- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 205 m²
MOVEHOME ESTATE AGENTS ... are honoured to offer an exquisite 4-bedroom semi-detached period property which spans over 205 m² / 2207 ft² of luxury on four separate levels with truly gorgeous proportions throughout. Number 18 was beautifully refurbished, sensitively restored and wonderfully extended with great vision, to achieve an energy efficient home of distinction with a C2 energy rating. A perfect balance of elegant accommodation by the renowned master builder Alexander Strain, who from the outset was determined to build spacious and high-quality family dwellings when he first started construction in the area on nearby Iona Road in 1904 and who completed this prominent property in 1909. Number 18 has a captivating and stylishly presented interior and the light colours and beautiful blend of furnishings provide a vibrant and contemporary feel to create an exceptional home of distinction, which combines enormous character and all the comforts and conveniences one could wish for.
Located on the prestigious Iona Drive with a large west facing rear garden and great kerb appeal with the red-brick exterior with deep bay windows and granite sills, lintels, and plinth, give the viewer a hint of the style and attention to detail that is on offer behind the beautiful original front door. The accommodation comprises a large welcoming hallway with under-stairs storage, original stain glass hall windows and leading on to the two generously proportioned interconnecting reception rooms with 3m high ceilings, original flooring, and ornate coving. The living room to the front has a beautiful marble fireplace as the main focal point with a bay window flooding the room with light throughout the day. Discreet double doors lead to the family room also with another impressive original marble fireplace, high ceilings and modern sliding doors that lead to an amazing extension to the rear.
The kitchen and breakfast room are located on the right and are spacious, interconnected and fitted with a range of quality floor and wall units with ample room for the family to dine. The original fireplace sits with pride in the centre of the room and hosts an Aga oven and is viewed from the lounge area which has side access to the garden. A very pleasant surprise is the continued flow of accommodation on the lower ground floor and the extension to the original structure hosts a bathroom with a power shower. another living room, a spacious double bedroom, and a hot press. These hidden treasures both overlook the fantastic rear private landscaped garden and could be a separate living quarter for guests or family when they visit.
On the first-floor return there is a bathroom, separate WC and a rear double bedroom overlooking the garden, with the original feature fireplace. On the first floor are two double bedrooms both of which have their original flooring and period fireplaces. The front double room is an expansive light filled dream and spans the width of the property, with the opportunity to add an ensuite and walk in wardrobe and has an original cast iron fireplace and window with an easterly orientation. Storage is also available in the attic and the access point is fitted with a Stira stairs and discreet. This can easily be converted to the 5th bedroom (subject to P.P) as it offers additional space for the growing family.
This particular stretch of beautifully maintained period houses are set on a very quiet road with amazing gardens and rarely come to the market.
The gardens are a particular feature in this fully refurbished period home, the front garden is partly laid in lawn and mature plants and flowers. There is a pedestrian gate to the main front door and another access gate to the side for bikes and bins. There is an abundance of mature trees and shrubbery that create a wonderful setting to the rear and the west facing garden has been landscaped to create a stunning contemporary garden with mature planting and lawn area. The westerly orientation ensures plenty of sunshine and the gardens are very private.
This fine residence is superbly located, close to a plethora of amenities including shops, schools, colleges, churches, bus services, railway, and many sporting and recreational facilities. The Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin Cemetery and the award-winning Interactive Museum Exhibition are all within walking distance. For the sports enthusiast, Na Fianna GAA Club is on your doorstep. Easy access is enjoyed to the City Centre, IFSC, East Point Business Park, Dublin Airport, Port Tunnel, DCU, Whitehall College of Further Education and the M1 and M50. The Bon Secours & The Mater Hospital are all within easy reach of this superb property. There are a host of excellent well-established schools within walking distance and major colleges such as Trinity College, Dublin City University, Grange Gorman, and Whitehall Further Education College. Griffith Park that extends to 7.5 Hectares is within striking distance and the Tolka River meanders through this wonderful local park.
Early viewing is essential to appreciate all this wonderful period home has to offer and is by appointment with MOVEHOME ESTATE AGENTS... 01-8844690
GROUND FLOOR (Floor Area 127 m² including lower ground floor)
Hallway - 7.3m x 2.07m an impressive entrance hallway with high ceiling and original features including original wooden flooring, currently carpeted, bright glass hall door inset, ceiling covings and ceiling rose. Under stairs storage with access from the hall to
Front Living Room - 4.38m x 4.05m (plus Bay Window 3.13m x 1.63m) The living room to the front has a magnificent marble fireplace as the main focal point, other features include carpeted flooring, picture rails, covings and ceiling rose. The bay window with glass inset, floods the room with light and double doors lead to the dining room.
Dining Room - 4.06m x 3.85m Another fine reception room with original marble fireplace, fully carpeted, picture rails, ceiling covings and rose. Sliding glass doors give access to the rear extension lounge and breakfast room. Another side door leads to the main hallway
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Lounge Area - 4.7m x 2.6m this large extension flows from the lounge onto the kitchen and breakfast room area and enjoys side access to the rear garden
Kitchen & Breakfast Room - 6.7m x 3.7m Fitted with a range of floor and wall units with open shelving, also fitted oven and gas hob. Rear window from the kitchen overlooks discreet service area. Large dining area with a beautiful original fireplace and Aga unit. The floor is laid in ceramic style tiles reflecting light with doors leading on to the extended rear area.
Rear Hall - 3.5m x 1.16m with access to the bathroom, hot press and leading on to the rear living room and 4th bedroom
Downstairs Bathroom - 2.3m x 1.6m WHB & WC and Shower with wall & floor tiles and side double glazed window
Rear Living Room - 4.57m x 2.43m Spacious room with wooden flooring, storage shelves and sliding doors to rear west facing garden
Bedroom 4 - 3.61m x 2.31m plus (2.2m x 1.81m) Spacious double bedroom to the very rear with laminate flooring and an abundance of natural light overlooking the garden
FIRST FLOOR RETURN (Floor Area 25 m²)
Bedroom 3 - 3.61m x 3.32m plus 2.3m x 1.1.2m entrance. Spacious double room with original fireplace and wooden flooring.
Bathroom - 2.46m x 2.35m Spacious room hosting a WC and corner power shower, with side frosted window and hot press
WC - 1.70m x 0.92m separate WC room with tiled flooring and side window
FIRST FLOOR (Floor Area 50 m²)
Main Landing - 2.2m x 1.8m Carpeted flooring and natural light with access to the front two bedrooms and attic access STIRA stairs or possible 5th bedroom
Bedroom 1 - 6.08m x 4.02m (plus bay window 3.10m x 1.3m) Very large main bedroom to the front of the property with original cast iron fireplace, original wooden flooring, picture rails, ceiling covings and ceiling rose. Free standing wardrobes provide storage and high ceilings spanning 2.9m.
Bedroom 2 - 4.15m x 3.62m Also a generous double room with an original cast iron fireplace and wooden flooring. Free standing wardrobes provide storage and windows overlook the rear garden.
Attic - Access with a newly fitted STIRA stairs currently used as storage (possible 5th bedroom subject to P.P)
Rear Garden - 20m x 10m with a manicured lawn, mature plants and shrubs with a westerly aspect and side pedestrian access. There is also a discreet storage area to the side extension that hosts garden materials and bikes.
OVERALL FLOOR AREA APPROX: 205 m² / 2207 ft²
**Please note all measurements and floor plans are approximate and provided for guidance only**
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