- For sale
Number 1 Oaklands Park is an attractive 5- bedroom end of terrace period residence built in 1907. While there were substantial renovations carried out in the early 2000's, the property does require structural examination due to subsidence which is evident both internally and externally. Notwithstanding, this is a well-appointed home with graciously proportioned accommodation throughout. It boasts period charm with stained glass front door, ornate fireplaces which are in most of rooms, ceiling coving and cornicing and the original attic bedrooms which ooze character and charm.
At entrance level there is a welcoming hallway with ornate ceiling coving, feature fireplace and stained-glass front door. To the front is a large family reception room with feature bay window, hard wood flooring, ornate cast iron fireplace with tiled inset and gas fire, beautiful ceiling coving and centre ceiling rose. An archway leads through to a rear reception / dining room, again with hard wood flooring and double doors out to the large side entrance of the property. The rear inner hallway then leads you in to the fully fitted kitchen / breakfast room with island unit.
There is granite work top surfaces, integrated fridge freezer, electric hob with extractor over and double oven. Double doors then open out on to the paved and slabbed private patio garden together with water feature and pond. At the first-floor return there is a spacious double bedroom and a separate bathroom with bath, wc & whb. At the first floor and to the front there is a magnificent large double master bedroom together with bay window and ornate feature fireplace with tiled inset. Off the master bedroom and to the rear is a master en-suite / dressing room with large fitted wardrobes, corner shower, his & her vanity unit and wc. Also to the front at first floor is a smaller store room / closet.
On the second-floor return there is again a good-sized bedroom and separate bathroom with wc, whb and bath with shower over. Finally, on the second floor / top floor there are two very good-sized bedrooms and a utility space which is plumbed and fitted for washing machine, dryer and sink.
GROUNDS AND GARDENS
Number 1 has the unusual benefit of off street car parking to the front of the property, a rarity amongst these red brick Edwardian terraced houses. There is a side pedestrian gate to the back garden which is a low maintenance town garden slabbed and paved with pond & water feature, raised garden again shrubbed and paved and sheltered by large coniferous trees.
Oaklands Park is located across the railway tracks at Serpentine avenue and on the right-hand side. The property is within walking distance of the new Facebook European Headquarters, The RDS showgrounds, AIB bank centre, Sandymount Village and Square which offers a great selection of shops cafes, restaurants and bars to include Tesco Metro, Butler’s Pantry, Dunne & Crescenzi and Sandymount House. Ballsbridge Village along with the host of Hotels including the Intercontinental Dublin, Herbert Park Hotel and the Clayton Hotel formally Bewleys Hotel. The embassy belt of Anglesea Road, Ailesbury Road and Simmonscourt road are also within a short walk from the property. Local leisure facilities include Railway Union Sports club, Westwood Club, Aviva Stadium and Wanderers Rugby Club. The easy access to both the DART at Sandymount train station and the Sandymount Strand makes this the ideal Dublin 4 location.