- For sale
A most superb family home,built in 1994 and situated on .86 acres of secluded grounds, Sonas possesses a character and charm that is second to none, truly unique and special with the perfect synthesis of home and gardens.
The property which stands approximately 361.6 sq.m. / 3,892 sq.ft. is laid over three levels that flood with natural light and capture the moving sun while enjoying picture windows in every room with sublime and expansive views of the wonderful gardens and surrounding mountain landscape. Sonas presents an excellent balance of living and bedroom accommodation offering spacious proportions throughout that are synonymous with modern family living.
On the ground floor, the accommodation briefly comprises a welcoming entrance hall with solid oak staircase and double height feature glass atrium, two reception rooms which interconnect, one which features an original Adams fireplace and enjoys direct garden access, a formal dining room with access to the rear hall leading to a large corner home office, utility area and a guest shower room.
A flawless Danish design kitchen is at the heart of Sonas offering a large pantry, extensive wall and floor units with polished granite counter tops complete with centre island, butchers block, quality Miele appliances, five ring gas hob, American fridge freezer and a feature gas Aga, off which an arched south facing sunroom is perfect for family dining while encompassing an indoor outdoor living theme.
On the first floor, a master bedroom features a beautiful bow bay window with panoramic views of the Dublin mountains and includes a tastefully appointed ensuite. A further four bedrooms of generous proportions include a second ensuite, Jack and Jill bathroom and a family bathroom completing the accommodation on this level.
On the second floor a spacious landing provides access to the final two double bedrooms, study, shower room and store room, completing the accommodation.
Grounds & Gardens
Brennanstown Vale is entered down a long meandering tree lined avenue which arrives at a large turning circle at the foot of Sonas.
Outside, the surrounding gardens on the best part of an acre are bordered by magnificent mature trees and shrubs providing complete privacy and includes a 400 year old Ash tree at the beginning of the sweeping drive way which approaches the property and provides excellent off street parking and access to a separate ancillary building houses a hobbies room and a separate garden room located to the rear of the property is ideal for independent living or an Au pair.
What can be best described as a plantsman’s paradise, the new owners of Sonas will be inheriting truly marvellous gardens with rolling lawns, water features, sun terraces and an array of choice specimens including over 800 Keukenhof tulip bulbs, Japanese maples, snake bark maple, Lilac trees, magnolia, clematis tunnel, wonderful wisteria, silver birches and a walnut tree to name but a few, all affording an ever changing flourish and bloom that has taken years to mature and create the sublime sense of peace and tranquillity that is Sonas.
Location & Amenities
The location is within a short stroll from the heart of Foxrock Village home to comprehensive choice of restaurants, boutiques and specialist shops. Cornelscourt and Stillorgan Shopping Centre, Blackrock and Cabinteely villages are all within easy reach and Dundrum Town Centre is a short drive away.
Transport links close by include the LUAS at Carrickmines, the N11 (QBC) provides easy access to Dublin Business District and St. Stephens Green. The proximity of Junction 13 on the M50, Dublin Orbital Motorway affords easy access to Dublin International Airport and the principle Irish Road network.
Recreational facilities abound in the area with such entities as Carrickmines Lawn Tennis Club, Leopardstown Golf Centre, Leopardstown Race Course, Foxrock Golf Club and Westwood Gym. Water based activity at Dun Laoghaire Harbour with its Yacht clubs and walking in Cabinteely Park with its woodland walks are all within easy reach. There are also several local rugby, football, GAA and hockey clubs close by.
Many of south Dublin’s top schools located close by including Holly Park and St Brigid’s national schools, Kill of the Grange national school, Loreto College Foxrock, Blackrock College, CBC Monkstown and Mount Anville, to name but a few. UCD and Trinity College are easily accessible.
Gas fired central heating
Fire Alarm System
Mains electricity and water
Viewing is by private appointment with John Coleman