This is a rare and exciting opportunity to acquire a particularly impressive, detached Regency style period residence extending to 302sqm (3,250sqft) approx., providing wonderfully elegant and light filled accommodation throughout and standing on large gardens of 0.2 acre (approx.) with a southerly orientation to the rear. The combination of the property's prime location on St John's Road, which is widely regarded as one of Sandymount's most sought after roads, and its nicely refurbished accommodation make it the perfect choice for those seeking a spacious family home.
A notable feature of the property is the ceiling height at hall level which extends to almost 14ft high with intricate ceiling cornice and centre roses. The original granite steps lead into the spacious entrance hall which sets the tone for the quality of the accommodation throughout. The beautifully proportioned, bay windowed drawing room interconnects to the library, with both rooms featuring stunning marble fireplaces. On the other side of the hall, there are two double bedrooms. Steps from the hall leads to the return which comprises of a small office, shower room and guest wc. The garden level which can also be accessed separately from the front garden comprises of a modern Poggenpohl kitchen with gas AGA, bay windowed dining room, garden room opening out to the garden, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The rear hall also features a useful pantry and utility closet.
The gardens are an outstanding feature of this property and a credit to the owner. To the front, the house is screened from the road by wrought iron gates and the original brick walls. There is generous off-street car parking and a wide side entrance with wrought iron gate leads to the private back garden. They are beautifully landscaped with several areas designed to capture day long sunshine and a selection of mature plants, trees, and shrubs to include Camellias, Magnolias, Choisya, Cercis, Abutilon, Cornus capitata, Myrtus luma, Solanum laciniatum and a range of herbaceous perennials.
The property enjoys one of the city's most sought after and convenient locations with an extensive choice of amenities close by such as the excellent boutiques, shops, pubs, and restaurants in Sandymount village, bracing seaside walks along Sandymount strand and Sydney Parade DART station. Sports enthusiasts are also very well catered for with an excellent selection of sports grounds within minutes' walk including Claremont/Railway Union, Pembroke cricket grounds, the Y.M.C.A and of course the state of the art Aviva stadium. Schools are also very well catered for with some of Dublin's best junior and secondary schools within easy reach.
HALL FLOOR: -
stunningly proportioned with ceiling heights of almost 14ft.
Entrance Hall: -
granite steps lead through the original hall door with fanlight into the impressive hall with French doors providing a screen from the main hall door, intricate ceiling cornice, two centre roses, display arch, dado rail and wall detail.
Drawing Room: -
beautifully proportioned reception room with intricate ceiling cornice, sash window to the front, bay window to the side, working window shutters and a stunning marble fireplace with open fire. Folding doors opening through to:
again a beautifully proportioned room with intricate ceiling cornice, centre rose, built-in book cases with storage beneath, sash window to the side with working window shutters and a stunning marble fireplace with open fire.
Bedroom 1: -
double room to the front with ceiling cornice, picture rail, sash window with original working shutters, extensive built-in wardrobes and original polished timber floor.
Bedroom 2: -
double room overlooking the rear garden with sash window, original working shutters, ceiling cornice, picture rail and extensive built-in wardrobes.
Return Hall: -
with large hotpress and roof light.
Shower Room: -
with step in tiled shower, rainwater shower head, power shower, wash hand basin, timber wall panelling, laminate floor and heated towel rail.
Guest WC: -
Office / Store Room: -
small office with gas boiler and two sash windows.
GARDEN LEVEL -
Entrance Lobby: -
separate access to the front garden, terracotta floor, under steps storage and double doors to:
Inner Hall: -
with original polished terracotta floor, ceiling cornice and recessed lights.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room: -
with a range of modern PoggenPohl fitted units, integrated fridge, Miele hob, 4 oven gas AGA, Miele integrated dishwasher, Miele integrated fridge, granite work surfaces, original polished terracotta floor and recessed lights. Two sash windows with working shutters overlook the garden.
Dining Room: -
bright room with sash window to the front, bay window to the side, original working shutters, polished timber floor, ceiling cornice and a marble fireplace with cast iron inset.
Garden Room: -
with a lovely outlook over the private gardens, timber floor, recessed lights and a cast iron stove providing a focal point. French doors to the garden.
fully tiled with bath, step-in shower cubicle, Triton electric shower, wash hand basin, wc and recessed lights.
Bedroom 3: -
double room with sash window, working window shutters, ceiling cornice, built-in wardrobes and cast iron fireplace.
Bedroom 4: -
double room with polished timber floor, sash window with working shutters and ceiling cornice.
Bedroom 5: -
single room with sash window, working window shutters, ceiling cornice, painted timber floor and original period fireplace.
Rear Hall: -
with original polished terracotta floor, under stairs storage, closet with storage and plumbing for washing machine, door to shelved pantry and door to the garden.