33 Avondale Avenue
This house is an artisan property originally built in 1880 accommodate rail and linked canal workers. The street itself is steeped in history; the Manor of the Lord Phibs was situated at the end of this terrace. It was bought and restored from dereliction in 2005 to create a beautiful light filled family home that oozes atmosphere and period charm. The current owner’s passion and experience in the architectural profession is obvious from the outset as the peaceful feel and atmosphere of this home is palpable once you open the door.
To the front is a quaint windowed porch with exterior decorative wall tile and wooden carved architrave. Original solid wood door opens onto hexagonal tiled entrance hall.
To the right is a wonderful atmospheric living room with open original cast iron fireplace bespoke solid mahogany sash windows with brass fittings. There is a large under stair storage area/ room. Reclaimed hardwood maple flooring continues through what was originally the back window of the house but has now become a double archway to a modern light filled living cooking and dining space. Floor to ceiling bespoke oroko windows draw the eye to the courtyard garden beyond. The kitchen is light and airy with cream gloss units providing ample storage. Oroko worktops stainless steel gas hob and integrated appliances accentuate the luxurious feel of this beautiful home.
Through the double patio doors, you arrive to a private brick paved courtyard. The architect used the original bricks from the rear house wall to cobble the yard. Original brick wall to the rear of garden reminds one of the age of this property. The rear extension is built based on sustainable architectural principles, cedar cladding and sand/ cement plasterwork and finished beautifully with powder coated aluminium drainage fittings. The overall finish is a clever marriage of modern and traditional buildings methods.
There is ample room outside for planting and dining under the mature silver birch which was planted on completion of the rebuild.
Upstairs through the light filled staircase are two generous bedrooms, the master has wall to floor fitted wardrobes, shelving, fireplace and side by side bespoke solid mahogany sash windows.
The rear bedroom has been enlarged and shelved and boasts undisturbed views through the large picture window to the community garden at Great Western Square and beyond to the Dublin mountains.
The bathroom has an oversized bathtub/ shower edged with corner windows that fill the room with light and shadow from the tree in the garden below. Modern bathroom fittings add to the clean luxurious feel of this room. On exiting the bathroom there is a hot press and below integrated washer/dryer- placed upstairs to minimize white noise from the downstairs space.
The attic has been fully insulated, part floored, electric lighting and a Velux roof light. It can be easily accessed through the folding stairs providing ample opportunity for extra storage.
The house is located just a two min walk to the Phibsboro LUAS station, less than ten minutes to the Mater Hospital and fifteen minutes’ walk to the city centre. It is surrounded by a host of green spaces, Great Western Square and Blessington Street Basin and Grangegorman Campus and a fifteen-minute walk to The Phoenix Park. There are many excellent schools’ shops and cafes in the area.
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2.03m (6'8") x 1m (3'3")
Welcoming hallway with tiled floor, raising stairs and velux window.
4.07m (13'4") x 3.04m (10'0")
Cosy living room with featured maple wooden floors, original cast iron fireplace, understairs storage & spotlights. double archway to kitchen/ dining.
4.06m (13'4") x 4.02m (13'2")
Wonderful kitchen cum dining room over looking the rear patioed garden, ample eye and low level units, intergrated appliances, plumbed for laundry, double glazed windows and doors to allow ample sunny to flood the room.
2.02m (6'8") x 2m (6'7")
Spacious full bathroom on the 1st floor return with tiled floor and surround & spotlights.
BEDROOM 1 3.01m (9'11") x 3.06m (10'0")
Double bedroom to the front of the house with built in wardrobes and original cast iron fireplace.
3m (9'10") x 2.02m (6'8")
Spacious bedroom to the rear of the house.
3.02m (9'11") x 4.02m (13'2")
Private south facing patio garden to the rear, ideal of al fresco dining. On street disc parking to the front.
Approx 73 Sq M 785 Sq Ft