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Victorian Period Residence - Overlooks Historical River Liffey

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House frontage overlooking River Liffey


Last updated: 06/06/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Dublin house description

Large, bright, Victorian townhouse set on banks of the River Liffey with beautiful views of James Joyce Bridge in heart of historical Chapelizod Village, and nestled on doorstep of world famous Pheonix Park. (Largest enclosed park in Europe with wild Fallow Deer, also houses Dublin Zoo).
Direct 15 min drive from Dublin Airport. Access to City Centre via numerous bus routes which pass through village, or take the scenic walk along the Liffey, through many Joycean landmarks (40 mins walk) to Guinness Brewery and Storehouse. Take in visits to National Museum of Ireland and National Museum of Modern Art, Kilmainham (30 mins walk).
Or relax in the historical, Victorian Mullingar House, made famous in Joyce’s Ulysses and enjoy a typical, heavenly Dublin afternoon with locals and a fresh pint of Guinness.
2 exclusive reserved parking bays adjacent to side entrance of house. Easy access to M50 arterial route to many of South County Dublin tourist attractions – Glendalough, Dublin Mountains, seafront towns of Bray and Greystones (50 mins drive).
Chapelizod is a small, quiet village nestled in the Liffey Valley, it is bypassed by a motorway on one side and bordered by the Phoenix Park on the other. It has unique access to the green belt that is the Liffey Valley and the famous 'Strawberry Beds' which feature one of Dublin’s finest fish restaurants – the Angler’s Rest (15 mins walk) and also 3 world class Golf Courses – Castleknock Hotel and Golf Club, Luttrelstown Castle Golf Club and Hermitage Golf Club (10 mins drive)
Chapelizod is proud of being the first settlement upriver of Dublin City, which was established in 988AD. It is more in keeping with quiet country life than the bustle of Dublin City life, yet its close proximity gives it its unique ambience.
Enter our house, the first of a red-brick, Victorian terrace of 11 houses (built by Lord Clayton, for his officers in 1899) from the imposing granite steps and arched porchway to the grand hallway on the ground floor. From here, restored, authentic period livingrooms lead into a conservatory and sun-trapped courtyard garden, via French doors. Vintage cast-iron garden furniture is found here, to come home to after a day’s sight-seeing. Relax with a glass of wine in the evenings, or have a luxurious soak in the spectacularly and lovingly renovated loft, in our free-standing cast-iron bath retreat (of spa standard).
A country kitchen is located at end of grand hallway, with artisan-crafted oak kitchen table, traditional Irish dresser, hand-made by owner’s father and standard kitchen amenities – fridge-freezer, cooker, dishwasher, microwave, washing-machine, drier and WC.
Our period staircase leads to the mezzanine floor, where the first bedroom (queen) is found. The first floor houses 3 more bedrooms, 1 king-size with ensuite & shower, one double-twin, and one with twin bunks.
A further mezzanine level with bijou office leads to loft conversion with bath / shower / WC.

Keywords: Period, Luxury, Child-friendly, River View, Phoenix Park, Dublin South City Central

Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Shower, WC and Sink...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


          • Bedroom 4: 1 bunk bed

            Twin Bunk Bed...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Available on request, Bunk Beds (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 2


          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

            Wonderful loft conversion bathroom....moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Ensuite in Master bedroom...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Large Electric Range with twin ovens and extractor....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Heating:

            Gas powered...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Washing Machine
          • Garage
          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer


          • Video Library:

            Many kids DVDs. Netflix available over Apple TV and Wii Console on both 50' TVs. New Release Movies available to rent/buy over Apple TV/iTunes, charged to guests from deposit....moreless

          • DVD Player:

            2 x DVD player/Home cinema surround. 1 is 3D-DVD with Smart TV...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Cable TV with Premium Sky Movies and Sky Sports, ESPN....moreless

          • Television:

            2 x 50' HD TV with Premium Cable One TV is Smart TV...moreless

          • Music Library:

            Spotify on Smart TV...moreless

          • Ping Pong Table
          • CD Player


          • Broadband Access:

            100 Mb Fast Wireless Broadband...moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            100 Mb Fast Wireless Broadband...moreless

          Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                With vintage cast-iron patio furniture....moreless


              • Adventure
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Family

              Location & View

              • Village:

                The ancient Village of Chapelizod, on the outskirts of Dublin City...moreless

              • Water View:

                Overlooks the beautiful and historic River Liffey...moreless


              • Zoo
              • Swimming
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Roller Blading
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fitness Center
              • Medical Services
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Horseback Riding
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Bird Watching
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Boating
              • Antiquing
              • Museums
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Sailing
              • Cycling


              Write a review 4.8
              from 13 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Standard Rate
              Nov 14 - Sep 1
              3 night min stay
              $1,800 $7,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
              • Cleaning Fee $100
              • Taxes Included


              Booking deposit fully refundable (Less PayPal charge) up to 30 days before occupancy.

              $300 to secure booking

              Balance payable 30 days before occupancy.

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              • Phoenix Park

                "The largest enclosed city park in Europe, the Phoenix Park boasts numerous open spaces with ..."

              • Trinity College Dublin

                "Beautiful, Historic University, with something for everyone."

              • Kilmainham Gaol

                "Visit the Historical Site of Kilmainham Gaol - central to the history of the Irish Republic"

              • Temple Bar

                "All the bars, music, food and nightlife any tourist could wish for!"

              • Grafton Street

                "High Street shopping, Dublin style."

              • River Liffey

                "Flows past our house and boasts a beautiful walk (300 yards from our front door) past rowers..."

              10 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Dublin Airport
              2 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Heuston Station
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              100 Metres
              Nearest Barpub

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1995

              About the owner: We have been living in and renovating this adored, period residence since 1995. We have enjoyed vacationing in Cape Ann, Massachusetts for the last nine summers and have been making our precious home available for rental for the last few summers. We hope you love our home as much as we do!

              Why the Owner Chose Dublin:
              This house has the perfect location for drivers and users of public transport. The city and the arterial routes to the rest of the country are all close at hand. If you choose to use the bus, we leave a 'Leap' card for our guests - it's like a pre-paid credit card for the bus system. Top it up at almost any store, then use it to pay for your bus rides, at the lowest available rates. No need for tickets or bus passes or having pockets full of coins.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Transport links, Phoenix Park, Village atmosphere, Period design, Excellent media, WiFi & connectivity.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english



              • House frontage overlooking River Liffey

                House frontage overlooking River Liffey

              • Master bed-room, ensuite.

                Master bed-room, ensuite.

              • Airy Sunroom

                Airy Sunroom

              • Spectacular loft bathroom with vintage  bath and brass shower and chaise.

                Spectacular loft bathroom with vintage bath and brass shower and chaise.

              • Rear portion of double living-room, french doors through to sunroom.

                Rear portion of double living-room, french doors through to sunroom.

              VRBO #351076

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Monday, September 15, 2014

              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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