Bigger and better on Leeson Park
This two-storey over garden level end-of-terrace has been fully refurbished and features a very smart kitchen-living area down at garden level
Description: Four bed Victorian improved to include a large home office and secure double garage Agent: Hunters The owners of 24 Leeson Park in Ranelagh bought about 15 years ago and waited a few years before carrying out the updating that the Victorian house needed. By then they had a clear idea of what they wanted and that included a large home office and a secure double garage.
They restored the original features as required including the lovely decorative plasterwork in the main rooms, floorboards and window shutters and reworked elements of the layout.
Now the two-storey over garden level end-of-terrace has four bedrooms, a very smart kitchen-living area down at garden level and two grand interconnecting reception rooms at hal l level. With 271sq m (2,917sq ft) there is plenty of space.
Part of the renovation involved commissioning Alan Brown Design to fit out the home office in the extended return at garden level with custom designed shelving and storage, and also to design the kitchen.
Located to the front at garden level – and opening into a family room and then out to the rear garden – the stylish, well-laid out walnut kitchen features a wall of storage, a large granite-topped island, and wall and base units fitted with high-end appliances including twin dishwashers and two ovens. Also down at this level is a large family bathroom with freestanding bath and a utility area tucked under the front granite steps.
‘‘ The stylish, well-laid out walnut kitchen features a wall of storage
The four bedrooms are doubles, the grandest is to the front on the first floor and it is en suite. Two of the bedrooms are in the returns. New owners will find little to do – if they don’t need that large home office, it could, with its double doors out to the back garden and proximity to the family room make a great playroom.
The garage to the rear is pretty looking with pitched double roofs, yellow brick and sash windows. It opens out on to a communal area set behind elec- tric gates and it provides extra secure parking for number 24 which also has parking for two cars at the front. People who know this road will remember that up until very recently that the front garden here featured an enormous monkey puzzle tree. It died and its height made it dangerous so it was removed and the granite set paving extended to cover where it once stood.
Hunters is selling 24 Leeson Park, Ranelagh, seeking ¤2.45 million.