Simon Ensor

11 Argyle Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, D04 C9Y1

€3,750,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 308 sqm approx

No. 11 Argyle Road is one of the finest homes built by renowned builders, G&T Crampton, on this exceptionally convenient and quiet residential road located off the Donnybrook end of Herbert Park.

Occupying a double width site on the south west side of Argyle Road, this hugely impressive double fronted semi-detached residence has been extended with great sensitivity to provide 3,300sq.ft. (approx.) of extremely tastefully presented and well maintained accommodation.

The appeal of this lovely family home is further enhanced by the very fine south/west facing back garden which takes full advantage of the day long sunshine. To the side of the property is a sheltered garden, detached garage, outhouses and off street parking.

BER E2 Rating
90 Marlborough Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, D04 X3W7

€2,250,000 - Asking Price|6 Bedrooms, 270 sqm approx

No. 90 Marlborough Road is a stunning Victorian period home, superbly positioned within comfortable walking distance of Donnybrook, Ranelagh and St Stephens Green.

Extending to 270sq.m./2900sq.ft. (approx.), a truly special interior awaits. The property has been totally transformed, renovated and extended under the supervision of O’Riordan O’Carroll Architects in recent years with a unique sense of flair and contemporary taste creating a sensational family home with a fusion of 21st century craftsmanship and wonderful original Victorian detail.

This is an exquisite house with a superb balance of living and bedroom accommodation. Rooms of elegant proportions enjoy a wonderful quality of natural light with many original period details including high ceilings, coving, sash windows with working shutters and detailed architraves, capturing the elegance of the Victorian era complimented by a chic decorative style.

BER exempt
81 Waterloo Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

€1,350,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 247 sqm approx

Open viewing: Saturday 21st April 12.30pm-1pm

Behind the façade of this charming period home you will find 247 sq.m. approx. of wonderfully elegant, light filled accommodation. The property is currently arranged as a three bedroom home with a separate two bedroom garden level apartment making it ideally suited as a home and income or for reconversion to a magnificent town residence.

Tastefully presented and elegantly proportioned, the property has retained many original period features including sash windows, marble fireplaces, picture rails, ornate ceiling cornicing and centre roses. The garden level apartment has been completely refurbished and remodeled in recent years with great flair and taste, enjoying a contemporary feel throughout and could easily be reintegrated back into the main house should the purchaser wish to create a wonderfully elegant family residence (subject to pp).

BER exempt
10 Greenfield Crescent, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, D04 P7E2

€3,000,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 373 sqm approx

This is an exciting opportunity to acquire this superbly presented and imaginatively designed modern detached residence built in 2002 providing 373sq.m./4015sq.ft. (approx.) of magnificent light filled accommodation standing on 0.25 acre (approx.) including a large and wonderfully secluded back garden.

Of particular note are the 5 very impressive reception rooms, 4 of which interconnect and all of which enjoy direct access to the superb kitchen/breakfast room making it the perfect house for those who enjoy entertaining on a regular basis. These reception rooms include a very fine living room with folding doors to the dining room which has sliding doors to the family room and kitchen/breakfast room. Accessed off the family room is a light filled study/home office.

The very good sized kitchen/breakfast room is filled with a superb range of Bulthaup wall and floor units and large island with stainless steel worktop. Located off the kitchen is the playroom/gym with two person sauna and shower room off.

BER C3 Rating
Monte Alverno, Sorrento Road, Dalkey, Co Dublin, A96 C594

€7,500,000 - Asking Price|6 Bedrooms, 771 sqm approx

Monte Alverno, which is tucked discreetly away just off Sorrento Road, is quite possibly one of Dalkey’s best-kept secrets. Enclosed by wonderful mature gardens extending to 1.2 acres, the property enjoys the luxury of seclusion while being situated in one of Dublin's finest coastal locations. Designed with flair and imagination c.1835, Monte Alverno was renovated and restored in 1895 by prominent Dalkey resident Alexander Conan and brought into the 21st Century by its present owner. Steeped in history, (Lord Edward Carson resided here while a student in Trinity College,) this magnificent castellated Victorian residence is built with extensive use of local Dalkey granite and incorporates numerous unique features, making it an exceptionally fine home of outstanding architectural and historic merit.

Passing through the imposing electronic gates to enter the property from Sorrento Rd, you’ll find a private driveway shared by three other properties. Another set of exclusively owned double gates then leads from there into Monte Alverno proper. Here you will find yourself in a generous courtyard of cut granite, which provides ample parking and access to the large carport. The house itself, which is superbly positioned, enjoys a spectacular elevated south facing site extending to 1.2 acres (approx). Maritime views from here are unparalleled and considerably enchant the appeal of this fine home. Add to this the tremendous privacy, its well-serviced position beside Dalkey Town and the result is one of the finest locations in Ireland. Quality and attention to detail throughout the house is of the highest standard and is maintained flawlessly in all aspects of its design.

The impressive entrance hall, with its double height domed ceiling over the magnificent stairwell, sets the tone of what is to follow. The wonderfully elegant double drawingroom, dayroom and feature study, with its hand crafted oak wall panelling all enjoy a sunny south facing orientation and outlook over the formal garden and Killiney Bay. The dining room, situated to the side of the property, has a view into the impressive conservatory with its feature natural granite outcrop complete with waterfall that flows into the large fishpond. Informal dining is also well catered for in the breakfast room, which is situated off a very homely and well-equipped Miele kitchen. A good size laundry/utility room, guest cloakroom and staff/children’s cloakroom are also found here.

BER exempt
Ardmore, 34 Ailesbury Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 X5C9

€5,000,000 - Asking Price|6 Bedrooms, 308 sqm approx

A wonderfully exciting opportunity arises to purchase this very impressive semi-detached family residence providing 308sqm (3,315sqft) approx. of extremely bright and spacious accommodation, standing on a large secluded site extending to 0.40 acre (approx.) and ideally situated on what is widely regarded as one of Dublin’s premier roads.

The property has been very well maintained by its present owners but given the extensive site it stands on, it offers tremendous potential to significantly extend it (subject to planning permission) and as a result create an outstanding family home.

The accommodation briefly comprises entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, family room, kitchen / breakfast room, play room, utility room and guest wc. Upstairs, there are six bedrooms (one currently used as a study) and a separate bathroom and wc. The main bedroom also benefits from an ensuite shower room.

BER F Rating
4 Nutley Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, D04 H5W8

€2,750,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 355 sqm approx

This outstanding double fronted detached residence provides superbly appointed and wonderfully spacious (355sq.m./3825sq.ft. approx.) accommodation, making it the perfect choice for those seeking an outstanding family home with an excellent south/west facing back garden on one of Donnybrook’s most sought after roads.

Extensively refurbished and extended in recent years, the property now provides an excellent balance between its generous reception and bedroom accommodation.

As the drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and living room all interconnect, the property has a wonderful flow making it ideal for entertaining on a grand scale. Also on the ground floor, is a very well-appointed study, guest WC and utility room.

BER B2 Rating
139 Stillorgan Road, Dublin 4, D04 E5W0

€1,250,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 162 sqm approx

This one off architect designed detached residence was designed to take full advantage of its large and sunny walled back garden.

Requiring modernisation throughout, this unique property affords the discerning purchaser the opportunity to create a very fine family home on a magnificent site extending to 0.2 acres (approx.) which enjoys a wonderfully sunny south westerly orientation.

Alternatively, due to the property’s excellent 70ft (approx.) frontage on to the Stillorgan Road, there is great potential to replace the existing house with a landmark home designed to your exact specification or to build a pair of detached homes (subject to planning permission).

BER G Rating
Elgin Lodge, 16A Raglan Lane, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

€2,450,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 242 sqm approx

Rarely do mews properties of such unique design and spacious accommodation come to the market in the heart of Dublin 4.

Enjoying a pivotal and highly desirable position on the corner of Raglan Lane and Elgin Road, this 3 storey newly built mews provides 2600sq.ft. (approx.) of stunningly elegant and superbly appointed accommodation, making it the perfect choice for those seeking an exceptionally bright, spacious, state of the art home in the heart of Ballsbridge.

Occupying an important corner site at the Raglan Lane/Elgin Road junction, the property enjoys one of Dublin’s most sought after and convenient locations being within a pleasant stroll of the excellent recreational amenities of Herbert Park and the wide selection of shops and restaurants on Baggot Street and Leeson Street. The property is also with easy walking distance of St. Stephens’ Green and Grafton Street, Dublin’s premier shopping street.

BER A2 Rating
80 Northumberland Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

€2,100,000 - Asking Price|409 sqm approx

The property, formerly the headquarters for MS Ireland has been in use as a Resource centre since 2004 and comprises a very well appointed 2-storey over garden level Victorian building together with a single and 3- storey extension to the side and rear.

Accessed off Lansdowne Park to the rear, there is generous off street parking for 7/8 cars. There is additional parking to the front of the building accessed off Northumberland Road. A lift provides access to all floors and landings.

The property would also be suitable for conversion to a wonderfully elegant residence or home with consultancy rooms/home office (subject to planning permission).

BER exempt
17/18, 18 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, D02 ET20

€1,495,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 163 sqm approx

Rarely do such spacious and bright apartments come to the market in this exceptionally convenient location in the heart of Dublin 2.

Accessed through an elegant Georgian building at 18 Lower Baggot Street, the apartment is located in an impressive purpose-built development to the rear which also has pedestrian and vehicular access off Fitzwilliam Lane.

The property originally comprised 2 spacious apartments which have been very imaginatively merged to create one wonderfully spacious 1,750sq.ft./162sq.m. (approx.) of superbly appointed accommodation with 2 good sized south/west facing balconies off the large open plan living/dining room.

BER B2 Rating
31 Ballsbridge Terrace, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 XN34

€1,700,000 - Asking Price|3 Bedrooms, 256 sqm approx

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to create a particularly attractive town residence, prestigious own hall door office building or lucrative investment property in one of Dublin’s most charming and convenient terraces enjoying a lovely outlook over lawned open space and the River Dodder to the front.

To the rear of this particularly attractive two storey over basement double fronted period property is a large courtyard which is currently occupied by a 75sq.m./800sq.ft. (approx.), single storey extension and off street parking for 3/4 cars. This area of the property is ripe for a sizeable 2 storey residential/office extension (subject to pp) in addition to retaining 2 parking spaces.

The property enjoys a highly desirable location in the heart of Ballsbridge and directly next door to the well regarded Herbert Park Hotel and around the corner from the 34 acres of recreational amenities of Herbert Park and the excellent cafes, gastro pubs and restaurants in Ballsbridge.

BER exempt