2 Mount Salus, Dalkey, Co. Dublin

€ 2,950,000

Property Description:

Lansdowne Partnership is delighted to present 2 Mount Salus to the market. This magnificent 5 bedroom double fronted semi-detached Victorian family home c.1841 is located in this most enviable and exclusive address in the heart of Dalkey, Co. Dublin. Located on this private cul de sac off Knocknacree Road and positioned on an elevated setting of approximately 1.07 acres, Number 2 commands spectacular sea views over Dublin Bay towards Howth, Dalkey Island, and southwards towards Bray Head. In 1854, Cardinal John Henry Newman stayed in 2 Mount Salus while he established the Catholic University, now UCD. During his stay at the property he wrote to his sister "...the place is as beautiful as it is healthy. The house is on the rocks which rise above Dublin Bay - and commands a view of the whole coast and headlands. The Wicklow Mountains are seen out one window, Howth and Kingstown out the other. I never saw a place out of Italy and Sicily like it for beauty of rock and sea..." The house retains many of its original features including feature high ceilings, beautiful detailed cornicing and shuttered sliding sash windows. With sea and coastal views from its many rooms, the accommodation comprises of an entrance porch, reception hall, dual aspect living room, dining room, kitchen, inner hallway, utility / shower room, back kitchen with access to a pantry and garden store. The first floor return is presented with a library, family room, guest wc and small conservatory with rear garden access. The first floor comprises a generous landing and 5 bedrooms (three doubles with master en-suite and two singles) and a family bathroom. The property also features a self-contained mews to the side comprising of a study, double bedroom, shower room and dual aspect open plan kitchen / living area with sea views. The front of the property is approached through a gated entrance with generous off street parking, a mixture of colourful plant life and stunning views. The delightful private and mature rear gardens are set out over Killiney Hill and enjoy breath taking views over Howth, Sorrento Terrace, Dalkey Island and Killiney Bay. Enjoying a combination of mature trees, flowering borders and an enviable south westerly orientation, the gardens also feature a croquet lawn, wonderful pathway walks and rear pedestrian access. Mount Salus is located off Knocknacree Road in the heart of Dalkey and is within a gentle walk of the picturesque heritage village with its many shops, eateries, bijou restaurants and hostelries. For the outdoor enthusiast there are a wide range of recreational amenities including golf, tennis and sailing clubs, glorious coastal walks through Bullock and Coliemore Harbours, and hill walks over Dalkey and Killiney Hills. Notable swimming spots include White Rock, Killiney Beach and the famous 40 foot. Some of South County Dublin's most prestigious primary and secondary schools are located within close proximity including Holy Child, Castlepark, Rathdown, The Harold, CBC Monkstown, St Andrews and Blackrock College to name but a few. Transportation is plentiful including the DART at Dalkey, the LUAS at Cherrywood and the Aircoach stopping at Fitzpatrick's Hotel. The M50 and N11 offer easy access throughout Dublin city and surrounding areas. 2 Mount Salus will most definitely appeal to those looking for privacy and seclusion in this, a most beautiful setting. Property Features: - Exclusive residential address - Magnificent 5 bedroom residence in the heart of Dalkey - Generous accommodation of 343.59 Sq.m / 3,698.37 Sq.ft including separate self-contained Mews - Separate self-contained Mews - Substantial grounds of c.1.07 acres - Spectacular views towards Howth, Dublin Bay & Dalkey Island - South west facing rear gardens - Ornate ceiling cornicing - Security Alarm - Original window shutters - Gas fired central heating - Dalkey Village, DART station, Aircoach Entrance Hall Fitted carpet, feature high ceilings with ornate cornicing and centre rose Reception Hall Gracious reception hall with ceiling coving Dining Room Magnificent ceiling cornicing and centre rose, fitted carpet, feature fireplace with cast iron inset, bay window with shuttered sliding sash windows with sea views Living Room Dual aspect room with fitted carpet, ceiling cornicing with centre rose, feature marble fireplace with tiled surround, and bay window with shuttered sliding sash windows with sea views Kitchen Range of fitted wall and floor units, decorative ceiling coving & sliding sash windows Rear Hall Additional storage and access to rear garden Shower Room Plumbed for utilities, wash hand basin Utility Feature high ceiling, access to side passage, pantry & garden store 1st Floor Return Landing Fitted carpet Guest WC Timber flooring, whb, wc Library Fitted shelving, timber flooring, double doors to conservatory Conservatory Portland stone, double doors to rear garden Family Room Timber flooring, television point 1st Floor Bedroom 1 Double bedroom with fitted carpet, shuttered sliding sash windows and ceiling cornicing and views over the rear garden Bedroom 2 Double bedroom with fitted carpet, shuttered sliding sash windows and ceiling cornicing and views over Dublin Bay Bedroom 3 Single bedroom with fitted carpet, shuttered sliding sash windows and ceiling cornicing and views over Dublin Bay Bedroom 4 - Master Dual aspect double bedroom with fitted carpet, shuttered sliding sash windows and ceiling cornicing and views over the Dublin Bay and Bray Head. En-Suite Tiled floors, whb, wc, step in shower and wall mounted mirror with shaver light Bedroom 5 Single bedroom with fitted carpet, shuttered sliding sash window Family Bathroom Tiled floor, Wc, whb, bath with shower attachment and hot press Mews Accommodation: Entrance porch & Hall with under stairs storage Study Storage presses Shower Room Tiled floors, step in Triton T90z, part tiled walls, wc, whb, mirror medicine cabinet. Double Bedroom Sliding doors to courtyard 1st Floor Open plan kitchen / Living room Dual aspect open plan kitchen / living room with box bay window, pitched timber roof, beautiful views over Dalkey Island, timber flooring, stainless steel sink, Beko washing machine, Beko fridge, Hotpoint fridge / freezer. Directions: From Dalkey Village, travel south on Sorrento Road, turn right onto Knocknacree Road. Continue up and the entrance to Mount Salus is approx. half way up on the left hand side. Number 2 is located towards the end of the cul-de-sac.

Overall Floor Area:

343.6 Sq. Metres (c. 3698 Sq. Feet )


  • 5 bedroom property with stunning sea views
  • 343.59 Sq.m / 3,698.37 Sq.ft incl self-contained Mews
  • Spectacular views over Dublin Bay & Dalkey Island
  • Generous site of c.1.07 acres
  • South west rear gardens
  • Dalkey Village, DART station, Aircoach
  • Self-contained Mews
  • Exclusive residential address
  • Gas fired central heating

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Who to Contact

Darragh Brady

Lansdowne Partnership Estate Agents


01 6601922

085 8030932