- One of Killiney’s premier residences.
- Breathtaking vista stretching along the coast to Bray Head and the Sugarloaf.
- Idyllic setting offering complete privacy.
- Steeped in history dating back to the early 1800s.
- Three reception rooms.
- Five spacious bedrooms.
- New Bangor blue roof with re-rendered chimneys in 2018.
- Two acres of manicured grounds.
- Sweeping driveway accessed by electric gates.
- Original period features.
- Within a five minute drive of the N11, M50 and a five minute walk of Killiney Dart Station.
415 sq. m.
BER Number: 113455554
Carrickmoleen, dating from the early 1800's and steeped in history, is one of South Dublin's grand period residences situated on the revered Killiney Hill Road. A truly paradisal setting, this special property is situated on approx. two acres of manicured lawns with fine specimen trees, greenhouses, and tennis court all of which enjoy complete privacy.
Upon entering via the sweeping driveway lined with mature Rhododendrons and Hydrangeas, the grandeur of the house is immediately apparent before the extensive grounds come into view. While the privacy on offer is something to behold, the unobstructed panorama stretching along the coast to Bray Head and the Sugarloaf is simply incredible.
The house, with influences from Victorian, Edwardian and Georgian eras, measures approximately. 415 sq. m. and is laid out over two levels with three principal reception rooms and five bedrooms. All complemented by an impressive array of period features to include stained glass windows, ornate cornice detailing, marble fireplaces, sash windows and panelled doors to name but a few.
An impressive portico frames the entrance to this gracious double fronted residence, leading into the elegant entrance hall, providing a wonderful welcome to the delights this house has to offer. The ground floor accommodation comprises of two interconnecting reception rooms, the drawing room and dining room, of generous proportions spanning the depth of the house and enjoying stunning view over the manicured gardens. An elegant light filled living room is positioned to the left of the entrance hall and features a deep bay window. The inner hall leads to the large kitchen, pantry, guest cloakroom and an additional room previously in use as a kitchen. Upstairs there are five generous bedrooms including one with en-suite, separate WC, shower room, bathroom and arguably the best home office in South Dublin. From two of the bedrooms and home office there is access to a terrace with southerly aspect and an amazing view that takes in Bray Head and the Sugarloaf.
The two acres of grounds and outbuildings all have stories to tell featuring two Victorian timber framed greenhouses with renewed woodwork, allotments with various fruits and vegetables, mature planting, tennis court and specimen trees to include Monkey Puzzle, Redwood, Monterey Cypress and Eucalyptus. Furthermore, a garage/coach house measuring 80 sq. m. presents various opportunities for conversion to a self-contained apartment, office space or continued used a garage.
This incredible property quite simply must be viewed to be appreciated!
More about the location...
Carrickmoleen is located on the southern side of Killiney Hill Road close to the junction of Killiney Avenue. The villages of Dalkey and Killiney are Dublin’s most desirable locations, which is no surprise given their position on the coast, located in an area of outstanding natural beauty. They are neighbouring villages, connected by a small public park and are located on hilly terrain with many properties, and especially those overlooking the sea, built into the hillside offering breath-taking views. There are many independent shops, boutiques, restaurants, and artisan cafés with an abundance of outdoor activities and places to see. There is a thriving food and drinks scene, especially in Dalkey.
(9.49m x 2.32m)
Impressive entrance portico with granite steps leading to the hall door with stained glass insets. The elegantly proportioned reception hall with original decorative centre rose, ceiling heights of 3.59m, detailed cornice and dado rail, a feature decorative arch links to the inner hall.
(6.94m x 4.90m) into bay
Further period detailing include sliding sash windows and ceiling coving. Interconnecting sliding doors to dining room and 3.59m ceiling height. Deep bay window overlooking the manicured lawns with views towards the Sugarloaf and Bray Head.
(6.92m x 4.25m) into bay
A room fit for entertaining. A feature marble fireplace with a tiled inset and cast iron grate showcases incredible craftmanship, ceiling coving with centre rose, 3.59m ceiling heights and a deep bay with double doors to gardens.
(7.09m x 4.87m) into bay
With feature original marble fireplace, a historically unique inset safe installed by the Weir jewellery family, ceiling coving, centre rose and 3.59m ceiling heights. Deep bay window with shutters overlooking the manicured lawns with views towards the Sugarloaf and Bray Head.
Dalkey and Killiney
The coastal villages of Dalkey and Killiney are Dublin’s most desirable locations, which is no surprise given their position on the coast, located in an area of outstanding natural beauty. They are neighbouring villages, connected by a small public park, and are located on hilly terrain with many properties, and especially those overlooking the sea,…SHOW ME MORE