Eglinton Manor, Eglinton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4

$5,510,428
8
Bedrooms
5 834
ft2
Sherry FitzGerald
Listed on September 16, 2021

Description

A rare opportunity to acquire one of the most stunning detached homes in Dublin 4.

Built in 1850, Eglinton Manor is an exceptionally fine detached double fronted Victorian residence standing on a very impressive site, in excess of 0.4 acre, at the Ranelagh end of Eglinton Road, one of Dublin 4's most favoured and prestigious residential roads. Without doubt one of the finest homes to grac…
A rare opportunity to acquire one of the most stunning detached homes in Dublin 4.

Built in 1850, Eglinton Manor is an exceptionally fine detached double fronted Victorian residence standing on a very impressive site, in excess of 0.4 acre, at the Ranelagh end of Eglinton Road, one of Dublin 4's most favoured and prestigious residential roads. Without doubt one of the finest homes to grace the Dublin market in years, Eglinton Manor has it all a breath-taking period home in the heart of Dublin 4, the most sought-after location in the city. Enjoying 542sq.m./5,837sq.ft. approx. (including the 2 rooms in the lower ground floor) of elegant and flexible accommodation, this sublime 21st century home is the perfect house for those seeking a spacious home combining exquisite Victorian architecture with contemporary modern comfort and a wonderful interior of immense style and character.

Built in 1850, Eglinton Manor is an exceptionally fine detached double fronted Victorian residence standing on a very impressive site, in excess of 0.4 acre, at the Ranelagh end of Eglinton Road, one of Dublin 4's most favoured and prestigious residential roads. Without doubt one of the finest homes to grace the Dublin market in years, Eglinton Manor has it all a breath-taking period home in the heart of Dublin 4, the most sought-after location in the city. Enjoying 542sq.m./5,837sq.ft. approx. (including the 2 rooms in the lower ground floor) of elegant and flexible accommodation, this sublime 21st century home is the perfect house for those seeking a spacious home combining exquisite Victorian architecture with contemporary modern comfort and a wonderful interior of immense style and character.

At the heart of the home is the stunning, bright open-plan kitchen, dining, living room a contemporary extension designed by Gilroy McMahon Architects in 2019, adding a real wow factor to the home. There is a wonderful fluidity to this part of the house as the living space at this level can be opened up to the stunning garden and patio area in dramatic fashion to allow for large scale entertaining or for the most relaxed everyday living.

The home enjoys a wealth of exquisite original period detail to include French Victorian double entrance doors, a magnificent Victorian staircase, ornate mantelpieces, high ceilings and decorative cornices. A perfect balance of elegant accommodation awaits to include four elegant reception rooms, two of which interconnect and 8 bedrooms the newly built kitchen/family/breakfast room with a stunning bespoke Newcastle Design kitchen. A practical large Utility room, Newcastle designed Boot room plus a pantry provide exceptional storage.

The gardens are a real asset to the property. The landscaped front garden with original wrought iron railings has generous secure off-street parking for up to 6 cars. A wonderful, secluded rear garden provides multiple options for outdoor dining and recreation with several patio areas. It is set out in lawn with mature borders, specimen trees and herbaceous planting, creating year-round interest.

Eglinton Manor enjoys an exceptionally convenient location on Eglinton Road within a few hundred yards of the excellent shops, boutiques, restaurants and gastro pubs of both Donnybrook and Ranelagh villages and the extensive recreational amenities of Herbert Park. There are numerous sports clubs close by including Leinster Rugby Headquarters and Donnybrook Rugby grounds, the AVIVA Stadium, Merrion Cricket club, Donnybrook Tennis Club and David Lloyd (Riverview) Sports Centre. An excellent choice of schools is also within easy walking distance including St Mary's National School, Muckross Park, Gonzaga College, St Michaels College, The Teresian School, Alexandra College and Sandford Park to name but a few. The combined cultural and sporting facilities of the RDS are within easy reach.

This is a wonderful, easily managed family home of great warmth and character, set out over 3 levels with all reception rooms and kitchen family room opening out to the gardens. It could easily grace the pages of Homes and Gardens as an example of creative flair and taste in both architectural layout and interior design. This is a wonderful home perfect for family living – period without being austere, comfortable in the best sense of the word, sun-filled, manageable, and elegant. This fine house has it all.

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Building Info

Property type
House

Location

Eglinton Manor, Eglinton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, Dublin 4, County Dublin, Ireland

Contact Agent

Sherry FitzGerald
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Listing Reference
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