Have you ever dreamed of living by the sea? Coastal living comes with all sorts of benefits; the fresh, salty air is good for our lungs; while the beautiful views work wonders on our mental health. If you're on the lookout for a new home and have a taste for luxury, have a look at these three houses available to buy right now.
208 Clontarf Road, Clontarf – €950,000
Overlooking Clontarf’s seafront promenade, this four-bedroom home at 208 Clontarf Road is one to view. It has been fully renovated throughout and is in turn-key condition. The house's traditional features, such as high ceilings and fireplaces, blend perfectly with the more modern ones. These include triple-glazed windows; multiple TV points and sound speakers; gas-fired central heating; and chrome downlights. A well-kept lawn is located to the rear of the property, with a patio area for al fresco dining. Off-street parking is also available, but you can leave the car at home as Clontarf village is a mere stone's throw away.
Mount Alverno, Sorrento Road, Dalkey – €8,500,000
If you've recently won the lottery and want to invest in a seaside property, this five-bedroom house in Dalkey is worth a look. The contemporary home, which was designed by its current owners and their architects DeBlacam & Meagher, has views overlooking Dublin Bay and the Wicklow Hills. Each of the bedrooms have their own ensuite bathroom, while a guest bathroom is located on the ground floor. You can take the built-in elevator upstairs to a large dining room; living room; family room; kitchen; and terrace. Other notable features include a Pogenpohl Porsche fitted kitchen; a complete security system; a home entertainment system; underfloor heating; Lutron lighting system; and a custom built Navona Travertine floating staircase.
Calander Cottage, Claremont Road, Killiney, Co. Dublin – €1,295,000
If the grandeur of the previous property isn't for you, consider this quaint cottage on Claremont Road, Killiney. This detached dormer bungalow has breathtaking views across Dublin Bay. It's deceptively small-looking from the front, with four bedrooms and five bathrooms inside. The home is bright and airy with 10ft patio doors and large picture windows throughout. While the upstairs rooms require modernisation, each of the bedrooms feature an ensuite bathroom and views over Dun Laoghaire Harbour and Dublin Port. Located near Killiney and Dalkey Villages, the house is in close proximity to bars, restaurants, and shops; while the entrance to Killiney Hill and the Tower Tea Rooms is only a short walk away.
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