Shielmartin Cottage is a substantial split-level family home occupying a magnificent elevated site of approximately 1.10 acres, benefitting from spectacular southerly views across Dublin Bay and beyond to Bray Head and the Sugar Loaf.
The exceptionally bright and well-proportioned accommodation extends to more than 269sq m (2895sqft) over the ground and first floors. Designed in the 1960's by famed architect Andrew Devane, known for both his dramatic horizontal lines and low pitched roofs, the house has been successfully integrated in to the hillside thanks to its split level layout and exquisitely planted gardens.
The property has been very well looked after by its current owners but will afford the incoming purchaser tremendous scope to reconfigure the extensive accommodation to provide a unique home that caters for the modern family's needs.
The inverted accommodation comprises a double bedroom en-suite with built in wardrobes, a utility room and a boiler room on the ground floor as well as a galleried entrance hall featuring a striking mahogany spiral staircase leading up to the principle living accommodation above.
Panoramic sea views and outstanding natural light are the defining features of every room on the upper floor of Shielmartin Cottage thanks to large picture windows and a southerly aspect. The elegant drawing room features an ornate wooden fireplace, high ceilings and a door leading out to a paved patio area ideal for alfresco dining. There is a large dining room, a separate fully fitted kitchen, a guest cloakroom (with a steam shower) and access to the back garden to the left of the upper hall. Alongside the drawing room to the right of the upper hall is a study and two further bedrooms, th ...