Houses for Sale in Sandycove

Local Area Guide

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Sandycove is a delightful seaside town located 13.8km south east of Dublin’s city centre. It is about a 40-minute drive by car via the R118 Motorway. The DART and a number of Dublin Bus routes primarily service the area. Sandycove is a popular resort as it is in close proximity to both the city centre and neighbouring villages.

Property Types:

Sandycove is rich in traditional architecture and old-world character. Homes reflect the town’s literary past, and structures are fashioned in James Joyce style. Residences enjoy fantastic views of a picturesque sea, beautiful Dublin Mountains, blossoming gardens, leafy terraces, verdant parkland, manicured landscaping and ponds, mature trees, the glistening Dublin Bay, and private acreage.

Many homes are situated near the attractive village centre and the sea, making Sandycove a scenic walking town. Home styles are Period inspired, and one can expect to find styles of Victorian, Edwardian, Georgian, Tudor, cottage, modern, Mansion, Estate, and contemporary.

Newly constructed and refurbished homes are outfitted in modern amenities, luxurious décor, spacious living areas, and energy efficient technology.



Sandycove is equipped with a few local retail and convenience stores, but it is in close proximity to larger retail shopping, such as Dun Laoghaire Shopping Centre, Leopardstown Shopping Centre, and Bloomfield Shopping Centre, to name a few.

Sandycove has several delicious restaurants, cafes, and pubs, many of which serve catch-of-the-day specials. The town is notable for its beautiful seaside recreational and leisure activities. Walking and picnicking trails are plentiful, and a green area allows for extensive views to Howth. Sandycove beaches stretch from the 40 Foot down to Dun Laoghaire Pier.

Sporting activities include sailing, swimming, kayaking, boating, Sandycove Tennis & Squash Club, hiking, and cycling.


Sandycove is a small, community-oriented town with several primary and secondary schools. The town is notable for its academic excellence and parent participation. Sandycove school awards include Neighbourhood Awards, Universal Design Grand Challenge Student Awards, and Young Social Innovators Awards.

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