23 Oaklands Drive, Rathgar,

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    Description

    Nestled away in a quiet mature cul de sac off Highfield Road is this most impressive four bed semi-detached family home in need of complete refurbishment.
    This very fine residence offers exceptionally bright, well proportioned accommodation which is presented in its original condition and lends to extension and development like many of the neighbours before.
    The property boasts plenty of off-street parking to front with the bonus of a garage, generous side access and a stunning rear garden with a south-westerly aspect which extends to c. 82ft/ 25m.
    Once over the threshold you are greeted by a large airy entrance hall with a cloakroom that could easily covert to a downstairs wc while there is excellent storage under the stairs. Into the left are two very fine interconnecting reception rooms with original wood flooring, tiled fireplaces and a set of French doors leading out to the rear garden. To the rear of the house lies a breakfastroom with tiled fireplace and has the kitchen adjacent – ideal to knock through and create a large kitchen/diningroom. A rear hall leading to the garage has exceptional storage and even retains the original servant bells.
    Upstairs there are four double bedrooms, three with tiled fireplaces, and a large newly fitted bathroom designed for an older person.
    A quiet serene cul de sac setting in a mature prime Dublin 6 location adjacent to both of the thriving villages of Rathgar and Rathmines which are home to choice delis, coffee houses and restaurants along with excellent local shopping. The area is also home to many leisure centres and gyms and numerous parks. Many of south Dublin’s finest schools are also within the locality including Alexandra College, St Marys, Stratford College, St Louis, Presentation, Rathgar Junior and High School to name but a few.
    There are also excellent transport links where the Luas Green line can be caught on neighbouring Cowper and Milltown stops while there are numerous prime bus routes also accessing the city centre and its environs.
     

    Ground Floor

    Entrance Hall 5.4m x 1.72m (17’7” x 5’6”)
    Picture rail. Phone point.

    Cloakroom 1.67m x 1.06m (5’5” x 3’4”)
    Tiled floor. Wash hand basin.

    Reception Room 4.13m x 3.7m (13’5” x 12’1”)
    Original wood floor. Original tiled fireplace with gas fire inset. Box window (2.83m x 0.97m). Picture rail. TV point. Sliding doors to...

    Reception Room 4.51m x 3.7m (14’8” x 12’1”)
    Original wood floor. Picture rail. Original open tiled fireplace. French doors to garden.

    Rear hall 3.33m x 1.01m (10’9” x 3’3”)
    Understairs storage. Original servants bells. Shelved pantry (1.57m x 0.87m). Access to garage. Door to rear garden.

    Breakfast room 3.25m x 2.58m (10’6” x 8’4”)
    Tiled fireplace. TV point.

    Kitchen 2.6m x 2.1m (8’5” x 6’8”)
    Original wood floors. Plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher.
     

    Floor 1

    Landing 3m x 2.88m (10’7” x 9’4”)
    Attic access.

    Bedroom 1 4.29m x 3.8m (14’ x 12’4”)
    Built in wardrobes. Original wood floors. Box window (2.85m x 0.91m). Original open tiled fireplace. Phone point.

    Bedroom 2 4.54m x 3.8m (14’8” x 12’4”)
    Original wood floors. Original open tiled fireplace.

    Bedroom 3 3.3m x 3.01m (10’8” x 9’8”)
    Built in shelving. Original tiled fireplace.

    Bedroom 4 3m x 2.54m (9’8” x 8’3”)
    Original wood floors.
     

    Floor 1 Return

    Landing 1.73m x 0.87m (5’6” x 2’8”)
    Attic access.

    Hotpress 1.61m x 0.81m (5’2” x 2’6”)
    Shelved with immersion.

    WC 1.61m x 0.83m (5’2” x 2’7”)
    WC

    Bathroom 2.6m x 2.43m (8’5” x 7’9”)
    Tiled floor. Wash hand basin. Tiled shelved shower cubicle with Mira electric shower.
     

    Outside

    Side passage 11m x 1.06m (36’ x 3’4”)

    Rear garden 25m x 10m (82’ x 32’8”)
    Lawned. Mature trees and shrubbery. Outdoor tap. Outdoor shed. Concrete path. Outdoor lighting.

    Front garden 11m x 9m (36’ x 22’9”)
    Off street parking. Lawned. Mature shrubbery.
     

    Accommodation Details

    BY appointment only

    Features

    Impressive 4 bed semi-detached residence in need of complete refurbishment
    Large south facing rear garden with side access, c. 25m/82ft in length
    Quiet mature cul de sac off Highfield Road and adjacent to Rathgar and Rathmines
    Good off-street parking
    The area is home to an abundance of amenities including sports centers, gyms, golf clubs and parks along with many of south Dublin’s finest schools
    c. 1569sqft / 146sqm

    BER Details
    BER G
    BER No.108624289
    Energy Performance Indicator: 690.66 kWh/m²/yr