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St David's, 9 Marine Terrace, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

5 Bed

4 Bath

334 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 334 m²
Peering majestically over Scotsman s Bay, Dun Laoghaire Harbour and out towards Howth Head and Dalkey, St David s is a superior three storey over basement level Victorian residence with all the grace and charm you come to expect from homes reigning from this era. Built circa 1876 it enjoys a wonderful position only a stone s throw from Dun Laoghaire yacht clubs and beside the wonderful People s Park. Generously appointed throughout, it is flooded with an abundance of light from the large light bearing windows which take in the ever-changing, panoramic views of the bay. Positioned across from the promenade and the newly renovated Dun Laoghaire Baths, this will make a fantastic home for the discerning purchaser. It boasts rooms of elegant proportions retaining many period features including high ceilings with ornate and intricate plasterwork, magnificent handcrafted fireplaces and wall paneling in the reception areas. To the front of the house the railed front garden provides secure off street parking and beyond the handsome facade lies a wealth of flexible accommodation ensuring all the family s needs can be met. On the hall floor, the formal entrance hall leads through to two very elegant reception rooms and on the return there is a bedroom/study which provides access to the garden. On the first floor there is a principal double bedroom with en-suite bathroom along with magnificent drawing room which spans the entire width of the house with incredible views which draw you straight to the windows to take it all in. On the top floor there are three further bedrooms and a bathroom. At basement level accommodation has been opened up to create a superb open plan kitchen living dining a really fantastic heart of the house which also allows access to the rear garden. There is also a guest w.c. at this level along with a well-equipped utility room. To the front of the house there is a neat, low maintenance garden which provides secure parking behind an electric gate. To the rear of the house there is a sunken patio to the rear of the kitchen with a flowering rockery and granite steps lead up to a low maintenance, south facing patio garden bordered with granite trimmed raised beds stocked with mature bamboo, affording the area a great degree of privacy. St David s occupies a prime position on the coast overlooking Scotman s Bay and just a short walk from the bustling village of Glasthule with its boutique shopping and gourmet restaurants, while Dun Laoghaire town provides a wealth of amenities both social and essential. There is a wide selection of sporting and recreational amenities in the area including yacht clubs, golf clubs, tennis clubs, beautiful walks down the seafront and over and around Dalkey and Killiney Hills as well as the four yacht clubs and an extensive marina at Dun Laoghaire Harbour, which will be of major interest to the marine and sailing enthusiast. The newly renovated Dun Laoghaire Baths will soon open to the public and will offer further highly desirable amenities. Public transport links to the city centre are easily accessible with the DART station at Glasthule and the No.7 bus stop both close by, while the Aircoach provides direct access to Dublin Airport. There are also many highly regarded schools in the area including Rathdown School, St Joseph of Cluny, CBC Monkstown, Castle Park and Loreto Abbey, Dalkey Hall Level Entrance Lobby 2.10m x 2.10m. with original fan light over the hall door, ceiling coving, dado rail, tiled floor, recessed lighting, bronze glazed double doors flanked by bronze glazing leading through to the entrance hall Entrance Hall 7.97m x 2.11m. dado rail, radiator covers, ceiling coving, recessed lighting, centre rose and decorative archway Living Room 4.80m x 4.60m. ornate wooden double doors, which match the hand carved feature fireplace surround, lead into this bright and well-proportioned room. Radiator cover, built-in display cabinets flanking the chimney breast, picture rail, ceiling coving, sliding sash window with window shutters, crittal double doors lead through to the dining room Dining Room 4.90m x 4.50m. radiator covers, feature wood carved door with decorative surround, matching wood carved fireplace surround with marble insert and gas fire, carved decorative paneling on the walls flanking the fireplace, picture rail, ceiling coving, central rose, steps up to conservatory Conservatory 3.00m x 3.90m. with curved bay window with crittal windows, built in storage, radiator cover, wall mounted light fittings Hall Foor Return Bedroom 5/ Office 7.80m x 2.60m. dual aspect, 3 Velux windows, radiator cover, recessed lighting, access to the garden Upper Return Guest WC radiator cover, w.c., w.h.b, recessed lighting, Velux window Top Return First Floor Drawing Room 6.80m x 4.90. exceptional views of Scotsman s Bay, The East Pier, Howth Head and the newly renovated Dun Laoghaire Baths, spanning the entire width of the house, two large light bearing sash windows with window shutters, ceiling coving, picture rail, recessed lighting, radiator covers, fireplace surround incorporating two mantles, a mirror and marble inset. Bedroom 1 4.90m x 3.30m. picture rail, ceiling coving, recessed lighting, radiator cover, large light bearing windows Ensuite 3.20m x 1.20m. tiled floor, tiled walls, bath with overhead shower, w.c., w.h.b, wall mounted vanity unit, recessed lighting Second Floor Bedroom 2 4.80m x3.20m. double bedroom with recessed lighting, ceiling coving, Velux window, windows looking out over the rooftops of Dun Laoghaire Dressing Room 3.10m x 1.20m. laminate wood, floor built in storage Bedroom 3 4.80m x 3.70m. double bedroom looking out over Scotsman s Bay, Velux window, recessed lighting, ceiling coving, sliding sash window with window shutters, feature wood surround fireplace, radiator cover Bedroom 4 3.70m x 2.90m. Velux window, ceiling coving, sliding sash window overlooking Scotsman s Bay, window shutters, radiator cover Top Return Bathroom laminate floor, w.h.b., w.c. with recessed cistern, tiled walls, bath, wall mounted shower. Basement Level Entrance Lobby with additional access from the front of the property, tiled floor Guest WC tiled floor and walls, WC, WHB, Kitchen/ Dining Area 9.40m x 6.40m. tiled floor, built in ground level units with granite countertops, four ring electric hob, integrated dishwasher, window seat, integrated oven, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge/freezer, integrated microwave, pull out kitchen larder Family Room Area 9.40m x 6.40m. tiled floor, radiator covers, media area, wall mounted electric fire, recess lighting, access doors to the garden Utility Room 3.80m x 2.70m. recessed lighting, marble floor and part tiled walls, access door to rear garden, built-in storage, plumbing for washing machine.
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Property Features

  • Prime period residence on Marine Terrace overlooking the sea.
  • Sea views of Dublin Bay, Howth and Sandycove
  • Fantastic location close to transport, restaurants, parks and museums
  • Extending to approximately 334 sq.m./3,600 sq.ft.
  • Elegant period features retained throughout
  • Secure car parking
  • Great family house
  • Original sash windows with working wooden shutters throughout
  • Antique fireplaces

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