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Fonthill House, 19 Fonthill Abbey, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

6 Bed

3 Bath

339 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Tender
  • Overall Floor Area: 339 m²
***FOR SALE BY PRIVATE TENDER, THERE IS NO ACCESS FOR VIEWING OR INSPECTION AVAILABLE. ALL PARTIES MUST CARRY OUT THEIR FULL DUE DILIGENCE PRIOR TO THE TENDER DATE. ALL INTERESTED PARTIES TO PUT FORWARD THEIR BEST OFFER WITH SIGNED CONTRACT AND 10% DEPOSIT. THE DATE FOR RECEIPT OF TENDERS WITH SIGNED CONTRACTS AND THE 10% DEPOSIT WILL BE 4TH FEBRUARY 2022 AT 12.00PM. PLEASE CALL US IF YOU REQUIRE FURTHER INFORMATION OR WISH TO RECEIVE THE TENDER DOCUMENTATION.*** Hunters Estate Agent is delighted to present to the market this very fine detached house set on a large circa 0.5 acre site offering obvious scope for redevelopment. The house itself extends to a very generous circa 339sq.m/3.648sq.ft excluding a converted attic space of a further circa 63sq.m/678sq.ft and an attached garage. The property has spacious family accommodation comprising ground floor with 5 reception rooms including spacious reception hallway and first floor with 6 bedrooms 2 with en-suite and bathrooms. A large attic conversion on the top floor is currently in use as two further bedrooms. The property offers the potential to create a wonderful family home and also offers excellent development potential subject to planning permission. Upon entering the property, one is met with a large entrance hall with staircase rising to the first floor. To the left lies a dining room while to the right is a living room. To the rear there is a small study, a kitchen/breakfast room and a drawing room. A guest w.c completes the ground floor accommodation. A separate studio to the side provides a living/bedroom space and shower room. Rising to the first floor one finds 6 bedrooms. The master bedroom and second bedroom share an ensuite while a further family bathroom completes the accommodation at this level. The attic level has been converted and has two attic rooms currently in use as bedrooms and a shower room. The site extends to circa 0.2 Hectare/0.5 acre and is has a clearly defined boundary. Outside to the side there is an attached garage. There are currently two vehicle entrances from Ballyboden Road. The gardens are laid out mainly in lawn with a hard landscaped former tennis court. To the front there is ample off street car parking. Planning history: SD07A/0673 - Granted but later overturned on appeal by An Bord Pleanala (Pl 06S.227923) Demolition of existing 2 storey and attic level 6 bed detached house and the construction of 4 no. 2 storey and attic level 4 bed detached houses (253sq.m each), the closure of 2 no. existing vehicular entrances and the construction of a single replacement vehicular/pedestrian entrance from Ballyboden Road with on- and off-site development works. Zoning: Objective RES: To protect and/or improve residential amenity. Fonthill House is located on the well-regarded Ballyboden Road, close to Rathfarnham Village and Ballyroan. Shopping at Rathfarnham, Ballyroan, Ballinteer, Nutgrove & Dundrum Town Centre is extremely convenient. There is a large selection of both primary and secondary schools including Ballyroan Boys, Coláiste Éanna, St Columbas College, Wesley College, Loreto Beaufort, Taney National School, St Attracta's, Our Lady's, Holy Cross, Scoil Naithi and Scoil Naomh Padraig to name but a few. The property is located close to some of the citys best parks including St Endas and Marlay Park, not to mention the Dublin Mountains on your doorstep with lovely walks at Three Rock, the Hellfire Club and Massys Wood. Cruagh and Tibradden are also just up the hill. For the avid golfer, The Grange Golf Club is just around the corner with Edmondstown Golf Club and Rathfarnham Golf Club just up the road. The 61, 15d and 15b buses all stop close to the house.
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Property Features

  • Detached 5 bedroom house extending to circa 339sq.m/3.648sq.ft
  • Converted attic space of a further circa 63sq.m/678sq.ft and a large, attached garage.
  • Superb potential to create wonderful family home
  • Excellent development potential subject to planning.
  • Southerly sylvan rear aspect
  • Large self-contained studio with a variety of potential uses
  • Set in prestigious location
  • Close to Rathfarnham, Churchtown, Dundrum, Terenure, Templeogue and Ballinteer
  • Superb public transport links with easy access to the M50 & road network

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BER No: 100161033

Energy Performance Indicator: 327.21 kWh/m2/yr





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