Privacy and indoor pool in €1.2m Ashbourne home

'Lauriston" is a substantial detached and well-proportioned residence which occupies a large site of almost an three-quarters of an acre at Baltrasna, Ashbourne, where immense privacy, seclusion and serenity are provided by magnificent mature trees and boundaries. A splendid contemporary residence providing 6,000 square feet of superbly appointed accommodation, 'Lauriston" is discreetly tucked away just off the Ratoath Road, three miles from Ashbourne. Grimes Real Estate Alliance is asking €1.2 million for the property. Approached through electronic gates, this property is further complemented by the landscaped gardens to the rear and an indoor heated swimming pool. One of the most special features of this property is the garden where great care and thought have gone into making this a place to be enjoyed by the whole family and guests. Mature hedging and shrubbery provides for great privacy and seclusion, the landscaped garden features extensive manicured lawns and the stunning beds are well stocked with a colourful array of shrubs, flowering plants and trees. Accommodation includes an impressive entrance hall, with double height atrium, floor to ceiling windows, solid maple flooring, gate intercom/video handset, and a stairs to mezzanine level, where there is an entertainment room. There is a spacious living room with floor to ceiling windows to the front of the property, a marble open fireplace with brass inset and ornate hardwood surround, and an arch to the dining room. The dining room is located at the rear of the property, with three large sliding doors to decking outside, and it features a vaulted ceiling with sky lights, solid maple flooring and a wood-burning stove. The kitchen features high-quality birch fitted kitchen units with granite worktops, a centre island, breakfast bar, Bosch fitted double oven, gas hob, wok and deep fat fryer and extractor fan. The main bathroom has a Jacuzzi bath, a double shower with jet stream, heated towel rail, and is tiled from floor to ceiling. A study is suitable for use as a double bedroom, located at the front of the property, and there is a double bedroom located at the rear of the property, with double doors to the patio and a walk-in wardrobe and en suite. There is also a further double bedroom located at the front of the property with built-in wardrobes. The master bedroom has extensive built-in wardrobes, sliding doors to the garden and a floor to ceiling picture window, TV and phone points. There is also a large en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, his and hers sinks, double shower with jet streams, and a heated towel rail. The property also features an indoor heated pool, with extensive glass and doors which open out to the garden. This area features a vaulted pine ceiling, tiled floor, dressing room with wc, whb and shower. There is an entertainment room that is bright and spacious with windows which overlook the garden, a fitted bar with solid maple flooring and another bathroom and double bedroom. Grimes Auctioneers says this truly is a genuinely special family home to be enjoyed and lived in on all levels - its stylish, classical interior has the perfect balance of generous reception and bedroom accommodation with all the modern comforts and conveniences families of today require. Viewing is through the selling agents who can be contatced on on (01) 835 0392 for further details.

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