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6 Garville Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6

€2,250,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 296 sqm approx

Description

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.

The drawing room off the hall runs the length of the property and is rich in period detail. A superbly designed open plan kitchen/breakfast room, which is ideal for entertaining, is a fantastic addition to this fine home. With plenty of space to cook, dine and relax in. The accommodation is extremely versatile with a mix of reception rooms and bedrooms and there is a great symmetry to the design, given the property is double-fronted.

At garden level the lounge opens up on to the stunning south-facing rear garden, a secluded and private outdoor living space. Similarly the master bedroom, a large double room with two walk-in wardrobes and en suite opens up into this beautiful space. There are three further bedrooms at this level, one with en suite.

A Russound Smart Media server is installed in the house enabling a multi-room music system for radio and iphone with Bowers & Wilkins and Mission speakers in the walls and ceilings. The intercom and camera at the entrance can be viewed from both the kitchen and garden level and there is underfloor heating throughout the property with Siemen’s temperature control in each room.

The location is terrific in an area with a real sense of community and just 2 miles from St. Stephen's Green, supremely convenient with Rathmines, Rathgar, Ranelagh and Dartry on the doorstep and within a stroll of local shopping at Upper Rathmines Road and Rathgar village and a 10 minute walk to Cowper Road Luas station.

Some excellent sports facilities close by include Brookfield Tennis Club, Donnybrook Tennis Club, Riverview Racquet and Fitness Club, Milltown & Castle Golf Clubs. Some of Dublin’s best schools are within easy reach including Gonzaga, St Mary’s and Muckross Colleges, Alexandra College and The Teresian School. Excellent national schools include Kildare Place, Scoil Bride, Ranelagh Multi denominational and Sandford National.

To the front of the gated property is off-street parking for two cars. This is undoubtedly a genuinely special and unique home situated in a highly desirable location.

Viewing comes highly recommended

Rooms

  • Entrance Hall (7.53m x 1.79m Granite steps lead to the front door with original stained glass surround and period fanlight. The hall has Crema Zafra stone tiles and original cornicing with ceiling rose, access to attic with storage, toughened glass stairwell surround, alarm panel and heating control panel, intercom & camera)
  • Reception Room (7.27m x 4.09m Hardwood walnut floors, duel aspect, 2 sash windows, double-glazed, silver leaf ceiling, original marble fireplace, fitted mirrors and surround sound)
  • Kitchen/Family Room (7.19m x 7.23m Cornicing, John Daly custom fitted kitchen, solid walnut units, Okite solid granite countertop, three sash windons - double glazed - all with timber shutters. American double fridge freezer, Neff microwave, grill, oven, 5 ring gas hob, Euro care wine cooler, recessed lighting, surround sound. John Daly Crema Zafra stone floor. Lutron Grafik eye controller for the lighting. Leads through to)
  • Dining Room (4.60m x 4.03m Wall to floor windows, skylights, fitted timber cabinets, recessed lighting, mineral wallpaper, surround sound and hardwood timber floors)
  • Inner Hall (1.84m x 2.05m Skylight, fitted storage unit with safe, polished tiles, recessed lighting)
  • Guest W.C (2.32m x 1.84m Tiled walls & Travertine stone floor, Duravit w.c., Antica stone sink & chrome mixer taps, recessed lighting)
  • Garden Level
  • Lounge Room (4.64m x 6.05m Large lounge room with hardwood timber flooring, surround sound, recessed lighting, 2 sets of double doors to garden)
  • Bedroom 1 (4.52m x 3.48m Large double room, two walk-in wardrobes, en suite, double doors open onto rear garden)
  • En-Suite (1.93m x 3.25m Fully tiled marble bathroom, cabinet, heated towel rail, large open corner shower, feature stone double sink)
  • Bedroom 2 (4.50m x 2.66m Large double room, fitted wardrobe, tiled en suite, door to rear garden, bespoke fitted wardrobe)
  • En-Suite (2.60m x 2.29m Fully tiled, Travertine stone floor, large rectangular shower cubicle with rain shower head, heated towel rail and Antica stone sink)
  • Office Room (2.08m x 3.78m Hardwood timber floor study area with fitted shelving & storage, recessed lighting)
  • Utility Room (1.53m x 4.25m Large utility/boiler room, generous array of storage units, washing machine, dryer)
  • Storage Room (2.20m x 2.43m Custom fitted storage and wall mounted bike storage)
  • Bedroom 3 (3.01m x 3.91m Double bedroom, shuttered window, generous space, built-in mirrored wardrobe)
  • Bedroom 4 (3.12m x 3.97m Large double bedroom, window, cabinet, built-in fitted mirrored wardrobe, working shutters)
  • Bathroom (4.49m x 1.26m Corner shower, bath, fully tiled, heated towel rail, two windows)
  • Garden (74ft x 48ft South-facing rear garden with large patio area, apple and pear trees and garden shed)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER C1
  • Number: 106327745
  • Energy Performance Indicator: 168.46 kWh/m²/yr

About the Area

Rathgar is a largely residential suburb lying about 3 kilometres south of Dublin's city centre. It boasts an abundance of amenities, schools, nursing homes, sports facilities, and good public transport to the city centre. Housing largely comprises red-brick late Georgian and Victorian era terraces, and much of the area lies within an architectural conservation zone. Rathgar maintains a village feel and has a delicatessen, 2 butchers, a bike shop and a wine shop within 20 yards of the main cross. There is also Rathgar Pharmacy, Rathgar Hair Studio and a number of fashion and interior boutiques.

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