An outstanding detached Georgian Villa dating from circa 1850 prominently positioned on Rathgar Avenue with a pleasant open outlook toward Kenilworth Square and Leicester Avenue. This unique detached home stands on approximately 0.24 acre of generous gardens and grounds further benefitting from ample off-street car parking to the front and a wonderful truly private mature garden to the rear which benefits from an important south westerly aspect. Internally Eagle Lodge boosts grand, beautifully proportioned, reception rooms and magnificent period features throughout. A flight of granite steps lead to the attractive hall door with a most impressive reception hall off which there is a gracious drawing room with magnificent marble fireplace and pleasant outlook over the garden to the front. At this level there are two additional most impressive rooms which provide versatile space and can be used as either additional reception rooms or indeed bedroom accommodation. There is a bathroom at hall floor level and a bedroom on the return.
At garden level, Eagle Lodge boosts additional accommodation comprising of a family room, additional bedroom accommodation, the family kitchen and breakfast room with a shower room also at this level. There is excellent ceiling height at garden level and the entire is immensely bright benefitting from the large sliding sash windows in each of the rooms. The house, and in particular the period features, have been maintained through the years and the sale of the Eagle Lodge now presents an opportunity to refurbish this magnificent residence into a truly wonderful family home.
Houses of this calibre offering such potential rarely come to the market in Rathgar. The gardens and grounds of Eagle Lodge are an outstanding feature and (as previously mentioned) there is ample off-street car parking to the front and to the rear there is a magnificent mature garden laid out in lawn with a myriad of mature shrubbery and trees. The garden is well walled and enjoys immense privacy and an important south westerly aspect. There is ample scope to further extend the property subject to planning permission.
Rathgar Avenue is a deservedly popular residential location enjoying enviable convenience being adjacent to the Village of Rathgar with its specialist shops, restaurants and public houses but also easily accessible to both Terenure and Rathmines with a host of amenities on its doorstep not to mention being easily accessible to Dublin City Centre which is only 3km away. The property is exceptionally well-located close to some of South Dublin’s most sought after secondary schools to include The High School Rathgar, St. Mary’s College Rathmines and Terenure College.
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