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Strawberry Hill House, Vico Road, Dalkey, Co Dublin

€6,500,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 702 sqm approx

Description

Strawberry Hill House is a stunning, seafront Victorian period residence enjoying an enviable position overlooking Killiney Bay, nestled below Vico Road on the southerly slopes of Killiney Hill. The property has unobstructed views south across the bay from Dalkey Island to Bray Head encompassing the spectacular Wicklow Mountains.

As you walk through the hall door of Strawberry Hill you know you are about to experience something truly exceptional and the view that enfolds in front is without parallel. Renovated by its architect owner within the last ten years, Strawberry Hill House comes to the market in turn-key condition ready for immediate occupancy to be enjoyed by its new owner.

Extending over three levels, the property includes more than 7,560sq ft. of tastefully appointed versatile accommodation. In brief the accommodation comprises a drawing room with west facing terrace, dining room, breakfast room with balcony facing the bay, a study, media room, games room, gallery, den and sunroom. There are five bedrooms, three of which are en-suite, two of which are complimented with walk in dressing rooms. A large south facing sun terrace completes the ensemble and almost every room faces south to the sea.

The 0.75 acres of grounds are equally impressive with tiered lawns, a tennis court, orchards, fruit gardens and a superb gym. Strawberry Hill House has secure automatic gates leading to a driveway and parking for several cars together with a two car garage.

The location itself needs little introduction with "The Vico Road" being one of the most desirable roads on the south side of the city and the most spectacular sea view road on the east coast. Dalkey Village with its myriad of excellent amenities including speciality shops, DART, numerous fine restaurants not to mention its many renowned pubs is just 1km away. Killiney and Dalkey Hills with their wonderful walks and wildlife will add a whole new dimension to your lifestyle.

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Rooms

  • UPPER LEVEL
  • Porch (with tiled floor and roof light opening to)
  • Entrance Hall (with French limestone floor, ceiling coving, centre rose with high bell tower, double doors to:)
  • Breakfast Room (again with French limestone floor, dual aspect with bay window to amazing views and French doors to balcony, marble fireplace with gas fire, ceiling coving and centre rose.)
  • Kitchen (Alno fitted kitchen with De Dietrich microwave oven, Gaggenau four ring gas hob, Miele oven, ceiling coving, picture rail and recessed lighting. Bay window with magnificent views and pine floor.)
  • Dining Room (with wide plank pitch pine floor, ceiling coving, picture rail and centre rose, stained glass windows overlooking courtyard.)
  • Drawing Room (stunning reception room dual aspect with large picture windows, marble fireplace with gas fire, ceiling coving and centre rose and two doors to)
  • Drawing Room Terrace (with south and westerly orientation and stunning sea views.)
  • Study (with magnificent original stained glass bay window, cast iron fireplace with gas fire, fitted book shelves, centre rose, arch overlooking stairs.)
  • Sweeping Stairway (with high "bell tower" leading to middle floor.)
  • MIDDLE LEVEL
  • Family Room (cosy family room with spot lights, fitted alcove, doors to side porch to)
  • Sun Room (with laminated teak floor, large picture window and three sets of French doors opening to extensive terrace, large walk in store room)
  • Terrace (Stunning south facing sunny terrace with amazing views. Also opening onto terrace is:)
  • Games/Snooker Room (with stained hardwood floor, bay window, recessed lighting, arch leading to:)
  • Gallery (also with stained hardwood floor and bay window.)
  • Principal Suite (exceptional principal suite with bay window, ceiling coving, two centre roses:)
  • Principal Ensuite (with free standing bath, wc, his and hers wash basins and vanity units, shower unit with power shower, recessed lighting and under floor heating.)
  • Principal Dressing Room (with walk in his and her wardrobes.)
  • Guest Bathroom (with wash hand basin, wc, an large corner shower.)
  • LOWER LEVEL (Stairs to lower level opens to extensive)
  • Den (open plan den with bay window facing the sea.)
  • Bedroom 2 (wonderful double split level bedroom with two sets of French doors leading to the terrace and magnificent sunny views.)
  • Ensuite (part tiled with Jacuzzi bath, shower unit, wc and wash hand basin / vanity unit, recessed lighting and door to terrace.)
  • Walk in wardrobe (fitted shelving and landing space.)
  • Bedroom 3 (bright double room with fitted wardrobes, bay window and recessed lighting.)
  • Ensuite (fully tiled with pedestal wash hand basin, wc and step in shower, recessed lighting.)
  • Bedroom 4 (Double doors through to another double bedroom with bay window and recessed lighting.)
  • Bedroom 5 (with pitch pine floor, door to sun terrace.)
  • Guest wc (with wash hand basin, original antique wc and cistern.)
  • Utility Room (exceptionally spacious, Sheila's maid, storage, Belfast sink, recessed lighting.)
  • The Property also includes
  • Gym (with picture windows looking south over magnificent views)
  • Cellar (ideal for storage or use as a wine cellar.)
  • Garage (large double air conditioned garage with sliding door, exceptionally well fitted out.)
  • Two Large Storage Areas

BER Information

  • Rating: BER exempt

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About the Area

Dalkey is a charming suburb and seaside resort, famous for its award winning Pubs and Restaurants. Dalkey's main street, Castle Street, has a 10th Century church and two 14th Century Norman castles, one of which houses The Heritage Centre. Dalkey Hill offers spectacular views over Dublin City, Dublin Bay and the Dublin and Wicklow Mountains. Boats are available to hire at Bulloch Harbour, and The Quarry is a very popular rock climbing and abseiling venue. The neighbouring Killiney Hill is also a popular leisure facility for those in the locality.