Mariners, 1 Neptune Terrace, Breffni Road, Sandycove, Co. Dublin, A96P981
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Mariners, 1 Neptune Terrace, Breffni Road, Sandycove, Co. Dublin, A96P981


4 Bed

3 Bath

224 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 224 m²
Elegant double fronted period property built in the 1860 s totaling approx. 224sq.m. / 2,411sq. ft meticulously maintained and upgraded by the current owners who have been the custodians for the past 30 happy years. Mariners is a superbly located ideal family home with a wonderful blend of extended living accommodation and generous bedrooms. Well set back form the road the property features a generous graveled front garden with pedestrian access retaining the originality of the handsome facade with its twin bay windows. To the rear you have a large and incredibly private, mature, sunny and peaceful rear garden accessed via the wide rear lane with adequate parking for two cars. The property has been well maintained over the past 30 years and has also been upgraded. The wonderful original period features including, intricate ceiling cornice, polished original timber floors, marble fireplaces and original shutters and joinery have been enhanced by the upgrades the vendors have undertaken with a modern bespoke kitchen. highly insulated floors throughout the main open plan extended kitchen / family / dining area, a fully re modelled bathroom and the addition of an ensuite on the main bedroom and a modern condensing gas boiler. The location itself needs little introduction - situated a short stroll from the Forty Foot and Scotsman s Bay and close by to the picturesque villages of Glasthule and Dalkey with their wealth of specialty shops, bijou restaurants, hostelries and excellent selection of schools, not to mention the close proximity to the DART and bus providing ease of access to the city center. Viewing is recommended to appreciate all this fine home has to offer. Entrance Hall Double doors lead to entrance hall with lovely stained leaded glass. Fully tiled floor and elegant original ceiling, cornice, central Rose, picture rail and Dado real. Double doors to understairs storage and door to utility room. Living Room Spacious bright elegant reception with beautiful original polished timber floors. Most attractive, highly ornate ceiling cornice and central rose. Picture rail. Attractive bay window to the front with original shutters. White marble fireplace with cast iron Inset and marble hearth. Coal effect gas fire. Open plan plaster moulded arch to Study. Study Another fine flexible reception with polished original timber floors, Ceiling coving and central rose and original picture rail. Double doors lead to the rear garden. Door to hall. Dining room This lovely open plan reception opens in to the kitchen and has the family room to the rear leading to the garden providing a wonderful family space that spans the depth of the property which is filled with natural light and has highly insulated floors throughout. Beautiful solid hickory floors. Original ceiling coving and central rose. Picture rail. Most attractive original bay window with window shutters. White marble fireplace with cast-iron inset and slate hearth with coal effect gas fire. Open plan arch leads to kitchen. Kitchen Attractive solid hickory floors, bespoke modern built-in kitchen with polished granite work tops and island. Marble effect splashbacks. Gas-fired Aga, original ceiling coving, stainless steel sink unit, built in dishwasher and built-in stainless steel Neff oven with Belling hob and stainless steel chimney hood over. Built in fridge freezer. Plenty of wall and floor units. Open plan arch leads to family room. Family Room Lovely bright family room with solid hickory floors. Roof light over flooding the space with light. Opening out into generous sized family room with two sets of double doors to the rear garden and Patio / BBQ area. all windows are triple glazed in this lovely room Utility Room Door to rear garden. Range of built in wall and floor units with partly tiled walls. Stainless steel sink unit. Gas fired Condensing boiler. Plumbed for washing machine. Door to guest cloakroom. Guest Cloakroom With fully tiled floor and partly tiled walls. Wall mounted modern WC. And wash hand basin. First Floor Return Half landing with accommodation off and high level window and ceiling coving. Family Bathroom Very generous and bright family bathroom with fully tiled floor and partly tiled walls double doors to hot press with modern large insulated water cylinder. Most attractive Victoria Albert freestanding double ended claw bath with telephone shower attachment. Modern WC. Chrome heated towel rail. Fully tiled corner shower unit with handheld shower and separate rain water shower head. Villeroy and Boch vintage wash hand basin. First Floor Very bright landing with ceiling coving and dado rail with views of Howth and Dublin Bay. Bedroom 1 (Front) Bright, spacious double bedroom with door to walk in wardrobe and partly vaulted ceiling. Shower room ensuite With fully tiled floor and partly tiled walls. Underfloor heating. Modern fully tiled corner shower with glass semi-circular shower doors. Modern WC and modern wall-mounted wash hand basin with wall-mounted mirror, shelf and light over. Bedroom 2 (Front) A second very generous double bedroom. Lovely and bright, with part vaulted ceiling and attractive rustic wash hand basin, set in vanity unit with built in storage. Bedroom 3 (Rear) Another fine double room, looking out towards Howth and Dublin Bay. Original window shutters. Bedroom 4 (Rear) Views of Dublin Bay and the Martello tower at Scotsman s bay. Partly vaulted ceiling. A fourth good sized twin room with modern wash hand basin Set in vanity unit with plenty of storage. Original window shutters. Outside Mariners is a most attractive double fronted house with pedestrian access leading to a gravelled front garden with natural stone path and mature planting. The front could potentially provide for off street parking if someone desired (subject to p.p.) The rear garden is superb. Providing lovely raised natural stone patios which benefit from day long sunshine in the summer months. Because the house has been extended there is little shadowing of the garden from the built environment. The garden which is very mature and well planted with a variety of flowering plants , shrubs and mature trees is an oasis of peace and calm. It is very practical too, with lawned areas, and a feature decked area which is a real sun trap and gets the final hours of westerly light in the evenings. There are two up and over roller gates allowing two cars to be parked comfortably off the wide access lane. There are lovely cut stone walls and a cut stone shed with Perspex roof over. Outside tap and sockets. The rear garden which totals approx. 23 meters in length from the rear of the extension also offers mews potential (subject to p.p.)

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Property Features

  • Most elegant double fronted period residence built C.1860.
  • Bright and spacious accommodation totaling 224sq. m / 2,411 sq ft.
  • Double glazed windows throughout the upstairs
  • Extended family room and insulated hard wood floors throughout the open plan Dining / Kitchen/ Family room
  • Direct access to the garden from both the Study and Family room
  • Four spacious bedrooms, one ensuite
  • Completely re modelled main Bathroom
  • Bespoke modern kitchen with built in appliances including Aga cooker
  • Gas fired central heating with A rated condensing boiler
  • Beautiful original features including Cornice work and original joinery and twin Bay windows to the front. Many windows also boast original shutters

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School NameLoreto Primary School DalkeyDistance950mPupils307
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School NameHarold Boys National School DalkeyDistance1.0kmPupils120
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School NameSallynoggin Educate Together National SchoolDistance1.8kmPupils10
School NameGlenageary Killiney National SchoolDistance1.8kmPupils225
School NameSt Joseph's National SchoolDistance1.8kmPupils416
School NameDalkey School ProjectDistance1.9kmPupils229
School NameDominican Primary SchoolDistance1.9kmPupils193
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School NameLoreto Abbey Secondary School, DalkeyDistance1.1kmPupils732
School NameRathdown SchoolDistance1.6kmPupils303
School NameSt Joseph Of Cluny Secondary SchoolDistance1.8kmPupils239
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School NameHoly Child Community SchoolDistance1.9kmPupils263
School NameChristian Brothers CollegeDistance2.4kmPupils526
School NameRockford Manor Secondary SchoolDistance3.4kmPupils321
School NameClonkeen CollegeDistance3.5kmPupils617
School NameCabinteely Community SchoolDistance3.5kmPupils545
School NameHoly Child KillineyDistance3.7kmPupils401
School NameNewpark Comprehensive SchoolDistance4.1kmPupils856
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