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VR tour: Get a close-up look at a wonderfully restored Drumcondra redbrick

Once a series of bedsits, 83 Clonliffe Road is now an airy family home.

If you have Google Cardboard or another VR headset, you can enjoy a full 3D experience by tapping the ‘goggles’ icon. T

HIS CHARMING REDBRICK terrace on Dublin 9′s Clonliffe Road may look small, but inside it’s a masterclass in space and style.

The current owners have redesigned the three-bedroom, two-bathroom interior to retain its period features, while also adding new ones that don’t compromise the property’s charm.

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Accommodation is spread out over three floors, each meticulously designed. Upon entering, a short flight of stairs takes you to a a stylish living and dining area plus a storage room and family bathroom.

For any would-be chefs, the kitchen will be the ultimate selling point. It’s lit up by skylights, and features a beautiful island. There’s an easily-converted playroom off the living area on this floor, too.

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A second living room closer to the front entrance is dominated by a cast-iron fireplace and bespoke shelving in the alcoves.

Go up again, and you’ll find two neutrally painted bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and space for double beds. The newly-converted attic serves as a third bedroom if needed.

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Speaking to The Irish Times, the current owners revealed that 183 Clonliffe Road was a series of bedsits when they first purchased it in 2006. Within a year, it had been tastefully restored to its former glory as a family home.

Outside, there’s a large garage and a low-maintenance garden, and the property is only a five-minute stroll from the bustling village of Drumcondra, well-served by buses, Irish Rail – and near to Croke Park for any GAA fans.

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83 Clonliffe Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 is on sale for €565,000 from Sherry FitzGerald Drumcondra via This property is open for viewing this Saturday, February 3rd, from 11:15-11:45am.   

This virtual reality tour is presented as part of Experience Your World with KBC.

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