13 Spencer Villas Adelaide Road Glenageary, Glenageary, Co. Dublin
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13 Spencer Villas Adelaide Road Glenageary, Glenageary, Co. Dublin


4 Bed

4 Bath

260 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 260 m²
A most impressive Victorian family home dating back to 1870 presented in turn key condition, enjoying an oasis of seclusion being positioned along this popular and sought after cul-de-sac off Adelaide Road in the heart of Glenageary. This charming property, abundant with character, was completely renovated, restored and extended in 2008 under the supervision of the renowned McDonald Vagge Architects. The result provides a beautiful period property, presented in excellent decorative order throughout and retaining many original features, further enhanced with spacious accommodation of approximately 260sq.m. (2,798sq.ft.) benefiting from excellent natural light. At the hall level, one is welcomed by a most elegant reception hall with original ceiling cornicing and centre rose, off which are two stunning interconnecting reception rooms with high ceilings, ceiling coving, centre roses and beautifully restored marble open fireplaces. Steps from the dining room lead down to a spectacular open plan kitchen/dining/living room with feature atrium skylights, underfloor heating and a custom designed kitchen complete with a gas fired AGA. There is an excellent discreet utility area within this space. This wonderful room enjoys magnificent views over the manicured south westerly facing rear garden designed by Damien Costello measuring approximately 27m (89ft) abundant with a wide variety of mature flowers, shrubs and trees. The remaining accommodation at the upper floor levels comprise of an enlarged landing area which leads to a very fine master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom created from a fifth bedroom, three further large double bedrooms, a family bathroom and a shower room. The location of the property needs little introduction and is steeped in history. It offers easy access to the DART located on Station Road which is just a five-minute walk away and numerous bus services. Located a short walking distance are the villages of Sandycove, Glasthule and Dalkey which boast a wealth of amenities including top class restaurants, bistros, pubs, specialised shops and boutiques. Also nearby are the famous Forty Foot at Sandycove, Killiney Hill, tennis, golf, football and Cuala GAA club. Some of Dublin’s most renowned primary and secondary schools are all within easy reach. Dun Laoghaire is nearby with its ever-walkable piers, the People’s Park (which hosts a Farmer’s market every Sunday) and numerous shops and restaurants in the town. The four yacht clubs and extensive marina at Dun Laoghaire will be of major interest to the marine and sailing enthusiasts. The convenience and desirability of this house and its location cannot be overstated. Reception Hall (9.65m x 1.90m )with lime washed oak solid timber flooring, ceiling coving, centre rose and Cloakroom with guest w.c. and wash hand basin Drawing Room (5.90m x 5.00m )with bay window to the front, a magnificent restored period marble fireplace with slate surround, slate hearth and open fire, ceiling coving, detailed centre rose, lime washed oak timber flooring and folding timber doors on Parliament hinges leading to the Dining Room (5.10m x 4.30m )with lime washed oak timber floor, ceiling coving, feature centre rose, matching magnificent restored period marble fireplace with slate hearth, slate surround, brick inset and open fire, steps down leading to a truly magnificent open plan Kitchen/Dining/Living Room (10.75m x 6.95m )with underfloor heating throughout, feature atrium rooflights and folding concertina doors to the rear garden, an excellent range of built in storage and up and over timber press units, integrated fridge/freezer, pull out larder, wine storage, built in utility area housing the washing machine & dryer, very fine gas fired AGA together with four ring Smeg gas hob, stainless steel oven, integrated stainless steel microwave, large centre island with dual undercounter stainless steel sink units, integrated Miele dishwasher, large very fine quartz worktops, Insinkerator, lime washed oak floor, further storage with sink unit & quartz worktop, very fine timber panelling in the living area, recessed lighting and further excellent storage with oak shelving First Floor Return Bedroom 1 (3.90m x 3.70m )with picture window overlooking the rear, attractive cast iron fireplace with tiled inset and built in shelving Family Bathroom with cabinet wash hand basin, wall hung w.c., bath with Hans Grohe shower over, chrome heated towel rail, tiled walls, tiled floor, window to side and underfloor heating First Floor Bedroom 2 (5.10m x 4.35m )with picture window overlooking the rear and an excellent range of built in fitted wardrobes Master Bedroom (5.90m x 4.70m )with an excellent range of built in fitted wardrobes, magnificent bay window overlooking front with ceiling coving and door leading to En Suite Bathroom with very fine dual sink units, wall hung w.c., large bath with Hans Grohe shower over, Crema Marfil marble tiled floor and part walls, built in mirrored storage medicine unit, built in shelving, chrome heated towel rail, and underfloor heating Second Floor Return Bedroom 4 (4.00m x 3.70m )with attractive picture window overlooking the rear and recessed lighting Shower Room with cabinet wash hand basin, wall hung w.c., large double shower with Hans Grohe shower unit, chrome heated towel rail, mosaic tiled floor and part walls The meticulously maintained, Damien Costello designed south westerly facing rear garden of approximately 27m (89ft) is a particular feature of this wonderful period home as it is abundant with a variety of mature flowers, shrubs and trees and incorporates a large natural stone patio area. The garden enjoys immense privacy together with sun throughout the day and is ideal for al fresco garden. Pedestrian rear access from the purpose built garden shed/plant room leads to a vehicular lane. PURPOSE BUILT GARDEN SHED/PLANT ROOM: 3m x 6.6m (9'10" x 21'8") a magnificent granite clad storage shed with plant room housing the gas fired boiler and other mechanical services.
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Property Features

  • Highly sought after and desirable residential address
  • Completely renovated, restored and extended in 2008 under the supervision of McDonald Vagge Architects
  • Replumbed and rewired in 2008
  • Overall floor area of approximately 260sqm (2,798sqft)
  • Exceptionally high BER rating of a B3 for a property of this period
  • Within a short stroll of the Forty Foot and the superb amenities in Glasthule and Sandycove villages and Dalkey Town
  • Stunning original period features fully intact
  • Manicured gardens enjoying a south westerly orientation of approximately 27m (89ft)
  • Gas fired central heating – all radiators replaced in 2008 (new boiler recently installed)
  • Underfloor heating in the open plan kitchen/living/dining space

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