DescriptionA gracious and elegant Victorian residence c. 1880 retaining numerous original features.
Deceptively spacious c. 3250 sq ft / 302 sq m, sympathetically restored and extended by its present owners over recent years with no expense spared to provide a home with all the comforts required for modern day living yet retaining its old-world charm.
The house is presented in excellent decorative condition and wonderfully proportioned throughout with high floor to ceiling heights, bathed in natural light and set in low maintenance gardens – the rear with easterly aspect.
The front garden is a geometrical patterned box (Buxus) design with gravel and paved paths which is true to the original Victorian garden. The railings have been restored to there original beauty and grace. The rear garden, which has a easterly aspect and features mature trees and bamboo to provide seclusion with a lawn and a patio area, which is ideal for family barbecues. The bird friendly cotoneaster nestles on the cut stone and brick boundary wall.
With original features including marble and cast-iron mantelpieces and replacement doors and windows in the original style.
A gracious flight of granite steps leads to a stunningly elegant entrance hall, where its generous proportions and beautifully ornate period details including cornicing all combine to create two reception rooms of beautiful style and elegance. The double drawing rooms interconnected by folding doors include ceiling coving and centre roses and also two period marble mantlepieces. The replacement doors and windows in the original style. Picture rails and original window shutters complete the ambiance.
At garden level with separate entrance is a large extensively fitted kitchen with island units with granite work tops and opening to dining room with fitted units and glazed doors to courtyard. There is a utility at this level.
On the first-floor return is a bathroom and bedroom one. On the first floor is a magnificent master suite with bedroom to the front with ceiling coving and centre rose and folding doors to dressing room with ceiling coving and centre rose and shower room.
On the second-floor bedroom three to the rear has a cast iron mantlepiece and shower room and bedroom four to front has a cast iron mantle piece, centre rose and shower room.
Outside is a walled and railed front garden with gravel chippings, bedding and paved paths.
The rear is secluded in lawn with patio area, mature trees and cut stone and brick boundary walls. There is a paved courtyard with boiler room off.
Enviable location beside Rathmines Villages with its wide selection of shops, restaurants, bars and cinemas, a wide range of schools including Kildare Place, St Louis, St Marys, Alexandra Collage, Gonzaga and Sandford Park. The property is a short walk to Luas, beside bus routes and within very easy access of the M50 and city centre.
FeaturesC. 3250 sq ft / 302 sq m
Recently restored and extended
Beside Rathmines Village, Luas, schools
Convenient to M50 and city centre
BER DetailsBER: Exempt