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43 Morehampton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4

5 Beds 2 Bath 153 m² Sold


*The sale of this property represents a great opportunity to modernise a classic Victorian residence to its former glory complete with a south facing town garden*
43 Morehampton Road has a lot of history to it. This home was formerly owned by Beatrice Behan the widow of the late Brendan Behan. Frequent visitors to this home were Myles na Gopaleen and the poet Robert Greacon. Over the last 20 plus years the house has been divided into 2 flats but could easily be converted back as one residence. Many of the original features are still intact including the high ceilings with moulded cornicing, period marble fireplaces and beautiful working window shutters. This sale represents the chance to put your own stamp on what could be a stand out Victorian town residence with distinction. There is a south facing garden, triangular in shape, to the rear and off street car parking.
Prime location on Donnybrook’s main thoroughfare close to the entrance to the Hampton Hotel (formerly Sachs) and the adjoining Royal Hospital. There are a host of local amenities on the doorstep including shops, restaurants, cafes, Donnybrook Fare, Herbert Park, Upper Leeson Street, Donnybrook Stadium and the city centre is very closeby. Dublin’s primary business and shopping districts including St. Stephen’s Green are all a pleasant walk from the property along with numerous sporting clubs. The area is well served with many of the best regarded primary and post primary schools within walking distance of the house.


Victorian brick facade with feature dormer windows
Gas fired central heating on hall and first floor
Well set back from road .circa 24 meter front garden
Private mature rear garden with southerly aspect 20m (Triangle in shape)
Approximate floor area 153 sq m / 1,646 sq ft
Many period features of the Victorian era
BER exempt. Protected structure
Off street parking and disc parking
On the main QBC (Quality Bus Corridor) route including Aircoach

BER Details

BER: Exempt


Hall floor
Entrance Hall 6.23m x 3.23m high ceiling with cornicing. Storage under stairs.
Front Reception room 4.27m x 3.58m with feature fireplace, ceiling cornicing and working window shutters.
Shower 1.86m x 1.83m with whb and wc. Extractor fan and hot water cylinder.
Kitchen/Breakfastroom 4.99m x 4.28m with built in wall and base units, oven, hob, extractor fan, washing machine, storage cupoards. Door to garden.
First floor
Front Bedroom with marble fireplace.
Front Bedroom with fitted shelving.
*Note the above two bedrooms were originally one room as shown in the floor plan and could be reinstated if required. The overall size is 5.31m x 4.33m
Bedroom (2) 4.83m 4.32m x with marble fireplace. A spacious room with high ceiling.

Second floor (Now a separate flat)
Landing 4.23m 1.83m x with high rooflight. Shower room with wc.
Bedroom (3) 4.85m x 4.3m (currently Lounge/Kitchen) with built in cupoards and sink unit.
Bedroom (4) 4.20m 2.54m x with dormer window and whb
Bedroom (5) 4.20m x 2.58m with dormer window, whb, built in wardrobe and fitted shelving.
Long front garden c.24m with pathway and lawn.
Walled in rear garden c.20m long, with lawn, hedging and shrubs. South facing aspect. Access to communal rear parking area.

Viewing Details

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