55 Glandore Road, Drumcondra, Dublin
KELLY BRADSHAW DALTON are delighted to present No.55 Glandore Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 to the market.
Proudly positioned in this popular residential area off Griffith Avenue, No. 55 Glandore Road is a beautiful red-brick semi-detached residence. Built in the art deco era circa.1930, the property showcases many of the original features that one would expect in such a high caliber property.
With kerb appeal in abundance, bay windows, original stained glass front door and garage, 55 Glandore Road is a stunning family home, and a wonderful opportunity for a discerning purchaser to acquire a beautiful property. There is enough off-street parking for up to three cars with the added garage space, making it ideal for busy families.
Beyond the handsome façade, and through the arched doorway, you are led through the enclosed porch and into the grand hallway, with walk-in cloak room, and understair storage. There are three fine reception rooms. The first is the formal living room, with stunning original art deco style fireplace, wooden floors and beautiful bay window. Next to the living room is the separate formal dining room, with the original fireplace, wooden floors and access to the sunroom. This room could be used as a second family room, den or games room. To the back of the property there is a breakfast room, which could be used as a family room, play room or office space.From the breakfast room, there is the well laid out modern shaker style kitchen, with ample cupboard space, and laminate wood flooring. There is also access to the garage, sunroom and fantastic well-maintained mature back garden. There is a large sunroom which runs along the back of the property, a great space for entertaining family and friends.
Without a doubt, one of the most striking features of this property is the rear garden, spanning over approx.130 feet long, a real wow factor. The back garden is not overlooked allowing for absolute privacy. The garden has been lawned and is west-facing providing sunshine in abundance in the evening, great for al fresco dining.
Upstairs, one is greeted by five great sized bedrooms, all of which would comfortably fit double beds. The master bedroom is a very large double room with bay window, built-in wardrobes and original fireplace. The second bedroom is also a very spacious double, with built-in wardrobes and original fireplace. There is a small double in this wing, and the fully tiled family bathroom, with bath and electric shower overhead. The extension (added in 1985) features a W.C. and a further two good sized double bedrooms.There is no end to the features of this property. The attic is fully floored, and has been fitted with large velux windows and provides bright additional storage space, accessed via a Stira. In addition, the landing provides enough space to allow a stairs to be fitted should you wish to convert the attic to a sixth bedroom, subject to planning permission.
The location is simply superb, surrounded close to the villages of Drumcondra, Clontarf and Marino, where you will find a hub of activities on your doorstep. There are numerous shops, restaurants, cafes and bars close for convenience.
Some of the best schools in North Dublin are all within walking distance, including Maryfield College for girls situated at the top of the street less than a minute's walk. Scoil Mhuire, Ard Scoil Ris, St. Vincent de Paul, and Dominican College are also just a short stroll away. Third-level Colleges within the locality include St. Patrick's Teaching College, Marino Institute of Education & Dublin City University (DCU). For the sports enthusiast, there is an abundance of recreational facilities and amenities very close by, including Clontarf promenade for walking/running, GAA, Rugby, Tennis, Golf and Sailing Clubs. Westwood Fitness Club is only a 15-minute walk away.
Commuting further afield is made very easy with the M50, M1 Motorways and Dublin Airport within a few minutes' drive. The area is very well serviced by public transport, through many bus routes which pass close by. Drumcondra Rail Station and Clontarf DART station are also within easy reach.
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