"Lonsdale" 21 Temple Road , Dartry, Dublin 6

€7,500,000 Energy Rating D06 WD39 6 beds5 baths796.1 m2
Central Heating


INHOUS are very proud to present this elegant landmark property "Lonsdale" on Temple Road to the market. A rare opportunity to acquire one of the finest detached Victorian homes on one of Dublin's most exclusive roads. Steeped with history the property has been in the same family for almost 40 years. They have taken great care to present this family home as sensitively and comfortably as possible, maintaining its condition and presentation beautifully. The three-storey detached house is one of the oldest and largest holdings on this stretch constructed c1884 and it comes with half an acre of gardens plus significant frontage to the road. The residence is a superb example of the classical Victorian revival of its time. Lonsdale is an imposing grand house sitting proud set back off the road with a backdrop to private beautiful gardens. A tall flight of granite steps lead to the distinctive high-Victorian covered granite portico which leads to an exquisite hall floor entrance. A wide elegant arched hallway creates a welcoming entrance with intricate cornice and centre rose detail. There is a large dual aspect interconnecting reception room with beautiful original marble fireplaces to the left. A separate dining room on the right that can seat twenty plus guests ideal for entertaining family and friends. A further separate study to the rear and guest WC/Cloakroom complete this level. All of these rooms benefit from dramatic 14ft ceiling height with original centre rose and intricate cornice detail throughout. The second floor has five large double bedrooms, master ensuite and separate large family bathroom. The hall landing at this level also has beautiful cornice and centre rose detail and a floor to ceiling picture window with magical views to the garden. At ground floor level, there is a large kitchen/breakfast room with AGA and separate family room to the rear with garden access. This level also has a games room, office and further bedroom with bathroom. There is a separate Mews house with with its own access which currently is laid out with a sitting room, kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom. A second coach house to the rear offers further development opportunity (subject to PP). The house sits on approx. 0.5 acre site with the internal gross area consisting of 796.1 SqM including the old coach house and Mews house. To the front, electric gates provide access to a large graveled driveway providing off street parking for up to eight cars. The spacious gardens are laid in lawn with a well stocked herbaceous border and surrounded by mature tress and hedges providing a wonderfully private space. Temple Road is one of Dublin's premier roads, an attractive tree lined avenue with prime period family homes. The location of enviable convenience within walking distance of a variety of local schools including: Junior schools at Kildare Place, Rathgar Junior School and secondary schools at Alexandra College, Gonzaga College, St. Mary's and Muckross Park College. This area is extremely popular due to its proximity to a host of local shopping amenities including specialist shops at Dunville Avenue, Ranelagh and Rathmines. The LUAS at Cowper is a 5 minute stroll and provides easy access to St. Stephen's Green and the City Centre. Dartry is a suburb of Dublin, and home to a multitude of facilities and amenities which includes Palmerston Park, several sporting clubs and Miltown Golf course is also located nearby.


First Floor - Entrance Hall - 14.34m x 2.41m A wide elegant hall with central archway supported by decorative columns with intricate cornicing and centre rose detail creates an exquisite entrance to such a fine home. Reception Room - 5.94m x 5.46m Beautifully proportioned reception room facing the garden with original marble fireplace and cornice and Victorian plaster work detail. Reception Room - 6.07m x 5.46m Beautifully proportioned interconnecting reception room to the front of the property with original marble fireplace and cornice and centre rose detail. Victorian plaster work and moulded architraves and panels above the doors. Dining Room - 7.26m x 5.5m A superb dining room with cornice and centre rose detail which can hold up twenty or more guests with feature fireplace and open fire. Cloakroom - 2.34m x 2.24m Cloakroom with stained glass feature window. WC - Guest WC with beautiful stained glass feature windows. Living Room - 7.74m x 5.21m Study with large bay window facing the garden with red marble fireplace. Victorian plaster work and column detail. Separate Mews House Entrance Hall - 4.74m x 2.34m Separate Mews House with separate Kitchen and living room with two bedrooms. WC - Bedroom 1 - 4.1m x 5.12m Bedroom 2 - 4.01m x 2.64m Kitchen/Dining Room - 4.71m x 3.65m Living Room - 4.71m x 3.39m Bathroom - 1.5m x 2.16m Second Floor - Landing - 10.52m x 2.41m Upstairs landing has beautiful cornice and centre rose detail as main entrance hall. Bedroom 1 - 6.23m x 5.46m Large master bedroom with built in storage and generous ensuite bathroom. Large windows bringing lots of natural light to both. Feature fireplace and Victorian plaster work detail. En-Suite - 3.81m x 2.41m Large ensuite with window bath and shower, wc and sink. Bedroom 2 - 5.25m x 5.5m Large double bedroom benefiting from lots of natural light from the front with feature fireplace and Victorian plaster work detail. Bathroom - 1.68m x 5.5m Family bath with shower, freestanding bath, wc and sink. Bedroom 3 - 6.17m x 5.46m Large double bedroom with feature fireplace and Victorian plaster work detail. Bedroom 4 - 5.15m x 5.5m Large double bedroom with feature fireplace and Victorian plaster work detail. Bedroom 5 - 4.26m x 5.21m Large double bedroom facing the rear with garden views with feature fireplace and Victorian plaster work detail. Garden Level - Kitchen - 6.07m x 5.46m Well appointed family kitchen. With windows to the front this functional but elegant space is bright and very well planned with an Aga and range of integrated appliances. Family Room - 6.1m x 5.46m Cosy family room with gas fire off the kitchen and access to the garden through the Sunroom. Games Room - 8.26m x 5.5m Large and spacious games room/cinema. Office - 3.91m x 3.03m Separate office space. Bathroom - 2.61m x 2.37m Bedroom 6 - 4.68m x 3.28m Garden Room - 3.93m x 5.22m Store Room - 2.18m x 3.46m Store Room - 3.4m x 3.46m Coach House - 14.1m x 5.19m


Gracious granite steps leading to granite Victorian Portico creating a dramatic entrance to this magical home. Exceptional arched entrance hall with intricate cornice and centre rose detail and magnificent ceiling height. Four elegant reception rooms at first floor level with period features throughout and original Marble fireplaces. Timber sash windows with working shutters. Five Large double bedrooms in the main house with feature fireplaces. Designed to facilitate a separate Mews house with Living room, Kitchen and two bedrooms and bathroom. Gas fired central heating. Over 796.1 SqM total in size to include Mews House and Coach House. Wide rear garden 0.5 Acre. Excellent off-street parking for up to 8 cars and electric gates. Alarm and Security Cameras fitted.

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When approaching Temple road from Darty road drive towards the Luas line "Lonsdale" number 21 is the sixth house on the left.

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