Description A superbly located red brick fronted period home situated on this much sought after residential road in the heart of Donnybrook and on the doorstep of Herbert Park. While the property requires refurbishment and modernisation it boasts bright, well-proportioned accommodation with high ceilings, period detailing and original fireplaces.
Internally, the accommodation which extends to approximately 152 sqm (1,636 sqft) is approached by two granite steps up to a tiled porched entrance with glazed hall door, opening into a spacious reception hall, off which you have a large living room with original period open fireplace, ornate ceiling coving, centre rose, high ceilings and double doors opening into the dining room/lounge with matching period fireplaces. There is excellent understairs storage, a kitchen/breakfast room, utility, and a store to the rear. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms (or three and a study/home office) and the main bathroom.
Outside, to the front there is a walled and railed garden with pedestrian pathway leading to the entrance porch and hall door. To the rear, there is a low maintenance south facing courtyard garden with outside storage and pedestrian rear access.
Auburn Avenue is located on a quiet, wide, residential road offering a superbly convenient location within minutes' walk to Donnybrook Village and Herbert Park at the end of the road. There are excellent primary and secondary schools in the vicinity to include St Mary's National School, Muckross Park College, Gonzaga College, St Conleth's College, St Michael's and the Teresian School. Local amenities in the area include Herbert Park at the end of the road, The RDS, The Aviva Stadium, Merrion Cricket Club, Bective and Old Belvedere Rugby Clubs as well as Donnybrook and St Mary's tennis clubs. Donnybrook, Ranelagh, and Ballsbridge Villages are only a short stroll away offering an array of excellent eateries, public houses and many convenience stores including Donnybrook Fair.
- Entrance Porch
with terracotta tiled floor and door to:
- Reception Hall (7.30m x 1.60m )
with ornate ceiling coving, centre rose and understairs storage cupboard.
- Living Room (Front) (4.75m x 4.70m )
into the bay window with attractive marble fire surround with cast iron and floral tiled inset, tiled hearth, ornate ceiling coving, centre rose, Bi-folding doors opening through to:
- Dining/Sitting Room (4.40m x 4.30m )
with attractive marble fire surround with cast iron and tiled inset, tiled hearth, dado rail, ceiling coving, centre rose and sash window overlooking rear courtyard and garden.
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room (4.30m x 3.50m )
with tiled floor and door to pantry and:
- Utility Room (1.70m x 1.40m )
with double drainer stainless steel sink unit with presses beneath.
- Pantry (1.45m x 1.35m )
- First Floor Return (1.90m x 1.80m )
with storage press and hot press.
- Bathroom (2.60m x 1.55m )
with wash hand basin, bath and wc.
- Bedroom 3 (3.50m x 2.45m )
with cast iron fireplace and picture rail.
- First Floor Landing
with walk in storage closet.
- Bedroom 2 (Rear) (4.35m x 4.25m )
with cast iron fireplace with floral tiled inset and slate hearth, polished timber flooring, high ceilings with ceiling coving and picture rail.
- Bedroom 1 (Front) (4.70m x 4.10m )
in the bay window with cast iron fireplace with floral tiled inset, slate hearth and sash windows overlooking the front.
- Study/Bedroom 4 (2.36m x 2.15m )
with polished timber flooring, high ceilings, picture rail.
Features A highly convenient location in the heart of Donnybrook.
On the doorstep of Herbert Park.
Superbly located, period family home.
Excellent opportunity to restore and refurbish and create a family home of one's dreams.
Well-proportioned accommodation of approximately 152 sq. m (1,636 sq. ft).
South facing, low maintenance rear courtyard garden with pedestrian rear access.
Electric storage heating.
Many superb period features including high ceilings, ceiling cornicing, and original fireplaces.