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€3,700,000 SALE AGREED

Theberton, 67 Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

5 Bed

3 Bath

500 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 500 m²
Site area 0.53acres (approx.) with vehicular and pedestrian access to the rear. Excellent development potential (subject to Planning Permission) An opportunity not to be overlooked! We have great pleasure in offering to the market this imposing two storey over garden level bay windowed, Victorian era dwelling benefiting from an enviable southwest facing aspect and a large rear garden (total site area approximately 0.53acres). Without doubt, a combination that is hard to find and rarely becomes available in such a sought after and prime south Dublin suburb that enjoys such convenience to the City Centre. This appealing and spacious home is situated on Merrion Road, midway between the junctions with Ailesbury Road and Shrewsbury Road, two of Dublin's most noteworthy thoroughfares. Dublin City Centre / St Stephens Green is approximately 4km to the north. The area has a good choice of local services and amenities with the Merrion Shopping Centre and the villages of both Donnybrook and Sandymount being within easy reach. Public transport services include the Dart Rail Line and several frequent Dublin bus routes. In addition to the UCD Belfield Campus, A number of well-regarded schools, are also within walking distance. These include St Michael's College, Willow Park, Blackrock College, St Conleths College, Muckross Park College, Gonzaga College and Sandford Park. The property benefits from a vehicular & pedestrian Right of Way along its northwest boundary which is shared with the access avenue to Wanderers FC (Rugby Club). This presents a development opportunity (subject to P.P) to the rear of the house while still preserving a generous garden with the existing dwelling. Description Set back from the road, "Theberton" is an elegant semi-detached red brick family home which extends to approximately 500sqm, (5,382sq. ft), to include a self-contained and independently accessed apartment/au-pair suite at garden level. To the front there is a railed garden which is finished in loose gravel and has off street parking for several cars. The extensive rear gardens (43m x 15m approx.) are bordered by a cut stone granite wall, the gardens are mainly in lawn and planted with a wide selection of mature flowering shrubs and fruit trees. There is also a large patio area adjacent to the rear of the dwelling. The orchard, (23m x 32m approx.) which traverses the boundary of the neighbouring property provides scope for possible development (subject to the granting of Planning Permission) of an individual detached marque home, or the possible development of several premium semi-detached / terraced town residences. These wonderfully mature and private gardens benefit from day long sunshine due to the south westerly aspect and further add to the appeal of this special and rare property. With access at both Garden level and Hall level, the property is generously proportioned throughout and still retains many of the period details which would have been synonymous with its period of construction. These would include original fireplace surrounds and magnificent decorative plasterwork and ceiling roses. The accommodation is extremely spacious and offers endless possibilities in terms of usage and configuration. A flight of granite steps leads up to the Hall Level and large "L" shaped Reception Hall, off which is the original Butler's Pantry, cloak store and Guest WC. To the front is the Drawing Room with its ornate coving, centre rose and marble fireplace, in addition there is a bay window overlooking the front garden. To the rear is the Living Room with an open fireplace. Next to this is the Study, also with an open fireplace and an original box bay window which provides a wonderful vantage point to look out over the large rear garden and orchard beyond. The garden can be accessed directly from the Study by a flight of steps. Returning to the Reception Hall, the sweeping staircase leads up to the first floor where there are four large double Bedrooms, a Shower Room, and a Bathroom with original period fittings. The Garden Level accommodation can be accessed from the Reception Hall and independently from the front garden. The bay windowed Kitchen to the front is well appointed with floor and eye level units together with an island unit. There is also a separate Utility Room / Pantry. An inner hallway leads to a Family Room and Dining Room, both of which look onto the rear garden and have original fireplace surrounds. The apartment / au pair suite can be accessed from the inner hall or separately from the front garden. This is fully self-contained to include a double Bedroom and an open plan Living / Kitchen area. It also enjoys direct access to the rear garden. The Accommodation Garden Level: Hall: with under step storage. Kitchen: with fitted floor and eye level press units, Island unit and a gas fired range cooker. Pantry/ Utility Room: with fitted press units and plumbing for a washing machine. Inner Hall: with a Guest wc, Hot Press and access to the apartment / au-pair suite. Dining Room: with an fine mantlepiece and windows to the rear garden. Family Room: with a fine mantlepiece and access to the Sunroom and garden beyond. Sunroom: with access to the rear garden. Self-Contained Apartment: Hall, (with access to the front garden and main dwelling). Wc, Bedroom: with a recently upgraded Ensuite Shower Living / Kitchen, with access to the rear garden Hall Level: Reception Hall: with an ornate ceiling rose, decorative coving and fine stained glass ruby window. Cloak Room: leading to, Guest WC, Butler's Pantry: with fine shelved units and original timber sink unit. Drawing Room: with a fine Victorian marble mantelpiece and a bay window to the front. Living Room: with a fine marble mantelpiece and windows to the rear. Study: with a fine Victorian marble mantelpiece and original feature bay window incorporating access to the rear garden. First Floor: Master Bedroom: with a bay window and built-in wardrobes. Bedroom: double room to the front with a fine marble mantelpiece. Bedroom: double room to the rear with a dual aspect. Fine marble mantelpiece. Bedroom: double room to the rear with a fine marble mantelpiece. Bathroom: with bath, Royal Dulton Victorian w.c., fine w.h.b. Shower Room: with a wc, whb and step in shower. Features: Spacious Victorian family home extending to approximately 500sqm (5,382sq.ft) Southwest facing rear aspect. Site area of approximately 0.53acres (0.214 hectares) Exceptionally large rear garden with potential for development (subject to pp) All period features still in place and well maintained. Fully self-contained apartment / au-pair suite at Garden level. Superbly located close to all essential amenities. Gas fired central heating.
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Property Features

  • Spacious Victorian family home extending to approximately 500sqm (5,382sq.ft)
  • Site area of approximately 0.53acres (0.214 hectares)
  • Exceptionally large rear garden with potential for development (subject to pp)
  • Fully self-contained apartment / au-pair suite at Garden level.
  • All period features still in place and well maintained.
  • Transport links include Dart (Sydney Parade) and several Dublin Bus routes.
  • Vehicular & Pedestrian Right of Way along the adjoining avenue.

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  • Gas Fired Central Heating
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Colin Smyth