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This impressive Dublin home has a pool, sauna, gym, bar and cinema

And it’s only a few doors from the gates of the Phoenix Park.

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LOCATED JUST A FEW DOORS from the gates of the Phoenix Park, this six-bedroom home, aptly named Nirvana, has everything its new owners could require.

There is a 15-metre swimming pool, a jacuzzi, a sauna, a bar, a billiard room, a cinema, a bar and even an outdoor hot tub within its 0.36 acre grounds.

The 8,000 square foot home is surrounded by a moat and was built in 2001 by former FAI Chief Executive and founder of Baltimore Technologies, Fran Rooney and his wife. They are now selling the house.

It’s on sale for €2.93 million from Sherry FitzGerald via

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One of the most unique features of the home is a sweeping marble staircase made with Irish craft ironmongery that is modelled on staircases within the Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai. The steps are covered by eye-catching handmade carpets made by V’Soske Joyce.

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The property features a solid cherrywood kitchen, complete with a black Aga cooker and an oversized island unit topped in granite, lit by the large skylight above it in the high pitched ceiling. Large glass sliding doors open to the deck with a hot tub.

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Just off the living room, double doors open to a seven-seater cinema room with a 60-inch Pioneer television, complemented by a Bose surround sound and amplifier system. The room also has remote-controlled blackout curtains to ensure perfect viewing conditions.

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One of the most notable features of the home is its mosaic tiled, heated 15-meter pool, which has a lighting feature above the pool with approximately 1,500 LED lights designed to echo the sky at night. The room also features a 15-metre mural by Janet Shearer that depicts Tír na nÓg, and a six-seater jacuzzi overlooking the garden.

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Nirvana, Castleknock, Dublin 15 is on sale for €2.93 million from Sherry FitzGerald via

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