- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 269 m²
A magnificent Victorian, bay windowed, period residence superbly located on one of Dublin 4's most sought after and popular residential roads, and on the sunny south westerly side of Pembroke Park, minutes from Herbert Park, Ballsbridge, and Donnybrook.
Number 21, which was built in circa 1899 by J&W Beckett (Samuel Beckett's grandfather's firm) extends to approximately 269sq.m (2,900sqft) and briefly comprises: entrance porch with stained glass lead lighted hall door leading to a wide welcoming reception hall with downstairs w.c., and understairs cloaks storage/pantry. There are two well-proportioned interconnecting reception rooms, the drawing room to the front with bay window, both with high ceilings and open fireplaces. Off the inner hall, to the back of the house, you will find the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen being extremely well fitted and having the benefit of a gas/electric Aga, and double doors with access out to the rear garden. An impressive staircase leads upstairs where there are four double bedrooms, plus an attic/fifth bedroom. Two of the bedrooms are ensuite, with a large ensuite bathroom off the main bedroom. There is also a separate family shower/main bathroom.
Outside, to the front there is a gravelled driveway providing ample off street car parking, and a lawn area with mature flowerbeds and a gated side access. To the rear, there is a sunny south-west facing, low maintenance garden, with raised flowerbeds, pedestrian rear access and boiler room/utility.
Pembroke Park, one of Dublin 4's most desirable roads, is located in the heart of Ballsbridge and Donnybrook, and a short walk from Herbert Park. There are many excellent primary and secondary schools in the vicinity to include: St Mary's National School, Muckross Park College, Gonzaga College, St Conleth's, St Michael's, Marian College, The Teresian School, Ranelagh Multi Denominational School, as well as Gaelscoil Lis na né"g, and Scoil Bréde. It is also exceptionally convenient to UCD and Trinity College Dublin.
Local amenities in the area include Herbert Park with the RDS, The Aviva Stadium, Donnybrook and Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Clubs, Milltown and Elm Park Golf Clubs, Merrion Cricket Club, Bective and Old Belvedere Rugby Clubs. Ranelagh, Ballsbridge, and Donnybrook Villages are only a short stroll away offering an array of excellent eateries, public houses, and many convenient stores.
Entrance Porch (1.75m x 1.30m ) with original tiled floor and lead lighted stain glass hall door.
Reception Hall (4.85m x 3.95m ) with high ceilings, ceiling coving and polished timber flooring. A magnificent original staircase with mahogany handrail.
Downstairs w.c. with pedestal wash hand basin, Victorian w.c., polished timber floors and high ceiling.
Drawing Room (4.95m x 4.75m ) with bay window 1.05m x 2.60m (3'5 x 6'6), high ceilings, ceiling coving, polished timber flooring, attractive open fireplace with tiled inset and hearth, original sliding double doors through to
Dining Room (5.10m x 4.90m ) with high ceilings, matching fireplace, polished timber flooring and two windows overlooking rear garden. Door with steps down to kitchen/breakfast room area.
Inner Hallway with understairs cloaks cupboard/pantry.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room (7.30m x 4.30m ) overall measurement, with original stove area which has been removed, and now has excellent storage with timber overmantle, hotpress, recessed downlighting, ceiling coving and tiled floor. The Kitchen is extremely well fitted with an excellent range of solid wood hand painted, cream press and drawer units, gas/electric Aga, display cabinets, six ring gas hob, Belfast sink unit with polished black granite worktops, integrated fridge & larder press, part tiled walls, tiled floors, double doors out to courtyard and rear garden.
FIRST FLOOR RETURN magnificent original staircase with mahogany handrail leading up
Bedroom 3/Home Office (3.90m x 2.60m )overlooking the rear garden.
Family Bathroom/Shower Room (3.00m x 2.70m )with pedestal wash hand basin, Victorian style w.c., step in tiled shower, tiled floor and recessed downlighting.
FIRST FLOOR PROPER
Bedroom 1/Main Bedroom (4.85m x 4.85m )to the front with bay window, with two sets of excellent fitted wardrobes, high ceiling with ceiling coving and door to
Ensuite Bathroom (3.95m x 3.45m )originally a bedroom, with w.c., vanity wash hand basin with presses beneath, shelving with mirror above, recessed downlighting, jacuzzi tiled bath, step in tiled shower, heated towel rail, ceiling coving and picture sash window overlooking front garden.
Bedroom 2 (5.15m x 4.85m )to the rear, with excellent fitted wardrobes, fitted shelving with integrated study desk and presses to the side. Door to
Ensuite Shower Room with pedestal wash hand basin, w.c., step in tiled shower, tiled walls and floors and recessed down lighting.
SECOND FLOOR RETURN
Bedroom 4 (4.10m x 3.85m )Comfortable double bedroom with original sash window.
Attic Room/Bedroom 5 (4.90m x 3.00m )original to the house, with box bay window, tiled fireplace, recessed downlighting, door to undereaves storage with Velux roof light.
Landing with access to attic store with water tank.
To the front there is a railed, hedged garden mainly in lawn with mature flowerbeds, and a large gravelled driveway providing ample off street parking with gated side access to the rear.
The rear garden has a sunny, south westerly aspect, laid out in low maintenance paving measuring approximately 7.5m (24'7) in length x 10.80m (35'5") in width, with pedestrian rear access onto Morehampton Lane and separate boiler/utility room measuring 2.39m x 2.90m (7'10" x 9'6").
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