House Of The Week

Gracious Ballsbridge residence offers la vie en orangery

The elegant property at 172 Merrion Road, on the corner of Ailesbury Park, offers 430 square metres of living space and incorporates a self-contained dental surgery at the side

172 Merrion Road, a landmark home located on the corner of Ailesbury Park, opposite St Vincent’s Hospital and the Merrion Shopping Centre

172 Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

Price: €2.75 million

Bedrooms: seven


Agent: Sherry FitzGerald Ballsbridge at 01-2698888

The difference between an orangery and a conservatory is that the former is a brick structure with large windows and a flat roof with a glass lantern – or a skylight, in modern terms – while the latter is a glass structure with a brick base and a pitched glass roof.

The orangery also precedes the ...