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1 Tower Terrace, Rowserstown Lane, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, D08X2NY

End Of Terrace House




58 sq.m.

BER No: 114874076
EPI: 377.51 kWh/m2/yr


Beyond the cedar clad front door, 1 Tower Terrace is a beautifully presented 2-bedroom end of terrace house in the heart of Kilmainham. The house was originally built in the late 1800s and has been extensively refurbished in recent years. The property has been upgraded to an exacting standard including internal and external insulation, new roof, new chimney stack, new retaining wall to Camac River and beautifully repointed to the front. The property also benefits from a stylishly designed south facing rear garden. The property benefits from GFCH and on-street parking. Residents are entitled to 2 parking permits. The house, with measures to c.59 square metres/635 square feet, benefits from the beautiful presentation and excellent location in the heart of Kilmainham.

Upon entering this home, you are welcomed into the living room. One of the surprising features of this home is the amount of natural light that floods into the space, largely thanks to the southerly aspect to the rear. Everywhere you look within this beautiful home, there are clever touches that highlight the period qualities of this house while also ensuring the luxury of modern living. The living room comes with original cast iron fireplace as does the front bedroom. There is a clever use of space under the stairs with a built-in workstation offering the new owner the opportunity to work from home without sacrificing a bedroom for office space. The bathroom is awash with light with both window and rooflight allowing light flood into the room. Accommodation comprises large living room area with clever built-in workstation, kitchen with ample room for dining table, 2 double bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and bathroom. There is an additional storage area with access to the rear garden and the street.

Tower Terrace is located on a quiet cul-de-sac nestled between Old Kilmainham Road and Kilmainham Lane. Steeped in history, Kilmainham is hugely popular due to the easy access to the city centre, M50, M4 & M7. The area is well served by public transport with a number of bus routes servicing the area, Dublin bike stations nearby and Red Luas stations within 7-10 minutes' walk from the property. There are a number of amenities nearby including Kilmainham GAOL, IMMA, Guinness Storehouse along with a number of shops, restaurants and a new coffee shop. There are a number of public parks nearby including Royal Hospital Kilmainham, War Memorial Garden and the Phoenix Park.


Living Room: (3.50m x 5.31m)
The original stained American pine wooden floors, along with the 2.5m high ceilings and the original cast iron fireplace, are in keeping with the traditional design of the building. The original cast iron fireplace comes with tiled inset and solid fuel stove. Here, under the stairs, is a clever use of space with the recent addition of a built-in workstation. There is a timber frame, double glazed window offering natural light and ventilation.

Kitchen: (3.02m x 3.60m)
The dark slate floor tiles beautifully contrast with the white kitchen units, white tiled walls and dark stained natural oak countertop. Showing the attention to detail of the current owners, the countertop has the draining board cut into it. There are ample wall and floor units along with a gas hob, electric oven, extractor fan, integrated dishwasher, a washing machine and fridge-freezer. A Belfast sink sits at the window allowing views out onto the garden. There is ample room for a dining table and chairs. There is access to the rear to the rear garden through a double-glazed door.

1st Floor:
Bedroom One: (2.00m x 4.37m)
This room is a double bedroom with solid wooden floors, built-in wardrobes, hot press with additional shelving and an original cast iron fireplace. There are 2 large windows, which are double glazed, allowing natural light and ventilation into the room. There is access into the attic via a hatch with sold brass handles.

Bedroom Two: (3.02m x 3.60m)
To the rear of the property, the large double bedroom comes with solid wooden floors, large wardrobe with sliding doors and a window overlooking the rear garden which allows natural light and ventilation. There is also a hatch into the attic in this room.

Bathroom: (1.11m x 2.86m)
This beautiful bathroom has been decorated with a nod to the original era of the property. The sanitary ware is a Victorian style complemented by a shower cubicle with a rain shower head. There are tiled floors with partly tiled walls and timber panelling. There is ample natural light and ventilation in this room thanks to a window and a rooflight.

The house benefits from side access which leads directly into the storage area and beyond into the rear garden. The L-shaped rear garden benefits from a southerly aspect and is extremely private. Again, cleverly designed the garden is sure to surprise viewers. The grey limestone slate tiles are complemented by a composite decking area. The decking area comes with built-in black timber seating with raised flower beds. Far from being an afterthought, the flower beds are also designed with mini Japanese Acers and an Olive tree amongst other planting.


Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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