Dalkey is a truly fascinating and interesting location and is a designated heritage town situated at the southern end of Dublin Bay with a small island lying off the tip of the mainland called Dalkey Island. It has strong historical lineage and is famous for its literary associations, with many writers making their home here.
The area has two early Christian churches, dating back to the 10th Century. One is on the island and the other is located in the town, access is through Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre. Both are dedicated to the 7th Century St.Begnet. During the Middle Ages Dalkey was the chief port for Dublin, a hub of activity and an important centre of commerce. It was a fortified town with six castles and two of these castles still exist. One is the heritage centre originally Goat’s Castle and the other is Archbald’s Castle.
This house is unique and superbly located within seconds walking distance from the heart of Dalkey Town. The house is a restored Victorian property which consists of three en-suite bedrooms (two double and one twin bedroom). The master bedroom is complete with dressing room. Superbly fitted, fully equipped kitchen, spacious lounge and dining room area furnished to the highest standard, plus spacious relaxing bathroom with bath and power shower. The accommodation is delightfully bright exceptionally spacious and most comfortable. The house has a 4 Star Failte Ireland rating, complete with all the necessary requirements i.e. dishwasher, washer / dryer, fridge / freezer, microwave, central heating, television etc. and oven with hob.
The location is difficult to equal with a myriad of restaurants, cafes, shops, boutiques and pubs located side by side. Public transport links are excellent. The house is five minutes from the railway station and the bus stops five metres from the property’s front gate. It is a prefect location for touring Dublin, Wicklow and the Southeast region. Superb sightseeing, a wonderful array of seafront walks, hilly climbs amidst a landscape of hills and sea. There are excellent facilities for entertainment and amenities. You can just meander through the narrow winding streets, wafting with historical heritage and lineage ready to be explored. Just stroll though the centuries and enjoy the sea air. There is easy access to the M50 and N11 and secure parking on site. This venue is a must on your visitors list for comfort, relaxation and enjoyment.
Directions: From Dublin City Centre
Car: Dalkey is 12.8 km south of N11
Train: direct to Dalkey station, 30 minutes approx from city centre.
From Dun Laoghaire ferry terminal
Car: Via coast road, travelling south through Glasthule and Sandycove, 10 minutes
Train: direct to Dalkey station
From M50 motorway
Exit 16 Cherrywood and follow signs for Killiney and Dalkey
From the airport
Take the Patton Flyer bus from the airport at the bus car park on the hour to Dalkey and this will leave you two minutes from the house. The cost is €8 Single and €14 Return.