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12 Garville Avenue, Rathgar, Dublin 6. D06 P382

4 bedrooms (284 sq.m) House for sale by private treaty

Price €1,800,000

4 bedrooms  3 bathrooms  5 receptions


  • Highly regarded and sought-after prestigious address.
  • Within only a short stroll of both Rathgar and Rathmines.
  • Fitted carpets and integrated kitchen appliances included in the sale.
  • Both bathrooms and ensuite shower room are complete with Villeroy and Boch fittings.
  • Fully remodelled and rewired in 2005.
  • Gas fired central heating connected and controlled through a phone app – Vantage Controls.
  • Water heating system connected and controlled through a phone app – Vantage Controls.
  • Underfloor heating and Travertine natural stone tiled floor throughout the garden level.
  • Modern bright “Clive Christian Style” kitchen with centre island and Aga.
  • Rear vehicular access onto Garville Lane.
  • Paved off street car parking set behind cast iron gates.
  • Newly installed monitored alarm system connected to a phone app.
  • Security CCTV system.
  • Recessed speakers for radio and music throughout garden level and outdoor entertainment area connected and controlled by a phone app.
  • Overall floor area of approximately 284 sq.m. (3,057 sq.ft.).
  • Presented to an incredibly high standard throughout with tastefully decorated interior.

Full Description

Excluding the site as originally advertised.
Magnificent red brick Victorian home built in approximately 1900, cleverly extended, re-designed and modernised in recent years to a very high standard of finish providing extremely well-proportioned accommodation of approximately 284 sq.m. (3,057 sq.ft.). This stunning family residence has been creatively remodelled in order to combine the elegant features and embellishments of its era with today’s ultimate in living requirements.
A paved drive set behind cast iron gates offers off-street car parking with granite steps leading to the very fine entrance hall, connecting you to the generously proportioned living space which is in exceptional decorative order throughout, inviting the purchaser to literally walk in and hang their coats. No expense was spared with the restoration of this home incorporating two wonderful interconnecting reception rooms, a stunning modern kitchen opening through to the dining room which in turn opens to the family room with a beautiful feature curved full length window designed and imported from Denmark overlooking the rear garden, a large utility area with excellent storage, ample storage cupboards and a potential wine cellar currently used as a storage area, four bedrooms, one ensuite, a study / fifth bedroom and two bathrooms. An outstanding and particular feature of this property is the sunny landscaped rear garden of approximately 38m (127ft) which includes a large outdoor entertainment section with extensive barbeque patio area and raised gas fireplace, a manicured lawn bordered by a granite path and kerb with mature raised flower and shrubbery beds together with a sunken trampoline/play area.
A largely residential area that has proven very popular with a wide selection of buyer, Rathgar is approximately 3.5km from Dublin City Centre, serviced with an excellent selection of local shops to include a superb offering of delis and boutique eateries. For school going children a choice of junior schools include Rathgar Junior School, Rathgar National School and Zion Parish School, for senior, The High School, Stratford College, St Mary’s College, Terenure College and Alexandra College are all available locally. Local parks nearby include Palmerston Park, Bushy Park and the Dodder Linear Park all excellent options for walks or running. Tennis is available in Rathgar Tennis Club and Ashbrook Tennis Club. Hockey at both Rathgar Hockey Club, Our Lady’s Hockey Club and Old Alex. Rugby clubs include St Mary’s and Terenure College. Golf is catered for in the surrounding clubs of Milltown Golf Club, The Grange and Castle Golf Club. For commuters the local bus routes include some of the most frequent in the city to include 14, 14C, 15, 15A, 15B, 65, 65B and 140. Two local Luas stops at Milltown and Beechwood service the area and are approximately 15 mins walk from the village.


  • Entrance Porch:
  • with original tiled floor. Door to the
  • Entrance Hall: (3.59m x 1.79m)
  • with ceiling coving and centre rose.
  • Drawing Room: (4.65m x 4.70m)
  • with centre rose, ceiling coving, picture rail, antique radiator and ornate white marble mantel and surround fireplace with coal effect gas fire, horse-shoe cast iron inset and slate hearth. Double folding doors open to the
  • Study: (4.42m x 4.84m)
  • with open fireplace with cast iron mantel and surround, centre rose, ceiling coving, picture rail, antique radiator and overlooks the rear.
  • Inner Hall: (2.15m x 5.18m)
  • with ceiling coving.
  • Bedroom 4: (3.16m x 6.43m)
  • [measurement includes the Ensuite Shower Room] with fitted wardrobes. Door to
  • Ensuite:
  • with Villeroy and Boch fittings including a w.c., w.h.b., step-in shower with built in seat, heated towel rail, fully mosaic tiled wall and tiled ceramic floor.
  • Master Bedroom: (4.43m x 4.93m)
  • with ceiling coving, open fireplace with cast iron mantel and surround with horse-shoe inset.
  • Bedroom 2: (4.57m x 4.51m)
  • with ceiling coving and open fireplace with timber mantel and surround.
  • Bedroom 3: (2.20m x 3.20m)
  • with ceiling coving.
  • Bathroom: (3.06m x 3.45m)
  • with Villeroy and Boch bathroom suite including a standalone claw footed bath with telephone shower attachment, w.c. and wash hand basin, fully tiled floor, open fireplace with cast iron mantel and surround and slate hearth, recessed lighting.
  • with front access.
  • Entrance Hall: (3.91m x 1.73m)
  • with Travertine natural stone tiled floor, recessed lighting and potential wine cellar, currently used as a storage cupboard, with recessed floor lighting and a glass door installed awaiting future work to convert. Door to
  • Storage Cupboard: (2.40m x 1.09m)
  • fully shelved with Travertine natural stone tiled floor, recessed lighting and alarm panel.
  • Kitchen / Breakfast Room: (5.50m x 4.30m)
  • fully fitted with a modern “Clive Christian Style” kitchen, Travertine natural stone tiled floor, Villeroy and Boch double Belfast sink unit, solid polished butcher block timber worksurfaces, tiled splashbacks, gas Aga with four ring hob, integrated Whirlpool dishwasher, integrated Liebherr fridge, secondary sink unit in the island, window shutters, recessed lighting, ceiling coving and plate rack. Sliding double doors lead to the
  • Dining Room: (4.42m x 4.52m)
  • with open fireplace with white marble mantel and surround and slate hearth, ceiling coving, Travertine natural stone tiled floor and surround sound speakers. Opens through to the
  • Living Room: (5.00m x 5.65m)
  • with Travertine natural stone tiled floor, log effect gas fire with natural stone mantel, surround and inset, ceiling coving, skylight, feature curved floor to ceiling window designed and imported from Denmark and two double side doors lead to the rear garden. Door to an
  • Enclosed Inner Courtyard: (6.80m x 1.10m)
  • offering use as an excellent storage area.
  • Utility Room: (2.20m x 3.90m)
  • with Travertine natural stone floor, fitted shelving, centre rose, sink unit, plumbed for washing machine and provision for a fridge freezer.
  • Inner Hall:
  • leads to
  • Bedroom 5 / Play Room: (3.10m x 2.80m)
  • with fitted shelving, presses and cupboards.
  • Bathroom: (1.93m x 3.12m)
  • with Villeroy and Boch bathroom suite including w.c., wash hand basin and bath with telephone shower head and fully tiled ceramic floor.


Paved off-street car parking is on offer set behind cast iron gates to the front with the rear garden of approximately 39m (127ft) enjoying sun throughout the day, a manicured lawn, large patio/entertainment area incorporating a barbeque and raised fireplace, garden lighting operated by Vantage Controls and play area.

BER Details

BER No. 112464813
Energy Performance Indicator: 281.79 kWh/m²/yr

Contact Details

Address: 2 Rathfarnham Road, Terenure, Dublin 6
Telephone: 01 492 4670 or you can also email us at

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