Douglas Newman Good are delighted to invite you to view "Ivy Lodge", 62 Belmont Avenue, Donnybrook, Dublin 4. This Georgian style, double fronted home was built circa 1740, and was one of four original houses in the Donnybrook area. It has retained most of its original features synonymous with the period. These include cast iron fireplaces, sash windows, floorboards, doors and cornicing to name but a few. The property has been totally upgraded and modernised, to exacting standards in recent years. In addition to the complete renovation "Ivy Lodge" benefits enormously from its stunning, open plan, kitchen/dining and family room extension which is light filled, contemporary and exceptionally versatile. Upon entering "Ivy Lodge " it is immediately apparent that you are viewing a truly exceptional family home, elegant period features marry seamlessly with contemporary and stylish modern living. The natural light which flows throughout the entire house is wonderful and the current owners have spared no expense in creating a turn key and truly unique home.
Having recently undergone an extensive refurbishment which included re-roofing, re-wiring, re-plumbing, extensive landscaping, newly fitted kitchen, bathrooms, boot room/utility room and very large family room " Ivy Lodge " leaves nothing for its lucky new owners to do but unpack.
Elegant, light filled and spacious living accommodation comprises of an entrance hall level, two fine reception rooms with original fireplaces, sash windows, cornicing, fitted bookcases and storage solutions. One of the reception rooms has double doors which open on to the totally secluded inner courtyard (complete with its own natural water spring) Steps from the hallway lead to beautiful, open plan dining room/kitchen and family room. The newly fitted kitchen (designed by Blackrock Kitchens) comes complete with top of the range Neff and Bosch appliances. The kitchen boasts a feature island unit with a polished Silestone counter top (Orinoco), built- in Neff induction hob, and retractable Elica extractor fan with overhead lighting. The family room extension is comfortable and stylish with floor to ceiling doors (Munster Joinery) opening directly to the inner courtyard area on one side and the paved patio rear garden on the other. Off the kitchen you have a most practical utility room/boot room (with an original brick fireplace feature) and guest w.c. At the hall floor return level you have the most fantastic and luxurious family bathroom which is bathed in natural light, with his/hers sinks, double shower cubicle and freestanding bath. The first floor level has two very well proportioned double bedrooms the master of which has a picture window overlooking the inner courtyard. The first floor return level hosts another two double bedrooms both of which are en-suite. Outside the professionally landscaped, south facing, rear garden really needs to be seen to be truly appreciated. It is fully walled, totally enclosed and private and lends itself so well to al fresco dining and family entertainment. It is an ideal retreat in which to relax and unwind from the hustle and bustle of a busy day. The front of the property is fully walled and the gravelled driveway offers off street parking for 3/4 cars.
Belmont Avenue is one of Dublin 4's most prestigious residential addresses. The convenience of this road cannot be overstated with every amenity within easy access. Donnybrook and Ranelagh villages with their vast selection of quality restaurants, speciality shops, boutiques and LUAS stations are a short stroll. A 10 minute walk will bring you to Herbert Park and onwards to the Landsdowne Dart station; UCD and Trinity College are a ten minute drive. Some of the capital's finest primary and secondary schools including, St. Mary’s National School at the bottom of Belmont Avenue, Muckross and Sandford Park colleges, Ranelagh Multi Denominational, Scoil Bhride and Gonzaga College are a short walk away. Other aminities include St Vincent's Hospital and Elm Park golf course which are also close by. St Stephen's Green, Grafton Street and Dublin City centre are only 15 min drive away.
Early viewing of this unique family home is both advisable and highly recommended.
• Fine period home (dating back to 1740) spanning circa 2723 sq ft.
• Completely refurbished, newly fitted kitchen and bathrooms
• Rewired, replumbed, new heating system including underfloor heating
• Three Reception Rooms.
• Four large double bedrooms, two ensuite.
• Magnificent family bathroom with NK Porcelanosa his and her sinks, double shower cubicle, freestanding bath.
• Wonderful landscaped south facing garden, three separate paved patio areas, including an inner courtyard
boasting its own spring well
• Off street parking for 3/4 cars.
• Highly convenient Dublin 4 location
• Bootroom/ulityroom/guest w.c.
Viewing by appointment only
Entrance Hallway -
Original stained and varnished floorboards
Reception Room 1 - 4.53m x 4.7m
With original cast iron fireplace, brass hood, open fire option, tiled hearth, stained and varnished floorboards, part paneled walls, built in shelving and bookcases, sash windows x2, original French double doors opening on to
Inner Courtyard - 5.71m x 5.82m
Totally secluded with a paved patio area bordered by a variety of plants and shrubs, wisteria and jasmine climbers, natural spring well with the potential for garden irregation
Reception Room 2 - 4.53m x 4.29m
(To front), with original stained and varnished floorboards, original cast iron fireplace with tiled insert and hearth, open fire option, TV point, part panelled walls, sash windows x2
Steps down to Inner Hallway -
Under-stairs storage, recessed lighting, half glass panel door to open plan
Kitchen/Dining/Family Room -
With engineered flooring, underfloor heating, side sash window x2, large vault skylight
Kitchen - 4.5m x 5.38m
Newly fitted Blackrock Kitchen design , with extensively fitted wall to floor units, Franke by Villeroy and Boch Belfast sinks x2, Quooker tap, integrated coffee dock, integrated stainless steel Neff oven, integrated Neff microwave, Bosch stainless steel american fridge/freezer, Bins storage, integrated Neff dishwasher, polished Silestone counter tops (Orinoco/ White Storm) work surfaces and window sills, feature island unit affording seating for up to six people, integrated Neff induction hob, power points, larder units, abundant storage solutions, elica retractable lighted extractor fan.
Family Room - 6.04m x 5.82m
With solid wood flooring, underfloor heating, sliding doors (Munster Joinery) opening directly to rear garden on one side and inner courtyard on the other side, wall mounted Morso solid fuel burning stove, feature solid oak shelving and TV unit, large picture windows overlooking side garden patio
Utility room/Bathroom/Guest W.C - 4.7m x 2.21m
With creme marble tiled flooring, underfloor heating, feature exposed brick original fire place, (systems control panel), Whirlpool washing machine and dryer, counter tops, extensive shelving and hanging space/ cloak room, sliding door to guest W.C, creme marfil tiled floor, NK porcelanosa wash hand basin, antique style Burlington W.C
Stairs to Hall Level Return -
Landing (sash window), stairs to
Family Bathroom - 1.26m x 5.85m
Luxurious family bathroom with fully tiled floor, free standing NK porcelanosa bath, his and hers wall mounted wash hand basins with stainless steel towel rails, glass shelving and wall mounted mirrors with lighting feature, full mirrored door with newly fitted water tank, abundant storage solutions, cast iron fireplace, NK porcelanosa W.C., double shower cubicle with marble wall tiling, rainbow head shower and hand held shower, sash windows x2, recessed lighting
First Floor Return -
Landing with original stained floorboards, sash window
Bedroom 1 - 4.8m x 4.77m
(To front), large double with sash windows x2, built in wardrobes, original cast iron fireplace, open fire option, attractive ceiling coving
Bedroom 2 - 4.52m x 4.37m
(Master), with extensively fitted wardrobes, cast iron fireplace tiled insert, large picture window overlooking inner courtyard
Upstairs First Floor -
Landing with extensive storage, skylight window
Bedroom 3 - 4.63m x 4.7m
(Large double), with original cast iron fireplace, original door
En-Suite - 2.7m x 1.81m
With fully tiled floor, NK porcelanosa W.C and wash hand basin, subway tiled shower cubicle with fitted power shower, wall mounted glass medicine cabinet
Bedroom 4 - 4.63m x 4.26m
(Large Double), original door, solid wood flooring, extensive power points, sliding door to
En-Suite - 1.6m x 2.0m
With (NK porcelanosa WC and wash hand basin), cast iron fireplace, fully tiled shower cubicle with subway wall tiling, power shower, velux window, wall mounted mirrored medicine cabinet, towel rail
Front Garden -
Fully walled, bordered by mature hedging,gravelled driveway with off street parking for 3/4 cars