This magnificent castellated seafront home offers unparalleled views of Killiney Bay and comes to the rental market unfurnished with flexible lease terms. Dating from 1878 the accommodation extends to approximately 436 square metres/4,693 square feet and is laid out over three levels. Standing on 1.1acres of beach fronted manicured grounds incorporating several outbuildings and a tennis court. Quietly nestled away on this private road, this generously proportioned home enjoys spacious and light filled rooms with beautifully detailed period features throughout. Granite steps lead to the spacious reception hall opening up to interconnecting drawing room and sitting room, inner hallway, reading room and a gracious formal dining room with access to a large rear balcony.
The first floor is presented with a landing, a master suite comprising a bedroom, separate dressing room and ensuite shower room, bedroom 2, both enjoying sea views and a family bathroom. A walk-in hotpress is located on the first floor return and an additional bedroom on the second floor. At garden level there is a hallway, library, family room, utility room, wc, superbly appointed Newcastle Design Kitchen, bar, two double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and generous dining & living room with access to the rear deck.
This substantial property is approached via pillared electric gates with a cobble lock drive providing off street parking for several cars. Cut stone granite walls with a variety of plant life and a beautiful feature marble fountain fuels the imagination of things to come. The secluded gardens (approximately 1.1 acres) are meticulously tended to and landscaped with a variety of mature trees, hedging, herbaceous borders, colourful planting and rolling lawns.
The rear garden is presented with a combination of a low maintenance flower beds with sculptured box hedging, flagstone patio with granite steps and a sizeable decked area to relax and appreciate the magnificent views over Killiney Bay and coastline. A gravelled pathway meanders around the private manicured gardens. For the sports enthusiast there is a full size tennis court, afterwards a bracing swim can be enjoyed via the private gated access to Killiney beach. There is also a separate games room nestled quietly in the corner of the grounds with a roof terrace to enjoy al fresco dining and entertaining. A charming wooden chalet doubles as an outdoor bar for garden parties. For the discerning reader, Dunmara also enjoys a separate library with sea views where one can while away the time with a good book.
Situated in this prime location, Dunmara is located within close proximity to Killiney village and the heritage village of Dalkey with their specialty shops, eateries, bijou restaurants and hostelries. There are a variety of recreational amenities nearby including golf, hill walking over Killiney and Dalkey hills, coastal and beach walks and four yacht clubs for the keen sailor. Some of South County Dublin's most prestigious primary and secondary schools are located within close proximity including Holy Child, The Harold, CBC Monkstown, Loreto Dalkey, St Andrews and Blackrock College to name but a few. Finally, the area is serviced by excellent public transportation within 5 minutes walk of the DART at Killiney and close by to the LUAS at Cherrywood, the Air coach stopping at Fitzpatrick's Hotel. The M50 and N11 motorways are also within easy reach offering easy access throughout Dublin city and surrounding areas. Dublin city centre 16 km/ Dublin international airport 40 km / Dalkey village 4 km /Killiney DART Station 500 metres.
Flexible lease terms available
- Beautifully appointed 5 bedroom period home
- Approx. 436 sq.m / 4,693 sq.ft
- Magnificent sea views over Killiney bay and coastline
- Gated and secluded grounds of 1.1 acres / 0.445 hectares
- Three large outdoor balconies ideal for entertaining and relaxation
- Separate games room and library
- Full size hard tennis court
- Superbly appointed Newcastle Design Kitchen
- Generous secure parking behind electric gates
- Private access to Killiney beach
- Minutes from Killiney Dart Station