Four on the market: seafront apartments
If you are looking for an impressive seafront property, the these four properties certainly fit the bill.
1 The Pierre, Victoria Terrace
€465k DNG Dun Laoghaire (01) 230 1616
The Pierre is a block of 18 apartments in Dun Laoghaire's former Pierre Hotel, with four in the original Victorian seafront building. Number 1 is at the front so it has views of the sea. It's on two floors, with its own courtyards front and back, and some special features such as dark oak flooring, a fireplace, and a jacuzzi bath. It's 764 sq ft, with one bedroom, a bathroom, and an open-plan kitchen, dining room and living room. The building has a communal rooftop garden. Management fees are €1,750 a year.
17 Vico Rock, Sorrento Court
€395k Sherry FitzGerald Dalkey (01) 275 1000
As they're on an elevated spot off Sorrento Road, many of the apartments at Sorrento Court, Dalkey have impressive views of Dublin Bay. Among them is Number 17 Vico Rock, which is on the ground floor with its own door and a private patio and garden. There are sea views from the living room/ dining room, where there's a fireplace and a door to the terrace. Off this are a smallish kitchen and a bathroom. The two bedrooms, both with built-in wardrobes, are on the other side of the entrance hall. Total floor area is 549 sq ft.
3 Mount Prospect House, D3
€495k Gallagher Quigley (01) 818 3000
Mount Prospect House on Clontarf Road, is across the street from the sea on one side and St Anne's Park on the other. Number 3 is a penthouse with three bedrooms, and it's fairly vast by apartment standards, at 1,300 sq ft. The main living room is a 630 sq ft sitting/dining room with floor-to-ceiling windows and a balcony. The kitchen is also a fair size, at around 13ft by 10ft, and has two skylights. One of the three bedrooms is en-suite and the third is in use as a study at present. The service charge is €1,200 a year.
12 Seabury, Sydney Parade Ave
€475k Janet Carroll (01) 400 2020
Seabury is only about five minutes from Sydney Parade DART station in Sandymount, but if that's too far, it also has a residents' car park and a bike shed. Number 12 is on the first floor and is dual-aspect, with sea views from the living room and the main bedroom. The living room and dining room are open plan, with a fireplace and a door to a balcony. On the other side of the entrance hall is the eat-in kitchen. One of the two bedrooms is en-suite. Total space is 1,033 sq ft, and management fees are €1,750 a year.