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Stunning Dublin mansion with swimming pool, home gym and cinema for sale for €4.5m

A 15-seat cinema comes complete with surround sound, retractable curtains and full screen and lighting

The Dublin mansion is in a world of its own

Neil Fetherstonhaugh

An impressive Dublin mansion boasting a swimming pool, gym, home cinema and tennis court is now on the market for a whopping €4.5m.

The seven-bedroom property, named Tír na nÓg and located in Rathmichael, Dublin 18, is expected to atract plenty of attention from those seeking a high end home.

With approximately 1,168 sq m /12,568 sq ft room, the property stands on a mature, private manicured site of just under 1.5 acres.

The lavish home was completely upgraded and extended by the current owners in 2007 with the help of EMD Architects.

The swimming pool

Guests must pass through electric gates at the entrance, before gaining access to the sweeping cobbled drive.

A large welcoming hall offers access via wide double doors to the main reception area which leads to a kitchen family room that features large double sliding doors.

With a superb southerly aspect, the rear garden and large outdoor entertaining/BBQ area is guaranteed day long sunshine when the sun comes out.

The swimming pool area is finished with dry natural stone walls and a non-slip tile while a wonderful “barrel ceiling” boasts “night sky” lighting.

The heated pool measures approximately 12m by 6m and is 1.22m deep and has a hard thermal insulated retractable safety cover, a centre flow swimming system and removable water polo net.

The walls are substantially glazed with large retractable sections allowing the pool to be opened up to the garden and patio.

A large glass semi-circle with double doors provides a lovely seating area in summer or winter and there is also a five-person steam room and feature shower and storeroom with a Belfast sink.

Inside, the house has a large games room is positioned off a beautifully designed and fitted snooker room while an amazing 15-seater cinema comes complete with surround sound, retractable curtains and full screen and lighting.

On the upper floors, there are six generous double bedrooms all ensuite, and many have walk in wardrobes.

The principal bedroom suite of 80 sq m features a solid walnut floor, large walk-in wardrobe, and beautifully finished bathroom ensuite.

There are three other double bedrooms at this level all individually designed and decorated.

On the second floor there are two further ensuite bedrooms and a large study area with lovely views of the garden and the surrounding hills and countryside.

The stunning house

The front garden, as well as having its ample off-street parking, also features a mature lawn with hedged boundary and specimen trees and shrubs.

The rear garden is fully landscaped with manicured lawns and a large central rockery with cascading waterfall and pond.

A large Indian sandstone patio which enjoys day long sunshine wraps the rear of the house and swimming pool.

The fully fenced hard tennis court is positioned to one side of the front garden, again bordered by mature shrubs and trees.

There are gravel paths around the boundary of the garden with many of the mature trees and specimen plants featuring uplighters.

The house stands on 1.5 acres

The two large garages (76 sq m approx.) are fully insulated, plumbed and fully wired, so offers the future homeowner the chance to convert it into further living space, or set up as a home office if required.

The house is located in Ballybride, an exclusive enclave of luxurious homes, just an 18-minute walk from Shankill Dart station, 10 minute walk from Shankill Village and a five minute drive to the Luas.

The sale is being handled by Sherry FitzGerald and you can check out the property on

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