DescriptionBartra Cove, tucked away off Harbour Road on 0.5 of an acre, enjoys uninterrupted panoramic views over Dublin Bay from Howth to Dalkey island. This elegant light filled home, built in 1998, is one of only 58 properties with direct access to the sea. Sunny, seaside gardens lead down to the rocky shoreline for fishing and swimming.
The architecture is timeless, complementing the established setting of the neighbouring historic homes and coastal gardens in this exclusive location. Bartra Cove possesses flexibility of internal arrangement, clean lines, airiness and all the creature comforts of a contemporary home. The whole property is maintained and presented in walk - in condition.
The internal layout which extends to approx. 4,250 sq ft has been designed to take full advantage of its coastal setting with the main reception rooms and bedrooms enjoying panoramic sea views. The house is filed with natural light, perfectly proportioned and beautifully designed with fine details and creative touches creating an enduring high quality interior.
Entered through wrought iron gates, a gravelled driveway provides generous vehicular access to the beautifully landscaped residence. The front door leads into a spacious conservatory- style space with white limestone floors and enticing framed views to the sea.
At ground floor a sequence of magnificent reception rooms open into each other creating a great flow for living and entertaining. Large picture windows in each room capture the stunning views over the lawn across Dublin Bay. The principal reception rooms also feature two very impressive antique fireplaces, an exquisite Bossi takes pride of place in the drawing room while a handsome Adams adorns the living room.
There is a large Poggenpohl kitchen with polished granite surfaces, an Aga oven, a utility room off, the large curved kitchen window overlooks a south-facing front garden with double doors to private south westerly sun patios, Also at this level there is a fine size guest w.c. with stone floors, ample built in storage, a passenger lift and an elegant top lit, curved sweeping stone staircase leading up through the house.
The first floor landing with feature windows allows the light to flood in and leads to three spacious double bedrooms with two en suite bathrooms and a family shower room. Built in storage through out the house is plentiful.
The principal bedroom is a spacious sunny suite with study area and a box bay seating area featuring large windows with exquisite coastal views over Dublin Bay to Howth.
The feature stairs with wrought iron balustrades rises up another level to the second floor roof lit landing leading to two further light filled double bedrooms, one en suite with large private balconies enjoying superb panoramic views from Dalkey Island, Killiney Hill and across Dublin bay towards the city.
There is still plenty of scope for the new owners to put their own stamp on this property. There is development potential to extend the house and provide further accommodation in the garden towards the sea, subject to Planning Permission.
A mere five-minute walk from Dalkey Village and DART, the location of this property, so close to the picturesque heritage town, with a wide selection of restaurants, cafes, boutique shops and galleries and situated so exquisitely on the waterfront is unrivalled in all it has to offer.
Bartra Cove is well positioned on an elevated site on approx. 0.5 of an acre of mature, well-tended gardens with ample parking to the front. The front the property enjoys private paved patio areas with a south westerly aspect, bounded by granite walls and herbaceous borders.
Built to one side of the property there is a spacious storage / gym/ garden room overlooking the bay. To the other side of the house a wide side passage leads through a gate to the rear garden. The entire garden enjoys wide open sea views. The upper paved area is outside the principal rooms beyond there are large shrub filled flower beds, a lower tier patio and flat lawn area stretch out bordered with roses, a gentle path leads along an array of grasses and sea side plants beyond a wide opening in the granite sea wall to further unique paved patio areas and a gazebo set in natural sea grasses above the rocks. Steps lead down to the lichen stippled rocks and the sea.
With sea, sky and light moving and changing all the time, the sights and sounds of the water, the yachts, fishing boats and rowers passing by and limitless views across the water Bartra Cove with its special seaside gardens offer a unique haven of tranquillity by the water's edge.
Telephone line/ internet access
AccommodationEntrance Hall: Spacious conservatory hallway with white limestone stone floors, raised glazed roof, feature stone staircase, lift and two sets of attractive glazed double doors with stained glass to the drawing room.
Drawing Room/Dining Room: Large open plan drawing room, maple flooring, double doors with stained glass, feature original Bossi fireplace and box bay window with stunning coastal views and doors to the award winning seaside garden.
Living Room/ Family Room/ Dining Room: Graciously proportioned with maple floors, original Adams fireplace and curved window with expansive sea views over attractive lawns and garden.
Guest W.C: Fine size with stone floors, inset sink in stone with mirror over with stone surround, Aqua Clean w.c, shelving and storage closet.
Kitchen/Dining: Large with royal blue and glass Poggenpohl fitted wall and floor units, polished granite worktops and backsplash, stainless steel sink x2, integrated Miele dishwasher x 2, integrated Miele oven and microwave, 4 oven Aga with integrated electric plates, curved polished granite island unit with Miele 4 ring gas hob, de Dietrich mirror front American style fridge/ freezer and feature curved window wall with built in window seat. Opening to private south westerly patios.
Utility Room: Stainless steel sink, fitted units and Miele washing machine and dryer.
Bedroom 1 / Master Bedroom: Spacious sunny double bedroom suite with double doors and feature stain glass, maple flooring, fitted mirror slide robes, study area and seating area in box bay window with full views over Dublin Bay to Howth.
Ensuite: Fully tiled with walk in shower, Corian countertop with inset wash hand basin and Aqua clean w.c.
Bedroom 2: Spacious sunny double bedroom situated to the front of the property curved window with garden views to St Patricks church, double doors with stain glass, maple flooring and fitted slide robes.
Ensuite: Fully tiled with w.c, white marble shelf vanity shelf with fully fitted mirror over with semi recessed w.h.b and large bath with deck mounted shower head. All Hans Grohe bathroom fittings.
Bedroom 3: Spacious bright double bedroom situated to the rear of the property with maple flooring, fitted slide robes fully curved window with sea views over Dublin Bay.
Family Shower room: Ceramic Tiled floors and walls, with w.c, white marble vanity shelf with large fitted mirror over semi recessed w.h.b and curved shower with hans grohe sliding rail, handheld and overhead shower.
Bedroom 4: Sunny double bedroom to the front of the property with maple flooring, fitted wardrobes and vanity unit, concealed sink unit. Doors open out to a South West facing balcony with views over Dalkey Island, St Patricks church, Killiney Hill and Bartra Martello Tower.
Bedroom 5: Bright double bedroom to the rear of the property with maple flooring, fitted wardrobes and vanity unit. Doors open out to a balcony enjoying wonderful views over Dublin Bay as far as Howth the city and Dalkey Island.
Ensuite: fully tiled with w.c, w.h.b and shower cubicle.
Direct access to the sea
Panoramic views over Dublin Bay to Howth & Dalkey Island
Private setting behind electric gates
Two large balconies
Bossi and Adams Fireplaces
Lift to all floors
Limestone & maple floors throughout
Move in condition
BER DetailsBER: E1
BER No: 112325774
Performance Indicator: 319.48 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Dalkey on 01 275 1000