A happy home to the same family for nearly 60 years, 13 Merton Drive, Ranelagh is now ready and waiting for its new owners to add their own brand of special magic to this attractive four bedroom property.
'Location' is top of every property wish list and this family home is Ideally situated at the covetable (and quiet) end of the popular cul de sac conveniently located off Sandford Road and within a short stroll of the much sought after facilities of both Ranelagh and Donnybrook villages.
As one of the city's top residential areas, Dublin 6 is also home to many of the capital's finest schools including Scoil Bhride, Sandford National School, Gonzaga College, Muckross Park, Sandford Park College, Ranelagh Multi-denominational and Alexandra College.
Local transport links include numerous bus routes and the choice of two nearby LUAS stops (Beechwood and Cowper Road) which provide easy access to and from the city centre and out to Sandyford.
The attractive semi-detached four-bed family home features a facade of red brick and pebble dash with bay windows, garage to the side and an outer porch leading through to the entrance door with lead and glazed panels. Retaining many of its original features, the property has high ceilings and all of its charming 1930's tiled mantlepieces, typical of the era in which it was constructed.
The area to the front is currently presented with off street parking for one car in the driveway, leaving the remainder of the garden set out in lawn and planted flower beds including rose bushes.
Entering the spacious entrance hall (including a charming little 'telephone' room, which would now make an ideal coat/storage space) there are two gracious and well proportioned interconnecting reception rooms. The front facing living room with attractive ceiling coving and bay window plus original sliding pocket doors to the equally attractive dining room, which in turn, opens out to the sunny rear garden beyond.
The kitchen, also overlooking the back garden, requires updating but includes charming original features such as a serving ha ...