Built in the 1820’s, Sylvanmount house takes its name from its stunning Sylvan setting, The site’s Georgian origins are recorded in an OSI historical map from 1838, which show that the house and coach house (no longer part of the residence) existed there prior to that date.
This double fronted lodge style residence of approximately 253 sq. m / 2,723 sq. ft. is set upon approx. 0.5 Acres. Upon arrival one is welcomed by the attractive glazed tiled porch, leading to the charming entrance hallway with timber floors, original cornicing and ceiling rose. All of the reception rooms off the hall are well proportioned. To the front of the house is the spacious informal family room with beautiful full length bay window with original shutters, intricate cornice details and ceiling rose and imposing marble fireplace. Off this room is a double bedroom with tiled shower room en-suite. The drawing room is to the right of the hallway featuring two full length sash windows with working shutters, detailed corning, ceiling rose and a grand fireplace.
From here there is a great sense of flow through to the dining room with marble gas fireplace and matching original sash windows with shutters. The sunroom and kitchen can be accessed from here. Keeping with tradition, the kitchen is to the back of the house, with tiled floors, fitted wall and floor mounted units and ample space for a dining table. There is a well-appointed guest WC at this level and a good size utility/laundry room with convenient fitted wall and floor units. Access to the rear garden is from here through a long passage with ample storage and cloaks area. Positioned well on the grounds, Sylvanmount house is accessed via wrought iron gates and a sweeping gravelled driveway with extensive lawned west facing gardens to the front with sizeable parking for multiple cars.
Located approx. 16km south of Dublin City Centre and 2km off the Dublin Road providing direct access to the M50 and Dublin Airport, and the nearby village of Shankill. Sylvanmount House is superbly located. The nearest LUAS stop at Brides Glen is approx. 3.8km walk and there is a Dart station in Shankill. The N11 is also well serviced by frequent Dublin Bus routes & a QBC, providing easy access to and from the City Centre. There are an excellent selection of both primary and secondary schools close by, including St Anne’s National School, Rathmichael Parish National School, John Scottus Secondary School, St.Gerards and Nord Anglia International School in nearby Foxrock.
- Outdoor store room
- Oil fired central heating
- Private off street parking
- Timber sash windows
- West facing garden
- Period features throughout