29 Victoria Road
Constructed in circa 1902 at the commencement of the Edwardian era No. Twenty-Nine Victoria Road was individually built to an agreed specification by local Peter Fitzell Baker. This elegant and exceptional period home extends to approx. 455.80 sq. m (4,906 sq. ft) and its gracious accommodation is set over three floors. The property proudly and prominently sits on approx. 0.5 acre (0.2 hectare) in a commanding and elevated position looking southward down Haddon Road towards the picturesque seafront.
Having been in the same family for the last 75 years the property in its entirety offers a unique opportunity to acquire a significant home of such historical significance and stature in this mature and prestigious residential setting so convenient to Dublin city centre.
No. Twenty-Nine is a distinguished double fronted red brick residence built with symmetry and spacious proportions throughout including gable fronts and three storey paired windows complete with a feature bay to the east side of the house. The grand central entrance hallway is entered via a recessed porch with original leaded stained glass side and multi coloured panels and over lights typical of its era. On the ground floor, there are two grand reception rooms positioned to both the right and left of the hallway with the kitchen, utility, scullery, cloakroom, boiler and storage rooms positioned to the rear. There are many original features intact throughout the property including beautiful fireplaces, ornate plasterwork, solid doors, high ceilings, stained glass and a stunning feature central staircase. The first and second floors are almost identical in layout and offer 9 spacious bedrooms with sea views to the front and a study.
For private buyers seeking a large and significant home, this is a very special opportunity to purchase one of North Dublins finest properties.
There is great potential to extend, renovate and transform this fine home to recreate an exquisite residence of unrivalled distinction along with wonderful space and privacy from the grounds surrounding this magnificent property, subject to planning as 29 Victoria Road is a Protected Structure under Part IV of the Planning and Development Act 2000.
A wonderful addition to the offering of this property is the benefit of full planning permission to change the existing house and provide for three x 2 bedroom apartments together with a self contained one bedroom apartment to the side. There is also planning permission to construct an additional two x 4 bedroom luxury homes to the rear.
For Developers interested in a ready to go building project, the planning reference for this scheme is: 3960/19.
This truly exceptional detached residence together with its large private grounds will, therefore, appeal to the broad market including families and professionals seeking a grand home and residence located on one of Clontarfs finest addresses, along with developers and investors who seek a ready to go project in this desirable location.
Positioned on the doorstep to all that Clontarf has to offer there is an excellent selection of primary and secondary schools, shops and boutiques. The Clontarf Castle, Nolans supermarket and the newly opened Clontarf Baths as well as an abundance of fine restaurants, super pubs and specialist boutiques and salons are all within easy walking distance. Sporting enthusiasts can enjoy many recreational facilities and sports clubs with a selection of golf clubs (including The Royal Dublin and St Annes) 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 20 minutes drive and Dublin city centre is a close 3 kms distance away. The area is very well serviced by public transport with frequent bus routes and nearby DART providing swift access to the city centre and beyond.
Viewings are by appointment with Melanie Brady and David Blanc. Virtual Viewings are currently offered due to level 5 Covid restrictions.
Located on a rectangular site of approx 0.5 acre
Many original features intact
Seaviews enjoyed southwards from the front
Wonderful opportunity to purchase one of North Dublins finest homes
Full planning permission granted to develop and build. (Dublin City Council planning ref: 3960/19
Regarded as one of the most highly desirable addresses in central Clontarf
On the doorstep to a host of exceptional amenities and services including Clontarf Castle and the seafront promenade
Excellent transport services and links to the M1 and M50 motorways
4 kms Dublin city centre
20 minute drive to Dublin Airport
Hall 6.90m x 2.40m (22'8" x 7'10")
Reception Room 1 5.80m x 5.30m (19'0" x 17'5")
Reception Room 2 8.00m x 4.70m (26'3" x 15'5")
Kitchen 5.30m x 5.00m (17'5" x 16'5")
Scullery 2.55m x 2.40m (8'4" x 7'10")
Pantry 2.60m x 1.95m (8'6" x 6'5")
Utility Room 2.50m x 1.50m (8'2" x 4'11")
Boiler Room 5.30m x 2.10m (17'5" x 6'11")
WC 1.60m x 1.25m (5'3" x 4'1")
Bathroom 3.20m x 2.59m (10'6" x 8'6")
Bedroom 1 8.00m x 4.60m (26'3" x 15'1")
Bedroom 2 5.25m x 5.00m (17'3" x 16'5")
Bedroom 3 5.30m x 5.00m (17'5" x 16'5")
Bedroom 4 4.40m x 2.20m (14'5" x 7'3")
Study 2.60m x 2.40m (8'6" x 7'10")
Lobby 2.90m x 1.35m (9'6" x 4'5")
WC 1.65m x 0.25m (5'5" x 0'10")
Bathroom 2.50m x 1.60m (8'2" x 5'3")
Bedroom 5 8.00m x 4.60m (26'3" x 15'1")
Bedroom 6 4.30m x 2.20m (14'1" x 7'3")
Bedroom 7 5.80m x 5.30m (19'0" x 17'5")
Bedroom 8 5.30m x 5.00m (17'5" x 16'5")
Bedroom 9 2.60m x 2.40m (8'6" x 7'10")
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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