Property Overview: For Sale by Private Treaty Overall Floor Area: 232.3 Sq. Metres (2,500 Sq. Feet)
Property Description: Exceptional 4 Plus Bedroom Victorian House with separate 2 Double Bedroom Modern Detached Mews
In excellent condition throughout, this 4 plus Bedroom Victorian house with a modern separate detached 2 Bedroom Mews to the rear, is located within sight of the James Joyce Tower & with views over Dun Laoghaire, on one of Sandycove's most exclusive residential roads, 2 minutes walk from Sandycove Beach, the 40ft Bathing area & Sandycove Tennis & Squash Club; excellent Transport connections, including DART, Bus, mainline Train, Aircoach [to & from Dublin Airport] & Motorways in the immediate area.
This spacious attractive family home of approx. 2500sqft/232.25m2 was built in the late eighteen hundreds & retains many original features including art deco fireplaces, plaster work, covings etc; this House has been maintained & upgraded to a very high standard with gas central heating throughout; the detached Mews of approx. 800sqft/74.32m2, was a new build in 2008.
House - Description
To the front of this house is a well laid out & maintained rectangle shaped Garden with path leading to the Front Door & Basement entrance; the Garden is predominantly in lawn with surrounding flower beds.
Leading to the Front Door are typical Victorian granite steps & railings, the Entrance Door & surrounding woodwork are in keeping with the house period & in excellent condition.
The Entrance Hall has mahogany wood flooring & is high ceilinged with original plasterwork; off the Hall is the light & bright Morning Room, again with mahogany floor & art deco fireplace; through separating doors the Morning Room leads onto the Dining Room again with mahogany floor & art deco fireplace [this room can also be accessed from the Hall].
The fully fitted & integrated equipped Kitchen, which overlooks the rear Patio, is accessed from the Dining Room & separately off the Hall; there is a Utility/Laundry Room off the Kitchen.
Stairs lead from the Hall to a First Floor landing off of which is a spacious Double Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom; off the same landing overlooking Sandycove Avenue West is a magnificent light filled Dining/Living Room [possibly additional Bedroom] with lovely original ceilings & art deco fireplace; this room is the full width of the house.
On the 2nd/Top Floor is a Double Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom with views to Joyce's Tower & the Sea; to the front of the house is the spacious Master Bedroom with lovely views over Dun Laoghaire & the Sea.
The Basement is accessed [from the front Garden] by granite steps to a Patio off of which is a separate entrance door to the Basement; through the door is an Entrance Hall/Lobby, beyond which is a spacious Living/TV Room with timber floors & fireplace; from a Hall off the Living/TV Room is a large Double Bedroom with Dressing Room/Office; again off the Hall is a modern Bathroom with Shower, beyond which is a single Bedroom/Studio with a door to the rear Patio. The Basement can also be accessed from the Entrance Hall of the house.
At the back of the House & separating the House from the Mews is a Patio area with flower Beds & a Storage/Boiler House; the Patio is accessed from the Utility/Laundry Room off the Kitchen & separately from the Single Bedroom/Studio in the Basement.
Mews - Description The rear of house modern Detached Two Storey Mews was a new build in 2008 & is accessed through the house rear patio & separately off Sandycove Avenue West; the mews has an area of approx. 800sqft/74.32m2.
The Mews Front Door Entrance leads into a spacious Living/Dining Room off of which is a modern galley Kitchen & door onto a private rear Patio. On the 1st Floor are 2 Double Bedrooms & a Shower Room.
Additional Information: Private parking is available outside the Mews & there is free on road parking on Sandycove Avenue West..
1.There is lots of excellent Storage throughout the House & Mews 2.All House & Mews Bedrooms have Built in wardrobes 3.All Bedrooms, Landings & Stairs are Carpeted 4.Both the House & Mews have Gas Central Heating 5.The House is BER exempt 6.This house is the family Home of Brett McEntagart RHA & his wife; Brett is a distinguished Irish Painter who exhibits internationally 7.Within 2 minutes walk is Sandycove Beach, James Joyce's Tower www.jamesjoycetower.com, the 40ft Swimming area, Glasthule Village with excellent artisan shopping, restaurants, cafes & pubs is 5 minutes walk & Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Piers, Town Centre, Cinema, 2 Theatres, new Library & Exhibition Centre, 2 Shopping Centres, Park etc are approx. 12 minutes walk 8.Glasthule/Sandycove DART Station [rapid transit connection to central Dublin in 25 mins & beyond] is a 7 minute walk; there are Bus services 2 minutes walk away on to Dublin city & beyond; mainline Train services operate from Dun Laoghaire Station which is 12 minutes walk; Aircoach operate to & from Dublin Airport from a stop in Glasthule, the journey time is 40 minutes; there are Motorways 15 minutes drive away. 9.There are numerous schools, hospitals, churches etc in the immediate area 10. Photographs were taken by Gillian Buckley
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