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Sorrento Road, Dalkey

Detached House

Let Agreed



BER No: 100358399
EPI: 145.07 kWh/m2/yr


Clare Connolly Estate Agent is delighted to present ‘The Gables’ to the rental market – a stunning 3 bed, 3 bath detached property which sits on approximately a quarter of an acre in an elevated position behind private, electric gates with intercom system.
In turnkey condition, it is superbly located almost at the junction of Sorrento Terrace and Vico Road, within strolling distance of Dalkey village and the Dart station and within a few hundred yards walk to the sea.
The property extends to approximately 260sqm (2,800sq.ft) and the accommodation is beautifully laid out over three levels. Completely remodelled in 2019 by Fergus Flanagan Architects, with the addition of a lift ensuring ease of access over all three levels of the property.
The ground floor level layout comprises of a generous sized garage, guest bedroom with en suite, a home gym, a large utility room and a workshop. The lift can be accessed from the garage to the first and second floor, or, can equally from the garage be used to access from the wine cellar up to the kitchen.
On the first floor there is a wonderful, warm entrance hall/dining room with a large arched feature window overlooking the stunning landscaped garden. The sunroom with a vaulted ceiling and feature marine themed stained glass panel windows is off the entrance hall/dining room. There is a guest w.c. and an inner hall with under stairs storage. The entrance hall opens onto to a light-filled kitchen fitted with a range of high-end Shaker style units with Siemens and Bosch integrated appliances. A secondary staircase leads from the kitchen down to the wine cellar and the garage. There is also access to the rear garden from the kitchen. To the front of the property there is room with bowed window overlooking the terrace. This room is fitted with a gas contemporary fireplace, a media unit and fitted shelving.
On the second floor there is a landing area with storage, a large double bedroom positioned to the front with eaves storage and en suite shower room. The stunning master suite completes the accommodation with direct access to the lift and a large dressing room with a range of fitted wardrobes, desk and a luxurious shower room. Wisteria clad steps lead up from the driveway to a large westerly facing , private sun terrace paved in a yellow granite.
The award-winning rear garden has featured in Gardener’s World, The Sunday Business Post, The Irish Times and The Irish Independent. It was designed by the previous owner and horticulturalist Brian Wood of Murphy Wood Garden Centre. The steep terraced layout with granite rockeries is planted with over 2,000 specimen trees and plant species and has a centralised watering system, with a feature pond to the side. The rocky outcrop is now home to rhododendrons, orchids from Asia and many different varieties of maple and fern to name a few.
Gas fired central heating. Ample parking in the driveway and there is on street parking. The property is fully alarmed.
Dalkey has always been a hugely popular and desirable location boasting a suburb range of amenities from excellent schools, pubs, specialist shops, cafes, delicatessens, and some of South County Dublin’s finest restaurants, bus services and the DART station. The Aircoach to Dublin Airport runs from Fitzpatrick’s Castle and Hyde Road hourly. There is an abundance of leisure and recreational facilities which include GAA, golf and tennis clubs close by. The four yacht clubs at Dun Laoghaire Harbour with its extensive marina will be of interest to the marine and sailing enthusiasts. The Gables is a short stroll away from Coliemore Harbour and the Vico bathing area, both of which are popular leisure spots for swimming, fishing and walking. Dalkey and the surrounding coastline is an area of great natural beauty with scenic walks along the Vico Road and on Killiney Hill.

Property ID: 1622


  • Remodelled in 2019 by Fergus Flanagan Architects
  • Approx 265sqm / 2852sqft.
  • Lift Access to All Floors
  • Large West Facing Sun Terrace
  • Home Gym
  • Home Workshop
  • Ample Off Street Parking
  • Unfurnished


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