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.
Oil Fired Central Heating
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