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Character and charm combine at this period property in D8 - yours for €625k

1 Brookfield Road has a light-filled interior and south-facing garden.

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CONVENIENTLY LOCATED IN a quiet enclave off the South Circular Road, 1 Brookfield Road is a charming Edwardian property.

An end-of-terrace residence, No 1 features a warm and welcoming redbrick exterior with a neat garden to the front. Inside, the accommodation spans 1,100 sq ft and comes to the market in walk-in condition – meaning its new owners can make themselves at home as soon as they move in.  

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The interior enjoys the perfect balance of character and modernity, with multiple original features complemented by new additions. Trademarks of many period homes, original features include ornate ceiling coving, fireplaces and sash windows to the front. 

On the ground floor, there are two an interconnecting reception rooms to the left of the hallway, with stained walnut flooring throughout. There’s an original open fireplace in each room, which creates a sense of cosiness to balance out the feeling of spaciousness as a result of the white walls and high ceilings.  

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From the second reception room, French doors open to a patio area, while another door leads to the kitchen and dining room. This space is fun and contemporary, with marble splash backs, bespoke white units and a built-in seating area. For extra storage space, there’s a walk-in larder and utility room. 

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Picture windows and a Velux window flood the space with natural light, while patio doors open to the south-facing garden. With a paved patio, built-in seating and a decked terrace, this is the ideal space for entertaining outdoors. A bathroom with a walk-in shower completes the ground floor accommodation.

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Moving upstairs, there are two double bedrooms, one single bedroom and a family bathroom. Each room is bright and light-filled, while the master bedroom boasts a double aspect and views of surrounding greenery. The two double bedrooms feature fitted wardrobes and original fireplaces. 

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The main bathroom is sure to appeal to anyone who likes to soak in a tub after a long day, with an impressive standalone bath in here, as well as underfloor heating. If you’re looking for a mini project to focus on while enjoying the rest of the property, the attic is ready for conversion. 

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As for parking, there rear garden features vehicular access. However, there’s a number of primary and secondary schools within walking distance, as well as a number of shops, restaurants and cafes, so a car may not be necessary.

The gardens at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham are a 15-minute stroll away, while the Phoenix Park is a 25-minute walk away. If you’re heading to the city centre, a number of bus routes or the Luas can get you there in minutes. 

1 Brookfield Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8 is on the market for €625,000 through Felicity Fox via Daft.ie. 

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