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Pool party mansion with sea views for €2.95m in Howth

As well as the pool, you’ll get six bedrooms, a sauna and a bar.

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PERCHED ATOP AN elevated site of 1.25 acres in Howth, Dublin, is Bayview House.

Bayview House is approached via a sweeping driveway, with splayed granite steps leading to the main entrance door. Oak flooring covers the reception hallway.

There’s ample space at Bayview – 8,867 sq ft of it, to be exact. As well as that, there are Dublin Bay views (as the name suggests) from many of the rooms.

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From here, there is access to the formal dining room and drawing room, which boasts an ornate mahogany and marble fireplace.

A picture window looks out from the drawing room into the sunroom, which extends to the length of the living room.

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Continuing onward to the kitchen, there’s no shortage of storage space with solid cherry wall and floor units, a centre island and a black granite worktop with plenty of room for preparing meals. Appliances include a Miele cooker, hob and microwave.

The open-plan dining area in the kitchen is perfectly positioned to soak up the first class views. 

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In the west wing of the house on this floor is the master bedroom, complete with solid cherry wardrobes and presses, an en-suite bathroom and separate dressing room. There are three bedrooms, an en-suite bathroom, a Jack and Jill shared bathroom and a family bathroom also on this floor.

In addition, there is a large south-facing conservatory with double doors leading to a paved patio area, complete with a barbecue for summer dining in the sun. 

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A stairwell off the main hallway gives way to the lower ground floor, where there’s an impressive entertainment room, which features a half-moon shaped oak bar. A chilled wine cooler is located in the storage room on this floor, with a laundry room here too. 

There are two double bedrooms on the lower ground floor, each with an en-suite bathroom and fitted wardrobes. Double doors bring you out onto a large open deck area, meaning you’re never far from the picturesque views of the capital.

If guests fancy taking a dip, they won’t have to brave the cold seas of Howth and can instead enjoy a heated indoor swimming pool and sauna, located just off the function room. 

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Built into the eaves of the building is a large split level mezzanine, with one area used as a gym and the other as a home office. Velux windows fill the space with light, while there is also a storage area and en-suite bathroom on this floor for further convenience. 

Outside, hedges and trees provide privacy, and there’s a pond and feature waterfall on the grounds too.

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Bayview House is located on Carrickbrack Road, with Howth Village just a five minute drive away.

A variety of amenities are within close proximity to the property, including Howth Golf Club, Sutton Park School and the Martello Tower, Sutton. A nearby Dublin Bus stop provides links to the city centre.

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If living close to the coast while having access to the city centre matches your dream home description, Bayview House certainly deserves a place on your radar. 

Bayview House, Carrickbrack Rd, Howth, Dublin 1 is on the market for €2,950,000 through JB Kelly via Daft.ie.

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