DescriptionSet on this pretty street of red brick houses full of charm and character, no.68 is a spacious period residence which has been very well maintained by the current owners and benefits from the addition of a two storey extension to the rear in 2011. The accommodation is bright with high ceilings adding to the overall sense of space. The property retains many of the original features which blend seamlessly with the modern kitchen and bathroom fittings and the stylish decor.
The accommodation comprises a large hallway with wooden flooring and a useful guest w.c. The living room has a large window overlooking the street and a pretty original cast iron fireplace. Down a few steps to a family room with open fire which in turn leads to the modern kitchen extension, fitted with a great range of floor and wall units and flooded with natural light. Upstairs the main bedroom spans the width of the property with an original cast iron fireplace, both of the two other bedrooms are spacious doubles with cast iron fireplaces. A very large family bathroom completes the accommodation.
The garden to the front is planted with mature shrubs while the rear garden measures approx 6.5m x 5.0m with patio area, raised flower beds using original red bricks from the house. A door leads to a laneway.
Carlingford Road has long been regarded as one of the most prestigious locations in the Northside suburb of Drumcondra, convenient to all the amenities of the village and within a gentle stroll of Drumcondra Train Station and the city centre. There are many amenities such as Griffith Park, the Botanic Gardens and Na Fianna GAA club close by. The area has a number of popular national and secondary schools and is convenient to the Four Courts, Law Library, Mater Hospital and the IFSC. Dublin Airport is a short distance away and can be easily reached by the Aircoach express coach service which is available at Drumcondra Rail Station a few minutes' walk away. This fantastic property will appeal to those seeking a family home in a superb location
AccommodationEntrance Hall 7.0m x 1.5m. Large and welcoming entrance hall with solid walnut flooring, ceiling covings, picture rails and understairs storage.
Guest w.c. 1.8m x 0.7m. With w.c and w.h.b.
Living Room 3.5m x 3.4m. Beautiful living room to the front with a high ceiling giving a great feeling of space. Original features include a cast iron fireplace, ceiling covings and ceiling rose. The floor in laid in solid walnut.
Family room 3.2m x 3.2m. Cosy family sitting area with open fireplace as the main focal point. The floor is painted timber and an opening leads to the kitchen extension.
Kitchen/ Dining room 4.9m x 4.5m. This is a fabulous space with light streaming through skylights and French doors which lead to the garden. The kitchen is fitted with a great range of fitted floor and wall units by Tierney Kitchens with high gloss finish and coloured glass counter tops and splashback. There is plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher and plenty of room for a large dining table.
Bedroom 1 5.0m x 3.5m. Spanning the width of the property this is a magnificent room with two windows allowing light to stream through. Features include cast iron fireplace, ceiling covings, ceiling rose and maple flooring.
Bedroom 2 3.4m x 3.3m. This is a generous double room with cast iron fireplace and maple flooring.
Bedroom 3 3.4m x 3.4m. Also a large double room with cast iron fireplace and maple flooring.
Bathroom 3.6m x 1.9m. Very spacious bathroom with suite comprising w.c, w.h.b, bath and shower cubicle. Tiled floor and partly tiled walls.
FeaturesBeautiful period residence
Many original features
Two storey extension to the rear
Modern fitted kitchen
Easily maintained rear garden
On street disc parking
Gas fired central heating
BER DetailsBER: C1
BER No: 112225735
Performance Indicator: 174.48 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Drumcondra on 01 837 3737