DescriptionA charming detached double fronted Regency style villa residence dating from the 1840’s. Originally a hunting lodge, which today retains many of its original features and is full of warmth and elegance throughout. Wonderful proportions with symmetrical design and an abundance of natural light. Carefully maintained by its present owners and tastefully presented throughout.
The house and gardens are discretely tucked away off Rathgar Road beside the Village of Rathgar behind high griselinia hedging, where there is a spacious front garden with gravelled driveway and ample parking. The property has two side gardens which have matching arched side gates and walls surmounted by matching painted sandstone lions, and a South facing rear garden in lawn, with gravelled areas, a pond with rockery and raised decking with folly/storeroom.
Granite steps lead to the entrance where the hall runs the depth of the house with ceiling cornice and centre rose. Off the hall to the right is the drawing room with marble fireplace, very fine and decorative ceiling plasterwork and centre rose. To the left is the dining room with marble fireplace, very fine and decorative ceiling plasterwork and centre rose. The inner hall has steps leading to the upper hall and feature window overlooking the back garden. From the upper hall bedroom one is on the left with ceiling plasterwork and centre rose and marble fireplace, fitted wardrobe and en-suite WC. , WHB. To the right is bedroom 2 with ceiling plasterwork and centre rose, fitted wardrobes and en-suite shower, WC and WHB. The inner hall also has stairs to the lower hall which to the left has a kitchen and dining area with fitted units, Belfast style sink and feature windows to the side and rear. On the right is a third bedroom/study, family bathroom with corner bath, WC and WHB and entrance to the large basement which spans the length of the main hallway and both drawing and dining rooms. From the lower hall a glazed door
leads to the back and side gardens.
Outside the gardens are private and well stocked, south facing to the rear and ample parking to the front. Both side gardens are sizeable and offer potential for extending the property subject to the usual permissions. The property is conveniently located in the heart of the Village of Rathgar, within walking distance of the shops, eateries and pubs of the Village; and is a short distance from Rathmines, the City Centre, Dundrum, M11, M50 and Dublin Airport.
AccommodationMain Hall: 31’11” x 6’4” (including upper hall)
Ceiling cornice and centre rose, chair rail
Drawing room - White marble mantelpiece with slate hearth and brass inset fireplace, very fine and decorative ceiling plasterwork and centre rose, chair rail and decorative door cornice.
Dining room: 16’1” x 12’6”
White marble mantelpiece with slate hearth and brass inset fireplace, fine and decorative ceiling plasterwork and centre rose, chair rail and decorative door cornice.
Upper Hall - Ceiling cornice and centre rose, picture window overlooking back garden
Bedroom 1 (left): 15’0” x 12’6”
Plaster ceiling coving and centre rose and marble fireplace, fitted wardrobe and en-suite WC. , WHB.
Bedroom 2 (right): 15’9” x 13’3”
Plaster ceiling coving and centre rose, fitted wardrobe and ensuite shower, WC. , WHB.
Kitchen: 14’4” x 12’6”
With charming windows to the side and rear. Fitted units,ceramic Belfast style sink, Neff Extractor, plumbed for
dishwasher, hot press.
Third Bedroom/study: 13’1” x 8’0”
Alcoves shelved with window to side garden.
Corner bath with shower attachment, W.C., WHB, part panelled/part tiled. Tiled floor. Towel radiator, medicine
cupboard with vanity mirror.
Access to basement area which spans the length of the main hallway, drawing room and dining room. Glazed door leading to back and side gardens.
Cast iron gates leading to the lawned front garden, gravelled driveway and parking. High griselinia hedge to the front providing privacy, with many mature trees surrounding the front garden including an impressive old oak tree.
South facing rear garden with mature trees, bedding with a variety of shrubs, gravelled pathway area to the back and side gardens, with pond and rockery, raised decking with folly/storeroom.
• c. 1600sq.ft. / 149sq.m.
• Original Features
• Beside Rathgar Village
• Ample Parking
• Convenient M50 and city centre