***SOUTH FACING/FULL RED BRICK/BAY WINDOWS/ORIGINAL FEATURES RETAINED***
KELLY BRADSHAW DALTON are delighted to announce 40 Home Farm Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 to the market.
Built in the late Victorian era in the late 1890s, this special three bedroom Alexander Strain built, full red brick terrace home comes to the market with an abundance of potential. Although the property is in need of extensive renovation and modernization, this wonderful family home has retained the original and delightful features throughout and is sure to cause a stir with those who are familiar with these beautifully constructed homes.
Home Farm Road is a confetti of villa and terrace-style redbrick homes and this attractive period property will be of immense appeal to those looking for a house of distinction in Dublin 9.
On arrival you are greeted by the original handcrafted ornate wrought iron-mongered gates and railings. Beautiful in both composition and design, no matter what your personal style or aesthetic, this is sure to cause excitement.
Along the tree lined street showered with character and flare, you are greeted by a wonderful property boasting bay windows and tiled porch with original tiling and front door. On crossing the threshold one will note that there is work to be done, however it oozes potential and anyone who has an eye for the finer things in life will see through the cosmetics.
The large imposing entrance hall features original arched cornicing and centre rose. To the left of the hallway is the wonderful formal living room with original ornate marble open fireplace with scarlet tile insert and stunning bay window. Further down the hallway is the formal dining room, which again features the original marble fireplace. To the rear of the property is the kitchen and pantry with access to the rear garden.
The garden although mature is private and generous in size, it would provide ample space to entertain family and friends in the summer months or for those with green fingers to simply enjoy.
Not to be outdone, upstairs on the first floor return is the family bathroom, again in need of renovation and onto the first floor are three beautifully appointed double bedrooms, each retaining the original cast iron fireplace, and the master boasting marble fireplace and bay window overlooking the wonderful Home Farm Road.
The convenience and location of this home cannot be overstated, situated within a stone's throw of Drumcondra village with all local amenities on your doorstep. Third level colleges, Dublin City University and St Patrick's Teacher Training College are within easy walking distance. Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin are both on direct bus routes. Local national schools include, Corpus Christi National School , Scoil Mobhi, St Patrick's National School and Grace Park Educate Together. Secondary schools are within walking distance are Scoil Caitriona, Holy Faith Secondary Schools, Dominican College, Rosmini and Clonturk along with a variety of local sports clubs including Na Fíanna GAA Club, Clontarf Golf Club and Tolka Park Shelbourne FC. For lazy weekend brunches, lunch and dinner Anderson's Café, Shouk Restaurant are only a 15 minute stroll away. For those travelling further afield the M50, M1 and Dublin Airport are only a short stroll away. convenient location.
Imposing Victorian period residence circa.1890s
Unrivalled location steeped in rich local history
Railed iron-mongered fenced garden to the front with tiled porch entrance
Gas Fired Central Heating
Original open Fireplaces throughout
Original Period Features
Decorative and original coving, cornicing and centre rose in tact
Entrance Hallway - 7.43m x 1.55m
Hard wood flooring Original door with stained glass insert High ceilings Cornicing & centre rose
Formal Living Room - 5.06m x 4.37m
High ceilings Cornicing & centre rose Hard wood flooring Original doors Bay window Original fireplace with scarlet tile insert
Formal Dining Room - 3.79m x 4.15m
High ceilings Cornicing & centre rose Hard wood flooring Original doors Original fireplace with scarlet tile insert
Kitchen - 5.72m x 3.36m
High ceilings Original doors Original fireplace
Pantry - 1.77m x 2.58m
First floor return landing - 2.14m x 1.9m
Original banisters Original flooring
Bedroom One - first floor return - 3.82m x 3.41m
Overlooking the rear garden Built in storage
Bathroom - first floor return - 1.85m x 2.11m
W.C - first floor return - 0.85m x 1.59m
First floor landing - 2.55m x 1.78m
Bedroom Two - First floor - 4.15m x 3.85m
Original fireplace Carpet flooring Built in storage Over looking rear garden
Bedroom Three - Master - First floor - 5.05m x 5.92m
Bay window Original fireplace Built in storage