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Suburban splendour: Explore this grand Victorian pad with lush gardens in Rathgar

67 Garville Avenue Upper is on the market for €1,395,000.

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WITH A BEAUTIFUL redbrick exterior and a private front garden that’s rich in mature trees and shrubbery, 67 Garville Avenue Upper makes a superb first impression.

The four-bed Victorian property measures 2,200 sq ft over two storeys and boasts many original period features, including grand fireplaces, solid wood flooring, and ornate cornicing and coving. 

The interior is both elegant and charming, with plenty of space to entertain and to unwind. The main reception room is located off the hallway and benefits from ample natural light thanks to two sash windows with shutters, while a magnificent marble fireplace adds a cosy feel.  

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For those who are working from home, a separate home office/study with a large fireplace at this level is sure to be appreciated. 

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The country-style kitchen/breakfast room is located to the rear of the property, with solid wood units, granite worktops and a picture window which overlooks the rear garden. The formal dining room is separate to the kitchen, with room to comfortably seat at least eight guests here. A shower room completes the ground floor accommodation. 

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Moving to the first floor, each of the four double bedrooms is bright and spacious. Each room features original ornate cornicing, picture rails and a sash window, while there’s a cast iron fireplace in the master bedroom. 

There’s also a dressing room/study on this floor, plus a bathroom with a clawed cast iron bath. 

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The grounds at No 67 are particularly impressive, with a 75ft south-facing garden to the rear. There’s a patio area here for dining al fresco, while the majority of the garden is laid in lawn. Mature shrubbery, flower beds and trees are sure to keep those with a green thumb busy, while there’s also a sizeable greenhouse.

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For buyers who are looking to be close to the city centre without having a long commute, this period property is ideally located. Rathgar, Rathmines and Terenure are each within a 20-minute walk, while the drive to St Stephen’s Green will take about the same amount of time.

There’s a great selection of schools and sports clubs nearby, as well as cafes, restaurants and shops, meaning you’ll never be far from whatever you might need.

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Considering its stellar location, beautifully decorated interior and idyllic gardens, it’s easy to understand why No 67 has remained in the same family for almost 70 years.

67 Garville Avenue Upper, Rathgar, Dublin 6 is on the market for €1,395,000 through Sherry FitzGerald via Daft.ie.

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