Number 36 Mount Pleasant Avenue is a handsome period home sympathetically refurbished resulting in the perfect marriage of contemporary, comfortable living whilst retaining many features synonymous with the era. The property is superbly positioned with stunning views of landmark Rathmines Church dome to the rear. There is valuable rear access from Fortescue Lane with potential for further development subject to planning permission.
A short flight of granite steps lead up to the front door. Upon entering, one is met with a most elegant entrance hall which leads to the spacious interconnecting reception rooms enjoying high ceilings, attractive period coving and sash windows. Down a few steps to the return, there is a spacious room now used as an office overlooking the 150ft rear garden. The flight of stairs continues down to garden level which comprises of a bright country style kitchen with hearth and shaker kitchen units and dining area opening onto the patio and long garden. This, with a large adjacent family living room, is at the heart of the house. The garden level also contains a generous utility room with fitted storage and a cold room storage area under the front stairs. Upstairs there are 4 spacious double bedrooms and 2 upgraded bathrooms spread over two floors completing the accommodation upstairs.
Situated close to both the canal and Ranelagh, this home enjoys immense character and style throughout and is within just a stone's throw of a vast array of amenities in the villages of Ranelagh and Rathmines along with the endless services that the city centre has to offer including shops, bars, and restaurants, all within walking distance. The garden is superb enjoying a westerly orientation and a dramatic backdrop of Rathmines landmark Dome. The Luas stops at Charlemont and Ranelagh are also within close proximity.
Many of Dublin's premier schools are located within walking distance including Gonzaga College, St Marys College, Sandford Park, Scoil Bhríde, Ranelagh Multi Denominational and Kildare Place. This is truly an exceptional home in a superb location.
Entrance Hall -
Original Hall door with lead fanlight overhead, polished wood flooring and banisters, well mat, coving, centre rose, recessed lighting, with archway to inner hall
Interconnecting Rooms -
Dining Room and Living Room -
Wide plank polished original wood floor, cast iron fireplaces with black slate base, coving & centre roses, sash windows with working shutters and upgraded double glazing overlooking front and rear gardens and Rathmines Church dome.
Garden Level -
Terraccotta tiled floor, exposed brick hearth, rustic style kitchen with a range of eye and floor level solid wood fitted units in neutral tones, integrated double oven, 5 ring gas hob and overhead extractor, unit with mixer tap and tiled splashback, plumbed for dishwasher, understairs shelving and storage & recessed lighting. Double glazed patio doors to garden.
Utility Room -
with tiled floor, range of eye-level & base units, double stainless steel sink unit, plumbed for washing machine, tiled splashback, boiler and pantry cupboards. Access to rear garden.
Living Room -
With access to front garden. Oak flooring, recessed lighting, refurbished sash window, cast iron fireplace with marble mantle, alcove book shelves.
Shower Room -
With tiled floor, wc, part tiled walls, wash hand basin, shower cubicle with fully tiled walls, heated towel rail.
Hall Return -
Double doors to…
Bright room with polished timber floor, large picture window overlooking rear garden the perfect spot to work from home.
First Floor -
with fitted carpets, hot press for linen storage.
upgraded bathroom with refurbished sash window and shutters, tiled flooring, wc, part panelled walls, bath with rainwater shower head, shower attachment. Vanity unit with marble counter incorporating wash hand basin and mixer tap. Tiled splashback, wall with wall mounted side lighting, centre rose, heated towel rail.
Bedroom 1 -
spacious double room used as children's room, fitted carpets, refurbished sash window with shutters, recessed fitted wardrobes in alcoves.
Bedroom 2 -
large double room with polished wide plank flooring, alcove recessed fitted wardrobes, refurbished 12 panel sash window with working shutters, bright double room.
Top Floor -
with beautiful arched window.
Bedroom 4 -
bright double room, with skylights, fitted carpet, extensive fitted wardrobes with railed cupboards and shelved storage.
To the front, there is a small garden behind original wrought iron railings partly set in gravel, with well stocked planting beds and outside tap. To the rear there is a large (150 foot) south west facing garden with an exceptional view over the dome of Rathmines Church, It is a romantic cottage garden set in lawn with mature wide herbaceous borders and raised planter beds well stocked with old roses, perennials, wisteria, clematis, grasses, flowering plants, shrubs and spring bulbs. Mature trees include Silver Birch, Ash, Hazel and a specimen fruiting Fig. The large paved patio is a real suntrap, accessed off the kitchen, an ideal area for outdoor dining and entertaining taking in the afternoon sun. Outdoor tap and electricity supply. Rear access to Fortescue Lane (off Mount Pleasant Ave). There is potential to further develop this area subject to planning.
Bedroom 3 -
double bedroom with views of Rathmines dome, fitted carpets, fitted cupboard with shelved storage, refurbished double glazed sash window.
with tiled flooring, wash hand basin, with tiled splashback, wall mounted mirror, bath tiled splashback with skylight, wc.
Exceptional garden, approx. 150ft long enjoying westerly orientation and a beautiful landmark backdrop. Garden laid in lush lawn with well stocked planting beds and specimen hedging . Access from kitchen to paved patio and BBQ area, ideal for al fresco dining and summer entertainment. Garden benefiting from rear pedestrian access of Fortescue Lane.