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DNG are proud to present this stunning red brick Victorian home to the market. No.8 has been completely renovated, reconfigured and extended over the years by its current owners, with the rear kitchen and living extension as recent as 2017. This has resulted in one of the most stylish and contemporary homes to come to the market in Portobello in recent times.
Presented in 'turn-key' condition throughout, no stone has been left unturned inside or out. The front of the property has huge curb appeal with the front wall having been repointed and a custom-made hardwood front door and fan-light installed. Bedded ferns, granite window cills and doorstep all add to the aesthetics and the west facing aspect attracts the afternoon/evening sun. To the rear there are two individual courtyard gardens. One off the utility room and the second that truly operates as 'inside outside' space - accessible from the living room it offers the ideal space for al-fresco dining and entertaining. This larger east and south facing courtyard garden attracts morning and afternoon sun and is accessible via Vindrs aluminium bi-fold doors which ideally open the space up to the main house.
Upon entering the house you are presented with a view all the way through the house to the back courtyard wall, which gives a sense of light and space upon arrival. Throughout the house there are salvaged floors, high ceilings and free-standing cast iron radiators.
Off the main hall, there is a spacious front bedroom room with wide flank pine floorboards which run throughout the original house, high ceilings, feature fireplace, and a double glazed Munster Joinery sash window, all providing fantastic character. Following on down the hall, there is a shower room with a velux window in a double height ceiling space offering plenty of natural light. A hotpress with shelved storage is followed by another double bedroom with ample hand-made wardrobes, feature fireplace and a double glazed Munster Joinery sash window.
At the rear of the house you will find the kitchen, living and utility room. The kitchen has a large skylight inviting ample amounts of natural light to the space, along with a large picture window overlooking the courtyard. From here you are brought to the living room - a generous and light filled room with access to the courtyard. The sunny and private courtyard has a Moroccan feel with it's hand-painted contemporary tiles. Completing the accommodation is a utility room, located just off the kitchen. It provides additional storage and provides access to the second courtyard. There is rear pedestrian access to the property via a secured private back lane and Spencer Street South has ample on street residents disc parking.
Spencer Street South is in a quiet residential area while surrounded by a whole host of services and amenities the city has to offer. The immediate surrounding area has a fantastic array of local cafés, bars and restaurants including Alma, BiBi's, Little Bird Café & Yoga, Gaillot & Grey, Bastible, Delahunts, Locks, Noshington café, The Headline Bar, MVP and Clanbrassil House. Camden Street is very nearby with all it has to offer, as is both Grafton Street and Rathmines. There are several parks within short walking distance such as Iveagh Gardens, St. Stephen's Green, St. Patrick's Park and Harold's Cross. Dublin's Grand Canal is less than a 5 minute walk and some other services and amenities easily accessible to the property include Griffith College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Heuston Station and The Phoenix Park. The LUAS at Harcourt Street is a 5-10 minute walk away and the area is well serviced by regular bus routes.
Stunning turn key property
Completely renovated original house with a contemporary extension
Front wall repointed
Salvaged wide flanked pine floorboards and long parquet herringbone laid beech tiles
Italian Carrera Bianco marble counters and splashback
Hand-made contemporary Moroccan Popham Tiles
High ceilings retained
Feature fire places
Cast-iron free-standing radiators
Waterford Stanley Stove
Generous amount of Volex black matt electrical points including USB points
Beech internal doors
Smart concealed storage
On street parking
Painted in Farrow & Ball paint (throughout)
High skirting and elegant architraves throughout
Entrance Hall Welcoming and spacious entrance with salvaged wide flanked floorboards, high skirting, free-standing radiators, fabric cable pendant lights and a velux window.
Kitchen/Dining Room 3.65m x 3.85m. Dining Room - Bright and airy with a large floor to ceiling picture window overlooking the courtyard and a ceiling light allow natural light to flood the space. A free-standing radiator sit on salvaged long parquet herringbone laid beech tiles flow effortlessly all the way through to the living room and utility area.
Kitchen - Well-appointed kitchen with stainless steel door fronts and contemporary brass handles. Complemented by a Cerrera Bianco marble splashback and worktop which wraps over to the ground, cut with a mitered joint for a seamless finish. Double ceramic sink with a brushed brass mixer tap. Spot and strip LED recessed lighting and finished with a dishwasher and six ring dual fuel Smeg free-standing stove and extractor fan.
Living Room 4.00m x 3.30m. Through the beech and glass pocket door is a light filled south facing space thanks to three large floor to ceiling bi-folding doors which open up to the private courtyard. Spot and strip LED recessed lighting illuminate the space. A Waterford Stanley enamel finished wood burning stove sits on Popham hand-made Moroccan tiles along with a free-standing radiator, which make for a very cosy room on winter nights or open the doors fully on balmy summer evenings, for blended indoor/outdoor living.
Utility Room 1.55m x 1.60m. Stainless steel door fronts, contemporary brass handles, free-standing radiator and plumbed for washing machine. Access to the second courtyard, which also features outdoor lights.
Bedroom 1 4.15m x 4.25m. Beautiful west facing bedroom with wide flanked reclaimed floorboards, high skirting, double glazed sash window, free-standing radiator, recessed spot lighting and a salvaged fireplace insert.
Bedroom 2 2.88m x 4.37m. Another double bedroom, east facing with wide flanked floorboards, feature fireplace, double glazed sash window, free-standing radiator, and two handmade, floor to ceiling fitted wardrobes.
Bathroom Villroy & Boch w.c and sink, tiled floor and a rain shower-head. Completed with a Velux window set in a double height ceiling space, concealed storage and free-standing radiator.
Main Courtyard South and east facing secure courtyard just off the living room with pedestrian access to the rear gated laneway. Laid with Popham hand-made Moroccan tiles and external lights and powerpoints.
BER No: 113603419
Performance Indicator: 223.46 kWh/m?/yr