'Boramar' a unique semi-detached house incorporating retail unit at 110a & 110 Rock Road, Booterstown.
This is a rare opportunity to acquire a truly unique and elegant bijou coastal residence & commercial opportunity with an ongoing annual income on this landmark road with it's stunning sea views over the Blackrock Park, Booterstown Strand and Dublin Bay.
Such a property seldom comes to the market. Having been completely renovated and upgraded to exacting standards by the owners, this home is presented in turn key condition and would ideally suit down-sizers, those looking for a superb Dublin base and investors alike.
Built c1880's, the property retains it's original period character with it's 10 ft high ceilings, original terrazzo floors on the ground floor, cornices, picture rails and original window shutters. The original timber floorboards on the first floor have been meticulously preserved, relaid and stained in the kitchen/dining room. All restorations have been carried out by the expert period renovations team at The Victorian Kitchen Company. The stunning handmade custom designed curtains, drapes and antique brass light fittings all enhance the character of this delightful home.
This house is being offered on a turnkey basis to include the contents with the exception of a small number of specified items, and represents an immense potential to any perspective buyer.
This property provides a unique opportunity to acquire both a quality home and an established retail unit yielding an ongoing annual rental income. Tenant secure. There are a number of outbuildings at the back of the property which are currently in use by the retail tenant.
Located on the coastal Rock Road, the property is superbly positioned just a two minute stroll from Booterstown Dart Station, which in turn is just one stop from the bustling village of Blackrock in one direction and two stops from Sandymount, with it's lovely village and long promenade in the other. Both villages have a variety of shops catering to every taste. Booterstown and it's neighbouring villages have an wonderful array of cafes, boutiques, bars, restaurants and shopping centres. The regular Air Coach service and numerous bus routes are also just steps away. There is immediate accesses to Blackrock Park and Booterstown Strand as well as to local coastal cycle paths, walks and a multitude of available leisure actives in Dun Laoghaire. The house is also within striking distance of some of Dublin's most highly regarded schools and Universities including Blackrock College, St. Andrew's College, Dominican College, numerous National and Primary Schools and University College Dublin along with yacht, tennis and golf clubs. The Blackrock Clinic and St. Vincent's Hospital are also close by.
Inside the bespoke handcrafted teak hall door is a vestibule leading into the inner hallway with an enclosed storage/cloak area. There are two double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and bespoke solid timber cabinetry on the ground floor with an en-suite w.c. and utility room with washer/dryer.
The kitchen and all bespoke integrated solid timber units throughout the entire house were designed, hand built and installed by The Victorian Kitchen Company and painted in soft Farrow and Ball colours. Irish made traditional cast iron radiators are in situ throughout the house.
The upper level of the house is most impressive with a stunning custom built Kitchen and a fabulous range of hand crafted solid timber bespoke units. There is a most attractive and efficient island unit/breakfast bar with feature Belfast sink and teak worktop. A clever integrated Hotpoint refrigerator and a double oven Falcon range cooker with five gas ring hob also feature in this well designed kitchen.
Original stained floor boards and wooden internal window shutters, antique brass chandelier, french style curtains, cornicing, picture rails and central rose. Attic access.
The cosy drawing room with it's elegant fire surround, insert wood burning fire, bespoke book cases and integrated fire logs storage creates an energy efficient clean heat to the entire first floor on cold winter evenings. The handmade curtains hang from a solid brass Victorian curtain pole.
The master bedroom is a gracious peaceful space consisting of custom made bed with bespoke bedside lockers and a large upholstered bedhead with brass reading lights, floor to ceiling fitted wardrobes, drawer units and 2 large wall mirrors. Fully lined floor length hand made drapes.
The spacious elegant shower room is an equally impressive room with a large tiled shower, his & her sink's set into a marble top vanity unit with 2 extra large bespoke electrically heated mirrors. The use of the old fire places in both the master bedroom and the shower room are sure to impress!
A short stairs leads to a single fully serviced and cleverly designed office space fondly referred to as 'the nest'. The solar powered Velux window floods the area with light.
Entrance Hall -
Welcoming vestibule entrance with alarm panel, attractive glass paneled doors feature radiator cover, storage/cloakroom, picture rail, cornicing and centre rose.
Original Living Room/ Bed 3 - 4.20m x 3.40m
Originally the living room, a fine double bedroom with built in wardrobes, polished floor boards, sliderobes, picture rail, cornicing and centre rose.
Bedroom 2 - 3.60m x 3.40m
Originally the kitchen/breakfast room, double room located to rear with extensive hand crafted shelving and wardrobe.
WC / Ensuite - 1.10m x 3.10m
With built in sink, plumbed for washing machine, tiled floor, w.c., skylight allowing natural light.
Kitchen/ Dining Room - 4.30m x 5.30m
With superb space to dine and entertain and enjoys a wonderful outlook overlooking Dublin Bay and towards Howth Head.
Drawing Room - 4.20m x 3.40m
A warm cosy room ideal for relaxing in and with superb views, feature solid wood burning fire, built in book shelves and phone point, picture rail and cornicing
Main Bedroom - 3.60m x 3.50m
Double room with hand crafted wardrobes and shelving, picture rail and cornicing.
Shower Room - 3.60m x 3.30m
A large feature bathroom with double walk-in shower, his/ her double whb's with extensive storage, heated towel rail, marble top vanity and drawer unit. Hot press with further storage.
This is an ideal customised office space with a remote Solar controlled Velux window.
- Charming and elegant property
- Superb sea views over Dublin Bay and towards Howth Head.
- Guaranteed annual income with longtime trading unit attached
- Completely renovated to an exceptionally high standard throughout
- Period features which include high ceilings, picture rails, original window shutters, cornicing and centre rose.
- Joinery and Cabinetry by The Victorian Kitchen Company
- Bespoke handmade storage throughout
- Brass fittings
- Video Intercom system
- Seafront location
- Dart at Booterstown a 2 minute walk away.
- Easy access to bus routes, Primary and Secondary schools, U.C.D. St. Vincent's University Hospital and Private Hospital, Blackrock Park, Blackrock Village and the Blackrock Clinic.
- Gas fired central heating
- Double glazed Argon Gas Filled windows
- Broad band and phone point
- Wired for alarm and video intercom system
BER DetailsBER: D1
BER No: 800495939
Energy Performance Indicator: 1187.21 kWh/m2/yr