Perfectly located in the beautiful Wicklow Countryside while also just a short drive to Dublin City Centre, Kundera offers a wonderful mix of seclusion yet an ease of access to all that Dublin and Wicklow has to offer. Within just a few minutes, you can hike up the Sugarloaf Mountain, taking a dip in the sea in Sandycove or dining in Kilmacanogue. Set within the Enniskerry Parish and just 7 minute drive to Enniskerry Village, Rocky Valley Drive is a prestigious location with unrivalled views of the Killiney and Dublin coast line with further spectacular views of Powerscourt and the Wicklow Hills just a short walk away.
The property is accessed through large electric gates that invite you along the curved driveway which brings to view this wonderful family home.
The attention to detail in the refurbishment (carefully carried out by EMD Architects) and design of this property is evident as soon as you set foot through the door. Upon entering the large welcoming reception hall with its ‘Versace’ tiled floor and discreet storage/ cloakroom areas and guest bathroom, leads you into the lobby area with triple height ceiling, stainless steel bannisters and gallery landing. The use of floor to ceiling glass in the reception rooms allow in an abundance of natural light while also giving you spectacular views of the Sugarloaf Mountain and the surrounding countryside. The meditation pool area is a focal point viewed from the main kitchen, study and gym area which also includes a shower and sauna room. The five bedrooms on the upper floor also take advantage of the wonderful mountain views, the main bedroom in particular providing the stunning view from the comfort of your bed.
The bespoke interior highlights the quality throughout with ‘Versace Gold’ tiling, bespoke designer bathrooms, bespoke built in wardrobes and ‘Swarovski’ handles in the bedroom by ‘Hammonds’ in the UK and stunning main kitchen with ‘Miele’ appliances. The property provides a wonderful balance of living and bedroom accommodation which is ideal for family living.
The property lies on approximately .6 of an acre of secluded mature gardens which has been beautifully designed and planted to blend in to the natural rock formation of this area. Located off the kitchen and reception area leads to the stunning southwest facing patio with seating area, heated gas fire and water feature making it an ideal place for entertaining. Hidden away is a hard surface tennis court and an abundance of parking spaces. To the side of the property is a detached one bedroom self-contained unit which would be a perfect space for family members, nannies or an au pair.
This prestigious address is home to many retired businessmen, eminent barristers and an ex Ireland and premier league player. This is the perfect location to enjoy all the countryside views and wildlife living and walking whilst only being less than 5 minutes off the motorway and a 40 minute direct drive to the airport.
• BRIGHT AND SPACIOUS 6 BEDROOMED FAMILY HOME IN IMMACULATE CONDITION THROUGHOUT.
• TRANQUIL LOCATION AT THE FOOT OF THE WICKLOW MOUNTAINS.
• EASY ACCESS TO DUBLIN CITY CENTRE AND DUBLIN AIRPORT.
• STUNNING MASTER BEDROOM WITH LARGE WALK IN DRESSING AREA AND IDYLLIC VIEWS OVER THE SURROUNDING COUNTRYSIDE.
• ONE BEDROOM DETCAHED ANNEX SUITABLE FOR A NUMBER OF USES.
• BESPOKE FINISH THROUGHOUT.
• LANDSCAPED GROUNDS WITH PATIO AREA AND TENNIS COURT.
• SHORT WALK TO KILMACANOGUE VILLAGE.
• FULLY AUTOMATED CONTROL & APP SYSTEM IN THE HOUSE BY ELAN HOME SYSTEMS.
• HIGH END ALARM SYSTEM INCLUDING OUTSIDE PERIMETER BEAMS AND CCTV.
Reception Hall: Bright contemporary Hall with Versace marble floor tiles and floor to ceiling window. Panelled walls with concealed storage and guest cloakroom. Open plan arch to inner hall and lobby. Inset lights.
Guest cloakroom: Solid walnut floor, beautifully tiled with recessed shelf and feature lighting. Oval wash hand basin with LED waterfall taps. Wc.
Inner split level Hall & Lobby: With triple height ceilings with high level picture windows flooding the area with light. Gallery landing over with glass and stainless steel bannisters, stairs to the upper and lower levels. Suspended walkway leading to the gym. Double doors to the library and living room.
Library/ Living Room: Bespoke commissioned library furniture with curved and rolled ends. Solid floors. Marble fireplace with marble hearth and inset feature window to the side and dual arches to the living room area which contains an extensive bespoke drinks bar and a huge wall to wall and floor to ceiling window providing stunning views. Doors to the patio and gardens. Modern recessed fire and recessed alcove for the television.
Dining Room: Open plan dining room with superb ‘Herringbone’ walnut floor. Attractive cast Iron built in fireplace with bespoke cabinetry with feature lighting on sides of the fireplace. Attractive vaulted barrel ceiling with recessed uplighters. Magnificent floor to ceiling corner window overlooking the mountain, patio, and gardens.
Family Room: Walnut floor with large sliding doors to the patio and garden. Commanding stunning views. Built in modern bespoke joinery and cabinetry with storage. Mirrored to reflect the light. Freestanding Italian circular solid fuel stove ideal for those winter evenings. where the ‘Flame Window’ is back to back so it can be enjoyed by both the family & kitchen jointly. The entire opens on to the bespoke kitchen making this an ideal spacious family space.
Kitchen: State of the art contemporary ‘Siematic’ kitchen. Modern feel with clean lines and granite worktops. Large central island incorporating storage and room for appliances and seating. There is also a separate eating area with a large wall to wall picture window looking out over the lush greenery in the gardens. Double doors lead from the kitchen through the central courtyard garden with its meditation pool the gym. The kitchen also features inset and feature lighting, marble floor tiles and built in appliances including a mixture of ‘Gaggenau’ appliances (2.7m high Fridge / Freezer and Wine Storage Fridges) ‘Gaggenau’ dishwashers, ‘Miele’ ovens, built in coffee machine and microwave. There are doors from the kitchen to the rear garden leading to the Annex and a door to the Chefs kitchen.
Chef’s Kitchen: An ideal working kitchen, fully fitted with a modern built in ‘Siematic’ kitchen with integrated appliances and a 2nd dishwasher. Fully tiled floor and inset lights. Extensive granite work tops and everything to hand. Attractive recessed alcoves with feature lighting. Bright study with walnut floors. Dual sliding patio doors open on to the central courtyard with the meditation pool and waterfall feature. Fabulous room with a stunning backdrop.
Inner Lobby: Heading back through the inner lobby over the suspended walkway we find a large roof light and a door to a second guest bathroom. This bathroom is exceptional and features ‘Versace Gold’ tiling, a gold circular wash hand basin on raised plinth, inset and feature lighting and wc.
Gym: Very large gym which could also be used as another reception if required. This room has large picture windows and is joined to the kitchen across the inner courtyard. There is a shower room off which is beautifully finished in Travertine. There is also a large sauna which has access to the gym and to the shower facility.
Heading up the sumptuously carpeted stairs is an inset artist commissioned copper radiator and a gallery landing with stainless steel and glass bannisters and large picture window flooding the area with light. There is a window light and seating area further down the bedroom floor and a spacious but discreet laundry chute here to serve the bedrooms which drops directly to the laundry area on the lower ground floor.
Principal Bedroom Suite: Large beautifully appointed bedroom and also features an artist commissioned radiator and impressive floor to ceiling windows commanding exceptional views of the Sugarloaf mountain directly from "the pillow". Modern fireplace with recessed alcove over for a wall mounted flat screen tv. There is also a comfortable seating area with occasional table for relaxing. Arch to exceptional walk in wardrobe and dressing room designed by Hammonds Uk which includes ‘Swarovski’ crystal handles and a large central mirrored island unit with chandelier above. It also includes a private laundry chute discreetly fitted inside the wardrobe together with a safe.
There are a further four bedrooms on this floor with access to the terrace area with views of the Sugarloaf.
Basement level: Ancillary space in basement currently infuse as laundry area, wine storage and cinema room.