– Highly Desirable –
Dalkey is a highly desirable location, boasting some of Ireland’s most beautiful homes. A stroll around the area reveals stunning villas and mansions, many perched on the hillside with amazing coastal views.
A designated heritage town with its origins dating back to Norman times, the charm of Dalkey is undeniable.
The streetscape provides great variety and interest with many of the town’s buildings dating from the 19th century era, giving a very quaint feel.
– Vibrant Food –
From freshly baked bread to freshly caught fish, Dalkey has an exceptional range of Gourmet food shops and delicatessens offering fresh food daily.
Friendly cafes, supermarket, butchers, and fishmongers are all conveniently located in the heart of the village, meaning you don’t have to travel far to enjoy the fresh produce.
Supporting local is part of the Dalkey lifestyle, with pharmacies, shoe repairs, and dry cleaners all within walking distance to cater for your every need.
Dalkey is also renowned for its choice of excellent restaurants. Whether you just fancy a pint or a glass of a wine, a pizza or fine dining with family and friends you will be spoilt for choice.
– Great –
There are many highly regarded schools in the area including
- St. Patricks National Boys school,
- Loreto Dalkey,
- Holy Child Killiney
- and Castle Park.
The locality’s impeccable reputation for education allows for an element of comfort in knowing your child’s learning needs and future aspirations will be in safe hands.
– OUTSTANDING NATURAL –
A coastal town, Dalkey is surrounded by some of the most picturesque scenery in the country.
It has a stunning coastline which can be best appreciated along Coliemore, Vico and Sorento Roads with views over to Dalkey Island and across Dublin Bay to Howth and to the Sugar Loafs mountains of Wicklow.
If you are a swimmer or a sailor, there is a lot to do locally with numerous harbours and beaches. Take a dip at Hawk’s Cliff, Whites Bech or Collimore Harbour which also offers Kayaking, paddle boarding and boat trips to Dalkey Island.
Enjoy a walk-through Dillon’s Park or if you are feeling a bit more energic try any of the numerous walking trails up Dalkey and Killiney Hill. Coastal walks along Vico Road provide stunning views.
Dalkey’s coastal appeal is mirrored in surrounding areas. Nearby Dun Laoghaire offers leisurely strolls down the pier, as well as numerous yacht and sailing clubs.
Transport links are excellent with both DART or the regular bus service to the city and surrounding suburbs serving Dalkey. The Air coach also runs through Dalkey.
The N11/M11 and TheM50 motorway are easily accessed, and the city centre is approximately 12 km from Caldragh. Dublin Airport is approximately 25km.
Distances from Caldragh
- Killiney Hill -850m
- Dalkey Dart Station -1.4km
- Glenageary Dart Station-1.2km
- Dalkey Village- 1.7km
- Colimore Harbour- 2km
- Dun Laoghaire -3km
- St. Stephens Green -12km
- Dublin Airport -25km