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US $16,544,552
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  • 7 bedrooms
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classical early-20th century city detached residence
73 ALIESBURY ROADBALLSBRIDGE, DUBLIN 4, D04 Y6V90.405 HECTARES (1 ACRE)No 73 Ailesbury Road is truly an exceptional property and is undoubtedly the finest detached house to come to the market, on an acre of outstanding private and secluded gardens on Dublin's Premier Residential Road. This outstanding 7 bedroom family residence extends to 443 sq. m (4,768 sq.ft) and comes with its own manicured 3 hole putting green.The residence is a superb example of the classical architecture revival of its time, built circa. 1913. No 73 is an imposing grand house sitting proud with a backdrop of a wonderful and beautiful south facing manicured mature gardens, incorporating, lawns, shrubberies, flowerbeds wooded pathways, terraces, and glazed pavilion.No 73 Ailesbury Road was designed by Rudolf Maximilian Butler, the prominent architect, architectural historian, academic and journalist, as his private home. Some of Butler's well-known designs are Catholic ecclesiastical works, including the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Mulranny, Co Mayo and the Sacred Heart Church in Castletownbere, Co Cork.A member of the Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland and founding member of the Architectural Association of Ireland, he also edited The Irish Builder and the Technical Journal, eventually becoming professor of architecture at University College Dublin from 1924-1942, when he would have lived at number 73.A classical early-20th century city detached home of elegant proportions surrounded by extensive private and secluded manicured gardens, offering the discerning purchaser the opportunity to acquire a magnificent family home situated on the south side of the renowned tree lined Ailesbury Road in Dublin 4. The house and secluded rear gardens enjoy an enviable southerly aspect and privacy close to Dublin City Centre.This truly exceptional property has two separate gated entrances from Ailesbury Road, comprising features such as box bay windows and French doors, decorative cornices embellished with decorative mouldings, Adam style fireplaces in entrance hall, formal dining room and formal drawing room. The property boasts beautifully proportioned south facing reception rooms opening out to the spectacular terrace and gardens, as well as a well-planned English style kitchen and breakfast room with access to the balustrade terrace. Take a lift to the first floor where you will find an exquisite principal bedroom with substantial dressing room and bathroom suite as well as six bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.The manicured gardens which extend to 0.405 HA (1 ACRE) are laid out with wonderful secret areas interconnected by meandering pathways. Following the lavender pergola walk with its magnificent intertwining of iridescent Wisteria, Mature Vines and climbing Roses, one arrives at the meadow garden, filled with colour, spring bulbs, through to summer and then autumnal colour with wildflowers, a haven for honeybees. Continue along the path, to the wooded area with trickling brook and rock waterfall, bounded by plantings of Rhododendron, Spring bulbs, Dahlias, Acer Japanese Maple and Weeping Ash, spectacular in spring with underplanting of Bluebells, Snowdrops, and Daffodils.A substantial Beech Hedge separates the wonderland wooded area from the manicured putting green, bordered with beautifully coloured herbaceous borders. The gardens benefit from having their own garden well supplying ground water to the sophisticated automatic water irrigation system, thus maintaining the sustainability of the garden even during times of drought.For those with ambition to have a much larger residence, Lawrence and Long Architects have designed a wonderful concept for this extraordinary property.Architect Joe Lawrence advised that “The house and the garden to this property are unique and quite special. To substantially increase the

73, Ailesbury Road, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
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