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10 Breffni Terrace, Breffni Road, Sandycove, Co. Dublin

4 Bed

5 Bath

319 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 319 m²
Sherry FitzGerald are delighted to present a wonderfully elegant Victorian residence of considerable style and character ideally positioned on Breffni Road in the heart of Sandycove, in what is widely regarded as one of Dublin s premier residential locations. The property has undergone a total renovation, remodelling and had a kitchen extension added since it was purchased by the current owners in 2012. The kitchen was custom designed and installed by Enigma Design who also installed fitted wardrobes in the four bedrooms along with custom designed desks in two of them and also in the Home Office. The five bathrooms were completely remodelled, three with showers and one which also has a free standing bath. There is a four-zone gas fired heating system with solar panels. Cast iron radiators were installed throughout along with wood burning stoves in both the Living and Family Rooms. Off street parking for two cars has been newly installed (following the recent Grant of Planning) and has been wired for an electric car charger. Laid out over three floors, this particularly attractive period residence provides 319 sq. m. of stunningly elegant accommodation which has retained numerous period features including ornate and intricate coving and cornicing, panelled doors and architraves, tall sash windows and shutters, original Victorian wide plank wooden floors, gallery staircase and handsome fireplaces. The generous accommodation briefly comprises a light filled hall, a Living Room, and a Home Office / Den along with a w.c. / shower room and bedroom at hall level. There are three further bedrooms and 3 bathrooms on the upper floors and return and at garden level a superb family room, dining/galley kitchen with atrium ceiling, utility / laundry room, guest w.c. and understairs storage. The appeal of this very special property is the beautiful south facing rear garden which enjoys sunshine from late morning until evening. This area is laid out in paved patio with well planted and mature raised beds. The location needs little introduction located between Dalkey Town and Sandycove & Glasthule with their excellent shops, restaurants and sea front walks. The property is within 5 minutes walk of Sandycove Beach and the Forty Foot Bathing area and just a 10 minute walk from Dalkey or Glasthule both of which have DART stations. Fitzgerald s Pub, Butler s Pantry, Sandycove Tennis Club, Cavistons, Cuala GAA, Dun Laoghaire Pier and Yacht Clubs along with a multitude of local pubs, restaurants, shops, bakeries, schools and post office etc are just some of the many nearby attractions within easy walking distance in this fantastic location. Entrance Hall 1.87m x 10.69m. welcoming entrance hall with intricate cornicing and centre rose, dado rail, cast iron radiators. Original front door with overhead fan light. Living Room 5.10m x 5.27m. beautifully appointed with exposed timber floors with inlaid central carpet, cast iron radiators, picture rail, ceiling cornicing and centre rose. Feature black marble fireplace with wood burning stove. Home office/Den 4.88m x 4.44m. located to the rear of the drawing room with exposed timber floors, marble fireplace fitted corner deck unit again by Enigma Design. Shower Room 1.60m x 2.07m. with w.c., wash hand basin, chrome heated towel rail, wet room style shower with rainwater shower head Bedroom 4 3.66m x 4.42m. double room with ceiling coving, fitted wardrobes and fitted desk unit and cast-iron fireplace. Bedroom 3 3.70m x 4.45m. exceptionally bright double room with box bay window, fitted wardrobes and fitted desk unit. Ceiling coving and cast-iron fireplace. Shower Room 2.07m x 1.60m. fully tiled with pedestal wash hand basin, w.c., corner shower unit. Bedroom 2 4.86m x 4.54m. another light filled, double bedroom with picture rail, ceiling coving fitted wardrobes and feature marble fireplace. Main Bedroom 7.19m x 4.86m. running across the front of the upper floor this impressive main bedroom, once the Piano Nobile has two picture windows both enjoying sea views over to Howth. Ornate ceiling coving and centre rose, marble fireplace and fitted wardrobes. Separate w.c. with w.c. Dressing Room 2.44m x 1.54m. neat dressing room with tiled floor. Main Bathroom 3.70m x 6.93m. wonderfully spacious bathroom with cast iron fireplace, bath with claw feet, corner shower unit and his/her wash hand basins in vanity units. Wonderful views of Killiney Hill. Family Room 6.08m x 4.83m. Spacious and cosy family room with wide plank oak floors, cast iron fireplace with solid fuel stove door to Kitchen/Dining 2.57m x 10.78m. again, with the wide plank oak floors, cast iron fireplace, Bespoke Enigma Design fitted galley kitchen with marble counter tops, pantry, and larder units. Integrated wine fridge, Fischer & Paykel American Fridge/Freezer, Neff induction hob and Neff double oven with warming drawer. Overhead attic ceiling with recessed lighting. Door to rear garden. Utility/Laundry Room 3.64m x 4.43m. Spacious utility / laundry room with floor and eye level storage units, single drainer sink unit, plumbed for washing machine. Houses dual gas boilers (4 zone heating system) and Tempest Solar hot water tank. Guest w.c. 1.42m x 1.87m. with w.c. and antique wash hand basin. Understair & Under Step storage there is an abundance of storage both under the stairs and under the front steps for golf clubs, bikes and much more.
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Property Features

  • Beautifully appointed accommodation with many original features
  • Floor area of 319 sq. m. (3,434 sq. ft. approx.)
  • Bespoke Enigma Design fitted kitchen, wardrobes, desks, and home office.
  • Off-street car parking for 2 cars to the front wired for an electric car charger
  • South facing rear garden
  • Moments' walk from the Forty Foot for your daily swim.

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