- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 276 m²
A wonderful opportunity awaits to acquire 45 Lower Albert Road, a truly superb double fronted bay window Victorian villa of elegant proportion, ideally located on Albert Road just a stone s throw from Sandycove, Glasthule and Glenageary Dart station.
Approached via granite steps with an original cast iron railing this tastefully presented and beautifully appointed home offers so much and should appeal to empty-nesters and families alike with its hugely versatile layout and private 150ft South facing rear garden.
As you walk through the front door you know that you are viewing something special. There is a wonderful mix of both the traditional and the contemporary which blend seamlessly to ensure the integrity and charm of this lovely period home remain intact. Currently divided into two flats the accommodation is wonderfully bright with a spacious floor area of 129.6sq.m. (1,395sq. ft.) on the upper ground floor and 146sq.m (1,571sq.ft) on the basement level. The current layout offers a discerning purchase the scope to create a truly magnificent home as one or to keep it as two units for investment.
On the upper floor there is a wonderfully spacious hallway with a lacquered timber floor, decorative coving and a ceiling rose. To the left is a formal drawing room to the front where a feature marble fireplace and bay window set the tone of this well- appointed room. Opposite is a spacious dining room/bedroom with a feature fireplace, ceiling rose and bay window which enjoys a nice aspect to the front. Off the hallway there are two further generously proportioned bedrooms all retaining original period features To the rear there is an informal kitchen /dining/ area which enjoys a southerly aspect and doors opening out to a balcony which leads down to a private and well stocked rear garden. A w.c and shower room complete the accommodation at this level.
Downstairs at basement level there is an open plan hallway and living room to the front with an original cast iron fireplace with a decorative tiled inset and a sliding sash window. There are three generous double bedrooms off the hallway, one to the front, one overlooking an enclosed courtyard and one which opens out to the garden making it an ideal office. To the rear there is a generously proportioned and wonderfully bright kitchen/ dining which opens out to a courtyard and to the garden. A shower room completes the accommodation. Outside to the rear of the house there is a separate home office with a shower room, this space is ideal for home working or for an au pair.
Outside there is an incredibly private South facing garden. The garden which is mostly lawned is bound by original granite walls and planted beds with an array of mature plants, shrubs and trees such as Hydrangeas, Agapanthus & Rosemary to name but a few. To the rear of the garden there is a raised vegetable garden and a stone built shed for storage however this could be converted to an additional garden room if one wanted.
The location needs little introduction - situated on Albert Road it is ideally positioned close to the picturesque Villages of Sandycove and Glasthule which offer a host of services and amenities including excellent restaurants, shops and breath-taking coastal walks. Sandycove and Glenageary Dart stations provide ease of access to the city centre.
Rarely do properties of this calibre come to the market.
Upper Ground Floor
Hallway wide hallway with original ceiling coving, ceiling rose and laquered timber floor.
Drawing Room with feature marble fireplace with cast iron inset and tiled surround and brass hood. Attractive Bay window with original wooden shutters.
Dining Room/Bedroom spacious room to the front with feature stone fireplace with granite inset, centre ceiling rose, and bay window with original wooden shutters.
Kitchen with a selection of fitted wall and floor units, ceramic sink unit with drainer, Whirpool induction hob, Siemens extractor fan, Bosch double oven. The kitchen enjoys a lovely tri aspect with a linear window, with circular window and a square window over to the side. Double doors open out to a balcony with steps leading down to the garden.
Utility Room with ceramic sink unit with drainer, plumbed for washing machine a press that houses the gas boiler. Double doors open into the kitchen.
W.C with w.h.b, w.c and hatch window opens out over the courtyard.
Shower Room with mosaic tiled floor, fully tiled walls, and vanity sink unit.
Bedroom 1 Generously proportioned double bedroom with fitted wardrobe and a sliding sash window.
Bedroom 2 generous double room to the rear with exposed pine timber floors, and tall French style windows opening out over the garden.
Hallway Open plan with lacquered timber floors, opens into the sitting room.
Sitting Room situated to the front of the property with feature cast iron fireplace with decorative tiled inset. Sliding sash window.
Bedroom 1 generous double room to the front of the property with fitted wardrobe, wall lights and sliding sash window.
Bedroom 2 spacious double room with sliding sash window and a pleasant outlook over the enclosed courtyard.
Bedroom 3/ Study a spacious double room to the rear of the property with French doors opening out to the garden.
Kitchen/ Breakfast Room bright spacious kitchen/ dining room situated to the rear of the property with a selection of fitted wall and floor units. Granite worktops, tiled splashback, 5 ring gas hob, cooker, extractor fan, stainless steel sink unit and plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher. There is access to the enclosed courtyard and the rear garden.
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