Estate agents Lisney recently sold Springfield House on Sydney Avenue in Blackrock for €2.9 million – the highest price received at an auction this year.
The sale means that the five bed detached home sold for €400,000 above its €2.5m asking price.
Ttruly special double fronted regency villa of exceptional charm and character stands on 0.28HA (0.7Acres). Dating back to 1840, this magnificent family home offers the purchaser a home of true distinction in what is a quiet sylvan setting off Sydney Avenue.
The bright and spacious accommodation measures 250 sq.m (2,692 sq.ft) and includes a very fine reception hall together with stunning drawing room, living room, dining room, study, bathroom, utility and kitchen while upstairs there are 5 bedrooms (master en suite) and family bathroom. Many features have been well preserved to include spacious high ceilinged principal rooms featuring intricate ceiling cornice work with ornate ceiling roses and attractive fireplaces.
A particular feature to Springfield is the stunning west facing landscaped gardens to the rear which are well stocked with mature trees and laid out in most attractive lawns and large pond. To the rear there are a number of sheds and gardener’s cottage offering further potential to develop into a granny flat (subject to planning permission).