DescriptionAn exceptional late Victorian detached home, set on approximately 0.4 acres of mature grounds, with a wonderful south facing rear garden and views to the Dublin mountains, located on one of Dublin’s premier roads.
Built circa 1885 and fully refurbished in 1998, Glenmore is an imposing red brick home - double fronted with bay windows and original period details including granite plinths and sills, decorative entrance door details, Blue Bangor slate roof, ornate plasterwork and high ceiling enhancing the gracious rooms throughout the home.
Glenmore is beautifully presented throughout and on entering you will be immediately struck by the light, which flows through the tall sash windows and the feeling of comfort in this large yet manageable family home.
The entrance hallway is stunning and showcase many of the ornate features found throughout the house. Off the main entrance hall, there are the three principal reception rooms, all with magnificent marble fireplaces, and a guest cloakroom. The lower return leads to the kitchen/breakfast room with built-in hand-painted cabinets with granite worktops, breakfast counter, and an Aga cooker. A concealed door leads directly to the dining room, very convenient for those dinner parties.In addition there is a lovely “Snug “seating area to happily read the paper whilst enjoying your morning coffee. Double glass doors from the breakfast area lead to the garden and patio areas. The kitchen has underfloor heating.
Upstairs there are five large bedrooms, three of which have en-suite bathrooms, and the main family bathroom is to the front of the house.
The rear garden (approx. 132 ft x 86 ft) is a particular feature of the property. It is not overlooked and has a south-facing aspect and a beautifully framed vista towards the Dublin mountains. Laid out in a large lawned area with mature tree and herbaceous borders, gravelled pathways and paved patio areas perfect for summer parties. The front garden has a generous driveway with ample parking for 5 cars or more, and a lawned area with mature borders.
Orwell Park is one of the city’s premier roads with many fine examples of Victorian and Edwardian homes. An easy walk will take you to the charming Rathgar Village. There you’ll find everything you need with friendly restaurants, cafes and deli’s, convenience stores, bars and more.
Outdoor amenities locally include Palmerston Park, Dartry and Orwell Park along the river Dodder, and numerous sports clubs and facilities. The Dundrum Town Centre is a short drive and the city centre is just 4km away. There are numerous bus services in the area and The LUAS at Milltown is close by.
There is a great choice of some of Dublin’s best known primary and secondary schools in the area including Alexandra College ,Sandford Park and Gonzaga.
The house extends to approx. 341 sq.m / 3,668 sq. ft.
AccommodationOrnate brick surround Porch Entrance with terrazzo tiling. Original timber / wrought iron hall door with ventilation screens.
Reception Hall 9.19m x 2.13m detailed ceiling coving and centre rose with gold leaf trim, feature wainscoting, high skirting boards, feature archways.
Dining room 6.00m x 4.45m detailed ceiling coving with 2 centre roses, polished timber floor, bay window to front, period marble fireplace with black tile inset and brass trim. Concealed door to kitchen.
Drawing room (presently a Study) 4.57m x 4.54m detailed ceiling coving and centre rose, period marble fireplace, picture rail.
Guest Cloakroom with half high panelled walls, wc with raised cistern, whb.
Living room 5.14m x 4.57m with detailed ceiling coving and centre rose, attractive period marble fireplace, bay window looking out to back garden.
Second Guest wc with whb
Breakfast room 4.45m x 4.23m with oil fired Aga and fitted cabinets with double doors leading to patio in back garden
Kitchen 7.08m x 2.54m hand painted kitchen with built in cabinets, polished granite counter tops and breakfast bar, integrated dishwasher, fridge freezer, ceramic hob, microwave, tiled flooring with underfloor heating. Door to:
Annex hallway with tiled floor to side entrance to front garden. Access to :
Garage 4.40m x 3.08m with water tank and overhead storage.
Utility room 3.13m x 2.30m fully plumbed with washing machine and dryer, stainless steel sink, fitted shelving and ample storage.
Garden room 6.87m x 3.11m with hardwood floor, solid fuel stove. Double doors to garden.
Store room 3.83m x 1.92m
Attractive cast iron staircase leads to
Half landing 6.76m x 2.05m
Guest Bedroom (5) 4.21m x 2.87m fitted wardrobe, cast iron fireplace. En-suite with whb, wc and corner shower cubicle, extractor fan.
Staircase continues to first floor
Master Bedroom (1) 5.16m x 4.13m with bay window, matching built in wardrobes. Luxury en-suite 3.17m x 1.5m with whb, wc with cistern, shower cubicle, medicine cabinet, tiled walls and floor.
Bedroom (2) 5.85m x 4.59m with range of built in wardrobes. Access to attic.
Family Bathroom 3.04m x 2.06m free standing cast iron bath, whb, wc with raised cistern, shower cubicle, marble tiled floor.
Bedroom (3) 6.02m x 4.40m bay window, polished timber floor, recessed down lighters, built in wardrobes. En-suite with whb, wc and corner shower cubicle, roof light.
Curved staircase leads to :
Bedroom (4) 4.56m x 4.54m with built in wardrobes and fireplace.
Front garden with lawn, gravel driveway and space for 4 / 5 cars, mature trees and planting.
Delightful south facing lawned rear gardens (132ft x 86ft) with newly designed limestone patio, gravel pathways, herbaceous borders, specimen trees, outside lighting, vineyard / covered patio area, lovely views to the Dublin mountains.
FeaturesStanding on glorious grounds of c. 0.4 acres
Fully restored and renovated in 1998
Gas Fired Central Heating throughout with 2 boilers
Underfloor heating in kitchen and bathrooms
Draft proof sash windows using Ventrolla system
Overall floor area approx. 341 sq m / 3,668 sq ft
Entire exterior painted in June 2021
Wireless alarm system installed
TV and internet connections
Beautiful original marble fireplaces fully refurbished
Original plasterwork and cornicing all fully restored
Viewing DetailsBy appointment with Eoin O'Neill Property Advisers