DescriptionDiscerning house-hunters are in for a treat with the arrival of "Fernmount", 50 Cabra Road, Phibsborough. This handsome double-fronted detached villa-style residence which dates from 1864 has been fully renovated and refurbished (2000) from top to bottom inside and out. Attention to detail sympathetic to the period features of the property is evident throughout with rentention and restoration of original fireplaces and joinery including floorboards, window shutters, doors, architraves and skirtings. Overall, the sizeable living accommodation extends to c.2,834 sqft/236 sqm.
A flight of granite steps greet you on arrival and lead to the entrance hall at first floor level. Interconnecting reception rooms feature high corniced ceilings with tall sash windows and are classically decorated in a shade of studio green by Farrow and Ball. Both first floor bedrooms also feature generous dimensions with high corniced ceilings, tall sash windows and are decorated in a softer colour tone by Farrow and Ball. A perfect spot to relax and take time out can be found in the conservatory which is located on the first floor return. It enjoys a south-facing aspect and opens out to the roof top terrace that overlooks the garden.
Downstairs, some modern day design touches have been incorporated into the accommodation at garden level which comprises of an open plan kitchen and interconnecting dining room along with a dedicated utility space, generous family bathroom and three spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom also features a large en suite bathroom.
Outside, a private front garden with vehicular and pedestrian gates is laid in cobblelock paving providing ample off-street parking. An entrance at garden level under the granite steps provides convenient and direct access to the kitchen. The south-facing rear garden extends to c.125ft with old stone and brick boundary walls and has the benefit of side passage (right of way) access.
The hip and trendy environs of Phibsborough village highlighted by Time Out magazine as being one of the "coolest neighbourhoods" is a within short walking distance. Trendy cafes, well-regarded public houses, restaurants, eclectic shopping and a thriving arts and community scene are all on your doorstep. The leafy grounds of the Botanic Gardens and Phoenix Park can be reached within minutes along with multiple sporting and recreational amenities in the immediate locality. Excellent transport links to the city centre, Dublin airport and beyond are available with bus and LUAS services literally on your doorstep.
RoomsEntrance Hall - 5.64m x 1.65m
Original front door with stained glass fan light, brass hand rail, ceiling cornicing and rose, original floorboards, arch to inner hall
Reception Room1 - 4.35m x 3.85m
Cast-iron fireplace with tiled inset/hearth and feature marble surround (coal-effect gas fire), original floorboards & window shutters, ceiling cornicing & rose, picture rail, tv and telephone point, double doors interconnecting with rear reception room
Reception Room 2 - 3.84m x 3.85m
Cast-iron fireplace with feature original surround (coal-effect gas fire), original floorboards & window shutters, ceiling cornicing & rose, picture rail, double doors interconnecting with front reception room
Bedroom 5 - 3.83m x 3.43m
Cast-iron fireplace with tiled inset/hearth and feature original surround, original floorboards and window shutters, ceiling cornice and rose, picture rail.
Bedroom 4 - 4.67m x 3.73m
Cast-iron fireplace & surround, original floorboards & window shutters, ceiling cornice and rose, picture rail.
Inner Hall/1st Floor Return - 3.83m x 1.77m
Ceiling cornice and rose, stained glass door leading to conservatory
Conservatory - 4.38m x 4.5m
First floor stained glass conservatory with south facing aspect and set of french doors leading to roof terrace, painted T&G floor, pitched panelled ceiling with exposed beans.
Roof Terrace - 6.5m x 5.7m
Railed roof terrace with tiled floor. South-facing aspect overlooking garden.
Ground floor -
Kitchen - 4.39m x 5.3m
Traditional hand-painted kitchen with granite counters, centre island unit with belfast sink & kitchen dresser unit, Rangemaster cooker, tiled floor, ceiling coving, downlighters, tv point, plantation shutters, arch to dining area
Dining Room - 3.89m x 3.49m
Cast-iron fireplace (coal effect gas fire), ceiling cornice & rose, tiled floor, french door to garden
Utility Area - 2.63m x 1.71m
Tiled floor, plumbed for washing machine and tumble dryer. Glazed door with access to front garden/driveway.
Bedroom 3 (Front) - 4.4m x 3.82m
Cast-iron fireplace, painted T&G floor, ceiling cornicing and rose, plantation shutters, fitted alcove wardrobe.
Inner Hall (Ground Floor) - 4.19m x 1.71m
Tiled floor, radiator cover, ceiling coving, glazed door with access to rear garden.
Bathroom - 3.9m x 3.82m
Free standing cast-iron bath with claw feet, whb, wc, shower, hot-press/airing cupboard, tiled floor and half-tiled walls, ceiling cornice
Bedroom 2 (Rear Ground Floor) - 4.93m x 2.64m
Painted T&G floor, plantation shutters, ceiling cornicing & rose, fitted wardrobes
Bedroom 1 (Master Bedroom) - 6.64m x 3.38m
Painted T&G floor, ceiling coving, chrome downlighters, tv point.
Ensuite - 4.58m x 3.02m
Free-standing cast-iron bath with claw feet, wc, whb, shower, ceiling coving, tiled floor and half-tiled walls.
Private front garden laid in cobblelock paving with pedestrian and vehicular gates. Ample off-street parking. Granite steps with painted wrought-iron hand railings leading to front door at first floor level. Second entrance at garden level under granite steps with direct access to kitchen.
South-facing rear garden extending to c.125ft with old stone and brick boundary walls. A patio with cobblelock paving adjoins the house just off the dining room and wraps around the house. Expansive lawn with mature border shubbery and trees. Side passage (right of way) access. Lapsed planning permission granted for garden mews development.
FeaturesHandsome Double-Fronted Detached Residence
Fully Renovated & Extended (c.2000)
Restored Original Features
Double Glazed Sash Windows
Gas Fired Central Heating
Rewired & Replumbed
South-Facing Garden (c.125 ft)
Secure Off-Street Parking