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Ken

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Dalkey, Beautiful house Dublin City, with sea views

14 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Dalkey

House, 4 Bedrooms, (Sleeps 7)

Truly magnificent renovated period house in a wonderful location, 5-mins walk from the centre of the quaint historic Dalkey village, an historic village beside the sea.

Dalkey is one of the most prestigious suburbs in Dublin and is also known as 'Bel-Eire' and is home to celebrities including Bono and The Edge of U2, Enya and Van Morrison.

There are fabulous walks in the area along the coast and also up on Killiney and Dalkey Hills (10-mins from house) which both offer fantastic views across of the City across Dublin Bay.

Dalkey is renowned for its fantastic selection of friendly pubs and restaurants - to suit all tastes and budgets - galleries, coffee shops, book shops as well as its own heritage centre.

Dalkey Dart station is 5-mins walk from the house and offers excellent, reliable transport by train to all of the museums, theatres, shopping, tourist attractions, pubs and restaurants in Dublin City Centre. The journey takes about 30 mins and there are trains every 10 minutes or so - more frequently at peak periods.

There is also a regular direct private shuttle bus service from Dublin Airport to Dalkey.

Luxurious, spacious comfortable period house completely renovated 3 years ago.

There are two interconnecting living rooms on the ground floor, both with really comfortable chairs and sofas for relaxing in and each with an original marble fireplace with 'real-fire' effect gas fire for instant heat and cosy atmosphere. One of the living rooms has double glass doors connecting it to the super family kitchen which has granite worktops, fully integrated appliances and a big electric range as well as a large table which seats 8 very comfortably. There are 2 sets of double glazed doors opening onto the fully tiled patio area, and from there a step leads up to the deck with sea views - the perfect peaceful spot for unwinding after a busy day. A half-bathroom off the large hallway completes the ground floor. Upstairs there are four bedrooms. The master on the top floor has double glass doors leading out onto a small balcony with views across Dublin Bay to Howth as well as a fully tiled shower-room with a power shower. The remaining three bedrooms are off the bright main landing (which has a double height atrium with roof-light above). Bedroom number 2 has a double bed. The third bedroom room has a single bed plus a pull out bed if required. The fourth bedroom has a single bed There is a fully tiled family bathroom with bath and a separate power shower completing the upstairs accommodation.

This really is a magnificent, luxurious home ideal for a relaxing holiday in a wonderful, convenient location.

Keywords: Renovated period house, sleeps 7

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ken (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks English

Why Ken chose County Dublin

We chose Dalkey for its beauty, convenience and the friendly welcoming atmosphere in the village. There are wonderful seaside walks as well as walks over Killiney and Dalkey Hills - super public parks overlooking Dublin City, Dublin Bay and Killiney Bay and yet only 30-mins from all the amenities and attractions of Dublin City Centre by DART train.

What makes this house unique

Super relaxing location with the choice of gentle walks over scenic Killiney Hill, seaside walks along Dun Laoghaire piers and the scenic Vico Road and yet 30-mins by DART train to Dublin City Centre. Wonderful selection of friendly pubs and restaurants in beautiful Dalkey village, 5-mins walk from the house.

Reviews

4.6
based on 14 holidaymaker reviews

Dalkey, Beautiful house Dublin City, with sea views
average rating of 4.571429 based on 14 reviews
LINDSAY CA
5

A zone of quiet away from the bustle of Dublin

  • 5 of 5

Dalkey is a great village on the Irish Sea with literally everything one could require. The house is an easy walk from the village and DART station. The views from upstairs are spectacular. Our group of six melted into the bedrooms with ease, and the kitchen easily absorbed dinner for 14 on two occasions. Moreover, Ken was readily available to us to take care of the minor issues that always come up when renting a home of this character.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A lovely stay in a lovely house in a lovely village

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in Dalkey. The house is very attractive and well furnished with a mixture of antiques and simple modern furniture. The first floor is a combination of comfy sitting rooms leading into an addition, a light and airy kitchen and huge outside deck and garden. We were there is March, but I could see myself spending a lot of time outside in nicer weather. The kitchen was modern, spacious and well equipped. We made some great meals there. The bedrooms are on the second and third floors, the views out the windows were lovely and the bathrooms were modern and had good water pressure in the showers and plenty of hot water.

Dalkey is a lovely village with some amazing popular restaurants and its advisable to make a reservation for dinner. The house is a few minutes from the village center and the Dart station, and an easy trip into Dublin town. Dalkey is a good location for day driving trips to places like Glendolough and Sally Gap, we rented from a nearby Enterprise that picked us up. There is plenty of overnight parking on the street.

This is a perfect house for a group or family in one of the nicest villages in the Dublin area.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Loved Dalkey

  • 4 of 5

Our family of three generations stayed here and loved the fact that we could all gather together like we were at home and not be in separate hotel rooms. The property was VERY conveniently located within easy walking distance of the town (pubs) and the DART which we used to travel to Dublin and Bray. The garden was lovely and we used it every day that the weather permitted. The view of the sea was awesome. If you go to Dalkey, don't miss the tour of Dalkey Castle - very entertaining.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jacksonville, Fl. US
5

Fantastic! We loved every minute!

  • 5 of 5

The town of Dalkey is so quaint and remarkable. This house and the owners represent the wholesome, warm feel of the community. We traveled with children and older parents. The house had plenty of room, sitting areas, bathrooms and even entertainment for all ages. It's close to everything, including the DART. We can't wait to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Ideal family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Everything as advertised. The house is ideally located in Dalkey and was very comfortable for the 7 of us. The owner was accessible and I would highly recommend this place to both family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South Carolina, USA
5

Wonderful property!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have picked a better place for a week exploring Dublin and the surrounding area. The property is pleasant, quiet and with views of the Irish Sea. The owner was extremely helpful throughout the entire process. There are also beautiful flowers on the back deck and the kitchen is enormous and airy. We were very comfortable with two pre-teens and my mother in law too. The property has that antique, homey feel and it was hard to say goodbye at the end of our holiday. Dalkey itself is a beautiful village with very warm local inhabitants. It is a short walk to the DART station as well as to ATMS, shops, cafes...etc. We cannot wait to return! Thank you Ken!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
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Location

Dalkey
"This is the village in which our house is located. It has a heritage castle,pubs and a great..."
Dalkey Hill
"Dalkey and Killiney Hill (one location) is a 10 minute walk from our house. When you reach t..."
Bullock Harbour
"Bullock Harbour is a lovely fishing harbour with live seals (!) located within a 5 minutes ..."
Dun Laoghaire Pier
"Dun Laoghaire Town and Pier is located within a 5 minute drive (20 min walk) from our house...."
The Book of Kells
"In Trinity College, the Old Library and the Book of Kells Exhibition -is a “must see” on th..."
Powerscourt House and Gardens
"Powerscourt House and Gardens (20 min by car) is well worth a visit. You can visit the magni..."
Grafton Street
"Gra'fton Street is Ireland's no 1 retail area. It is filled with a variety of shops. At the ..."
The Guinness Storehouse
"Come and explore Ireland's number one visitor attraction, providing an unforgettable welcome..."
Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Dublin
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
The Club
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Dun Laoghaire
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Killiney Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
Dalkey
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
M50
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Many near by within a 3 minute walk
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Sandycove
Car: not necessary

Dalkey is a beautiful heritage town situated between the sea and a hill only 9km from Dublin City Centre. Within the town there many shops - supermarket, pharmacies, restaurants, bars, delicatessens and cafes as well as churches, railway station and a bus stop. There is also a heritage centre. The train station (2 min walk from the house) has a direct train to Dublin city centre. There is also a direct bus link to the airport.

Dalkey is close to some of Dublin finest beaches like Sandycove the bathing site for Dubliners for centuries, where Joyce lived and set some of his works (Tower & Museum)

• Sandycove beach & Forty Foot - 1 min walk (sandy beach, Joyce's Tower)

• Bullock Harbour - 5 min walk (buy lobsters, rent a boat to Dalkey island)

• White Rock/ Killiney beach 25 mins walk(surfing, dolphins).

• Seapoint beach – Car 10 mins, Dart 10 mins, Walk 25 min, (swim, watersports centre).

• Brittas Bay beach - 40 min drive (5k white sandy beach, swim, watersports, horse-riding, picnics).

Dalkey is also very convenient to Dublin city centre and many tourists use it as a base for exploring Dublin and Wickklow (also known as the Garden of Ireland). Dublin City Centre – Places of Interest

• Trinity College – Book of Kells

• Dublin Castle

• Guinness Storehouse

• National Museum of Ireland; National Gallery of Ireland; Natural History Museum of Ireland

• St Patrick’s Cathedral, Christchurch Cathedral

• Georgian Dublin – St. Stephens Green; Merrion Square

• National Concert Hall; 'Bord Gais Energy' Performing Arts Theatre; Abbey Theatre; National Convention Centre; Aviva Stadium; O2; Croke Park GAA stadium and Museum

• Kilmainham Gaol

• Dublin Zoo

• Outdoor parks: Phoenix Park (largest European urban park); St. Stephens Green & Iveagh Gardens (both in the heart of Dublin, perfect for picnics)

• Boat tour of Dublin Bay

North Dublin (by Dart)

• Howth Harbour and Headlands (stunning for walking)

• Malahide Village and beach

Wicklow (also called the ‘Garden of Ireland’)

• Powerscourt House and Gardens – beautiful old house with stunning gardens. Also contains a cafe and shops

• Powerscourt Waterfall and playground– also part of the Powerscourt estate but in a different location

• Glendalough Round Tower, Lakes and Heritage Centre

• Sally Gap

• Russborough House and Gardens

• Bray Seafront (and Sealife) including a vigorous climb up Bray Head

Golf

Dalkey is within easy driving distance to more than 30 fabulous golf courses, from such as Portmarnock, Royal Dublin, the K-Club or Druids Glen only 30 mins drive away using easy to navigate major routes:

• 10 mins: Killiney Golf Course, Dun Laoghaire (home to the 2016 Curtis cup), Woodbrook, Leopardstown, Foxrock, Marlay Park, Stepaside

• 30 mins: Druids Glen, Powerscourt, Castle, Milltown, Edmonstown, Enniskerry, Old Conna, Stackstown, Grange

• 60 mins: K-Club, St Annes, Royal Dublin, Portmarnock, Woodenbridge

Special Interest Holidays

1. Swimming & Fitness – Several swimming pools and fitness centres are within easy reach as well as Sandycove's world famous '40 Foot' sea baths area 10 minutes away

2. Running – There are beautiful coastal runs right outside the front door with a number of marked & stunning seaside routes

3. Cycling – Being at the foot of Killiney Hill there are great hills less that a 5 minute ride away. For a more serious challenge and stunning scenery, just travel a little further south to County Wicklow where you can enjoy the challenge of some of the most beautiful hills Ireland has to offer including the famous Sally Gap with great mountain bike tracks as well as road routes.

4. Water Sports / Sailing – Huge choice of sailing and water sport activities only 25 minutes walk to Dun Laoghaire Harbour.

5. Walking: Wicklow Way – a series of fantastic trails for the more experienced walker though the Wicklow mountains.

6. Horses: There are three equestrian centres within a 15 minute drive – Carrickmines, Brennanstown and Kellystown. You can also experience the unique fun and excitement of horse racing in Ireland at Dublin’s only racecourse, Leopardstown Racecourse, (5 Km away) one of Europe’s premier race courses offering both national hunt and flat racing

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Dalkey, County Dublin

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,732
for 4 nights
From
£433
£2,598
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£520
for 3 nights
From
£173
£1,039
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £173

SALE!!! We have reduced our prices from January - March 2014 from €200 per night to €150 per night and from €1200 per week to €1000 per week!

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Dalkey, Ireland

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • On the main bedroom level, there is a fully tiled family bathroom with bath and a separate power shower. In the master bedroom there is a full tiled bathroom with shower and WC Downstairs, beside the kitchen there is a small under stairs WC and cloakroom
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - Master En Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Ensuite bathroom with small balcony over looking Dublin bay
    Bedroom - Single bed with pull out trundle bed underneath - 1 Single Bed , 1 Murphy Bed , This bedroom with a single bed has a pull out trundle bed
    Bedroom - Twin/Double - 1 Double Bed , Double Bed
    Bedroom - Single Room with balcony - 1 Single Bed , Single bed in room with Balcony with sea views
  • Master bedroom: King size Bed with en-suite bathroom. This bedroom has double doors leading to small sea view balcony. There is a wardrobe and drawers. Bedroom no 2: Single Bed. This room has a lovely sea view balcony. If using with children, these doors should stayed locked. This room has drawers and a small wardrobe Bedroom no 3 Single Bed with table, wardrobe and drawers and a pull out trundle bed Bedroom no 4: Bright room with double bed. This room has a table, antique fireplace, wardrobe and drawers. Baby travel cot available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The back garden has lateral sea views. It is lovely to sit out on the deck and enjoy a coffee or lunch there watching the boats go by. You can also spend time on the two small balconies looking out over Dublin Bay. We also get a lot of positive feedback from our guests about our eat in kitchen which leads directly to the back garden.

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