Handsome Circa 1830 Victorian Residence

33 Wellington Road, Ballsbridge, IRELAND
EUR|3950000EUR €3,950,000USD $4,227,990
MLS 2024-Wellington Road
Web code AMOE
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4,983 ft2
Total Beds
Total Baths
Year Built


A truly handsome Victorian residence c1830 extending to approximately 282 square meters/3,035 square feet. Exceptional period residence with lift, formal gardens, and impressive grand reception rooms with exemplary period details. With the added benefit of a separate two-storey mews to rear on Heytesbury Lane extending to 181 square meters/1,948 square feet with parking. Premier location in the heart of Ballsbrdge with excellent schools and local amenities and within minutes of Dublin Business District and Lansdowne Road Dart Station. Wellington Road is located within the Embassy ‘District’ of Dublin, a wide and stately residential road with houses dating back to early...
19th century. This significant road is a tree – lined avenue of Victorian red brick homes like no other and within walking distance of Dublin’s Shopping and Business Districts. The development of Wellington Road created a beautiful street scape being among the most unformal elegant avenues of its era. No 33 dating back to c1830, is a very fine red brick period family home of considerable elegance. The property was totally modernised and significantly refurbished to high standards in the mid 1990s. The property is set back from Wellington Road, behind wrought iron electronically controlled gates which lead to a gravel parking area divided by well stocked hedging, and specimen trees providing unparalleled level of privacy and grandeur. The front garden is beautifully laid out with the parking set away from the main entrance to this wonderful home separated by mature planting, Holly trees, Japanese Camellia, and neat box hedging. No 33 is positioned at the Pembroke Road end and is approached by a pathway leading to a flight of granite steps with drooping wisteria, to a fan-lit front door which opens to the entrance hall. The hall door with stained glass fanlight opens to a bright and welcoming hallway. A delightful flight with banister rises gracefully with mahogany handrails and delicate spindles drawing the eye up to the ornate skylight. The skylight is framed by decorative plaster work and reflects light through the well of the stairs ensuring this area is flooded with natural light throughout the day. Off the hall level is an elegantly proportioned generous drawing room, dual aspect, and is 34ft long with 3.7 meters high ceilings, feature vertical sash window overlooking the garden to the front of the property and French doors at the other end leading to a mezzanine landing- balcony which leads to a lift which services all floors and overlooks the conservatory. The property benefits from exemplary period detail and features to include ornate coving, sash windows with working shutters and period style marble fireplaces with cast iron insets. At the end of the hall leads to a family bathroom. There is also access from the mezzanine area to the hall. The grand staircase leads to the first floor. This accommodation extends to a small bedroom with an en-suite on the return. The principal bedroom is located along the width of the property, which leads to a dressing room with access to a large bathroom en-suite. This level of the property would have originally accommodated two bedrooms. At ground floor level is a country style kitchen with feature coloured green AGA, integrated electrical appliances and is located to the front of the property. Off the hall is the dining room which leads to a wonderful conservatory sympathetically designed with double height where the lift can be accessed and a very special mural design of an Italian inspired landscape on the wall. Double doors lead to a wonderful southwest facing formal garden which enjoys all day sunshine. A study room, guest wc, storage and utility area complete the accommodation at this level. The garden level has direct access to the side to the front of the property. The formal gardens with pathways are stocked with beautiful colourful Clematis, Rhododendron, Wisteria, Winter Heath, Holly trees, Japanese Camellia, Ferns, Bay Leaf trees, box hedging and colourful shrubs. The entire has been maintained to a good standard but would benefit from internal modernisation given the age of the most recent over-hall. This is an impressive Victorian residence enjoying all the features synonymous with its era and with the benefit of a wonderful modern three-bedroom mew. There is the possibility the discerning purchaser could separate the mews from the main house for the purposes of selling separately, using as staff accommodation, or living space for older family members. 33 Heytesbury Lane: The southwest facing garden leads directly to the wonderful three-bedroom mews which is located on Heytesbury Lane. Built in the 1990’s the mews extends to approx. 181sq.m / and benefits two car parking spaces to the front of the property. The property accommodation comprises of entrance hall, kitchen with access to utility and cellar. There is a sitting room to the rear of the property with direct access to the garden. There are three bedrooms, one with full bathroom en-suite, two situated on the first-floor level and a third bedroom located at the top floor level which also benefits of an en-suite shower room. Secure car parking behind electronic timber gates. Location: This is a leafy setting in Dublin 4’s embassy belt within walking distance of Dublin’s Central Business District and St. Stephen’s Green together with Merrion Square, Fitzwilliam Square and Molesworth Street. The villages of Donnybrook and Ballsbridge are a short stroll away with an array of gourmet shops, boutiques, and many restaurants. and nearby hotels include Intercontinental, Herbert Park, Dylan and Clayton. A wide range of recreational facilities are nearby such as Herbert Park with its 32 acres of grounds with an extensive range of amenities including bowling greens, football pitches, tennis courts and a café. Also nearby are The Royal Dublin Society (RDS) show grounds, the Aviva Stadium and Elm Park Golf & Sports Club and Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club. Dublin International Airport is also within easy access via the Port Tunnel with the Blue Bus stopping outside the Merrion Shopping Centre, Merrion Road and also RTE (National Broadcasting Service) on the N11.The Dublin Area Rapid Transit system (DART) at Sydney Parade Station, is a 10/12-minute walk ensuring quick and easy access to the city and the coastal suburbs. The LUAS Green Line, Light Rail system at St. Stephen’s Green offers speedy access to Dundrum Town Centre. There is an excellent choice of schools on hand to include Girls: Teresian’s (opposite RTE), Muckross College Donnybrook and Loreto College St. Stephen’s Green. Boys: St. Michael’s College (end of Avenue), Blackrock College, St. Conleths’s College. At third level, University College Dublin (UCD) Belfield is within walking distance and Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and Royal College of Surgeons, an easy commute. - Truly handsome period Victorian family home-built c 1830 - Main house extending to approximately 282 square meters / 3,035 square feet - Exceptional period residence with lift, formal gardens and impressive grand reception rooms - Exemplary period detail - Added benefit of a separate three-bedroom mews to rear on Heytesbury Lane extending to 181 square meters / 1,948 square feet - Secure car parking behind electronic gates to front and rear. - Premier location in the heart of Ballsbridge with excellent schools & local amenities - Within minutes of Dublin Business District - Lansdowne DART station - GFCH

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