Melrose, Kilgobbin Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18

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Detached House
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Detached House


Contact Name: Colin Thomas

Agent: Vincent Finnegan

PSR Licence Number: 001756

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Property Description

Occupying an exceptionally private site of c.0.252 acre, Melrose is a stunning 4/5 bed detached family home with self contained granny flat to the side which could serve a variety of functions including home plus income, home office or therapy / au pair suite or indeed be easily incorporated back into the main home. The spacious accommodation stretches to an enviable c. 208 sq mt - 2,238 sq ft and is perfectly laid out for modern family living. There are large and private front and rear gardens with an abundance of off street parking to the front and also access to the large detached garage.

Well laid out accommodation briefly comprises entrance hallway with guest wc and whb, living room, family room / bedroom 5, kitchen / dining room, utility room, downstairs bathroom and self contained unit. Upstairs are four bedrooms (master en-suite) and a bathroom.

Featuring extensive road frontage, Melrose also possesses obvious development potential (subject to PP) and indeed a feasibility study on possible development opportunities was carried out in May 2021 which took into consideration several recent infill developments along Kilgobbin Road. Based on this feasibility study , and subject to planning permission, there are several potential options to develop the site including 4 x 3 bedroom terraced homes, 3 x 4 bedroom detached homes, 4 x 1 bedroom apartments plus 6 x 2 bedroom apartments, 3 x 2 bedroom apartments and 3 x 3 bedroom duplex apartments.

Close proximity to all necessary amenities is well catered for with the LUAS being within a few minutes walk, the M50 motorway a 2-3 minute drive and Dundrum Town Centre is also within a few minutes drive. Also within walking distance are Sandyford and Stepaside villages with their superb array of local shops, eateries and essential services. A wide variety of leisure facilities are also on the doorstep with superb hill walks in the Dublin/Wicklow mountains a short distance away. Leopardstown Racecourse, Westwood and Crossfit gyms and numerous golf courses are also within a stone's throw along with Sandyford and Cherrywood Business Campuses.

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Stunning detached property on c. 0.252 acre
Obvious development potential subject to PP (Feasibility study carried out May 2021)
Double glazed windows
Self contained granny flat / Au Pair suite to side - easily re-incorporated in to main home
Fully private rear garden
Large detached garage (c. 10.5m x 4.7m)
Abundance of off street parking
Walking distance of LUAS and Sandyford Hall shopping centre
Fine mountain views from upstairs
Wired for alarm
Oil Fired central heating
Spacious accommodation of c. 208 sq mt / 2,238 sq ft


Entrance hallway: (c. 2.73m x 1.45m) Spacious hallway with tongue and groove timber floor, picture rail, large under-stairs storage room, guest wc and whb.

Living room: (c.3.45m x 3.26m) Tongue and groove timber floor, picture rail, double glass panelled doors to hallway.

Family room / Bedroom 5: (c. 3.47m x 3.28m) Open fireplace with tiled inset, ceiling cornice and centre rose, tongue and groove timber floor.

Kitchen / Dining room: (c.6.71m x 4.30m) Fitted kitchen with range of built-in cupboards and drawers, bowl and half stainless steel sink unit, plumbed for dishwasher, open fireplace with tiled inset and hearth, tiled floor in kitchen area and laminated timber floor in dining area, 2 sets of French doors to rear and side gardens.

Rear Hallway: Utility area with large Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine and door to rear garden.

Guest bathroom: wc, whb and fully tiled step in shower unit, door to -

Granny flat / Au Pair suite: (c. 9.96m x 3.85m) - Large multi purpose self contained unit which would suit a variety of purposes including home plus income, au pair suite, therapy suite etc. There is a kitchen area with fitted cupboards and sink unit, living and bedroom areas along with doors to the rear garden and door to the side passage. This unit could easily be re-incorporated into the main house using the two existing doors that have been blocked up.


Landing: Tongue and groove timber floor, shelved hot press and doors to bedrooms off.

Master Bedroom: (c. 5.11m x 4.19m) Superb master suite with walk in wardrobe, tongue and groove timber floor and door to -

En-Suite: wc, whb and bath.

Bedroom 2: (c. 4.08m x 2.53m) Built in wardrobe, laminated timber floor.

Bedroom 3: (c. 4.02m x 3.88m) Laminated timber floor.

Bedroom 4: (c. 3.55m x 3.39m) Tongue and groove timber floor.

Bathroom: (c. 3.53m x 3.39m) Superb bathroom suite incorporating wc, whb, bath, separate fully tiled Triton step in shower unit, part tiled walls and fully tiled floor.


Front: Large and private front garden mainly laid out in gravel with attractive lawned areas and mature trees and shrubs bordering. There is an abundance of off street parking along with vehicular access to the large detached garage (c. 10.5 m x 4.7m).

Rear: Magnificent rear garden with total privacy that is laid out in lawn with flagstone patio areas and rear access to detached garage.

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This property was last updated: 80 days ago

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Selling Agent

Vincent Finnegan
5 Lower Main Street, Dundrum, Dublin 14

Contact Name: Colin Thomas

PSR Licence Number: 001756

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This Detached House located at Melrose, Kilgobbin Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18 is currently for sale. This property was last updated by Vincent Finnegan 80 days ago. Melrose, Kilgobbin Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18 is priced as: €895,000 and has 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms. View all properties for sale in Sandyford, Dublin 18. View properties for sale with 5 bedrooms in Sandyford, Dublin 18.
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Melrose, Kilgobbin Road, Sandyford, Co. Dublin