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36 Leinster Square, Rathmines, Dublin 6. D06 N2C3

4 bedrooms (181 sq.m) House sale agreed by private treaty

Sale Agreed

4 bedrooms  2 bathrooms  2 receptions


  • Superb location in the heart of Rathmines village
  • A short walk to Ranelagh & the Luas
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Secluded South facing rear garden
  • Floor area approximately 181sqm (1,951sqft)
  • Restored original sash windows
  • Very fine period fireplaces and cornice work
  • Roof restored in 2011 with traditional blue Bangor slates
  • 25 minute walk to St. Stephen’s Green
  • Ample off-street parking

Full Description

An elegant family home, superbly located on this highly convenient road in the heart of Rathmines. A two storey over garden level residence, presented in pristine decorative order throughout, dating from circa 1841 and retaining many of its period features including ornate cornice work, marble mantle pieces, and cast iron fireplaces. Set well back from the road, 36 Leinster Square offers good off street car paring with granite steps leading to the entrance hall, which in turn opens into two magnificent interconnecting reception rooms, with a butler’s pantry off the rear reception room.

On the hall floor return there is a family bathroom and at first floor level three bedrooms and a shower room. The garden level has a staircase from the hall floor level with its own entrance and comprises: entrance porch and under steps utility area, fourth bedroom/family room, Kitchen/breakfast room with walk-in pantry and rear utility room. This delightful period home benefits from a low maintenance south facing rear garden.

Leinster Square is located in a highly desirable and convenient area in the heart of Rathmines Village and short walk to Ranelagh Village. There are an abundance of superb restaurants including Fallon & Byrne and Elephant & Castle, public houses, and excellent shopping including the newly refurbished Swan Centre, Supervalu, Lidl, Aldi, Dunnes, Tesco, as well as the renowned Morton’s in Ranelagh. Other amenities are the restored Rathmines public library, the recently opened Stella cinemas in both Rathmines and Ranelagh, Omniplex Rathmines cinema, and a multitude of sports facilities including: the Leinster Tennis and Cricket Club, Brookfield Tennis Club, and The Swan swimming pool & leisure centre. Some of Dublin’s most valued primary and secondary school are in the vicinity, including: St Mary’s, Gonzaga, Muckross Park, Sandford Park, Alexandra College, Scoil Bríde, Ranelagh Multidenominational School, Kildare Place, and St Louis Rathmines. The location is well serviced by public transport – Rathmines offers multiple bus routes into town, and the LUAS in Ranelagh is a 5 minute walk away. It is a pleasant 25 minute walk via the canal to reach St Stephen’s Green and Dublin’s primary business, financial, and shopping districts.

Viewing of this fine residence is highly recommended.


  • Entrance Hall: (1.65m x 9.70m)
  • with polished timber floor, ornate ceiling coving, centre rose, picture rail.
  • Living Room (4.1m x 4.5m)
  • with attractive original marble fireplace with cast iron horseshoe inset, slate hearth, ceiling coving, picture rail, dado rail, window shutters, polished timber flooring, and double doors opening through to
  • Dining Room (4.1m x 4.35m)
  • with attractive grey marble fireplace surround, with horseshoe inset, slate hearth, ornate ceiling coving, centre rose, picture rail, dado rail, window shutters, picture window overlooking rear garden, polished timber flooring. Door through to
  • Store / Book Cupboard (1.35m x 1.35m)
  • fitted shelving, polished timber flooring, pine timber panelled ceiling.
  • Bathroom (2.15m x 2.05m)
  • pedestal wash hand basin, w.c., four claw Victorian style bath with shower attachment, heated towel rail, tiled floor, sash window overlooking rear garden
  • Very fine period staircase leads to the upper floors.
  • Landing (1.75m x 4.10m)
  • Sash window overlooking the rear garden, polished timber flooring, access hatch to the attic
  • Bedroom 1 (4m x 4.60m)
  • to the front, painted cast iron fireplace, fire surround with horeshoe inset, slate hearth, ceiling coving, sash window with window shutters overlooking the front garden, polished timber flooring.
  • Bedroom 2 (4.10m x 4.35m)
  • to the rear, painted cast iron fire surround with horseshoe inset, slate hearth, ceiling coving, sash window with window shutters, hotpress off.
  • Bedroom 3 (1.75m x 3.35m)
  • Polished timber flooring, window shutters, access hatch to the attic.
  • Shower Room (1.75m x 1.65m)
  • Vanity wash hand basin, w.c., corner shower, tiled walls & floor, two recessed mirrors, recessed down lighting, heated towel rail, extractor fan.
  • staircase leading down
  • Entrance Porch (1.65m x 2.50m)
  • with separate access to front, plumbing for washing machine under the steps/utility area, black & white tiled floor, door to
  • Reception Hall (1.60m x 8m)
  • polished timber flooring, recessed down lighting,
  • Bedroom 4 / Family Room (4.05m x 4.35m)
  • Solid fuel range with tiled backing, part exposed stone chimney breast, timber over mantle, fitted shelving either side with presses beneath, recessed down lighting, sash window with window shutters overlooking the front, polished timber flooring. Exposed timber door.
  • Kitchen / Breakfast Room: (4m x 4.25m)
  • with Aga, fitted storage presses either side, kitchen is fitted with a good range of press and drawer units, black polished granite worktops with Belfast sink unit, wine rack, integrated Miele dishwasher, recessed down lighting, sash window overlooking rear garden, double doors opening into
  • Pantry (1.35m x 1.70m)
  • Rear Utility Area / Understairs storage (2.1m x 3.4m)
  • undercounter press units, belfast sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, houses gas fired central heating boiler, tiled worktop, black tiled floor, fitted shelving units, recessed down lighting, door out to rear garden.


To the front there is a railed and hedged garden, with gravelled driveway providing ample off street car parking. As previously mentioned, there is a private south facing rear garden with pedestrian access, with raised flowerbeds, outside storage shed, and water tap. The rear garden measures 3.25m in CHAR_LENGTH(34’9”) x 7.40m (24’32”) in width.

Contact Details

Address: 103 Upper Leeson, Dublin 4
Telephone: 01 6624511 or you can also email us at

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Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.


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