DescriptionOn approximately 2.02 ha (5 acres). A magnificent detached Victorian residence located on Marino Avenue West enjoying spectacular sea views within an enviable private secluded position overlooking Killiney Bay, Sorrento Terrace and Dalkey Island.
Having been occupied by the same family for almost 40 years, Summerhill comes to the market offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire one of South Dublin's finest homes.
This Victorian residence dating from the mid-1800's sits amongst 2.02Ha (5 acres) of the finest manicured gardens and grounds. The long sweeping driveway past the tennis court, golf putting and chipping green, manicured lawns and feature waterfall and pond lead to the house with ample off street car parking to the front and side.
The entrance porch leads to the entrance hall and inner hall with magnificent staircase surround. The accommodation of approximately 701.45sq.m (7,550sq.ft) is over three floors with spaciously proportioned rooms that offer comfortable accommodation. The principal reception rooms face south enjoying views over the grounds towards the sea. The kitchen to the rear is the focal point in the home and includes a sitting/dining area with views over Dalkey Island. The garden level/basement includes gym, bar and plant room with access to the lower gardens and lawns.
Upstairs there are seven bedrooms, the master bedroom suite includes a large en suite bathroom and the bedroom itself enjoys fine views. There are six further bedrooms, one of which is en suite together with a second staircase.
The house also benefits from a comfortable coach house to the side which is ideal for staff accommodation.
The house is approached via electrically operated entrance gates with long sweeping driveway to the main house. The site area is approximately 2.02Ha (5 acres) with manicured lawns, feature waterfall and pond, tennis court, golf putting and chipping green, vegetable garden, outhouses and par 3 golf hole. The outhouses comprises open store, three stores, two with sliding doors and one with folding door, pitched roof and ideal for machinery storage or further development subject to the necessary Planning Permissions.
AccommodationEntrance Porch: 2.2m x 1.5m. with double arch doors, ceramic tiled floor and oak part glazed door to;
Entrance Hall: 2.25m x 3.3m. with ceiling coving and centre rose
Guest Cloakroom: with w.c., wash hand basin, tiled floor and storage cupboard
Study: 2.5m x 5.55m. with timber floor, ceiling
coving and bay window with views over Killiney Bay, Dalkey
Inner Hall: 4.9m x 7.2m. with feature arch doorway, ceiling coving, feature marble fireplace and staircase to upper floors
Drawing Room: 6.9m x 4.8m. with ceiling coving, marble fireplace with coal effect gas fire, south facing bay window, window to front and sliding doors to
Sitting Room: 6.6m x 3.8m. with ceiling coving, south facing window, marble fireplace and door to
Dining Room: 6.85m x 4.85m. with south facing bay window, parquet flooring, marble fireplace, door to hallway and door to
Lobby: leading to
Family Room: 5.7m x 8.7m. with timber floor, fireplace with timber mantel, feature sitting either side of chimney and double folding doors to south facing patio
Glazed Lobby: leading to
Kitchen: 7.8m x 7.8m. with feature skylight window, bay window with extensive views towards Dalkey Island, window overlooking fountain to rear, a range of fitted
cupboards, presses and polished granite work surface, double Belfast sink unit, Fisher & Paykel double drawer dishwasher,Britannia double oven with five ring hob, extractor over, Sub Zero fridge & freezer, steps to sitting area with fireplace with electric Dimplex coal effect fire, dining and sitting area with views over Dalkey Island.
Inner Lobby: with staircase to lower garden level
Lower Garden Level
Hallway: with door to outside courtyard
Utility/Guest W.C.: with w.c., wash hand basin, tiled floor, counter unit, plumbed for washing machine and dryer
Gym/Weight: 6.5m x 4.4m. with fireplace with solid fuel stove, mirrored wall and two arches
Gym/Fitness Room: 6.5m x 4.4m. with parquet flooring, two arches to
Bar: 6.5m x 6.4m. with bar counter with featured railway sleeper to sides and back, fitted shelving and sink unit
Wine Cellar: 1.65m x 5.1m.
Changing Area: 2.7m x 3.95m. with tiled floor, inset lighting, wood panelled walls and ceiling
Sauna: 2m x 1.2m.
Shower Room: 1.55m x 5.9m. with wood panelled walls, tiled floor and shower
Separate W.C.: with wash hand basin
Plant Room: 4.45m x 8.2m. with tiled floor, fitted shelving, store room and two gas fired central heating boilers
Inner Hall: with magnificent feature staircase to
Landing: 8.67m x 3.95m. with ceiling coving and arch between landing
Master Bedroom Suite:
Entrance Lobby: 1.2m x 2.75m.
EnSuite Bathroom: 3.55m x 2.7m. with tiled floor, 2/3 tiled walls, bath, bidet, w.c., twin wash hand basins with cupboards under, separate step in shower, mirrored cupboard and heated towel rail
Bedroom: 4.9m x 5.85m. with ceiling coving, extensive fitted wardrobes, fitted locker units, fitted dressing table and bay window with views over gardens and grounds, Killiney Bay, Sorrento Terrace and Dalkey Island
Bedroom 2: 2.8m x 4.8m. with fitted wardrobes
Bedroom 3: 3.85m x 4.8m. with fitted wardrobes and south facing window
Bedroom 4: 3.9m x 3.55m. with fitted wardrobes including fitted chest of drawers
Bedroom 5: 3.85m x 4.9m. with fitted wardrobes, south facing window and door to
EnSuite Bathroom: 1.75m x 2.8m. with part tiled walls, tiled floor, roll top and claw bath, w.c. and wash
Family Bathroom: with tiled floor, bath, w.c., separate step in shower, wash hand basin with vanity unit and mirror
Upper Floor Return:
Bedroom 6: 2.95m x 3.45m. with fitted sink unit
Lower Floor Return:
Bedroom 7: 2.95m x 3.45m. with sink unit and fitted wardrobe
Open Store Area: 5.06m x 12.6m.
Three Store Rooms: 21.24m x 5.06m. overall, two with sliding doors, one with folding door, pitched roof and access on separate entrance for machinery.
Detached Coach House: Entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room,
sitting room, two bedrooms, shower room with w.c. & w.h.b.
Site area of approximately 2.02 Ha (5 acres)
Floor area of house approximately 701.45 sqm (7, 550 sqft)
Coach house of approximately 138 sqm (1, 485 sqft) gross
external with two bedrooms
Floodlit tennis court
Golf putting green
Par 3 golf hole
Secondary vehicular access
Gas fired central heating with two separate boilers
Spacious well-proportioned accommodation throughout
Exceptional sea views
Private secluded gardens
Within walking distance of Killiney DART Station
Close to local schools, primary and post primary
BER DetailsBER: Exempt
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Dalkey on 01 275 1000