17 Brighton Square, Rathgar, Dublin 6 D06X3V8€1,250,000

1863 ft² / 173.08 m² For Sale D2


A handsome, red brick, two-storey over garden level period residence dating from the 1870’s and comprising c 1863 sq. ft. / 173 sq. m. Carefully maintained by its present owners, retaining original features including mantelpieces, ceiling cornice and centre roses, window shutters, timber doors and windows, high floor to ceiling heights, etc. Adaptable living space full of natural light and room to extend subject to p.p.
Set in spacious, well stocked gardens c. 131 ft / 40 m. long to rear with access from vehicular laneway. At the end of the garden is a purpose built masonry garden room c. 25 sq. m., allowing for various options such as a studio, home gym, children’s room, workshop or storage.
The property is overlooking Brighton Square, a Victorian “green” or square which is owned by the residents and for their use only. The Square has tennis courts, community gardens and events such as markets and yoga happenings.
Comprising at hall level – entrance hall with ceiling cornice and centre rose, arch to inner hall, drawing room with marble mantelpiece, ceiling cornice and centre rose, doors to dining room with ceiling cornice and centre rose. On the return is a kitchen with fitted units, sink unit and door to balcony with decking and steps to garden.
On the first-floor return is a bathroom with bath, W.C. and WHB. On the first floor, the landing has ceiling cornice, hot press. Bedroom 1 to rear has ceiling cornice, Bedroom 2 to front has ceiling cornice and stained timber floor and Bedroom 3 to front has fitted wardrobe.
The garden level has a separate entrance and is also accessed through the main house and comprises a room to the front with wall to wall units, opening to room 2 to rear with c.h. boiler. It would be suitable as a roomy granny flat, a home office or for conversion to a large kitchen / dining / den area.
On the return is a kitchenette and shower room with shower, W.C. & WHB.
Outside, the gardens are well stocked with the rear c. 131 ft. / 40 m. long with original boundary walls and garden room to rear with access to vehicular laneway.
This is one of Rathgar’s most sought after addresses, where the residents own the square and the property is within walking distance of Rathgar, Terenure and Rathmines villages, a wide variety of primary and secondary schools, bus routes, sports facilities and other amenities. The property is convenient to the M50 and the city centre.


C. 1863 sq. ft. / 173 sq. m.
Original Features
Overlooking square
C. 131 ft / 40 m long garden with garden room and vehicular access
Beside Rathgar, Terenure and Rathmines villages
Beside schools, bus routes and sports facilities
Convenient to both the M50 and city centre

BER Details

BER: D2 BER No.112470711 Energy Performance Indicator:263.94 kWh/m²/yr


Entrance Hall -
Ceiling cornice and ceiling rose Stained timber floor Arch to inner hall

Lounge - 4.25m x 4.05m
Marble mantelpiece with slate inserts Ceiling cornice and ceiling rose Picture rail Stained timber floor Folding doors to…

Dining Room - 4.15m x 3.65m
Ceiling cornice and ceiling rose Stained timber floor

Kitchen (return) - 2.70m x 2.25m
Fitted units 1 ⅓ sink unit Part tiled Recessed lights Door to balcony with decking and steps to garden

Bathroom (1st floor return) -
Bath with shower attachment WC and WHB Power shower Mainly tiled Shelving with medicine cabinet

Bedroom 1 (rear) - 4.25m x 3.70m
Ceiling cornice Access to attic

Bedroom 2 (front) - 4.30m x 3.80m
Ceiling cornice Stained timber floor

Bedroom 3 (front) -
Fitted wardrobe Access to attic Painted timber floor

Garden Level -
Separate entrance, with hall (3.60m x 1.75m) and under-steps storage

Room 1 (front) - 4.35m x 5.75m
Wall to wall fitted units, opening to…

Room 2 (rear) - 4.00m x 3.55m
Recessed lights CH Boiler Kitchenette (return) with sink unit and plumbed for washing machine Shower room (return) with WC & WHB and door to rear

Outside -
Planted front garden, with shrubs and trees Rear garden c. 131 ft / 40 m ft. long Original boundary walls Bedding with variety of plants Gravelled area Garden room (4.60m x 5.40m) with double doors to vehicular laneway