Kelly Bradshaw Dalton is honoured to bring to the market 27 Highfield Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6. Number 27 is on a generous plot of land reflecting the prestigious surroundings of one of the most sought-after locations in Dublin. The house has been the family home of the present owners for the last 55 years. It was built in the 1870s. This magnificent Victorian house has the homely feel of a 21st century structure. It offers exceptionally spacious accommodation, ideal for the family market.
This impressive red brick Victorian home is set back from the main road, and on inspection, viewers will be impressed by the retention of many period features including original plasterwork, high ceilings with exquisite ceiling cornices and centre roses, timber doors, impressive fireplaces, large bay window with shutters, and original front door with granite steps leading to the hall door. While the three floors in this large home ooze style and timeless elegance, there is scope for the potential buyer to update and modernise the current layout, to fully maximise and encapsulate the magnificence of this fine residence.
The property is accessed via gates opening on to an impressive sweeping driveway. The front garden is dominated by two magnificent trees; a Red Sequoia, regarded as one of the rarest on earth, and a Cedar Lebanese. Wide granite steps lead up to an impressive arched doorway, with majestic Victorian pillars on either side. The inner door opens into a light infused entrance hallway, leading into two magnificent interconnecting reception rooms. Both reception rooms have retained their beautiful white marble fireplaces, ceiling coving and centre rose. The drawing room and the dining room are ideal for entertaining on a grand scale, and if required can be separated by folding doors. The drawing room looks onto the front garden and the bay window presents a panoramic view of the magnificent trees. The dining room is flooded with natural light, as it overlooks the south facing garden to the rear. What the present owners use as an art room, is located off the dining room, where one could drift away, a cloud ...