Ailin is an outstanding detached family home extending to circa 5,700sq ft located in the prestigious Bushypark area, a short drive from Galway city centre. The house is ideally positioned and integrated into an elevated site of c1 acre with expansive views of Galway city and Lough Corrib.
Built in 2002, it has a contemporary open plan architectural design with exacting quality and is presented in pristine decorative order with ample space that is ideal for entertaining. This tremendous family home is adaptable to all modern lifestyles and needs.
The large, warm, light filled hallway leads into well designed living spaces with marble and limestone flooring and double height ceilings as standard.
There is a beautiful reception room with views onto Lough Corrib, opening to a kitchen and breakfast area that has it all.
Off the kitchen is a TV family room with raised ceiling and south and east facing windows offering views over the city and direct access to exterior decks.
A large dining room opens from the kitchen with more magnificent views and there is an additional fully fitted pantry located between these rooms.
There is also a library and study room with an extensive bookcase and lighting.
Down the hallway, there is a wc, an oak fitted cloakroom, and a separate laundry room, opening to an inner hallway with excellent light, cathedral ceilings, and a gallery that brings you through to all the bedrooms.
Each of the spacious bedrooms come beautifully appointed with smartly designed en suites with Philippe Starck sanitary ware and Hansgrohe fittings. Each light-filled bedroom is fitted with custom designed oak wardrobes and solid oak flooring. Each bedroom offers views of the gardens, city, or lake.
Downstairs leads you to the gym room with full bathroom and steam shower, a large wine cellar or cold room, and a huge multi-function room that can be used as a family room, play room, teenagers’ room, media or cinema room, equipped with wiring for surround sound, and plumbed for a wet bar or mini kitchen. This area has direct access to the front parking forecourt. Also on this level there is a two car garage with electric roller door.
Outside the house is harmoniously set on approximately one acre surrounded by natural granite walling with extensive professionally landscaped gardens designed by Diarmuid Gavin Designs. There are decks and wraparound granite patios to the south and east, Achill quartz walls and steps, and lush planting, with low voltage lighting. To the front there is an elevated expansive view deck over the gardens, Lough Corrib, and beyond. There are two very large mature trees sympathetically retained on the site.
There is also parking for six to eight cars, electric gates, and intercom.
Notable features of Ailin include Scavolini kitchen cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, high specification Bruck low voltage lighting in the kitchen, designer stainless steel wall lights throughout living areas, solid oak doors, architraves, and skirting throughout, solid oak hardwood flooring throughout, marble and limestone in the hallway, kitchen, and dining area, custom coloured Marvin Alu-clad double glazed argon gas filled windows and doors with natural wood interiors, Niko control lighting and automation with upgraded switches and sockets throughout the home, Category 5 cabling and sockets in each room, top quality joinery and stairs featuring glass and stainless steel, remote controlled skylights with rain sensors and auto-closer, laundry room with large American freestanding Maytag appliances, underfloor heating in all rooms, Nibe geothermal heat pump system, and pressure showers in all bathrooms.
The BER on this home is B1.
Ailin is one of the most exquisite family homes to come to the market in Galway and oozes class and taste. The property comes with so many extra features not often found that it must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
Viewing is by appointment only. For further information contact O’Donnellan & Joyce agents Colm O’Donnellan on 087 2887446 or Anne Harding on 086 8173335.