Bungalow bliss: four-bedroom Foxrock hideaway for €795,000

 

Down a quiet avenue off Westminster Road, three houses were built in the 1950s to the same French design. Today, each has been updated and renovated in a different way, and with their own entrances and gardens, they sit entirely apart from each other.

Roslyn, a four-bedroom bungalow, is screened to the front by mature hedging, while at the rear is a southwesterly garden with terraced lawns and a paved area for patio furniture or, potentially, a barbecue.

Inside, the house’s 1950s origins show; carpets and walls are matching, in a turquoise blue. And the kitchen, original, is decorated with bright red and orange patterned tiles. But beyond the decor this is a deceptively spacious – 1,745sq ft – house, on sale through Sherry FitzGerald for €795,000.

The drawing and dining rooms are situated to the rear of the house, overlooking the attractive gardens and each is generously proportioned. The drawing room has an open fire and an eye-catching marble fireplace, installed by the most recent owners when they purchased the house in 1982.

The dining room is also generous in size, accessed via an archway from the drawing room. From here, you can walk through to the master bedroom – which was built in the space formerly occupied by the garage. The master bedroom is en suite – with a shower room.

There are three further bedrooms, two doubles and a large single, which many would describe as a double. The main bathroom has a bath and power shower, with a built-in linen cupboard.

Roslyn is situated in a prime location – close to the M50, N11 and on a Dublin city bus route – with plenty of space and the advantage of privacy in an otherwise built up suburb.

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