A very attractive 4-bedroom two-storey over garden level Victorian terraced residence with light-filled, well-appointed, versatile accommodation throughout, enjoying stunning views over Kenilworth Square. Dating from circa 1850, number 15 is an elegant and gracious Victorian home extending to 284 sqm / 3,057 sq.ft approx.. It enjoys an excellent location beside Rathgar village, Rathmines and Harold's Cross, close to all amenities and within walking distance of great junior and senior schools.
Lovingly maintained by its current owners over the last 40 years and rich in character, Number 15, with its generous room proportions and floor to ceiling heights, retains many original features to include handsome fireplaces, ornate cornicing and plasterwork, intricate ceiling roses, sash windows with working shutters and a circular dome skylight, which floods the top floor and hall level with wonderful natural light.
Arranged over three floors, the accommodation within is both versatile and well-appointed. A gracious flight of granite steps leads to the hall level accommodation, which comprises an elegant reception hallway with a winding staircase and door to garden level, guest wc, interconnecting drawing room with large bay window, through to a contemporary kitchen/breakfast room, dining room/study with French doors to a garden terrace and granite steps down to the private rear garden. The first floor comprises of 3 double bedrooms, the principal of which is located to the front, enjoying elevated views over the playing fields of Kenilworth Square. This fine room enjoys an ensuite shower room. A family bathroom is also located on this level. At garden level the accommodation has been cleverly configured to serve multiple uses from guest quarters to teenage living space. Connected to the main house, it also boasts own-door access and comprises an entrance lobby, spacious reception hallway, shower room, living room, double bedroom and kitchenette/utility room with access from here to the rear garden.
Superbly located in a neighbourhood with a wonderful sense of community, the villages of Rathgar, Terenure, Rathmines and Harold's Cross are all within a gentle stroll, with the city centre 2km away. Well served by coveted local junior and senior schools such as Rathgar Junior School, Rathgar National School, Zion Parish School, St Louis, Stratford College, Terenure College, St Mary's College, Sandford Park, Gonzaga College, Alexandra College, and The High School. There are a host of shops and restaurants within easy reach, including those in local villages and in shopping centres in nearby Dundrum Town Centre and St Stephen's Green. Local public parks and playgrounds nearby include Bushy Park, Dodder Linear Park, Harold's Cross Park and Palmerston Park. Tennis is available in Rathgar Tennis Club, Brookfield Tennis Club and Ashbrook Tennis Club, hockey at Rathgar Hockey Club, Our Lady's Hockey Club and Old Alex Hockey Club and rugby clubs include St Mary's and Terenure College. Cricket and Association Football are a short stroll to Leinster Cricket Club in Rathmines and CYM in Terenure. Golfing enthusiasts are well catered for nearby in Castle Golf Club, Milltown Golf Club and Grange Golf Club. Local gyms include David Lloyd Riverview and Dartry Health Club.
Viewing is strongly recommended.
Hall Level -
Reception Hallway - 7.21m x 2.7m
Impressive and welcoming double height reception hallway with fan light, circular dome skylight, original timber floor, decorative archway, intricate cornicing, handsome winding staircase and balustrade with wood panelling underneath, understairs storage, and door to garden level accommodation.
Guest WC - 1.93m x 1.35m
Sheet floor covering, wc, inset wash hand basin in granite countertop, built-in shelving, window with working shutter.
Drawing Room - 5.05m x 4.37m
Gracious reception room, 3.75m floor to ceiling height, with Oriel Bay window with working shutters, engineered oak floorboards, intricate cornicing and centre rose, working fireplace with a marble mantelpiece and a cast iron surround, sliding doors to:
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.44m x 4.37m
Contemporary wall and floor gloss units with integrated appliances to include top of the range Gaggenau ovens (x 2) and warming drawer, freezer, Liebherr fridge, Neff microwave, dishwasher, 4-ring hob, extractor fan, De Dietrich 2-ring hob, stainless steel sink unit and splashback. Centre Silestone island with electrical points and breakfast counter, engineered oak floorboards, fan heater, large twelve pane floor to ceiling sash window overlooking the rear garden, ornate cornicing and centre rose.
Dining Room/Study - 4.37m x 3.84m
Original timber floor, feature stone fireplace with cast iron surround, ornate cornicing and centre rose, built-in shelving and dedicated workstation alcove. French doors to decked garden terrace and granite steps down to rear garden
First Floor -
Landing - 4.79m x 1.35m
Fantastic light flooding in through the circular dome window with decorative plasterwork surrounding.
Bedroom 1 - 5.20m x 4.37m max
Bright double room, 3.47m floor to ceiling height, with sash window with working shutters, extensive views over Kenilworth Square, cornice, marble mantelpiece with cast iron surround, and door to:
En-Suite - 2.24m x 1.88m
WC, wash hand basin, sash window - opaque at lower level, tiled floor, and part tiled walls, shower cubicle with wall mounted shower. Heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2 - 5.29m x 4.37m
Double room with sash window with working shutters, marble mantlepiece with cast iron surround, cornice, shelving. View to rear garden.
Bedroom 3 - 3.36m x 3.84m
Sash window with working shutters, cornice, fitted wardrobes, shelving. View to rear garden
Family Bathroom - 3.29m x 2.39m
Wash hand basin, wc, sash window with opaque glass at lower level and working shutters, tiled floor and tiled walls, bidet, bath with wall mounted Groehe shower head, shelving, hot press, heated towel rail, cornice.
Garden Level -
Entrance Lobby - 1.72m x 2.45m
Tiled floor, under steps storage, radiator.
Shower Room - 2.08m x 2.21m
Generous shower cubicle, wc, wash hand basin with built-in storage unit, tiled floor and partly tiled walls, mirrored cabinet, heated towel rail.
Reception Hallway - 7.26m max x 2.74m
Junckers hardwood flooring, two decorative archways, generous under stair storage.
Bedroom 4 - 5.43m x 4.27m
Double bedroom to the front, 2.9m floor to ceiling height, Junckers flooring, fireplace with limestone mantle and cast-iron surround, coving, vertical radiator, double doors with working shutters opening to front garden.
Family Room - 5.15m x 4.27m
Generous reception room with Junckers flooring, fireplace with granite stone surround, french doors with working shutters to rear garden. Doors to reception hallway and kitchenette/utility room
Kitchenette/Utility Room - 2.41m x 3.68m
Tiled floor, window, door to rear garden, breakfast bar, array of wall and floor units with integrated Bosch oven and freestanding dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, built-in shelving, high level glazing to reception hallway.
Front Garden -
A traditional railed front garden with pedestrian access, a small lawn, mature Magnolia Soulangeana and holly tree, access to the garden level and a gracious flight of granite steps, which lead to the hall level.
Rear Garden -
Mature, private rear garden, which measures 15.2m L x 8.5m W approx. with granite side walling, central lawn bordered by paving and well-stocked borders with a range of trees and plants, providing year-round colour. Access to both garden level and hall level from here the hall level complete with a decked terrace.
- Annefield Terrace is a terrace of 6 houses situated on Kenilworth Square North
- Light-filled, well-appointed, versatile accomm. of 284 sqm / 3057 sqft approx.
- Retains many original period features throughout including circular dome skylight
- Feature reception hallway with winding staircase
- Wonderful ceiling heights: hall level - 3.75m; first floor level - 3.47m; garden level - 2.9m
- 4 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
- Contemporary kitchen/breakfast room at hall level
- Garden terrace off dining room/study at hall level
- Mature, private rear garden L15.2m and W8.5m
- Superb location close to Rathgar, Rathmines, Harold's Cross and Terenure