House in Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland
Rockview, Coliemore Road, Dalkey
Sherry FitzGerald are proud to present Rockview a stunning Victorian home discretely positioned off Coliemore Road enjoying an outstanding marine setting occupying a dramatic sea shore site of c .28 acre with direct shoreline access.
Situated on the seafront at Coliemore Road and only a couple of minutes' walk from the heart of Dalkey Town, this premier property provides wonderful and ever-changing views that are hard to beat. The panoramic outlook across Dublin Bay to Howth, and the Bailey lighthouse, over Dalkey Sound, the Muglin's and Dalkey Island.
The principal rooms ensure this dramatic setting is brought right into the house and nowhere more evident from the large sunroom which opens out onto a large sun terrace to the rear which looks over the low maintenance gardens down to the sea.
Ocean vistas change all the time with shifting weather and seas and lots to watch from fishing boats and yachts to seals, kayakers, rowers and intrepid snorkelers. There is plenty of room for outdoor living.
The accommodation over 3 floors is exceptional and provides a generous balance between bedroom and reception rooms. Over the years the property has undergone a pain staking refurbishment programme, the results of which are obvious throughout the house with great attention paid to the original character which bringing the accommodation up to modern day standards in terms of heating, plumbing and insulation.
The property is approached at Hall level through the Loggia / Conservatory entrance, there are 2 reception rooms, a bespoke Kitchen/Breakfast and a study/5th bedroom ensuite.
On the first floor are 3 double bedrooms, (principle with walk in dressing room and ensuite) and a large bathroom.
At garden level, there a superb family room, the fourth bedroom which is also ensuite with walk in wardrobe - this space has many used and could adapt for au-pair or older children. There is an abundance of storage areas to include a laundry room, walk in airing cupboard, dry room and pantry.
This truly is a unique family home set amid its own private grounds, exceptionally well located just moments' walk from Dalkey Town with its myriad of amenities including specialty shops, coffee shops, restaurants, pubs, wine bars and public library. There are many quality schools close by including Loreto Abbey primary and secondary just a two minutes' walk away. Approximately 8 miles south of Dublin City via the Dublin Area Rapid Transit (DART) while the Air Coach provides frequent access to and from Dublin Airport. With so few houses enjoying direct shoreline access viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the quality and beauty Rockview has to offer.
Rockview is approached by an impressive entrance at Coliemore Road with double automatic gates offering both privacy and seclusion. There is a spacious garage of nearly 500 square feet with separate lock up occupying the left hand corner, the front with gravelled forecourt and ample car parking, lawned beds to the right and attractive box heading and paved patios encompassing the loggia. There is direct access to the rear of the house via a covered passageway/storage area to side of home. The rear garden, with expansive composite deck is landscaped/low maintenance in rockery style.
Rockview, Coliemore Road, Dalkey, Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland