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Ard Sonas, Torca Road, Dalkey, Co Dublin

€2,250,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 358 sqm approx


  • Gracious detached period home extended and refurbished in 2001
  • Magnificent accommodation of c. 358 sq. m. / 3854 sq. ft.
  • Extensive grounds of c. 1/3 acre offering potential for further extension subject to planning permission
  • Situated on beautiful private gardens with a gravelled driveway offering ample parking
  • Many period features throughout to include sash windows, high ceilings, magnificent fire places, cornicing & ceiling roses
  • Sea Views from upstairs front bedrooms
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Burglar alarm system
  • Double glazed windows to rear
  • Approximately a 10 minute walk to Dalkey Village
  • 5 minute walk to Sea via the "Cat's Ladder" steps
BER E2 RatingView floorplans (2)


Ard Sonas is a gracious, double fronted detached period residence on c. 1/3 acre. The property boasts a wealth of period detail and is in excellent condition following an extension to the rear and significant renovations carried out in 2001. Ard Sonas is a substantial house of true distinction located on a peaceful and exclusive road elevated on Dalkey Hill. This truly impressive home full of character incorporates all the original period features of its time including gracious proportioned reception rooms, cornices and fire places.

The magnificent accommodation of c. 358 m² / 3854 ft² comprises reception hall, 2 reception rooms, kitchen, dining room, snooker room (could be used as a 5th bedroom), utility room, guest wc, 4 bedrooms upstairs, en-suite bathroom and family bathroom.

Outside there is a sweeping gravelled driveway with a parking area to the side of the house and a lawned area interspersed by mature shrubs and trees. To the rear of the house there is a garden with a lawn and raised beds.

Ard Sonas sits within striking distance of Dalkey village with its bustling bars and gourmet restaurants, the DART and a tremendous selection of majestic coastal and hill walks. Dalkey Dart station is just a short walk away and the area boasts numerous schools and colleges.


  • Entrance Hall (1.9m x 1.7m Welcoming entrance hall with ornate ceiling coving, cornicing and centre rose. Attractive staircase with balustrade)
  • Drawing Room (9.9m x 4.2m Beautifully appointed double aspect room with picture bay window to front and French doors to a decking area, ornate ceiling coving and centre rose, attractive marble fireplace with coal effect gas fire, picture rail and Oak floor)
  • Dining Room (5.2m x 8.3m Oak floor, picture rail, ornate ceiling cornicing and centre rose, side bay window, marble fire place with open fire door)
  • Kitchen (6.0m x 3.9m Shaker style fitted kitchen with sleek units, integrated Bosch dishwater, Neff double oven, Aga, recessed lighting over tiled floor opens to..)
  • Breakfast Room (6.0m x 4.2m With recessed lighting, open fire place (no hearth))
  • Utility Room (Tiled floor and plumbed for washing machine, Belfast sink, storage cupboards)
  • Store/Pantry
  • Guest WC (With wash hand basin and w.c.)
  • Snooker Room (7.1m x 4.7m Exceptionally spacious room to the rear with cast iron fireplace, triple aspect with bay window with fitted window seat overlooking the rear garden)
  • Landing (2.0m x 10.7m)
  • Principle Bedroom (4.0m x 8.3m Exceptionally spacious room with original Tongue & Groove floors, double aspect with side bay window. Ornate ceiling coving and centre rose. Black marble fire place, steps to)
  • Bathroom Ensuite (4.0m x 4.0m Spacious bathroom with wash hand basin, wc and cast iron bath with claw feet. Shower cubicle, black cast iron fireplace)
  • Bedroom 2 (4.3m x 5.6m To the front with original floor boards, ceiling coving and centre rose, cast iron fire place. Sea view from bay window over Killiney Bay)
  • Shower Room (With wash hand basin, shower cubicle and wc)
  • Bedroom 3 (4.3m x 4.2m Double room with original floor boards, ceiling coving and centre rose, cast iron fire place.)
  • Bedroom 4 (Double room to the back, again double aspect with ceiling coving and centre rose, white timber fire place with tiled inset)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER E2
  • Number: 110189669
  • Energy Performance Indicator: 366.79 kWh/m²/yr

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.

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