- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 105 m²
An exceptionally attractive semi-detached Victorian period residence, positioned to the end of this highly desirable cul-de-sac setting next to a pedestrian access to ‘The Metals’ and within striking distance of the superb amenities in Glasthule Village, Dun Laoghaire Seafront and Town Centre with The People’s Park literally over the back wall. This is one of south county Dublin’s most popular coastal suburbs and offers a wonderful opportunity for a healthy outdoor lifestyle.
7B Martello Avenue is an excellent three bedroom home with an emphasis on natural light blending old world charm with a modern contemporary finish designed by Boyd Cody architects that is presented in excellent decorative order throughout and retains many of the original period features of the Victorian era. It offers bright and airy generously proportioned accommodation that extends to approximately 105 sq.m. (1,130 sq.ft.).
Internally the accommodation comprises of an entrance porch with a feature ceiling to floor hall door with glazing to the side letting in volumes of natural light that leads through to a welcoming reception hall running the entire length of the property and opening out to the sunny westerly facing rear garden. The kitchen/dining area occupies the rear of the property and enjoys the pleasant outlook over the suntrap private low maintenance gardens making it an ideal for ‘al fresco’ dining. Off the bright reception hall to the front of the property is the original sitting room of the main house. Along with having generous proportions and a high ceiling, it also retains many period features of the era including ceiling coving, a sliding sash window, original timber floorboards and a Kilkenny marble period fireplace. Upstairs, the landing is infused with natural light from the feature Boyd Cody inspired skylight. The contemporary bathroom has been upgraded with natural stone tiling and high end sanitary ware and has a large picture window overlooking The Peoples Park. There are three excellent double bedrooms all facing front again boasting ceiling coving, high ceilings, sliding sash windows and all with views of Killiney Hill.
At the end of the Martello Avenue cul-de-sac steps lead down to the ‘The Metals’ which is a short cut linking Dalkey to Dun Laoghaire Harbour. To the front of the property there is extremely valuable off street parking for two cars as well as a suntrap tranquil garden with gravelled seating area to read the newspapers with a morning coffee and watch the world go by. The low maintenance rear garden is completely well walled, private and not overlooked. It has a sunny westerly rear orientation with a detached barna shed. It measures approximately 12m (40ft) in length.
The location is of unparalleled convenience being situated on this highly regarded cul-de-sac opposite The People’s Park, adjacent to Sandycove/Glasthule DART Station and minutes from Dun Laoghaire Seafront/Town and Glasthule Village, offering extensive shopping, restaurants, cafes, churches, the Pavilion Theatre, IMC Cinema, the iconic Lexicon Library by the seafront, the East and West Piers. Walks abound for children and dog lovers by the sea, along the Metals (dating from 1815) to Killiney Hill and Dalkey along with the secret parks of Royal Terrace, Crosthwaite Park and Clarinda Park Square. There are excellent primary and secondary schools nearby. Recreational and leisure facilities abound including gyms, rugby, football, GAA, hockey and tennis clubs. The four yacht clubs and extensive marina will massively appeal to the marine and sailing enthusiasts while the Forty Foot and Sandycove Beach at Sandycove Point attract regular year round swimmers. A cycle track on the seafront now connects Sandycove with Blackrock Town Centre. Nearby villages include Monkstown, Sandycove and Glasthule and offer further boutique shopping, excellent cafÃ©s and many highly regarded restaurants.
Entrance Hall (8.00m x 2.00m )with architect designed staircase, recessed lighting and opens through to the
Kitchen/Dining Room (3.70m x 3.20m )with a range of fitted units in a rich burgundy colour, Beko electric oven, Siemens electric four ring electric hob with extractor over, integrated Siemens dishwasher, stainless steel sink unit, Bosch washing machine, tilted splashback, gas fired central heating boiler, central heating controls, recessed lighting, large window overlooking the rear courtyard with glazed door opening out
Living Room (4.60m x 4.40m )with original solid timber flooring, sliding sash window to the front, picture rail, ceiling coving, and feature Kilkenny marble fireplace with a tiled inset and stone hearth
Bathroom with tiled floor, partially tiled walls, heated towel rail, deep set bath with a pleasant outlook over The People's Park, wash hand basin with mirror over, w.c. and hatch to the attic
First Floor Return
Landing with solid timber flooring, rooflight above flooding the hall with natural light and recessed lighting
Bedroom 1 (3.40m x 2.40m )with sash window to the front with views up to Killiney Hill
Bedroom 2 (3.60m x 3.30m )with sash window to the front
Bedroom 3 (4.60m x 3.00m )with sash window to the front and hatch to the attic
To the front of the property there is extremely valuable off street parking for two cars as well as a suntrap tranquil gravelled seating area to read the newspapers with a morning coffee and watch the world go by. The low maintenance rear garden is completely well walled, private and not overlooked. It has a sunny westerly rear orientation with a detached barna shed. It measures approximately 12m (40ft) in length.
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