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GALVIN PROPERTY are delighted to present ‘Setauket’, 6 The Birches, Torquay Road, Foxrock to the market for sale. Whilst in need of refurbishment, Setauket is a most impressive family home offering huge potential and set on region .6 acres of mature and completely private gardens. The property has the potential to be one of the finest private homes in the city, sitting on a spectacular site which enjoys a wonderful south facing & private aspect to the rear. To the front and behind gates, the driveway accommodates excellent off-street parking for many cars. This really is a most impressive detached family home superbly located in this quiet leafy enclave extending to approximately 894 sqm (9,622 sqft).
The Birches is a quiet, exclusive, mature development ideally located off Torquay
Road, a short walk to the local amenities of Foxrock Village. Most of the properties here were constructed in the 1980s under the stipulation that spacious standalone residences were constructed on the large private sites. Since it was conceived The Birches has been the address to some of Ireland’s best-known and most-successful business people. The enclave has been home to a number of high ranking business leaders including David Doyle, Johnny Ronan and Paddy McKillen
Located approximately 12km (7.5 miles) from St. Stephen’s Green. An extremely popular residential location due to its close proximity to a number of recreational amenities including Foxrock
and Carrickmines Golf Clubs; Carrickmines Lawn Tennis Club; Leopardstown Race
Course and Westwood Health and Fitness Centre. The QBC on Stillorgan Road
provides ease of access to the city centre and the property is also within a short
distance of the M50 and the LUAS stations at Carrickmines and Sandyford.
Approached through double entranced gates to a large gravelled driveway. The private grounds have extensive planting, mature trees, and various terrace areas. The garden centrepiece is the swimming pool which occupies a prime position and can be enjoyed from the garden, its terraces and the house itself. There is also rear vehicular access to the property accessed from Westminster Road.
The accommodation briefly includes the following;
Basement – Games Room & Storage Room
Ground Floor – Porch & Large Entrance Hall, Study, Living Room, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Kitchen, Conservatory, Guest Bathroom and 2 Receptions Rooms. At this level there is also a Pool House with two rooms, a self contained Kitchen and Bathroom.
1st Floor – 7 Bedrooms (3 ensuite), 4 Bathrooms, Laundry Room and a Large Terrace overlooking the Pool & Gardens.
2nd Floor – Four Bedrooms (1 with mezzanine), 2 Bathrooms and a large attic space.
A host of prestigious schools are nearby. These include Hollypark Boys and Girls National School, St. Brigid’s Boys and Girls National School and many of South County Dublin’s Secondary Schools to include Blackrock College, Mount Anville, Loreto Foxrock, St. Andrew’s College, Lycee Français d’Irlande as well as the recently opened Nord Anglia International School all if which are just a short commute away.
This is a most impressive home combining very generous accommodation situated in a quiet, family friendly cul-de-sac with open green space to the front and is available to view immediately.
Galvin Property & Finance for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are, give notice that: These particulars do not form any part of any contract and are given as guidance only. Maps and plans are not to scale and measurements are approximate. Intending purchasers/renters must satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of details given to them either verbally or as part of this brochure. Such information is given in good faith and is believed to be correct, however, Galvin Property & Finance, or their agents shall not be held liable for inaccuracies.