20 Shandon Park, Monkstown, Co. Dublin

  • Size

    223 m²

  • Bedrooms

    5 beds

Ber C2


Janet Carroll is delighted to offer Seaview, 20 Shandon Park, Monkstown/Blackrock, for sale by private treaty. This is truly a unique home for people who love property with character. Deceptively spacious c. 223sqm/2403sq the refurbishment and extension was designed by an architect. This resulted in a splendid bespoke bright home with lots of footprint on the ground floor. Presented in turnkey condition throughout, it has all the finishes one would expect of such a splendid property.

The location is super prime. Minutes to the seafront and the DART at Seapoint station this area has all the amenities most wish for. The house is set back from the main road on a corner site it has amazing skyline which adds to the brightness of the interiors. It enjoys an elevated site and from one of the bedrooms there is a sea view.

As far as lifestyle goes Monkstown/Blackrock is a thriving and bustling locale that has attracted abundant of top-quality eateries, with Avoca and Cinnamon cafe are two fine examples. Numerous exclusive boutiques and high-end grocery shops. Monkstown is in very high demand as an area due to its exclusivity, close proximity to the coast, the yacht clubs and a very short stroll to the DART stop in Salthill. Blackrock has become the new go to village’ with many new amenities including two shopping centres. The recent addition of designated cycle lanes in this area has hugely added to the appeal for many.

Viewing is strictly by appointment.

– Superb prime residential location
– Turnkey condition throughout
– C. 223.2 sqm/ 2403 sqft
– Fully extended and renovated circa 2016
– Stunning architecturally designed features
– 5 Bedrooms
– Feature flooring
– 2 separate alarms between the two spaces
– High specification CCTV system for additional security
– Adjoining spaces that can be separated for rental or extended family
– Off street parking
– Mature residential setting
– Swimmer’s delight at Seapoint Martello Tower 5 minutes’ walk
– Catchment area for excellent schools
– Stroll to both Monkstown and Blackrock villages
– Stroll to the DART
– Close to the sea with many Sailing Clubs in the area


– Gaelscoil, Scoil Lorcáin
– Hollypark National School
– Guardian Angels National School
– Monkstown Educate Together National School
– Willow Park Junior School
– CBC Monkstown Park
– Blackrock College
– St Michael’s College
– Coláiste Íosagáin and Coláiste Eoin
– Dominican College, Sion Hill
– St. Andrew’s International School
– Newpark Comprehensive School
– Large choice of crèches and Montessori schools


Entrance Hall: c. 6.74m x 4.32m

This is a light filled space that is superbly set to maximise light and create a welcoming tone. Solid wooden floor and recessed lighting.

A special mention must go to the study area set at the base of the architectural staircase. It currently houses a magnificent sculpture and a vintage writing desk. This gives an idea of how this bright space can be used for a number of purposes.

Living Room (Left of the Front Door): c. 4.86m x 4.07m (max)

This room has a multitude of windows for natural light, a solid fuel open fireplace with original brass surround. Ornate tiling provides for a classic feel to both the fireplace and the room itself.

Dining/Family Room (Beside Kitchen 1): c. 3.86m x 3.85m (max)

Fitted carpet, window for natural light and fitted blackout blinds (included in the sale).

Kitchen 1: c. 3.18m x 6.65m

This is one of two kitchens in this special residence and it is set out in a clever L shape to encompass the courtyard. Solid wooden flooring leads to a tiled finish in the kitchen workspace. It is a marriage of classic and contemporary styling. A skylight is smartly positioned to provide added ventilation and natural light. Beko double oven, Schoot Ceran induction hob and LG washing machine. Wall and floor units are perfect for storage. The boiler is set in the corner of this room. A glass panel door leads to the private courtyard which is accessible from various points in the property.

Bathroom 1: c. 2.54m x 2.35m (max)

Fully tiled wall and floor, bath and a separate step in shower with Triton power shower. Frosted windows, w/c, wash hand basin and fitted mirror.



Architect designed feature staircase and an access to the attic.

Bathroom 2: c. 2.58m x 2.02m (max)

Careful thought has been put into each room, and the bathrooms are no different. Concealed cistern with wall hung basin, contrast black and white floor tiling, shower with mains supply, tiled walls and an extractor fan.

Bedroom 1: c. 2.67m x 3.31m

This is currently in use as an art studio but is perfectly proportioned as a bedroom. Eaves storage runs the length of the top floor. A window provides natural light. The current vendors have a telescope to look out to the ocean. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2: c. 3.54m x 3.31m

Painted solid wood floor, window and clever eaves storage that runs through the length of the wall. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3: c. 2.48m x 4.74m

Set to the front of the house, this double bedroom oozes comfort and warmth, with wooden floor and clever eaves storage for hidden functionality. This area also houses the high-tech CCTV security system. Fitted carpet.


Inner Hallway: c. 2.62m x 7.46m (max)

This new ‘wing’ benefits from a separate front door but can be accessed via the inside of the original house.

Upon entering you are met with a beautiful view of the central courtyard, a calming space that is all your own. Solid white oak wide set floors add a sense of elegance and a beautiful feature in this property. Another special feature is fitted bookshelf that frames the space and adds a wonderful texture to the hall.

Closet 1:

Houses the alarm and separately wired fuse box. Additional space for storage.

Living Room/Library/Reading Room: c. 4.63m x 5.64m

This is set to the front of the house and has a simply breath-taking layout. This room is brightened with expansive double glazed wraparound windows that welcomes natural light inside. The current vendors have had over 8,000 books in their personal collection and one can sense how important literature is to them. This room is framed by two fitted bookshelves. A standalone stove is almost a feature in itself and blends the old-world and the new sublimely. The solid white oak floor is continued in this room. A bench style sill sits alongside the windows and is currently used to showcase sculptures but would also suit for seating. Recessed lighting and a skylight complete the beautiful picture.

Guest WC:

Tiled wall and floor, concealed cistern with wall hung basin. Cleverly fitted vanity mirror and cabinet with storage. This almost triangular space, although simple is cleverly designed and in keeping with the style of the home.

Closet 2 (End of Hallway):

Recessed lighting and room for the coat collection!

Kitchen 2: c. 7.39m x 3.51m

This property has been sublimely thought through and it most certainly shows in the second kitchen. Being the second of two kitchens affords the new owner versatility in terms of workspace and potential rental if they so wished. One is immediately struck with the contrast of cool, sleek stainless-steel wall and floor units, set on the backdrop of warming white oak floors. A fitted bookshelf is further evidence of the love of literature that flows in this superb residence. Windows on both sides of the room and a skylight cascade natural light into this space. Glass doors provide access to not one but two courtyards on either side. Recessed lighting, Normende oven, induction hob, stainless steel sink and mixer taps. This stunning kitchen is a triumph in both function and form.

Utility Room:

Contrast tiling, boiler (1 of 2 in the properties), recessed lighting, Powerpoint fridge and Hotpoint washer and dryer (included in the sale).

Bedroom 4: c. 3.10m x 3.88m

The elegantly set solid white oak floor continues into this room. A window looking out into rear courtyard and brings in natural light.


Bedroom 5 (Main): c. 3.08m x 3.62m

This spacious main bedroom is set on its own floor in the ‘new wing’, with a sea view. Once again, you are led to this room via a specifically styled feature staircase that matches the other one. Fitted carpet, dual aspect light, wall to wall fitted wardrobes and recessed lighting. This is a calming space that is no doubt an oasis of tranquillity, all on its own.


One is immediately struck by the contemporary tiling that frames this space perfectly. Bath with both mains and a Triton power shower, heated towel rail, concealed cistern with wall hung basin, wash hand basin and fitted vanity unit. A cleverly placed frosted window provides natural light and privacy.


To the front of the property there is currently room for two cars with potential for more. On street parking is also available. There is grass area set to the left that is walled but may be reconfigured for parking if one so wished. To the right-hand side there is a mature lawn that sets the house back from the main road for additional privacy.

In the centre of this home there are two strategically built courtyards. One of which is accessible via multiple doors. They are set in a neat patio arrangement with room for planting. The other is set to the side of the new wing and accessible via the second kitchen. Both spaces are quiet, private and simply superb additions to this special residence.


If travelling from Temple Road continue past the Frank Keane garage (keeping it on your left). At the second set of lights take the left turn onto Monkstown Road. Contiune on this road for approximately 400 metres and number 20 Shandon Park is on the right-hand side. The entrance to Shandon Park is opposite the top of Alma Road. Viewers would kindly be asked to park on Alma Road for viewings (Please note Alma Road is pay parking).


BER Details
BER No:107390973 EPI:197.18 kWh/m2/yr


20 Shandon Park, Monkstown, Co. Dublin

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