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Supercalifragilistic-expialadocious - Mary Poppins' Dublin home is for sale*

*Well, her creator’s, anyway.

THIS TWO-STOREY over basement house on Dublin’s Leeson Street has a little more of a literary history than you might have imagined.

It was, for a time, the home of PL Travers – the creator of Mary Poppins.

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69 Leeson Street Upper, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 is for sale for €1,950,000 with Lisney via Daft.ie.

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This period house has been maintained to an excellent standard and has many original features still such as cornice work,ceiling roses, fireplaces, double doors and window shutters.

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There are two generously proportioned reception rooms downstairs, with sash windows and marble fireplaces.

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There are double doors leading from one of the reception rooms to the dining room.

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The dining room overlooks the rear garden via original sash windows which have original restored shutters.

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The kitchen has tiled flooring, a gas-fired AGA as well as a gas hob, an integrated fridge freezer and an integrated dishwasher. There is also a study, TV room, guest WC and a utility room.

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Upstairs there are three bedrooms. The master bedroom which has a vaulted ceiling and door also has an en-suite. The second bedroom has a marble chimney piece and vaulted ceiling and the third bedroom overlooks the front and has a cast-iron fireplace with a vaulted ceiling.

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69 Leeson Street Upper, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 is for sale for €1,950,000 with Lisney via Daft.ie

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