Savills is delighted to present Glenalua to the market, an attractive 1930's detached five bedroom residence.
Located on a terrific corner site, the property enjoys seclusion and privacy in an elevated position above Dalkey village and has lovely sea views over Dublin Bay to Howth.
A bright porch leads to the main hall door which has a featured lead glass surround. The impressive large hall with high ceilings (3 m / 10 ft throughout the ground floor) and attractive painted wood panelling shaker style with plate rail at door height. The hall connects to all the principal rooms including a guest WC and the stairs. Above the stairs, light floods in from the Velux roof window from the landing ceiling above.
The main drawing room to the left from the hall is flooded with light from the large bay window at the front. Again, this space has attractive painted panelling and slightly lower level plate rail, and a centred fire place. This room also has a featured beamed ceiling. This is open plan to the dining room, with extra light from the side west facing window, giving a feeling of space and a great flow to the area. The panelling matches the drawing room, the ceiling is different with a plaster finish with coving and a centre piece.
There are glazed bi-folding doors opening to the Island kitchen area with raised vaulted ceiling, two Velux roof windows one facing to the east the other facing to the west for morning and evening sun. There are Plantation shutters fitted to the bay window facing west and French doors to the stone patio and decking area to the east. High stools at the counter give perfect views to the sea aspect. These interconnecting rooms are perfect for entertaining family and friends.
The family room to the right from the hall is a comfortable spacious room, it also has a large bay window flooded with light to the front. Opposite the window there is an open fireplace centred on the chimney breast, picture rail surround, coving and plastered ceiling and centre piece. This room opens to the kitchen, utility and boot room and has access to the front and back gardens. The two ground floor bedrooms are to the back (one double bedroom and one single bedroom) and there is a shower room and separate WC accessible from here and also from the connecting door to the main hall.
The first floor landing has three windows with spectacular views over Dublin Bay to Howth to the rear. The landing overlooks the hall and has an added gallery / study area, shelving and desk and window to enjoy the magnificent sea views. The master bedroom is a comfortable double room with a large window looking out towards the sea as well as built in wardrobes. Bedroom two is a single room with similar sea views and bedroom three, also a single room has a west facing window with views towards Dublin city. The main family bathroom is also on this level and includes a fitted suite with a bath and pump shower.
The Gardens at Glenalua are mature and enjoy excellent privacy from the 6 ft / 1.8 m granite boundary walls with 14 ft / 4.2 m hedging to the front. There are 6 ft / 1.8 m electric security gates to the front leading to a large sweeping pebble driveway and space to park up to five cars. The front garden is south facing and so enjoys plenty of sun. There is additional garden space to the side a pebble path way along the side of the house leads past two wooden garden sheds also a circular stone patio connecting with a raised decked patio style space accessed directly from the kitchen so ideal for a table and chairs.
BER Details - BER E2 - BER No.101882686 - Energy Performance Indicator: 367.8 kWh/M2/yr