Coolvally, Abingdon Park, Shankill, Dublin 18 - Tom Maher & Co Ltd - Tom Maher, Estate Agents, Auctioneers, Valuers Residential

Coolvally, Abingdon Park, Shankill, Dublin 18 - Sold

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  • 4 Bed Detached House - 225 m² / 2422 ft²


"Coolvally" is a substantial family home set in just over one acre of mature gardens. Approached up a private avenue and completely shielded from the road by attractive hedging and magnificent trees, it is tranquil and comfortable with great outdoor space for children and pets to be safe while enjoying the freedom of fresh sea air close to Dublin city. Designed to make the most of its sunny southwest orientation and stunning garden views, the house comprises four large double bedrooms, three bathrooms and extensive reception rooms. These link one to the other and open onto the garden, making them ideal for relaxed casual entertaining as well as modern family life. A property of unique and historic character, it enjoys an ideal location convenient to all amenities and transport links desirable to the modern family.

Generously proportioned accomodation of 225 sq. metres ( 2,400 sq. ft) - lightfilled interiors with feature high ceilings - wonderful gardens of c.1 acre - secluded tranquil & sunny southwest aspect - oil fired central heating - double glazed throughout - new UPVC gutters & soffits - stira stairs to floored attic - detached studio - 2 garages - original terrazzo floor in kitchen - polished parquet floor in principal rooms - in excellent state of decoration - handpainted wall & ceiling murals - extensive road frontage of 300' - close to Dart, 145 bus, Luas, M50, Air Coach, churches, schools, shops; 5 minutes from Killiney beach.

A special feature of "Coolvally" is the graciously landscaped garden of c.1 acre. Designed in 1939 by the first owner, renowned horticulturalist Humphrey Watson, it has a tranquil, continental feel with sweeping lawns and gently curved pathways. Amply stocked with specimen trees and shrubs it offers a beautiful sylvan haven in which to enjoy the sheltered, sunny and secluded aspect. The tree collection includes Edwardzia, Myrtle, Cuban Laurel, Irish Oak, Weeping Willow, Laburnum, Magnolia Stellata, Forsythia, Cordelina Australis and varieties of Cypress, Fir and Cedar. The house's crowning glory is the Wisteria Sinensis Prolifica which adorns the southwest corner of the house.

The location is excellent. Shankill is just a stones throw away and offers a range shops and amenities, including a wide variety of schools, churches and excellent leisure facilities. The DART station at Shankill is just a short walk away and the N11, M50 and LUAS are also just moments away. The popular areas of Killiney, Dalkey and Sandycove are all within easy reach.


Spacious accommodation c. 225 sq.m. / 2400 sq. ft.
Floor plan available below as PDF
Generously proportioned rooms
Feature high ceilings
Bright interiors
Exceptional gardens c .1 acre
Sunny south west facing
Secluded aspect
Oil fired central heating
Double glazed windows
Stira stairs to floored attic
New upvc soffits and gutters
Detached studio
Two detached garages comprising a single and double
Polished parquet flooring
Genuine Terrazzo flooring
Tastefully decorated
Close to all amenities inc M50, Dart & Luas
Extensive road frontage

BER Details

BER: 104073655
Energy Performance Indicator: 457.64 kWh/m²/yr


Entrance hall
Spacious attractive black & white original tiled floor which leads to the inner hall with hand painted wood floor. Understairs cloaks and valuable storage.

Guest cloakroom 1.53m x 1.95m
White suit incorporating whb in vanity unit with mirror wc. Attractive black and white original tiled floor.

Diningroom 4.54m x 3.98m
Dual aspect with delightful views of the grounds. Original timber fireplace with tiled inset. Parquet flooring.

Familyroom/study 3.67m x 3.27m
Tiled fireplace flanked by built in shelving and presses with feature hand painted mural detail. Parquet flooring. French doors to....

Sunroom 4.29m x 2.16m
Dual aspect. Doors to garden. French doors lead to....

Sitting-room 6.30m x 4.28m
Attractive deep bow window with fitted window seat. This superb reception enjoys a stunning aspect of the gardens. Tiled fireplace, parquet timber floor.

Breakfastroom 2.85m x 2.40m
With fitted units.

Pantry 1.63m x 1.33m

Kitchen 3.95m x 3.31m
With fitted wall and base units and illuminated work top areas. Tiled surround, stainless steel double sink unit with electric water disposal, built in double oven, ceramic hob, extractor, gas hob, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge freezer.

Passage With Feature Mural Decoration 3.74 x 1.01

Utility/boiler room 1.93m x 1.69m

Gardeners wc & whb 1.76m x .90m

Large double floor to ceiling height with attractive staircase. Hotpress.

Master bedroom 6.25m x 4.376m
Dual aspect room. Parquet timber floor. Built in wardrobes. Beautiful mural "sky" ceiling. Door to south facing balcony.

Ensuite 3.08m x 1.72m
White suite incorporating shower, wc, whb and mirrored door medicine cabinet. Tiled walls.

Bedroom 2 4.65m x 4.04m
Dual aspect. Painted timber floor and whb.

Bedroom 3 3.38m x 3.6m
Dual aspect. Built in wardrobes & shelving unit.

Bedroom 4 4.04m x 3.20m
With valuable under roof storage.

Shower room 1.98 x 1.79
White suite incorporating Mira electric power shower. whb in vanity unit, wall mirror and wc. Tiled walls. Feature mural on two walls.

Bathroom 4.27m x 1.71m
White suite incorporating bath with telephone shower attachment. Whb in vanity unit and 2 wall mirrors. Parquet timber floor.


Studio 5.82m x 3.99m
Detached garage 6.88m x 3.04m
Single garage 4.87m x 2.59m

Viewing Details

By Prior Appointment

Joint Agents:

David Dobbs MIPAV MCEI BSc(Hons)


Tom Maher 01 4515622