Views across the bay from Sut­ton

The Irish Times - Thursday - Property - - Property The Market - ALANNA GAL­LAGHER

De­scrip­tion: Four-bed, A-frame con­struc­tion house with spell­bind­ing sea views Agent: Sherry FitzGer­ald Santa Sabina Manor is a dis­tinc­tive cres­cent of just 21 houses in Sut­ton. One of the key sell­ing points of these well-kept houses off Green­field Road, Dublin 13, are the views south across Dublin Bay.

The A-frame con­struc­tions were built on lands that for­merly be­longed to Santa Sabina Do­mini­can col­lege, a girls sec­ondary school to the rear.

Num­ber 8, Shel l e y , a four-bed de­tached prop­erty faces the sea and has been mod­ernised with new bath­rooms fit­ted in the last seven years and the kitchen was up­graded about 10 years ago.

Open fire­place

There is a for­mal liv­ing room to the right of the hall with warm pol­ished floor­boards un­der­foot and a mar­ble sur­round on the open fire­place. To the left is a room that could be a fourth bed­room or a size­able home of­fice.

Dou­ble doors con­nect the kitchen, which has vanilla gloss units and speck­led pol­ished gran­ite coun­ters, to the dining room with match­ing sets of glass dou­ble doors lead­ing from both these rooms through to the fam­ily room to the rear of the house. This room over­looks the low main­te­nance gar­den and has a wood-burn­ing stove.

Bal­cony

Up­stairs there are three bed­rooms, two of which are en-suite. The mas­ter has ac­cess to a bal­cony to the front on the first floor. South-fac­ing, it’s a place to es­cape, soak up the rays and take in views which in­clude the Pool­beg tow­ers and the Dublin moun­tains, whose colours change sev­eral

‘‘ South-fac­ing in as­pect it’s a place to es­cape, soak up the rays and take in views

times a day, says the owner. The green area to the front of the cres­cent is a win­ter home to mi­grat­ing Brent geese. The night view is of the city lit up across the bay.

The de­vel­op­ment was built in 1995 by Ba­rina Con­struc­tion’s Mar­grove. The prop­erty, which mea­sures 230sq m/2475sq ft, is seek­ing ¤1.075 mil­lion through agent Sher­ryFitzGer­ald. Num­ber 5 sold last Oc­to­ber for ¤1.01mil­lion, ac­cord­ing to the prop­erty price reg­is­ter.

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