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10 Herbert Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 XY27

€2,200,000 - Asking Price Sold 215 sqm approx

Features

  • Stunning Regency property dating back to 1843 approx.
  • Refurbished and extended with great flair and attention to detail
  • Period features
  • Magnificent interconnecting reception rooms
  • Spacious and light filled kitchen/living/dining
  • Private back garden
  • Sun drenched courtyard off the kitchen/living room
  • Off street parking for 5/6 cars
  • Excellent location
BER D2 RatingView floorplans (2)

Description

A wonderful opportunity arises to acquire this stunning Regency residence which dates to c.1845. The property has been extended and refurbished to the highest standards and provides 215 sq.m (2,315 sq.ft approx.) of superbly elegant and well proportioned accommodation incorporating many period features which include high ceilings with elaborate ceiling cornices, centre roses, marble fireplaces and sash windows. The accommodation briefly comprises elegant entrance hall, two magnificent interconnecting rooms, kitchen/dining and sitting room which enjoy access to the private back garden and the sundrenched courtyard. There is also a utility room and a guest w.c. on the ground floor. Upstairs there are three exceptionally spacious bedrooms (master en-suite) and a family bathroom. There is access to a large attic which could be converted if required subject to the relevant planning permission.

To the front electronic gates provide access to the garden with off street parking for 5/6 cars. The back garden enjoys a high degree of privacy, it is mainly laid out in lawn and has an abundance of mature plants, trees and shrubs. There is also a sun drenched paved courtyard which is ideal for summer entertaining.

Ideally located on one of Dublin 4’s most popular and convenient roads the property enjoys a superb choice of amenities within a pleasant stroll including shopping in Ballsbridge and Sandymount Villages. Leisurely coastal walks can be enjoyed on Sandymount Strand a mere 15 minute walk away not to mention the extensive recreational facilities provided by Herbert Park and the magnificent new Aviva Stadium. A superb choice of restaurants and hotels such as the Sandymount Hotel, a quiet family run hotel which is literally across the road, The Intercontinental Hotel, The Dylan and the Herbert Park Hotel are also on the doorstep. Many of the city's principal schools are also within walking distance. The property also benefits from being within easy reach of Lansdowne and Sandymount DART stations and also of the city's principal business headquarters located on Merrion Square, St. Stephens Green, Fitzwilliam Square & Ballsbridge with the I.F.S.C. being within 10 minutes drive. Dublin Airport is now within 20 minutes drive via the port tunnel.

Rooms

  • Entrance Hall (elegant hall with elaborate ceiling cornicing and centre rose. Solid oak wooden flooring.)
  • Drawing Room (with stunning marble fireplace, tile inset and open fire. Elaborate ceiling cornicing and centre rose. Solid oak wooden flooring. Sash windows with shutters.)
  • Dining Room (with stunning marble fireplace, tile inset and open fire. Solid oak wooden flooring. Sash windows with shutters.)
  • Kitchen/Dining/Living Room (the kitchen has a superb range of cream built in wall and floor presses, a cream AGA, centre island with granite worktop and excellent storage. Integrated dishwasher and fridge freezer. Tiled floor. Recessed lighting. Spacious dining area with doors to the back garden. Cosy living area with solid oak flooring. Attractive fireplace. French doors to the sundrenched courtyard.)
  • Utility Room (with gas boiler, sink unit, built in shelves. Plumbed for washing machine and dryer. Tiled floor.)
  • Guest w.c. (with w.c. and wash hand basin. Storage area and built in shelves. Tiled floor.)
  • First floor Return (Spacious landing with large storage press.)
  • Bedroom 3 (spacious double bedroom with built in wardrobes. Sash windows. Recessed lighting.)
  • Bathroom (superb spacious bathroom with bath, shower attachment, w.c and wash hand basin. Original wooden floorboards. Sash window. Recessed lighting.)
  • First Floor (Beautiful spacious landing with access to the attic.)
  • Master Bedroom (stunning room flooded with natural light. Built in wardrobes. Ornate ceiling coving. Sash windows with shutters.)
  • Ensuite Shower Room (particularly spacious and modern shower room with double shower cubicle, w.c. and wash hand basins. Towel rail. Built in mirrored presses. Tiled floor. Part tiled walls. Sash windows. Ceiling coving.)
  • Bedroom 2 (overlooking the back garden. Beautiful double bedroom with built in wardrobes and overhead presses. Sash window with shutters. Ceiling coving.)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER D2
  • Number: 101218121
  • Energy Performance Indicator: 296.4 kWh/m²/yr

About the Area

Ballsbridge is a highly desirable Dublin suburb that extends northwards towards the Grand Canal, southwards towards Donnybrook, and westwards to encompass the area around Pembroke Road, Clyde Road, Elgin Road, and Herbert Park. The bulk of Dublin's embassies and many diplomatic residences are located in the southern part of Ballsbridge on and around Ailesbury Road. The RDS has its grounds here, and the Lansdowne Road headquarters of the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) is on the boundary between Ballsbridge and Irishtown. The corporate headquarters of Allied Irish Banks (AIB) are also located in Ballsbridge.

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