Explore this Howth villa with sweeping sea views, five bedrooms and gorgeous gardens

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Anna Shelswell White 23/02/2023
Dating way back to 1906, Brackenlea is now on the market for €4,950,000.

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WHEN BRACKENLEA CHANGED hands in 1986, the newest owners spent time renovating the original house. They extended each of the two levels to create more social and sleeping spaces, and, all the while, made sure the renovations took advantage of the  sea views.

With the original house dating to 20th century, Brackenlea is 355 m² of luxury in the Howth Hills on Dublin’s northside. And it’s now on the market for €4,950,000.

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This high-end home is full of covetable touches, from the electric gates that meets you at the driveway to the underfloor heating and sauna within. Just like 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.

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 L-shaped and open plan layouts make up the main social spaces – the kitchen, living and dining area is bright and sleek in style.

The kitchen is 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 guest toilet and a utility room.

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 bathroom while the remaining three share a large family bathroom.

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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. 

For anyone with Dublin’s north side in their sights, oh and almost €5 million to spend, Brackenlea is no doubt a dream option. 

Brackenlea, Old Carrickbrack Road, Howth, Dublin 13 is on the market for €4,950,000 through Gallagher Quigley.