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Kaibo, 157 Vernon Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin 3

€1,950,000 - Sold Price Sold 338 sqm approx


  • In built vacuum system
  • Two block built sheds
  • Ample off street parking behind electronic gates
  • Excellent location
  • Stairs - stunning oak continuous handrail
  • Alarm wired to all windows/doors/outbuilding
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Stunning five bedroom detached family home
  • Kingspan solar heating
  • Oak flooring throughout ground floor
  • CCTV including 9 cameras
  • CCTV recorder enclosure
  • Mesh radio system - to enable a signal to be received by the alarm monitoring company
BER B2 RatingView floorplans (3)


It’s all too rare that a property of this calibre comes to market in Clontarf so Sherry Fitzgerald are delighted to present Kaibo, 157 Vernon Avenue - 3,600 sq ft (approx.) of pure luxury. This is an amazing detached five bedroom plus study family home of exceptionally high quality. The attention to detail is remarkable and no expense has been spared throughout the painstaking renovation with particular attention paid to the all-important finishing touches.

The highlight of this beautiful property is the very large kitchen/dining/ living room extension to the rear with contemporary style in-frame units, spacious living area and a dining area with folding doors offering access to the garden. The accommodation comprises: an impressive entrance hallway with oak flooring and guest w.c., large living room with bay window and a wood burner with Crema Marfil marble fireplace acts as the main focal point. A stunning kitchen/ dining/ living room with two vaulted skylights and a large oval shaped island. A family room and utility room complete the downstairs accommodation. Upstairs there are five bedrooms. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, all doubles, three having lavish en suite shower rooms and a main family bathroom. The top floor offers the fifth large double bedroom with ensuite and a spacious study completes the accommodation of this picture perfect home. To the rear the garden extends to approx. 50 ft with many mature plants and shrubs and No Mow luxury plus lawn. There is ample off street parking to the front accessed via electric gates.

The house itself is one thing but the location is almost as perfect. Set in the heart of Clontarf on Vernon Avenue; St Anne’s Park is a stone’s throw away, the second largest municipal park in Dublin. At the end of the road you’ll find the village centre of Clontarf with shops, restaurants, boutiques, every available amenity required which then leads you to the gem in Clontarf’s crown - the seafront which leads you down to the Wooden Bridge, Dollymount Beach and the nature reserve of Bull Island. Named by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve, it is the only biosphere reserve in a capital city in the world. For sporting enthusiasts it doesn’t get much better than the Promenade where locals enjoy walking, running and the cycle track. There’s also Clontarf GAA club, Clontarf Rugby & Cricket Club, Hockey Club, two Tennis Clubs, Sailing and numerous well known Golf Clubs. Conveniently located, only 5km from the city centre and the financial district, and only 10km from the airport.

This is the perfect home for a growing family and will please the most discerning purchaser.


The generous sized back garden measures 50ft x 34ft approx. The no mow luxury plus lawn is soft, perfect for a family garden. The granite patio is ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining guests. There is an external lighting system and the professional landscaping has automated drip irrigation system. The low maintenance crete print driveway provides ample off street parking for multiple vehicles.


  • Entrance Hall (Very impressive entrance hall with solid flooring, large windows, coving, and sophisticated wood panelling on walls.)
  • Living Room (Large living room entered through double doors. With hard wood floors, feature bay window and wood burner with Crema Marfil marble fireplace with black granite insert and hearth.)
  • Kitchen/ Dining Room/ Family Room (Spectacular open plan room with hardwood floors, ceiling coving, and recessed spotlights. The kitchen and dining area has a large island with state of the art composite quartz and sink. The kitchen is a cream contemporary style with hand painted wall and floor units with solid oak dovetail drawers and a large Belfast sink. Appliances are by Neff and include two large dishwashers, an induction hob, Circotherm oven, Circosteam oven, a large warming drawer and a large larder fridge and freezer. Two oversized vaulted skylights flood the entire room with an abundance of natural sunlight. Folding doors give direct access to the rear garden. The family/ living area has an in ceiling surround sound system and gas fireplace with black granite frame. There is underfloor heating throughout kitchen, living, dining and utility)
  • Utility Room (With tiled flooring, wall and floor units, Belfast double sink, in built vacuum system, Miele washing machine and Bosch dryer . Custom built utility and boot unit with hand painted finish, and access to side passage.)
  • Playroom/ Family Room (Large room with hardwood flooring.)
  • WC (Suite comprises wc and whb.)
  • Bedroom 1 (Large master bedroom features box bay window, walk in wardrobe, in ceiling sound system.)
  • Ensuite (Fully tiled suite comprises his and hers whb, wc, vanity cabinets, walk in shower with rainforest shower, two heated towel rails and in ceiling sound system.)
  • Bedroom 2 (Spacious bedroom to front of property with oak flooring, ceiling coving, custom built sliding door wardrobes)
  • Ensuite (Fully tiled suite with wc, whb, corner shower and heated towel rail.)
  • Bedroom 3 (Spacious double bedroom to rear of property with ceiling coving and sliding door wardrobes)
  • Ensuite (Fully tiled with wc, whb, shower, and heated towel rail.)
  • Bedroom 4 (Double bedroom to rear of property with oak flooring, ceiling coving and sliding door wardrobes)
  • Bathroom (Fully tiled suite comprises wc, whb, bath, heated towel rail and half wood panelling on the walls)
  • Bedroom 5 (Large double bedroom with dual aspect and eaves storage.)
  • Ensuite (Suite comprises wc, whb, shower and heated towel rail.)
  • Study (Large room with carpet floor, dual aspect and plenty of eaves storage. Perfect for an office/ study or indeed a further bedroom)
  • Storage (Walk in storage area with shelving.)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER B2
  • Number: 100404458
  • Energy Performance Indicator: 124.07

Solicitor Details

  • Name: William Fry
  • Address: 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2

About the Area

Clontarf is a coastal suburb on the northside of Dublin. It has a range of commercial facilities mainly centred on Vernon Avenue. Clontarf's most notable amenity is its seafront, with a promenade running continuously from Alfie Byrne Road to the wooden bridge at Dollymount. As well as extensive walks and green areas, St Anne’s Park situated between Clontarf and Raheny is the second largest municipal park in Dublin, is part of a former 202 hectares (500 acres) estate assembled by members of the Guinness family. Features include an artificial pond and a number of follies, a fine collection of trees, a playground, parklands walks and recreational facilities including golf.and tennis. Clontarf contains numerous sporting facilities, such as GAA, Rugby, Cricket, Tennis and Sailing. The largest municipal park is nearby (North) Bull Island, also shared between Clontarf and Raheny. North Bull Island is an island located in Dublin Bay, about 5 km long and 800 m wide, lying roughly parallel to the shore off Clontarf (including Dollymount), Raheny, Kilbarrack, and facing Sutton. It has been named by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve. It is the only biosphere reserve in a capital city in the world. The island, with a sandy beach known as Dollymount Strand running its entire length, the island also hosts St Anne’s and Royal Dublin golf clubs.


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