MARINO AVENUE WEST, KILLINEY, COUNTY DUBLIN, IRELAND
A magnificent Victorian Italianate mansion enjoying a truly spectacular position overlooking Killiney Bay, with remarkable and panoramic sea vistas from the rocks of Dalkey Island to those of Bray Head.
Summerhill House is one of Dublinâ€™s finest residences. Occupying an enviable position on Marino Avenue West, off Killiney Hill Road, the generous grounds of some 5 acres or 2 hectares afford privacy and remarkable sea views over Killiney Bay. Often referred to as â€˜Irelandâ€™s Bay of Naplesâ€™ Killiney Bay is renowned for its picturesque quality. Views extend from the obelisk on Killiney Hill towards the rocks of Dalkey Island over the sea to Bray Head and around to the Wicklow mountains.
Dating to circa 1850 the house is built in the Victorian Italianate or Neo-Renasissance architectural style. The accommodation comprises two storeyâ€™s over a basement level with all the principal reception rooms and bedrooms facing south and enjoying superb coastal views. Accommodation within the house extends to some 7,550 square feet or 701 square metres and includes 5 reception rooms and 7 bedrooms. The Guest Lodge extends to some 1,485 square feet or 138 square metres and includes 1 reception room and 2 bedrooms.
A generous reception hall leads into a gracious stair hall with a feature chimneypiece and a fine carved timber staircase. An impressive and large double drawing room with two marble chimneypieces faces south and east and enjoys incredible coastal views. It links to the dining room which features parquet flooring and has a glorious marble chimneypiece with incredible colouring. The study has a large bow or bay window and enjoys superb sea views. The large family room faces south and opens onto a large garden terrace. The kitchen is spacious and has a raised seating area which enjoys sea views.
Upstairs there are 2 bedrooms suites and 5 further bedrooms. The master bedroom features a large bay or bow window and enjoys superb coastal views. The other 3 principal bedrooms all face south and enjoy sea and mount ...