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52 Orwell Park, Rathgar, Dublin 6

€3,500,000 SALE AGREED
Detached House | 5 Beds | 5 Baths
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Property Overview:

  • For Sale by Private Treaty

Sale agreed date: 11 September 2017

Overall Floor Area: 480 Sq. Metres (5,167 Sq. Feet)

Property Description:

52 Orwell Road is a property of true distinction, an elegant six bedroom townhouse that has been finished to the highest of standards

Set over 3 floors, this neo-Victorian townhouse offers generous accommodation of approx. 480 sq m/ 5,160 sq ft whilst also being set within the exclusive and desirable location of Rathgar.

Built in 2007, the front faÞade has been thoughtfully designed with red brick bay windows and ornate Victorian details to mimic the character houses that line Orwell Road. Sitting proudly behind electric gates, you will be met with a beautifully landscaped driveway that accommodates two to three cars.

Double doors, framed by an arched window and stone pillars, welcome you into the entrance hall that like the rest of the house has been thoughtfully designed by the vender. The hall gives any discerning purchaser a taste of the detail that is found throughout the house with its wide-set Victorian style staircase, beautiful door frames and cornicing along with high ceilings and beautiful ceiling rose. From the hall, you will be led into a large kitchen / breakfast room that has been fitted with ornate cabinets designed by the acclaimed Clive Christian. From here, the kitchen opens out into a bright seating area with bay window and a second space large enough for a dining table and chairs. Around the corner, is a truly unique selling point for anybody who loves to entertain, an ornate bar with double doubles opening out to the garden patio extending the entertainment space. The bar then extends into an interconnecting drawing room and dining room which effortlessly combines a formal entertainment space with comfortable family living. The two rooms have features that emulate those found in original Victorian houses with beautiful ornate fireplaces, wide panelled timber floors and decorative ceiling roses. The rooms go one step further in design, with a tall bay window, integrated sound system and finished with beautiful wallpaper. The ground floor also offers a third reception room, guest WC, pantry and large utility room.

A beautiful staircase leads up to the first floor that comprises of an enviable master bedroom with a large bay window, walk-in wardrobe, an impressive shoe room and en suite bathroom. The bathroom boasts sauna, steam room and a Jacuzzi bath. The first floor also offers another reception room with views of the south-facing garden and two more double bedrooms, both with en suites.

The second floor has a large sixth bedroom with en suite which has been converted into a gymnasium and there is also a large study, perfect for retreating with a good book. Both rooms are bright and spacious with windows looking out to the rear garden.

The garden has been cleverly designed with a patio area and gazebo to make the most

No. 52 Orwell Road offers a rare opportunity to purchase a home in an exclusive location being located in Rathgar and also being within close proximity to Rathmines and Terenure. The surrounding area offers a variety of boutiques, cafes and excellent transport links to the City Centre. St. Stephen' s Green is situated within 4.7 km and there are plenty of well-established schools located nearby such as Rathgar Junior, Alexander College and St. Mary' s College as well as good sporting facilities. This beautiful townhouse would make an ideal home for anyone looking for a classically beautiful home located close to the heart of Dublin.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall Impressive wide hall with tiled floor, high ceiling, sweeping staircase and beautiful door frames and cornicing

Living Room Mahogany timber floor, stone fireplace, dual aspect with large bay window and two tall windows either side of the fireplace. The room also features an integrated sound system, dado rail, high ceiling, ceiling rose and cornicing

Guest WC Nicely presented guest bathroom with ceramic sink and toilet

Drawing Room Grand reception room with mahogany timber floor, high ceiling, bay window, ornate fireplace, inbuilt sound system and beautiful cornicing and ceiling rose. Double doors lead to dining room

Dining Room Following on from the drawing room, with mahogany floor, detailed ceiling rose and cornicing, integrated sound system, ornate fireplace and two more sets of double doors leading to the kitchen and bar

Bar Bright room with floor-to-ceiling windows looking out to the south facing garden. There are double doors that take you out to the patio and a second set opening out into the kitchen / breakfast room

Kitchen / Breakfast / Family Room An impressive bright room broken up into 3 separate spaces. It can be accessed through the main hall, dining room and bar. The main kitchen area boasts a Clive Christian kitchen with ornate oak island that seats four and has a cooking station. Creating an L-shape to the room is a seating area with bay window and next to this is another space that provides room for dining table and chairs which has floor to ceiling windows and doors leading out to the garden

Utility Room The utility room is generous in proportion with plenty of space for washing machine and tumble dryer

First Floor

Landing Mahogany floor, decorative door frames and cornicing and enough space for a seating area

Master Bedroom Beautiful master bedroom suite with decorative panelled walls, cornicing and large bay window. A most impressive shoe room can be found at one end of the suite with built-in mahogany units. At the other end is a very large en suite bathroom that has been beautifully tiled and offers sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi bath and a separate dressing room

Bedroom 2 The second bedroom is equally as impressive as the rest of the house with a large bay window, ornate cornicing, ceiling rose and partly panelled walls. There is an en suite bathroom that has been fully tiled and has a modern bathroom suite

Bedroom 3 Double bedroom with window looking out to the garden. Beautifully decorated with wall panels, high ceiling and cornicing. There is a good sized en suite with modern bathroom suite

Living Room / Bedroom 4 Imaginatively designed living room with built-in mahogany TV cabinet/storage. The walls are lined with faux cow skin wallpaper and a bay window draws the eye out to views of the garden. The room could be easily converted into a bedroom with en suite

Second Floor

Bedroom 5 Large double bedroom en suite with wooden floors, plenty of built in storage and enough space for a seating area

Study / Bedroom 6 Located at the top of the house, this a bright and spacious study / sixth bedroom with beautiful parquet flooring.


  • Exquisite neo-Victorian townhouse in highly desirable location
  • Approx. 480 sq m / 5160 sq ft
  • Beautifully finished to high specification
  • 4 - 6 bedrooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • South-facing private garden
  • City Centre 4.7 km

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BER No 107974784
Energy Performance Indicator: 162.93 kWh/m2/yr

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Date Entered/Renewed:

11/9/2017 (94 days ago)

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52 Orwell Park, Rathgar, Dublin 6

Distance to City Centre:

4.4 km (2.7 miles), 40 minute walk

Public transport routes that service Rathgar:

  • Bus: 15, 15A, 15B, 15C, 65, 65B

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