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River Liffey living: Victorian redbrick with a waterside sanctuary for €450k

Start the day by paddle boarding or canoeing before breakfast.

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A REDBRICK TERRACED property in Chapelizod, Dublin 20, 2 St Mary’s Terrace is a beautiful Victorian home with an enchanting rear garden. 

The two-bed residence boasts a south-facing garden and decking area along the River Liffey. The newly-built deck is perfectly positioned to enjoy the sounds of the river, as well as to watch the passing swans and ducks. If you’re so inclined, you can make the most of the waterside setting by going paddle boarding or canoeing whenever you please.   

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As for the property itself, the interior is charming and filled with character. Many of the residence’s original features remain intact, including sash windows, pine flooring and fireplaces. 

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The living room is to the left of the hallway and features a beautiful ornate fireplace, with the front window filling the space with natural light. Moving through to the dining/breakfast room, there’s another original fireplace here, while a picture window maximises the room’s south-facing aspect and allows in views of the river.

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From here, the kitchen is compact but not cramped, and features cream country style units, an emerald green splashback and wooden worktops. There’s access from here to the garden, where a neat lawn with mature trees and shrubs leads to the decking area. A family bathroom with built-in storage completes the ground floor accommodation. 

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On the first floor, there are two double bedrooms and an en suite bathroom. Both bedrooms feature original floorboards and fireplaces, while one enjoys the river views. 

Conveniently, No 2 comes with an off-street parking space to the front – although a car might not be necessary. The Phoenix Park is less than a five-minute walk away, while Chapelizod village can be reached in the same amount of time. There is a number of schools, shops and cafes in and around the village, or you can take one of several bus routes to get to the city centre within 30 minutes.

2 St Mary’s Terrace, Martin’s Row, Chapelizod, Dublin 20 is on the market for €450,000 through Sherry FitzGerald via Daft.ie. 

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