Green with envy: Spectacular gardens steps from the Dublin coast at this €1.8m home

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Amy Mulvaney 02/09/2021
10 Belgrove Road boasts a magnificent west-facing garden.

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LOCATED A TWO-MINUTE walk from the Clontarf seafront in Dublin 3, 10 Belgrove Road has no shortage of appeal.

The five-bed detached bungalow presents visitors with an unassuming exterior, only to reveal spectacular gardens of 0.28 acres to the rear.

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The gardens are west-facing and enjoy a great sense of privacy and tranquillity thanks to an abundance of mature trees, shrubs and plants. There’s a large paved patio for dining al fresco, while a hedge divides the lawn area into two, revealing a larger lawn to the very back. 

To the side of the garden is a 258 sq ft lodge which is currently in use as a home gym, while two sheds provide secure storage.

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Stepping inside the bungalow itself, which was built in the 1930s, the accommodation spans 2,131 sq ft. The interior is warm and welcoming, with a brick fireplace with an inset stove in the hallway setting the tone for the rest of the house. 

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The family room is accessed from the hallway, with high ceilings, wood flooring and a stove. Double doors lead to the light-filled dining room, where there’s a feature stone wall, floor-to-ceiling windows and French doors to the terrace and mature gardens. 

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The kitchen is ultra modern and has only recently been fitted. It features sleek handleless units, marble counter tops, an instant boiling water tap and an eight-seater marble island, while a separate utility room provides extra storage. 

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Each of the five bedrooms are spacious double-sized rooms, with feature open fireplaces in four of them. The master bedroom is magnificent, with a large glass wall overlooking the gardens and double doors providing access to the terrace. It benefits from an en-suite bathroom with a jacuzzi, as well as a walk-in wardrobe.

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To the front, an extended veranda makes for the perfect spot to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee, while there’s plenty of parking space in the gravel driveway.

No 10 is conveniently located within minutes’ walk of multiple restaurants and cafes on Vernon Avenue and Clontarf Road, as well as schools and sports clubs. Killester, Raheny, Marino and Fairview are easily accessible, meaning you’ll never be stuck for what you need, with multiple buses running to here and the city centre. 

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Residents will find it hard to tire of the walk along the seafront to the Wooden Bridge, while the Bull Wall and Dollymount Strand can be reached by foot in 20 minutes. Saint Anne’s Park is a 30-minute walk (or a 10-minute drive) away, or you can drive out to Howth in 20 minutes. 

With a prime Dublin location that’s close to both the city and the sea, idyllic gardens and a stellar interior, the sale of 10 Belgrove Road is an opportunity not to miss.

10 Belgrove Road, Clontarf, Dublin 3 is on the market for €1,800,000 through Sherry FitzGerald via