Kitchen Sink, Oven.
Book Shelving, Hardwood Flooring, Study.
Deck, Shaded Area(s), Sunny Area(s).
Garden View, Open View, Street.
This highly impressive Edwardian home, built in 1916, stands on approximately 0.2 of an acre and enjoys a lovely corner site position along one of the most sought after residential addresses in Rathgar at the junction with Highfield Road and Villiers Road, only a short walk from the village.
The property is well set back from Highfield Road accessed by two gated pedestrian paths, one being from Highfield Road and the other from Villiers Road, with a wide side passage with ancillary buildings, a lovely private garden to the front and further complemented with a wide and large lawned sunny rear garden of approximately 35m (115ft) in length, incorporating a large garage which has vehicular access to Villiers Road therefore offering good off-street car parking. The rear garden also offers separate pedestrian access to Villiers Road.
Internally this wonderful home has been well-maintained over the years offering exceptionally well-proportioned bright accommodation of approximately 262 sqm (2,820 sqft) laid out over two floors. Granite steps lead to the entrance hall which in turn opens into the very fine drawing room and dining room with high ceilings and matching mahogany open fireplaces, a third reception room, being the living room, was originally part of the entrance hall, with a breakfast room, kitchen and shower room to the rear and a lovely bright conservatory off the dining room. At the hall return is the first of the five bedrooms with three of the bedrooms at the first floor level together with a bathroom, separate w.c. and large shelved walk-in hotpress with the fifth bedroom at the first floor return. Many of the original features of its era are fully intact to include stained glass windows, high ceilings, ceiling coving, centre roses and exceptional mahogany and cast iron fireplaces.
The location of this superbly presented home is exceptional being only a short stroll from Rathgar Village with its specialised boutique style shops, excellent restaurants and many other amenities available. Some of Dublin’s most sought after schools, both primary and secondary, are within easy reach including The High School, Zion National School, Rathgar National School, Terenure College, Our Lady’s Templeogue Road and St. Mary’s Rathmines to mention a few. There is also an excellent choice of recreational amenities available in the area including Palmerston Park, the Dodder Linear Park, Bushy Park and Milltown Golf Club. This is a highly accessible location with numerous bus routes and the LUAS offering ease of access to the city centre, approximately 4km away, and the surrounding areas.
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