DescriptionA stunning interior designed Victorian home meticulously presented and tastefully decorated, built circa 1888, flooded with excellent natural light throughout the accommodation of approximately 158 sq.m. (1,700 sq.ft.), renovated and refurbishment in recent years relishing from an extremely pleasant open outlook to the front.
Laid out over two floors the well-proportioned living space briefly comprises of a delightful entrance hall with ornate cornice work, centre rose and clear glass fan light over the hall door, two magnificent interconnecting reception rooms with matching white marble fireplaces, the dining room enjoying access to the courtyard and rear garden by original cast iron Victorian steps, an inner hall with plant room, understairs cloak cupboard and door to the rear garden, a kitchen / breakfast room which has a large laundry room off, four spacious bedrooms and a bathroom. This very fine property, is further enhanced with an extensive south facing landscaped rear garden of approximately 53m (175ft) in length, a gardener's paradise, laid out mainly in lawn incorporating a courtyard area, ideal for al fresco dining, abundant with mature shrubbery and fruit trees including damson and apple, together with a purpose block built garden shed. Full planning permission was approved in 2008 to extend this wonderful home by a further 105sq.m. (1,130sq.ft.) of contemporary living space together with a garden room of approximately 22sq.m. (237sq.ft.).
Positioned along one of Rathgar's most prestigious and highly convenient squares, birthplace of James Joyce, 72 Brighton Square benefits from use of the square privately owned by the residents, where there are two tennis courts, many annual gatherings including summer barbeques, yoga classes on Saturday mornings and fish and organic vegetable stalls on Thursdays. Rathgar is a delightful largely residential area benefitting from a wide variety of amenities and is just 3.5km from Dublin City Centre, an easy commute. The area is serviced with an excellent selection of local shops to include a superb offering of delis and boutique eateries together with well renowned schools, both primary and secondary, namely Junior School, Rathgar National School and Zion Parish School, The High School, Stratford College, St Mary's College, Terenure College and Alexandra College to mention a few.
There are many recreational activities available nearby at Bushy Park and the Dodder Linear Park, tennis in Rathgar Tennis Club and Ashbrook Tennis Club, hockey at both Rathgar Hockey Club, Our Lady's Hockey Club and Old Alex with rugby clubs at St Mary's and Terenure College. Golf is catered for in the surrounding clubs of Milltown Golf Club, The Grange and Castle Golf Club. Public transport is regular to and from the city centre with some of the most frequent bus routes in the city being 14, 14C, 15, 15A, 15B, 65, 65B and 140. Two local Luas stops at Milltown and Beechwood service the area.
RoomsEntrance Hall: - 7.23m x 1.62m
7.23m x 1.62m (23
Inner Hall: -
with dado rail, a Bisque designer radiator, understairs cloak cupboard and plant room. Door to rear garden.
Drawing Room: - 4.65m x 4.31m
with a Bisque designer radiator ceiling coving, centre rose, picture rail, exposed timber floor and coal effect gas fireplace with white marble mantel and surround, slate and brick inset, and slate hearth. Double folding doors lead to the
Dining Room: - 4.60m x 3.99m
with a Bisque designer radiator, ceiling coving, centre rose, picture rail and coal effect gas fireplace with matching white marble mantel and surround, slate and brick inset, and slate hearth. Door to the courtyard and rear garden.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room: - 4.15m x 3.07m
with a vertical Bisque designer radiator, entry videophone, a range of fitted cupboards and units, work surfaces, integrated four ring AEG Electrolux gas hob with extractor fan over, integrated AEG electric oven, sink unit, integrated Indesit dishwasher, integrated Indesit fridge freezer and recessed lights. Step up to the
Laundry Room: - 3.08m x 1.97m
with a vertical Bisque radiator, recessed lights, sink unit, fitted cupboards, Baxi gas boiler, washing machine and dryer.
HALL RETURN LEVEL -
Bedroom 4: - 3.34m x 2.79m
with a Bisque designer radiator cast iron fireplace and cupboard with hot water tank.
Bathroom: - 2.25m x 2.09m
with w.c., w.h.b., bath with power shower over, heated towel rail, recessed lights, partially tiled walls and timber floor.
FIRST FLOOR LEVEL -
With entry videophone, ceiling coving and exposed timber floorboards.
Bedroom 1: - 4.69m x 3.59m
with a Bisque designer radiator, hatch to the attic, ceiling coving, picture rail and exposed timber floorboards.
Bedroom 2: - 4.63m x 3.98m
with a Bisque designer radiator, picture rail, exposed timber floor and Bisque designer radiator.
Bedroom 3: - 2.38m x 4.68m
with a Bisque designer radiator.
FeaturesGas fired central heating, installed in 2008.
Overall floor area of approximately 158 sq.m. (1,700 sq.ft.).
Outstanding interconnecting reception rooms.
Ornate cornice work in the entrance hall.
Fitted carpets, blackout blinds in all bedrooms and kitchen appliances included in the sale.
Access to the square with two tennis courts privately owned by the residents of the Square - service fee of approximately €200 per annum.
Planning permission achieved in 2008 for an extension of approximately 105 sq.m. (1,130 sq.ft.) together with a detached garden room at the end of the garden of approximately 22 sq.m. (237 sq.ft.).
Secluded south-facing landscaped rear garden of approximately 53m (175ft) in length.
Multi-function touch sensitive Lutron lighting and video system.
OutsideThe wonderful south-facing landscaped rear garden of approximately 53m (175ft) in length is laid out mainly in lawn accessed from both the inner hall and dining room, incorporating a courtyard ideal for outdoor dining together with a purpose block built garden shed of approximately 2.76m x 4.98m (9'1" x 16'4"). Full planning permission was approved in 2008 to extend the property up to approximately 263 sq.m. (2,830 sq.ft.) together with a studio / detached garden room at the end of the garden at approximately 22 sq.m. (237 sq.ft.).