DescriptionA wonderful opportunity awaits to acquire, No. 1 Ballygihen Villas a distinctive semi-detached family home of charm and character retaining many original features including original fireplaces, picture rails, high ceiling heights, all capturing the graciousness of bygone days. No 1. is one of a pair of box bay windowed homes built in 1903 and homes of this calibre are rare indeed.
As you enter this property you are automatically amazed by the sense of the space and light that prevail throughout, extending to approximately 149 sq. m. (1604 sq. ft.) this fine home seems larger due to the high ceiling heights. The front door opens into a wide welcoming entrance hall, off the hall are two stunning reception rooms both with feature fireplaces, picture rails, sliding sash windows, the drawing room to the front has superb box bay window. To the rear is well appointed kitchen/ dining and a utility room.
Upstairs there are four bedrooms, three doubles rooms two of which have feature fireplaces and an ample single room. A family bathroom completes the accommodation. The property is further enhanced by excellent off-street parking to the front and a private rear garden.
Situated along Sandycove Road, the location offers a myriad of services and amenities on its doorstep. Within a short hop, Glasthule & Sandycove Villages provide numerous shopping and restaurant opportunities. DART stops at Glenageary or Sandycove & Glasthule are within a gentle stroll giving ease of access to the city centre. An Aircoach stop in Glasthule provides convenient access to Dublin Airport.
The location boasts some of Co Dublin's best choices of junior and secondary schools all within close proximity including Castlepark School, Rathdown, Loreto, Dalkey, St Joseph's of Cluny, CBS Monkstown and of course Blackrock College and St. Andrews are only a short distance by DART.
Viewing is highly recommended.
The property is bounded by a granite wall to the front. The front garden is professionally laid out with a selection of nicely planted trees and shrubs. There is excellent off-street parking for three cars. There is direct access to the courtyard and rear garden at the side of the property and this area offers tremendous scope to extend. The back garden is laid out in lawn with a feature pond and paved south facing patio area. There are two storage sheds.
GFCH Connected to Wi-Fi
Off Street Parking
TV and Telephone points
High speed Broadband and two Telephone lines
Monitored Alarm system
AccommodationEntrance Hall: 7.08m x 1.68m. Spacious hallway with attractive tiled flooring, dado rail and original front door with decorative stained glass. Under stairs storage.
Study: 4.16m x 3.74m. Situated to the front of the property with box bay window and feature cast iron fireplace with decorative tiled inset.
Living Room: 4.00m x 3.43m. Spacious room with feature fireplace with decorative tiled inset. Steps lead into the rear of the house to the spacious kitchen/ dining. A door provides access to a courtyard.
Kitchen/ Dining Room: 7.75m x 3.13m. Bright and spacious room with a selection of fitted wall and floor units. Integrated Neff ovens, Neff microwave, stainless steel sink unit, plumbed for dishwasher, integrated fridge, four rings Siemens gas cooker and extractor fan. There is a feature solid fuel stove dating from 1930 and attractive reclaimed pitch pine floors from the original 1840 Ballygihen House.
Utility Hall: 3.94m x 2.14m. with fully tiled floors there is direct access to the rear garden and the courtyard from here.
Utility Room: 2.24m x 1.35m. situated off the Utility hallway, plumbed for washing machine.
Shower Room: 1.38m x 1.35m. Wet room fully tiled with w.c, w.h.b, heated towel rail and Mira Electric shower.
Landing: Split level landing with high ceilings, architraves, dado rails and opening roof light.
Bedroom 1: 4.25m x 5.28m. Situated to the front of the property with approx. 3.38m ceiling heights, fitted wardrobes, box bay window with sliding sashes, feature fireplace with cast iron surround and decorative tiled inset.
Bedroom 2: 3.98m x 3.40m. Double bedroom with approx. 3.38m ceiling heights, sliding sash windows and feature fireplace with decorative tiled inset.
Bedroom 3: 2.18m x 2.33m. Double bedroom overlooking the rear garden with sliding sash windows and fitted wardrobes.
Bedroom 4: 2.99m x 3.40m. Single bedroom overlooking the courtyard with sliding sash windows.
Bathroom: 2.31m x 2.33m. Fully tiled bathroom with heated towel rail, w.c, w.h.b, bidet and steam shower/bath with water jets.
FeaturesA period residence
Highly desirable residential location
Scotsmans Bay, Sandycove, Glasthule and the Forty Foot on your doorstep
Original period features
Excellect off street parking
BER DetailsBER: D2
BER No: 112221080
Performance Indicator: 277.94 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Dalkey on 01 275 1000