WITH BEAUTIFUL VIEWS, picturesque walks and the fresh sea air all on your doorstep, it’s easy to understand the appeal of living close to a beach.
This week we’re looking at four properties around the country close to the coast – from a two-bed apartment in Dalkey to a five-bed in Sligo.
Positioned off Sorrento Road, Sorrento Court is a small private development with plenty of kerb appeal. Coming to the market in excellent condition, Apartment 20 Sorrento Court is is perfectly positioned to enjoy beautiful sea views out to Dun Laoghaire and towards Howth.
The two-bed apartment is bright and airy, with the main bedroom, the living room and the balcony benefitting from the picturesque views. Dalkey village is a 15-minute walk away, while the Vico Baths can be reached within a 10-minute stroll.
Built in 1990 with the addition of an extension in 2012, this three-bed cottage combines charm with modernity. It sits atop a hill overlooking Gyleen Bay Beach and the Atlantic Ocean, with the beach just a short stroll away.
The accommodation spans 1,200 sq ft, with features including timber flooring, a multi-fuel fitted stove and a decking area right by the ocean. Conveniently, all curtains, carpets, blinds, light fittings and kitchen appliances are included in the sale.
Located on an elevated mature site, The Sycamores is an impressive five-bed family home with views of the rugged west Sligo coastline. It is surrounded by green gardens with rolling lawns and mature trees and shrubbery, with a large patio area for dining al fresco.
Spanning 2,700 sq ft, the accommodation comprises a sitting room, a kitchen and dining room, a conservatory, a utility room, five bedrooms with en suite bathrooms (four with walk-in wardrobes) and a family bathroom. Dunmoran Strand is a five-minute drive away.
Built in 2002 and with modern updates, 3 The Crescent comes to the market in turn-key condition. The four-bed property boasts a bright, spacious and stylish interior, and benefits from a new kitchen and new bathrooms.
The rear garden is designed for sunny summer evenings, with two paved seating areas and a large lawn. Bettystown Beach is a 20-minute walk away, with a selection of schools, shops and sports clubs also nearby.