- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 469 m²
Towering over the jagged coastline, Longford Terrace echoes the grace, charm and style of bygone days while taking in panoramic views across Dublin Bay to Howth. Rich in both elegant proportions and intricate period details, together with a sun filled garden to the rear with double gates opening onto Link Road, Number 16 offers itself as an immensely appealing period residence ready to be transformed into an enviable family home. Located in the ever popular suburb of Monkstown, which exudes a relaxed atmosphere and friendly welcome a superb feature of these imposing waterside homes is the vast accommodation (469sq.m/5,050sq.ft. approx.) laid out over four floors, providing great flexibility in how to live in them and an excellent balance of accommodation, ensuring a broad appeal to buyers looking along the coastline.
An end of terrace residence, it is afforded a slightly wider site than others on the road, along with side vehicular access from Link Road, a unique attribute. Granite steps lead up to the exquisite principal entrance hall, boasting an abundance of its original features. Off the inner hall there is a kitchenette and two beautiful interconnecting reception rooms which showcase both the graciousness and sophistication which make these homes so desirable. You can enter the garden at this level and there is also a guest w.c.. As you rise up the stairs a feature arched window throws southerly light into the hall stairs and landing and on the next floor the spectacular, dual aspect drawing room spans the entire with of the house and has very special views down the coastline. There is a further bedroom at this level and a bathroom. Rise up the stairwell once more and there is a shower room on the return. On the top floor there are four further bedrooms, two of which have beautiful ocean views. Back on the ground floor, there are two large reception rooms which could also be used as bedrooms and a further smaller reception room along with a bathroom. A further unique feature to this property is the additional entryway directly into ground floor of the house from Link Road.
There is a wonderfully private south facing garden (L.51 x W.50 ) to the rear bordered by mature trees and hedging, with paved patio area ideal for catching the sun s rays. The side of the garden has both pedestrian and vehicular access to Link Road.
Located in the ever popular suburb of Monkstown, which exudes a relaxed atmosphere and friendly welcome, the terrace was constructed circa 1842 by Thomas Bradley, attributed to the architects Murray and Papworth, and was once described as an aristocratic and commanding pile . Positioned between Monkstown village and the water s edge, there are a vast array of amenities within a stone s throw of the Terrace. Residents enjoy superb ease of access to its popular shops, bars and restaurants along with marine leisure facilities and coastal walks. The villages of both Blackrock and Dun Laoghaire provide a further array of cafes, restaurants, boutiques and hostelries while Salthill DART station is immediately opposite to the property. The area is also well served by an excellent choice of schools, sailing, tennis and golf clubs.
Entrance Hall with direct access from Link Road
Internal lobby with hot press, laminate wood floor, wood clad walls, access to under stairs storage
Reception 1 6.55m x 5.03m. to the front of the house with laminate wood floor, two by sliding sash windows with window shutters, feature fireplace and timber clad ceiling
Reception 2/Bedroom 6 4.34m x 5.64m. feature fireplace surround, laminate wood floor, sliding sash window with working window shutters
Reception 3 2.21m x 4.11m. feature fireplace, laminate wood floor, sliding sash window.
Rear lobby tiled floor, wood paneled walls, sink, access to two storage areas and access to lower patio.
Entrance Hall hall door surrounded by glazing, brass handrail, dado rail, picture rail, intricate ceiling coving, centre rose, glazed door with glazed surround leading to inner hall.
Inner hall ceiling coving, laminate wood floor and centre rose
Kitchenette 2.21mx 4.11m. laminate wood floor, wall and floor units, hob, plumbed for two dishwashers, stainless steel sink, ceiling coving
Living Room 6.55m x 5.94m. centre rose, ceiling coving, picture rail, feature fireplace with tiled inset, sliding sash windows with working window shutters, double door through to the dining room.
Dining Room 4.50m x 5.79m. picture rail feature fireplace with tiled inset, ceiling coving, centre rose, sliding sash window flanked by ornate stained glass glazing, working window shutters.
Rear Hall access to garden and storage closet
Guest wc tiled floor, part tiled walls, part wood clad walls, w.c., and w.h.b.
Return landing with laminate floor, feature arched window with working window shutters, decorative archway, picture rail.
Drawing Room 9.07m x 5.18m. dual aspect and spanning the entire width of the house with four by large light bearing sliding sash windows with working window shutters and panoramic views, hardwood floors, intricate ceiling coving, feature marble surround fireplace with tiled inset, half paneled walls and picture rail
Bedroom 1 4.42m x 5.79m. feature marble surround fireplace, hardwood floors, sliding sash window with working window shutters, picture rail and ceiling coving.
Bathroom 3.05m x 4.42m. lobby with hot press and timber clad ceiling, tiled floor, wall mounted towel rail, part tiled walls, w.c., w.h.b. bidet, bath, sliding sash window with working window shutters, ceiling coving, access to attic storage area created from the original ceiling height.
Return with laminate wood floor
Shower room tiled floor and walls, WC, WHB, step in shower cubicle.
Bedroom 2 5.79m x 5.18m. ceiling coving, picture rail, feature fireplace, two by sliding sash windows, with working window shutters, beautiful views of Dublin Bay
Bedroom 3 4.42m x 5.79m. built-in wardrobes, ceiling coving, dual aspect, two by sliding sash windows, working window shutters, beautiful views down the coastline
Bedroom 4 3.20m x 5.18m. ceiling coving, sliding sash window, working window shutters,
Bedroom 5 2.21m x 4.42m. built-in wardrobes, ceiling coving, sliding sash window with working window shutters.
From Blackrock proceed along Seapoint Avenue passing Clifton Terrace on your right, Longford Terrace is on the right hand side just before the Salthill /Monkstown DART Station. No. 16 is the first house on the second terrace (at the corner with the Link Road), marked by the SherryFitzGerald Auction board.
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