78 Lower Drumcondra Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, D09T1W8
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78 Lower Drumcondra Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, D09T1W8


4 Bed

2 Bath

198 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 198 m²
Behind the pretty red brick exterior lies a surprisingly spacious three storey family home full of charm and character. The property has been very well maintained over the years and now offers the new owners the opportunity to place their own stamp on the property. Numerous original features remain including marble fireplaces, cast iron fireplaces, wooden floors and ceiling covings. The property will appeal to a family seeking space and convenience to all the amenities this location has to offer. The accommodation comprises a very large hallway with magnificent staircase. There is a living room to the front with marble fireplace, fitted bookshelves and bay window, while the dining room to the rear has a cast iron fireplace and a large window overlooking the garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of floor and wall units and leads to a utility room. Upstairs on the first floor the main bedroom is currently used a living room and spans the width of the property. There is a double bedroom on this level. The first floor return has a large family bathroom and separate w.c. On the second floor there are two spacious double bedrooms both with cast iron fireplaces and polished wooden floors. To the front the garden has its original railings which are a lovely feature. The rear garden extends to approx. 18m and is low maintenance with areas to enjoy the evening sun. There are mature plants and shrubs, a storage shed and pedestrian access to a laneway. No.78 is convenient to all the amenities of Drumconda village and within moments of Drumcondra Train Station and the Aircoach to Dublin Airport. The city centre is within walking distance. There are many amenities such as Griffith Park, the Botanic Gardens and Na Fianna GAA club close by. The area has a number of popular national and secondary schools and is convenient to the Four Courts, Law Library, Mater Hospital and the IFSC. Entrance Hallway 8.8m x 1.8m. Very spacious entrance hallway with high ceiling giving a great sense of space. Features include ceiling covings, ceiling rose, picture rails and dado rails. Living Room 4m x 4m. This is a lovely reception room to the front with bay window, marble fireplace and an extensive range of fitted bookshelves. Other original features include ceiling covings, ceiling rose and picture rails. Dining Room 4m x 3.8m. To the rear with large window and the original shutters, there is a beautiful cast iron fireplace, picture rails and ceiling rose. Lobby 3.1m x 0.8m. With tiled floor and access to the understairs storage cupboard. Kitchen 4.6m x 3m. Fitted with a great range of floor and wall units with plumbing for a washing machine. There is plenty of room for a dining table. Utility Room 3m x 1.3m. With fitted cupboards and shelving. Bedroom 1 6.1m x 4.5m. On the first floor and spanning the width of the property this is a magnificent room, currently in use as a living room. Light floods through two windows with a marble fireplace creating a lovely focal point. There are ceiling covings, ceiling rose and picture rails. Bedroom 2 4m x 4m. Another generous sized double room with fitted wardrobes. Bathroom 3.8m x 3m. Located on the first floor return, this is a very large family bathroom with w.c, wash hand basin, bath and shower cubicle with Triton shower. Walk in hotpress. W.c. 1.2m x 0.9m. With w.c and wash hand basin. Bedroom 3 6.1m x 4.5m. On the second floor and spanning the width of the property with features such as a cast iron fireplace, ceiling covings, ceiling rose and polished wooden floor. Bedroom 4 4.1m x 4m. Large double bedroom with polished wooden floor and cast iron fireplace.

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Property Features

  • Magnificent period family home.
  • Many original features including fireplaces.
  • High ceilings.
  • Gas fired central heating.
  • Large garden with westerly aspect.
  • Rear pedestrian access.
  • Close to Drumcondra Village.

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School Name
School NameSt Patricks N SchoolDistance490mPupils460
School NameSt Columba's Iona RoadDistance500mPupils370
School NameDrumcondra National SchoolDistance570mPupils70
School Name
School NameLindsay GlasnevinDistance590mPupils90
School NameSt Josephs For Blind National SchoolDistance770mPupils53
School NameGrace Park Educate Together National SchoolDistance800mPupils369
School NameSt Joseph's Special SchoolDistance890mPupils10
School NameGardiner Street Primary SchoolDistance890mPupils418
School NameO'Connell Primary SchoolDistance900mPupils173
School NameScoil MobhíDistance960mPupils247
School Name
School NameO'Connell SchoolDistance930mPupils213
School NameRosmini Community SchoolDistance930mPupils75
School NameDominican College Griffith Avenue.Distance1.0kmPupils786
School Name
School NameScoil ChaitríonaDistance1.1kmPupils508
School NameBelvedere College S.jDistance1.2kmPupils1003
School NameSt Vincents Secondary SchoolDistance1.3kmPupils399
School NameSt. Joseph's C.b.s.Distance1.5kmPupils254
School NameLarkin Community CollegeDistance1.5kmPupils407
School NamePlunket College Of Further EducationDistance1.6kmPupils40
School NameSt Mary's Secondary SchoolDistance1.6kmPupils832
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Energy Performance Indicator: 321.72 kWh/m2/yr





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