Innisfallen, Dungriffin Road, Howth, County Dublin

Price: €1950000

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Large Period home with a detached mews & full planning permission for a modern c.267 sq m home (2872 sq ft) on a separate 0.35 acre site (0.14 H). Total Site area c.3,524.5 sq m , 0.35 Hectares, 0.87 acres “Innisfallen” is a splendid detached family home on a magnificent private site close to Howth village. Genuine period homes of this calibre are rare, and rarer still with gardens of this scale & maturity, providing excellent privacy & seclusion yet with unrivalled convenience to all of the wonderful amenities nearby. Set well back from Dungriffin Rd, Innishfallen dates from 1866, showcasing all of the hallmarks synonymous with classic Victorian architecture. Generously proportioned rooms feature high ceilings, decorative plasterwork, ornate working fireplaces and solid painted joinery. The formal splendour of some rooms are perfectly balanced with the character and charm of the cosy kitchen and den, while lots of interesting nooks & cranny’s delight the eye throughout this endearing family home. The accommodation extends to approx. c 3,000 sq ft comprising a fine reception hall and rear hall. The two main reception rooms comprise interconnecting drawing & dining rooms, both featuring high ceilings and ornate fireplaces. The kitchen cum breakfast room is fitted with timber wall & floor mounted cabinets, a breakfast bar and integrated appliances. Off the kitchen via the rear hall is a good sized family room or den/study with its own open fireplace. A large laundry area with access to the rear garden is located here off the rear hall as is the downstairs wc & whb. Access to the front forecourt is available here also. Upstairs, the hall return and half landing lead to a fine double bedroom and a family bathroom. A few steps from here lead to the landing off which are the main bedroom complete with a large bathroom ensuite and another fine double room. The second and third bedrooms are generous doubles and both are well served by the family bathroom, while a short flight of stairs leads to bedrooms 4 & 5 and a second shower room for convenience to each. Ample space is available to create additional accommodation as required subject to planning. Outside, the entire gardens extend to 0.87 acres. The mature boundaries are set well away from the house and comprise a combination plants trees, hedges & stone walls. The gardens are laid out mostly in lawn and a full sized hard tennis court is located in the front garden. The detached two bedroom mews comprises an entrance porch, a kitchen cum living cum dining space, two bedrooms and a bathroom. Planning permission has recently been granted in this area of the property to construct a new detached home in place of the mews. The proposed new home is c267 sq m (2,873 sq ft) and it is proposed that the site surrounding this new home extend to 0.35 acres. The proposed development (if the site is divided as outlined) would leave the existing residence occupying over half an acre (0.52 acres) with 28m of road frontage. The property may be available in one or two lots and enquires are welcomed with viewing available by appointment only. Please contact Conor Gallagher at 01-8183000 to arrange viewings at a convenient time.



Detached period residence on c0.87 acres
Existing detached mews within the grounds
Full planning permission for the construction of a c267 sq m (2,873 sq ft) new home.
Site width proposed for new dwelling is 18.9m wide x 75.15m long (0.35 acres)
Remaining house site proposed 28m frontage x 75.15m long (0.52 acres)
Hard tennis court
Landscaped gardens
Oil fired central heating
Original period features
Sash windows
Existing two bedroom mews
Close to bus & dart
Near village, harbour/marina


Reception Hall 5.87m x 2.1m
High ceiling, plaster coving, steps to lower hall.

Dining Room 5.15m x 5.06m
Bay window, high ceiling, decorative plaster coving, timber fireplace with marble inset, double doors to drawing room.

Drawing Room 6.12m x 5.06m
Decorative timber fireplace with marble inset, high ceilings and decorative plaster coving and centre rose, French doors to garden.

Rear Hall 2.1m x 1.2m
Understairs store, pantry with sink and shelving.

Kitchen cum Breakfastroom 5.45m x 4.15m
Fitted wall and floor mounted cabinets, Franke sink, Amtico floor, integrated appliances, breakfast bar.

Hall 5.55m x 2.0m
Amtico floor.

Guest WC
Wc and whb.

Utility Room 3.82m x 1.6m
Door to garden.

Family Room/Study 3.8m x 3.8m
Timber floor, open fireplace, built-in cabinets, downlighters.

Upstairs Hall Return

Bedroom 3 4.4m x 3.25m
Built-in Sliderobes.

Bathroom 4.3m x 2.15m
Bath, wc, bidet, part tiled, separate wc/whb.

First Floor Landing

Bedroom 1 4.92m x 4.2m
Built-in Sliderobes.

Ensuite Bathroom 4.0m x 3.7m
Bath, shower, wc, whb, bidet, built-in wardrobes.

Bedroom 2 4.85m x 3.05m
Built-in wardrobe.

Stairs to Landing

Shower Room 2.26m x 2.11m
Part tiled, shower, wc, whb.

Bedroom 4 4.35m x 2.7m
Double built-in wardrobes.

Bedroom 5 4.36m x 2.63m
Double built-in wardrobes.

Detached Mews

Kitchen/Living/Dining 6.3m x 4.0m
Open fireplace, stairs to first floor.

Bedroom 1 3.35m x 3.48m

Bedroom 2 2.78m x 3.35m

Bathroom 1.75m x 1.9m
Bath, wc and whb.


Innisfallen, Dungriffin Road, Howth, County Dublin



Contact name: Gallagher Quigley
Phone: 01 818 3000
Fax: 01 854 0026