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15th Feb 2018

WB Yeats’s Former Home On Merrion Square Is Up For Sale And It’s A Real Beaut


But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

Those two simple lines by Irish poet WB Yeats were probs what every secondary school student remembers from English class, an education in messages about love that were a far cry from “u out?”

Now, true romantics, you could even call the former home of WB Yeats your very own. No. 52 Merrion Square is up for sale for a cool €3.5 million and while Yeats spent the majority of his life living down the road in no. 82 (owned by Maud Gonne the dream treader) he lived her for a while. 

The four-bed townhouse is a magnificent Georgian residence of four storeys over abasement with views over Merrion Square, Mount Street and The Pepper Canister Church. 

Views of Merrion Square? We’re sold.

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Yeats was a Dubliner through and through and the home is a beautiful city nest

There’s fab Georgian marble fireplaces, sash windows and ornate ceilings and there’s also planning permission for a fancy roof terrace. 

Living here you’d never want to leave the house.

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  • Georgian townhouse on Merrion Square
  • Refurbished and renovated to an exceptionally high standard
  • Two off-street car spaces to the rear
  • Full planning for lift replacement and roof terrace
  • Zoned commercial on the lower ground floor
  • Own separate access from Mount Street to the lower ground floor
  • Extensive marble tiling in bathrooms and kitchen
  • Floor area approximately 468 sqm (5,037 sqft)
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The property is on the market via Lisney estate agents and you can check out the full listing here.

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