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This jaw-dropping home with sea views in Dalkey is on the market for €6.9 million


by Megan Burns
25th Apr 2021
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Set on a spectacular site looking out across Dublin Bay, this modern home has five bedrooms, airy living spaces and an elevated terrace.

Constructed in 2009 and with uninterrupted views of Dalkey island, Mount Alverno on Sorrento Road in Dalkey is a large, spacious home in one of the most expensive areas in the country, as is evident from its price tag.

Designed by de Blacam & Meagher architects, it sits on an elevated site, making the most of its stunning sea views, which you can enjoy from many of the main rooms in the house, as well as the outdoor terrace. 

Sorrento Road home for sale

The home has two entrances, with each driveway enjoying a dramatic view. You enter the home into a large entrance hall, which features a custom-made Navona Travertine floating staircase, dramatic granite pillars and solid Iroko doors. 

Four of the bedrooms are located on the ground floor, to prioritise the elevated views for the reception rooms on the first floor. These each have an en suite bathroom, while a guest suite has both a bathroom, dressing room and living space. 

As well as the staircase, there is also a lift in the home. At the heart of the first floor is a dining room with an atrium ceiling which has space to seat a crowd. There is also an antique fireplace and a built-in bar area. 

Sorrento Road home for sale

A long kitchen and breakfast room are bright and airy, with large windows. The black polished glass fronted units and white quartz worktops add to the clean feeling of this space. 

The living room has doors that open out onto the sun terrace, which has a dual aspect view over Dalkey Island and Killiney Bay.

Also on this floor is the main bedroom suite, comprising of a bedroom, dressing room, en suite, private terrace and study, all with beautiful views.

The home’s gardens extend to around an acre, where mature shrubs and trees sit amongst natural granite outcrops, while a sunken seating area provides a place to enjoy the view. There are winding paths around the garden, allowing you to fully enjoy the space.

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Click through our gallery to see the full tour of this home, which is on sale through Sherry Fitzgerald.