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Cove Lodge, Marine Parade, Sandycove, Co. Dublin. A96 E7F9

4 bedrooms (311 sq.m) House for sale by private treaty

Price €3,500,000

4 bedrooms  5 bathrooms  4 receptions


  • Stunning views over Sandycove Harbour, Scotsman’s Bay, the East Pier and across to Howth from both levels
  • Approximately 55ft of uninterrupted sea view frontage
  • Highly regarded prestigious residential address
  • Master suite of approximately 450 sq.ft. that spans one entire side of upstairs
  • Secure parking for numerous cars behind drive in and out sliding electric gates
  • Spacious generously proportioned accommodation extending to approximately 311.22sq.m (3,350sq.ft)
  • Sunny private lawned rear garden extending to approximately 30m (100ft) and laid out in lawn and patio all bordered by mature planting
  • Within walking distance of the excellent primary and secondary school and excellent transport via the bus, DART and Aircoach
  • Close to the superb amenities in Glasthule and Dalkey villages with Dun Laoghaire Town Centre just a short bit further afield
  • Sandycove Beach and harbour, the Forty Foot and Sandycove Tennis Club on the doorstep
  • Within close proximity to Dun Laoghaire Harbour the Four Yacht Clubs and extensive Marina
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Wired for CCTV
  • Sophisticated digital security alarm system
  • Powerscourt, Dun Laoghaire and Killiney golf courses all within 20 minutes’ drive
  • UCD and Trinity College both easily accessible
  • Potential to further extend the property to the side and rear and into the attic/roof subject to the necessary Planning Permissions

Full Description

A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial detached seafront family home with road frontage of 55ft providing unparalleled panoramic sea views over Scotsman’s Bay, Sandycove Harbour, the east pier and across to Howth. This exceptional home is presented in excellent decorative order throughout boasting an extensive 100ft long private sunny south facing lawned garden to the rear and secure parking to the front for numerous cars behind sliding electric gates with drive in/drive out access.

Cove Lodge is an imposing detached bright and airy family home with impressive proportions that extend to approximately 311.22 sq.m (3,350 sq.ft) over two levels that are presented in turnkey walk-in decorative order throughout. It offers vast potential for further development to the side over the dining kitchen area, to the rear double storey to possibly create a further circa 1,500sq.ft. Obviously this would be subject to obtaining the necessary planning permissions.

Downstairs the generous reception rooms all connect from one room into another making this an ideal property for living or entertaining alike.

Briefly, the accommodation comprises a generous reception hall that opens into a drawing room to the front with stunning views. To the rear, steps lead down to a family/TV room and through high double doors to the dining room, both of these rooms open out to the sunny rear garden via French doors. Next is the office/study area, a playroom with laundry, pantry and downstairs shower room with WC. The open plan bespoke handmade solid wood kitchen by Design House kitchen has stunning views over the bay

Upstairs there are three excellent en-suite double bedrooms and a feature master bedroom suite that extends to approximately 450 sq. ft in total, encompasses a complete side of the property and benefits from an entrance study, a generous bedroom with dual aspect windows overlooking the water to the front and side, a walk-in dressing room and a large very comfortable ensuite bathroom.

The stunning unhindered views to the seafront are exceptional. A major feature of this quality seafront family home is the extensive sunny south facing rear garden which is laid out mainly in lawn and maturely planted offering complete seclusion and a safe environment for children to play in. It enjoys a large suntrap patio area spanning the width of the rear, which is ideal for al fresco dining. The rear garden measures in excess of 30m (100ft) and benefits from a highly sought after sunny south facing orientation.

This stunning family residence will be of interest to anyone looking for a prime residential property in the highly regarded coastal suburb of Sandycove. There is scope to further extend the property subject to the necessary planning permissions.

Cove Lodge is surrounded by an excellent selection of primary and secondary schools including Castle Park, Rathdown, Holy Child, Loreto Abbey Dalkey and CBC Monkstown. The superb amenities and facilities that Dalkey and Glasthule have to offer are only a short stroll away and Dun Laoghaire Town Centre is a ten-minute walk. The bus and DART are close by servicing the city centre and IFSC and the Aircoach runs to and from the airport every hour. There are popular scenic walks over Killiney and Dalkey hills and along the seafront with four yacht clubs and an extensive marina at Dun Laoghaire Harbour, which will be of major interest to the marine and sailing enthusiast. Access to the M50 and LUAS is an eight-minute drive.


  • Reception Hall (2.2m x 4.7m)
  • cream marble tiled floor with under stairs storage and covered radiator
  • Guest Cloakroom
  • with w.c., wash hand basin, fitted mirror, tiled floor and heated towel rail
  • Drawing Room (4m x 6.1m)
  • with painted beamed ceiling, recessed lighting, very fine marble fireplace with open fire and slate hearth, solid oak floor, stunning views out over Scostman's Bay and steps down to the
  • Family/TV Room (4.6m x 4.9m)
  • with solid oak floor, provision for wall mounted television, double folding double glazed hardwood French doors opening out to the rear garden, enclosed radiators and double folding doors opening into the
  • Dining Room (3.8m x 5m)
  • with double folding double glazed hardwood French doors opening out to the garden and steps up to the
  • Study (2.7m x 2.9m)
  • with solid oak floor, covered radiator, recessed lighting and double folding solid limed oak doors opening into the
  • Playroom (3.2m x 5m)
  • with recessed lighting, dual aspect windows, solid oak floor and double folding double glazed French doors that open out to the rear
  • Boot Room/Utility
  • with digital heating controls and timers, is plumbed for washing machine and tumble dryer, skylight, fuse board and door to
  • Shower Room
  • with step in tiled shower, w.c., corner wash hand basin, tiled floor and part tiled walls
  • Store Area/Pantry
  • with shelving, skylight and recessed lighting
  • Kitchen (3.8m x 6m)
  • with natural Antica Stone tiled floor, LED recessed lighting, bespoke fitted kitchen from the Design House in Dalkey, natural stone polished top display cabinets, Britannia five ring gas cooker with double oven under , display cabinets either side and extractor over, provision for a wine cooler, centre island unit with a dual bowl sink and polished worktop, integrated Whirlpool dishwasher, saucepan drawers, breakfast bar, Samsung American style fridge freezer with wine rack over and fruit/vegetable drawers either side, deep larder space and opening through to the
  • Dining Area (2.6m x 2.5m)
  • with built in bench and double glazed door opening to front as well as LED lighting and a covered radiator
  • Reception Hall (2.7m x 3m)
  • with matching floor, recessed lighting and a covered radiator
  • Upstairs
  • Landing (2.2m x 6.1m)
  • with solid limed oak floor, recessed lighting, window overlooking front and door to
  • Master Bedroom Suite
  • Study/Dressing Area (3m x 3.4m)
  • with solid limed oak floor, view to the front and an excellent range of built in wardrobes
  • Master Bedroom (3.8m x 5m)
  • with solid limed oak floor, dual aspect windows looking east towards Dun Laoghaire harbour, large picture window overlooking Scotsman's Bay with a stunning sea view, vaulted ceiling with recessed lighting and door to
  • En Suite Bathroom & Dressing Area (3.1m x 4.9m)
  • with built in oak wardrobe with box shelving, shoe provisions and further storage, recessed lighting, fitted mirror, bathroom comprising large Jacuzzi bath, heated towel rail, His & Hers wash hand basin set into vanity unit with tiled top and cupboards under, step in tiled Grohe power shower, w.c. and tiled Antica marble floor
  • Bedroom 2 (4.1m x 6.1m)
  • with an excellent range of built in wardrobes, solid oak floor, stunning view to the front, vaulted ceiling, recessed lighting, telephone point, television point and door to
  • En Suite Shower Room
  • with step in tiled Grohe power shower and oversized tray, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, tiled floor, extractor and fitted mirror and light
  • Family Bathroom/En Suite Bedroom 3
  • with bath with antique style fittings incorporating a telephone shower attachment, corner step in tiled power shower, wash hand basin set into vanity unit with tiled top and cupboards under, w.c., fitted mirror, hatch to roof space, extractor and cream tiled marble floor
  • Bedroom 3 (3.9m x 4.8m)
  • with solid limed oak floor, picture window overlooking the sunny rear garden and an excellent range of built in wardrobes. This bedroom has door leading to family bathroom
  • Bedroom 4 (4.6m x 4.9m)
  • with solid limed oak floor, excellent range of built in wardrobes, picture window overlooking rear and door to
  • En Suite Shower room
  • with step in tiled Grohe power shower with oversized tray, pedestal wash hand basin with fitted mirror and light over, w.c. and heated towel rail


To the front electric sliding drive in and out electric gates open in to gravelled parking for numerous cars. The rear garden is very private and not overlooked bordered by mature shrubbery, planting and hedging. It has a large suntrap York stone patio area spanning the width of the rear, whilst the remainder is laid out in lawn. It measures in excess of 30m (100ft) in length and has a highly regarded sought after south facing orientation.

BER Details

BER No. 100533512
Energy Performance Indicator: 250.84 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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