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2 Cliff Terrace, Breffni Road, Sandycove, Co. Dublin

5 Bed

3 Bath

252 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 252 m²
Sherry FitzGerald proudly bring to the market this exceptionally fine imposing mid terrace two storey over garden level double fronted period home which has been cleverly extended and will surely appeal to all those in search of something a little bit special. No. 2 Cliff Terrace is a wonderfully elegant home constructed circa 1850 and standing proud on this distinctive and picturesque Victorian Terrace. This is a splendid period residence of exceptional appeal where the Victorian atmosphere prevails with many Period features intact; to include ceiling cornice work, fireplaces, and working shutters, all of which complement the modern d cor and create a strikingly luxurious home of distinction. Set back off Breffni Road with off-street car parking to the front and granite steps to the front door, No.2 Cliff Terrace is bound to appeal to families and empty nesters alike. As you enter the welcoming entrance hall you are immediately struck by the light filled accommodation; there are four nicely appointed rooms at this level, three of which have Belle Chimnee marble fireplaces with coal effect gas fires. To the right are two interconnecting formal reception rooms and to the left are the study and library with bespoke Kelly Design fitted bookshelves and storage cupboards. Steps lead down to the garden level. Overhead you have the spacious principal bedroom which enjoys sea views and has both Bespoke Kelly Design fitted wardrobes, a stunning walk-in dressing room and a discrete ensuite shower room. Completing the accommodation there are two further double rooms and the family bathroom. The true impact of the extension is only appreciated as you walk down the steps into the stunning kitchen/dining area you can see this is the real heart of the home. With large double height atrium ceiling and large bifold floor to ceiling doors the outlook onto the garden is resplendent. The high gloss floor level fitted kitchen with gas fired Aga and Island unit is wonderfully practical and there is a spacious pantry/utility room providing additional storage just off. The dining/living area is equally impressive and is ideal for dining, doing homework or just chilling. At this lower level there is also a kids tv room and two additional double bedrooms both serviced by a superb wet room. The garden, like the house is delightful low maintenance and split-level in design and bounded by granite walls. There is a large granite terrace off the kitchen area, steps lead up to a central lawned area bounded by gravel pathways and raised beds with a selection of olive trees. Two original cordyline trees divide the garden and shield the large circular sunken firepit with sitting area this area also houses the granite garden room. Floor Area 252 sq. m. (2,713 sq. ft. approx.) Hall Level Entrance Hall: with polished wide plank pine floorboards, ornate ceiling coving and centre rose Reception 1: 3.90m x 3.42m. nicely appointed reception room with marble fire with coal effect gas fire, polished pine floorboards, ceiling coving and centre rose. Interconnecting Reception 2: 3.70m x 3.15m. bifold doors, polished pine floorboards, ceiling coving and centre rose, matching marble fireplace with coal effect gas fire Study: 3.64m x 3.58m. again, with polished pine floors, ceiling coving and centre rose. Fitted bespoke Kelly Design bookshelves, marble fireplace with coal effect gas fire and bifold doors to Library 3.91m x 3.7m. again, with polished pine floors, ceiling coving and centre rose, bespoke Kelly Design fitted bookshelves and storage units First Floor Landing: bright landing with polished pine floors and picture window Bathroom with double doors and overhead fan light, part tiled, part wood panelled, w.c., wash hand basin on pedestal, bath with shower attachment. Recessed lighting Main bedroom 3.93m x 4.47m. polished pine floors, recessed lighting, ceiling coving and sea views. Kelly Design fitted wardrobes, double doors to Walk in wardrobe fully fitted walnut wardrobe again by Kelly Design, wood panelled walls, inlaid mirror and concealed door to En-Suite fully tiled with wash hand basin and vanity unit, w.c., chrome heated tower rail, fitted mirror and shower cubicle with overhead rainwater shower head and shower attachment. Bedroom 2 3.52m x 3.58m. double room with fitted wardrobes, ceiling coving, picture rail and centre rose. Bedroom 3 3.52m x 3.67m. exceptionally bright double room with sea views, fitted wardrobes and shelving, ceiling coving and centre rose. Garden Level Porch with parquet floor, access to front garden and Inner hallway wood panelled walls, parquet floor and recessed lighting Bedroom 4 3.56m x 3.51m. double room with parquet floor, fitted wardrobes Bedroom 5 3.64m x 3.58m. double room with fitted wardrobes and shelving unit, radiator cover and recessed lighting. Shower room fully tiled with step in shower unit with overhead rainwater shower head and shower attachment, recessed lighting, concealed w.c., wash hand basin and vanity unit, chrome heated towel rail. Houses the hot press. TV room 3.90m x 3.26m. again, with parquet flooring, wood panelled walls, recessed lighting. Door to rear garden and to Kitchen/dining area 6.16m x 7.85m. stunning area with atrium ceiling, parquet floors. The bespoke floor level fitted kitchen incorporates a three oven Aga with add on double oven and four ring gas hob. Liebherr American fridge/freezer, Island unit with larder drawers and refuse/recycling cupboard. The dining overlooks the garden and with floor to ceiling bifold doors opening onto a large granite patio area. Pantry/utility 3.14m x 1.16m. with stainless steel sink unit, storage cupboards and large presses with black granite counter tops. Plumbed for washing machine. Recessed lighting.
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Property Features

  • Double fronted two storey over garden level Victorian Residence
  • Beautifully appointed accommodation with a floor area of 242 sq. m. (2,713 sq. ft. approx.)
  • Bespoke joinery by Kelly Design in the study, library, main bedroom and dressing room and with fitted wardrobes throughout
  • Modern kitchen extension with atrium ceiling and bifold doors to rear garden
  • Low maintenance rear garden with sunken firepit and fully service granite garden room.
  • Off-street car parking for 3 cars to the front wired for an electric car charger
  • Moments' walk from the Forty Foot for your daily swim.
  • Host of amenities on hand with Dalkey, Sandycove & Glasthule all a gentle stroll away

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