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26 Mountpleasant Square, Ranelagh, Dublin 6

€1,200,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 200 sqm approx


A most elegant Georgian period home of immense charm and character, located on Mount Pleasant Square, which is justifiably regarded as one of the most beautiful Georgian squares in Dublin.

This stylish home is characterised by ornate period detail synonymous with the era infused with a fusion of contemporary design creating a truly superb family home. The main reception rooms at hall level enjoys a dual aspect with views over the square and to the beautifully landscaped rear garden, which is a real feature in itself. As the property has both easterly and westerly aspects, sun shines on the garden from noon each day, and also floods the interiors with light. A short flight of granite steps lead to the main entrance hall which connects to the most elegant reception rooms, rich in period detail. The large kitchen / living / dining room located at garden level leads to sunny south west facing private landscaped walled rear garden, literally an extra room outside. Upstairs the property has three bedrooms – two fine doubles and a single. The master has great views to the dome of Rathmines Church. The bedroom accommodation is further enhanced by an attic room currently in use as the 4th bedroom with shower room off.

Steeped in history, the square’s development commenced in the early part of the 19th century and was completed by 1830. Its tree lined central green, once for the exclusive use of the square’s resident, now hosts Mountpleasant Lawn Tennis Club. The house benefits from a great sense of seclusion and privacy being tucked away off Ranelagh Road and gains further from the shelter and screening of the mature trees that border the square. The location is superbly convenient right in the heart of Ranelagh with all the wonderful amenities to hand both educational and recreational. The Luas is within a five minutes’ walk and it is a gentle stroll to St Stephen’s Green and the wonderful walkways of the Grand Canal.


  • Entrance Hall (attractive front door with fanlight overhead, ornate coving with wood flooring, dado rail, double doors leading to interior hall.)
  • Drawing Room (with high ceilings, original coving, wood style flooring, 12 pane sash style windows with working shutters, ornate cast iron open fire place with black polished slate base.)
  • Dining Room (with wood style timber flooring, alcove shelving, ornate cast iron open fire with black polished slate base, 12 pane sash window with working shutters, coving lighting with dimmer switch)
  • Guest WC (with terrazzo style flooring, wash hand basin, wc, picture window, heated towel rail.)
  • Utility Cupboard (with boiler plumbed for washing machine and dryer)
  • Return (with exposed wood flooring, pedestal wash hand basin, wc, picture window, bath with rain water shower head attachment, mixer tap)
  • Master Bedroom (double room overlooking rear garden with fitted wardrobes, 12 pane sash window with working shutters, attractive vintage style radiators)
  • Bedroom 2 (double room, exposed wood style flooring, alcove fitted storage, cast iron fireplace, 12 pane sash window with working shutters)
  • Bedroom 3 (single room, with carpet flooring, generous fitted storage and shelving, with 12 pane sash window.)
  • First Floor Return
  • Shower Room (with mosaic tiled flooring, part tiled walls, wash hand basin, wc, shower cubicle with rain water shower attachment and shower head, alcove storage.)
  • Attic Room (with exposed wood style flooring, double room, spot lighting)
  • Garden Level
  • Open plan kitchen/livingdining (Open plan kitchen dining; living area with terrazzo flooring, 12 pane sash window with fitted alcove storage, wood burning stove, tv point Kitchen: with storage kitchen units with polished stone worktops, a range of integrated appliances including Miele grill, 4 ring gas hob with heated skillet, double oven, tiled splashback, Bosch microwave, Britannia extractor, Fisher & Paykel fridge freezer, De Dietrich electric hob, Siemans dishwasher, breakfast bar with polished stone countertops, Franke stainless steel sink unit, and mixer taps, terrazzo flooring, Dining area: with floor to ceiling windows, double doors to rear garden.)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER exempt

About the Area

Ranelagh is a trendy urban village on the south side of Dublin, in close proximity to the city centre. It is served by a number of amenities, and the green Luas line passes through the area, with stops at Ranelagh and Beechwood. The 11, 18, 44, and 61 bus routes pass through Ranelagh. The area hosts numerous shops, boutiques and supermarkets, as well as several bars and restaurants. 

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