Open Viewing: Sat 23 Sep, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Spaciousness, elegance and charm in a vibrant and bustling neighbourhood steeped in history.
Built at the turn of the twentieth century, providing quarters for the married officers of the British Army serving in what was then Marlborough Barracks now McKee Barracks, 2 Marlborough Road is a 5 bed red brick period residence of distinction. Marlborough Road, Dublin 7 is a hidden gem located close to the Phoenix Park in a vibrant neighbourhood in easy walking distance of characterful Stoneybatter village and the city centre. Enjoying a cul-de-sac setting on this small leafy residential road and situated in a row of terraced houses, looking directly onto a detached house which was the Major General's abode, this family home oozes curb appeal. The terrace boasts a neat row of front gardens with ornate wrought iron railings and pedestrian accesses leading to uniform recessed doorways of imposing full red brick facades with bay windows at ground and first floor level.
There is ample on-street parking to the front while the generous rear gardens offer vehicular access via a rear laneway and off-street parking for two cars. 2 Marlborough Road has a large domestic garage (9m x 6m). The rear garden is beautifully landscaped with Indian sandstone paving, a lush lawn, lavender border, abundant spring bulbs, herb garden and exquisite Maple (acer japonicum) tree.
On entering 2 Marlborough Road one is immediately greeted by a very impressive ornate reception hallway with decorative coving and centre rose, an arch and original timber flooring. However it is perhaps the ceiling height that impresses the most. Indeed throughout the property the generously proportioned rooms with 3.5 metre ceilings offer spacious accommodation beyond the norm ...