- For sale
Colliers is delighted to introduce 27 Louvain, an impressive, detached family home situated in one of the most desirable enclaves of substantial detached homes in this sought-after location in Clonskeagh. This wonderful comfortable family home benefits from bright and spacious living accommodation of approximately (229 sq.m / 2465 sq.ft). The property exudes charm and elegance both inside and out. This wonderful home is afforded considerable privacy by the mature hedging surrounding the property. Louvain has enjoyed a reputation of one of the sought-after locations in Clonskeagh.
The property benefits from bright and spacious accommodation of good proportions to include interconnecting drawing room and formal dining room, a separate cosy living room and good-sized kitchen breakfast room. The property presents beautifully and is very well maintained. It enjoys an enviable position on the south easterly side of the road with private mature garden to the front and rear. The property also offers the discerning purchaser plenty of scope to remodel and reconfigure the property should they wish
Nestled in a sylvan setting off Roebuck Road in Clonskeagh and built in the 1960s along the lines of American suburbia and the developer at the time naming the roads after the great universities of the world, a leafy setting in one of the finest addresses in Dublin 14, with the convenience of being within walking distance of Dublin’s University College Dublin and within easy access to Dublin’s Central Business District, St. Stephen’s Green together with Merrion Square, Fitzwilliam Square and Molesworth Street. Situated well back from the road, it benefits from an array of transport links with easy access to the N11, M50 and QBC, with Dublin’s Stephens Green approximately 7km / 4.5miles from the property. The No 17 Bus goes directly to Blackrock DART station and the bus stop is located at the entrance to Louvain and Ardilea on the Roebuck Road which is so convenient.
No 27 Louvain is approached via white pillars and paved driveway for several cars. Entering the house one is immediately struck by the bright and elegant light filled entrance hall with its featured Canadian parquet timber flooring and its tranquil ambience. Straight ahead is a spacious well-proportioned drawing room with interconnecting double doors to the formal dining room with feature picture windows overlooking the front garden. The drawing room benefits from a feature stone open fireplace. There is also access from the dining room to the hall. Off the entrance hall is an extensive fully equipped open plan country style kitchen breakfast room with bespoke marble effect work top. The kitchen provides for counter seating and includes a feature range double oven, providing enhanced cooking functionality ideal for busy families or entertaining. Double doors lead from the kitchen breakfast room to garden and terrace.
A very spacious utility room where the gas boiler is located, is accessed from the garden, and is plumbed for washer dryer and also has the benefit of Belfast sink and shelving.
To the right off the entrance hall there is a cosy TV room with study area. A bedroom with bathroom en-suite, a family bathroom and excellent under stairs storage completes the accommodation at ground floor level.
The solid oak feature staircase leads to the upstairs landing which leads to the main principal bedroom with en-suite bathroom. There are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom at this level, making the property ideal for a growing family. There is extensive storage to the eaves which also have the benefit of lighting.
Superbly maintained by its current owners, the private gardens which are mainly in lawn enjoy sunshine from early morning to late evening and boasts an eclectic array of plants shrubs, raised flower beds and colourful Specimen trees. There is a garden shed and a water tap. The property benefits from dual side access, garden shed, water tap and the garden offers a tranquil setting for relaxing as well as entertaining.
No 27 Louvain is well positioned and a short stroll from everything a family would wish for. There are excellent sporting facilities nearby to include UCD Sports centre and swimming pool, Deerpark Tennis Club, Riverview, Elm Park golf and tennis clubs and Merrion Cricket Club, The QBC and Air Coach direct service to Dublin International Airport is also within easy access via the Port Tunnel with the Air Coach stopping on the Stillorgan Road on the nearby Stillorgan N11, provide excellent transport facilities. Major shopping centres at Dundrum, Stillorgan, Blackrock and the Merrion Centre as well as Ranelagh, Donnybrook and Ballsbridge villages are all close by.
There is an excellent choice of schools on hand to include Our Lady’s Grove Primary School, Little Feat Montessori, Mount Anville, Muckross College, and St Kilian’s on Roebuck Road, St. Michael’s College, Blackrock College, and Gonzaga. At third level, University College Dublin (UCD) Belfield is within walking distance and Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and Royal College of Surgeons, an easy commute.
A superb family detached family home
Detached property extending to approximately (229 sq.m / 2465 sq.ft)
Presented in meticulous and decorative order, tastefully appointed throughout
Spacious country style kitchen breakfast room with access to garden
Fully equipped integrated kitchen
Feature Double Oven Range Cooker
4 spacious bedrooms two of which are en-suite
Dimmer switches to kitchen, hall and drawing room
Bright large drawing room with connecting doors to dining room overlooking the front garden
Separate cosy sitting / TV room with study area
Outside utility room plumbed for washing washer
High Efficiency Condenser Gas Boiler located in outside utility room
Double glazed windows throughout
Off-street parking for ample parking
All day sunshine
Superb and sought-after location close to excellent public transport facilities NOTES:
Property built in 1960
New gas boiler installed