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Balcraggan, 12 Ballinclea Road, Killiney, Co. Dublin. A96 F720

3 bedrooms (140 sq.m) Bungalow sale agreed by private treaty


3 bedrooms  2 bathrooms  2 receptions


  • Charming 1950’s family home of approximately 140sq.m (1,507sq.ft)
  • Extremely private grounds extending to approximately 0.3 acre
  • Huge scope to extend and modernise to one’s own taste
  • Ample parking and Phonewatch Alarm
  • Mature sunny south facing garden
  • In close proximity to excellent schools, DART, 59 bus route and Aircoach
  • Walking distance to Dalkey, Glasthule and Dun Laoghaire
  • Popular scenic walks over Killiney & Dalkey Hill
  • Excellent leisure amenities including: Cluny Park, Fitzpatrick’s Hotel Leisure Centre & Killiney Golf Club

Full Description

Balcraggan is a most attractive detached three bedroom bungalow constructed in the 1950’s standing on approximately 0.3 acre. The house offers huge scope and opportunity to extend and renovate to one’s own taste and create a wonderful family home. It is very well-positioned on Ballinclea Road close to the junction with Killiney Road and is within walking distance of the Heritage Town of Dalkey, the larger coastal town of Dun Laoghaire and Glasthule, all of which offer a huge array of boutique shops, services, restaurants and amenities. If further benefits from a sunny south easterly facing mature rear garden of approximately 38m in length.

The house offers well-proportioned accommodation extending to approximately 140sq.m (1507sq.ft); while it has been well-maintained throughout it would now benefit from some upgrading and modernisation. Internally the accommodation comprises of an entrance lobby, hall, master bedroom suite overlooking the rear garden, generous dining/sitting room with glazed double doors leading to the rear garden, study/breakfast room, kitchen, family bathroom and two further bedrooms. The heating is gas fired. To the front of the property there is a mature garden with trees, planting and high hedging to the roadside providing great privacy. There is ample surface parking together with a carport to the side of the house. The rear garden is approximately 38m in length and benefits from a sunny southerly orientation. It is very mature and private with a patio area and a feature pond and fountain. There are also two outhouses to the side of the property together with the boiler house. The size of the garden offers great scope to extend the property to create a larger family home while still retaining a very good garden.

Balcraggan is within a short walking distance of excellent public transport links to include Glenageary DART Station, the 59 bus route and the Aircoach at Fitzpatrick’s Castle providing a direct route to Dublin Airport. There are an abundance of amenities close by to include Killiney Hill, Killiney Golf Club, Dun Laoghaire seafront and the Forty Foot bathing area. The house is sure to appeal to families who are looking to get a foothold in the area because of its proximity to excellent primary and secondary schools including Killiney/Glenageary National School, St. Joseph of Cluny, Loreto Abbey Dalkey and Rathdown.


  • Entrance Lobby (1.6m x 1m)
  • with tiled floor and glazed multi-paned door opening into
  • Inner Lobby (1.3m x 1.6m)
  • with PhoneWatch digital security alarm and opening through to the
  • Inner Hall (6.25m x 1.17m)
  • with hot press with dual immersion unit and digital heating controls for the gas fired boiler
  • Main Bedroom Suite (6.79m x 4.88m)
  • Bedroom (4.85m x 3.95m)
  • with picture rail and ceiling to floor double glazed window overlooking the stunning rear garden
  • En Suite Shower Room
  • with step in tiled Mira power shower, wall mounted heater, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, w.c., door opening out to the garden, tiled walls, shaving socket and light, fitted mirror and sauna
  • Dressing Room
  • with built in wardrobes with excellent hanging space and shelving over and wall mounted heater
  • Dining Room (3.48m x 3.6m)
  • with multi-paned door with multi-paned feature window opening in and door to
  • Study/Breakfast Room (2.4m x 3.65m)
  • with multi-paned timber door that opens out to the side
  • Kitchen (4.2m x 3.15m)
  • with solid oak press units, drawers, saucepan drawers, mosaic tiled worktop, two and a half bowl sink unit, space for Siemens fridge/freezer, two ring gas hob, two ring electric hob, deep fat fryer, Neff extractor over, Neff integrated double oven with mosaic tiled splashback, spot lighting and multi-paned door that opens out to the rear
  • Sitting Room (5.9m x 4.25m)
  • with a very fine white marble fireplace with marble inset and gas coal effect fire set in with marble hearth, picture rail, large double glazed window overlooking the stunning rear garden and is dual aspect overlooking the sunny patio too
  • Family Bathroom
  • with cast iron bath, w.c., wash hand basin, tiled floor, hatch to attic space and fitted mirror
  • Bedroom 2 (3.5m x 2.85m)
  • with picture rail
  • Bedroom 3 (3.5m x 3.6m)
  • with built in wardrobes, picture rail and multi-paned window looking front


To the front of the property there is a driveway and carport providing ample parking; together with a mature lawned garden with high hedging to the roadside making it very private. There are two outhouses to the side of the house; one housing the gas fired boiler, the other is a garden store. There is gated pedestrian access here to the rear garden. The back garden is a particular feature of Balcraggan and benefits from a sunny southerly orientation; it is mature, private measuring approximately 38m in length with a patio, pond and fountain.

BER Details

BER No. 111689188
Energy Performance Indicator: 386.88 kWh/m²/yr

Contact Details

Address: 106 Lower Georges Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Telephone: 01 280 6820 or you can also email us at

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