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38 Belgrave Square West, Rathmines, Dublin 6

4 Bed

4 Bath

232 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 232 m²
A truly handsome and attractive 4-bedroom two-storey over basement Victorian terraced family home with light-filled, well-appointed accommodation (232 sqm / 2,497 sqft approx.) and beautiful south-westerly rear gardens (L.85ft approx.) with vehicular access. Situated on the sought-after westerly side of this popular residential square, Number 38 has been a wonderful home to the owners for the last 20 years and has been lovingly maintained and enjoyed in that time. Full of charm and character, this welcoming home is rich in period features to include ornate plasterwork, original doors and architraving, high ceilings and wonderful room proportions, marble mantlepieces etc.. The bright and spacious accommodation is very versatile and currently comprises 4 bedrooms (3 ensuite), 3 reception rooms, large kitchen / breakfast room, study/home office and family bathroom. This attractive home is further enhanced by well-stocked front and rear gardens the large rear (L.85ft approx.) enjoying a fabulous south-westerly aspect with the added benefit of vehicular rear access and parking, set up for an electric car charge point. Also of note is the idyllic position of Number 38 taking in pleasing views from its oriel bay window at hall level with wonderful, elevated views from the first floor accommodation. The amenity of picturesque Belgrave Square itself is a huge bonus the playground has recently undergone a significant refurbishment whilst the sylvan setting afforded by the mature trees and green areas offers a real oasis in the heart of vibrant Rathmines. A flight of granite steps leads to the hall level of this fine home with a welcoming entrance hall featuring a stunning 14ft. high ceiling, two impressive interconnecting reception rooms with many beautiful original features, and a study / home office on the rear return. Several steps down, the basement level opens into a more informal entrance lobby and hallway. An open plan living room leads into a bright and airy kitchen/breakfast room, which communicates with the sunny rear patio and garden through double doors. The 4th bedroom and bathroom, which is also accessed from the hallway, is positioned to the front of the basement level. Upstairs there are two double bedrooms; the main room positioned to the front overlooking picturesque Belgrave Square, while the second room overlooks the wonderfully private, mature rear garden. Both bedrooms are en-suite with a further family bathroom on the rear return. On the final return at the top of the stairs is a single bedroom currently in use as dressing room. Superbly located with Rathmines and Ranelagh on its doorstep, Number 38 enjoys access to a wealth of amenities nearby - local shopping is well catered for in Rathmines and nearby Dunville Avenue. Coffee shops, a host of eateries and public hostelries, sports and leisure clubs not to mention cinemas etc are plentiful in both Rathmines and Ranelagh. Junior and senior schools are also within walking distance, to include Ranelagh Multi-denominational, Kildare Place, Scoil Bhr de, St Mary s College, Alexandra College, Sandford Park, Muckross College and Gonzaga. The LUAS at Beechwood is a gentle stroll away, whilst the city centre is on your doorstep. All told, Number 38 is a very impressive home on large, mature, sunny gardens enjoying a superbly convenient location with Rathmines and Ranelagh on its doorstep viewing is strongly recommended. Hall Level Entrance Hallway Intricate cornicing and centre rose, polished timber flooring, arch, fanlight, alarm panel, TV point. Drawing Room 4.60m x 4.58m. Elegant room with oriel bay window, cornicing and centre piece, polished timber flooring, handsome marble fireplace with fire basket inset and hearth, folding double doors to; Formal Dining Room 3.99m x 4.41m. Gracious room to rear with marble fireplace with gas fire inset, intricate cornicing and centre rose, tall sash window with views over rear garden. First Floor Return Bathroom 2.33m x 2.38m. Cast iron claw foot bath, w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls, sash window, lovely views over rear garden. First Floor Landing Skylight Bedroom 1 4.97m x 3.60m. Double room to front with coving and centre piece, plush carpets, tall sash window overlooking the picturesque square, doors to; Ensuite Shower Room 1.79m x 3.70m. Contemporary suite, nicely appointed, fully tiled, large shower cubicle with inset shelving, wash hand basin unit and w.c., tall sash window part opaque, recessed lighting. Bedroom 2 3.71m x 4.32m. Large double to rear, coving and centre rose, fitted wardrobes, polished timber flooring, sash window overlooking sunny rear garden, door to; Ensuite Shower Room 2.02m x 2.52m. Step-in tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin, w.c., extractor fan. Second Floor Return Bedroom 3 2.35m x 3.09m. A single room in use as a dressing room/walk-in wardrobe, sash window, polished timber flooring. Hall Return Study/Office 2.35m x 2.38m. Sash window, polished timber flooring Basement Level Entrance Lobby 3.60m x 1.66m. Tiled under stairs, door to; Hallway Recessed lighting, under stair storage, shelved hot-press. Bedroom 4 3.45m x 4.32m. Double bedroom, sash window, doors to hallway and; Ensuite Bathroom 1.84m x 2.54m. Part tiled walls and fully tiled flooring, w.c., wash hand basin, cast iron panelled bath, sash window, utility cupboard with gas boiler and plumbed for washing machine. Living Room 3.61m x 4.20m. Hand painted fireplace with gas fire and tiled hearth, tiled floor, recessed lighting, fitted shelving flanking the fireplace. Through to; Kitchen/Breakfast Room 6.00m x 6.91m. Hand painted cream wall and floor units, sink unit, integrated dishwasher, hob, extractor fan, countertop, Belling twin oven, excellent wall and floor storage, tiled splash back, glazed roof, French doors to rear garden Outside To the front is a traditional railed garden with paved patio and well-stocked, mature shrubbery. There is on-street permit parking to the front. The rustic and charming rear garden is very impressive measuring L. 85ft x. W. 25ft approx., it enjoys a south-westerly aspect. Well stocked, it is bordered by tall cut-stone walls with a large lawn and suntrap patio area. There is a large garden shed at the base with parking and a vehicular roller shutter with access to the laneway off Cambridge Road. DIRECTIONS: From the triangle in Ranelagh, proceed up Charleston Road to the junction of Belgrave Square / Mountpleasant Avenue Upper. At the traffic lights, take the second left hand turn and Number 38 is on your right hand side as indicated by the For Sale sign. It is on the westerly side of the square.
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Property Features

  • Handsome two-storey over basement Victorian home
  • Enjoys wonderful mature gardens - s/w to rear. L85 ft approx
  • Vehicular access with parking to rear off Cambridge Road
  • Light-filled, generously proportioned accommodation of 232s sqm / 2,497 sqft approx.
  • Rich in period features to include ornate plasterwork, handsome marble fireplaces, high ceilings, doors and architraves
  • Versatile accommodation comprising 4 beds (3 ensuite), 3 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, study/home office, family bathroom
  • Superbly convenient location close to Rathmines, Ranelagh and Beechwood Luas
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