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8 Dolphin Avenue, off South Circular Road, South City Centre, Dublin 8, D08 H7N3Sale Agreed C3

3 Bed End of Terrace House 146 m² / 1572 ft² Sale Agreed

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Owen Reilly present 8 Dolphin Avenue, a beautiful, three bedroom, end of terrace Victorian residence with a modern extension and double garage to to rear located on this much sought after residential cul de sac just off the South Circular Road. Superbly positioned on the sunny west facing side of the road and having the benefit of a south facing return, this property enjoys magnificent levels of light throughout the day, with the perfect south/west orientation. Behind the unusually wide brick facade is a very interesting interior with generous and light-filled rooms in contemporary style combined with original period features such as sash windows, timber flooring and high ceilings. The exceptionally spacious accommodation additionally enjoys a most unusual dual aspect in a number of its rooms, adding another dimension to the character of the house. To rear is a garage (22 sq. m.) providing rear access for a car and off street parking.

The accommodation comprises of an inviting entrance hall with a guest WC, an elegant and generous living room with double height ceilings running from front to back with four large windows, a contemporary kitchen/dining room, three double bedrooms, main en-suite, hotpress, and a superbly appointed family bathroom. Outside there is a large paved side terrace perfect for al fresco dining linking to the walled rear garden extending 70 ft. including the side terrace. A large double garage helps to future proof the property by giving you the flexibility to install a private EV point if required and is accessed from the rear lane leading to Priestly Cottages. To the front is an attractive garden with wrought iron gates and ample on street resident parking. Viewing of this special home is a must to appreciate the unique features.

More about the location...

Situated off the South Circular Road close to the junction of Cork Street. This is a mature location close to Leonard’s Corner, Christchurch, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, St. Stephen’s Green and Grafton Street. Portobello and Camden Street is a short walk away. Popular local spots include the Fumbally Café and Bastible. Excellent transport links with the LUAS close by as well as numerous bus routes.


Superb end of terrace period house in walk in condition.
Peaceful setting on a quiet residential cul de sac, backing onto the Grand Canal.
Presented with style, flair and complemented by stunning period features.
Exceptionally spacious, light filled accommodation throughout.
South/west facing walled rear garden with beautiful shrubs.
Double detached garage to rear with vehicular access.
Prime Dublin 8 location with excellent transport links and easy walking distance of the city centre
Gas fired central heating.
Ample residential disc on street car parking.
Beautiful dual aspect bathroom.

BER Details



ENTRANCE PORCH (1.15m x 1.35m)
Welcoming recessed porch with a beautiful original fan light above an elegant, black panelled door.

INNER HALL (6.87m x 1.72m)
Warm and welcoming entrance hall with solid wooden floor, feature original original arch leading to the kitchen/dining area with views through the house and to the rear garden maximising the light throughout the hallway.

LIVING ROOM (8.25m x 4.28m)
Amazing living room with 5m high ceilings and a triple aspect with four windows that fill the room with natural light. Views onto the Grand Canal through two sash windows which are south facing. Bespoke library built into the double height room giving it a cosy feel for a spacious room. The centrepiece of this room is an original feature white marble open fireplace.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM (8.01m x 4.28m)
This kitchen is cleverly designed with an abundance of light flooding into the room, with south facing floor to ceiling sliding doors leading out on to the side garden. Floor mounted kitchen units complemented by a white quartz countertop with integrated sink and drying area. The breakfast bar enjoys a beautiful view over the rear the garden. Appliances to include a freestanding Smeg range style cooker with overhead extractor fan, and a Beko dishwasher. Under floor heating and slate tiled floor throughout the kitchen matching with the outdoor terrace. The dining area is located in the centre of the room with views onto the walled garden terrace.

GUEST CLOAKROOM (1.50m x 0.99m)
With a WC, WHB and part tiled walls.

Return First Floor Return

BEDROOM 1 (7.02m x 4.17m)
Spacious double bedroom with south facing window overlooking the Grand Canal. Built in wall to wall wardrobes and recessed lighting, Velux window which floods the room with light.

EN-SUITE (2.13m x 1.69m)
With a WC, WHB, step in shower enclosure, heated towel rail, window overlooking the canal, part tiled walls, vanity mirror and wall mounted cabinet.

First Floor
UPPER LANDING (1.21m x 3.94m)
Access to attic.

BEDROOM 2 (4.03m x 2.68m)
Double bedroom with dual aspect, sash windows overlooking the canal and front garden.

BATHROOM (2.53m x 3.94m)
Beautiful bathroom with a dual aspect south/west aspect, Villeroy & Boch WHB, WC Geberit, free standing bath, shower enclosure with rainwater shower head, and a wall mounted radiator.

BEDROOM 3 (4.02m x 2.86m)
Double bedroom with easterly aspect overlooking the front garden, sash windows.

Storage/hotpress with hanging rail and shelves.

Garden Garden Level

GARDEN (11.26m x 6.15m)
West facing rear garden set mainly in lawn and framed by an abundance of mature shrubs and trees providing year round colour bears breeches, euphorbia and a silver birch tree. Paved path leading to rear garage.

SIDE TERRACE (9.16m x 2.80m)
Superb space which is perfect for al fresco dining with slate tiled paving.


GARAGE (4.90m x 4.55m)
Housing washing machine, dryer, gardening table with sink, extensive range of storage shelves, electric roller shutter garage door, tiled, and water tank.

BOILER ROOM (2.68m x 1.46m)
Housing the gas boiler.

FRONT GARDEN (7.52m x 4.11m)
Railed front garden with terracotta tiled pathway approaching the hall door. The garden has an array of mature trees and shrubs including a black samubucca, a Japanese maple tree and a lavender hedge.