Geralyn Byrne

Willowdale, 24 Orwell Park, Rathgar, Dublin 6, D06 X897 Sale Agreed

€2,950,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 311 sqm approx

Willowdale is an exquisite detached home (310.9 sq.m./3346 sq.ft. approx.) of tremendous charm and character, superbly positioned on this highly desirable road within 2.5 miles of St. Stephen’s Green and within easy reach of local Luas stops at Milltown and Cowper standing on exceptional private gardens of 0.2 acre approx.

Built in 1904 as one of a pair of houses, a gift to the family of noted architect George Palmer Beater. Willowdale is without doubt one of the prettiest homes in Rathgar and has been a happy home for 31 years to the current owners, in that time has hosted many a party and family gathering. The home has been refurbished and extended with enormous flair and taste resulting in an exceptional interior rich in period detail with all the refinements of modern family living, creating a warm inviting and welcoming family home.

Reception rooms of elegant proportions are flooded with natural light perfect for entertaining yet cosy for everyday living. A wonderful family room connects the kitchen/breakfast room to private garden and a sheltered patio perfect for “al fresco” dining. The kitchen is the real heart of the home with a large Aga, with classical bespoke units, extended with sensitivity and flooded with light. Generous bedroom accommodation including an elegant master suite completes the interior picture.

BER D2 Rating
31 Oaklands Drive, Rathgar, Dublin 6, D06 N2H0 Sale Agreed

€1,200,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 154 sqm approx

31 Oaklands Drive is a warm and inviting family home extending to 1658 sq.ft./154sq.m. on 0.20 acre enjoying an enviable position on this much sought after quiet road, tucked away off Highfield Road, within walking of Milltown and Cowper Luas and Palmerston Park.

Superb gardens extend to 0.20 acre approx. and offer enormous potential to extend subject to planning permission. The vendors have created a wonderful garden which is easily maintained stocked with a wide variety of interesting plants, bulbs mature shrubs and trees.

No. 31 enjoys a perfect orientation with potential to develop using the triple aspect to the side of the house. The interior is delightful, full of natural light, the main reception rooms are interconnecting and offer a flow from home to garden, perfect for entertaining yet really cosy.

BER C3 Rating
22 Green Park, Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 14, D14 HX96 Sale Agreed

€1,895,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 270 sqm approx

Green Park, Orwell Road is a truly outstanding detached home standing on superb south facing gardens which extend to 0.2 acre approx. Located on one of Dublin’s most favoured residential roads within walking distance of Milltown Golf Club and Windy Arbour Luas.

Built c.1930 by the renowned Dublin builder John Kenny whose reputation is synonymous with exceptional quality and craftmanship. It has been a happy home to the current family for 31 years, in which the entire home has been beautifully renovated, restored, extended and transformed and the gardens lovingly cared for, creating something really very special.

No.22 enjoys a perfect orientation with a superb quality of natural light evident through the house. The interior is delightful, rooms of elegant proportions are enhanced by original period detail, the main reception rooms are interconnecting and offer a flow from home to garden, perfect for entertaining yet really cosy. A tasteful family room extension provides extra reception space and links the house to the garden. All the elements of comfortable family living await you.

BER D1 Rating
15 Richview Park, Dartry, Dublin 6, D06 YF40 Sale Agreed

€2,550,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 351 sqm approx

A truly beautiful family home built in the 1950’s located in the heart of the best and most valuable area of Dublin 6, off Richmond Ave South beside Temple Road and Merton Road, tucked away in this quiet cul de sac in a secluded setting surrounded by delightful mature sun-drenched gardens.

This is a stunning contemporary home of great style and character lived in for 27 years by the current owners, extended 10 years ago and refurbished to exacting standards, flooded with natural light throughout, this stylish house offers an impressive 351sq.m / 3,778 sq.ft to incl. attic. Behind its classical mellow-aged brick exterior the home has been designed to take maximum advantage of the site, with many of the main rooms enjoying views over the gardens.

The home is spacious but easily managed with exceptional living space. A superb open plan kitchen from Design House Dalkey is at the heart of the home opening into a terrific family room and out to the gardens. At first floor level, there is an impressive Master suite with luxurious bathroom and walk in wardrobe, with an additional 4 further well-proportioned bedrooms one of which is ensuite, a large attic provides extra storage space. A large garage is a huge bonus and could be converted to extra living space if required. (subject to planning permission)

BER D1 Rating
57A&57B Leeson Park, Dublin 6, D06 R863 Sale Agreed

€1,295,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 134 sqm approx

This is a rare residential home /investment / site development opportunity in the heart of Dublin 6. Leeson Park is recognised as one of the finest residential roads in Dublin, a superb location close to Ranelagh and Donnybrook Villages within easy walking distance of St Stephens Green and Dublin’s principle areas of business.

The total site area extends to .08 acre approx. Planning permission had been granted which has expired in October 2017 (PP number 4100/07/X1) to develop a contemporary 4500 sq. ft. townhouse. The site offers enormous potential to develop subject to planning permission.

The site currently comprises of two 2 bed townhouses with a combined floor area of 134 sq. m. (1442 sq. ft.) approx.

BER C1 Rating
26 Mountpleasant Square, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 Sold

€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
Ceylon, 2 Cowper Gardens, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 Sold

€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 Sold

€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 Sold

€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
6 Garville Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6 Sold

€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
Eagle Lodge, Sydney Avenue, Blackrock, Co Dublin Sale Agreed

€3,950,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 757 sqm approx

Eagle lodge is a unique and charming Georgian home, with the feel of a country house on ½ acre approx. of exceptional private gardens.

A perfect home for entertaining, a real party house with a terrific flow to the main reception rooms, yet cosy for everyday family living. Eagle Lodge has rooms of elegant proportions rich in period detail but with a relaxed informal style. Dating from c.1820 it was built originally as a Dower house for Frascati House. More recently Eagle Lodge was merged with Victoria Lodge to form Eagle Lodge as it is today.

The property is set on exquisite south-west facing walled gardens containing some magnificent trees and plants together with box- hedging, large sweeping lawns, a waterfall, lily ponds which are currently home to several ducks and the occasional drake and heron. Several patios a Gazebo provide restful spots for al fresco dining.

BER exempt
41 Cowper Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6 Sold

€4,900,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 380 sqm approx

No 41 Cowper Road is without doubt one of the finest family homes to come on the market in Dublin 6 this year. This is a wonderful double-fronted Victorian home, built c. 1891, standing on 0.4 acres approx. of exceptional south facing gardens. It enjoys an enviable position on this tree lined road, with stunning views across to the architectural gem that is the Mageough Home, which was bequeathed originally by Ms Elizabeth Mageough to the Church of England in Ireland. After the Mageough Home was built, Cowper Road, Temple Gardens and Temple Villas were developed around it.

The property has been well maintained over the years without compromising its integrity or character. The interior has impressive elegant proportions, rich in period detail with high ceilings and wonderful period fireplaces synonymous with the Victorian era.

41 Cowper Road enjoys exceptional gardens of 0.4 acres approx. they are a truly outstanding feature of the property. The width of the site may offer further potential to develop (subject to planning permission). The front garden has generous off-street parking for several cars,is landscaped and bordered by mature trees. A wonderful secluded rear garden (115 ft. x 82ft approx.) benefits from an ideal south-facing orientation and is set out in lawn with mature borders of specimen trees and herbaceous planting, creating year-round interest.

BER F Rating
14 Temple Villas, Rathmines, Dublin 6 Sale Agreed

€3,250,000 - Asking Price|6 Bedrooms, 290 sqm approx

Number 14 Temple Villas is a warm, comfortable and truly elegant Victorian home dating from 1895. Enviably positioned at the Palmerston Park end of this much sought after road, just a stone's throw from Ranelagh and Cowper Luas Station.

A happy home to the current family since 1991, the entire home has been beautifully maintained, restored, upgraded and the gardens lovingly cared for in that time while keeping true to the original Victorian character and retaining all original period features.

The interior is delightful with rooms of elegant proportions throughout, full of charm, rich in Victorian detail, high ceilings, fine marble mantelpieces and large sash windows. All the elements of comfortable and elegant family living space await you with 3 large reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory/sunroom balanced perfectly by exceptionally generous bedroom and bathroom accommodation. A new owner can still stamp their own mark on this home as there is plenty of potential to further develop as planning permission was recently granted for a single-storey kitchen extension.

BER exempt
Belmont House, 70 Belmont Avenue, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 Sold

€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