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21 Trafalgar Terrace, Monkstown, Co. Dublin

5 Bed

3 Bath

511 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 511 m²
Number 21 occupies a truly enviable location in this elegant terrace of handsome 2 and 3 storey over garden level period homes enjoying breath taking views and a spectacular vista across Dublin Bay to Howth which are equally dramatic by both day and night. Take an early morning swim at Seapoint or cycle along the wonderful dedicated cycle path followed by a coffee in one of the many coffee shops in the picturesque Monkstown village which is bustling with cafes, bistros and boutiques and has a distinctly Continental atmosphere. Enjoy the relaxed lifestyle and amenities that this very special area has to offer including , sea swimming, coastal walks, cycling, yachting and fishing to name but a few. This splendid family home offers very generous and flexible accommodation and plenty of space to work from home together with all the original period features every modern comfort and a glorious totally private south facing garden, a beautiful oasis of peace and quiet by the sea. Number 21 is a stunning period residence of immense character and charm situated along this popular terrace off Seapoint Avenue. Rarely do houses of this age, 1840, come to the market displaying so many original architectural features which have been sensitively refurbished. Dramatic in appearance number 21 occupies a prominent position on this popular terrace and benefits from wonderful sea views over Dublin bay towards Howth. The extent of the substantial and superbly proportioned accommodation only becomes evident as you walk through the house. What is particularly unusual is the 4 storey return, which helps define an astonishing 5,500sq.ft. of accommodation. The dramatic entrance hall sets the tone for the accommodation to follow. Not only are there inter communicating reception on the hall floor but the entire first floor provides for two exceptional connecting reception rooms which, like all the rooms to the front of the house, take full advantage of the wonderful views. The extensive accommodation provides for a versatile layout of choice. Decide yourself on what the balance of accommodation should be. The current layout has a greater emphasis on reception rather than bedroom accommodation, however the property could easily provide for 5 or 6 bedrooms. Finally, it is easy to understand why the location is so popular. Situated opposite the Martello Tower at Seapoint, Trafalgar Terrace is half way between Blackrock and Monkstown and close to the host of amenities they offer with excellent shopping and schools and enjoying easy access to the DART. The property is situated towards the end of a small terrace of varying house types in a small enclave off Seapoint Avenue which is in effect a cul-de-sac. The rear of 21 is enclosed by attractive granite faced walls and has been professionally laid out in Victorian style with attractive low walls and hedging and cobble lock pathways together with a feature circular pond and fountain. The garden is extensively planted with mature trees, plants, shrubs and enjoys a southerly orientation HALL LEVEL Entrance Hall 2.24m x 8.53m. Entrance porch with custom designed stained-glass panels and beautiful cornicing with feature decorative arch, beautiful original Victorian mosaic tiled floor Study 4.70m x 5.00m. With beautiful ceiling cornicing and Victorian marble fireplace with tiled inset with wonderful views, folding doors to family room. Extensive range of cherry wood Oakline book shelves and two work stations. Folding doors to Family Room 4.70m x 6.63m. With marble fireplace and fitted display cabinet with shelves underneath, original polished timber floorboards, large picture window with lovely view over rear garden GARDEN LEVEL Corridor 2.26m x 8.94m. With custom designed Victorian style mosaic tiled floor, under stairs storage cupboards, fitted cupboards. Door to lower garden patio area. Kitchen 4.62m x 6.58m. Superb Oakline modern kitchen with extensive range of modern wall and floor units and black marble work tops, solid Walnut floor, large sink unit with mixer taps, gas fired Aga cooker and 4 plate electric cooker, centre island unit, Hotpoint dishwasher, recessed lighting and two windows overlooking the garden Video Games Room & Gym 4.62m x 4.72m. Home gym but would originally have been a bedroom or playroom. Victorian fireplace and built in wardrobes Pantry 2.69m x 2.18m. With extensive fitted shelving and food storage drawers Shower Room 2.69m x 2.18m. Fully tiled with window and stand in shower cubicle, wash hand basin and w.c. Wine Cellar 3.28m x 3.62m. With original wine bays and tiled floor HALL FLOOR RETURN Laundry Room 3.20m x 7.72m. With walk in hot press, two gas burners, hot water cylinder and fitted shelving and cupboards, sink unit, plumbed for washing machine. Fireplace and double doors to the garden. Recessed lighting and two windows FIRST FLOOR Drawing Room 7.14m x 4.95m. Two large picture windows with glorious views over the bay, beautiful marble fire place, exquisite and rich ceiling cornicing, original timber floor, folding doors to dining room Dining Room / Reading Room 4.67m x 6.63m. Matching fire place and ceiling cornicing, centre rose, large sash window with views over garden and original timber floors Return with original timber floor hand painted Georgian Style architrave, large sash window Bathroom 3.18m x 6.15m. Luxurious bathroom with antique w.c. and pull chain, bath tub with brass fittings, wash hand basin, tiled floor, secret door to Bedroom 1 6.93m x 5.03m. Large double bedroom, window with lovely views, carpet flooring and wood burning stove SECOND FLOOR Bedroom 2 4.70m x 5.03m. Large double bedroom with extensive built in wardrobes by Oakline, timber floor and 2 sash windows with lovely view over rear garden, black marble fireplace, well-appointed shower room en-suite with shower stall, wash hand basin and w.c. Main Bedroom 6.93m x 5.03m. Amazing room spanning right across the front of the house with 2 large sash windows enjoying panoramic sea views across Dublin Bay to Howth with Seapoint to the left and the marina and harbour over to the right. Fireplace with fitted gas stove, varnished timber floor. Bedroom 3 3.18m x 7.62m. Very large double bedroom to the rear, black marble fireplace, good built in wardrobes SECOND FLOOR RETURN Return with beautiful stained-glass window and timber floor, built in linen storage cupboard Bathroom 3.18m x 4.01m. Modern walk in shower with brown speckled tiles and rain shower head, bath tub with claw feet legs, wash hand basin, fireplace, recessed lighting, window with stunning views over the garden. There is a separate w.c. with antique w.c. and wash hand basin THIRD FLOOR Bedroom 4 4.37m x 6.63m. Double bedroom with fireplace and wood burning stove, built in Oakline wardrobes carpeted floor and window with lovely view over rear garden Bedroom 5 2.34m x 2.49m. Built in wardrobes and lovely sea view

Property Features

  • Amenities on your door step
  • Sea swimming at Seapoint
  • Dedicated 5km cycle track
  • 4 Yacht Clubs
  • Numerous coastal walks
  • Pretty Village with cafes and food shops
  • A choice of good schools
  • DART, Air coach and Bus routes
  • Beautifully restored
  • Magnificent period details

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