A most impressive Victorian family home, which has undergone an extensive renovation and contemporary extension resulting in a high specification, energy-efficient, luxurious family home. The house is further complimented with a bespoke architecturally designed studio, a private off street car parking space via rear vehicular access, all set on secluded landscaped gardens. Upon entering it is quite apparent that the standard of finish and quality building materials used have attributed to an impressive B3 energy rating. The underfloor heating and Reynaers windows and doors throughout, ensure the energy costs are kept to an absolute minimum. This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase a truly unique family home on what is widely regarded as one of Rathgars premier roads, Garville Road. The well-appointed accommodation which enjoys an abundance of natural light throughout extends to 218 sq.m. / 2.346 sq.ft. approx.) comprises reception hallway with a guest wc, two interconnecting reception rooms and to the rear a very generous and contemporary open plan kitchen/ dining room/ family room (with a cleverly concealed utility and cloak room) all opening on to the private landscaped rear gardens. The feature custom designed staircase leads to the first floor which hosts four double bedrooms, the master suite has a practical wet room/shower room. There are three other generous bedrooms and a family bathroom on that complete the internal accommodation. To the rear of the garden is The Nest, which is a detached (25 sq.m.) unique studio which enjoys its own separate access. A splendid pebble path leads to the granite steps to front of the building. To the rear, the landscaped garden is a very secluded and private space. There is a tiled patio area offering excellent scope for outdoor entertaining and dining with a minimal maintenance lawn to the rear. Through the handcrafted stone walls by stonemason, Michel Renaudin, reveals a secluded south facing garden with The Nest, a detached garden house which serves a variety a uses such as a studio, a home office or a gym. The possibilities are endless.Considerable thought, effort, investment was poured into its layout, flow, design and fit-out - both inside and out with particular attention to the storage solutions throughout this cleverly architecturally designed home.The Location:This home is wonderfully positioned within the enviable triangle of Rathgar, Rathmines and Ranelagh. The prestigious location benefits from some of Dublins best cafes, restaurants, boutiques and artisan shops. Every conceivable amenity is on the doorstep including a selection of premier schools including Rathgar Junior, Kildare Place, Alexandra College, St. Marys, Gonzaga etc all of which are within walking distance.
• B3 BER Energy efficient family home
• Architecturally designed by Horan Rainsford Architects
• Completely refurbished and extended to the highest standards
• 218 sq.m = 193 sq.m plus 25 sq.m (The Nest)
• The Nest A separate detached building at end of the garden
• Under floor heating throughout the extension to rear
• Triple and double-glazed windows and doors
• Re-wired and re-plumbed
• CAT 5
• Attic storage space
• Landscaped front and private rear gardens (not overlooked)
• Off street parking to the rear
Entrance Hall: Ceiling coving, original door with fan light, oak floor, exposed brick wall.
Guest wc: Tiled floor and wall, Geberit wall hung toilet and wash hand basin.
Dining Room: Light filled room with sash window, bespoke shutters (with clever middle divide), panelled wall and gas insert fire. Opens to;
Living Room: Well-proportioned room with large glazed picture window, gas insert fire.
Kitchen/ Living/ Family Room: An open plan contemporary space with a double height glazed ceiling with feature back lit granite walls. The bespoke Kube kitchen has wall and floor units with large single slab stone island unit, Gorenje double oven, microwave, Neff heated warming drawer, dishwasher, induction hob with concealed ventilation system. There is also utility room (plumbed for washing machine) and cloakroom cleverly hidden beside architectural cladding. There is underfloor heating throughout this area with the tiled floor continuing through to the rear garden patio area.
Landing: Oak floor, bespoke metal staircase with oak stair treads, exposed brick wall, stained glass window, skylight.
Bedroom 1: Light filled room which runs the width of the building, two sash windows, panelled walls, exposed brick fireplace, attic storage.
Ensuite Wet Room: Fully tiled, recessed lighting, shower, wash hand basin with vanity unit.
Bedroom 2: Double room with exposed brick wall and fireplace, attic access.
Bathroom: Fully tiled, Roca power jet shower, wash hand basin with vanity unit, Geberit toilet, heated towel rail, back lit mirror, recessed lighting.
Bedroom 3: Good size room with built in storage.
Bedroom 4: Generous room overlooks the rear garden, built in storage.
The Nest: This unique detached (25 sq.m.) building offers flexible accommodation. Internally there are panelled walls, attic storage, triple glazed windows and sliding door. It has been thermally wrapped which makes it an energy efficient space to use throughout the year.
Coming from Rathgar village, travelling on Rathgar Road (towards Rathmines), take the right hand turn onto Garville Road. Number 18 is located on your left hand side.
BER No: 105499636
Performance Indicator: 149.04 kWh/m2/yr