Located on Vico Road is the magnificent Villa Belvedere, which has been carefully renovated and extended to an exemplary standard.
The property represents what can only be described as a spectacular house with the most beautiful sea views over Dublin Bay.
Dating from around 1850, this unique home, on the market for $ 2.9 million, offers 218 m² / 2,350 square feet of well-appointed accommodation spread over two floors with plenty of natural light throughout.
There is a perfect balance between living room and bedroom with original features such as fireplaces, mahogany paneled doors and restored plaster ceiling rose windows / cornices, combining Victorian charm with modern conveniences.
Without a doubt, the piece de resistance of this magnificent house is the mesmerizing sea view that gave the house its name, enjoyed not only from the main accommodation but also from the terraces and balconies, ensuring that the ‘beautiful views Can be appreciated as the sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
The glass door opens onto the entrance porch which leads to the entrance hall with paneling, ceiling cornice and rose window.
To the right of the hall is the living room with a bay window encapsulating the majestic sea view, there is an 18th century white Carrara marble fireplace with a charcoal effect gas fire, ornate rose window and cornice.
To the left of the hall is the dining room and kitchen, the dining room is at the front of the property, again enjoying the magnificent sea view and a fireplace in white Carrara marble from the Regency French with a matching cast iron grill.
The kitchen is fitted with bespoke hand painted sage wood cabinetry, floor and wall units are complemented with white marble countertops, black Aga and built-in appliances, there is Italian marble tiled flooring .
Down the hall we come to the living room with an English Victorian white marble fireplace with a matching cast iron dog grate, rose window and cornice.
From the living room, patio doors framed by a window on each side open onto the backyard and its immersive rockery. Also on the ground floor is a guest toilet with the original Hammond ‘of Dublin’ toilet.
Upstairs, four double bedrooms. The master bedroom with a red Rocco marble fireplace and has the benefit of an en-suite shower room, there is a window framing the bay and a door leading out to the balcony overlooking the sea providing an ideal haven for relaxation. morning reading.
The second bedroom also benefits from a balcony overlooking the sea. The second and third bedrooms are served by a large ‘Jack and Jill’ shower room with two sinks.
On the gallery mezzanine landing is the fourth bedroom.
The gardens at the front of the property are landscaped in a formal style with a lawn bordered by topiary hedges and flower beds filled with mature shrubs and plants.
There is a charming paved terrace offering stunning views over the bay and an idyllic space to enjoy an “Al Fresco” dinner.
A side entrance leads to the rear of Villa Belvedere, on the ground floor there is a cobbled courtyard with fireplace providing the ambience of an outdoor living room.
Granite steps ascend beyond the naturally furnished raised beds to the upper terrace where the evening sun and panoramic views are to be enjoyed.
Vico Road is one of Dublin’s most exclusive coastal addresses and is naturally often compared to the Italian Riviera and has rightly earned the reputation of Ireland’s Amalfi Coast.
So it’s no surprise that it has become the haunt of many pop stars, actors, writers, film producers and racing drivers around the world.
Conveniently located a 10 minute walk to Dalkey village where there is an exceptional selection of specialty shops, gem restaurants and shops.
For leisure facilities, Killiney Hill, Killiney Golf Club and Sorrento Park are all nearby.
An abundance of scenic coastal and beach walks are literally close at hand. Some of the most prestigious schools in South County Dublin are nearby, including The Harold, St Patrick’s National School, Holy Child, Loreto Abbey Dalkey and St Joseph of Cluny.
The villages of Killiney and Dalkey are well served by public transport with Dublin Bus and DART providing easy access to the city center. The Aircoach also stops at the nearby Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel and on Castle Street in Dalkey. The M50 and all major arteries are also easily accessible.