Coolroe, 30 Castlepark Road, Sandycove, Co. Dublin, A96YW58Sale Agreed E1

4 Bed Semi-Detached House 170 m² / 1830 ft² Sale Agreed

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Coolroe is a wonderful semi-detached four bedroom family home that has been in the same family for three generations, located on the western side of Castlepark Road in the heart of Sandycove. The property was built in 1927 and stands on approximately 0.3 acre of mature private grounds and there is potentially space to the side for a second dwelling subject to the necessary planning permission. The property is approached by vehicular gates opening into a large wraparound gravelled driveway providing off street parking for several cars. Internally the floor area extends to approximately 170sq.m over two levels with a later kitchen extension to the rear.

The fa�ade of Coolroe is finished in Dolphin Barn brick and pebbledash. Internally the accommodation briefly comprises at ground floor level of an entrance porch opening into a gracious hallway with good understairs storage. Many of the original features of the era are retained throughout the house including solid timber flooring, original fireplaces, doors and ceiling coving. Off the hallway there is a TV room which is dual aspect and has a cast iron fireplace. There is a second sitting room overlooking the front of the property and at the opposite side of the hall there is a rear lobby area with a larder/pantry and a contemporary shower room. Steps lead down from the lobby into a bright and airy kitchen/breakfast room which was added approximately 25 years ago, the kitchen is fitted with a range of Shaker style units and there are two Velux skylights overhead and French doors open out to the rear garden. Stained glass panelled double doors open from here into a dining room overlooking the rear garden and steps lead up from this space into a family room completing the accommodation at this level. Upstairs there are four bedrooms, two to the rear and two to the front. A separate w.c. and bathroom completes the accommodation at first floor level and there is a small staircase leading up to a storage area.

The rear garden is a particular feature of the property, it faces west and benefits from afternoon sun. It is immensely private, measures approximately 44m in length with mature planting to the borders and an Indian sandstone patio to the side benefitting from the morning sun. There is a small self-contained lodger space located to the side of the garden with one bedroom, a kitchenette, a small sitting room, and shower room. There is huge scope for potential purchasers to extend the property to the back and side subject to the necessary planning permission creating a wonderful family home.

The location of this home is second to none situated on the western side of Castlepark Road within striking distance of Castlepark School making it the perfect location for those looking to establish themselves on one of Dublin's most desirable and sought after addresses within easy reach of the DART and bus services. Located within walking distance are the villages of Sandycove, Glasthule and Dalkey boasting a wealth of amenities including excellent restaurants, bistros, shops and boutiques together with friendly pubs, water sports, tennis clubs, golf clubs, rugby, football and GAA clubs. Some of Dublin's most renowned primary and secondary schools are all within easy reach.


A superb semi-detached family home of approximately 170 sqm built in 1927
Standing on approximately 0.3 acre
Period features of the era throughout
Window coverings and appliances included in the sale
Phonewatch alarm system
Highly regarded residential address within striking distance of Dalkey & Sandycove
Ample off-street parking to the front of the property
Double glazed windows and gas fired central heating
Large sunny west facing garden of approximately 44m in length
Scope to extend the property to the side/rear subject to the necessary planning permission
In the catchment area for excellent primary and secondary schools
Walking distance to Glenageary and Dalkey Dart stations


  • Enclosed Porch (2.00m x 1.00m )
    with fuse board, multi-paned windows surrounding and above the hall door and door into the

  • Reception Hall (4.30m x 2.00m )
    with polished timber floor, ceiling coving and door to understairs storage with PhoneWatch digital alarm and phone point

  • TV Room (3.90m x 3.00m )
    with polished timber floor, picture rail, dual aspect windows to the front and side, painted cast iron fireplace with gas coal effect fire

  • Sitting Room (3.90m x 3.00m )
    with polished timber floor, ceiling coving, picture rail, bay window to the front and painted fireplace with gas fire

  • Rear Lobby Area (3.40m x 1.10m )
    with tiled floor, period service bells, recessed lighting, and door to

  • Larder (2.60m x 1.30m )
    with tiled floor, Belfast sink, timber panelled walls and shelving

  • Shower Room
    with step in tiled power shower, w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, tiled floor, painted wainscoting, recessed lighting, fitted illuminated mirror, enclosed Vokera gas fired central heating boiler and chrome heated towel rail

  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room (4.80m x 3.70m )
    with steps down from the rear lobby, door to utility which is plumbed for washing machine, with a range of fitted Shaker style units, Neff five ring gas hob with stainless steel chimney extractor with glass hood, Flavel dishwasher, single drainer sink unit, tiled splashback, Neff double oven, integrated Neff microwave, space for fridge/freezer, vaulted ceiling with two Velux skylights, French doors opening out to the sunny rear garden, and double doors with stained glass panels opening through to the

  • Dining Room (3.90m x 3.60m )
    with solid timber floor, vaulted ceiling, window overlooking the rear garden, French doors opening out to the side, television and telephone point and glazed double doors opening into the

  • Family Room (5.10m x 4.30m )
    with solid timber floor, ceiling coving, picture rail, mahogany fireplace with tiled inset and brass hood, book shelving and storage either side of the chimney breast and television point

  • Upstairs

  • Landing
    with skylight and steps up to a walk in hot press with dual immersion unit, timer and fitted shelving

  • Bedroom 1 (3.90m x 3.00m )
    with built in wardrobe, corner wash hand basin, cast iron painted fireplace and cable TV point

  • Bedroom 2 (5.20m x 2.90m )
    with solid timber floor, bay window, television point, wash hand basin, built in wardrobes and painted cast iron fireplace

  • Separate W.C.
    with timber floor

  • Bathroom
    with timber floor, cast iron bath with telephone shower head over, Triton T90I electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin, and wall mounted heater

  • Bedroom 3 (4.00m x 3.00m )
    with timber floor, cast iron fireplace and wardrobes either side of the chimney breast

  • Bedroom 4 (3.90m x 3.00m )
    with corner wash hand basin, painted cast iron fireplace, wardrobes either side of the chimney breast and telephone point


Caroline Kevany

BER Details

327.81 kWh/m²/yr