Ideally located on what has long been regarded as one of Dublin’s most sought after and convenient roads, situated within minutes’ walk of St. Stephen’s Green, this prestigious Victorian property comes to the market offering bright and beautifully presented accommodation which has been refurbished and extended with great sensitivity and flair. Further enhancing the appeal of this very impressive residence is the fact that it has retained its full back garden, to the rear of which is a studio and garage providing off street car parking with a range of ancillary rooms fronting onto St Mary’s Lane and offering obvious mews potential (subject to planning).
Superbly positioned on this this lovely tree lined road, the property affords discerning purchasers the unbeatable combination of a quiet location with superb ease of access to the vast array of local amenities in Baggot Street Upper, and the city centre. Some of Dublin’s most prestigious schools are close by, including St Conleth’s College, Loreto on the Green, The Teresian School, Muckross Park, Sandford Park, Gonzaga and St. Michael’s College.
Beyond the handsome bay windowed facade lies a wealth of generous proportions married with an abundance of period detail synonymous with properties from the era. The spacious entrance hall with ornate ceiling cornicing sets the tone of what to expect throughout. The interconnecting reception rooms are light filled and boast attractive features including polished parquet floors, ornate ceiling coving and centre roses with both rooms having marble surround open fireplaces acting as attractive focal points in these impressive interconnecting rooms.
To the rear of the entrance hall, there is a guest WC and cloaks cupboard. A spacious utility room is cleverly hidden behind the mirrored wall. It has purpose built floor-to-ceiling cupboards, two sinks and drainer plus clothes rails on either side to hang laundry. Steps from the dining room and a separate door from the rear of the hall lead to a large bright breakfast / living area with polished parquet floor, extensive storage unit and a built-in home office area hidden behind folding doors. This in turn leads to the kitchen with a range of white modern wall and floor units with integrated appliances. The much-loved AGA provides the focal point of the kitchen ensuring it is also a cosy everyday space. Double sliding doors lead to the rear garden.
Upstairs, there are four bedrooms, a beautifully appointed bathroom and a shower room. A walk-in wardrobe on the top floor return completes the accommodation.
To the front of the house, there is a beautifully landscaped railed garden with box hedging and a wonderful range of tulips and shrubs. The large, 115ft long, walled rear garden offers wonderful privacy and features a large granite terrace with impressive built-in barbeque area. Steps lead to the raised lawn area with manicured flower beds, and a variety of mature trees with a gravelled path leading to a second paved area with a giant inlaid chess board. The studio, gym and garage are accessed via sliding glass doors. This area also provides excellent potential for a mews development with its own access from St. Mary’s Lane (subject to pp).
A superb choice of amenities, both social and recreational are within a stone’s throw, including local shopping on Baggot Street Upper, a burgeoning restaurant hub catering to all types of cuisine, the Dylan Hotel, the Grand Canal, the Aviva Stadium, the RDS and many educational facilities. The property is within walking distance of Dublin’s financial and commercial districts, and the vast array of city centre facilities such as the numerous shops, bars and restaurants that surround St Stephens Green. The 34 acres of excellent recreational amenities of Herbert Park are also within a pleasant walk.