2 Palmerston Villas, Rathmines, Dublin 6
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- 4 bedrooms
- 5 bathrooms
Property descriptionA gracious elegant Victorian period home of enormous style and character, superbly positioned on this quiet cul-de-sac overlooking Brookfield Tennis Club, parallel to Palmerston Park and just off the Upper Rathmines Road within walking distance of Milltown and Cowper Luas. The home is presented in excellent decorative order and has been renovated, restored, and extended to exceptional standards. Extending to 4,241 sq.ft./ 394 sq.m., attention to detail and respect for the original pure Victorian home combine with fine taste and craftsmanship to create a home where the elegance of the original harmonises and blends seamlessly with the new. All the elements of elegant, comfortable and practical family living await you at No. 2, superb reception, family, living and bedroom areas are arranged over 3 floors, with a tasteful conservatory extension designed with great sensitivity to the original Victorian home, providing extensive living space linking the home and gardens. A flight of gracious granite steps lead to a stunningly elegant hall floor where classic style, generous proportions and fine ornate period details combine to create reception rooms of extraordinary style and elegance. The double drawing rooms interconnect and enjoy superb natural light. Also at this level, an atmospheric study with period bookcases is a real sanctuary. The family living area and kitchen/ breakfastroom are at garden level, taking maximum advantage of sunlight, orientation and garden. The presentation, flexibility and extent of space, with a perfect balance of bedroom, bathroom and living space make this a special family home. Lived in since 2004 by the current owners, it has been a happy home and hosted many a party and family event. No 2 awaits the arrival of the next owners. The gardens both front and rear, have been redesigned with enormous flair, combining informal planting, mature trees and shrubs, flower borders and hedging. The rear garden provides valuable off street parking. The location is perfect just 2.5 miles approx. from St. Stephen's Green, with Rathmines, Rathgar, Ranelagh and Dartry on its doorstep, and within a stroll of local shopping at Upper Rathmines Road and Dunville Avenue. Some of Dublin's best schools and colleges are nearby including Trinity and UCD. The renaissance of Ranelagh and Rathmines gives a choice of restaurants, cinemas and excellent local shopping at Dunville Ave, Upper Rathmines Road and Rathmines town centre with the newly opened Fallon and Byrne and the Stella cinema. Luas stops at Cowper Road and Milltown are equidistant to the property, affording swift access to St. Stephen's Green, Dundrum and Sandyford. Sports clubs nearby include Milltown Golf Club and David Lloyd Riverview, with Brookfield Tennis Club and LA Fitness literally across the road.
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