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17 Longford Terrace, Monkstown, Dublin, A94 Y478

€2,195,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 445 sqm approx

Description

Set amidst this picturesque terrace of imposing Victorian homes peering out over Dublin Bay, No.17 is a beautiful family home boasting a wealth of graciously appointed accommodation complimented by an abundance of original features. Elegantly upgraded, this superior residence is drenched with natural light and the vast accommodation (445sq.m / 4790sq.ft. approx.) provides a flexible and excellent balance of both living and sleeping accommodation. Its appeal is further enhanced by a private 85ft south facing rear garden – a real oasis of calm and tranquillity; ideal for children to play in and al fresco dining.

Longford Terrace is located adjacent to Monkstown Village. The village’s vast array of amenities are within a stone’s throw of the terrace. Residents enjoy superb ease of access to its popular shops, bars and restaurants along with marine leisure facilities and coastal walks. The village of Blackrock and Dun Laoghaire town provide a further array of cafes, restaurants, boutiques and hostelries while Salthill DART station is just across the road to ease your daily commute. The area is also well served by an excellent choice of schools, sailing, tennis and golf clubs.

Impressive from the first, granite steps lead up to the hall door which is flanked by glass panelling, beyond which there is an exquisite entrance hall, with magnificent ceiling coving and centre rose, marble tiled floor and glass panelled door leading through to the inner hall. Off the inner hall there is a large cloak room with guest w.c. and the enviable kitchen opens through to a spacious living room via double doors – a real heart of the house. The kitchen features beautiful bespoke Heritage handmade cabinets with granite counter tops and an island unit along with a stained glass panelling flanking the sash window which overlooks the garden. The living room offers plenty of space for the family to relax around the original feature fireplace and the large sliding sash windows look down towards the water. To the rear of the inner hall there is access to the ground floor level, a utility closet and access to the rear garden.

A flight of stairs to the first floor features a glazed door with an intricate arch and ceiling coving on the return. On the first floor, the formal drawing room spans the entire width of the house with three large light bearing windows taking in panoramic views of the coast. Polished wood floors, a feature marble surround fireplace and stunning ceiling coving all enhance the luxurious feel of this room. The master bedroom is currently located at this level along with a dressing room which could easily used as a further bedroom and is also plumbed for a bathroom. There is a modern shower room located on the return on route to the second floor, which comprises an elegant family bathroom and three further double bedrooms, two of which look out onto the water.

The ground floor level also has separate access from the front of the property. It currently comprises a very large playroom which could have various uses, a bedroom, a kitchenette, study and the rear lobby has a shower room, a guest w.c. and a door out to the garden.

To the rear of the property there is a private 85ft south facing garden with mature trees and plants and a large decked area along with a lower level south facing patio with original flag stones. To the front of the property there is ample on street parking along with separate access to the garden level.

All in all this is a very special home, in a highly convenient and popular location. Early viewing is highly recommended.

Rooms

  • HALL LEVEL
  • Entrance Hall (5.10m x 2.40m Beautiful reception hall approached by granite steps, with hall door flanked by glazed panels, magnificent ornate ceiling coving and central rose, dado rail and marble tiled floor. Glass panelled door surrounded by glazed panelling leading through to the...)
  • Inner Hall (8.10m x 4.50m With original stairs and bannisters leading to the upper level and garden level, dado rail, original ceiling coving and two ceilinh roses.)
  • Cloak Room (4.10m x 2.20m Ceiling coving and central rose, polished timber floor, built in storage, pedestal whb with tiled splash back and antique style w.c., with wall mounted cistern)
  • Kitchen/Dining Room (5.70m x 4.40m Wonderful family kitchen open through to the living room. Polished timber floors, original decorative ceiling coving and central rose, superb original stain glass flanking the large sash window overlooking the rear garden and beautiful original fireplace with tiled inset. Bespoke, cream handmade Heritage kitchen with polished granite worktops and tiled splashbacks, Belfast sink, Rangemaster range, free standing island unit with breakfast bar, built in fridge/freezer, dishwasher. The kitchen incorporates larder units and dresser style units in keeping with the character of this lovely home. Double doors lead through to the...)
  • Living Room (5.20m x 6.50m Beautifully appointed reception room with tall ceilings complimented by decorative ceiling coving and centre rose. The two large sliding sash windows, with working window shutters, allow light to fill the room. Polished timber floors, picture rail and feature original marble fireplace with cast iron inset with original tiling and slate hearth.)
  • Rear Hall (1.70m x 4.40m With polished timber floor,ceiling coving ad dado rail sash window. Door through to...)
  • Utility Area (With Chinese slate floor, recessed lighting utility closet plumbed for washing machine and dryer, stainless steel sink unit and drainer with access to rear garden.)
  • FIRST FLOOR RETURN (8.20m x 2.10m Lovely bright return with ornate plaster moulded arch and exquisite cornice detail and centre rose, dado rail, door out to flat roof with semi-circular fan light overhead.)
  • FIRST FLOOR
  • Drawing Room (5.20m x 9.00m Elegant reception room spanning the entire width of the hosue, with three large sliding sash windows with original window shutters taking in beautiful sea and coastal views. Polished timber floors, picture rail, stunning original ceiling cornice work and centre rose, feature white marble fireplace with cast iron and tiled inset and slate hearth.)
  • Principle Bedroom (5.80m x 4.40m Beautifully appointed bedroom overlooking the rear garden with ceiling coving centre rose, picture rail, sliding sash window with original window shutters and original marble fireplace with cast iron inset and slate hearth.)
  • Dressing Room/ Bedroom 2 (5.80m x 2.20m Currently in use as a dressing room with polished timber floor, sliding sash window with window shutters, ceiling coving, picture rail and centre rose and built in wardrobes. This room is also plumbed for a bathroom.)
  • SECOND FLOOR RETURN
  • Landing (5.80m x 2.10m With light bearing window.)
  • Shower Room (2.90m x 1.50m With tiled floor, w.c., whb with under sink storage and fully tiled step in shower cubicle.)
  • SECOND FLOOR
  • Landing (With attic access, ceiling coving, centre rose and hot press.)
  • Bedroom 3 (5.20m x 5.70m Large double bedroom, two large light bearing windows with window shutters taking in beautiful views of Dublin Bay. Ceiling coving, centre rose, picture rail, black marble fireplace with cast iron and tiled inset with slate hearth, built in wardrobes.)
  • Bedroom 4 (5.80m x 4.40m Large double bedroom with sunny aspect overlooking the rear garden, ceiling coving, centre rose and picture rail, black marble fireplace with cast iron and tiled inset with slate hearth, built in wardrobes.)
  • Bedroom 5 (5.20m x 3.20m Double bedroom with ornate cast iron fireplace, ceiling coving, picture rail and centre rose, large light bearing sash window with window shutters enjoying stunning sea views. Access to attic.)
  • Bathroom (4.40m x 2.30m Superb family bathroom with free standing roll top bath, cast iron fireplace, sliding sash window with original shutters, pedestal whb and antique style w.c. with wall mounted cistern, marble tiled floor and partly tiled walls, ceiling coving, recessed lighting, antique style radiator towel rail, corner shower unit with mosaic tiled walls)
  • GARDEN LEVEL
  • Hall (5.60m x 2.10m Timber floor and recessed lighting)
  • Kitchenette (1.40m x 2.20m With built in wall and floor units incorporating the original wine cellar, stainless steel sink unit and drainer)
  • Family Room/Play Room (5.00m x 9.00m Large bright reception room with timber floors and recessed lights, original window shutters, under stair storage and separate access to the front of the house)
  • Bedroom 6 (5.60m x 4.30m Generously appointed and looking out onto a south facing patio with timber floors, original window shutters)
  • Study/Bedroom 7 (4.10m x 2.20m With timber floor and original window shutters.)
  • Rear Lobby (Part tiled/part timber floor. Door to south facing patio.)
  • Shower Room (2.20m x 2.00m With polished marble wall and floor tiles, original window shutters, ceiling coving, recessed lighting w.h.b., heated towel rail, w.c. and corner shower unit with mosaic tiles.)
  • Guest WC (2.70m x 1.90m With tiled floor, wash hand basin and two w.c.’s.)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER exempt

About the Area

Monkstown is a beautiful coastal suburb in South County Dublin, between Blackrock and Dún Loaghaire. The area is served by the Salthill - Monkstown DART station, and also by a number of buses. Locals enjoy the charming local sshops, pubs and restaurants, which include Avoca, Seagreen, and FXBs. There are also a number of local primary and secondary schools, including CBC Monkstown.

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Longford Terrace is located adjacent to Monkstown Village. The village’s vast array of amenities are within a stone’s throw of the terrace. Residents enjoy superb ease of access to its popular shops, bars and restaurants along with marine leisure facilities and coastal walks. The village of Blackrock and Dun Laoghaire town provide a further array of cafes, restaurants, boutiques and hostelries while Salthill DART station is just across the road to ease your daily commute. The area is also well served by an excellent choice of schools, sailing, tennis and golf clubs.

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