Dublin 18. D18YH95
• Detached period home c.1904
• Development potential subject to FPP
• c.371 Sq.m / 3,993 Sq.ft
• Substantial gardens c.2.236 acres
• Serene, wooded setting
• Off Street Parking
• LUAS at Brides Glen and DART at Shankill
• Enniskerry Village in 4 minutes
• Dublin City centre 30 minutes, Dublin Airport 40 minutes.
** LARGE DETACHED HOUSE ON c.2.236 ACRES WITH DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL **
Simply bursting with charm and character of a by gone era, ‘Scalp House’ is a large picturesque double fronted period home (circa 1904) located within this stunning wooded setting in Co. Wicklow. Set amongst approximately 2.236 acres of beautiful wild gardens with The Scalp as feature backdrop, the home now provides a once in a lifetime opportunity to create a bespoke family residence in this serene setting.
It’s a wonderful story. ‘Scalp House’ has been the treasured home of the Butler family for four generations The family have been in residence on the site at the Scalp since 1850. ‘Scalp House’ itself, is a landmark property once famous for its Tea Rooms and Dance Hall, those seeking fun, and frivolities would take the train from the City centre to Carrickmines and walk the 3 miles to ‘Scalp House’.
The accommodation comprises a reception hall, living room, family room, kitchen breakfast room, utility room with access to the dance hall, and rear garden, outer hall, guest wc and a function room (former Tea Room). The first floor is presented in landing with three large double bedrooms and the family bathroom. The large Dance Hall now sits quietly to the side of the main house. Outside, the property is approached over a gated driveway which opens to a provide generous parking, and a patio area. The large westerly facing paddock at the side, with two outbuildings, wraps around to the rear encompassing the rocky scalp providing an exciting vista. A courtyard and woodshed at the rear complete the sun filled setting.
Enviably located on the outskirts of the highly sought after and prestigious village of Enniskerry, the new owners can enjoy the tranquil countryside, yet having plentiful amenities on their doorstep. This beautiful village is renowned for its wonderful cafes, restaurants, bars and shops. Other nearby amenities include the Ski Club of Ireland in Kilternan, Powerscourt Golf Club, Powerscourt Estate, and the luxurious Powerscourt Hotel. Some of South County Dublin’s and County Wicklow’s finest primary and secondary schools are located nearby including St. Marys and St. Gerard’s National School Enniskerry, St. Gerard’s, Loreto Secondary School, and Presentation Bray.
Those enjoying the outdoor life can avail of a wide range of amenities including golf, horse riding, walking routes through the Dublin and Wicklow Mountains or scenic beach and coastal walks through nearby Bray and Greystones, and sailing in Dun Laoghaire or Bray.
Transportation is plentiful and includes a regular bus service, LUAS at Brides Glen and DART at Shankill. The N11 and M50 road networks are within a few minutes’ drive providing easy access to the Southeast and Dublin City which is 30 minutes travel time and Dublin Airport 40 minutes.
Tiled floor, partially panelled walls and alarm.
Fitted carpet, feature fireplace with slate surround and hearth and television point.
Fitted carpet and feature fireplace with tiled surround and hearth.
Tiled floor, fitted floor and wall units, Electrolux oven and hob, Liebherr fridge, stove, television point and access to:
Tiled floor, Bosch washing machine, whb, understairs storage, access to rear courtyard and Dance Hall.
Storage, wc and whb.
Function Room (former Tea Room)
Large function room, feature fireplace and access to front of property.
Double bedroom with fitted carpet, television point and storage.
Double bedroom with fitted carpet.
Single bedroom with fitted carpet.
Fitted carpet, partially tiled walls, bath, wc, whb, wall mounted mirror and shelved hot-press.
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