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Ellerslie, 46 Temple Road, Dartry, Dublin 6, D06 ET85

€5,900,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 633 sqm approx


Ellerslie is a classically proportioned Victorian period residence c1868 of enormous charm, great character and architectural merit combining total seclusion with a superbly convenient location on one of the most prestigious roads in Dublin. This is without doubt one of the finest family homes to come on the market in Dublin this year, standing on 0.68 acre of exquisite private landscaped gardens south facing gardens with elegant accommodation extending to 6815 sq ft/633sqm.

Temple Road in the heart of the best part of Dublin 6 retains the dignity and relaxed pace of another more graceful period. In an area celebrated for its superbly designed streets and property the charming trees lined ambiance has a special character and atmosphere all of its own.

One of the jewels in the crown of this exceptional road must surely be Ellerslie and magnificent red brick family home standing on magical landscaped gardens. Open the door and you will certainly be in one of the finest homes in Dublin.

The interior is breath-taking. A suite of reception rooms at hall level are of truly elegant proportions and combine to provide a wonderful entertaining space with a restrained grandeur displayed in carved ceiling plasterwork and fine tall sash windows and chimneypieces, yet individually each room is extremely comfortable and pleasant for every day family living. Generous living and entertainment accommodation at garden level are complimented by excellent bedrooms and bathrooms perfect for easy family living. The property was renovated in recent years to exacting standards creating a warm comfortable family home of distinction and style.

The gardens extending on 0.68 acre approx., are stunning and rare to find in Dublin, set behind secure electric gates enjoying complete seclusion and facing due south to the rear. Planted in classical style with rolling lawns, box hedging, mature specimen trees and a profusion of spring and summer flowering bulbs. The location is first class, enviably positioned just 2 miles from St Stephens Green in a location second to none with Ranelagh, Dartry, Rathmines and Donnybrook on the doorstep within walking distance of extensive local amenities including Universities, senior and junior schools. Sports clubs include David Lloyd River View, Milltown Golf Club, Brookfield and Fitzwilliam tennis clubs. The local Luas stop is a mere stroll at Milltown. Ellerslie is within a short drive of the M50 and Dublin Airport.

This is undoubtedly a genuinely special and immensely stylish home which successfully combines period detail and enormous character with classical style and all the comforts and conveniences one could ever wish for.


  • Entrance Porch (Stone pillars and sandstone detail. Original hall door with fanlight and leaded detail to side panels.)
  • Entrance Hall (5.82m x 6.35m Impressive elegant hall with coved ceiling, centre rose, dado rail. Arched pediment. Stunning original staircase to first return.)
  • Dining Room (4.58m x 6.05m Large sash window with shutter outlooks front garden, fine period style mantelpiece with slate hearth and inset. Fitted gas fire, detail, detailed coved ceiling and centre rose, polished timber floor.)
  • Conservatory (4.55m x 3.39m Double glazed picture windows overlook rear garden. Electric roof windows. Polished timber floor. Door to drawing room.)
  • Drawing Room (7.45m x 6.14m Large bay window with three sash windows overlooking rear garden. Stunning marble mantelpiece with slate and brass inset and slate hearth, panel details to walls, detailed coved ceiling and centre rose, polished timber floor.)
  • Study (4.53m x 5.94m Large box bay window with leaded glass detail. Generous array of mahogany fitted bookshelves with drawer storage below. Detailed coved ceiling and centre rose, stunning marble mantelpiece with slate hearth, slate and brass inset and fitted gas fire.)
  • Guest Cloakroom / Dressing Room (1.96m x 3.24m w.h.b in vanity unit, w.c, tiled floor, two sash windows)
  • Bedroom 1 (4.03m x 4.29m Two sash windows dual aspect overlooking front and rear garden.)
  • Ensuite (3.62m x 2.07m Fully tiled, large double shower. Villeroy and Boch w.h.b with vanity unit with glazed doors. w.c, heated towel rail/radiator.)
  • Walk-in Wardrobe (2.53m x 2.05m generous storage units, sash window.)
  • Hallway (Amtico flooring, picture window, recessed lighting.)
  • USS
  • Family Room (4.54m x 5.96m Sash window, granite fireplace with coal effect gas fire, fitted oak alcove shelving / entertainment centre, spot lighting, TV points. glazed double doors to)
  • Games Room / Bar / Gym (6.15m x 7.49m - 4.40m 6.40m Timber flooring, bay window, double glazed doors and two sash windows to rear patio/garden, feature timber vaulted ceiling, spot lighting, TV points, Bar area, sash window to front.)
  • Conservatory / Garden Room (4.58m x 3.60m Tiled floor, double glazed picture window and glazed roof with electric windows, 2 sets of glazed double doors to games room and family room.)
  • Shower Room / Sauna (2.48m x 4.62m Amtico flooring, spot lighting, fitted jacuzzi shower, double cubicle. fitted Tylo sauna, jacuzzi bath.)
  • Sauna (1.83m x 1.40m)
  • Kitchen / Breakfast Room (6.84m x 5.87m Amtico flooring, large bay with french door with four sash windows overlooking patio and gardens, access to rear. generous eye and floor level cream fitted units with black marble counters, large island and breakfast bar with deep enamel sink, kohler mixer tap and plumbed for neff dishwasher. integrated liebherr fridge freezer, integrated neff microwave. Britannia 6 ring gas hobs and double oven with tiled splash back gaggenau steamer and deep fat fryer, painted overmantle with extractor. large kitchen enamel Belfast sink with kohler mixer taps with tiled splash back area. glass cabinet with spot lighting. under lighting on eye level cabinets. coved ceiling and recessed lighting. Door leading to conservatory with tiled flooring, double doors to garden, wrap around windows overlooking rear garden.)
  • Utility Room (240m x 4.50m Tiled floor, eye and floor level fitted units, drying rail, plumbed for washing machine and tumble dryer. stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, sash window and door to rear garden.)
  • Store 1 (2.40m x 4.50m)
  • Store (3.85m x 4.50m)
  • Yard (9.25m x 7.40m Block built garden shed, outside tap, covered bin store area, excellent storage. Boiler house sime boiler, 2 store rooms. side entrance.)
  • Bedroom 6 (3.38m x 4.68m Double room, parquet floor, sash window, walk in wardrobe.)
  • Shower Room
  • 1st FLOOR
  • Landing (With detailed ceiling coving, dado rail and feature arched sash window.)
  • Master Bedroom (4.57m x 6.05m Large double bedroom, polished timber flooring, ceiling coving, dual aspect with sash windows and shutters overlooking both front and rear garden. Dado rail. fitted wardrobe.)
  • Dressing Room (Fitted shelving and excellent fitted wardrobe storage space leads TO -)
  • Ensuite (2.51m x 1.76m Fully tiled with double sink in vanity unit with mirror above glazed and timber storage below, heated towel rail/radiator, w.c, shower cubicle. Recessed lighting. Two feature sash windows.)
  • Family Bathroom (2.89m x 4.96m Tiled floor, part tiled walls, free standing cast iron bath with shower attachment, two heated towel rails/radiators, w.c, w.h.b in vanity unit with marble surround and glazed and timber under storage. Double walk in shower cubicle. ceiling coving, recessed light, original sash window and shutters.)
  • Bedroom 3 (3.77m x 4.96m Double room with picture rail, detailed coving, sash window and shutters, painted cast iron fireplace. fitted wardrobes.)
  • Bedroom 2 (5.12m x 4.34m Dual aspect large sash window overlooking rear garden and tennis court. Two small sash windows with shutters overlooking front garden and Temple Road.)
  • Walk in Warbrobe (2.53m x 2.05m Fitted shelving and generous storage space.)
  • Ensuite shower Room (3.62m x 2.07m Fully tiled, w.c, w.h.b, double shower cubicle, recessed lighting, sash overlooking rear garden. heated towel rail/radiator.)
  • Bedroom 5 (4.22m x 4.88m Large double, with picture rail, detailed coving, fitted wardrobes and desk unit. sash window with shutter overlooks front garden. stairs lead to -)
  • Shower Room (Dual access from main landing and bedroom, w.c, w.h.b and fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower. attic access. sash window.)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER exempt

About the Area

Dartry is a suburb of Dublin, and home to a multitude of facilities and amenities which includes Palmerston Park, several sporting clubs, the terminal for the 140 bus, Orwell shopping centre, and a number of schools. Miltown Golf Course is also located nearby, and the city centre is easily accessed via bus.

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