DescriptionSherry FitzGerald have the great pleasure in offering 2 Saint Marys Terrace for sale. A charming red brick Victorian home with a highly desirable river side location resulting in a little piece of heaven a mere 5km from the city centre.
The aesthetically driven purchaser will be immediately impressed by the charm of the property which is only surpassed by it's great location within the heart of Chapelizod village with an enviable river side position.
What lies beyond the hall door will be a wonderful surprise as many of the period features have been retained from sash windows to the smallest of details like the Bakelite door handles downstairs. The living room to the front with the original fireplace and stripped back pine flooring, immediately sets the tone for the rest of the home and reveals a home that has married the past and the demands of modern living perfectly. Spanning the width of the property and again with its original fireplace the breakfast room lies which has an enviable south facing position and takes in the breath-taking river views beyond lies the kitchenette which is fashioned in a country style with a back door leading to the rear garden. A family bathroom can also be found on this level.
Upstairs there are two bedrooms one spanning the width of the property to the front and the other a generous double to the rear with a family bathroom the theme of sheer good taste and thoughtful conservation continues with again many of the original features in situ.
What cannot be overlooked is the beautiful setting with the river Liffey flowing over the weir to the rear and a large decking area ensuring that you can enjoy it in style, most gardens along this stretch enjoy the Huckleberry Finn lifestyle with canoes and flat bottom boats to make the most of this asset, feeding the ducks, watching the swans and sometimes the bobbing head of a visiting seal will give you a great connection to your surroundings, the garden is a pretty cottage style and as it's a good size offering its new owners the opportunity to extend should they wish to down the line. Although built when cars were not a regular feature the property offers a parking space directly outside the home.
This is a great opportunity to set up home in a mid-terrace Victorian home where style meets comfort with a village location and easy access to the Phoenix Park, excellent road network and public transport.
AccommodationLiving Room 4.25m x 3m. Located to the front beautifully presented with a combination of original and reclaimed floor boards, original fireplace, picture rail, ornate coving and a nice touch is the original bakelit door hand many of which have been lost to time. This is a charming room that has been carefully preserved without losing its original charm.
Entrance Hall The original hall door with its overhead fan light window opens into a lovely inviting hall. Careful consideration has been given to maintain the original features resulting in a wonderful invitation to the rest of the property.
Breakfast Room 4.6m x 2.8m. Located to the rear enjoying a sunny aspect and again has been beautifully maintained with the lightest of touch. The original fireplace still stands proudly and there is under stairs storage.
Kitchen 3m x 2m. A neat and highly practical space although small utilises every inch in style with cream country style units and wooden worktop a perfect space to create your culinary delights a back door opens into the rear garden.
Bathroom 2.2m x 2.6m. The bathroom offers a tiled floor bath, wc, whb
Bedroom 2 3.6m x 3.4m. Located to the rear and enjoying the river views. The rooms again has been beautifully presented with the orignal floorboards and fireplace.
Bedroom 1 5.4m x 3.4m. Spanning the width of the property with the original fireplace, floorboards and fitted wardrobes.
En-Suite Located directly off bedroom 2 the room offers bath, wc, wbh bath vanity and storage.
Rear Garden Enter the garden from the kitchen and travel down the lawn to the newly constructed decking where you can enjoy the gentle murmuring sound of the Liffey. This is a wonderful south facing garden not alone offering a beautiful waterside setting but also presents a great opportunity to enjoy the locals passion for canoeing, paddle boarding and much more.
FeaturesA charming Victorian two story riverside home.
Lambstongue double glazed windows to the front (historic window specialists)
Built with a combination of Limoges Red brick to front and Dolphins Barn Yellow brick to rear
Original Bangor slates to the front
Original wooden floors restored and replaced with similar
Original fireplaces, plaster coving
Newly fitted steel guttering and downpipes
Off street parking to the front
Original and restored railings with newly fitted granite plinth.
Beautifully presented retaining original features
BER DetailsBER: Exempt
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Lucan on 01 624 1234