Former gate lodge in leafy Foxrock has been extensively renovated with dramatic touches

Triple-height picture windows in the dining room overlook the lush rear garden at Leafy Hollow in Foxrock, which was doubled in size in a recent overhaul

Leafy Hollow in Foxrock blends period character with modern comforts thanks to sensitive complementary upgrades

Leafy Hollow lives up to its engaging name, with a setting on tree-lined Westminster Road in Foxrock and further enhanced by lush, mature gardens.

Built in the early 1900s, it is also worth noting that this impressive four-bedroom residence is now twice the house it once was, all down to the vision of the current owners.

When they bought in 1997, the property – formerly a gate lodge to Kilteragh House – came with planning ...