Janet Carroll is delighted to present to the market an exceptional period property `Gortinore` for Sale by Private Treaty. Designed by the eminent architect Sir Thomas Drew, this spectacular period home was built in c. 1877 and is located on an elevated site on the prestigious Alma Road. This property is a wonderful example of a well preserved and well cared for period home with most of its exquisite original features intact. Spanning over 3 floors and measuring c. 345sqm/ 3714sqft, this is a magnificent residence that has a tremendous amount of history attached to it with the glorious private rear garden.
`Gortinore` and it`s neighbour `Gortnadrew` were designed and constructed by well-renowned architect Sir Thomas Drew in the 19th and 20th Century, who had a distinct fondness for church architecture, and a particular attention to detail. He was a commissioner for the township of Blackrock for several years and was the first occupant of the chair of architecture in NUI in 1910. Not only did he design the library and reading room in Trinity College but he was also the consulting architect at Christ Church Cathedral to name but a few of his achievements. `Gortinore` is truly a property of historical note on a local and national scale.
For families with education in mind, there are a variety of superb schools in the vicinity. A multi-denominational primary school, Gael Scoil, Monkstown Educate Together (METNS), CBS Monkstown, Blackrock College and St. Andrew`s College to name a few. It`s only 6 doors to the Seapoint DART station for swift access to Trinity College and Dublin city.
As far as lifestyle goes Monkstown is a thriving and bustling locale that has attracted numerous high quality eateries. Avoca and Cinnamon ca ...