A new lease of life at the old Dublin post office that sold everything from stamps to gunpowder

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The Old Post Office, Kilternan, Co. Dublin €850k

ith the Dublin and Wicklow Mountains arsenic a backdrop and surrounded by lush greenish fields, Kilternan has each the hallmarks of a agrarian Irish village, contempt being fractional an hour’s thrust from the city.

While developers and agents foretell a colonisation detonation successful the coming years, the southbound Dublin suburb remains for present a verdant spot with a state feel.

Located betwixt the Blue Church and the Golden Ball/ Farmer Brown’s gastropub stands a location known arsenic ‘The Old Post Office.’

Built successful the 1860s, it was bought successful 1899 by the Willis household who saw an accidental to make income by moving a retail outlet from home.

The National Archives grounds that successful 1911, Edward Willis lived determination with woman Annie, their 3 big children and 24-year-old servant James Tomkins.

For implicit 90 years, the Willis household location served arsenic the station office, market and hardware hub for the full greater Kilternan/ Glencullen area.

It had the archetypal telephone successful the portion – the fig was ‘Kilternan 1’ – and adjacent sold gunpowder to labourers successful section pb mines. In caller years it was location to an creation gallery, bridal store and café.

With a level country of 3,012 sq ft, the historical location needs a facelift, but successful 2006 the dense lifting was done with double-glazed windows, rewiring, plumbing and insulation.

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One of the reception rooms astatine  the refurbished 3,012 sq ft spot   successful  Kilternan

One of the reception rooms astatine the refurbished 3,012 sq ft spot successful Kilternan

One of the reception rooms astatine the refurbished 3,012 sq ft spot successful Kilternan

Period features abound done the entranceway hall, surviving room, kitchen, TV room, 4 bedrooms and a bathroom.

The self-contained commercialized portion has 3 rooms, a kitchenette and a bathroom.

Having been successful the aforesaid household for implicit 120 years, the Old Post Office is acceptable for a caller lease of beingness astatine an asking terms of €895,000 done Property Partners O’Brien Swaine: (01) 298 8508.

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