Tucked away right at the end of a tree lined cul de sac within the Castleside enclave, no 17, Castleside Drive is a charming 4 bedroom semi-detached home. Designed by architects O’Mahony Pike, in the late 1980’s, situated in the heart of Rathfarnham, minutes’ walk from the village. With Castle Golf Club to the rear and Rathfarnham Castle Park to the front, Castleside has always been a very desirable development.
This impressive property has a red brick faé§ade with clay tile details and bay window on the upper level. Stepped back from the road, the front garden gives a sense of even greater privacy in what is already a very private road. There is currently off-street parking for two cars, and a front garden.
Upon entering, there is a large light filled entrance hall with cloakroom press, leading to the main hallway with understairs w.c. The hallway opens into a well-proportioned family living room with open fire, overlooking the patio and garden to the rear of the house. A large dual aspect kitchen diner leads on from the other end of the hallway. The kitchen has a tiled floor, wall and floor presses with tiled backsplash, a peninsula with floor presses, oven, fridge freezer, washing machine, double sink and drainer and window overlooking the front garden. The dining area has a wooden floor, with double doors leading to a conservatory, with tiled floors, pleated ceiling blinds and fan, with a door into the garden.
The West/South West facing garden has a sunny cobblelock patio, with steps to a lawn with mature shrubs, a timber garden shed and a block built boiler room with oil fired boiler and oil tank. There is a gated side passage to allow easy access from the front garden to the back.
Upstairs there is a spacious and bright landing, with doors leading to 4 bedrooms. To the left, there is a single room to the front, currently used as an office, with fitted wardrobe, and a double room to the back overlooking the rear garden, with fitted wardrobe and shower. To the right, there is another double room to the front, with wardrobes, a bay window overlooking the front garden with recessed storage underneath, fitted wardrobes, and a single bedroom to the rear, with fitted desk and wardrobe. There is also a family bathroom, with bath, w.c. and w.h.b. and a window overlooking the garden and a seperate hotpress with hot water tank. There is also potential to extend, subject to planning permission.
Across the road from Rathfarnham village, which has a number of excellent pubs and restaurants, a butcher, cré¨ches, a post office, pharmacy, barbers, hair and nail salons and a newsagent. The property also has the benefit of being just a short walk from Terenure village & Nutgrove Shopping Centre, due to the pedestrian access into Rathfarnham Wood.
Rathfarnham Castle Park is adjacent to the development, St Enda’s Park, Bushy Park and Marlay Park are all a short distance away.
There is a fantastic selection of schools in the area including St Mary’s Boys National School, Ballyroan Boys, Rathfarnham Educate Together N.S, The High School, Rathfarnham Parish National School, Scoil Naomh Pé¡draig, Colé¡iste é‰anna, De La Salle College, Sancta Maria College, Loreto Beaufort & Loreto Primary, Terenure, Templeogue, and St Columba’s Colleges. Access to the M50 is nearby, and it is a short drive to Dundrum Town Centre.
The location is also well serviced by public transport with the 15b, 15d, 17, 16, 16a, 75, and 75a, allowing access to the City Centre, UCD, Dundrum and across the suburbs.