DNG are delighted to present Hillside, this magnificent double-fronted detached home combines 1930s elegance with 21st Century craftsmanship and a floor space of approx. 2,724 sq. ft/ 253 sq. m, laid out over two levels, with potential attic conversion.
Hillside is approached by impressive wrought iron electric gates with a cobble/gravel driveway leading through to its 0.2 acre of landscaped gardens and private terraces. Upon entering, it is quite apparent that the standard and quality of finish (of finish and the quality) of this family home is exceptional. The main door opens onto the reception hallway with integrate ceiling coving and centre rose. The hall is flanked by two impressive receptions rooms, with one enjoying a dual aspect views over the landscaped gardens. These rooms have high ceilings, ornate fireplaces and ceiling cornices. For entertaining guests, there is a sitting room and a sun room both with access onto the South facing gardens. The house comes with a bespoke kitchen which leads through to the open plan family room. The kitchen is fitted with an oak floor, granite and oak worktops, island unit and a balanced flue gas stove. There is a guest wc, a separate utility room. The spacious 172 sq.ft. / 16 sq.m. (approx.) garage / workshop with side access opening into a sunny tiled area. Upstairs there is a generous and light filled landing with five bedrooms along with a family bathroom and separate shower room.
Hillside is situated on approx. 0.2 acre of beautifully manicured gardens which have been extremely well screened from both Orwell Road and neighbouring properties. The gardens provide complete privacy thanks to a selection of mature trees and shrubs. To the front is a sweeping gravel/cobble driveway with mature box hedging framing the granite walkways, while the side of the house offers a Westerly aspect laid out in lawn, an ideal suntrap for catching the afternoon sun. The rear garden is South facing with beautiful borders and a further patio area located off the sitting room and family room. To the side there is an original garage / workshop (172 sq.ft. / 16 sq.m.).
The convenience of this location cannot be overstated. There is an excellent range of well-established primary and secondary schools all within easy access. The close proximity of Rathgar, Terenure, Rathmines and Dartry provides a choice of trendy restaurants and local shops. Whilst Sport clubs nearby include Rathgar Tennis Club and Brookfield, LA Fitness, Terenure Sports Club, Leinster Cricket Club and Rathmines swimming pool. The area is well served by excellent bus routes to and from the city centre and walking distance to the Luas, and is approximately 5 kilometres to St Stephens Green. All in all, this presents a wonderful opportunity to acquire a unique home of style and distinction, on one of Dublins most sought-after roads.
Handsome detached family home
Built c. 1932
Gas fired central heating
C3 BER Externally insulated
Off street parking for six cars
Set on 0.2 acre of landscaped gardens
Garage / Workshop
Entrance Hall Light filled with ceiling coving, centre rose and solid oak flooring.
Living Room Bay window, ceiling coving, centre rose, Oolitic polished limestone fireplace with cast iron insert, interconnecting pocket doors lead to;Tiled floor, wc, whb.
Drawing Room Ceiling coving, solid fuel Little Wenlock stove, tv point, access to garden.
Sun Room Bright room with tiled floor, gas fire stove, two velux windows and access to the garden.
Dining Room Ceiling coving, centre rose, plate picture rail, oak flooring, mahogany fireplace with gas insert.
Kitchen Bespoke wall and floor units, tiled splashback, engineered oak floor, oven, hob, extractor, dishwasher, Granite worktop balanced flue gas stove.
Family Room Light filled room with vaulted ceiling with roof lights and access to the garden.
Utility Room Tiled floor, built in units, plumbed for washing machine, sink, access to front and rear garden.
Landing Ceiling coving and attic access.
Bedroom 1 Double room, built in storage, ceiling coving, picture rail, overlooking rear garden.
Bedroom 2 Double room, ceiling coving, picture rail, mahogany fireplace with tiled surround, whb, overlooking the rear garden.
Bedroom 3 Bay window, double room with dual aspect, ceiling coving, built in storage, overlooking the side and front garden.
Bedroom 4 Good size room, ceiling coving, picture rail, built in shelving.
Bedroom 5 Double room with dual aspect, ceiling coving, picture rail, built in storage.
Bathroom Partly tiled wall, tiled floor, ceiling coving, bath, wc, whb, bath, bidet, hot-press.
Shower Room Fully tiled with shower.
Garage with solid Oak flooring, bi fold doors, attic storage, sink, large rooflight.
Travelling out of Rathgar Village onto Orwell Road, continue through the lights and travel down the hill, then take the second right turn onto Braemor Park. ’Hillside’ is the corner house on Orwell Road and Braemor Park.
BER No: 113713291
Performance Indicator: 207.37 kWh/m2/yr