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Distinctive ‘London look’ home with rock ’n’ roll flair in Dublin 6

No 8 Palmerston Park is a unique five-bedroom Victorian residence in Rathmines on the market at €3.85 million

No 8 Palmerstown Park underwent a detailed and sensitive refurbishment between 2016 and 2018 to create a dramatic family home

The south Dublin suburb of Rathmines wears many property hats – the two most renowned being its propensity for student digs and flats, and for the grand period residences lining its leafy streets and squares. The latter earned it the moniker, “the Dublin Belgravia” in the 1800s, according to one-time resident and author, Dr Séamas Ó Maitiú, who wrote Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Dublin Suburbs, No. 2 Rathmines.

For deep-pocketed buyers who would like to ...