53 Palmerston Road, Rathmines, Dublin
- 5 Bed Terraced House 367 m² / 3950 ft²
The refurbishment that has been carried out at No. 53 is immensely stylish and the breath taking interior that awaits you will not disappoint. No expense has been spared in creating this amazing family home where the use of only the finest quality materials, and attention to detail ensures it really is a home of distinction on one of Dublin 6's premier roads.
This is truly a house to be lived in and enjoyed on all levels. From the moment you step through the inviting front door into the elegant entrance hallway, one cannot but be impressed - soft hues, warm tones and an abundance of natural light greet you. Two beautifully proportioned interconnecting reception rooms with fine period detail are ideal for entertaining. The adjoining room makes a perfect study. Upstairs, on the first floor return, a contemporary glass bridge connects to a double bedroom which seems to float above the garden. There are a further 4 sumptuous bedrooms on the first floor proper and a spectacular shower room with marble staircase which leads to a luxurious family bathroom.
Perhaps the biggest transformation however has taken place at the back of the house where a sweeping limestone staircase brings you down to the garden level in to a stunning double height contemporary space. Wall to wall, floor to ceiling, reinforced glass windows overlook and open out onto the garden creating a dramatic backdrop to the striking interior contained within. This superbly designed open plan area contains the impressive garden room, a state of the art Poggenpohl kitchen and an informal dining area which spans the width of the house. Tall sliding doors from the kitchen open into a gracious bay windowed family room, completing the reception accommodation at this level. The all-important utility, guest WC and generous storage facilities are all located off an inner hall which has independent access to the front.
A beautiful 75ft long rear garden is a real feature of this fine home, professionally landscaped to exacting standards; it is a wonderful recreational space with large a limestone patio area, lawn and vehicular access to the rear. The front garden too has been transformed and now provides invaluable secure off street parking, with gravel parking area and box hedging.
The tremendous thought, care and imagination that was injected into this fabulous home from the early stages of redesign through to the final finishing touches, has ensured the immensely successful fusion of Victorian and contemporary architecture without compromising the integrity of either. This is a genuinely special and unique family home where a sleek contemporary style, high quality finish and exceptional attention to detail really does set this house apart from the rest.
Original Period Features
Off Street Parking For Up To 4 Cars
(3,950 sq.ft.) approx.
Flight of original granite stairs lead to:
Entrance Porch: With reclaimed Victorian tiles, recessed floor, spotlights.
Entrance Hall: French limestone flagstones, original cornice and centre mouldings.
Drawing Room: Bay windowed reception room overlooks front garden with limed oiled floors, ornate cornicing and centre rose, marble mantelpiece with slate inset and brass surround, slate hearth. Double folding doors to:
Dining Room: Large sash window overlooks rear garden, limed floors, matching marble mantelpiece with slate inset and brass surround, slate hearth, gas fire.
Study: Sash window overlooks garden room, atmospheric leather skin style wallpaper, extensive oak shelving, large desk 2 drawer units, and concealed electric fuse board in cupboard.
Garden Level: Approached by utterly spectacular curved French limestone and brushed steel staircase – a contemporary Scarlett O’Hara staircase - with Erco foot lights, opaque glazed oak door with circular view panel.
Lower Hall: French limestone floor (with under floor heating) continues throughout the garden level, recessed lighting, under stairs store housing, Viessmann industrial central heating boiler.
Guest WC: Oak and glass door, French limestone floor, low level concealed cistern WC, Vernon Tutbury wash hand basin, recessed lighting.
Cloakroom/Utility: Oak and glass door, French limestone floor, extensive cloaks hanging space with overhead storage, plumbed for washing machine (Bosch Maxx) and dryer (Siemens Extradasse txl 750k). Double folding limed oak and opaque glazed doors lead to:
Spectacular Double Height Garden Level living Space: Approached from the hall floor, French limestone flooring throughout the entire garden level, under floor heating.
Family Room: Bay windowed children’s sitting room with storage and book shelves, artefaction mantelpiece with gas fire, recessed lights, French limestone floor, limed oak sliding doors.
Kitchen/Dining: Fully equipped Poggenpohl kitchen with 5 ring Smeg hob, Gaggenau extractor fan, Miele oven/grill and oven microwave/grill, Miele fridge/freezer and dishwasher, Franke double sink with Philippe Starck tap, silestone worktop, pantry, cupboard, pot drawer, china drawer, glass cupboards, French limestone floor. Sliding Canadian oak glazed doors lead to rear garden.
Garden Room: Double height inspirational room with floor to ceiling glazed windows in box bay, 3 rectangular high level windows. The result - a room flooded with light opening home to garden in an utterly unique fashion.
First Floor Return Double oak folding doors lead to:
Glass bridge walkway with brushed steel and glazed slide over double height garden room to:
Bedroom 1: Limed oak and opaque glazed door, curved glazed contemporary bay with limestone sill, reclaimed French parquet limed floor, fitted wardrobe, glazed shelves in recess with recessed lights, pitched ceiling, French doors to brushed steel and timber morning balcony.
First Floor: Large landing to:
Bedroom 2: Sash window overlooks front garden, large fitted wardrobe,
Master Bedroom: Bay windowed with extensive range of fitted wardrobes with recessed lights, drawer units, high and double hanging rails, TV area. Door to:
Ensuite Shower Room: Crème morfel floor, mosaic tiled walls, low level concealed cistern wc, limestone shelf housing Duravit bowl wash hand basin with Philippe Starck taps, mirrored bathroom cabinet with lighting, large Bette shower tray and Grohe showerhead and mixer.
Bedroom 4: Sash window overlooks rear garden.
Bedroom 5: Sash window overlooks rear garden, fitted wardrobe with high level hanging space and drawer unit.
Staircase leads to Shower Room: With limed oak and glazed opaque door, crème morfel floor, large shower door, Bette shower tray, Grohe showerhead and mixer, mosaic tiled walls, large linen cupboard, heated towel rail, curved mini Scarlett O’Hara staircase with brushed steel handrail and Erco footlights leads to:
Mezzanine Bathroom: Flooded with natural light from 5 roof lights, crème morfel floor, large bath with Vola tap and showerhead all set in French limestone, wide marble shelf on 2 sides, mirrored wall with display recess and access to concealed eaves storage, low level concealed cistern wc, limed oak storage with Durvait bowl wash hand basin and Philippe Starck tap, second heated towel rail. Fabulous views over to Howth Head, Dublin City and the 2 spires of Beechwood Avenue Church and the Mageogh Home.
Outside The Gardens: Electric Gates with intercom lead to front garden laid with Ballylusk pebbles and reclaimed Victorian flagstones providing off street parking for 3 cars. The rear garden is designed to be an extension of the living space with the same high standards of design and taste as shown in the house, and exudes an unbelievable sense of calm and privacy. Indian sandstone patio with pebble edging, granite and lime rendered boundary walls, manicured lawn bordered by box hedging and bulbs as well as euphorbia and ferns, and a contemporary water feature. Raised brick planter beds border a second Indian sandstone patio, all watched over by mature bleached limes and mimosa. Garden lighting, hot and cold taps front and back, timed irrigation system to flower beds and time rendered shed. Double gates provide rear access.
Services: Gas fired central heating. Telephone. Television points. Alarm. Under floor heating on garden level.
Interested in this Residential Property?
Contact the Estate Agent about: 53 Palmerston Road, Rathmines, Dublin
- Turley Property Advisors
- 89 Harcourt Street, Dublin City Centre, Dublin 2,
- Phone: 01 4791500
- Fax: 01 4791501
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