well as having its ample off-street parking also features a mature lawn with hedged boundary and specimen trees and shrubs. The fully fenced hard tennis court is positioned to one side of the front garden, again bordered by mature shrubs and trees.
To the left of the drive there is the first of two large garages (76 sq m approx..) with vehicular up and over doors. There is a second sliding electric gate providing access to an internal courtyard with private parking for more cars and the second garage. These garages are fully insulated, plumbed and fully wired, so could be converted into further living space, or set up as a home office if required.
The rear garden is fully landscaped with manicured lawns and a large central rockery with cascading waterfall and pond. A large Indian sandstone Patio which enjoys day long sunshine wraps the rear of the house and swimming pool. There are graveled paths around the boundary of the garden with many of the mature trees and specimen plants featuring uplighters. At the top of the garden, we discover a Sundial patio ideal to catch the early morning sun. There is a mature rose bed to the rear of the house and numerous well planted flower beds with plenty to keep the greenest fingered buyer occupied.
The location is second to none. Ballybride is an exclusive enclave of luxurious homes surrounded by trees and full of bird song and tranquility, however this amazing home is still close to all amenities. Positioned only an eighteen minute walk from Shankill Dart station, 10 minute walk from Shankill Village and a 5 minute drive to the Luas. A host of recreational facilities are on your doorstep including golf clubs and lovely scenic walks. There is easy access to both the N11 snd the M50 bringing Dublin city and airport within an easy commute. Numerous top class schools are also located close by including John Scottus and St Gerards.