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This Victorian home in Killiney with sea views is on the market for €2.5 million


by Megan Burns
20th Aug 2021
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With seven bedrooms, a garden spanning around an acre and period features, there’s plenty to admire about this home.

Situated next to Killiney Hill and just a short walk from Killiney beach, Fortal is a large Victorian home with plenty of character. 

You enter the home into a spacious hallway with an  original polished timber floor and decorative ceiling coving. On either side are the two main reception rooms, each with a large bay window overlooking the front garden.

Killiney home for sale

To the left is the dining room, a dual aspect space with sash windows giving sea views. There is also a large marble fireplace.

The drawing room on the other side of the hallway has wall panelling, a picture rail, and an early Victorian marble fireplace with ornate cast iron decorative details.

Killiney home for sale

Towards the back of the house on this level are the kitchen and breakfast room, separated by folding glazed doors.

The kitchen has a solid wooden floor, mahogany worktops, and a range, while the breakfast room retains decorative features including sash windows, a marble fireplace and ceiling coving.

Killiney home for sale

On the first floor are four bedrooms and the family bathrooms. The main bedroom has an ensuite, while all the bedrooms on this level have period features such as ceiling coving and window shutters.

The basement level has an additional sitting room and a sun room, while there are three further bedrooms, a utility room and a workshop. 

Outside, the large garden is bordered by mature trees, providing privacy. The front lawn is tiered, while at the back there is a raised deck area that leads out from the kitchen, perfect for outdoor dining.

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As well as the many walks nearby, this home is also just 20 minutes’ walk from the nearest DART station, providing access to the city centre.

Click through our gallery for the full tour of this home, which is on sale through Lisney. 

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