Located in the heart of Dublin 4, within minutes walk of Merrion Square, this outstanding family home forms part of an elegant cohesive Georgian terrace, overlooking the tranquil tree-lined banks of the Grand Canal. Bought by the current owner in 2006, number 19 has been fully restored and extended with exceptional attention to detail and finished to the very highest specifications throughout. Whilst every modern convenience has been thought of in this superb renovation the wonderful character of the property has been retained with spectacular original period features throughout.
The accommodation measures approximately 267 sqm/2,875 sqft and includes a large entrance hallway, two elegant interconnecting Georgian reception rooms, an ultra modern high-ceiling kitchen/living/dining area, utility room, guest cloakroom, large garden level hallway, five bedrooms (three of which are en suite) and a main family bathroom. A particularly special feature of this wonderful home is the rooftop garden, an outstanding facility, private and sheltered, enjoying spectacular views over the Dublin skyline. The gardens to the front and rear have been beautifully landscaped with a private, southerly aspect to the rear and a parking bay behind an electric sliding gate.
The location is superbly convenient within walking distance of the City Centre and a wide range of recreational facilities nearby. Also close by are the Aviva Stadium and the RDS Showgrounds. There is an excellent choice of schools and third level colleges on hand to include St. Conleth's College, St Michael's College, Blackrock College, Muckcross Park, Loreto College St. Stephen's Green, The Institute of Education, UCD and Trinity College. This particular address manages to blend the most desirable residential features with superb proximity to the Central Business District. It affords residents the opportunity to be immersed in some of the city's most atmospheric sporting and entertainment events while still providing a secluded and exclusive residential environment.
Viewing of this exceptional family home is highly recommended to fully appreciate all it has to offer.
Gas fired central heating, with twin boilers, four heating zones, thermostatically and time controlled.
Underfloor heating throughout ground floor, and in all bathrooms.
Marble floor throughout ground floor.
Fully restored Georgian sash windows throughout.
High-pressure water services.
Gas supply to fireplaces in reception rooms.
Gas supply to hob position in kitchen.
Completely re-wired throughout.
Lutron automated computer controlled lighting installation in kitchen/dining/living area with six channel dimmer lighting system, four pre-set values, remote controlled.
Automated outdoor lighting.
Chrome recessed lighting throughout.
Burglar alarm and fire alarm, monitored from central station, with access control at all entrances.
Door intercoms in kitchen, main hall and top landing.
Electrically operated windows in kitchen/dining area.
Villeroy & Boch sanitary fittings throughout.
Hans Grohe fittings throughout.
Russound central audio/video system installed in drawing rooms, kitchen/dining/living area, bedrooms, bathrooms, patio, and on the roof garden, all with remote control.
High definition television services in drawing room and living/dining area, two radio tuners, multi CD player, DVD player, Satellite and Virgin media, wireless and Cat 5 networks throughout.
Telephone distribution to all rooms.
Central Vacuum System, with 6 access points, including the parking bay.
Completely re-roofed with traditional Blue Bangor slates including new insulation.
Sloped copper clad roof to ground floor extension.
Front elevation re-pointed.
Unique roof garden with 360 degree view of Dublin City Skyline and Dublin mountains.
Off street parking bay to rear set behind remote controlled sliding electric gate.
Beautifully landscaped gardens to front and rear.
Residents disc parking is available.
Walking distance to Dart.
Ground Floor Level
Entrance Hallway 10.08m x 2.00m. ceiling coving and centre rose, archway to inner hall, alarm control point, door intercom.
Drawing Room 4.85mm x 4.67m. front facing elegant Georgian reception room overlooking the canal, ceiling coving and centre rose, picture rail, original white marble open fireplace with brass surround (piped for gas fire), original polished pine flooring, fully restored sash windows, Russound audio/video system, HDMI television enabled outlet, 5 amp switched sockets, double doors to dining room.
Dining room 5.13m x 4.67m. rear facing elegant Georgian reception room overlooking the beautifully landscaped rear garden, ceiling coving and centre rose, picture rail, original black marble open fireplace (piped for gas fire), original polished pine flooring, fully restored sash windows, Russound audio/video system, 5 amp switched sockets.
Ground Floor Return
Landing light filled space with sash window, fitted storage units with Russound media control centre and computer hub, two radio tuners, multi CD player, DVD player, satellite, Virgin, wireless and Cat 5 networks, broadband.
Bedroom 4 4.30m x 2.40m. rear facing double room, ceiling coving, recessed chrome lighting.
Staircase leads down to
Open plan kitchen/dining/family room
Kitchen area 4.77m x 6.24m. German designed Alno fitted kitchen with white marble worktop, marble splashback and breakfast bar. Top-of-the-range fitted appliances to include Neff dishwasher, Neff fan oven, Neff steam oven, Neff coffee machine, Neff warming drawer, Bosch microwave, fridge freezer, Siemens hob with stainless steel column extractor over. Ambient lighting under eye level cupboards and within frosted glass cupboards. Multi circuit computer controlled chrome recessed light fittings , marble tiled floor with underfloor heating, alarm control access point, door intercom, electrically operated high-level windows. Three steps lead to utility room.
Living/Dining area 5.14m x 6.11m. bright spacious living area, with high sloping ceiling and feature rooflight above, with full height glazed screen and double doors to beautifully landscaped rear garden. Bay window to dining area overlooking the garden. Russound audio/video system. Remote controlled multi-channel automated lighting system, HDMI enabled outlet.
Utility Room 1.51m x 2.58m. extensive range of German Alno designed floor and eye level fitted units, floor to ceiling adjustable open shelving, recessed chrome lighting, marble tiled floor with underfloor heating, Franke stainless steel sink unit set in white marble worktop. Bosch washing machine, Siemens dryer, access to boiler room with wall mounted twin gas boilers and central vacuuming system.
Garden hallway 6.37m x 1.71m. accessed via three steps from the kitchen with double frosted glass doors, marble tiled floor with underfloor heating, ceiling coving and chrome recessed lighting provides access to guest cloaks, bedroom 5 and a door to the front garden. There is ample fitted storage to this hallway, solid teak skirtings, doors and architraves and alarm control point.
Guest cloakroom Villeroy & Boch sanitary ware to include w.c and w.h.b. with Hansgrohe mixer tap, tiled marble floor, vanity mirror with lighting, ceiling coving, recessed chrome lighting.
Bedroom 5 3.16m x 4.78m. front facing double bedroom overlooking the beautifully landscaped front garden, chrome recessed lighting, ceiling coving, marble tiled floor with underfloor heating, solid teak skirtings, doors and architraves, telephone and TV points, door to en suite.
En Suite Villeroy & Boch sanitary ware to include w.c., w.h.b., step-in marble tiled shower with Hansgrohe shower, chrome heated towel rail, chrome recessed lighting, ceiling coving.
First Floor Return
Master Bedroom 5.13m x 4.68m. rear facing double room, ceiling coving, chrome recessed lighting, restored sash windows and shutters, Russound audio/video system, 5 amp switched sockets, door to ensuite.
En Suite Villeroy & Boch sanitary ware to include w.c, w.h.b. with Hansgrohe Philippe Strack mixer tap, mirrored storage above, large walk-in shower with Hansgrohe Philippe Starck shower and body jets. Marble tiled walls and floor with black granite shelving. Chrome recessed spot lighting, chrome heated towel rail, underfloor heating, ceiling coving, Russound audio system.
Bedroom 2 4.85m x 4.09m. front facing double room overlooking the canal, ceiling coving, chrome recessed lighting, restored sash windows and shutters, Russound audio/video system, 5 amp switched sockets, door to ensuite.
En Suite w.c., w.h.b., with Hansgrohe Philippe Starck mixer tap, mirrored storage above, large walk-in shower with Hansgrohe shower and body jets. Marble tiled walls and floor. Chrome recessed spot lighting, chrome heated towel rail, underfloor heating, ceiling coving, Russound audio system.
Bedroom 3 3.60m x 2.40m. front facing bedroom overlooking the canal, ceiling coving, chrome recessed lighting, restored sash windows and shutters.
First Floor Landing with front door intercom and stairs leading to roof garden.
Roof garden 5.57m x 4.92m. a spectacular and unique roof garden enjoying outstanding views over the Dublin skyline, this exceptional facility is accessed through an electric bespoke sliding glass door. Enjoying continuous daylong sunshine and night-time star gazing it is completely private and sheltered , clad in hand-formed copper and lead sheeting, with a soft underfoot grass-like decking. With a Russound stereo system, ambient lighting, telephone point and power points, this is an oasis in the very heart of Georgian Dublin City.
Front Garden beautifully landscaped with granite paving, curved box hedging which is complimented by a circular lawn feature edged in cobble stones, mature trees provide wonderful privacy and a stunning Acer completes this stylish modern garden design which is inspired by traditional Georgian formal landscaping design concepts. Flood lighting with time control.
Rear Garden the circular design theme is continued to the rear garden which is very private and southerly in aspect. There is a private patio area perfect for Al Fresco dining laid in granite circular cobbles. Four steps lead up to the raised lawn area with paving stones leading to a gravelled parking area accessed via a remote controlled sliding automatic hardwood gate. There is planning permission for two vehicles. There is a central vacuum point for convenient car valeting with hot and cold water taps and electric power points. The garden is well planted with mature trees, bamboo and colourful raised flower beds with ambient lighting. The high boundary walls are constructed in stunning granite (two specialist stone masons rebuilt the side wall from coursed random limestone). Russound stereo sound system.