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Glenmaurice House, 71 St Lawrence Road, Clontarf, Dublin 3

Detached House

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240 sq.m.

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Karen Mulvaney Property are delighted to present to the market ‘Glenmaurice House’ 71 St Lawrence Road. Dating back to 1876 this wonderful Period home offers a rare opportunity to purchase a beautiful extended detached three bedroom residence on a tree lined street in one of Clontarf’s most sought after locations. This charming home boasts numerous original features from ceiling coving, original doors and original fireplaces, the further appeal of this home is the expansive manicured rear garden that measures approx., 250ft. Viewing video

Behind the red brick façade you are welcomed into the most impressive hallway, the stained glass fanlight and side panels over the entrance door and a large window on the landing floods this space with natural light. Located off the hallway on the left hand side there is an elegant living room, this room boasts high ceilings with original ceiling coving and ceiling rose and picture rail. A stunning marble fireplace with open fire adds to the ambiance while a large sash window drenches this space with natural light. On the right of the entrance hallway there is a formal dining room, equally impressive this large space also boasts the same original features and has a feature fireplace that creates a focal point. There is a view to the front via a large sash window and the original door to the rear garden is still in place, although not in use, it has feature stained glass that adds an interesting dimension to this room.

The split-level entrance hall has two steps leading down to the kitchen/dining room, with the storage under the stairs being used as a wine store. The kitchen/dining room really is the heart of this home and is fitted with a range of wall and floor units, two windows frame the view over the expansive rear garden, this room also offers ample dining space. There is direct access off this room through to the library and sun room on the left-hand side. The library offers a variety of uses and is an ideal space for a home office, a door leads through into the sun room. This wonderful space opens out to the large patio and offers another space to entertain.

Off to the right-hand side of the kitchen/dining room there is access to a utility room, additional storage room, downstairs shower room and garage. The is also access to the third reception room/family room. This room is flooded with natural light with the aid of a large window and sliding doors that opens to the rear garden. This room also offers a variety of uses and can easily be used as guest accommodation.

The original staircase leads a return where a large double bedroom is located to the rear of the property and commands a view over the rear garden. This large double bedroom is flooded with natural light and has ample built in wardrobes. From the return the staircase leads up to a large landing, where the original ceiling coving continues, enjoying a westerly aspect, this whole area is flooded with natural light with the aid of a large sash window.

The master bedroom is a large dual aspect double bedroom and enjoys views over St Lawrence Road and the rear garden. It also has its own ensuite. An original fireplace and ceiling coving add to the charm of this room. There is a further large bedroom to the right on the landing, also dual aspect and large storage cupboard this space can easily be adapted to facilitate an ensuite. Ceiling cornice and high ceilings also feature.

Off the landing the staircase continues to the bathroom. This charming space is fitted with wc, whb and free-standing roll top bath. Two original windows and feature stained glass allow plenty of natural light.

Outside a large cobblelock driveway is tucked away behind original wrought iron railing, this large area provides ample off-street parking, double doors allow direct access to the garage.

To the rear of the property the expansive landscaped rear garden offers an ideal place to relax an unwind, predominantly laid in lawn it features numerous well stocked flower beds and patio areas, offering an outstanding outdoor space. The end of the garden is in use as a vegetable garden with poly tunnell and offers a potential purchaser the opportunity to be self-sufficient. A shed caters for additional storage and there is a smaller patio area within this space. The rear garden is further enhanced by rear access to vehicular lane. There is ample space and potential for future development here subject to PP.

St Lawrence Road needs little introduction as being one of Clontarf’s premier roads, from the terrace of redbrick homes to the mature trees and unique street lighting, it is ideally positioned with Howth Road at the top and the Clontarf Road and promenade at the bottom. Clontarf is a coastal suburb on the north side of Dublin. It has a range of commercial facilities mainly centred on Vernon Avenue. Clontarf’s most notable amenity is its seafront, with a promenade running continuously from Alfie Byrne Road to the wooden bridge at Dollymount. As well as extensive walks and green areas, St Anne’s Park is nearby and is the second largest municipal park in Dublin. Clontarf contains numerous sporting facilities, such as GAA, Rugby, Cricket, Tennis, Golf and Sailing. The local schools are also of excellent repute. Clontarf is one stop on the DART from the city centre, has a cosy village atmosphere and most roads lead down to the sea. The place is steeped in history. Clontarf’s ancient name, Cluain Tarbh, means “meadow of the bulls”, from the sound of the waves on the seafront which was likened to the bellowing of bulls. ‘Glenmaurice House’ will no doubt offer the new owners their own unique piece of local history.




Entrance Hall - 5.4m (17'9") x 2.15m (7'1")
Approached through the front door with stained glass either side and above. Split level with original floorboards, understairs storage, dado rail.

Living Room - 5.4m (17'9") x 3.85m (12'8")
With large original sash window to the front, high ceiling, picture rail, floorboards, granite fireplace

Dining Room - 5.4m (17'9") x 3.85m (12'8")
Original sash window to the front, high ceiling, feature fireplace. The stained glass window feature was the original back door.

Kitchen Breakfast area - 3.9m (12'10") x 5m (16'5")
Light filled east facing cosy country kitchen overlooking the magnificent garden. Range of floor and wall mounted units, stained glass internal doors.

Office / Library - 3.9m (12'10") x 2.15m (7'1")
Built in shelving, stained glass internal door leading to the

Sun Room - 6.2m (20'4") x 3.12m (10'3")
Access to the rear garden, tiled floor.

Utility Room - 3.21m (10'6") x 3.4m (11'2")
Space and plumbing for appliances, sink unit, door to rear garden.

Store Room - 1.62m (5'4") x 3.84m (12'7")

Shower Room - 1.65m (5'5") x 2.19m (7'2")
WC, WHB and shower

Family Room - 6.24m (20'6") x 3.55m (11'8")
Patio doors lead out to the rear garden, inset spotlights to ceiling.

Double doors to front

First floor return - 5.59m (18'4") x 2.05m (6'9")

Bedroom One - 4m (13'1") x 5m (16'5")
Overlooking the rear garden, original floorboards, range of built in mirror fronted wardrobes. Access to loft space

First floor Landing
Sash window to front overlooking St Lawrence Road with built in window seat with storage under, further, storage either side.

Bedroom Two - 5.38m (17'8") x 3.87m (12'8")
Dual aspect room, original cast iron fireplace, large walk-in storage cupboard

Storage - 2.3m (7'7") x 1.44m (4'9")

Master Bedroom - 5.38m (17'8") x 3.83m (12'7")
Large dual aspect room, high ceiling, coving to ceiling, ornate ceiling rose, cast iron fireplace.

Ensuite - 1.9m (6'3") x 1.51m (4'11")
WC, WHB & shower

Second Floor

Main Bathroom - 1.7m (5'7") x 2.14m (7'0")
Roll top bath, wash hand basin, WC, two small windows to rear.

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.


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