DescriptionLocated on a terrace of beautiful Victorian red brick family homes, 78 Botanic Road is a fabulous period residence which is surprisingly spacious with tall ceilings and many original features. The property has been fully renovated and decorated with great style and flair creating a fabulous family home which is ready to move into. Many of the original features have been retained such as original fireplaces, polished wooden floors and detailed plasterwork which are complemented by all the modern comforts. The property also benefits from a west facing rear garden.
The accommodation comprises of an elegant entrance hall with polished wooden floor, decorative plaster work, under stairs storage and separate storage cupboard. There is a useful guest w.c. The spacious living room to the front features an original marble fireplace, polished wooden floor and large bay window which floods the room with light. The family room to the rear has a beautiful modern fireplace with granite inset and polished wooden floor. An opening leads to the kitchen extension. The kitchen has been extended to the side and fitted with a vast range of floor and wall units offering great storage, the island and counters are topped in solid wood with a Belfast sink in the island, the adjacent living/ dining room is a great family space with skylights and French doors to the garden.
Upstairs on the return there is a family bathroom and double bedroom, while on the first floor the landing is exceptionally large and is an ideal space for a home office. There are three bedrooms on this level, two large doubles with cast iron fireplaces and a single room.
The appeal of this fine property is further enhanced by the lawned rear garden approx 18m with block built utility room/ store room and remote controlled roller gate allowing off street parking for two cars.
Situated on Botanic Road, one of the most desirable locations for young families in the city, this property enjoys a superb location just a short stroll from both Drumcondra and Phibsborough villages with many amenities and is within comfortable walking distance of the city centre, Phoenix Park, Botanic Gardens and Griffith Park. It is also within a few minutes of The Mater Hospital and convenient to the Four Courts, Law Library, King's Inns, Blackhall Place and Dublin airport.
AccommodationEntrance Hall 9.1m x 2.2m. The tone of the house is set by this exceptionally large hallway with beautiful polished wooden floor and other original features including ceiling covings and ceiling rose. There is a large understairs storage space and a separate storage closet.
Guest w.c 1.6m x 1.1m. With w.c and wash hand basin.
Living Room 4.2m x 3.8m. This is a beautiful room with a marble fireplace as the main focal point. The owners have been careful to retain other original features such as polished wooden floor, ceiling covings, ceiling rose and picture rails. A large bay window floods the room with light.
Family Room 4m x 3.2m. This family sitting room could also be a formal dining room if desired. Features include a beautiful fireplace with granite inset and hearth, wooden floor and ceiling covings. An opening leads to the kitchen extension.
Kitchen 5m x 3.1m. Stunning kitchen, fitted with a great range of floor and wall units with solid timber counter tops. A large island in the centre houses a Belfast sink and provides a great casual eating space.
Living/ Dining area 6.5m x 3m. This living/ dining area is full of natural light with three large skylights and French doors leading to the garden.
Bedroom 1 4.4m x 3.8m. Spacious double to the front with cast iron fireplace and ceiling rose.
Bedroom 2 4m x 3.5m. Another generous double with cast iron fireplace.
Bedroom 3 3.2m x 2.7m. Dual aspect double room on the return.
Bedroom 4 3m x 2m. Light filled single bedroom on the first floor.
Bathroom 2.7m x 2.1m. With suite comprising w.c, wash hand basin, free standing bath and shower cubicle.
FeaturesBeautifully refurbished period residence
Many original features
West facing rear garden
Off street parking for two cars
Very large attic suitable for conversion
Gas fired central heating
BER DetailsBER: D2
BER No: 110038155
Performance Indicator: 286.72 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Drumcondra on 01 837 3737