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Aug 6th 2015, 1:12 PM 8,534 2

IF YOU DREAM of living in a previous, calmer, more beautiful age, you could do worse than have a look around Cuil Min in Blackrock, Co Dublin.

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It’s a five-bedroom, five-bathroom detached house built around 1910 and while it’s been refurbished with modern conveniences, it maintains its Edwardian glamour.

Cuil Min, 56 Sydney Avenue, Blackrock, Co Dublin is available for €2,950,000 through Knight Frank via

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Entering the property through electronic gates, this ivy-clad redbrick house set in mature landscaped gardens is set back from Sydney Avenue  so is both private and quiet.

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A traditional storm porch with mosaic tiling provides the entry way into the house and leads into the entrance hall. There are large bay windows throughout the house and the ground floor is open plan, making it seem even more spacious than it already is.

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In the living room, there’s a large feature fireplace with gas inserts and custom designed storage units and shelving. Across the hall is the dining room, again with a large marble fireplace and polished timber floorboards.

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The family room also has large picture windows and an open fireplace. The kitchen/dining room has a Newcastle Design hand-painted kitchen with a four-oven Aga and a central island. There are recessed lights and a crema marfil tiled floor.

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French doors lead out to the garden and there’s a pantry, utility room and boot room to boot as well as a guest WC located off the kitchen.

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Upstairs there are five bedrooms located over the first and second floor. Four of these double bedrooms have a shower-room ensuite.

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The master bedroom has a bathroom ensuite as well as a dressing room.

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On the top floor, in addition to the fifth bedroom there’s a linen room and shower room also.

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The back garden is extensive and landscaped and there is a kitchen garden at the rear of the property as well as a timber garage for extra storage space.

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Cuil Min is available through Knight Frank via

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