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Hill House,Torca Road,Dalkey,A96K729, A96K729€3,950,000 D2

4 Bed Detached House 418.1 m² / 4500 ft² For Sale

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Description

Hill House is a well detached residence standing majestically on the top of Dalkey Hill ensuring an enviable birds eye panoramic view over Dalkey and Dun Laoghaire, Dublin Bay to Howth and out towards the city. This is perhaps, Dalkeys finest elevated site of which this two-storey house takes full advantage with fabulous views from most rooms. Furthermore, the spectacular grounds extend to approx. 0.76 acres and are beautifully landscaped and planted.
A house like this rarely comes to the market so when it does it is easy to understand the strong interest generated. The extensive accommodation has been designed to deliver maximum effect from its spectacular position. To deliver the "wow" factor the generous living/dining accommodation is situated on the first floor, each area has a different view, whether it is the city & Howth from the drawing room area, Killiney Bay from the dining area window and indeed Killiney Bay over to Bray Head from the kitchen. A wraparound balcony runs across the front of the property with a sitting area on the westerly side taking full advantage of the view. Each room has superb proportions ideal for their designated purpose. The kitchen is particularly attractive, a country style kitchen of solid pine salvaged from the old Ivy baths. The kitchen enjoys access to the large south facing Indian sandstone patio area. Off the double height landing with two large skylights are a guest w.c., a study which again enjoys access to the rear garden and the main bedroom suite which is double aspect and is complete with a large ensuite shower room.
The downstairs accommodation is currently split into two self-contained units, the first is a one-bedroom unit to the front with living room, kitchen area, bedroom and shower room. The second unit is accessed from the size of the house and incorporates a super open plan kitchen/living/dining area with utility room off, two double bedrooms, a main bathroom with shower and cast-iron bath. These units can very easily be re-incorporated into the main house by the removal of two studded walls.
The grounds are another real feature of this important property, wonderfully mature after years of loving care from the current owner. Extending to approx. 0.76 acre there is the orchard to the left of the property, mature hedging to the front and a glorious south facing rear garden to the back. The rear garden has a large Indian sandstone patio area off the kitchen and study, a wonderfully private lawned area with a large garden room.
Finally, the location in Dalkey is superb, the main street is close by with its array of specialty shops, schools, the DART and some of the town's most enjoyable walks.

Accommodation

First Floor:

Landing: double height landing with two large skylights

Study: neat study overlooking back garden. Door to patio area

Main bedroom: exceptionally spacious double aspect room with cast iron fireplace and open fire
Ensuite: fully tiled with large shower unit with rainwater shower head and shower attachment, heated towel rail, w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Overhead skylight.

Guest w.c.: with wash hand basin and w.c.

Kitchen/living: solid pine bespoke fitted kitchen - pine salvaged from the old Ivy baths, marble countertops and recessed lighting. Hotpoint double oven, Miele coffee maker and oven with plate warmer, integrated dishwasher, sink unit. Views of Killiney Bay and Bray Head from the kitchen window. Island unit with electric hob. The living area has a wood burning stove with a back boiler and door to a large south facing patio area.

Lower Garden level:

Entrance porch: with polished walnut floor double doors to

Inner hallway: double height with polished walnut floors

Unit 1:

Living Room: double aspect room with laminate floor, bow window with sea views.

Kitchen: floor and eye level units with tiled splashback, 1.5 stainless steel sink unit. Integrated fridge/freezer, Indesit double oven, four ring gas hob, plumbed for washing machine

Shower room: part tiled with wash hand basin and vanity unit, w.c, and shower with body jets.

Bedroom: exceptionally spacious double room

Unit 2 (accessed from back left-hand side of house)

Entrance Hall: with tiled floor, strip lighting and door to boiler room:

Kitchen/living: open plan space with grey floor and eye level units over a tiled floor with tiled splashback, wooden countertop and Island unit. Belfast sink, Indesit double over and Zanuzzi hob. Living area with grey laminate floor and doors to patio area.

Utility Room: plumbed for washing machine - generous storage space.

Bathroom: part tiled with his/her wash hand basin, bidet and w.c. Cast iron bath with claw feet and shower attachment. Corner shower unit with body jets.

Bedroom: double room with original varnished timber floors and recessed lighting.

Bedroom: double room with bay window and sea views.

Features

Special Features:
Stunning Sea Views
Elevated site of 0.76 acres of wonderfully mature grounds
Floor area of 364 sq. m. (3, 918 sq. ft approx.)
Generous car parking
South facing orientation.

Negotiator Details

Rosie Mulvany

Viewing Information

Strictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Dalkey on 01 275 1000

BER Details

BER: D2
BER No: 105327035
Performance Indicator: 269.31 kWh/m²/yr