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Breakfast on the balcony: Light-filled Dalkey home with panoramic views of Dublin Bay

West House spans 4,000 sq ft, with floor to ceiling windows to make the most of the outdoors.

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SITTING ATOP AN elevated site in Dalkey, south Co Dublin is West House.

A six-bed detached home, West House boasts panoramic views across Dublin Bay, including Coliemore Harbour and Dalkey Island. 

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Spanning 4,000 sq ft, the stone-front property is accessed via several steps which lead to the double-height atrium entrance hall. Throughout the accommodation, there’s a real sense of light and space in every room, with full width floor-to-ceiling glazing on each of the three floors. 

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To the right of the hall, double doors lead to a dual aspect reception room which spans the width of the property. This area makes for the perfect space to entertain, with space for a dining table and sofas. There’s access from here to a wrap-around balcony, which takes in the stunning views. 

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Moving to the open-plan kitchen and living room, the kitchen is fully fitted with sleek white units, with access to the balcony from the living area. A utility room, bathroom, cloakroom and double bedroom complete the ground floor accommodation. 

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In the hallway, a solid oak staircase leads to the spacious double landing with a glass ceiling, with five double bedrooms accessed from here. Two of the bedrooms enjoy access to a private balcony with sea views, with a walk-in wardrobe extending from the master bedroom. The family bathroom features a luxurious corner jacuzzi. 

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At garden level, there’s a self-contained one bedroom apartment with a spacious living area, modern fitted kitchen and a steam room with built-in seating. 

Outside, the property features a lawn with mature tree planting, while there’s also a split-level decking area for dining al fresco. 

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West House enjoys a highly convenient location, with Dalkey village just a 15-minute walk away. Both Killiney and Glenageary can be reached within a five-minute drive, meaning there’s a broad selection of schools, shops and restaurants to choose from. 

Coliemore Harbour is just a stone’s throw from the property, while Dillon’s Park and Killiney Hill Park are both also within easy reach. The drive to the city centre will take about 40 minutes, while the DART will take about an hour.

West House, 3 Dalkey Sound, Dalkey, south Co Dublin is on the market through Colliers International via Daft.ie. Price available upon application. 

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