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2 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 H6N9

€3,000,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 376 sqm approx


No 2 Clyde Road is a stunningly elegant family residence, located on one of Dublin's most sought after and convenient roads with an extensive selection of amenities within comfortable walking distance.

This handsome two storey over garden level period home extends to 376sqm (4,050sqft) approx. and retains the charm, character and elegance synonymous with the Victorian era. It is ideally positioned close to the junction with Elgin Road and close to the American Embassy enjoying a private and secluded rear garden with a wonderful southerly orientation and pedestrian side access. There is also off street car parking to the front with parking for a number of cars.

The house retains many original features associated with the Victorian era. The craftsmanship and attention to detail of the era can be enjoyed throughout with original internal doors, sash windows, ornate ceiling cornicing and centre ceiling roses withstanding the test of time and adding greatly to the overall appeal of this fine family home.

The beautifully proportioned accommodation briefly comprises at hall floor level a gracious entrance hall leading to the inner hall with guest wc off, drawing room, dining room and study. Upstairs, there are three bedrooms off the large landing, two of which are ensuite and also a family bathroom. The garden levels comprises kitchen / breakfast room opening through to the nicely proportioned living room. The utility room and fourth bedroom with ensuite are located off the hallway and there is separate access to the side. A boot room and entrance lobby with an additional entrance to the front complete the garden level accommodation.

Many of the city's amenities are within comfortable walking distance including local shopping in Ballsbridge and Donnybrook, not to mention the excellent recreational amenities of Merrion Square, St. Stephens Green, Herbert Park and the National Concert Hall. Many of the city's principal places of business are also closeby including Ballsbridge, Fitzwilliam Square, St. Stephens Green, the IFSC and the increasingly popular and vibrant South Docklands IT Hub.


Front garden: laid out in lawn with mature plants and trees, original granite steps to front door and excellent car parking on a gravelled forecourt.

Back garden: laid out in lawn with raised flower beds, original granite walls


  • Entrance Hall (4.70m x 2.40m original fanlight, elaborate ceiling cornicing, dado rail, sash window. Door to inner hallway with elaborate architectural detailing and high ceiling.)
  • Drawing Room (6.70m x 4.70m beautifully proportioned with elaborate ceiling coving, picture rail, marble fireplace, open fire and two sash windows with shutters. Double doors to:)
  • Dining Room (6.70m x 4.80m again a beautifully proportioned room with elaborate ceiling cornicing, picture rail, marble fireplace with gas fire inset and large window overlooking the garden.)
  • Study (4.60m x 4.20m with feature fireplace, open fire, sash window with shutters and ceiling cornicing.)
  • Guest WC (2.10m x 1.60m with wc, wash hand basin, part tiled walls, tiled floor, sash window and recessed lighting.)
  • Living Room (6.60m x 4.50m with two sash windows, feature brick chimney breast with mock fire and recessed lighting.)
  • Kitchen / Breakfast Room (6.60m x 4.70m with a range of wall and floor units, Aga, cooker, timber floor, plumbed for dishwasher and double doors to back garden.)
  • Guest Bedroom (4.50m x 4.10m spacious double room overlooking the garden.)
  • Ensuite (2.80m x 2.10m with bath, shower attachment, wc, wash hand basin, tiled floor, tiled walls and sash window.)
  • Utility Room (2.30m x 2.40m with fitted units, tiled floor and sash window.)
  • Boot Room (2.30m x 2.00m leading to hall lobby with access to the front garden.)
  • Bedroom 1 (5.20m x 4.80m Stunning room with 2 sash windows with shutters, built in wardrobes, ceiling coving and door to:)
  • Ensuite (4.80m x 4.00m with marble fireplace, free standing bath, shower cubicle, wc, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, ceiling coving, recessed lighting, sash window with shutters and hot press.)
  • Bedroom 2 (5.20m x 4.90m with marble fireplace, sash window with shutters, ceiling coving, overlooking back garden.)
  • Ensuite (3.10m x 1.30m with shower cubicle, wc, wash hand basin, tiled floors and partially tiled walls.)
  • Bedroom 3 (4.30m x 4.60m with sash window, shutters and marble fireplace.)
  • Bathroom (2.80m x 1.90m with bath, shower attachment, wc, wash hand basin and recessed lighting.)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER exempt

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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