* Magnificent Strain built -bedroom family home spanning 153 m² / 1647 ft² of luxury on four levels
MOVEHOME ESTATE AGENTS ... are honoured to offer an exquisite 3-bedroom semi-detached period property which spans over 153 m / 1647 ft of luxury on four separate levels with truly gorgeous proportions throughout. Number 24 Iona Drive was beautifully refurbished, sensitively restored and wonderfully extended with great vision, to overlook a secluded west facing garden that is one of the most beautiful in the local neighborhood. A perfect balance of elegant accommodation by the renowned master builder Alexander Strain, who from the outset was determined to build spacious and high-quality family dwellings when he first started construction in the area on nearby Iona Road in 1904 and who completed this prominent property in 1909. Number 24 has a captivating and stylishly presented interior and light colours and beautiful blend of furnishings provide a vibrant and contemporary feel to create an exceptional home of distinction, which combines enormous character and all the comforts and conveniences one could wish for.
Located on the prestigious Iona Drive with a large west facing rear garden and great kerb appeal with the red-brick exterior with deep bay windows and granite sills, lintels, and plinth, give the viewer just a hint of the style and attention to detail that is on offer behind the beautiful original front door. The accommodation comprises a large welcoming hallway with under-stairs storage, original stain glass hall windows and leading on to the two generously proportioned interconnecting reception rooms with 3m high ceilings, original flooring polished and restored, and ornate coving. The living room to the front has a beautiful original marble fireplace as the main focal point with a bay window flooding the room with light throughout the day. Discreet double doors lead to the family room also with another impressive original marble fireplace, high ceilings and overlooks the wonderful garden and the amazing modern extension to the rear.
The light filled dream kitchen and breakfast room extension is located on the lower ground floor and is a very generous addition to the original structure. The kitchen is fitted with a range of quality floor and wall units with ample room for the family to dine. A very pleasant surprise is the continued flow of accommodation on the lower ground floor and the extension to the original structure hosts a bathroom with a power shower. a utility area with the washing machine and access to the rear garden from another sliding door. This wonderful addition overlooks the fantastic rear private landscaped garden.
On the first-floor return there is a modern bathroom, with a power shower, WC and WHB with the 3rd double bedroom adjacent that overlooks the garden. On the first floor are two double bedrooms both of which have their original flooring and period fireplaces. The front double room is an expansive light filled dream and spans the width of the property, with the opportunity to add an ensuite and walk in wardrobe and has an original cast iron fireplace and window with an easterly orientation. Storage is also available in the attic and the access point is fitted with a Stira stairs and discreet. This can easily be converted to the 5th bedroom (subject to P.P) as it offers additional space for the growing family.
This particular stretch of beautifully maintained period houses are set on a very quiet road with amazing gardens and rarely come to the market.
The gardens are a particular feature in this fully refurbished period home, the front garden is partly laid in lawn and mature plants and flowers. There is a pedestrian gate to the main front door and access to the side for bikes and bins is through a discreet wooden door. There is an abundance of mature trees and shrubbery that create a wonderful setting to the rear and the west facing garden has been landscaped to create a stunning garden with an abundance of mature planting and also a lawn area. The westerly orientation ensures plenty of sunshine and the gardens are very private.
This fine residence is superbly located, close to a plethora of amenities including shops, schools, colleges, churches, bus services, railway, and many sporting and recreational facilities. The Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin Cemetery and the award-winning Interactive Museum Exhibition are all within walking distance. For the sports enthusiast, Na Fianna GAA Club is on your doorstep. Easy access is enjoyed to the City Centre, IFSC, East Point Business Park, Dublin Airport, Port Tunnel, DCU, Whitehall College of Further Education and the M1 and M50. The Bon Secours & The Mater Hospital are all within easy reach of this superb property. There are a host of excellent well-established schools within walking distance and major colleges such as Trinity College, Dublin City University, Grange Gorman, and Whitehall Further Education College. Griffith Park that extends to 7.5 Hectares is within striking distance and the Tolka River meanders through this wonderful local park.
Hallway - 7.3m x 2.07m an impressive entrance hallway with high ceiling and original features including original wooden flooring, bright glass hall door inset, ceiling covings and ceiling rose. Under stairs storage with access from the hall to
Front Living Room - 4.38m x 4.05m (plus Bay Window 3.13m x 1.63m) The living room to the front has a magnificent marble fireplace as the main focal point, other features include original polished wooden flooring, picture rails, covings and ceiling rose. The bay window with glass inset, floods the room with light and double doors lead to the dining room.
Dining Room - 4.06m x 3.85m Another fine reception room with original marble fireplace, original polished wooden flooring, picture rails, ceiling covings and rose. The rear window overlooks the private rear garden
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Kitchen & Breakfast Room - 6.7m x 3.7m Fitted with a range of floor and wall units with open shelving, also fitted oven and gas hob. The floor is laid in Italian style tiles reflecting light with doors leading on to the extended rear area.
Rear Hall - 3.5m x 1.16m with access to the bathroom and leading on to the rear garden
Downstairs Bathroom - 2.3m x 2.6m WHB & WC and Shower with wall & floor tiles and side double glazed window and skylight
FIRST FLOOR RETURN (Floor Area 25 m)
Bedroom 3 - 3.61m x 3.32m plus 2.3m x 1.1.2m entrance. Spacious double room with wooden flooring and overlooking rear garden
Bathroom - 2.46m x 2.35m Spacious room hosting a WC & WHB and corner power shower, with side window
FIRST FLOOR (Floor Area 50 m)
Main Landing - 2.2m x 1.8m Carpeted flooring and natural light with access to the front two bedrooms and attic access
Bedroom 1 - 6.08m x 4.02m (plus bay window 3.10m x 1.3m) Very large main bedroom to the front of the property with original cast iron fireplace, original wooden flooring, picture rails, ceiling covings and ceiling rose. Free standing wardrobes provide storage and high ceilings spanning 2.9m.
Bedroom 2 - 4.15m x 3.62m Also a generous double room with an original cast iron fireplace and wooden flooring. Fitted wardrobes provide storage and windows overlook the rear garden.
Attic - Access with a fitted STIRA stairs currently used as storage (possible 4th bedroom subject to P.P)
Rear Garden - 20m x 10m with a manicured lawn, mature plants and shrubs with a westerly aspect and side pedestrian access. There is also a discreet storage area to the rear that hosts garden materials and bikes.
OVERALL FLOOR AREA APPROX: 153 m / 1,647 ft
**Please note all measurements and floor plans are approximate and provided for guidance only**
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Early viewing is essential to appreciate all this wonderful period home has to offer and is by appointment with MOVEHOME ESTATE AGENTS... 01-8844690
All information provided is to the best of our knowledge. The utmost of care and attention has been placed on providing factual and correct information. In certain cases some information may have been provided by the vendor to ourselves. While every care is taken in preparing particulars the firm do not hold themselves responsible for mistakes, errors or inaccuracies in our online advertising and give each and every viewer the right to get a professional opinion on any concern they may have.
Early viewing is essential and is by appointment only with MOVEHOME Estate Agents on (01) 88 44 690 or by email below.