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Timaru, Mount Venus Road, Rockbrook, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

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Timaru is a wonderful detached bungalow of approx. 3,000sq ft. and set on its own grounds of approx. 0.86 of an acre. Built in 1978, this welcoming home has been meticulously maintained by its current owner and boasts space, style and an abundance of natural light throughout, creating a stunning home which blends effortlessly into the surrounding landscape.   

This spacious family home exudes a wonderful combination of contemporary style and comfortable warmth, with reception rooms of elegant proportions for both formal entertaining and everyday living. The bedroom wing comprises five large double bedrooms, two of which are ensuite and a family bathroom, all of which have an outlook over the picturesque landscaped grounds with a large detached garage of 6.2m x 5.1m and three stables. The boundaries of this fine home are well defined by high hedging and the property is approached through electronic metal gates at the end of a private lane

Located just off Mount Venus Road, which is one of Rathfarnham's most sought-after addresses, this is a truly enviable setting nestling in the slopes of the Dublin mountains which combines excellent proximity to all amenities with tranquil surroundings. It is located just 7km from Rathfarnham Village and 12km from south of the city centre. Within a 5 minute drive you are back to the hustle and bustle of suburban living.

There is an excellent choice of amenities in both Rathfarnham and Dundrum, along with Knocklyon and Nutgrove shopping centres also a short drive. There are a number of schools nearby, such as Rockbrook Park (within walking distance) and St. Columba's College secondary schools and Edmondstown and Whitechurch National Schools, Also close by is Loreto Rathfarnham, Gaelcholaiste an Phiarsaigh, Terenure and Templeogue colleges. There are excellent shopping facilities in Rathfarnham and at Dundrum Town Centre, sporting amenities such as Rathfarnham, Edmondstown and Grange Golf Clubs nearby. There are fine transport links such as the M50 (5 mins away) and local bus links (74, 74a & 161).

If you are looking for peace, quiet and privacy, yet proximity to amenities, your search stops here!


Entrance Hall 4.32m x 4.15m. There is a beautiful veranda on the approach to the wide and inviting entrance hall, which features recessed lighting, radiator cover, a large cloakroom / w.c., and gives rise to both the reception and bedroom wings.

Kitchen/ Breakfast Room 4.27m x 7.89m. Overlooking the manicured grounds. There is a solid limed oak fitted kitchen with a range of fitted floor and eye level units and breakfast bar with polished granite worktop, sink unit, integrated DeDietrich double electric oven, integrated De Dietrich four ring electric hob with extractor fan, integrated Neff microwave, raised coal effect gas fire with polished marble hearth and large box bay window and ceiling coving.

Utility Room 4.29m x 2.37m. There is a range of fitted units, work surfaces and sink unit, plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher, tiled splashback and door to rear garden.

Lounge 10.5m x 4.65m. This room is flooded with natural light due to the stunning triple aspect. It features a coal effect gas fire, recessed lighting and sliding patio door to the raised Indian sandstone patio.

Study/Office 4.31m x 2.95m. Features ample built in shelving.

Cloakroom 1.8m x 1.7m. There is a door through to

Guest wc 1.8m x 1.15m. With w.c. and whb.

Landing With large walk-in hotpress.

Principal Bedroom 5.78m x 4.4m. Large double room with a solid wooden floor, sliding mirrored wardrobes, ceiling coving, recessed lighting, sliding patio door out to the rear patio garden, video intercom for electric gates, alarm panel and ensuite.

Ensuite 2.14m x 2.74m. Comprises wc, whb with fitted cupboards under and polished marble worktop, step-in shower, ceiling coving, tiled floor and partially tiled walls and heated towel rail.

Walk-in-wardrobe 2.14m x 2.94m. Spacious walk in wardrobe, fitted shelving and hanging area.

Bedroom 2 5.28m x 3.11m. Large Double room with built in wardrobe, w.h.b with press under.

Bedroom 3 5.28m x 3.28m. Large double room with built in wardrobe and whb with fitted mirror.

Bedroom 4 4.35m x 3.48m. Double room with built in wardrobe and ensuite.

Ensuite 3.48m x 0.77m. Fully tiled, comprises w.c., whb and shower with Mira Elite QT electric shower.

Bedroom 5 2.97m x 3.6m. Double room with fitted wardrobes.

Bathroom 1.79m x 5.2m. Comprises wc, whb, jacuzzi bath, separate step-in shower and tiled floor.


Electric gates with intercom system
Oil fired central heating with new boiler
Monitored alarm system
Sky TV
Double glazed windows (all the glass in the windows and doors have been recently replaced with Energlaze Pilkington glass)
Security external lighting
Wireless broadband
Septic tank and mains water


Coming from Rathfarnham Village, at the yellow house pub turn right onto Willbrook road, continuing onto Ballyboden Road. At the roundabout go straight through and take next right onto Scholarstown Road and left onto Stocking Lane and continue straight past Rathfarnham Golf course and then take left onto Mount Venus Road. Just after the Dogs and Cats home on your right hand side, take a left turn down Newtown lane.

Negotiator Details

Carole Ross

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Strictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Templeogue on 01 495 1111

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