Standing proud amongst this imposing terrace of handsome period Victorian homes, No.20 offers the discerning purchaser an enviable opportunity to acquire a substantial period residence with many of its original features remaining, including original ceiling coving, centre roses, fireplaces and sliding sash windows.
Built in the 1860's and overlooking Willowbank Park, the terrace is located within one of south county Dublin's most sought after coastal suburbs. Once part of the sleepy rural backdrop of the city, the popularity of the location soared in the mid 1800's when wealthy merchants sought to set up homes within close proximity to the village of Dun Leary, which later became known as Kingstown, then an important district of business and cultural life.
Extending to 3,800sq.ft. (approx.) in its entirety, it is currently laid out in five units but could easily be returned into a family home with flexible and generously appointed accommodation, rich in character, synonymous with properties which reign from this era.
To the front of the property there is a neat railed garden, while to the rear of the property there is a 36ft x 24ft (approx.) south east facing garden.
The location needs little introduction. A wealth of amenities, both social and essential, lie within a short walk. There is ease of access to the beach at Seapoint, for summer swims in the sea, and for walks along the seafront and the East and West piers. Monkstown Crescent offers an excellent choice of specialty food shops, as well as fashionable clothes and interiors shops, bars and restaurants, including Avoca, Café du Journal and Cinnamon. Dun Laoghaire, meanwhile, has supermarkets, banks, and a multi-screen cinema, plus four sailing club ...