The sale has been announced of Gorse Hill, Vico Road, Killiney, through joint selling agents Knight Frank and Sherry FitzGerald, on the instruction of Deloitte. Gorse Hill comes to the market this week with an asking price of €8.5 million.
According to Simon Ensor, director Sherry FitzGerald; “Gorse Hill is without doubt one of Dublin’s finest coastal properties. We are confident that it will attract significant interest from both domestic and international purchasers, particularly in a post Brexit environment.” Further commenting Rena O’Kelly, director Knight Frank said “this is a most impressive property enjoying a commanding position, situated on arguably Dublin’s finest waterfront setting. Purchasers will undoubtedly be drawn by this “once in a generation” opportunity to purchase a unique family friendly home in Dublin’s premier coastal address.’’
Standing on elevated terraced gardens extending to 2 acres (approx.), Gorse Hill has been designed to take full advantage of its stunning views over Killiney Bay from Dalkey Island to Bray Head and along Killiney Beach.
Built c. 2000, the property comprises a magnificent 2 storey double fronted detached residence providing 10,220sq.ft./950sq.m. (approx.) of wonderfully elegant accommodation which has been designed to take full advantage of the magnificent maritime views from all the principle rooms.
The property enjoys valuable privacy and has a lovely sunny south westerly orientation. Due to its elevated position, it enjoys uninterrupted views of Killiney Bay from virtually all sections of the gardens. Situated at the top of the site is a well maintained, all weather tennis court. To the front of the property, there is an extensive paved patio area with steps leading down from here to the lower terrace and graveled pathways.
To the side of the property is another large paved terrace which surrounds a feature decked seating area which covers the original swimming pool. Overlooking this area of the garden is a good sized summer house. This terrace, which is accessed directly from the kitchen / breakfast room, is ideal for al fresco dining.
Throughout the gardens, there are a variety of graveled walkways leading to the gazebo and patios, which are strategically placed to take advantage of the wonderful views and provide tranquil retreats.
Large, electric timber gates provide access to the double garage (5.2 x 5.5m approx.) at street level. A sweeping graveled driveway leads down to the generous parking beside the hall door.
The accommodation, which is laid out over 2 levels is designed to take full advantage of the maritime views and sun drenched southerly orientation, encapsulates many notable features.