Four properties on the market with views of water

Palermo dates from 1848 and is an impressive double-fronted, two-storey-over-basement detached house standing on an acre of beautiful gardens in Killiney.

The main house has 435sqm of living space and there is also a separate 71sqm mews house, originally the stable yard to the main house. On the entrance level, the drawing and dining rooms have large bay windows that look out over Killiney Bay. Also at this level are the study and kitchen, guest loo and utility room. Upstairs, there are four double bedrooms, with the main bedroom enjoying views that stretch from Howth to Bray Head. At garden level, there is a living room, utility/laundry room, bathroom, double bedroom, games room and storage rooms. 

Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 275 1000

FOR SALE: €750,000

14 Blakes Hill on Gentian Hill in Salthill, Galway city, is a five-bedroomed detached house with 360sqm of living space and panoramic views over Rusheen Bay. The house is located in a quiet cul de sac right on the seashore. The accommodation is laid out over three floors, with the main living space at first floor level to take advantage of the views. The house is described as being in need of modernisation, but already has some attractive features, including an integrated vacuum system, garage with roller door, large enclosed patio, decked balcony and elevated rear garden. The main bedroom is on the ground floor; there are four bedrooms on the second floor. Three of the bedrooms are en suite and there is a family bathroom.

Agent: DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard (091) 565 261

FOR SALE: €950,000

Riverhouse at Tisaxon Beg, near Kinsale, is a waterfront property on a site of 0.67 acres that has room to extend the existing house, subject to planning permission. The house faces south and currently has 127sqm of living space, including four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a new KUBE kitchen. The reception room has sliding doors out to a Liscannor stone patio that overlooks the river. The gardens, on a level site, are immaculate as well as completely private thanks to an abundance of mature trees, shrubs and hedging, and the house comes with a private slip with quay wall and mooring point. Kinsale is a five-minute drive away, and Cork city and the international airport are a further 20 minutes away.

Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (021) 427 3041

334a Clontarf Road may look like a Victorian property, but in fact the four-bedroom semi-detached house is of much more recent construction, and will appeal to buyers attracted to the period aesthetic and layout, yet preferring the comfort of a modern home. The house, which is in walk-in condition, has 237sqm of living space, a toasty B3 BER and magnificent views of Bull Island and the wooden bridge directly across the road and, in the distance, across Dublin Bay from Howth Head to the Wicklow Mountains. Off the hall there are two large interconnecting reception rooms, with the open plan kitchen, living and dining space running the width of the back of the house.

FOR SALE: €1.4m

Agent: Gallagher Quigley (01) 818 3000

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