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Exclusive Dublin homes: Discover some of the most sought-after properties in Sandycove

The coastal village of Sandycove is a popular option amongst those who want close proximity to the city centre but with plenty of nature to explore.

LOOKING FOR A home that ticks all your boxes, whatever they may be? You might find it in Sandycove on Dublin’s stunning southside. With amazing access to the city centre, a stunning vista year-round and a collection of restaurants, bars and cafés to suit anyone, whatever you want, you’ll find it in Sandycove.

Immortalised in James Joyce’s Ulysses, the area boasts a beach, a famed diving spot in the Forty Foot and a Martello Tower that was renovated into a museum honouring the aforementioned author. Public transport links are abundant, with the DART and Dublin Bus serving the area well.

If that all sounds good to you, your next step is to visit Daft.ie, Ireland’s number one property listing site, which is the home of exclusive properties in Dublin. You can discover an array of the most high-end luxurious homes on the market in the capital, including those in Sandycove, on Daft.ie. 

To give you a snapshot of the amazing houses available in this neighbourhood, keep reading to see some Sandycove trophy homes.  

8 Burdett Avenue

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First on the list is Seafield House on 8 Burdett Avenue. This is a magnificent five bedroom and three bathroom home. A Victorian-era build, it was recently renovated and is ready to walk into. Space is not a premium in this home, with roomy bedrooms as well as large living quarters, all of which boast high ceilings and bay windows. The garden floor is a self-contained unit, complete with a kitchenette and private bathroom.

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There’s plenty of room for cars in the private driveway, as well as two off-street parking spots. The well-groomed back garden is a perfect space for outdoor relaxing and al fresco dining. With a natural stone patio and an artificial grass area, it’s really low maintenance for those without gardening experience. You’ll even find a handy pedestrian gate out to a back lane, which is a lovely outlet to have.

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This home is on sale through Lisney Sotheby’s, with an asking price of €3,500,000.


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Fastnet is a unique home that stands out in its corner location on Ballygihen Avenue and Otranto Place. One of the standout features of this property is the uninterrupted views over Scotsman’s Bay, Sandycove Harbour, the East Pier and across to Howth that can be enjoyed from anywhere in the home, especially the rear garden. This semi-detached enjoys 206 m² of space, along with four bedrooms and bathrooms.  

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Built in the 1940s, a 2018 renovation saw a complete overhaul, with upgrades to security, plumbing, insulation and a new gas boiler. Other nice improvements include underfloor heating and several modern touches that retained the character of the original home. 

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The outdoor space in Fastnet is a particular highlight, with a large terrace of approximately 5.6m x 8.1m accessible from the sitting room. This terrace benefits from westerly sunshine in the afternoon and leads to a large lawn, measuring approximately 26m in length by 21m.  

With an asking price of €2,650,000, Fastnet is on sale through Lisney Sotheby’s.  

2 Lower Albert Road

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Next on our list of Sandycove’s most exclusive homes is 2 Lower Albert Road. This is another Victorian-era property, with this address containing three bedrooms and three bathrooms. You’ll fall in love from the moment you set eyes on the home, thanks to its striking facade that features two bay windows and elegant columns guiding you into the home. A recent extension in the form of a modern kitchen elevates the home further, as does the stunning family room with views to the back garden. 

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Generous storage is afforded in this Victorian villa, which follows the typical layout of homes from this era. Connected reception rooms are located off the narrow hallway, with a study on the ground floor that is perfect for those working from home. The rear garden is enclosed and screened with pleach trees, allowing for a very private space. A paved patio completes this space and makes dining outdoors a dream.  

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2 Lower Albert Road will set you back €1,400,000, with Sherry FitzGerald the agency to contact if interested.  

8 Castlepark Road

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If you’re looking for a perfect blend of a contemporary and period-style home, look no further than 8 Castlepark Road. This 4 bed, 3 bath terraced home comes with plenty of space at 217 m². Original details, such as the ornate ceiling coving and cornicing, provide an elegant feeling and are married with modern features, with the bespoke cherry shaker style fitted kitchen a particular highlight.  

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The four double bedrooms are located upstairs, with the principal bedroom boasting a stylish Rhatigan and Hick fitted wall to wall wardrobes and a superb ensuite shower room. This room is tastefully decorated in collaboration with Michela Mantero Designs. The three other double rooms have cast iron fireplaces. The rear garden enjoys afternoon sun thanks to its western orientation and offers pedestrian access to a lane. 

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This property is listed for €1,795,000 through Sherry FitzGerald. 

Sandycove House

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Pillared vehicular gated access, a gorgeous garden and proximity to everything Sandycove has to offer are just some of the amazing features of Sandycove House. This semi-detached home contains five bedrooms and three bathrooms, spread over 297 m² of floor space. Period features, such as gracious room proportions, sliding sash windows and excellent ceiling detailing, provide a link to the property’s origins in the late 1800s. It offers easy access to local amenities, with the Forty Foot swimming spot a mere stroll away.  

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There are plenty of features a new owner may want to change about this home in order to align with more modern homes, but it does boast a renovated kitchen containing stunning marble counters. The bedrooms all have space in abundance, thanks to the extremely high ceilings that are a common feature in period homes. Stepping outside, the garden features a combination of patio, lawn and mature trees, offering a private oasis suitable for play, relaxation and al fresco dining. 

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You can snap up Sandycove House for €2,250,000 through Lisney Sotheby’s.

The above is a small sample of some of the stunning and luxurious homes on offer in Sandycove. To discover more homes in Sandycove, and indeed a selection of the finest homes on the market in Ireland, you can visit a Daft.ie landing page which shows you just that. 

Visit Daft.ie, the home of exclusive properties in Dublin.