An exceptional Victorian Villa (c. 1850) of rare charm and character on this quiet seafront cul de sac beside the popular swimming spot at Seapoint Martello tower. With beautiful sea views across Howth to the city skyline which are equally dramatic by day and night.
This well-proportioned period terrace was designed in the 1850’s by architect John Skipton Mulvaney who was responsible for designing some of the established Yacht Clubs in Dun Laoghaire. These homes were sought after by the wealthy merchant class seeking holiday homes.
Some of the wonderful period features include tall sash windows, shutters, original timber floors, magnificent fireplaces, high ceilings with fine cornice plasterwork, elegant reception rooms, spacious bedrooms and attractive south west facing gardens that are not directly overlooked.
The drawing room and family room boast uninterrupted panoramic sea views and the delightful south west facing rear garden is a complete sun trap.
A flight of wide granite steps leads to the elegant entrance hall, to the left you have the drawing room with window taking in the spectacular sea views, high ceiling with attractive cornicing and fine marble fireplace, to the right you have the family room also with window enjoying the spectacular sea views and this room opens into the homely well fitted kitchen with its log burning cooking stove. There is a window overlooking the sunny rear garden and views through the family room to the sea. A large study/games room completes the accommodation at this level. A few steps lead down to the return where there is a washroom and an attractive sun room with steps leading down to the garden and a stair case leads to the garden level.
Off the hallway at garden level there is a large master bedroom with ensuite shower room and walk in wardrobe, Bedroom 2 is also a double with shower room, Bedroom 3 a double is located to the front of the house and there is a smart well fitted modern family bathroom. Bedroom 4 is another generous double and comes with a large built in wardrobe, there is also a laundry room giving plenty of storage. A store room under the front steps is a perfect place for bicycles and sports equipment.
The property enjoys a prime location with the seafront on your doorstep. Convenience is the key, only minutes’ walk to the DART and a leisurely stroll to Monkstown Village. Blackrock and Dun Laoghaire are close by with its Yacht Clubs, Marina and a superb range of shopping facilities and eateries. There is easy access to the City Centre, and there is a wide variety of recreational facilities, seafront walks, beaches, and access to a fine choice of schools including CBC Monkstown, St Michael’s College, Blackrock College, Willow Park, Scoil Lorcáin, St. Andrew’s College, Rathdown, Sion Hill, Carysfort National School and Monkstown Educate Together