DescriptionAn elegant 334sq.m. / 3,595sq.ft. (approx.) 5-bedroom two-storey over basement double-fronted Regency-style townhouse, enjoying a private setting, tucked away off Victoria Road in the heart of Rathgar. Highly energy-efficient (A-rated) and designed to a very high specification inside and out, this home combines the best of period-style features and contemporary fit-out encased in a wonderful attractive, symmetrical footprint.
One of only 3 properties of its type, built in 2008/9, on this established mews lane, this distinctive home enjoys well-appointed, versatile, light-filled accommodation of 334sq.m. / 3,595sq.ft. (approx.) over 3 levels.
The ground floor comprises a welcoming entrance hallway complete with double height (18ft approx.) ceiling and bespoke handmade mahogany staircase, a gracious living room with Chesney limestone fireplace, enjoys a dual aspect and connects with the open plan kitchen/dining/family room, which in turn communicates effortlessly with the private, landscaped garden and patio. A guest w.c. and a private study/home office complete the accommodation at this level.
Upstairs are 4 generous double bedrooms, 2 of which are ensuite, and a family bathroom. A practical laundry chute is concealed on the landing.
The basement level is particularly impressive complete with a home cinema room/games room, 5th bedroom with Jack and Jill bathroom, large utility / laundry room with plant room off, a customised storage room and an adaptable room that can be a home office or a gym.
Outside to the front are two parking spaces.
The property is in an excellent location within easy walking distance of Rathgar and Terenure Villages, Dartry and Rathmines. It is close to some of Dublin's finest senior schools including The High School, Stratford College, Gonzaga, Alexandra College, Muckross College and St. Mary's College as well as excellent junior schools at St. Joseph's Terenure, Zion National and Rathgar Junior to mention a few. Sports clubs nearby include Rathgar Tennis Club, Milltown Golf Club, David Lloyd Riverview and Dartry Fitness with the Dodder linear park and Palmerston Park both close by. Dublin's principal places of business are also within an easy commute, as is the airport via the M50.
Stunning and practical in equal measure, this fine home will appeal to a wide audience from s to younger and older families.
Directions : Coming up Victoria Road , from Zion Road, Victoria Lane is the first turn on the left. Turn into the lane and then turn right , and number 5 is on the right hand side.
Viewing is highly recommended.
Entrance Hall 2.96m x 6.28m. Welcoming hallway with bespoke mahogany staircase, double height ceiling (18ft approx.), marble tiled floor, wainscotting, dome rooflight, cloaks closet, picture window, central vacuum point.
Guest WC 1.66m x 1.44m. Fully tiled, Duravit wc, wash hand basin, inset mirror, extractor fan.
Living Room 4.08m x 5.18m. Elegant room with dual aspect, sash window, herringbone floor, Chesney of London limestone open fireplace, coving, centrepiece, surround sound speakers, ample sockets and power points, folding double doors through to family/dining room.
Study/Home Office 3.48m x 3.74m. Use as you will. Coving, centrepiece, sash window, wainscotting, herringbone floor, surround sound, thermostat, ample sockets and power points.
Kitchen/Dining/Family 10.52m x 6.44m. The heart of this home. Extensive range of cream wall and floor 'Snaidero' units, Franke twin sink unit, marble countertop and splashback, Miele oven, Miele convection oven, integrated Belling fridge, Miele (Schott Cerano) 5 ring induction hob, large extractor fan, large larder/pantry storage, centre island with sink unit, integrated Whirlpool dishwasher, integrated freezer, breakfast bar. Two sets of French doors, one from the kitchen and one from the dining room, to rear patio and garden. Marble tiled floor, coving, surround sound, ample power points and sockets, central vacuum point, raised gas fire.
Bedroom 1 4.12m x 4.16m. Large main to rear with two sash windows, fitted wardrobes, coving, surround sound, ample power points and sockets, door to:
Bathroom Ensuite 1.58m x 1.88m. Bath with shower attachment, tiled walls and floor, twin wash hand basins, walk-in shower with drophead shower and handheld shower, wc, inset shelving, opaque sash windows, mirrored cabinet, surround sound, heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2 5.42m x 3.38m. Double to front, fitted wardrobes, two sash windows, coving, centrepiece, ample sockets and power points, surround sound, door to:
Ensuite 1.64m x 3.38m. Shower cubicle with Grohe fittings, fully tiled, Duravit wc, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, inset shelving.
Bedroom 3 3.46m x 3.38m. Double to front, fitted wardrobe, sash window, coving, centrepiece, ample sockets and power points.
Bathroom 2.28m x 2.06m. Fully tiled, bath with shower attachment, walk-in shower with Grohe fittings, Grohe wc and wash hand basin, heated towel rail, skylight, inset shelving.
Bedroom 4 3.46m x 4.16m. Double to rear, fitted wardrobes and shelving, coving, centrepiece, sash window, ample power points and sockets.
Hall 3.32m x 7.84. Cupboard with switchboard, alarm panel, tiled floor, coving, power points and sockets, central vacuum point.
Bedroom 5 4.50m x 3.68m. Double room, coving, recessed lights, ample socket and power points, door to:
Jack & Jill Shower Room 4.50m x 1.54m. Shower with drophead and handheld attachments, wc, wash hand basin, bidet, fully tiled, heated towel rail, large mirror.
Home Cinema Room 3.44m x 6.32m. This large, dedicated home cinema/entertainment room is wired for ceiling mounted projector, multiple speakers and carpeted to accentuate your viewing experience. There are built-in units along the end of the room to house all equipment and media storage. The lighting has been split in to 3 options with wall lights in 2 zones and low- level LED lighting.
Gym/Home Office 3.90m x 3.44m. Tiled floor, skylight.
Utility/Laundry Room 3.44m x 3.94m. High gloss wall and floor 'Snaidero' units, sink unit, plumbed for washing machine and dryer, clothes rail, tiled floor, Electrolux freezer, laundry chute store, Beam central vacuum collector, cupboard space, door to:
Store Room 3.76m x 4.96m. Custom-fitted wardrobes with hanging and shelving space. Tiled floor. An ideal 'attic'
Plant Room 3.44m x 1.02m. Daikin gas boiler, two large water tanks
FeaturesAir to water heat pump incorporating underfloor heating throughout
Solar panels on roof to assist with hot water supply
Solid timber parquet flooring in principal reception rooms, with marble in reception hall and kitchen/dining areas
Underfloor heating throughout with individual room controls
Bespoke factory-finished external and internal doors throughout
Extensive timber panelling throughout
Timber sash windows
Hardwood skirting, architraves and window boards throughout
Exceptional storage throughout the house, especially at basement level
Private front and rear gardens, landscape-designed with stone barbeque area and garden lighting Electrical and water supply at barbeque area
Basement bedroom (ensuite) with external light well
Water taps and electricity power points in front and rear gardens
Cable TV, landline telecoms and all other modern facilities in situ
Cast iron downpipes
Multi room audio system with wiring throughout, ensuring that the home has facilities for all current and future phone, network and TV distribution
Custom made & fitted kitchen and utility units, hand built with solid wood carcasses and marble worktops and splashbacks
Bespoke wardrobes in all first-floor bedrooms
Beam central vacuum system on all levels
All main room fitted with dimmer controlled light switches
Chesney of London limestone fireplace
Crackled porcelain doorknobs
Secluded location accessed by private lane
BER DetailsBER: A3
BER No: 101324283
Performance Indicator: 74.5 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Terenure on 01 490 7433