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Shielmartin Cottage, Carrickbrack Road, Howth, Dublin 13

Detached House | 3 Beds
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Property Overview:

  • For Sale by Private Treaty
Overall Floor Area: 270 Sq. Metres (2,906 Sq. Feet)

Property Description:

Savills is delighted to bring to the market Shielmartin Cottage, Carrickbrack Road, Howth a truly unique and eye catching property.

This magnificent 3 bedroom home is laid out over 2 floors, with the primary living space on the 1st floor, affording the occupants fantastic light filled accommodation and stunning panoramic views of Dublin Bay. The property has been lovingly cared for by the current owners and affords a potential purchaser a fantastic opportunity to put their own stamp on this stunning family home. Situated on an elevated site of approximately 1.1 acres, the property is surrounded by mature planted gardens.

Shielmartin Cottage was designed by renowned architect Andrew Devane and boasts many fine architectural designs of its era. Extending to approximately 270 sq m / 2,906 sq ft, Shielmartin Cottage is well-proportioned and thanks to its many picture windows and south-westerly aspect, is bright and light filled throughout the day. Accommodation in brief consists of a double height entrance hall complete with a stunning wooden spiral staircase, 3 bedrooms, 2 of which are en suite and one complete with a dressing room, kitchen, dining room, living room and sun room which have the benefit of large picture windows looking over Dublin Bay. The property further benefits from a garage and a large sunny south-westerly facing terrace, ideal for dining al fresco.

Located on one of Howth' s most prestigious roads, Carrickbrack Road is highly sought after and is home to many unique detached family homes overlooking Dublin Bay. The location is second to none, approximately a 7 minute drive to Howth Dart Station and in close proximity to Howth Golf Club. Howth Castle and Gardens and the National Transport Museum are also in the locality, as well as local schools such as St Fintan' s National School, Scoil Mhuire Primary School, Sutton Park School, and Santa Sabina Dominican College. Howth is also home to many fantastic walking trails including The Summit and Howth Cliffwalk.

Shielmartin Cottage is one of the finest homes to come to the market in recent times and is without doubt one not to be missed.

Entrance Hall Double height entrance hall complete with solid wood floors and stunning spiral staircase

Utility Room With tiled floor, sink and plumbed for a washing machine

Boiler Room With tiled floor

Bedroom 3 Spacious double room overlooking the front garden with en suite

En Suite With W.C., wash hand basin and shower with tiled splashback

Landing Spacious landing overlooking the entrance hall and with a door to the rear garden

Kitchen With tiled floor, kitchen units at eye and counter level, a range of integrated appliances and stunning views

Dining Room With solid wood doors, built in solid wood storage units and large picture windows with stunning views

Shower Room With tiled floor, tiled walls, W.C. wash hand basin and steam shower

Living Room Spacious room which is the heart of the house complete with fireplace with marble/wood surround, built in bookshelf and a seating area with large picture window overlooking Dublin bay and access to the terrace

Sun Room With large picture windows overlooking Dublin Bay

Master Bedroom Spacious double room with large windows

En Suite With tiled floor, part tiled walls, W.C. and wash hand basin with built in storage unit

Dressing Room With a range of solid wood built-in wardrobes

Bedroom 2 Spacious double room complete with built-in wardrobes and dressing table

Bathroom With tiled floor, part tiled walls, W.C., wash hand basin and Velux window

Outside Sheilmartin cottage site on a large elevated site of approximately 1.1 acres. This family home is accessed via electronic gates with a large tarmacadam driving with ample parking. There is a single car garage and car port to the front of the house. The stunning gardens both front and rear comprise of mature trees, shrubs and a range of flowers. There is a large sun terrace access from the first floor which overlooks Dublin Bay and is ideal for dining al fresco.


  • Striking 3 bedroom detached family home
  • Approx. 270 sq m / 2
  • 906 sq ft
  • Architecturally designed
  • Prestigious location on Howth Head
  • Panoramic views of Dublin Bay
  • Large south-westerly terrace
  • Elevated site of approx. 1.1 acres with mature planted gardens

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BER No 107882169
Energy Performance Indicator: 469.57 kWh/m2/yr

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Date Entered/Renewed:

18/12/2017 (today, 2 hours 49 minutes ago)

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Shielmartin Cottage, Carrickbrack Road, Howth, Dublin 13

Distance to City Centre:

12.2 km (7.6 miles), 115 minute walk

Public transport routes that service Howth:

  • Train: Dart
  • Bus: 31, 31A, 31B

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