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Osborne, 7 Mulgrave Terrace, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. A96 AE03

4 bedrooms (240 sq.m) House sale agreed by private treaty


4 bedrooms  3 bathrooms  4 receptions


  • A magnificent Victorian property with a whole host of period features intact
  • Superb extension to the rear which was completed in 2015 under conservation architect supervision
  • Extremely generous and well-proportioned accommodation of approximately 240sq.m (2,583sq.ft)
  • Underfloor heating to the rear extension
  • Superb Kube kitchen with large feature island unit
  • Luxuriously appointed bathrooms with stylish modern sanitary ware chosen for water conservation
  • Generous off street car parking to the front
  • Delightful professionally landscaped garden to the rear with artificial grass and Indian sandstone patio
  • Highly regarded residential address
  • Close to a whole host of amenities at Dun Laoghaire as well as excellent schools
  • Close to excellent transport to and from the city centre
  • Fitted carpets, curtains, kitchen & utility appliances & wardrobes included in the sale

Full Description

A rare opportunity for the discerning purchaser to acquire a magnificent two storey double fronted period home which has been lovingly maintained and indeed expertly extended and upgraded which now effortlessly combines the grace and charm of its era with every modern day convenience all complemented by a superb location in the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown borough on one of the only streets that boasts protected structures on each side with no on-street parking.

This wonderful property is approached by a beautiful railed front garden symmetrically landscaped with box hedges, perennial plants and shrubs, roses and specimen trees; the gravel and cobble lock surface allow for low-maintenance and exceptionally generous car parking for several cars.

Upon entering one is immediately struck by the splendid proportions and the delightful period features that this property boasts as well as the superb symmetry of the magnificent rooms. The elegant accommodation comprises of three beautiful reception rooms off the hallway, one with high double doors that reveal a superb dining room opening into a wonderful modern kitchen and living room extension which opens out to the rear garden. There is a luxuriously appointed bathroom on the ground floor beside a generous utility room. The kitchen which is flooded with natural light is extremely well appointed and boasts a large feature island along with bespoke bifold doors allowing the garden to join the main living space for outdoor liviing and al fresco dining. The professionally landscaped rear garden has a low maintenance artificial lawn, sandstone paving, raised planting beds, while giant ferns demarcate the rear patio with its elevated seated suntrap; distinctive trees and bamboos accentuate the granite boundary wall. Upstairs the first floor return boasts a splendid high-arched window that floods the hallway and landing with light and overlooks the Sedum-planted zinc roof. On the first floor there are four generously proportioned bedrooms, one of which is en suite along with the family bathroom.

This is a truly unique home which has been lovingly restored, sensitively extended under the supervision of a conservation architect and upgraded to provide all modern day conveniences such as underfloor heating in the extension, wood burning stoves and a state of the art kitchen which blends seamlessly with a host of period features including beautiful ceiling coving and cornicing, arches, a graceful staircase, period fireplaces and sliding sash windows.

The location is of unparalleled convenience being situated on this highly regarded terrace within a short walk of Dun Laoghaire itself with extensive shopping, restaurants, cafes, churches, the Pavilion Theatre, IMC Cinema, the iconic Lexicon Library by the seafront, the East and West piers and the People’s Park. Walks abound for children and dog lovers by the sea, along the Metals (dating from 1815) to Killiney Hill and Dalkey along with the secret parks of Royal Terrace, Clarinda Square and the playgrounds at Cualanor and Honeypark. The villages of Monkstown and Glasthule are also within a pleasant stroll. There are excellent primary and secondary schools nearby while the DART, main line trains and many buses serve the town. Recreational and leisure facilities abound including gyms, rugby, football, GAA, hockey and tennis, the four yacht clubs in the marina appealing to sailing enthusiasts while the Forty Foot and Sandycove Beach attract year round swimmers


  • Entrance Hallway (1.96m x 8.84m)
  • with magnificent ceiling coving, feature arch, dado rail, wonderful fanlight above the front door, digital security alarm panel and doorway with feature stained glass to understairs storage area with cloak hanging
  • Drawing Room (4.56m x 3.92m)
  • with ceiling coving, picture rail, beautiful fireplace with marble surround, marble hearth and decorative feature inset with wood burning stove, fitted bookshelves and drawers and sliding sash window with working shutters overlooking the front
  • Living Room (4.6m x 3.9m)
  • with ceiling coving, picture rail, fitted bookshelf, magnificent fireplace with marble surround and raised slate hearth, fitted bookshelves, sliding sash windows with working shutters and recessed downlighting
  • Family Room (4.6m x 3.92m)
  • with ceiling coving, picture rail, fireplace with wood burning stove, built in storage either side of the chimney breast, fitted corner shelves / cupboard and double folding doors lead through to the
  • Dining Room (4.8m x 3.94m)
  • with ceiling coving, picture rail, an excellent range of built in storage, integrated book shelving, (stained glass light boxes not currently included), Marmoleum floor and archway through to the
  • Kitchen (6m x 5.3m)
  • by Kube kitchens, superbly appointed with a range of streamlined floor and wall mounted units including saucepan drawers, larder press, quartz work surfaces, Neff oven and separate steam oven, full length integrated Neff fridge, undercounter integrated Neff freezer, integrated Neff dishwasher, glass upstands, Elica stainless steel extractor hood, Neff induction hob, large feature centre island unit with undermounted sink and draining area, Marmoleum floor, underfloor heating, two large roof lights, recessed downlighting, bi fold doors out to the rear garden, single door out to the terraced area to the side and a part glazed frosted door leads from the kitchen through to the
  • Utility Room (1.5m x 4.25m)
  • with tiled floor, electronically operated Velux roof light, thermostat heating controls, recessed downlighting, a fitted stainless steel sink unit, stainless steel splash-back, floor and eye level cupboard space and a large integrated freezer, with door through to the
  • Bathroom (1.85m x 3.28m)
  • with tiled floor, oblong low profile window and electronically operated Velux roof light, overlooking the rear garden, Jacuzzi bath, bidet, vanity wall-mounted bidet and toilet, vanity wall mounted wash hand basin, heated towel rail, roof light and up lighting
  • Upstairs
  • A flight of stairs with beautiful balustrade leads to
  • Landing
  • with magnificent feature arch, sliding sash windows with working shutters, Stira access to the large attic and feature dado rail
  • Bedroom 1 (4.73m x 4m)
  • with ceiling coving, picture rail, feature sliding sash window with working shutters to the rear overlooking the Sedum roof, marble fireplace, free standing wardrobe and double doors leading through to
  • Bedroom 2 (4.7m x 4m)
  • with ceiling coving, picture rail, marble fireplace, free standing wardrobe, sliding sash window overlooking the front with working shutters
  • Bedroom 3 (4.8m x 4m)
  • with ceiling coving, picture rail, free standing wardrobe and sliding sash window overlooking the front with working shutters
  • Family Bathroom (1.9m x 2.4m)
  • with tiled floor, w.c., vanity wash hand basin with cupboard under, fully tiled step in quadrant shower, ceiling coving and feature sliding sash window with working shutters
  • Inner Lobby Off Landing
  • with built in shelving
  • En Suite (1.38m x 2.9m)
  • with tiled floor, vanity wash hand basin with storage under, wall mounted mirror with shaving light and socket, fully tiled step in shower with low profile tray, w.c., heated towel rail, Velux roof light, underfloor heating, door to hot press with sturdy hot tank and large storage area above ideal for suitcases and the like
  • Bedroom 4 (3.26m x 3.8m)
  • with picture rail, ceiling coving, sliding sash windows to the rear with working shutters


The front of the property is approached by a beautiful railed and walled garden which has been beautifully planted and provides excellent off street car parking. The garden is set for easy maintenance and there is a gravelled path that leads to a bike shed. A water butt collects rainwater. To the rear the garden has been professionally landscaped and now provides a low maintenance and tranquil garden including an Indian sandstone patio area along with an artificial lawn. There is a delightful raised suntrap patio area to the rear ideal for al fresco dining along with a feature Pergola. There are excellent outside sheds, and a water butt to collect rainwater. Discreet lighting at night displays the vista in the living area through to the large glass doors.

BER Details

BER: Exempt

Contact Details

Address: 8 Railway Road, Dalkey, Co. Dublin, Ireland, A96 D3K2
Telephone: 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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