€1,800,000 -€50,000 on 12th Jan 17
An enchanting early Victorian villa set within uncommonly generous gardens and enjoying a remarkable vista, taking in the steeple of St. Paul's church in nearby Glenageary and onward over Dublin Bay to the Baily and Howth Head.
Built circa 1850 to an asymmetrical plan Dunluce has a remarkably intact original composition, being assiduously maintained over the years but not altered or extended, giving the house much character and a wonderful period elegance with fine decorative ceiling plasterwork and original timber architraves, doors and shuttering.Desirably positioned between Adelaide Road and Rathdown (Junior and Music) School on Upper Glenageary Road the location is extremely convenient to the town amenities of Dun Laoghaire and its sea front and the seaside villages of Glasthule and Dalkey.
The immediate area offering easy accessibility to a diverse range of excellent restaurants, private and public schooling, numerous churches and public houses, sports clubs and playing fields and good public transport links to Dublin's light rail (DART) and bus networks: the number 7 stop being nearly opposite the entrance to Dunluce.
Beautifully balanced as a semi-detached home a gravelled sweep approaches a parking bay in front of the south facing front door or spirals downhill to a courtyard to the side of house, which could provide additional parking. Neighbouring Sunninghill even having an extended parking area to the rear off this courtyard. A flight of granite steps leads through a glazed front door into a generous reception hall, itself leading to the principal reception rooms and inner stair hall. The dining room has a fine marble chimney piece, decorative ceiling cornice and a central rose, a Dumb Waiter and ...