Description***Four bedroom family home with private off street parking for three cars to the front. The garden level can provide two further bedrooms if required ***
DNG is very pleased to introduce 7 Kenilworth Road to the open market - a very charming and handsome early Victorian six -bedroom family home with private off-street parking for three cars to the front and a lovely private 61 ft. (approx.) rear garden. This property is superbly located on one of Rathgar's most sought-after roads.
Beyond the distinctive brick façade lies a warm and inviting home, which has been lovingly maintained over the years and a happy home for 42 years to the current owners. High ceilings, generous room proportions, elegant reception rooms and well-proportioned bedrooms are further complemented by the private and mature rear garden. The home has been decorated with flair and taste resulting in an exceptional interior rich in period detail.
At entrance hall level a wonderful reception area enjoys double ceiling height with an impressive original domed roof light. Off the hallway there are two Reception rooms of elegant proportions flooded with natural light perfect for entertaining yet cosy for everyday living. There is also a fourth bedroom with an en suite at this level.
Upstairs, there are three further well-proportioned bedrooms, two with views of the Dublin mountains and a family bathroom.
At garden level, the well-equipped kitchen leads onto the rear garden, and there is a separate utility room with and guest WC plus Belfast sink. At the front there are two bedrooms, two further reception rooms and a guest WC with WHB which offer the purchaser flexibility as they were previously used as a doctor’s surgery, and could be reinstated or alternatively developed as a separate apartment (subject to planning permission). These rooms complete the full extent of the 305 sq. m. / 3,283 sq.ft. of internal accommodation.
Externally there is a beautiful and fully matured rear garden with a paved patio, lawned area, greenhouse, shrubs and trees surrounded by an attractive granite stone wall. There is ample and appropriate storage available in a purpose built shed with electrical points. To the front there is a small garden area and private off-street parking for three cars.
This is a prime residential location with Rathgar, Rathmines and Ranelagh villages all within walking distance. Superb amenities close by include a wide variety of Primary and Secondary schools. (St Marys, St Louis, RJS, The High School, KPS). Easy access to the City centre and Sandymount is provided by the 18 and 83 Bus routes with stops on Kenilworth Road. These are augmented by the Luas line with a choice of nearby stops at Ranelagh, Beechwood and Cowper. In addition there are numerous recreational facilities also within walking distance of the house. These include Leinster Sports complex, Swan Leisure centre and numerous Tennis Clubs (Brookfield, Ashbrook, Stratford, Rathgar) Bowling Clubs, (Stratford, Leinster complex) Parks with Children’s Playgrounds, (Palmerston, Belgrave, Bushy Park, Harold’s Cross) a Multiplex Cinema and a wide selection of restaurants.
AccommodationEntrance Hallway Ornate ceiling coving and centre rose, fan light, natural stone and original floorboards.
Reception Hallway Beautiful original winding staircase with an eye-catching glazed dome above, ornate ceiling coving, picture rail.
Living Room Original marble fireplace, 3.3m high ceilings, picture rail, ornate ceiling coving with centre rose, two sash windows with window shutters.
Dining Room Original floorboards, 3.3m high ceilings, picture rail, ornate ceiling coving with centre rose, marble fireplace, large sash window with shutters overlooking rear garden.
Bedrom 4 (on return) Built in storage, fitted bookshelves, sash window, access to rear garden via granite steps.
Ensuite Bathroom Tiled floor, walk in shower cubicle, wc, whb, tiled splashback.
Landing Original winding staircase, ceiling dome feature, picture rail, built in storage.
Family Bathroom Timber floorboards, cast-iron free-standing roll top bath, sash window, hot press, wc, whb, tiled splashback, bidet, dado rail, fitted heated towel rail.
Bedroom 1 Cast Iron fireplace, picture rail, ceiling coving, two sash windows with shutters, carpet flooring, fitted wardrobes.
Bedroom 2 Original floorboards, ceiling coving, cast iron fireplace, sash window with shutters, picture rail.
Bedroom 3 Original sash window with shutters, carpet flooring, picture rail, coving, fitted shelving. Cast iron fireplace.
Kitchen Large kitchen overlooking rear garden, floor and base units, tiled splashback, stainless steel double sink, fireplace with beautiful granite surround, integrated oven and hob, exposed original brick, recessed downlighters.
Utility Room Tiled flooring, plumbed for washing machine, gas boiler, fitted shelving, access to rear garden.
Guest WC Tiled floor, wc, Belfast sink.
Entrance Hall Access to the front garden.
Guest WC wc, whb.
Reception Room 1 Carpet flooring and window overlooking front garden.
Reception Room 2 Carpet flooring.
Garden Level Bedroom 1 Exposed original brick fireplace, carpet flooring, whb.
Garden Level Bedroom 2 Carpet flooring, fitted wardrobes, whb.
Rear Garden Beautifully manicured garden with a generous patio area, a Whitebeam tree, mature shrubbery, fruit trees, greenhouse, block built shed (3.8m X 2.2m), attractive granite walls.
Features• Handsome three storey home built in 1859
• Original period features – Doors, sash windows with shutters, marble fireplaces, ornate ceiling coving and floorboards.
• 305 sq.m. (approx.) set over three floors
• Attractive glazed domed ceiling in entrance hallway
• Private off-street parking for 3 cars to the front
• Potential for doctors/ dentist surgery or separate apartment in ground floor with own access (subject to planning permission)
• Walking distance to Rathgar, Rathmines and Ranelagh villages
BER DetailsBER: Exempt
DirectionsTravelling on Rathgar Road (leaving Rathgar Village behind you), take a left turn onto Leicester Avenue. Take the right hand turn onto Kenilworth Square East and at the end of the road take a right onto Kenilworth Road. Number 7 is located on your left hand side.