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1a Vale View Avenue, The Park, Dublin 18, D18 CX21

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Detached House




196 sq.m.

BER No: 103563078
EPI: 233.89 kWh/m2/yr

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1a Vale View Avenue is a fine detached house on a corner site facing a large green. It is newer than most of the other houses in The Park and built to higher specifications. It has four large double bedrooms on the first floor and a 5th bedroom with ensuite on the ground floor, in a small self-contained unit. In addition there are three reception rooms (including a partitioned sunroom) and two handy attic storage rooms. There are bathrooms on all levels.

Solid oak flooring in the hall, sitting room and dining area creates a natural flow through the house. The spacious sitting room has a large bay-effect window looking out on the green in front of the house. It boasts an attractive white marble fireplace with contrasting black granite hearth. Glazed double doors lead from here to the open-plan kitchen/dining room which is at the heart of this home. The Rangemaster cooking range and the central black granite-topped work space with breakfast bar provide the focal points. To the rear is a spacious sunroom with pine flooring which has been partitioned into two to create an artists studio and a back lounge. This space would be flooded with light if the leylandii trees belonging to this property weren’t in the way.

This should be a bright location with a southwest facing back garden and southerly oriented side garden, but thick leylandii trees along the boundary block out an enormous amount of light and take up immense space. The large block-built garden shed is very pretty, but it also takes up valuable space in the sunniest spot in the back garden. Removing these would transform this property.

This property is in a highly convenient location. Just around the corner is a neighborhood shopping centre with a Tesco Express and a large car park. Within the estate is both a highly regarded creche/montessori school and a national school. Across the road is a pedestrian entrance to Cabinteely Park which covers 110 acres with a duck pond, playground, trendy cafe, arts hub and of course plenty of room to walk and relax. Cornelscourt Shopping Centre and the N11 QBC are both within five minutes walk.

Construction – Double leaf walls with internal insulation. Floors and internal walls sound insulated with rock wool. Ring beam at attic level. 9″ thick internal joists. It still earns a respectable D1 BER rating even though energy efficiency has been compromised by installing radiators in the shed and in the attic rooms, by fitting a perspex roof in the sunroom, and by an older boiler which is only rated 79% efficient.

The Park in Cabinteely is one of the best family friendly locations in Dublin. It offers a mix of 3 and 4 bedroom family homes with extensive green areas. Within the estate is a large park with a trendy cafe and a very popular children’s playground. It also boasts a unique facility in ‘The Grain Store’, ( a popular arts hub catering for all ages, including teens. In addition this estate features the highly-regarded St. Brigid’s National School, the exclusive Park Academy Creche and Montessori School, and a handy neighbourhood shopping centre including a Tesco Express, medical centre, pharmacy, coffee shop, take-away and dry-cleaners. This property is just a five minute walk from Dunnes Stores in the Cornelscourt Shopping Centre. The new retail centres in Cherrywood and Carrickmines are also close by. There is easy access to the M50, the LUAS and the employment centres in Sandyford, Central Park and Cherrywood.


  • 150 metres from the entrance to Cabinteely Park
  • Five minutes walk from Cornelscourt Shopping Centre
  • Facing a large green - Not overlooked to front or rear
  • Four minutes walk to bus stop on N11 QBC
  • Solid oak flooring
  • High spec construction
  • Floor area 195.6 sq.m. / 2105 sq.ft. including attic.
  • Open-plan kitchen/dining room
  • Four large double bedrooms on first floor
  • Original side unit with downstairs bedroom and ensuite


Bright space with high quality solid oak flooring.

Entrance hall - 6.1m (20'0") x 2.1m (6'11")
Entrance porch with tiled floor and sliding glass door. Bright and spacious hallway. Covered radiator. Light fittings, cornicing and centre rose. Under-stairs cloakroom.

Living room - 5.9m (19'4") x 3.9m (12'10")
A bright and spacious room with a large window looking out towards an extensive green in front of the house. The two display cabinets either side of the window create a bay window effect, which is enhanced by the window seating. White marble fireplace with contrasting black granite hearth. Glazed double doors to dining room. TV point. Coving. Centre rose. Light fitting. Picture lights. Curtains and curtain rod.

Kitchen/Dining room - 6.12m (20'1") x 5.26m (17'3")
Dining Area - High quality solid oak flooring. Light fitting. Cornicing and centre rose. Larder unit. Sliding patio doors opening to a temporary perspex covered side passage / utility space with door to back garden. Glazed double doors opening to rear lounge.

Kitchen area - Marbled tile floor. Solid wood cream-painted kitchen units with
contrasting black granite work tops. Black granite breakfast bar with recessed
stainless steel sink and rinse bowl. Dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Rangemaster 110 stove with matching hood. Recessed lighting. Glazed double doors opening to sunroom. Door to utility room.

Covered side passage
This is a temporary lean-to structure which is not included in the floor area. It is plumbed for a washing machine and dryer. There is a door to the back garden. It has a perspex roof and decked floor.

Sunroom - 3m (9'10") x 2.8m (9'2")
Accessed by double-doors from the kitchen. Clear perspex roof. Dual aspect with large windows facing southeast and southwest. These would get really good light if the thick trees surrounding the property were removed. Solid pine flooring. Double-glazed windows with stained glass elements.

Rear Lounge - 3m (9'10") x 2.54m (8'4")
Sliding patio doors to back garden. Recessed lighting. Pine ceiling. Curtains and curtain rod. Solid oak flooring.

Single story self-contained unit original to the property. It is not an extension. It has it`s own attic space.

Playroom/Office/Bedroom 5 - 5.26m (17'3") x 2.48m (8'2")
Two windows. Curtains and curtain rods. Carpet. Light fitting. Cornicing and centre rose. Attic access hatch to roof space over side unit. TV point. Phone point. Broadband connection. Door to hall.

Downstairs shower-room and guest WC. - 2.25m (7'5") x 1.78m (5'10")
Tiled floor. Shower cubicle with with glass shower doors and electric shower. WC, WHB.

Utility room - 2.8m (9'2") x 2.14m (7'0")
Plumbed for washing machine. Tiled floor. Door to kitchen. Door to back garden. Storage press.

With four large double bedrooms, master ensuite.

Landing - 3.7m (12'2") x 3m (9'10")
Large landing with window. Carpeted stairs and landing. Hot Press. Stairs to attic.

Extended master bedroom - 6.7m (22'0") x 3.32m (10'11")
Carpet. Curtains and curtain rod. TV point. Phone
point. Bright reading/study area with skylight, recessed lighting and lofted
pine ceiling. Door to ensuite.

Ensuite - 2.2m (7'3") x 1.8m (5'11")
Mira Elite shower, WHB, WC, towel rail. Lino floor covering.
Partially tiled walls.

Bedroom 2 - 4.5m (14'9") x 3.32m (10'11")
Carpet. Curtains and curtain rod. Fitted wardrobe.
TV point. Phone point.

Bedroom 3 - 3.9m (12'10") x 2.71m (8'11")
Carpet. Curtains and curtain rod. TV point. Phone point.

Bedroom 4 - 3.9m (12'10") x 2.71m (8'11")
Carpet. Curtains and curtain rod. TV point. Phone point. Fitted wardrobe.

Bathroom - 2.2m (7'3") x 2m (6'7")
Bath with glass shower screen. Triton T90xr power shower. WHB, WC, towel rail. Lino floor covering. Partially tiled walls.

Useful extra storage/recreational space

Attic WC - 1.22m (4'0") x 0.72m (2'4")

Attic storage room 1 - 3.8m (12'6") x 3.3m (10'10")
Fully finished and insulated attic room with wood laminate flooring, radiator and Velux skylight.

Attic storage room 2 - 3m (9'10") x 2.8m (9'2")
Fully finished attic room with wood laminate flooring, radiator and Velux skylight. Fitted wardrobe.

Not overlooked to front or rear.

Back garden - 9m (29'6") x 7.5m (24'7")
Southwest facing split-level garden with paved lower level. Four steps leading to upper-level lawn. A large shed on the northwest side of the upper level straddles the boundary between #1a and #1 occupying the sunniest spot in the garden. The owners of #1 have given permission to demolish this. This spot would be the ideal location for a sun patio, optimising the back garden space.

Side garden - 10m (32'10") x 5m (16'5")
Cobblelock area used at one stage to park a motor home. Raised flowerbed. High and very thick leylandii trees take up an immense amount of space and block almost all the light.

Front garden - 15m (49'3") x 6.2m (20'4")
Cobblelock front garden with parking for 2 cars, behind a thick row of leylandii trees. Removing these could yield substantially more parking space and make the most of the lovely open setting of this home, which faces a large green.



From the N11 turn west at the junction with the Clonkeen Road (R827) beside Dunnes Stores, Cornelscourt. At the T-junction turn left onto the Old Bray Road, and then take an immediate right along Glen Drive leading into The Park. Bear left at the roundabout crossing a small bridge, and take the right immediately afterwards. #1a Vale View Avenue is the detached house on the corner.

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