Presenting a wonderful and rare opportunity to acquire a substantial two-storey over basement, terraced Victorian townhouse with off-street parking to the front and original coach house to rear, which is accessed off Louis Lane.
Nicely positioned at the Rathmines-end of sought-after Leinster Road, Rathmines town centre is only a few minutes stroll away with all its social and essential amenities. Although in need of upgrading and modernisation, this superb property retains many original, bespoke features to include high ceilings with ornate cornicing, centre roses, fireplaces and window shutters to name but a few. Of particular note are the granite steps, which lead to the basement accommodation. The property offers further potential for the development of the coach house to the rear, which has its own access from Louis Lane (subject to relevant planning permission).
Entered through a large front garden, providing off street car parking and bordered by mature trees and shrubbery, the property can be accessed at basement level and entrance hall level via a granite staircase. At hall level, the property briefly comprises a welcoming hallway, drawing room, dining room (currently laid out as a bedroom), study and bedroom. At first floor level, there are two bedrooms, a further study (currently laid out as a bedroom) with a shower room and a main bathroom. The kitchen/breakfast room, utility area, a sitting room (currently laid out as a bedroom) and guest w.c. at are all located at basement level and complete the accommodation. The property is further enhanced by valuable off-street parking and generous rear garden, which is wonderfully mature and private.
The convenience of this location speaks for itself. It is only a short commute to the city centre, whilst all of the amenities that Rathmines town centre has to offer are literally on your doorstep! Some of Dublin's finest schools primary and secondary schools are also nearby. Rathgar, Ranelagh and the city centre are all within a gentle stroll.
Presenting a wonderful opportunity for a range of purchasers, viewing comes highly recommended!
Original coach house to rear accessed off Louis Lane
Original house is rich in unique period features
Versatile accommodation of 258sq.m. approx
Private, mature rear garden
Original coach house offers mews potential (subject to relevant planning permisison)
Superbly located in the heart of Rathmines
Entrance Hallway Superb entrance hallway with feature high ceilings (11ft). Fan light, ceiling coving and centre rose. Decorative arch to inner hallway.
Drawing Room 5.50m x 4.78m (18'1" x 15'8") Feature high ceiling (11ft), ceiling cornicing, centre rose, picture rail and shutters on window. Open fireplace with slate hearth and surround. Door to enclosed book-shelves. Timber flooring.
Study 3.69m x 2.24m (12'1" x 7'4") Picture rail. Built-in book-shelving.
Dining Room / Bedroom 3 4.39m x 3.46m (14'5" x 11'4") Currently in use as a bedroom. Feature fireplace with tiled surround and slate hearth. Ceiling cornicing, picture rail, centre rose and working shutters on window.
Bedroom 4 3.22m x 2.92m (10'7" x 9'7") Located to the rear, small double. Ceiling coving and window shutters. Fitted wardrobes.
Hallway Spacious hallway with window looking into kitchen. Wood flooring. Door to: -
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 6.53m x 5.19m (21'5" x 17'0") The heart of this home. Range of wall and base units with tiled splashback incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit, Rangemaster with 6-ring gas hob. Tiled flooring. Arch to kitchenette with range of wall and base units with tiled splashback incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit and integrated oven. Feature open fireplace with stone surround and timber mantel. Timber flooring. Door to:
Utility Room 2.35m x 1.25m (7'9" x 4'1") Plumbed for washing machine. Access to shelved hot press. Tiled flooring.
Inner Hallway Tiled floor. Granite staircase to hall level accommodation
Sitting Room / Bedroom 5 4.07m x 3.21m (13'4" x 10'6") Currently laid out as a bedroom. Spacious room with glazed French doors to rear garden.
Guest W.C. 2.68m x 0.85m (8'10" x 2'9") Located under stairs with w.h.b. and w.c.. Part tiled walls and flooring.
Reading Area Overlooking rear garden with feature fireplace and shutters on window. Spot lighting. Tiled flooring. Glazed door to garden.
First Floor Level Galley-style staircase with large skylight allowing for ample natural light. Arched ceiling.
Bedroom 1 6.80m x 3.92m (22'4" x 12'10") Spacious double room, spanning the width of the property with two windows overlooking front garden. Feature ceiling cornicing and shutters on windows. Fitted wardrobes and w.h.b. in vanity unit. Bath with overhead telephone attachment.
Study 4.25m x 4.12m (13'11" x 13'6") Double room with ceiling coving. Electric Velux window. Door to:
Shower Ensuite 2.63m x 1.45m (8'8" x 4'9") Fully tiled shower, w.h.b. and w.c.. Tiled to dado level.
Bedroom 2 4.20m x 4.16m (13'9" x 13'8") Spacious double room, overlooking rear garden. Shutters on window. Wood flooring.
Bathroom 2.70m x 2.57m (8'10" x 8'5") Suite incorporating bath with overhead shower attachment, w.c., w.h.b.. Part tiled walls. Wood flooring.
About the Area
Rathmines is a vibrant suburb on the southside of Dublin, about 3 kilometres south of the city centre. It effectively begins at the south side of the Grand Canal and stretches along the Rathmines Road as far as Rathgar to the south, Ranelagh to the east and Harold's Cross to the west. Rathmines has thriving commercial and civil activity and is well-known across Ireland as part of a traditionally known "flatland" - providing rented accommodation to newly arrived junior civil servants and third level students coming from outside the city since the 1930s.
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