Live a life of luxury in this dreamy Howth villa with sweeping sea views - yours for €6m

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Anna Shelswell White 07/07/2022
Dating back to 1906, Brackenlea now has five bedrooms and is filled with high-end touches.

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BUILT IN THE early part of the 20th century, Brackenlea is a luxurious house in the Howth hills with commanding sea views, five bedrooms and no shortage of green space surrounding it.

Home to the Bewley family until 1986, the newest owners spent time renovating the original house, extending each of the two levels to create more social and sleeping spaces, and, all the while, ensuring the best views of the sea.

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Brackenlea now spans 355 m² and has all of the high-end upgrades you might expect, such as underfloor heating, a sauna and and an approach via electric gates.

It’s now on the market for €6,000,000. 

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Mimicking the outdoors and its lavish location, the inside is expansive and drenched in natural light seeing as floor to ceiling glazed windows and doors make up much of the patio-facing rooms. L-shaped and open plan layouts make up the main social spaces – the kitchen, living and dining area is bright and sleek in style.

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The kitchen is sure to suit those who love cooking. It’s home to a large granite island unit with plenty of storage, a four-plate Aga and appliances by Neff, Liebherr and Fisher & Paykel. There are two dishwashers and a double sink with a waste disposal unit, which means keeping this place clean shouldn’t be too taxing.

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The ground floor of this home also has an office and a separate, cosier living room. The garage is attached and approached through a separate hallway that also leads to a downstairs WC and utility room.

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Five generous bedrooms complete the upper floor of this huge home. The main bedroom has its own dressing room, bathroom and even a sauna. One other bedroom also has an en suite while the remaining three share a large family bathroom and W.C.

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An acre of landscaped grounds encompasses Brackenlea and includes decking and a granite patio that lets you take in the amazing sea views that look out to Dalkey and Bray Head and the Wicklow Mountains. 

Brackenlea, Old Carrickbrack Road, Howth, Dublin 13 is on the market for €6,000,000 through JB Kelly.