An impressive three-storey over basement Georgian residence (c. 1815) measuring approx. 279 sq. m. / 3,000 sq. ft. that has been reconfigured with great care and sensitivity into three separate apartments while retaining its potential to be converted back into a single-family dwelling with minimal effort and cost. A modern, two-bedroom Mews to the rear of the property is included in the sale.
No. 10 combines all the charm and elegance of the Georgian era while having been extensively upgraded to provide the comfort and convenience of modern-day living. A flight of granite steps leads to a meticulously restored sandstone columned entrance with elegant front door with petal fanlight allowing ample light into the hallway. On stepping inside the entrance hall, one is immediately struck by the graciousness of this home with its tiled floor with coin detailing, stunning cornicing, architraves and central rose detailing. An internal doorway with matching petal fanlight above leads to the carpeted staircase, up to the return with wide planked floor to an ample storage room and a separate utility room.
There are two one-bedroom apartments on the first and second floor of the building with open-plan kitchen area/living room spanning the width of the property. To the front of the building are two matching six over six sliding timber sash windows. The bedrooms to the rear have bespoke fitted wardrobes. The architectural character has been retained throughout the house with its original cornicing and ceiling roses intact. Similarly, the second-floor apartment has steps leading to a very useful and separate utility room which services only this apartment. On the basement level, there is a separate entrance door that leads into a small inner hall with good storage area. A glass door leads to a hallway with stunning parquet flooring, with border inset and shaker panelling on the walls. There are three sizeable double bedrooms with ensuite, a well-proportioned family bathroom, and also understairs storage and WC. There is also access to the garden level and patio from here. Up a flight of stairs on the first floor return is the bright and airy kitchen with tiled floor with contemporary units. There are two interconnecting reception rooms with floor to ceiling sash windows with working shutters, A wide plank pitch pine floor runs between these two rooms and a distressed period fireplace with matching gas fireplace in the front reception room.
The residential mews, No. 35 can be found to the rear of No 10 with access from the laneway on Herbert Lane only. This stunning two-story mews has two bedrooms on the ground floor with direct access to a secluded courtyard. A bathroom can also be found at this level. This cleverly designed mews has the living accommodation upstairs to take full advantage of the light. The kitchen is well-proportioned with wall and floor units, integrated appliances and with a tiled floor. Herringbone flooring can be found throughout.
A paved courtyard lies to the rear of No. 10. There are few residential properties located in such a prime location, so close to Dublin City Centre with all of its services and amenities.
Within minutes’ walk is Merrion Square, one of Dublin’s finest Georgian squares, and home to the National Museum of Ireland and Leinster House. Oppositely lies Lower Baggot Street, an area in the heart of the city with walking and cycling trails and a host of restaurants and cafes. Baggot Street is home to some of Dublin’s finest dining options, with shops, bars and cafes all in abundance here. The Grand Canal is at the doorstep, also in close proximity as is Grafton Street and St. Stephens Green. The convenience of Herbert Place cannot be overstated, with all of the city’s amenities on its doorstep. An excellent selection of schools are within the vicinity to include Loreto College and St Conleth’s College while Trinity College is also a short walk.
- Highly detailed cornicing throughout
- Meticulous attention to detail
- Completely refurbished interior
- Gas fired central heating
- Restored sash windows & working shutters
- 3 self contained apartments & separate mews
- Potential to convert back into a single dwelling
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.