Glenview is a magnificent residence and offers everything one would expect from an important Victorian home in Howth. Set on approximately 1.2 acres, this wonderful home has stunning views towards Howth harbour, Ireland's eye and the north county coastline. Behind electric gates, a sweeping gravel driveway leads you to the front of the house with large lawn area which was designed as a grass tennis court. The distinctive high walls offer great privacy from prying eyes. The original house dates from the 1840s and was extended on both sides to provide additional accommodation. The current owners refurbished and modernised the property with the assistance of the well renowned architect Angela Jupe.
Many of the exceptional original features, which have to be seen to be appreciated, remain in the house including fireplaces and ceiling plasterwork. Immaculately presented, these features reflect the superb upkeep seen throughout this important detached residence. Bright reception rooms and spacious bedrooms offer the discerning purchaser all the accommodation one needs with approximately 300sqm of living and sleeping space.
The gardens are a real feature with pathways and large lawn areas. There is large half-moon shaped patio terrace behind the house with paved areas leading to a fish pond and water feature. There are large lawn areas and a feature is the sunken stone water feature in the back garden. There is a Japanese style garden at the end of the garden, and there is a greenhouse and potting shed. A large detached garage is an ideal store for cars and directly behind the house is a stone built outhouse with slate roof, ideal for bins and additional storage.
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171 Howth Road, Dublin 3
Tel: 01 853 6016
PSRA Licence No. 001848