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8 Maretimo Road, Blackrock, County Dublin

Semi-detached House

Sale Agreed




156 sq.m.

146.75 kWh/m2/yr



A94 E1C5


Janet Carroll Estate Agents are delighted to offer number 8, Maretimo Road c.155.6sqm/1674.8sqft, for sale by Private Treaty. This exceptionally stunning home, built circa 1935, has recently undergone extensive and complete refurbishment, including the addition of a large extension. The renovation work was completed to the highest standard resulting in a very comfortable and highly efficient B3 energy rated home. The result is a spectacular blending of the old-world features with the latest home technology innovations, which is visible throughout.

Maretimo Road is perfectly nestled in the heart of Blackrock, on the outskirts of the village, set in a safe and serene cul-de-sac of only 12 mature family homes. Number 8 is also a very practical home with 4 well-proportioned bedrooms, a large family Kitchen/Dining Room/Sun Room and an attic room with full staircase access.

Blackrock is a very well serviced, mature, quaint, seaside location with mature residential roadways. Its historic marine location will appeal to many. There is an abundance of amenities right on your door step including boutique coffee shops, Michelin star restaurants, eateries, clothes shops, pubs, libraries and the newly announced School of Rock for budding musicians.

This home offers a high quality lifestyle, second to none. For house hunters looking for a turnkey, high energy, modern home, it doesn't get any better!!

Viewing is highly recommended.


- Mature low density location
- Extensively refurbished and extended throughout
- French Smoked Oak flooring on the ground floor
- New black soffit and facia, downpipes and gutters
- Externally thermal wrapped
- c. 155.6sqm/1674.8 sqft
- B3 Energy rating
- Double glazed windows, with white venetian blinds.
- CAT 6 cabling throughout and Fibre Broadband available
- Fully rewired and replumbed
- Bespoke kitchen and built in wardrobes
- Upgraded gas fired central heating with Worcester combi boiler
- Security alarm
- South westerly rear garden
- Gated Off street parking
- Views of Dublin Bay from the attic room
- Unrivalled marine residential location with many amenities close by including Seafront walks and bathing areas
- On the DART line, 3-minute stroll of Blackrock Park through the pedestrian entrance by the DART, ideal for runners
- New bicycle lanes to Dun Laoghaire, UCD and the city
- No management fees
- Close to the newly refurbished Blackrock Carnegie Library and College of Further Education
- Stroll of R.C. Church and a short walk to Anglican Church on Carysfort Avenue
- On the doorstep of two recently upgraded shopping centres
- Close to a host of coffee shops and a growing amount of new eateries
- Superb choice of doctors' surgeries, dentists, beauty salons, hairdressers, choice of takeout food outlets and great selection of pubs and eateries


Porch: c. 2.57m x 0.65m

PVC double glazed porch door with original Terrazzo floor, coat racks, beautiful original large front door with glass inset. A great space that is both warm and secure.

Entrance Hall: c. 3.23m x 2.57m

Wood-finished floor and access to understairs storage via pull out drawer units. Period panelled original doors.

Living Room: c. 4.16m x 3.23m – measured into the bay (max)

At the front of this quiet road, the double glazed windows created a sense of calmness and light whilst the neatly positioned mature hedge outside allows for a heightened sense of privacy. This room retains it's original decorative picture rail and cornicing and has a white marble fireplace with wood stove and fully lined chimney. Helen Turkington inspired design. The existing 1935 doors have been retained and carefully restored.

Kitchen/Dining Room/Sun Room: c.6.96m x 6.17m

The open plan kitchen/dining space has an eco-interiors fitted kitchen wall and floor units. Double stainless steel sink with mixer taps. Filter water tap. Siemens combi oven plus conventional oven. Zanussi induction hob. Extractor fan. Design Link dishwasher. Electrolux fridge freezer. Oak flooring throughout. Recessed lighting. Breakfast bar island with intergrated storage presses.

Off this area, wooden steps lead to a sun trap, architecturally designed with a large roof light. Double glazed patio door leads to the rear garden.

Utility Room: c. 2.43m x 0.95m

Superb utility room with sliding door concealing the washing machine and the dryer and storage space.

WC & Shower Room: c. 2.67m x 1.80m

Tiled floor with modern ‘wet room' style shower. Wash hand basin and WC. Fitted vanity mirror and heated electric towel rail.

Bedroom 4 / Study c. 2.96m x 2.20m

Currently in use as a home office. Located to the front of the property in a secluded area of the home. Excellent light with a large skylight which can be opened. Ideal for those conference calls!!


Door to a linen store with radiator.

Bedroom 1: c. 3.80m x 3.60m

Great sized room. Fitted wall to wall built in wardrobes. It has a beautiful view of the landscape of the historic town of Blackrock. The local church sits beautifully in silhouette with the surrounding homes in the area.

Bedroom 2: c. 4.24m x 3.60m

Large double bedroom with a bay window to the front of the . Custom made built in wardrobes incorporating drawers and shelves

Bedroom 3: c. 2.13m x 2.63m

A perfect single bedroom or potential study that has lovely light.

Bathroom: c. 3.63m x 2.63m

This good size bathroom comes complete with WC, wash hand basin and bath with shower attachment. Step in shower cubicle. Heated towel radiator. Tiled walls and floor. Panelled walls. Recessed lighting.


A full staircase leads to the second floor/attic conversion.

Attic Room: c. 4.46m x 4.83m

The original hipped roof was redesigned to a gable type to facilitate an attic conversion complete with 2 velux windows to the front and a dormer window complete with custom made louvered shutters and velux to the rear. The attic room contains a spacious room with en suite shower room.
There is storage in the floored out eves (lighted) accessed via custom made build in wardrobes running the length of the room. There is a view of Dublin Bay from the attic and the infamous red and white stacks at poolbeg. View of the local church and Carnegie library. A staircase leads to the attic room from the first floor level.
En Suite: c. 1.47m x 2.46m

BER Number: 103567863
Energy Performance Indicator: 146.75 kWh/m2/yr


The front of the property is gated with ample room for parking 2/3 cars with nicely set mature portuguese laurel hedging that provides excellent privacy.
This property benefits from being in a cul de sac which creates that sense of calm and quiet whilst still being so central to Blackrock village.

To the rear of the property is a bright garden that has a wonderful aspect, allowing it to bask in the coastal sunshine throughout the day. The garden is surrounded with bamboo planting. Granite paving and a small bespoke shed complete the rear of the house.


On foot - From the centre of Blackrock Village walk towards the library on the same side as Bank of Ireland and Adams Auction House and continue as if heading towards the Coast Road. You will pass the Blackrock Further Education Institute (BFEI) and the library on your left and continue approximately 500 metres. Maretimo Road will be on your right hand side.

Driving - Continue on the Rock Road towards Frascati Road, passing Frank Keane BMW on the left. At the next traffic light, turn left onto Newtown Avenue. Continue straight as if heading back towards Blackrock Village. Continue along this road for approximately 500m and then turn left onto Maretimo Road. The destination will be on the right.

Alternatively, Google search Eircode A94 E1C5 from your current location.


Viewing highly recommended. By appointment with Janet Carroll at 01 2882020 or Email


Offer is to be sent by email to


Janet Carroll Estate Agents for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are, give notice that: - (i) The particulars are set out as a general outline for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees, and do not constitute part of, an offer or contract. (ii) All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and any other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. (iii) No person in the employment of Janet Carroll Estate Agents has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

PSRA Licence Number: 003434


Primary schools:

- Carysfort National School, Convent Road (Roman Catholic)
- Guardian Angels, Newtownpark Avenue (Roman Catholic)
- International School of Dublin, Temple Road (non-denominational)
- Willow Park, Rock Road (Roman Catholic)
- St. Augustine's, Obelisk Park (Roman Catholic)
- All Saints, Carysfort Avenue (Church of Ireland)
- Booterstown National School, Cross Avenue (Church of Ireland)
- Our Lady of Mercy National School, Rosemount Avenue (Roman Catholic)

Secondary schools:

- Blackrock College, Rock Road (Roman Catholic)
- Blackrock Educate Together Secondary School, Newtownpark Avenue
- Dominican College Sion Hill, Cross Avenue (Roman Catholic)
- Newpark Comprehensive School, Newtownpark Avenue (Church of Ireland)
- Newpark Music School, Newtownpark Avenue
- St. Andrew's College, Booterstown Avenue (Inter-Denominational)

Third level Colleges:

- Carysfort College was a large teacher training college in the area until its closure in 1988
- Froebel College of Education, Cross Avenue is one of the 5 major Teacher Training Colleges in Ireland. (Moved to NUI Maynooth campus in 2013)
- Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business is a business school of UCD that occupy the old buildings of Carysfort College
- Newpark Music Jazz School, Newtownpark Avenue
- Progressive College, Carysfort Avenue and UCD Blackrock Campus, specialises in the provision of a range of childcare and healthcare courses.[33]
- Blackrock Further Education Institute, located in the centre of Blackrock since 2015, following a re-location of Senior College Dun Laoghaire


- All Saints, Carysfort Avenue (Church of Ireland)
- Church of the Guardian Angels, Newtownpark Avenue (Roman Catholic)
- St. Andrew's, Mount Merrion Avenue (Presbyterian)
- St. John the Baptist, Blackrock (Roman Catholic)
- St. Philip and St. James, Cross Avenue, (Church of Ireland)


Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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