“Siavonga”, Ballyhavil Lane, Skerries, County Dublin

  • Size

    380 m²

  • Bedrooms

    6 beds

Ber B3


An exceptional modern residence with superb views over Skerries Bay and the Irish Sea to the Mourne Mountains.
C.0.27 hectare (0.66 acres) site enjoying an outstanding setting just outside the picturesque town of Skerries and only 30km from Dublin city centre.



Siavonga is a very well-designed family home and takes full advantage of its surroundings, with sweeping panoramic 360 degree views. To the north and east there are amazing views of the Irish Sea and the islands and town of Skerries, and to the south and west there are magnificent country views over rolling tillage lands. There are not many places in the world that command views like those from Siavonga.


Skerries is a coastal town, just north of Dublin, on the rugged Fingal coast.
The town is a regular award winner in the National Tidy Town competition, having won the won the overall prize in 2016, and was second in the 2011 Best Place to Live in Ireland Awards.
Originally a fishing port, Skerries is now a leisure centre and commuter town and one brimming with activities and amenities. It also boasts of two of the finest beaches on the east coast of Ireland.
The name comes from the Norse words “skere” and “ey” which has been rendered in the Irish language “Na Sceiré” which means rocky islands.

Local sports clubs include Skerries Harps GAA (the local Gaelic Athletic Association club), Skerries Town Football Club (an association football (soccer) club), Skerries RFC (the area’s rugby union club), Skerries Sailing Club, which is located by the harbour, and is the home to a dinghy and cruiser fleet. The town also hosts the annual Skerries 100 and Killalane motorcycle races.

The buzzing town centre is home to a wide variety shops, cafes and restaurants. There is a regular commuter train from Skerries to Dublin offering fast access to Dublin City Centre and connects with Luas and Dart services. The MI, M50, Dublin Airport and Swords can all be reached in a 10 – 20 minute drive and Belfast in just 1 1/2 hours.

Dublin City Centre | 18 miles / 30 km
Dublin International Airport | 13 miles / 22 km
Skerries Centre | 1.1 mile / 1.75 Km
Rush | 2.5 miles / 4 km
Balbriggan | 4 miles / 6.6 km
Malahide | 14 miles / 22.7 km
Drogheda | 18 miles / 30 km
All distances are approximate.
The house is very bright and spacious with an abundance of windows that take advantage of the views from all angles. The entrance hall is at the heart of the house with access to all areas from here. To the front there is an excellent gym with Junkers flooring and dual elevations. This could easily be used as a home office with lots of bright space. The dining room that is just off the hall also is finished with Junkers flooring and vaulted ceilings with velux windows letting light flow down from above. The kitchen is bright and your eye is immediately drawn to the amazing views out the north east facing window. The kitchen is finished with Amtico flooring, recessed lighting and has plenty of storage. To the rear of the house there is a superb living room for everyday use which doubles as an excellent entertaining room with a patio door leading to the decked patio area. There are 5 bedrooms to the southern side of the residence that are easily maintained. The downstairs is completed by two fully tiled bathrooms, one with a steam shower cabin, and a very practical utility/laundry room with patio door giving easy access to the back garden.

The first floor is just as impressive as the ground floor with bright spaces for all the family. To the front of the house there is a large master bedroom with dual aspect views. The bathroom is very large and is fully tiled with double shower, bath, sink, w.c and w.h.b. There is also a study with carpet flooring that is a quite space in the house. To the rear is a fantastic family room that the whole family can enjoy anytime of the year. This large room commands strikingly spectacular views.


The residence has been designed superbly linking the house seamlessly with the gardens and grounds, particularly to the north of the house where the site takes advantage of the magnificent views. The residence is in the centre of the site and is well landscaped with lovely paving making it very easy to maintain. The large patio area to the rear is secluded and enclosed while decked barbeque area to the front of the house overlooks the sea and islands. There is also a detached garage for storage also.


SERVICES | 3 phase mains electricity (with separate day and night meters), full alarm system, WiFi, telephone, modern oil fired central heating, main line sewage connection.

BER: B3 | BER Number: 113216469 | EPI: 148.84 kWh/m²/yr

SALE METHOD | Private Treaty.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS | All carpets, curtains and blinds, any integrated items and light fittings are included in the sale.

TENURE & POSSESSION | The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession being given at the closing of sale.

Exceptional views of the sea and islands of Shenick, Saint Patrick, Colt, and of Rockabill Lighthouse.
Bright spacious accommodation in superb condition extending to c.380sq m/4090sq ft metres and capitalising on the views in every direction.
Elevated level site c..66 acres/2700 sq m with areas to indulge the magnificent views as well as private sheltered gardens.
Close to and overlooking town of Skerries with exceptional range of amenities and services available locally.
15 to 20 minutes drive of Dublin Airport, M50, M1 and Swords.
Rail link to Dublin city centre connecting with Dart and Luas service.
Viewing BY APPOINTMENT ONLY this Sat 29 August

BER Details
BER: B3 BER No.113216469 Energy Performance Indicator:148.84 kWh/m²/yr


"Siavonga", Ballyhavil Lane, Skerries, County Dublin

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