DescriptionMullery O Gara are delighted to present this unique, characterful and charming 1st floor two bedroom luxury apartment to the market. Situated in this small, quiet and most private gated development equidistant to both Rathgar and Churchtown the historical nature, immense character, original features and overall condition of this lovely property is sure to appeal to the most discerning of buyers.
Beautifully renovated this home combines all the modern comforts you could want while preserving the original character of this period property. The living / dining room is without doubt the main attraction with a high ceilings and ornate plasterwork, with a fireplace as the focal point and a south facing aspect. This room enjoys views over the landscaped gardens and on a good day you can even see the Dublin Mountains. Throughout the apartment has been modernised and the new owner can look forward to collecting the keys and moving in right away. Renovated to a very high standard this property is truly 'turn-key'.
Newtown Villas was the birthplace of one of lreland's finest playwrights John Millington Synge - best known as the author of the renowned "Playboy of the Western World" and was one of the founders of the Abbey Theatre. This property which pre-dates his birth in 1871 is sure to appeal to the literary enthusiasts and local historians never mind the first time buyers and those trading down in the area.
This relatively small development is gated and has a distinctive sense of community with an internally operated management company and private parking available at all times. The location is which is on a number of bus routes is within approximately 5 miles of Stephens Green. lt is also within easy reach of the wide range of amenities on offer in the nearby villages of Churchtown, Rathgar, Ranelagh & Rathmines which include boutiques, bars, restaurants, speciality shops and food stores such as SuperValu and Tesco. The LUAS stop at Windy Arbour is within walking distance providing swift and easy access to Stephens Green and Dundrum Town Centre. There are also numerous recreational and leisure facilities within a gentle stroll or drive including Milltown and Castle Golf Clubs, Palmerston Park, Bushy Park, Brookfield Tennis Club and LA Fitness.
The property is access via a set of granite steps to a hall with just one apartment at each level. Behind the door of No 2 there is an immediate sense of light and space with a long inviting internal hallway.
The main reception room is very much in keeping with period character of the original house. This room would have been the drawing room and enjoys a bright sunny south facing aspect and pleasant views. There are high ceilings throughout the apartment and here there are beautifully decorated with intricate coving and centre rose. The fireplace is undoubtedly the focal point of the room with cast iron and tile surround and a gas fire inset with a marble hearth. There is ample space to relax, dine and entertain in equal measures.
The kitchen is situated directly off the open plan living dining room with maple wood custom fit units at floor and eye level. There is an integrated oven and hob with a dishwasher plumbed and room for a tall fridge freezer.
The master bedroom is a large double room with built in wardrobes and motion sensor lights on the doors. There is a timber framed sash style picture windows which allows lots of light to pour through.
The second bedroom is well proportioned with fitted wardrobe.
Designed by Christoff Bathroom Designs comprising stand-alone shower with tiled surround, full length glass panel door and over sized shower head, there are marble counter tops, crème marfil tiled floor, Laura Ashley light fittings, a 'Pan Fan' odour free toilet system and motion sensor lights
FeaturesBirthplace of the famous lrish playwright John Millington Synge
Excellent decorative order throughout
Situated on the first floor
Period character well preserved
Turn key condition