€4,500,000 -€500,000 on 3rd Jan 17
A truly elegant three storey over garden level Victorian castellated home set within generous private grounds of circa 1.1 acres and enjoying a remarkable seafront position, with direct access to Killiney beach and a marvellous coastal vista over Killiney Bay to Dalkey Island and Bray Head.
Built circa 1878 in attractive cut stone granite and including a castellated tower the accommodation is well proportioned and elevated to allow all the principal rooms enjoy the truly marvellous coastal position, a later extension providing some 4,670 square feet or 436 square metres of accommodation in all and majestically linking the house to the magical seafront position with access to two seafront garden terraces, a ‘secret' Italianate garden and the wider pleasure grounds. A flight of granite steps lead from an enclosed walled courtyard, with ample parking, up to the front door and into the impressive reception hall, which leads in turn to the principal reception rooms and stair hall.
Being balanced within a semi-detached composition the house is positioned to the southern end of the large grounds, making them seem extraordinarily generous and most especially by comparison in such a rare seaside position with private beach access. This combined with all the principal rooms being sea facing and an overall orientation toward the private gardens and solid stone walls make the accommodation and grounds extremely secluded and private.
The grounds are simply magical, linking seamlessly to the house and beach and enjoying panoramic sea views over Killiney Bay to Dalkey Island and Bray Head and outward to sea. Incorporating a pleasant mix of formal, manicured lawns including a full size tennis court, and informal gravelled paths and shru ...