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30 Crescent Villas, Glasnevin, Dublin 9. D09 F5W7

5 bedrooms (169 sq.m) House for sale by private treaty

Price €1,100,000

5 bedrooms  4 bathrooms  2 receptions


  • Built c.1929 by master builder Alexander Strain
  • Full brick façade with granite lintels
  • Turn-key condition
  • Original period features retained
  • Occupying an enviable position in the heart of Glasnevin
  • Detached garage to the rear providing invaluable off street parking
  • Small railed garden to the front of the house
  • Beautiful south facing garden taking full advantage of the sunny orientation
  • Garden with patio area, raised floor beds, mature trees and shrubs
  • Pedestrian rear access
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Approximate floor area 169 sqm ( 1819 sqft )

Full Description

A rare and wonderful detached Strain built residence occupying and enviable position offering a south facing garden and off street parking. Built c. 1929, 30 Crescent Villas comes to the market offering a rare combination of attributes that will greatly endear this fine home to those seeking a charming period house in turn key condition. The repointed brick work complete with granite lintels, the restored cedar wood eaves and the neat wrought iron railed garden are indicative of the care taken of this property throughout by the current owner. The handsome and imposing façade, with bay windows and ground and first floor level, gives indication that the 169sqm ( 1819sqft ) of accommodation is set over three floors as originally designed by Alex Strain. The accommodation is well proportioned throughout and will meet the requirements of those seeking a quality family home. A detached garage at the rear boundary of the back garden provides invaluable off street parking while ample on street parking is available on both Crescent Villas and Crawford Avenue. There is also a pedestrian access off Crawford Avenue.
On entering the property one comes into a reception hallway of great proportion with characteristic high ceilings. The two main reception rooms are off this hallway and interconnect via sliding door. A bay window to the front adds a great deal of charm to the front reception room that also boasts high ceilings, decorative coving and a feature fireplace. There is an abundance of natural light coming into both reception rooms given the bay to the front and south facing orientation of the rear reception room. The kitchen breakfast room leads in turn to the rear garden and conservatory style extension brings oodles of natural light to this room. The kitchen has contemporary shaker style fitted units.
One follows a decorative bannister to the first floor level where there are two large double bedrooms, a spacious single bedroom and a large family bathroom. The bedrooms are particularly spacious and utterly charming, the front bedroom has a bay window while both enjoy dual aspect windows and feature fireplaces. The double bedroom to the rear also has an en suite shower room. At second floor level there are two original double bedrooms and a shower room. The heating is gas fired central heating. The windows are original timber sash windows.
Crescent Villas is situated amongst a host of beautiful and sought after residential roads boasting some of the finest red brick properties in Dublin city. Crescent Villas is located between the bustling villages of Drumcondra and Glasnevin that offer a host of shops, restaurants and local amenities including the Botanic Gardens. There are good public transport links including Drumcondra train station and the city centre is within easy walking distance. There are also numerous sporting and recreational amenities within the immediate area. Dublin Airport is within a 15 minute drive north of the property, as is the M50 motorway which provides easy access to Dublin and the surrounding counties.


  • Entrance Hall (5.60m x 2.70m)
  • Spacious reception hallway with high ceilings, decorative coving, understairs storage, guest wc and stairwell to first floor level.
  • Reception Room One (4.25m x 5.30m (including bay))
  • Main reception room with feature fireplace with tiled inset and timber surround, decorative coving, feature bay window overlooking front garden and sliding doors to
  • Reception Room Two (4.50m x 3.85m)
  • Feature fireplace and door opening onto rear patio area.
  • Kitchen Breakfast Room (6.60m x 3.25m)
  • with wall and floor mounted shaker style units.
  • First Floor Landing (1.25m x 3.70m)
  • Bedroom One (4.60m x 5.35m (including bay))
  • Bright double bedroom with dual aspect windows, bay window overlooking the front garden and a featre fireplace with cast iron and tiled inset.
  • Bedroom Two (4.00m x 4.45m)
  • Spacious double bedroom with feature fireplace, dual aspect windows, decorative coving and ensuite shower room.
  • Ensuite (1.00m x 2.05m)
  • Fully tiled ensuite with wc, whb and shower cubicle
  • Bedroom Three (2.75m x 2.70m)
  • Large single bedroom overlooking the front garden.
  • Bathroom (2.60m x 2.95m)
  • with four piece suite, wc, whb, stand in shower, bath and heated towel rail.
  • Second Floor Landing (1.05m x 1.30m)
  • Bedroom Four (2.85m x 3.40m)
  • Double bedroom overlooking the rear garden.
  • Bedroom Five (4.35m x 3.45m)
  • Double bedroom overlooking the front garden.
  • Shower Room (1.20m x 2.00m)
  • fully tiled shower room with shower, wc and whb.
  • Conservatory (3.00m x 3.20m)

BER Details

BER No. 100109115
Energy Performance Indicator: 359.85 kWh/m²/yr

Contact Details

Address: 171 Howth Road, Dublin 3
Telephone: 01 8536016 or you can also email us at

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