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Martello Cottage, Islington Avenue, Sandycove, Co Dublin, A96 A4C8

€795,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 103 sqm approx


  • Unique cottage
  • Aluclad double glazed windows
  • Viessmann A-Rated combi boiler
  • Handpainted inframe kitchen
  • Partly floored attic
  • Parking
  • Stones’ throw from seafront
  • Excellent transport routes
  • Ideal location
  • GFCH
  • TV points
  • Phone points
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Martello Cottage is a truly unique two bedroom cottage ideally situated just a stones’ throw from the seafront at Sandycove. Beautifully extended in 2015, this fine property exudes quality with a high spec finish throughout. Martello cottage presents an exciting opportunity to acquire a stunning home in a most convenient location – early viewing is essential.

The accommodation comprises; entrance hall with store room, open plan living/kitchen/dining room which is flooded with natural light and offers access to the garden, off this lies a utility room and guest w.c. On the first floor there are two good size double bedrooms, the main with en-suite, a spacious study (currently used a bedroom) and a modern family bathroom. The rear garden is a wonderfully private low maintenance space. Laid in composite decking with mature bamboo this is an ideal space to relax and dine ‘al fresco’.

The prime location of the property cannot be overstated. Islington Avenue offers convenient access to breathtaking walks on the seafront and the countless maritime leisure facilities. Its location allows great ease of access to a wide variety of amenities including popular shops, bars, restaurants and specialist delicatessens which line the streets of Glasthule, Sandycove and Dún Laoghaire. The People’s Park is just a short stroll away with Fallon & Byrne restaurant and one of Dublin's most popular weekly farmers markets. The area is very well served by transport amenities including the DART which is a two minute walk and the Aircoach which provides direct and swift access to Dublin Airport. This is a beautiful home in a superb location and must be viewed to be fully appreciated.


  • Entrance Hall (With wood floor and under stairs storage.)
  • Living Room (5.90m x 3.60m Open plan to kitchen with windows to the front, wood floor, ceiling coving, recessed lighting, upright radiator, plantation shutters, gas stove and TV point.)
  • Kitchen/Dining (3.70m x 5.00m With floor to ceiling windows, wood floor, recessed lighting, upright radiator, hand-painted in frame kitchen units, Silestone worktop, island, integrated appliances; Neff double oven, Smeg 4 ring gas hob, Bosch dishwasher, extractor fan, fridge/freezer and stainless steel sink.)
  • Utility Room (2.00m x 1.60m With tiled floor, fitted worktop and plumbing for washing machine.)
  • Guest wc (With tiled floor, extractor fan, wash hand basin with tiled splashback and w.c.)
  • Landing (With recessed lighting, hot press, porthole window, upright radiator and attic access.)
  • Bedroom 1 (2.80m x 4.80m Double bedroom to the front with plantation shutters, built in wardrobes and TV point.)
  • Ensuite (1.60m x 1.90m With tiled floor and walls, recessed lighting, extractor fan, mirror vanity, step in shower with overhead Grohe shower, wash hand basin and w.c.)
  • Bedroom 2 (3.60m x 4.20m Dual aspect double bedroom with recessed lighting, built in wardrobes and TV point.)
  • Study/Bed 3 (2.70m x 2.50m With laminate floor, recessed lighting, Velux window and TV point. This can be easily converted into a third bedroom. (Subject to P.P))
  • Bathroom (2.70m x 2.50m With tiled floor, partly tiled walls, wall mounted mirror, extractor fan, lightwell, bath with overhead shower, wash hand basin with storage and w.c.)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER C1
  • Number: 109980151
  • Energy Performance Indicator: 172.34 kWh/m2/yr

About the Area

Sandycove is a bustling coastal village located south of Dublin city. The area is host to a variety of restauraunts and bars, and the Martello Tower at Sandycove was once home to James Joyce. The popular 'Forty Foot' bathing spot is located just beside the tower. Sandycove is approximately 13km from the city centre. The number 59 bus runs from the city centre to Sandycove. The DART also services the area stopping at Sandycove and Glasthule.

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