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Roslyn, Claremont Road, Howth, Co. Dublin

€2,350,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 297 sqm approx


  • Magnificent Victorian detached residence
  • Wonderful mature gardens
  • Direct and private access to the sandy Burrow Beach
  • Stunning views of the coastline, Ireland's Eye and Lambay Island
  • Two storey over basement residence
  • Courtyard with double garage and workshop
  • Large roof top terrace/balcony with spectacular views
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Walking distance along the beach to Sutton Cross and Howth village
  • Close to local golf clubs and sports facilities
BER E2 RatingView floorplans (3)


Roslyn is without doubt a most charming Victorian residence of immense style and character situated in a picturesque seafront location on one of North Dublin's most prestigious addresses on Claremont Road, Howth, convenient to all local amenities at both Howth village and Sutton Cross.

Dating back to circa 1870 this two storey over basement Victorian residence enjoys elegant family accommodation spread over its three floors and boasts many fine architectural embellishments of its era with high ceilings, ornate covings, elegant staircase and magnificent marble and cast iron fireplaces.

Above all Roslyn has enjoyed a love affair with the spectacular and picturesque coastline and stone steps lead directly from the rear garden to the renowned Burrow Beach. The views are simply breathtaking from all principal rooms and from the rear garden to Burrow Beach, Ireland's Eye, Lambay Island and across the water to the sandy beach at Portmarnock and the Malahide coastline.

Approached by a leafy driveway the large front garden is mainly in lawn and there is a small orchard area close to the entrance. The tarmac driveway leads to a courtyard area with double garage and workshop. Above there is a wonderful sun deck with the most spectacular sea views and access to the main residence.

The rear garden is exceptional with luscious lawns, mature and colourful shrubbery, tall Cordylines, a lovers bank and large patio area. There is also a walled garden area with an abundance of wild garlic. Steps lead to a private gate with direct access to the seafront.

To appreciate this wonderful Victorian residence on just under circa 0.75acre of mature gardens in this idyllic coastal setting, viewing is essential.


  • Hall Level (Feature granite steps)
  • Porch (1.96m x 1.39m Victorian open porch with hardwood door, covings on ceiling)
  • Reception Hall (6.01m x 1.96m Elegant staircase, covings on ceiling)
  • Drawing Room (6.47m x 4.88m Magnificent black marble fireplace (open fire), covings on ceiling, bay window overlooking front garden, picture window with stunning sea views to rear, polished wooden floor)
  • Dining Room (6.47m x 4.89m Wonderful white marble fireplace (open fire), covings and centrepiece on ceiling, polished wooden floor, picture French window overlooking front garden, French door with steps to luscious lawned rear garden and seafront)
  • Inner Hall (Leading to office and bathroom)
  • Office (2.54m x 2.42m Picture window with sea views to rear, book shelves)
  • Bathroom (2.95m x 2.54m Shower, w/c, whb, fully tiled walls, heated towel rail)
  • Kitchen (6.47m x 5.12m Large family kitchen with press units, work tops, sink unit, spectacular sea views, access to outstanding balcony (8.44m x 6.06m) with the most wonderful panoramic sea views across to Ireland's Eye, Lambay Island and beyond, stairs to basement area and bedroom 5)
  • First Floor
  • Landing (5.27m x 2.06m Picture window with stunning sea views, storage area, w/c)
  • Master Bedroom (Rear) (3.92m x 3.62m Large walk-in wardrobe, picture windows with spectacular sea views to rear)
  • En-suite (3.62m x 2.35m Split level with corner bath, Jack and Jill wash hand basins, bathroom cabinets)
  • Bedroom 2 (Rear) (4.91m x 3.17m Stunning sea and coastal views, built-in wardrobe)
  • Bedroom 3 (Front) (4.89m x 3.10m Overlooking front garden)
  • Basement
  • Hallway (4.78m x 1.97m)
  • Store (1.97m x 1.53m)
  • W/C (1.97m x 0.85m w/c, whb, fully tiled)
  • Bedroom 4 (Rear) (4.29m x 3.11m Built-in wardrobe)
  • Bedroom 6 (Front) (4.29m x 3.16m Built-in wardrobes)
  • Kitchen 2 (4.86m x 4.24m Original kitchen area with Aga cooker, hallway off)
  • Pantry (3.29m x 2.03m Shelves)
  • Boiler House/Store (6.37m x 2.03 Central heating boiler (Buderus))
  • 2nd Basement Area (Access via separate staircase from kitchen area)
  • Hallway (5.09m x 1.68m Understairs storage, door to garage courtyard area, wood panelling on walls)
  • Bedroom 5 (Front) (4.50m x 3.54m Built-in wardrobes, wood panelling)
  • Bathroom (2.77m x 0.95m Shower, w/c, whb, tiled)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER E2
  • Number: 109702720
  • Energy Performance Indicator: 354.92 kWh/m2/yr

About the Area

Howth is a picturesque village and outer suburb of Dublin. Originally just a small fishing village, Howth is now a busy suburb of Dublin, with a mix of dense residential development and wild hillside. Howth is also home to one of the oldest occupied buildings in Ireland; Howth Castle. The village itself is located 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from Dublin city centre. Howth has an hotel which has a spa and access to four golf courses. The area is active commercially, and forms part of the area of the local Howth Sutton Baldoyle Chamber of Commerce. Howth is a popular area for birdwatching and sailing, and is also popular with anglers, cyclists, joggers and hillwalkers alike, particularly on weekends.

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