Sherry FitzGerald is delighted to bring to the market Rowan House, a substantial detached residence located within the exclusive development Grove Wood off the highly desirable Hainault Road, within minutes' walk to Foxrock village. Rowan House, built in 2005 to an incredibly high specification offering the discerning purchaser a stylish and well-appointed home extending to 408 sqm/4,392 sq ft. approx. The property is presented in turnkey condition, luxuriously appointed having the involvement of the highly regarded auspices of Helen Turkington at the design stage.
Entered via a tree lined avenue into this exclusive gated community security and seclusion is clearly evident. Rowan House is positioned behind sliding electric entrance gates within this secure development which gives way to the parking apron to the front, flanked by tall hedging offering privacy and space for parking. Upon entering, one is immediately struck with the enormous amount of light that reflects through the front to the ground and first floor level by the double height window, a beautiful feature of this home. Instantly evident on arrival, one is entering a luxuriously appointed home with Crema Marfil marble tiled floor which sets the tone as one enters the hall which runs through to the Guest bathroom and spacious, open plan kitchen, breakfast, and family room. The drawing room is to the left of the hallway being a spacious and well-appointed room with a feature bay window, high ceilings and a large marble fireplace as the focal point. Sliding pocket doors interconnect the drawing room to the spacious dining room to the rear also with an impressive marble fireplace with double doors opening out to the Kitchen area. The bespoke kitchen complete with granite countertops boasts a large kitchen island, dresser and access to the utility room. The open plan area with an outlook over the gardens offers ample space for families to enjoy with both family and dining areas. An additional reception room to the right of the hallway with bay window adds greatly to the extent of accommodation on offer with this home.
Rising to first floor there are four excellent sized double rooms, three of which are ensuite and the main bedroom with feature bay window also boasting walk in wardrobe, large ensuite bathroom with an outlook to the front. The second floor has a further two bedrooms, one exceptionally spacious room with storage and wardrobe space coupled with ensuite. The second room is currently used as an office with fitted Cherrywood built in desk with drawers.
Rowan House benefits from many design centric features such as the family favourite, the open plan layout which incorporates the kitchen, breakfast and family area. All reception and bedroom accommodation are superbly proportioned, underfloor heating throughout the ground floor, high quality fixtures and fittings, Bespoke kitchen, marble tiling in all bathrooms and on ground floor level coupled with a smart home system to operate lighting, home entertainment and security to name but a few. Mood lighting throughout allows ambience change to each room coupled with highly sophisticated surround sound system in all receptions rooms, the main bedroom and bathrooms. The property boasts many additional security features with external CCTV and lighting coupled with additional security at the entrance to the development.
Sliding electric gates open into the cobble locked front garden providing ample parking. The front is bordered by mature laurel hedging and planted with a mix of low box hedging to border the flower bed complete with mature and specimen trees offering complete privacy. Dual side entrance gates lead to the south west facing rear garden.
The rear garden is laid mainly in a patio providing a wonderful space for dining and relaxing al fresco. Bordered by a flower bed around the perimeter interspersed with a beautiful selection of fern trees, Japanese maple, colourful grasses, rhododendrons, agapanthus to name but a few. A Laurel hedge provides additional border around the perimeter with outside lighting creating a warm and relaxing atmosphere to enjoy the garden. This area is completely private with a magnificent vista of maturity with so many shades of green and colour to enjoy.
Ideally situated on Hainault Road, just a stone's throw from Foxrock Village offering an array of boutiques, eateries, shops and Leopardstown Racecourse. Cabinteely Village is also nearby with bijou restaurants, the shopping centre and Cabinteely Park with 110 acres of amenity and pleasure grounds coupled with children's playground and many historical attractions. The house is within close proximity to many highly regarded schools, including St. Brigid Boys and Girls schools at Foxrock and Cabinteely, Hollypark, the French school Lycée Francais not to mention Loreto College Foxrock and the new Nord Anglia International School.
Sporting enthusiasts are spoiled for choice with Foxrock and Leopardstown Golf clubs on the doorstep, Carrickmines Lawn Tennis and Croquet moments away coupled with being within a short drive from the many walks and attractions at the foothills of the Dublin mountains. The M50 and N11 are within easy reach, and the area is served by an excellent public transport network of Luas and Dublin Bus. The Luas stop at Carrickmines is approximately a 4 minute drive or 20 minute walk.