65 Highfield Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6

Sold Energy Rating D06 Y5C6 5 beds320 m2
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65 Highfield Road is a truly elegant detached red brick Edwardian family home positioned on Highfield Road, one of Dublin 6's most attractive roads. Extending to 320sqm / 3444sq.ft, including the attic, Built by John Alexander Stringer c 1908, this is double fronted house with superb private gardens and off-street parking for several cars. In addition, there is a detached garage to the rear of the property with vehicle access onto Templemore Avenue. There may be Mews potential (sub to pp )The vendors had secured planning for a Mews but this permission has now lapsed . The home has been very tastefully renovated, restored, and extended with the elegant Edwardian period features such as original mantelpieces, high ceilings and fine joinery remaining intact. The house flows beautifully with two gracious interconnecting reception rooms opening to a sunroom. The spacious modern kitchen/dining/ family room also leads to the sunroom with both opening to the wonderful rear gardens. A cosy living room, a shower room and excellent utility space complete the accommodation at ground floor level. Upstairs five double bedrooms including a luxurious main suite, a large family bathroom and an attic room currently used as a cinema, completes the interior picture. The gardens are a wonderful feature both front and rear. The landscaped front garden is well screened from the road with vehicular access from Templemore Avenue. Mainly laid out in gravel, there is very generous off-street parking. To the rear the vendors have created a wonderful garden which is easily maintained and is stocked with a wide variety of interesting plants, bulbs, mature shrubs and trees all providing interesting year round colour and a sheltered patio perfect for “al fresco” dining. To the end of the garden there is a covered area with double gates and a large garage also with double gates. This area provides very flexible space for the creation of a den / Shomera, or further development subject to planning permission. Superbly located in the heart of one of the nicest parts of Rathgar, the property is just 2.5 miles from St. Stephen's Green, in a location second to none with Rathgar, Ranelagh Rathmines, and Dartry on its doorstep, and within a stroll of local shopping at Upper Rathmines Road and Dunville Avenue. Some of Dublin's best schools are nearby including St Marys, Sandford Park, Alexandra College, Gonzaga College, Kildare Place, Zion National and Stratford College. The renaissance of Ranelagh and Rathmines gives a choice of shops and restaurants. The Luas stops at Cowper Road and Milltown provide swift access to St. Stephen's Green, Dundrum, and Sandyford. Sports clubs nearby include Milltown Golf Club and David Lloyd Riverview, with Brookfield Tennis Club and Dartry Fitness literally around the corner.

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Granite step to double hall door with stained glass panels and skylight leading to: - Entrance Hall - 11ft high ceiling with cornice, centre rose, picture & dado rail, tiled floor, recessed lighting. Drawing Room - Bay window overlooking front garden. Cornice, centre rose, picture & dado rail, stone fireplace with gas fire, recessed lighting, pocket doors to: Dining Room - Cornice, ceiling rose, picture & dado rail, mahogany fireplace with tiled surround and hearth and gas fire, radiator covers, recessed lighting, French doors with working shutters leading to sunroom. Living Room - Box bay window, panelled walls, centre rose & cornice, recessed lighting, timber fireplace with brick surround, tiled hearth and solid fuel stove, pair of built-in bookshelves and storage. Steps down to - Kitchen / Dining / Family Room - Newcastle Design kitchen large array of wall and floor units at high and low level, polished granite worktops, American fridge freezer with filtered water & ice maker, AEG 5 ring gas hob, Teka extractor, AEG double oven, integrated AEG dishwasher, integrated Zanussi microwave, double Franke sink with mixer tap, integrated AEG dishwasher, wine shelving, pull out corner units, pull out bins, wide cutlery and pot drawers, pull out larder cupboard, AEG coffee maker. Island/breakfast bar with polished granite countertop, pull out drawers and seating area, built in unit, tiled floor, floor to ceiling window and double doors to rear garden. Dining / Living Area - Built in bench seating and generous living room space, recessed space for TV over Bodart & Goray solid fuel stove, vaulted paneled ceiling with recessed lighting. Door to: - Utility Room - Large array of floor and wall units, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, Beko fridge, Hotpoint freezer, tiled floor, strip lighting, door to front with coal sheds and door to front garden and door to rear garden, glass wall to rear patio, cat flap, stainless steel sink and drainer. Guest WC / Shower Room - WC, wash hand basin, shower with wall mounted Mira shower, tiled floor and walls, feature stained glass window, recessed lighting. Stairs to First Return - Window to side of house. Bedroom 1 (rear) - Double bedroom with dado rail and recessed lighting. First Floor - Hotpress with shelving and hanging space. Bathroom - Tiled floor and part tiled walls, wc, Villeroy & Boch wash hand basin with mixer tap, Walk in steam power shower with seats, overhead and wall mounted jets and hand shower attachment, two windows, cornice and recessed lighting, heated towel rail, tall mirrored cabinet, mirror towel rails. Bedroom 2 (rear) - Double bedroom, picture window with window seat, cornice and dado rail, large array of fitted wardrobes and built in shelving, recessed lighting. Bedroom 3 (front) - Large double bedroom with bay window, cornice and picture rail, recessed lighting, built in wardrobes and presses. Ensuite - WC, wash hand basin on vanity unit, bath with mixer taps, shower with handheld attachment, recessed lighting. Bedroom 4 (front) - Large double bedroom with two picture windows, built in wardrobes and drawers and shelving, cornice and dado rail, recessed lighting. Stairs to second return (with window) - Bed 5 / Study (rear) - Square window overlooking rear garden, array of built-in shelving and presses, vaulted ceiling, recessed lighting. Stairs to: - Attic Room / Cinema Room - Window with featured stained glass to front and two Velux windows, part paneled vaulted ceiling, built in presses, radiator cases, recessed lighting, raised seating area, feature red brick wall. Large storage area. Outside - Front GardenSet on a corner site on Highfield Road and Templemore Avenue, two pedestrian and double gates leading to large graveled garden with parking for numerous cars. Garden is bordered by railings and hedging with mature trees and flower beds bordered by box hedging. Side entrance with storage for bins, bikes etc. Outside tap.Rear GardenMagnificent walled original stone and red brick walled garden, laid out in lawn with wide borders featuring an abundance of mature trees, shrubs and roses, granite patio with spacious seating area with feature lighting, pond with water feature, sprinkler system. Gravel pathway, external lighting.Gravel pathway to large brick-built garage/gym/den with double gates and car port for several cars.

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Lesley Ann Devins
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Sherry FitzGerald Ranelagh
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Date created: Feb 24, 2021

Sherry FitzGerald Ranelagh
Sherry FitzGerald Ranelagh
PSRA Licence No. 002183
Lesley Ann Devins
Lesley Ann Devins
PSRA Licence No.002786
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