DescriptionNo. 11 Ashfield Park is a handsome Victorian red brick residence of considerable charm and character. Built c. 1895, this fine home has been extended and modernised while retaining many original period features synonymous with its era. The exterior of the property features the redbrick façade with two tone brick window and door arched lintels, decorative brick corbels which support the gutters, granite front step and window cills, wrought iron garden railings and terracotta tiled path with roped edging. There are new sash windows to the front aspect, and a striking hall door framed by smart stained glass windows and transom windows overhead (Clara Joinery). The interior does not disappoint with high ceilings with ornate ceiling plasterwork, picture rails, marble fireplaces, panelled doors with architraves, windows with brass joinery and a mahogany ‘twist and turn’ staircase. The period integrity of the property is enhanced by contemporary interiors, modern McNally Living designer kitchen and stylish bathrooms.
No. 11 is decorated in fashionable tones and is presented in excellent decorative condition throughout, it presents as a stylish family home ready for immediate occupation. There is a wonderful balance of accommodation with generous room proportions. The accommodation extends to 153sq.m/1,650sq.ft approximately, and it comprises entrance hall, three reception rooms, kitchen, utility and guest w.c downstairs. Upstairs there are three bedrooms and a generous family bathroom. The impressive kitchen is open plan with the dining /family room ideal for family living.
Located on the city side of Terenure Village in a quiet residential location just 350m from Eaton Square. It is approximately 4 km from the City Centre, and it enjoys an enviable position close to Terenure, Rathgar and Harold’s Cross with all of their associated amenities, and most importantly within a stroll of bus routes 15, 16, 17, 18, 49, 65 and 83. There is a comprehensive selection of well-established primary and secondary schools nearby; these include St. Joseph’s BNS, Presentation GNS, Rathgar NS, Stratford NS, Zion NS, Terenure College, Presentation, The High School, Stratford College and Templeogue College. There are a range of sporting and leisure facilities at hand; Rathgar Tennis & Bowling Club, Bushy Park, Terenure Sports Club and several golf clubs in the surrounding areas. A choice of eateries are within walking distance including Green Man Wines and Mayfield Deli & Eatery.
The sheltered, recessed porch features a granite step and terracotta tiled floor, the distinctive hall door opens into the…
7.25m x 1.65m
The elegant hall features the original floorboards with a grey / white lime wash stain, ceiling coving and centre rose, picture rail, Victorian style radiator cabinet and under stairs storage.
With recessed lights, tiled floor and partially tiled walls, w.c., w.h.b. with wall mirror overhead and a chrome towel rail.
RECEPTION ROOM ONE
4.21m x 3.70m
This room overlooks the front garden with a large picture window. It is complemented by the high ceiling with coving, centre rose, and the picture rails. The magnificent marble fireplace with distinctive colouring complete with cast iron and ornate tiled inset, coal effect gas fire and slate hearth provides a focal point for this room. There are hand crafted period style built in storage cabinets either side of the fireplace.
RECEPTION ROOM TWO
4.10m x 3.73m
The second reception room with ceiling coving, centre rose and picture rail displays a distinctive black cast iron fireplace with decorative tiled inset, coal effect gas fire and slate hearth. There are steps down to the open plan kitchen/dining/family room.
4.16m x 3.50m
This is a McNally Living designed kitchen; with limestone tiled floor, this room is fitted with a comprehensive range of cream wall and floor cabinets with contrasting grey tinged granite counter top and upstand. There is a kitchen island with integrated storage space. The alcove is the ideal place to house a cooker or range of choice. There is a glass block wall feature and integrated dishwasher.
DINING / FAMILY AREA
7.12m x 2.30m
The limestone tiled floors continues through here. The high pitched ceiling with recessed lights features three large Velux windows (electronically operated) that draw additional light through the room, there are two radiator cabinets and French Doors open out to the glorious rear garden.
2.86m x 1.50m
With tiled floor, cream fitted wall and floor units with counter tops and tiled splashback. It is plumbed for a washing machine and dryer.
The mahogany ‘twist and turn’ staircase with balusters and handrail ending in a newel post, features a luxuriously carpeted stairs leading to the return and first floor accommodation.
The hot press is located on the return landing
3.01m x 3.08m
A very spacious bathroom with recessed lights; it is tastefully tiled with limestone and the sanitary ware features chrome fittings. There is a w.c., w.h.b., bath and a walk in tiled shower with glass shower screen. There is access to one of the attic spaces.
A roof light provides additional light to the first floor accommodation
3.95m x 3.83m
A double bedroom located to the front aspect, with Victorian style radiator cabinet, double fitted period style wardrobes and a black cast iron fireplace with attractive tiled inset and slate hearth.
4.13m x 3.64m
A second double bedroom overlooking the rear garden, with built in corner seat and storage cabinet and a black cast iron fireplace with slate hearth.
3.81m x 2.00m
A good sized single bedroom to the front, with access to the attic via a pull down ladder.
The front garden (L5m x W6m) features black wrought iron railings and pedestrian gate. The chequered tiled path with rope edging leads to the entrance porch. The garden is low maintenance; it is pebbled with framed railway sleepers inset. The private south easterly rear garden (L10m x W6m) is bounded by concrete walls with heightened fencing to enhance privacy. The current owners have utilised the space well; there is a paved patio ideal for outside dining, raised lawn with planted beds and pebbled areas, and there is ample room for a trampoline or other play equipment. There is also a discreet store room which is ideal for garden equipment, bicycles, tools etc.
FeaturesVictorian red brick residence
Clara Joinery front sash windows and hall door
153sq.m./1,650sq. ft. (including the integrated store room)
McNally Living designer kitchen
Potential for vehicular access to the rear (subject to the necessary consents)
Rear pedestrian access
GFCH & Phone Watch Alarm
Large attic, suitable for conversion (subject to the relevant consents)