28 Palmerston Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6
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28 Palmerston Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6


4 Bed

3 Bath

318 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 318 m²
Stunningly refurbished Victorian family home, rich in period detail with a spectacular light filled contemporary open plan kitchen / dining / family room overlooking the landscaped, west facing colonnade style garden, ideally positioned on one of Dublin 6 s most sought-after roads. In addition, there is a striking 2 bedroom cut stone mews to the rear with separate access. Immediately impressive as one crosses the threshold, from the pristine limestone floors beneath you to the intricate ceiling detail above, a sense of elegance, great craftmanship and style prevail and are present throughout the property, where a very considered and thorough renovation has resulted in a magnificent family home. Number 28 is everything one would expect from a house on Palmerston Road, and more. A superb feature of this imposing house is the striking single storey extension, which takes full advantage of the westerly orientation by its almost exclusive use of floor to ceiling, wall to wall glass and houses a state-of-the-art Bulthaup kitchen and an informal dining and living area. In addition to this substantial home is a contemporary cut stone two-bedroom mews (96 sqm /1,035 sqft approx.) with independent access to a residents lane to the rear of the main property. Gracious granite steps lead to an elegant hall floor where a wide, arched entrance hallway with pale walls, warm limestone flooring and discreet floor level lighting set the tone for what s to follow. Extending to 318 sq. m. / 3,423 sq. ft. approx., this fine home provides a wonderful balance of both reception and bedroom accommodation. Two superbly proportioned interconnecting reception rooms at hall level are wonderful for entertaining and feature original wide plank wood floors, beautiful marble fireplaces, and 12ft tall ceilings with intricate ceiling cornicing and centre roses. What once was the butler s pantry is now a perfect study/home office. On the first floor, there are 4 bedrooms - 3 of which are doubles including the main bedroom complemented by a generous ensuite shower room. At the top of the house is a shower room completing the accommodation upstairs. Leading down from the hall level is a beautifully crafted, contemporary oak and steel open thread staircase bringing you down to the garden level. Two tall vertical windows ensure that an abundance of natural light flows into the lower hall from the rear garden. You now enter the superbly designed open plan kitchen, dining, family space where one can relax in the warmth of the glorious west facing garden which surrounds you. Tall sliding limed oak pocket doors from the kitchen area open into a comfortable living room, completing the reception accommodation at this level. The cleverly designed utility room, guest wc / shower room and generous storage facilities are all located in the lower hall area which has independent access to the front. The contemporary cut stone two-bedroom mews at the end of the garden is also finished to the highest of standards using only the finest quality of fixtures and fittings. It comprises a fabulous open plan living/dining area and Bulthaup kitchen at ground floor with two double bedrooms above with an elegant bathroom with Villeroy and Boch fittings. The stunning west facing colonnade garden (33 x 86 ) is a wonderful recreational space, with a large wrap around limestone patio area with wide limestone steps to a raised imitation lawn with formal box planting. Surrounded on all sides by original granite walls, it creates a wonderfully private and calm space, ideal for entertaining with plenty of space to dine, socialize and star gaze in. To the front, the garden is fully bordered with hedging and has a gravelled driveway providing off street parking for several cars. Description of this fine home would not be complete without mention of its superb, sought-after location. It is within walking distance of extensive local amenities including Palmerston Park, two Luas stops at Cowper and Beechwood affording swift access to St. Stephen s Green, Dundrum and beyond in both directions. The proximity of Rathmines, Rathgar and Ranelagh villages provides a wide choice of great restaurants and local shops with Dunville Avenue and Upper Rathmines Road a few minutes stroll away. Sport clubs nearby include David Lloyd Riverview, Fitzwilliam L.T.C., Brookfield Tennis Club and Dartry Health Club. A great selection of some of Dublin s best junior and senior schools are nearby including Scoil Bhr de, Kildare Place, Alexandra College, St Mary s College, Sandford Park and Gonzaga College to name but a few. This is a genuinely special and unique family residence of distinction where tremendous thought, care and imagination have ensured the successful fusion of Victorian and contemporary architecture. The sleek, contemporary style, high quality finish and exemplary attention to detail really do ensure that this home stands out from the crowd. Add to this generous off-street parking, side pedestrian access, a west facing garden, a stunning mews residence and a highly convenient location, this is a property that has much to offer - ideal for those of you looking for a substantial period home in Dublin 6. HALL FLOOR Entrance Hall: entered through original hall door with fanlight, ceiling cornice, centre rose, archway with decorative corbels, dado rail, limestone floor, recessed lights and contemporary staircase to the garden level. Study: with limestone floor, recessed lights, ceiling cornice and built-in desk. Drawing Room: beautifully proportioned with twin sash windows, original working window shutters, Adams style marble fireplace with slate inset and hearth, ceiling cornice, centre rose, limed timber floor and tall folding doors to: Dining Room: with matching marble fireplace, ceiling cornice, centre rose, limed timber floor, sash window and floor to ceiling storage cabinets. GARDEN LEVEL Hall: with separate entrance to the front garden, limestone floor, underfloor heating, recessed lights and large understeps storage with gas boiler. Shower Room: fully tiled walls and floor with attractive limestone, Villeroy & Boch wash hand basin and wc, shower, recessed lights, wall mounted mirror, heated towel rail and attractive plantation shutters. Utility Room: with limestone floor, built-in units, LG washing machine, Zanussi dryer and stainless steel sink unit. Open Plan Kitchen / Dining / Family Room: beautiful outlook over the landscaped garden with floor to ceiling glazing, two large sliding doors, rooflight, limestone floor, underfloor heating and spotlights. Kitchen: stunning Bulthaup kitchen with brushed steel central island, large sink with mixer tap, 4 door AGA with twin hotplates and warming plate, extensive recessed wall and floor units, 4 ring Gaggenau electric hob with side extractor, Siemens oven with warming drawer, Siemens microwave oven with warming drawer, two Siemens integrated dishwashers and two Siemens integrated fridge/freezers. Living Room: entered through sliding pocket doors with limestone floor, underfloor heating, contemporary raised hearth with gas fire, recessed lights and plantation shutters. FIRST FLOOR Landing: with ceiling cornice, recessed lights, dado rail and Velux rooflight. Bedroom 1: large double room overlooking the front garden with extensive built-in wardrobes, ceiling cornice, recessed lights and alcove mirrors. Shower Ensuite: with grey Pietre Serena stone floor and walls, large shower with Hans Grohe shower, heated towel rail, timber and mirrored wall cabinet, Velux rooflight and recessed lights. Bedroom 2: double room with built-in wardrobes, ceiling cornice and recessed lights. Bedroom 3: single bedroom overlooking the rear garden with built-in double drawer unit and wardrobes, ceiling cornice and recessed lights. Bedroom 4: with ceiling cornice, recessed lights, built-in wardrobes, desk and shelving. Shower Room: fully tiled with attractive limestone, Villeroy & Boch wash hand basin and wc, step-in shower, heated towel rail, timber and mirrored wall cabinet and Velux rooflight. MEWS MEWS GROUND FLOOR Open Plan Kitchen / Living / Dining Room: Kitchen: Bulthaup kitchen with a range of wall and floor units, brushed steel countertop, timber splashback, Siemens oven, Siemens microwave, Siemens electric hob, Siemens extractor fan, Siemens integrated dishwasher, Siemens fridge, Siemens freezer, Siemens washing machine, Zanussi dryer, limestone floor, recessed lights and sliding patio door to the garden. Door to lane also. Living area with contemporary raised gas fire with brushed steel surround, alcove shelving, recessed lights and door to garden. Understairs storage. MEWS FIRST FLOOR Landing: with panoramic window to rear, large roof light, oak staircase, oak floor and oak handrail. Bedroom 1: double room with recessed lights. Bedroom 2: double room with recessed lights. Bathroom: with Villeroy & Boch wc, wash hand basin and bath, shower cubicle with Hans Grohe shower, hotpress, rooflight, heated towel rail, grey Pietre Serena stone wall tiles and recessed lights.
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