Rich history meets modern cool in a Phibsborough period villa

Elegantly refurbished and renovated, Fernmount in Dublin 7 is on the market with a guide price of €895,000

The handsome interconnecting reception rooms enjoy grand proportions and excellent light;

The borough of Phibbs, which in its current modern iteration is known as Phibsborough in Dublin 7, was so called after the Lincolnshire Phibbs family landowners which settled in this area of Dublin around the 17th century.

According to the magazine History Ireland, the surname first appeared in Ireland towards the end of the 16th century, “when two brothers, both soldiers, each received a grant of land from the Crown – William near Cork and ...