Geralyn Byrne

26 Mountpleasant Square, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 Sale Agreed

€1,200,000 - Asking Price|3 Bedrooms, 200 sqm approx

A most elegant Georgian period home of immense charm and character, located on Mount Pleasant Square, which is justifiably regarded as one of the most beautiful Georgian squares in Dublin.

This stylish home is characterised by ornate period detail synonymous with the era infused with a fusion of contemporary design creating a truly superb family home. The main reception rooms at hall level enjoys a dual aspect with views over the square and to the beautifully landscaped rear garden, which is a real feature in itself. As the property has both easterly and westerly aspects, sun shines on the garden from noon each day, and also floods the interiors with light. A short flight of granite steps lead to the main entrance hall which connects to the most elegant reception rooms, rich in period detail. The large kitchen / living / dining room located at garden level leads to sunny south west facing private landscaped walled rear garden, literally an extra room outside. Upstairs the property has three bedrooms – two fine doubles and a single. The master has great views to the dome of Rathmines Church. The bedroom accommodation is further enhanced by an attic room currently in use as the 4th bedroom with shower room off.

Steeped in history, the square’s development commenced in the early part of the 19th century and was completed by 1830. Its tree lined central green, once for the exclusive use of the square’s resident, now hosts Mountpleasant Lawn Tennis Club. The house benefits from a great sense of seclusion and privacy being tucked away off Ranelagh Road and gains further from the shelter and screening of the mature trees that border the square. The location is superbly convenient right in the heart of Ranelagh with all the wonderful amenities to hand both educational and recreational. The Luas is within a five minutes’ walk and it is a gentle stroll to St Stephen’s Green and the wonderful walkways of the Grand Canal.

BER exempt
4 Beechwood Road, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 Sold

€1,595,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 219 sqm approx

An utterly stunning red brick Victorian home of immense style, a triumph of refined interior design where understated elegance and attention to detail merge with supreme functionality. A little slice of heaven in a superb location beside Beechwood Luas, Ranelagh Village and close to the villages of Rathmines and Donnybrook. Extended and totally refurbished in 2016/2017 a wonderful classical interior awaits, designed by the owner in collaboration with award-winning London based interior designer, Lucinda Sanford. The home showcases the best of modern design throughout. Conveniently located many of the best national and senior schools are close by and it is also in easy reach of UCD and Trinity College. Another big bonus and a rarity in Ranelagh, is the valuable off-street parking to the front. The landscaped walled rear garden is literally an extra room outside, with a sheltered patio and pedestrian rear access. Without doubt, this is a home of timeless elegance, a sophisticated sanctuary in the heart of Ranelagh.

BER C1 Rating
Ceylon, 2 Cowper Gardens, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 Sale Agreed

€1,950,000 - Asking Price|6 Bedrooms, 246 sqm approx

A truly special detached 3 storey red brick Edwardian Pickering built family home built c. 1907, of great charm and character extending to 2648sq. ft./246 sq.m. approx. enjoying an enviable position on this much sought after residential road tucked away off Park Drive, right beside the Luas stop at Cowper. Homes rarely change hands on Cowper Gardens and Ceylon is only the third house to be publicly for sale since 1993, a real testimony to the road.

Lived in and lovingly maintained by the same family since 1956, this is a terrific welcoming home, great for entertaining and has hosted many a party and special family event! A really delightful spacious and versatile interior is laid out over 3 floors, offering a perfect balance of reception rooms and generous bedroom accommodation.

Elegant rooms are rich in period detail with high ceilings, fine period fireplaces, attractive cornicing, panelled doors and large sash windows to name a few. The drawing room, dining room and study are all located at garden level, with a warm and inviting kitchen with a trusted old Aga at the heart of the house. Upstairs, the 6 bedrooms and dressing room are laid out over 2 floors with 2 magical original attic bedrooms, one spanning the full width of the house with two large windows. A family bathroom, shower room and utility room complete the picture.

BER E1 Rating
19 Zion Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6 Sale Agreed

€2,150,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 345 sqm approx

A stunning Victorian style period home dating from 1850, with valuable planning permission for a detached 3 bedroom mews on Victoria Lane off Victoria Road. Superbly positioned within comfortable walking distance of an extensive choice of amenities including excellent shopping, educational and recreational facilities at Rathgar, Terenure and Ranelagh villages. Excellent sports facilities close by include, Brookfield Tennis Club, Donnybrook Tennis Club, Riverview Racquet and Fitness Club, Bective Rugby Club and Leinster Cricket Clubs. Some of Dublin’s best schools are within easy reach including St. Mary’s College, Terenure College, The High School, Gonzaga, Muckross and Alexandra Colleges together with a wide choice of excellent national schools. The city centre is approximately 2.5 miles from the property. Set well back from the road, Number 19 enjoys a superb south west facing rear garden enjoying a high degree of privacy as well as ample off-street parking to the front. The Luas line has local stops at Richmond Avenue South and Cowper Road, literally within a gentle stroll.

This elegant home enjoys a superb orientation with a wonderful quality of natural light evident throughout the house. The interior has been totally transformed with a great sense of flair and taste, to create a special family home where modern comforts harmonise with contemporary style. Rooms of elegant proportions with original period details including mantelpieces, doors and shutters epitomise the elegance of a bygone age, enhanced by a tasteful elegant decorative style. With a perfect balance of living and bedroom space, the kitchen and breakfast room are positioned at hall level opening in to the 2 main reception rooms and with a sun terrace and steps linking to the garden. The rear garden is a valuable asset to the property with Full Planning permission for a 3 bed room mews .The rear garden 140ft. (approx.) faces south west and enjoys tremendous privacy,

To the front is a driveway with parking for several cars. A covered side pedestrian access leads to a superb 140 ft. long south west facing rear garden which captures sun all day, set in lawn. Large block built garden shed and double Garage opens onto Victoria Lane with access off Victoria Road.

BER exempt
32 Zion Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6 Sale Agreed

€2,250,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 250 sqm approx

Every now and then, a unique home comes to the market. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a really special Arts and Crafts c. 1926 double fronted detached family home on stunning private landscaped gardens of 0.27 acre (approx.), superbly positioned on this prestigious and much sought after residential road beside Zion Church overlooking the playing fields of the High School.

32 Zion Road is a rare example of the Arts and Crafts period and recognised as being one of the finest examples of its design and architecture in Dublin today. Built c. 1926 and designed by renowned architect, Howard Cooke, for his friend and colleague in the Board of Works, John Fairweather, this is a truly stunning period family home which represents a sophisticated fusion of contemporary design with all the charm of the Arts and Crafts era, a home that will surprise and delight set back from the road behind mature hedging with beautiful gardens affording total privacy.

Extended with great charm and flair, now extending to 2,690sq.ft./250sq.m. (approx.).

BER exempt
83 Bushy Park Road, Terenure, Dublin 6 Sold

€1,395,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 240 sqm approx

Set in a prominent position off this very popular road, No. 83 Bushy Park Road is a superb 4 bedroom detached family home extending to approx. 240 sq.m. (2,583 sq.ft.)

Dating from circa. 1930, this wonderful family home has been lovingly cared for by its owners over the years and provides the perfect balance of living and bedroom accommodation, not to mention the stunning south facing rear garden, offering further potential to extend (subject to relevant planning) and transform this already fine property into one’s own dream home.

Externally the house has an attractive façade, in keeping with the Tudor style with part red brick and part wooden paneling fascia, stained glass and lattice windows and solid wooden front door. Internally the entrance hall has paneled walls leading through to elegant interconnecting reception rooms featuring a superb Adams style marble surround fireplace. A family room, study, a guest wc at this level are complemented at the heart of the home by a large kitchen with dining room, which was added to the house in more recent times and overlooks the rear garden. A converted garage suitable for a multitude of uses and boiler room complete the downstairs accommodation. The staircase and landing are particularly impressive due to the large stained-glass window, allowing natural light to flow through the home. Upstairs the accommodation provides a master bedroom with en-suite and walk in dressing room. A further 3 good sized bedrooms, storage room, bathroom, wc and hot press complete the accommodation at this level.

BER F Rating
6 Garville Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6 Sale Agreed

€2,250,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 296 sqm approx

Welcome to 6 Garville Road. Without doubt one of the finest period homes to come to the market this year. A singularly attractive mid-terrace 4 bedroom Victorian residence, a truly beautiful family home located on this prestigious Dublin 6 road. A very special property, it has been tirelessly refurbished and modernised from top to toe, to exacting standards by its design-focused current owner resulting, in opulent and luxurious interiors, and well-appointed versatile accommodation over two levels.

Behind its classical mellow-aged brick exterior, No. 6 seamlessly combines old with new in striking fashion through great care, attention to detail and 21st century craftsmanship. Flooded with natural light throughout, this stylish house offers an impressive 296 sq.m./3,186 sq.ft. approx. of well-appointed accommodation.

Magnificently transformed both inside and out under architectural supervision, the result is the creation of a truly captivating interior. Bright, light filled rooms of gracious proportions with period detail including marble and cast iron fireplaces, ornate plasterwork, window shutters and polished timber floors, all now enhanced by a classic contemporary style.

BER C1 Rating
27 Brookfield Court, Richmond Avenue South, Dartry, Dublin 6 Sold

€1,350,000 - Asking Price|3 Bedrooms, 161 sqm approx

A luxury penthouse apartment of enormous style built c. 2006 to exacting standards, exceptional architectural design and high specifications in this most sought after residential development. This stunning property comprises 1728 sq feet of internal space and 329 sq feet of external sun terraces. Number 27 is in an enviable location in the very best part of Dublin 6 just off Richmond Ave South and Temple Road in Dartry, one of Dublin's most valuable addresses.

Brookfield Court - a unique and exclusive low-density development -comprises two blocks with fourteen apartments and only 2 penthouses in each block. Number 27 is fully detached on all four sides. It is the ideal choice for those seeking an extremely desirable and secure home in one of Dublin's most highly regarded and sought after locations.

The interior of No. 27 is stunning, superbly designed to maximise exceptional natural light with large floor to ceiling windows and doors, an elegant open plan living area, large kitchen/breakfast room all with a wonderful outlook over the playing field of Alexandra College and the Dublin Mountains. With 3 large double bedrooms, one a large master suite with walk in wardrobe and a separate ensuite shower room.

BER C1 Rating
9 Rathdown Crescent, Terenure, Dublin 6w Sold

€1,975,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 357 sqm approx

9 Rathdown Crescent, without a doubt is one of the finest family homes to come to the market this year in Terenure. This stunning home (c.1930) has been beautifully extended with the brief to take advantage of the orientation and maximise natural sunlight throughout. Style, detail and impeccable workmanship have combined to create the perfect family home. There is a terrific balance of living and bedroom accommodation. A beautiful entrance hall leads to an elegant dining room, light filled interconnecting reception rooms and study. At the heart of this stunning home lies a light filled bespoke kitchen breakfast room/family room perfect for modern family life and entertaining with folding doors linking the home to the stunning rear garden and large sun drenched patio. A generous utility room off the kitchen and a spacious shower room complete the ground floor accommodation. Upstairs, five bedrooms (three en-suite) large family bathroom and additional large attic room complete the picture.

The gardens both front and rear are a wonderful asset to the property. The landscaped front garden offers generous off street parking. The glorious 135ft approx. sun drenched south west facing rear garden is very private with a large manicured lawn, shrubs and formal planting while the patio area provides the perfect place for relaxation. The garden also offers unlimited potential to extend the existing accommodation if required (subject to planning permission).

The property is superbly convenient close the villages of Terenure, Rathgar, Rathfarnham and Templeogue and all amenities of the Dublin 6 area, with well-established local junior schools such as St. Pius X Junior School, St. Joseph's Boys School and Rathgar Junior close by. Senior schools including The High School, Stratford College, Terenure College, Presentation and Our Lady's School are all within walking distance. The extensive recreational amenities and facilities of Bushy Park are a short stroll away as is excellent local shopping at Terenure, Rathgar and Rathfarnham. The area is also very well serviced by direct bus routes to the city centre as well as being within easy access of the M50.

BER D1 Rating
1 Fairfield Park, Rathgar, Dublin 6 Sold

€1,795,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 271 sqm approx

1 Fairfield Park is a truly special home with an incredible garden of 0.31 acres, a real rarity in Dublin 6, a happy home to the current family since 1991 (26 years), the entire has been beautifully renovated, restored, transformed and the gardens lovingly cared for in that time. No.1 enjoys exceptional gardens of 0.31 acre approx with potential to extend or develop further (subject to planning permission).

There are two rear access points, one from a laneway off Templemore Avenue which provides extra off street parking and a second car access from a laneway to the rear of Farifield Park. The interior is delightful, full of charm and character with rooms of elegant proportions. The main double reception rooms are interconnecting with wonderful period detail, including detailed plasterwork ceilings, fine mantelpieces and a large bay window, perfect for entertaining yet really cosy super kitchen/breakfast room and family room are at the heart of the home adding further reception space and links the house to the garden. All the elements of a comfortable, elegant, and warm family living space await you with an exceptionally generous five bedrooms and three bathrooms on the upper floors.

The property also has the added advantage of a self-contained one bedroom annex to the side extending to 64sqm (688sqft) which is ideal as a granny / au pair suite which could also be integrated into the main house to provide additional accommodation, subject to planning permission.

BER E1 Rating
Belmont House, 70 Belmont Avenue, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 Sale Agreed

€2,400,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 345 sqm approx

A country house in the heart of Donnybrook. Belmont House dates from 1760 or possibly earlier and is without doubt one of the finest homes to come on the market this year in Dublin.

An utterly unique family home, this wonderful Georgian residence of enormous charm and character enjoys an enviable position on Belmont Ave standing on c.0.24 acre of totally private gardens. Lived in by the same family since 1970, the home has been beautifully maintained by its current owners.

Belmont House has reception rooms of incredible charm and elegant proportion with wonderful natural light, high ceilings, period fireplaces, original doors and tall sash windows all balanced by equally well-proportioned bedrooms, 2 of which are ensuite.

BER exempt