DescriptionNo. 74 Howth Road is a beautiful example of a handsome, 4 bedroomed, red brick property presented in excellent condition throughout having been meticulously maintained over the years with many original features intact. This elegant house presents bright and spacious accommodation which is stylishly decorated and fitted in keeping with the era the property was built in the circa 1930's. Standing proudly on a large corner site the house and gardens offer a very comfortable and spacious home of distinction which is sure to appeal to families and seeking a special house with a prestigious Clontarf address.
From the moment you enter this most charming home you are greeted with a sense of space, character and warmth. Boasting high ceilings, varnished floorboards, beautiful carpentry, picture rails and cornicing as well as wooden panelling and original fireplaces, the current owners have been careful to marry the originality of the house alongside modern comforts and quality finishes.
There are many wonderful points to note about this special home but briefly the accommodation includes; a large welcoming hallway featuring a central staircase with feature stained glass window at the staircase return matching the stained glass featured in the front door. Two large interconnecting reception rooms offer versatile living space including matching original fireplaces and sliding dividing doors. There is also a very spacious and brightly appointed kitchen/breakfast/family room extension to the rear along with a separate utility room. This room enjoys views over a private patio terrace with a water feature and attractive landscaped gardens are provided to front, side and rear. A separate detached garage / workshop is positioned to the end of the garden with a double gated driveway offering secure parking for several vehicles. Also, this home provides a quaint study, extra storage and a guest cloakroom which complete the accommodation at the ground floor level.
Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms, three of which are generously sized double bedrooms along with a spacious single bedroom. A charming period style family bathroom complements the era and style of this home which showcases a freestanding claw footed bath, a separate shower cubicle and attractively painted wall panelling. There is also an attic providing great storage space which is currently accessed via a stained glass hatch and pulldown ladder. This space is currently set up as an office but may suit a variety of uses (subject to planning guidelines and permission).
The location is second to none with a host of amenities and services available close by. This will certainly appeal to families and requiring a quality lifestyle coupled with the convenience of being able to walk to shops, excellent primary and secondary schools, a great choice of cafes and restaurants, boutiques and salons. St Anne's Park and stunning coastal walks are right on your doorstep too and sporting enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice with the wonderful facilities in the area including Westwood sports club, tennis, GAA, soccer, rugby, cricket, golf and sailing. The M50, M1, Dublin Airport and city centre are all conveniently accessible and one is within minutes' walk of Clontarf DART station not to mention numerous bus routes that pass directly by.
This is a fabulous family home which should be viewed to appreciate all that the property and location offer.
AccommodationPorch 1.87m x 1.00m. Feature stained glass door
Entrance Hall 4.85m x 1.85m. Under stairs storage cupboard, cloakroom
Inner Hallway 2.42m x 1.82m. Varnished floor boards
Guest WC 2.48m x 1.49m. Wash hand basin, wc
Study 3.05m x 2.33m. Fitted shelving and wooden panelling
Living Room 5.07m x 4.28m. Fireplace with wood and marble surround and gas fire, square bay window, sliding doors to dining room
Dining Room 4.25m x 3.87m. Fireplace with wood and marble surround and gas fire, door to kitchen/breakfast/family room
Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room 8.24m x 3.54m. Fitted kitchen with oven, electric hob, dishwasher, granite counter tops, feature island, tiled floor, gas stove, two sets of double doors to rear patio
Utility Room 2.47m x 2.26m. Fully fitted units with sink, plumbed for washing machine and space for dryer
Landing 3.57m x 2.40m. Location of hot press, stained glass opening to attic space with pull down ladder
Master Bedroom (front) 5.06m x 4.21m. Bay window to front, fitted wardrobes including vanity unit,
Bedroom 2 4.31m x 3.13m. Double to front with two windows
Bedroom 3 4.05m x 3.66m. Double to rear
Bedroom 4 2.62m x 2.09m. Single to rear
Bathroom 2.66m x 2.41m. Tongued and grooved wood panelling to walls, free standing claw footed bath, wc, wash hand basin, separate shower unit with power shower, two stained glass windows
Attic Space 5.88m x 3.48m. With wc and wash hand basin, currently set up as an office, velux windows
Garage 6.67m x 3.78m. Dual access from patio terrace and from driveway, two velux windows
FeaturesFine red brick home built circa. 1930's
Located in a prime corner position
Extended and presented in pristine condition throughout
Many original features intact
Landscaped gardens to front, rear and side
Detached garage / workshop
Secure double gated driveway offering ample parking
Close to a host of excellent amenities and services
Walking distance to seafront promenade
5 mins walk to Clontarf DART station & Westwood gym
Dublin city 4 kms
Gas fired central heating with underfloor heating to rear extension
BER DetailsBER: C2
BER No: 112211214
Performance Indicator: 193.29 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Killester on 01 833 6555