This six-bed Rathmines home will cost you €3.2 million

If you've ever dreamed of having an old-fashioned six-bed, three-bath house in Rathmines, this gorgeous Victorian house will be right up your street...


This beautiful Victorian house at Lismoy, 8 Temple Gardens, Rathmines, will set you back €3.2 million; and with its beautiful interiors and location, it's easy to see why. It's a three-minute walk from the Cowper Luas stop, which will get you to Stephen's Green in just 15 minutes.

Close-by is an abundance of lively local cafés, independent restaurants and some of the coolest bars Dublin has to offer; including  The Bowery, which has the unusual exterior of a ship.

The red-brick, Dublin 6 home was built around 1906, has a private garden of 0.3 acres and has an overall square-foot of approximately 3,300.

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Inside

The interior of this home complements its exterior perfectly; old-fashioned and vintage. When you first walk in you are greeted with a burnt-red carpet which is complemented by dark furniture and gold details. The front door is white which matches the all-white walls in the hall.

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While it is a two-story house, there is an interesting short set of stairs that brings you down to the garden room, and out into the beautiful, private, rear garden.

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One of the most striking rooms in the house is this all-pink living room. With pink walls, pink arm-chairs and pink detailing in lamps, ornaments and cushions; you will either love it or hate it. Retro gold details also feature in the spacious and bright room; with multiple frames, a hanging chandelier and oval-shaped mirror.

As it's not to everyone's taste, new owners may wish to redecorate.

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The floor-to-ceiling windows let in an abundance of light while also giving a 180-degree view of Lismoy Road.

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The second living room in this Rathmines house doesn't have a one-colour scheme; however, if you love old-fashioned meets modern, you will love this. The burnt red couch matches the carpet of the hallway perfectly, while the carpet of this room sports a red and yellow square pattern. Books and frames personalise the room, while the silver duo overhead lamps illuminate it.

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Nearly every room boasts a feature fireplace, and this beautiful dining room is no exception. The dark-wood furniture is also brought into this space, with a colour scheme of yellow and green. The windows let in plenty of light, while the low-hanging gold and yellow lampshade brightens up the 10-seater dining table.

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The kitchen is fairly basic with all-white cupboards and tiles; needing quite a bit of renovation. However, it does have these charming wooden panels on the wall (which would be a trendy contrast in a renovated, modern kitchen).

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The kitchen opens onto a second dining room with a rectangle arch; which carries on the wooden-panelled walls and laminated flooring.

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Bedrooms

This Lismoy home has six spacious bedrooms and three bathrooms. The master has an all-pink theme with white and pink wall-papered walls and a dusk-pink carpet. It also has three tall, sash windows with a writing desk that looks out onto the street.

All furniture is a deep brown wood and all light fixtures white. The master bedroom also has its own sink, which really shows how much history this house holds.

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All of the bedrooms are fairly spacious, including this double one. It continues with the deep furniture vibe but sports a quirky, all-gold bed.

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This bedroom also has a large, built-in, wooden-slated wardrobe with a dressing table.

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And if the all-pink living room and bedroom isn't enough for you, there's also an all-pink bathroom!

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Outside

Both the front and rear gardens total approximately 0.3 acres. The front garden is completely fenced with hedging to both sides, including a variety of shrubs and flowering plants.

In the rear garden, a greenhouse is home to mature fruit trees and specimen plants. It is incredibly spacious and very private.

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Do you think you could put your own spin on this luxury home? If so, it's currently on the market for 3.2 million.

Photos: Sherry FitzGerald via Daft.ie

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