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48 Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. D04 X065

10 bedrooms (344 sq.m) House sale agreed by private treaty


10 bedrooms    


  • Superb central location opposite the RDS and the Intercontinental Hotel in the heart of Ballsbridge and a short walk to Herbert Park and Donnybrook
  • Close to the Aviva and the 3 Arena
  • Sandymount DART station is a few minutes’ walk away
  • The property offers many alternative uses subject to planning permission or continue to use as a thriving bed and breakfast
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Central vacuuming system
  • Ample off-street car parking to the front
  • Floor area approximately 344 m² (3,700 sqft)

Full Description

Superbly located opposite the RDS and the Intercontinental Hotel, an exceptionally fine semi-detached red brick period residence currently in use as a bed and breakfast, situated in this much sought-after and convenient location in the heart of Dublin 4, close to the British Embassy, and within a short walk of Dublin City Centre.

Internally, the accommodation is exceptionally bright and spacious. Originally, there were two main reception rooms, but the drawing room is now used as a guest bedroom with en-suite shower/wet room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room to the rear and under stairs storage. On the rear return of the house, there are separate living quarters comprising sitting/living room, double bedroom and a bathroom. Upstairs, on the first floor and first floor returns there are six further bedrooms, all en-suite, and on the second floor return and second floor level, there are two further bedrooms, both en-suite. Outside, there is an enclosed side entrance and a utility/boiler house store and an outside courtyard, off which there is a detached annex which has a living room of which there is a shower room.

Located in Dublin’s Embassy belt, the property is conveniently located within a short stroll of Herbert Park, the RDS, Merrion Cricket Club and Wanderers Rugby Club and the excellent shopping and recreation facilities of Ballsbridge, Sandymount and Donnybrook. Many of the city’s premier restaurants, hotels and principal places of business are within walking distance as is the city centre and the DART at Sandymount. The airport is approximately a twenty minute drive via the Port Tunnel.

This is an excellent opportunity for an investor or owner-occupier to acquire a superb bed and breakfast opposite the RDS offering huge potential for further scope.

Joint Agents:

Lisney 01-6624511 & Smith Harrington 046-9021113



To the front, there is a large cobblelock driveway providing ample off-street car parking and an enclosed gated side access. To the rear, there is a low maintenance courtyard garden measuring approximately 11.70m x 5.20m, outside utility and boiler room with plumbing for washing machine and vented for dryer, two gas fired central heating boilers and the central vacuuming system. There is a separate detached annex measuring approximately 2.40m x 6.55m (7'10" x 21'6") with bedroom/living room and shower room off with pedestal whb, wc, Mira Event electric shower, tiled walls and floors.

BER Details

BER No. 110310489
Energy Performance Indicator: 203.3 kWh/m2/yr

Contact Details

Address: 103 Upper Leeson, Dublin 4
Telephone: +353 1 662 4511 or you can also email us at

Any intending purchaser(s) shall accept that no statement, description or measurement contained in any newspaper, brochure, magazine, advertisement, handout, website or any other document or publication, published by the vendor or by Lisney, as the vendor’s agent, in respect of the premises shall constitute a representation inducing the purchaser(s) to enter into any contract for sale, or any warranty forming part of any such contract for sale.  Any such statement, description or measurement, whether in writing or in oral form, given by the vendor, or by Lisney as the vendor’s agent, are for illustration purposes only and are not to be taken as matters of fact and do not form part of any contract.  Any intending purchaser(s) shall satisfy themselves by inspection, survey or otherwise as to the correctness of same.  No omission, misstatement, misdescription, incorrect measurement or error of any description, whether given orally or in any written form by the vendor or by Lisney as the vendor’s agent, shall give rise to any claim for compensation against the vendor or against Lisney, nor any right whatsoever of rescission or otherwise of the proposed contract for sale.  Any intending purchaser(s) are deemed to fully satisfy themselves in relation to all such matters.  These materials are issued on the strict understanding that all negotiations will be conducted through Lisney.

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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