WOULDN’T IT BE nice to have a private deck overlooking the sea this weekend?
How about paying €12 million for such a view?
Incredibly, this price is not necessarily indicative of the property price bubble that has enveloped some areas of Dublin – because Sorrento House, the end property on the incredibly expensive Sorrento Terrace, was once up for sale for €30m.
That was in 2006 - surprise surprise – and it didn’t sell at the time, dropping to €20m.
It was bought for £5.9m (around €7.5m) by Dublin-born businessman Terry Coleman in 1998 and he carried out a multimillion euro facelift on the property which involved building a caretaker’s cottage and garage, and landscaping of the massive site which rolls down to the cliff edge at the east of the property.
This is what it looks like now: