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Mentone, Military Road, Killiney, Co.Dublin

€3,950,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 384 sqm approx

Features

  • Special Features:
  • Double Fronted Victorian Residence of Distinction
  • Beautifully appointed accommodation
  • Superb sea views
  • Secure, impressive gardens of 1.4 acre with hard core tennis court, walled garden
  • Parallel to Holy Child School e
  • Adjacent to Killiney Beach & Dart Station
  • Conservatory (172 sq. m./1,851 sq. ft. approx.)
  • One bedroom guest or staff cottage (41 sq. m/441 sq. ft.)
  • Access onto Marino Avenue East
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Description

Mentone is an imposing double fronted detached Victorian residence of immense character and charm ideally located on a superb elevated site of approx. 1.4 acres enjoying stunning unobstructed sea views.

Bordering Marino Avenue East and Station Road, Mentone with its Italianate tower is a landmark in the area.

Peter Pearson, in his renowned book from the Mountains to the Sea, describes Mentone as a “classic house of the Victorian Period, having the usual ornate external treatment of stucco enrichments, lined walls, arched windows and a hipped roof with bracketed eaves. Mentone can also boast an Italianate tower.....”

Beautifully appointed and exceptionally well maintained by the current owners, Mentone houses two superb formal reception rooms, a comfortable family room, guest w.c., country style kitchen, four spacious bedrooms, the master of which has dressing room and ensuite bathroom. There are two family bathrooms with a viewing gallery in the upper floor of the tower completing the accommodation.

There is a lean to sunroom off the kitchen and dining room which interconnects with large glass conservatory, that whilst requiring modernisation provides tremendous scope to the discerning purchaser to put one’s own stamp on it.

The grounds are as impressive as the house itself and are planted with a selection of mature plants and shrubs, flowering trees together with a selection of evergreens, oaks and horse chestnuts. There is a hard core tennis court, walled garden and two water features. There are a selection of outhouses ideal for storage.

Mentone is further enhanced with a with a one bedroom guest house with a sunny south facing garden. This makes perfect guest or staff accommodation or could provide a home income.

The location itself needs little introduction. Killiney and Dalkey villages are within easy reach and boast a wide array of amenities, including excellent schools with Holy Child literally a stone’s throw away. There is a wide variety of leisure facilities in the area, including golf, swimming, sailing clubs and stunning coastal walks. The home is within a gentle stroll of Killiney Beach and Dart Station. One can also enjoy the wonderful walks around Killiney and Dalkey Hills. The N11 and M50 are also within close proximity providing ease of access to the Airport and the Major motorway networks.

Services:

Oil Fired Central Heating

Alarm

Telephone & TV Points

Broadband

Rooms

  • GROUND FLOOR:
  • Hall (gracious entrance hall with original front door and fan light. Ornate ceiling coving and centre rose double doors.)
  • Inner Hall (with feature staircase and ceiling coving.)
  • Drawing Room (superb double aspect reception room with side bay window, ceiling coving and centre rose, feature marble fireplace with open fire.)
  • Dining Room (beautifully appointed reception room with marble fireplace with open fire, door to sun room and)
  • Kitchen (pine country kitchen with tiled splashback, red 5 oven Aga, recessed lighting.)
  • Utility Room (storage and plumbed for washing machine)
  • Guest W.C. (W.C. and wash hand basin)
  • Family Room (wonderfully snug family room with ornate fireplace with marble inlay and solid fuel fire. The room also features a picture rail, ceiling coving and centre rose.)
  • RETURN:
  • Bathroom (with bath, bidet, W.C and wash hand basin in vanity unit. Superb storage and ceiling coving.)
  • Bedroom 3 (lovely large double bedroom with double aspect, featuring ceiling coving, centre rose and built in bookshelves.)
  • Bedroom 2 (another large double aspect double bedroom with sea views. This room features ceiling coving, centre rose with fitted wardrobes and dressing table.)
  • Study (front landing, currently used as a study, with superb sea views.)
  • Main Bedroom (double aspect bedroom with beautiful sea views, ceiling coving and two fitted window seats, with door to)
  • Dressing Room (fitted with wall to wall wardrobes, large vanity unity with his and her wash hand basins set into marble counter top. Recessed lighting.)
  • En-Suite (with marble backdrop overhead shower attachment, bidet and W.C., step shower unit, with recessed lighting.)
  • Bathroom (bath, W.C. and wash hand basin in vanity unit, also houses airing cupboard.)
  • Bedroom 4 (wonderful children’s bedroom with fitted bunk beds and wardrobes, stairs to;)
  • Watchtower or Bedroom 5 (amazing spacious with panoramic sea and coastal views. Wood panelled walls.)
  • Conservatory (Large split level conservatory with barbeque and pizza oven – there is an area once used as a kitchen which is perfect for restoration)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER exempt

About the Area

Killiney is a seaside resort running along a stunning coastline, south of Dublin City. Neighbouring villages include Dalkey and Shankill. Killiney Hill Park boasts magnificent views of Dublin Bay, Killiney Bay, Bray Head and the Sugar Loaf mountain (506 m). Other attractions include Killiney Beach, Killiney Golf Club, a local Martello Tower, and the ruins of Cill Iníon Léinín. The area is home to a number of schools, and is easily accessed by Dart, bus and the M50. There is also a shopping centre with a supermarket in the village centre.

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