Rockville House, 1A
In brief, the wonderfully elegant accommodation which is laid out over 2 floors (with the exception of the 3 storey turret) comprises:
Gracious entrance hall with large guest cloakroom off. Also off the hallway, there are 4 fine reception rooms including the lovely light filled interconnecting drawingroom and diningroom in addition to a good sized livingroom and cosy study. Also on the ground floor is the original kitchen, large laundry and very spacious 280sq.ft./26sq.m. (approx.) conservatory.
On the return, you will find the large family bathroom, walk in linen press and hotpress.
On the first floor, there are 5 good sized bedrooms and shower room. The main bedroom has an impressive bathroom en suite in the turret.
From the spacious landing, a stairs leads to the top floor of the turret where you will find bedroom 6 or lovely quiet study.
Having been well maintained by its current owners over the last 40 years, Rockville House offers tremendous potential to further enhance its appeal by creating a sizeable light filled kitchen/breakfastroom to the side and rear (subject to pp).
Enjoying extensive frontage onto Ailesbury Road and Sydney Parade Avenue on this pivotal site within a few hundred yards of Sydney Parade DART station, the property enjoys one of Dublins most sought after and convenient locations with a host of amenities within easy walking distance.
Just some of these amenities include Sydney Parade DART station which is within a few hundred yards, Merrion Shopping Centre, St. Vincents public & private hospitals and the excellent recreational amenities of Ballsbridge and Sandymount including Herbert Park, numerous sports clubs, the Aviva Stadium, Sandymount Strand and Village.
All the familys educational needs are also very well catered for with many of the citys principle primary and secondary schools located within easy reach such as Lakelands, St. Marys National School and Star of the Sea primary schools, and St. Michaels College, The Teresians, Muckross Park, Blackrock College and St. Andrews secondary schools. Third level education is also very accessible at UCD Belfield and Trinity College via the DART.
All in all, this is a very exciting opportunity to acquire a truly unique and very special residence on Ailesbury Road in the heart of Dublin 4.
Guest Cloakroom with tiled floor, wc, whb and 2 large sash windows
Study with marble surround fireplace, coal effect gas fire, ornate ceiling cornice and feature bay window
Livingroom with feature marble fireplace, coal effect gas fire and ceiling cornice
Drawingroom with feature white marble surround fireplace, coal effect gas fire, ceiling cornice, feature bay window to front, sash cord window to side and double folding doors to
Diningroom with matching white marble fireplace, double doors to kitchen and glazed French doors to conservatory
Kitchen with tiled floor, matching tiled splashback and range of white wall and floor units incorporating split level built in hob and oven
Laundry this spacious light filled room having 4 windows has a tiled floor and is plumbed for a dishwasher and washing machine. Off the laundry is a lobby leading to the rear
Conservatory this spacious conservatory, which is accessed from both the kitchen and diningroom, has sliding patio doors to the rear and side gardens and enjoys a lovely sunny south-westerly orientation
First Floor Return Glazed double doors lead to lobby off which are
Family Bathroom with triple aspect including 2 feature oval windows, bath, whb, wc and tiled floor
Walk-in Linen Room
Hotpress with immersion
Spacious landing with twin feature stained glass windows
Main Bedroom with matching alcove, built in shelving, built in wardrobe, twin sash cord windows and door to
Bathroom Ensuite this spacious en suite bathroom is located in the light filled turret and comprises wc, whb, bidet, bath and hotpress
Bedroom 2 with window overlooking the front
Bedroom 3 with fitted press and window overlooking the rear
Bedroom 4 with ornate ceiling cornice, fitted press, and window overlooking the rear
Bedroom 5 with ornate ceiling cornice, built in wardrobe and feature bay window overlooking the gardens
Shower Room with wc, whb, step in shower and tiled floor
A staircase leads from the landing to
Bedroom 6/Study located in the turret, this light filled room is ideal as a bedroom or very peaceful study with lovely outlook over the gardens and down Sydney Parade Avenue
Outside The property is currently accessed through a pillared entrance at the junction of Ailesbury Road and Sydney Parade Avenue. A graveled driveway provides vehicular access through the very spacious lawned garden to the generous parking area to the front of the house.To the side of the property is another good sized lawn and large timber shed (requiring replacement). To the rear of the property is a good sized and sheltered patio which enjoys a lovely sunny south westerly orientation making it ideal for al fresco dining. Outhouses include an outside WC and boiler house.With some clever planting, the front garden could be screened to provide excellent privacy ensuring the new owners take full advantage of the propertys expansive 0.3 acre
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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