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1 Vernon Grove, Rathgar, Dublin 6, D06 W5W5€1,675,000 D2

4 Bed Semi-Detached House 251 m² / 2702 ft² For Sale

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Exuding charm, character and many unique period features, this handsome 4-bedroom Edwardian family home, which dates from c.1900, has been tastefully extended and renovated over the years. 1 Vernon Grove is superbly positioned on this quiet residential road just off Rathmines Road Upper in a truly convenient location within walking distance of Cowper and Milltown Luas stations and a wide selection of Junior and Senior schools together with extensive local amenities including excellent shopping on Upper Rathmines Road. The renaissance of Rathgar, Rathmines and Ranelagh provides a choice of trendy restaurants, coffee houses, local shops and sports clubs as well as easy cycling or walking to the city centre. The house features wonderfully elegant accommodation, rich with period details including lofty high ceilings, tall bay windows, handsome fireplaces and ornate cornicing to name but a few. Formal reception rooms of elegant proportions enjoy fine period detail where the charm and elegance of the Edwardian period has been retained and enhanced. The drawing and dining room are at the heart of this home - offering bright living and entertaining space with feature fireplaces and doors leading to the rear of the property. The kitchen and dining extension provides a great family space with double doors to the rear garden. There is generous storage space in both the utility room and under stair storage. Upstairs across 3 levels are 4 well-proportioned double bedrooms and two family bathrooms and separate w.c. offering plenty of space for a growing family. The west facing rear garden enjoys great privacy and features a blend of paving and lawn and beautiful greenery providing colour and screening. To the front is a well-manicured garden with mature greenery offering great privacy.


  • Handsome Edwardian semi-detached property (c.1900)
  • GFCH
  • Alarm
  • Wired for multi-room sound
  • Living and Dining Room ceiling height 3.2m approx.
  • Great balance of living and bedroom space
  • Mature gardens front and rear
  • Superbly located with local shopping on Rathmines Road Upper only two minutes away


Porch - Original tiles, coving, hall door with stained glass. Entrance Hallway - Coving, centre rose, dado rail, arch, alarm panel, excellent under stair storage and cupboard space for water tank. Living Room - Box bay window, coving, picture rail, ceiling rose, handsome open fireplace with tiled inset and brass hood, mahogany mantle and surround, original timber floors, recessed lighting, stained glass pocket door through to: Dining Room - Currently in use as a second living room use as you will. Coving, picture rail, centre rose, handsome open mantle fireplace with tiled inset and hearth and marble mantle and surround. French door to rear courtyard. Original timber floors. Recessed lighting. Hall Return - Kitchen/Breakfast Room - Hand painted shaker style wall and floor units with maple counter top, Bosch 5-ring induction hob, Miele extractor hood, Neff twin oven, Kueppersbusch combi-steam oven, plumbed for dishwasher, Liebherr integrated fridge, three larder cupboards, breakfast counter with sink unit and maple counter top, recessed lights, phone point, six pane sash window overlooking courtyard, surround sound speakers and controls, door to utility room and through to family room Utility Room - Plumbed for washing machine, tumble dryer, gas boiler, Belfast sink, uPVC sash window Family Room - Spacious reception room use as you will. Vaulted ceiling, three metre ceiling height approx. Hardwood flooring, feature gas stove on raised brick hearth. Enjoys a dual aspect, feature stained glass windows. Door to rear garden. 1st Floor Return - Guest WC - WC, wash hand basin unit, mirrored bathroom cabinet, uPVC sash window, heated towel rail, recessed lights, wood flooring. Bedroom 3 - Double to rear, coving, picture rail, picture window, cast iron open fireplace. 1st Floor - Landing - Dado rail. Bedroom 2 - Double bedroom to rear, cast iron open fireplace, fitted wardrobes, coving, picture rail, original aluminium picture window. Bedroom 1 - Wonderful light-fitted principal bedroom to the front with box bay window, timber floors, wall to wall fitted wardrobes, aluminium windows, coving, picture rail, centre rose, wired for sound, recessed lighting. Second Floor Return - Landing - Velux, attic hatch, cornicing, dado rail. Shower Room - Tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin unit, wc, tiled floor, original sash window with fitted plantation shutters, recessed lights. Family bathroom - Large sunken jacuzzi bath, heated towel rail, vertical radiator, corner shower cubicle, wired for sound, recessed lights, aluminium window with plantation shutters offering rooftop views, maple flooring. Second Floor - Landing - Attic hatch, storage closet. Bedroom 4 - Originally two attic rooms and could be divided again as both doors intact, dormer window, Velux window, two picture windows affording a triple aspect, two cast iron fireplaces, panelled ceiling Front Garden - The front garden has pedestrian access and is walled on one side with hedging offering privacy to the front. Gated side passage to rear courtyard and garden. Wonderfully mature with flowering plants, shrubs and trees. Rear garden - The rear garden is very charming walled and paved with a brick barbeque and an abundance of flowering and edible plants Calla lilies, bamboo, fatsia japonica, rhubarb, rosemary, sage and sorrel. Enjoys a westerly aspect.


Andrea Whelan

BER Details

BER: D2 BER No: 104338181 Energy Performance Indicator: 290 kWh/m2/yr