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Montebello House, Killiney Hill Road, Killiney, Co. Dublin. A96 CP08

9 bedrooms (730 sq.m) House for sale by private treaty

Price €5,500,000

9 bedrooms  5 bathrooms  6 receptions


  • Prestigious highly regarded residential address
  • Magnificent Italianate Victorian period residence
  • Standing on approximately 1.46HA (3.65 acres)
  • Retains all the period embellishments of the era
  • Generously proportioned accommodation extending to approximately 730sq.m (7,858sq.ft)
  • Beautiful gardens including sunny south facing front lawn, orchard, swimming pool, pool house, rear courtyard with stables and Italianate garden with box hedging
  • Detached gate lodge of approximately 79sq.m (850sq.ft)
  • Large roof terrace offering panoramic views
  • Securely positioned behind electric gates
  • Parking for many cars
  • Close to Killiney Beach, Killiney/Dalkey hills and Killiney DART Station
  • Surrounded by excellent primary and secondary schools
  • Within easy access of the N11, LUAS, M50 and airport
  • Separate vehicular access from Church Avenue that leads to the rear Courtyard & Stables
  • A Protected Structure

Full Description

An exceptionally attractive detached two storey over basement early Victorian period residence set amidst stunning mature well stocked gardens that extend to approximately 1.46HA (3.65 acres) that provide complete seclusion and privacy securely positioned behind electric gates.

Montebello House is an instantly appealing aesthetically pleasing Italianate style Victorian period residence that has been wonderfully maintained throughout. The bright and airy light infused accommodation oozes charm and character throughout its generously proportioned accommodation. The property has retained all the period embellishments of the era including ornate ceiling coving and decorative roses, period fireplaces, original floorboards, 4m (13ft) high ceilings, large sliding sash windows with shutters intact and a distinctive bow fronted porch entrance above the welcoming granite steps.

Internally the generously proportioned accommodation at hall level flows wonderfully from room to room overlooking the manicured gardens that surround the property perfectly.

An impressive staircase leads up to the exceptionally generous landing drenched in natural light from the three feature windows and skylight. At this level there are seven bedrooms. The master suite consisting of a large bedroom, a generous en suite bathroom and a fine dressing room. A further bedroom, bathroom and dressing room are on the next level and a stairwell then accesses the roof garden of approximately 15m x 15m boasting stunning views out to sea as well as the Dublin Mountains.

At basement level there is a further 2/3 bedrooms, one with en suite as well as a shower room, further bathroom, central dining area, kitchen/breakfast room, two reception rooms, wine cellar and a secondary kitchen/utility. As there is separate access at this level it lands itself extremely well as a self-contained unit if so desired.

Killiney is a highly regarded address and along with its own amenities, is near to Dalkey Town Centre and its surrounding restaurants, bars, boutiques and eateries, churches, schools, not to mention the beautiful strand and coastal walkways. Nearby transport facilities include the DART, bus routes, LUAS at Cherrywood and the M50 and N11 are readily accessible. There are a variety of leisure facilities in the area, including golf, swimming, sailing and stunning coastal walks around the hills of Killiney and Dalkey.


  • Bow Fronted Porched Entrance (3.5m x 2.65m)
  • with natural limestone floor, ceiling coving and double folding paned glazed doors open through to the
  • Entrance Hallway (3.6m x 4.9m)
  • with original timber floor, ceiling coving, ornate ceiling rose and opening through to the
  • Inner Hall (4.85m x 3.55m)
  • with barley twist supports, original timber floor, ceiling coving, ceiling rose and opens through to the second part of the inner hall through column supports with original timber floor, painted coving and understairs store housing the electrics and telecoms
  • Drawing Room (7.1m x 4.65m (ceiling height 4m))
  • with original timber floor boards, ornate ceiling coving, ceiling rose, very fine example of a Victorian marble period fireplace with arched inset and open fire, large sliding sash window opening to the front with shutters intact, double folding part double glazed doors opening to the sunroom and folding doors opening through to the
  • Sunroom (4.15m x 3.6m)
  • with part timber panelled walls and double folding doors opening out to the front terrace which also opens to the side
  • Dining Room (7.25m x 4.65m (ceiling height 4m))
  • with original timber floor boards, twin sliding sash windows looking to the side with shutters intact, ornate ceiling coving, ornate ceiling rose, built in set of display cabinets with cupboards under, double folding French doors opening out to the rear terrace and door to the
  • Kitchen (3.6m x 5.35m)
  • with tiled floor, a range of pine press units, drawers, marble worktops, double London bowl sink set in, shelving, Siemens dishwasher, Siemens stainless steel fitted oven, Belling four ring electric hob, spice rack, saucepan storage, Candi fridge/freezer, telephone point, ceiling coving and door through to the
  • Breakfast Room (4.3m x 3.15m)
  • with tiled floor and pantry
  • Rear Hallway
  • with tiled floor, stairs down to basement level, timber glazed door out to the rear and door to
  • Guest W.C.
  • with w.c. and wash hand basin
  • TV Room (4.9m x 5.3m)
  • with ornate ceiling coving, ornate ceiling rose, dual aspect windows, sliding sash looking front over the impressive gardens and one to the side with shutters intact, television point and door to shelved storage
  • Upstairs
  • with wonderful period stairwell with cast iron balustrades
  • First Floor Return
  • Bedroom 1 (5.4m x 4.9m)
  • with a range of built in wardrobes, reading area and door to
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • with wall mounted w.c., wash hand basin, sunken cast iron bath, shaving socket and light, fitted mirror and part tiled walls
  • First Floor Landing (3.55m x 5.35m)
  • with original timber floor, feature cylindrical skylight, wall sconces, three feature windows looking out to the side and ceiling coving
  • Master Suite
  • Bedroom (5m x 4.9m)
  • with ceiling coving, dual aspect windows facing front and side with shutters intact and door opening to the
  • En Suite Bathroom (3.65m x 5.65m)
  • with tiled walls and floor, wash hand basin set into marble top with tiled surround, fitted mirror over, marble shelving to the side, step in tiled Grohe power shower, cast iron sunken bath set into tiled surround, heated towel rail, fitted mirror, separate wall mounted w.c. and bidet, second of his & hers wash hand basin set into marble top with mirrored back, shaving socket and light, his & hers built in wardrobes and door opening out to the terrace above the bow porched entrance
  • Dressing Room (3.15m x 4.8m)
  • with ceiling coving, dual aspect windows looking front and to the side, built in wardrobes with mirrored front and built in shelving
  • Bedroom 3 (3.6m x 4.75m)
  • with solid timber floor, sliding sash window with shutters intact, views of the church steeple, wall sconces and ceiling coving
  • Home Office/Study (3.6m x 3.4m)
  • with storage in lobby area accessing the room, ceiling coving and sliding sash window looking side with shutters intact
  • Lobby
  • with archway and solid timber floor
  • Bedroom 4 (3.6m x 4.7m)
  • with solid timber floor and sliding sash window with shutters intact looking side
  • Bedroom 5 (4m x 3.6m)
  • with sliding sash window looking side with shutters intact and ceiling coving
  • Upper Section (2.7m x 2.85m)
  • with steps leading up, shelved linen cupboard and cylindrical feature skylight
  • Shower Room
  • with wall mounted w.c., step in tiled Triton T90Z shower and wash hand basin
  • Bedroom 6 (3m x 1.8m)
  • with window looking rear and ceiling coving
  • Bathroom
  • with cast iron sunken bath set into tiled surround, wash hand basin, w.c., shaving socket and light, recessed lighting and Amtico floor
  • Roof Access
  • with timber stairwell leading up
  • Roof (15.2m x 14.9m)
  • views of the stunning landscaped scenery and seascape including the Sugar Loaf, Killiney Bay, Dublin Mountains and church spire
  • Basement Level (2m x 8.35m)
  • via the rear hall with tiled floor, pantry, understairs storage, walk in hot press with factory lagged cylinder, fitted shelving and boiler digital controls and access out to the front under the entrance steps
  • Shower Room
  • with step in tiled shower, wash hand basin, w.c. and tiled floor
  • Bedroom 1 (3m x 3.25m)
  • with wash hand basin
  • Dining Area (3.5m x 3.6m)
  • with arch and tiled floor
  • Lobby
  • with shelved pantry
  • Bathroom
  • with cast iron bath with tiled surround, wash hand basin, w.c., tiled floor, heated towel rail, fitted mirror and extractor
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room (3.25m x 3.5m)
  • with a range of press units, drawers, worktop, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, fitted shelving, telephone point and door through to the
  • Sitting Room (4.8m x 5m)
  • with dual aspect sliding sash windows, one facing front and one to the side
  • Reception Room (4.4m x 4.6m)
  • with tiled floor, marble fireplace with cast iron inset, gas coal effect fire and stone hearth and arch to
  • Bedroom Area (2.6m x 2.3m)
  • with double glazed door opening out to the side
  • Lobby
  • with opening to
  • Secondary Kitchen/Utility (3.45m x 3.75m)
  • with tiled floor, fitted cupboards, drawers, saucepan drawers, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit, tiled splashback, two ring gas hob, two ring electric hob, Neff oven under, dual aspect windows and door out to the rear courtyard
  • Bedroom 2 (4m x 4.7m)
  • with tiled floor, window to front and door to
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • with cast iron bath with tiled panelling to the side and over, shower attachment, w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls and fully tiled floor
  • Store/Wine Cellar


Montebello stands on a magnificent plot of approximately 1.46HA (3.65 acres) with large parkland style gardens to the front and beautiful formal gardens to the side and rear. There are ornate electric gates to the front from Killiney Hill Road with an entry phone security system. The long sweeping driveway leads to the front of the main house with parking space for numerous vehicles. There is a detached gate lodge to the front of the plot, currently occupied by grounds staff. There are two separate stable blocks to the rear of the plot which are able to use separate access via double gates onto Church Avenue. The larger of the two blocks is positioned on the right-hand side of the yard and has an upper floor hay loft. There are further stables opposite as well as a covered wood store. This space is currently used as storage but could be restored by purchasers looking for equestrian facilities. The plot is surrounded by mature shrubs and trees providing complete privacy and seclusion from the surrounding area. There is an octagonal Victorian outhouse to the side with attractive stained-glass windows and wooden flooring. There is a lower ground floor garden store below this space. There is an active vegetable garden to the rear with a large glass house and separate compost area. There is a swimming pool to the rear with a detached pool house to include changing space, shower and a sauna. There is an orchard style garden to the side as well as a number of patio seating areas.

BER Details

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Contact Details

Address: 8 Railway Road, Dalkey, Co. Dublin, Ireland, A96 D3K2
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Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.


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