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the old forge,

barrack road,


Dublin 18

Asking Price: €985,000



Carefully refurbished, re-designed and extended, The Old Forge combines the old world charm of the original cut stone cottage with the modern conveniences of a clever open plan contemporary architect design. No expense has been spared in fashioning a detached 4 bedroom family home of immense character and style. Tastefully presented and appointed to a high quality specification throughout. The exceedingly bight interiors of c. 206 sq m (2,223 sq ft) are flooded with natural light and comprise rooms of fine dimensions. Ideally situated in this tranquil sylvan setting, The Old Forge enjoys an all day sunny orientation and wonderful views over the countryside, The Sugar Loaf and down Glencullen Valley.  Positioned in the rural environs in the heart of Glencullen, close to Enniskerry, Kilternan and Foxrock.

Glencullen is serviced by bus 44b and is within easy access of the N11 and M50.  Within the village there are local cafes, library and St. Patrick’s National School.

This idyllic location offers a host of leisure and sporting activities and is renowned for hill walking and cycling.  Close by is Powerscourt Estate and Golf Club, local par 3 golf courses, the Ritz Carlton Hotel and is convenient to Delgany, Greystones and Avoca Home style living, garden centre and restaurant at Kilmacanogue.


  • Delightful south facing gardens with wonderful views of The Sugar Loaf and down Glencullen Valley. 

  • Potential to add an additional floor and/or roof garden

  • Close to many amenities and transport: Carrickmines Park, 7 minutes to Luas, 10 minutes to Dundrum Town Centre and Sandyford Business Park

  • Well balanced accommodation of c.206 sq m (2,223 sq ft)

  • High quality insulation to the roof, walls and floors

  • Efficient Air Source heat pump central heating system

  • High quality specification throughout

  • Generous front garden with off street parking

  • c 1,000 lt water tank

  • Double glazed sash windows

  • Bespoke hand crafted kitchen

  • Central vacuum system

  • Solid Oak timber flooring in part

  • Quality Travertine and Porcelain tiled flooring




BER Number: 113141907             

Energy Performance Indicator:

97.99 kWh/m²/yr


Reception Hall/Living Area: 6.35m x 3.60m


With feature Travertine tiled floor.  Dual aspect capturing stunning views of the surrounding countryside.  Vaulted ceiling with granite  floor to ceiling fireplace fitted with a Nestor Martin solid fuel burning stove.

TV Room: 3.76m x 3.43m


with dual aspect and vaulted ceiling.  Travertine tiled floor and feature granite stone walls.  Solid fuel wood burning stove.


Solid oak double doors leading to:

Kitchen/Dining/Family Room:10.44m x 7.62m


Dual aspect with super views of the countryside.  Porcelain tiled floor.  Feature ceiling coving.  Bose speakers.  This is an area that dreams are made of!

Family Room:


Magnificent Portuguese sandstone fireplace fitted with Nestor Martin solid fuel burning stove with polished sandstone hearth.

Dining Area:  


with floor to ceiling bay window with French doors to gardens and patio.

Enjoying the delightful views and an all day sunny orientation.

Kitchen Area:


with hand crafted bespoke units incorporating illuminated marble work top areas with marble uprights.  Quality appliances include integrated fridge, freezer, Range Master gas cooker, 5 ring hob, double oven, concealed extractor and integrated dishwasher.  2 ceramic Belfast style sinks with antique style taps.

Extensive  Oak island/breakfast bar with 2 large freezer drawers.  Canopy light unit.

Guest Cloakroom: 


Porcelain tiled floor.  Contemporary suite incorporating w.h.b. in vanity unit and w.c. Recessed lights.

Utility Room:  


with washing machine and condensing dryer.  Cloaks Press.  Porcelain tiled floor.   

Insulated cylinder fitted with dual immersion. Insulated Green Therm water tank

Master Bedroom: 4.27m  x  4.09m


Dual aspect.  Solid Oak floor.  Wall mounted T.V.

Walk-In Wardrobe: 


Shower Room En Suite: 2.44m x 2.01m


Contemporary suite incorporating tiled power shower, His n Hers ceramic w.h.b.’s in vanity unit and w.c.  Porcelain polished tiled floor.  Recessed lights and antique towel rail.

Bedroom 2: 4.04m x 3.51m


with solid Oak floor

Bedroom 3: 3.45m x 3.23m

Bedroom 4: 3.18m x 2.79m



Contemporary white suite. Freestanding bath, shower attachments, antique style fittings, w.c, pedestal w.h.b., rain head shower, porcelain tiled floor.


Attractive gardens to the front of the property and to the rear.  The extensive pebbled driveway is edged with granite stones and a feature granite rockery.

The rear garden is laid out in lawn with raised brick planters with granite topping.  Extensive wrap around patio.  Captivating views of the Sugar Loaf.    

Storage shed.

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