23 Vernon Avenue
Built in the late eighteen hundreds, no. 23 boasts wonderful charm and character along with spacious and well-appointed accommodation throughout and has many original features intact including high ceilings, dado rails, cornicing, doors and attractive fireplaces. The accommodation briefly comprises large entrance hall, guest wc, two interconnecting reception rooms with original fireplaces, a family room with stairs to office, breakfast room and a bright kitchen overlooking the rear garden. Upstairs there is a spacious landing with double bedroom and bathroom on the first-floor return with three bedrooms (two large doubles and a generous single) located on the first floor. A stairs leads to a large converted attic space with plentiful under eaves storage. There is a gravel driveway with ample off-street parking to the front and very private rear garden with a south-easterly aspect.
Positioned on the doorstep to all that Clontarf has to offer there is an excellent selection of primary and secondary schools, shops, boutiques, Nolan's supermarket, Clontarf Baths as well as an abundance of fine restaurants, super pubs and specialist boutiques and salons. Sporting enthusiasts can enjoy many recreational facilities and sports clubs including St. Anne's park, a selection of golf clubs (including The Royal Dublin and St Anne's golf clubs) as well as many water sports. Commuting further afield is also easily accessible with both the M50 and the M1 motorways located very close by, Dublin airport is within 15 minutes drive and Dublin City is a close 5 kms distance away. The area is very well serviced by public transport including a frequent bus service to the city centre and Clontarf DART is close by providing swift access to the city and beyond. Locations really don't come more central or family friendly!
Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this superb family home along with the prime and enviable location.
Red brick period home Built in 1897
Many original features throughout
Well-appointed & spacious accommodation
Large converted attic space (circa 25sq.m)
Private south-easterly facing rear garden
Positioned on the doorstep of a host of local amenities
Clontarf DART within 2 KMS
Dublin City Centre within 5 KMS
Guest WC 1.80m x 0.70m (5'11" x 2'4") Downstairs WC comprising wash hand basin & wc.
Front Reception Room 5.00m x 3.90m (16'5" x 12'10") Grand front reception room featuring bay window, original open fireplace, ornate cornicing and picture rail.
Rear Reception Room 4.10m x 3.90m (13'5" x 12'10") Another large reception room currently in use as a dining room featuring ornate cornicing and original open fireplace.
Family Room 5.90m x 3.20m (19'4" x 10'6") Cosy family room featuring cast iron fireplace with gas inset and access to rear garden.
Breakfast Room 3.20m x 2.00m (10'6" x 6'7") Located next to the kitchen, ideal for family dining.
Kitchen 4.40m x 3.10m (14'5" x 10'2") Light filled kitchen fitted with wall and floor level units looking out to rear garden.
Office 2.30m x 2.00m (7'7" x 6'7") Private study room overlooking rear garden.
First Floor Return
Bedroom 3 3.20m x 3.20m (10'6" x 10'6") Spacious double bedroom featuring cast iron fireplace.
Bathroom 3.20m x 2.10m (10'6" x 6'11") Comprising bath with overhead electric shower, wash hand basin, wc and access to hot press.
Bedroom 1 5.10m x 3.40m (16'9" x 11'2") Large double bedroom to the front featuring built in wardrobes, ornate cornicing and attractive cast iron fireplace with tiled inset.
Bedroom 2 3.85m x 3.10m (12'8" x 10'2") Large double bedroom to the rear of the property featuring cast iron fireplace with tiled inset and walk in closet.
Bedroom 4 5.10m x 2.10m (16'9" x 6'11") Generous single bedroom to the front with original exposed wood flooring, built in wardrobes and cast iron fireplace with tiled inset.
Attic Space 5.60m x 4.40m (18'4" x 14'5") Large converted attic space with sky lights and generous under eaves storage.
BER Number: 113472732
Energy Performance Indicator: 424.12 kWh/m²/yr
About the Area
Clontarf is a coastal suburb on the northside of Dublin. It has a range of commercial facilities mainly centred on Vernon Avenue. Clontarf's most notable amenity is its seafront, with a promenade running continuously from Alfie Byrne Road to the wooden bridge at Dollymount. As well as extensive walks and green areas, St Anne’s Park situated between Clontarf and Raheny is the second largest municipal park in Dublin, is part of a former 202 hectares (500 acres) estate assembled by members of the Guinness family. Features include an artificial pond and a number of follies, a fine collection of trees, a playground, parklands walks and recreational facilities including golf.and tennis. Clontarf contains numerous sporting facilities, such as GAA, Rugby, Cricket, Tennis and Sailing. The largest municipal park is nearby (North) Bull Island, also shared between Clontarf and Raheny. North Bull Island is an island located in Dublin Bay, about 5 km long and 800 m wide, lying roughly parallel to the shore off Clontarf (including Dollymount), Raheny, Kilbarrack, and facing Sutton. It has been named by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve. It is the only biosphere reserve in a capital city in the world. The island, with a sandy beach known as Dollymount Strand running its entire length, the island also hosts St Anne’s and Royal Dublin golf clubs.
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