Views across the bay from Sutton
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.
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.
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.