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Norham Mains, 28 Zion Road, Rathgar is one of 7 homes which are recognised as being some of the finest examples of Edwardian design and architecture in Dublin. Built c. 1907 this is a truly stunning period family home 309 sq.m./3,326 sq.ft. approx. which stands on exceptionally private landscaped gardens of 0.39 acre (approx.) This is a rare opportunity to acquire a really special elegant Edwardian double fronted semi-detached family home superbly positioned on this prestigious and much sought after residential road beside Zion Church overlooking the playing fields of the High School.
Norham Mains is an elegant home of great charm and character sensitively restored, enhanced and extended. Original period detail such as high ceilings with decorative cornicing, stained-glass, detailed overdoor panels, fine mantelpieces, the richly detailed entrance porch and verandah are all wonderful features and examples of the best of Edwardian architecture.
The gardens are an important feature of this fine family home extending to 0.39 acre approx., enjoying almost total privacy and seclusion.
The property is in an excellent location within easy walking distance of Rathgar Village, Dartry, Rathmines and Terenure. It is close to some of Dublin's finest senior schools including The High School, Stratford College, Gonzaga, Alexandra College, Muckross College and St. Mary's College as well as excellent junior schools at St. Joseph's Terenure, Zion National and Rathgar Junior to mention a few. Sports clubs nearby include Rathgar Tennis Club, Milltown Golf Club, David Lloyd Riverview and Dartry Fitness with the Dodder linear park just around the corner. Dublin's principal places of business are also within an easy commute, as is the airport via the M50.
AccommodationVerandah Porch Entrance 2.09m x 1.51m. Original quarry tiles, granite steps, original hall door with stained glass detail, dado rail, tongue & groove panelled ceiling.
Entrance Hall 2.11m x 6.59m. Polished timber floor, detailed cornice, detailed architrave to door with pediment and dado rail.
Dining Room 4.31m x 5.08m. High ceiling, bay window with leaded detail, marble mantlepiece with tiled and cast iron inset and polished timber floor.
Drawing Room 4.47m x 6.16m. Window with original leaded detail, high ceiling (3.45m), mahogany mantlepiece with original tiled inset, brass hood and slate hearth, picture rail and detailed cornice, French door to;
Conservatory 3.38m x 6.86m. Double glazed, tongue & grooved ceiling detail, high ceiling (3.67m), French door with high glazed panels and second door to patio and gardens, door to;
Family Room 2.79m x 4.71m. Original cast iron fireplace with slate hearth, 2 sash windows, storeroom, door to;
Breakfast Room 4.29m x 2.72m. Tiled floor, built in bookshelves with storage below, sash window, French door to garden and patio with glazed side panels and triangular window above vaulted ceiling.
Kitchen 4.22m x 4.42m. Generous array of painted cabinets at high and low level with granite worktops, glazed display units, “Beko” black fridge, central island/breakfast bar with store below and granite worktop, “Rangemaster” 5 ring gas fired range with 2 ovens, grill and warming drawer and electric warming plate set in original mantlepiece, vented extractor, stainless steel sink and drainer, integrated dishwasher, sash window, tiled floor and serving hatch to dining room.
Utility Room 5.48m x 1.81m. Generous storage units, tiled floor, stainless steel sink unit, plumbed for washing machine and vented for dryer, “Viessmann” gas condenser boiler, 2 Velux windows and door to garden with window.
Guest WC 1.81m x 1.12m. Whb and wc, window, stone tiled floor and part tiled walls.
First Floor Return
Shower Room 2.67m x 3.38m. 2 sash windows, heated radiator/towel rail, stone tiled floor and walls, contemporary suite with walk in double shower, Italian stone shower tray, glazed screen, rainwater head shower, whb and wc.
Bedroom 1 4.35m x 4.65m. Original cast iron fireplace with tiled inset, cast iron hood and slate hearth, 2 sash windows, coved ceiling, built in bookshelves, fitted wardrobe and study desk with fitted bookshelves above.
Landing 5.34m x 2.01m. With pull down access ladder to attic.
Bedroom 2 (front) 4.32m x 5.04m. Large 3 pane window with original leaded detail, 3.60m high ceiling, dado rail and coved ceiling, fine marble mantlepiece with tiled inset, cast iron hood and slate hearth, fitted wardrobes built in study desk with bookshelves above and drawers below.
Bathroom (front) 2.02m x 2.16m. Window with leaded detail, stone tiled floor and walls, whb, vanity unit shelved with storage below, wc, bath with hand shower attachment, heated towel rail/radiator.
Bedroom 3 (Main) 4.50m x 6.19m. 3.60m ceiling, dual aspect, 3 pane window with original leaded detail to the front and sash window to the rear, fine marble mantlepiece with tiled inset, cast iron hood and slate hearth, a pair of fitted wardrobes with fitted bookshelves and drawers below, coved ceiling and dado rail.
Second floor return
Bedroom 4 (rear) 2.81m x 3.30m. 2 sash windows, whb.
Bedroom 5 (rear) 4.37m x 4.68m. Angled ceiling, cast iron fireplace with tiled inset, cast iron hood and slate hearth, fitted wardrobe, whb and vanity unit below.
WC 1.00m x 1.29m. WHB and WC, sash window.
Front Garden Mature screened private garden with gravel parking area for several cars, stocked with a variety of mature planting to include a holly tree, silver birch, mature beech hedges, flower beds, lawn with brick edging, side passage to;
Rear Garden Wonderful and exceptionally private gardens designed to provide colour and interest throughout all the seasons. They are set out in lawn and are well stocked with a variety of mature planting to include silver birch, palm, bamboo, laurels, bay, acers, flowering shrubs, mature shrubs, spring bulbs and roses. A large sandstone patio wraps around the house plus a raised hardwood deck are perfect for outdoor dining. A sandstone path leads to the end of the garden where again there are several spots for al fresco dining or relaxation.
Garage Large separate garage with ample storage, with potential to provide additional accommodation subject to planning permission.
C.C.T.V security system
BER DetailsBER: Exempt
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Terenure on 01 490 7433