Where the park meets the sea
Enjoy the best of the outdoors at Skylark, the next phase of the acclaimed St. Marnock Bay development in beautiful Portmarnock, on the North Dublin coastline. Comprising a mix of 3 & 4 bedroom homes, Skylark is adjacent to a wonderful new green space, Skylark Park, which, upon completion, will extend to three acres of beautiful parkland for families to enjoy. Park or beach? This will be the daily question for families living in this convenient location with second-to-none transport links and amenities.
Sky above, sand below, peace within – you are home
Skylark is located in Portmarnock, a well-established scenic village on the North Dublin coastline, between the popular areas of Malahide and Howth. Residents in Skylark can enjoy the inclusion of a local centre extending to 440 square metres, as well as Skylark Park and an array of excellent local amenities.
Portmarnock is the perfect location for a healthy lifestyle, as it’s home to many well-established sports clubs and facilities, two world-class golf clubs, and the famous white sands of Portmarnock beach – all just a short walk from your front door.
A location perfect for families
Skylark is ideally located for families of all ages. Two well-established primary schools are located in the immediate area, St Marnock’s and St Helen’s, as well as a highly regarded secondary school, Portmarnock Community School. The neighbouring villages of Howth and Malahide offer many more options, while several bus routes and the DART rail service, available at Portmarnock station, ensures that lots of other excellent Dublin schools are easily accessed from Portmarnock.
Local amenities, including supermarkets, sports clubs and leisure facilities, are plentiful in Portmarnock. Lidl and Dunnes Stores are both located in Portmarnock itself, while Super Valu and Tesco are a short drive away. For some proper retail therapy, Dublin City Centre is just 30 minutes away via the fast and convenient DART rail service.
For sports enthusiasts, Skylark is the perfect location. GAA, football, tennis, squash and rugby clubs are all well established in the area, while Portmarnock Sports & Leisure Club, which includes a swimming pool, gym and variety of sports facilities, is just up the road. Golf is particularly popular, with two famous courses in the area, the Bernard Langer-designed course at the Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links and the world-class course at Portmarnock Golf Club. Alternatively, make the most of the great outdoors with the brand-new coastal cycle track between Portmarnock and Baldoyle.
Days out made perfect
Skylark residents won’t need to travel far for memorable days out. Malahide Castle and Gardens, which boasts 260 acres of parkland, is a five-minute drive away, and offers many attractions including a fairy trail, butterfly house, extensive playground and Avoca café. Or take the short trip to Howth for the wonderful cliff walk, which stretches all around the Howth peninsula to Sutton. Boat trips around Ireland’s Eye and beyond are also accessed from this scenic fishing village, just off the popular Howth Pier.
If great restaurants and memorable evenings are more to your liking, there’s plenty to enjoy in the immediate area. Portmarnock itself is home to many popular pubs, cafés and restaurants, including McHughs Wine & Dine and the Jameson Bar in the Portmarnock Hotel & Links, while the neighbouring Malahide village offers a huge selection of options including Sale E Pepe, Avoca, Gourmet Food Parlour, The Greedy Goose and Gibney’s. Reward yourself after completing the cliff walk in Howth with a seafood feast at one of the many restaurants along the West Pier, including The Oar House, Crabby Joe, Octapussy’s and Aqua.
Get to where you want – fast
Skylark is the perfect choice for people who don’t want to waste their time commuting when they can be enjoying the wonderful lifestyle that Portmarnock offers. The development is adjacent to Portmarnock DART station, which offers a fast and regular rail service to Dublin City Centre and beyond. Many bus routes also serve Portmarnock, including the popular and regular 32 and 42 Dublin Buses.
For those who need to travel further, the M50/M1 interchange is just a 10-minute drive away; from there, motorists can access many of Ireland’s main national roads, as well as Dublin Airport, which is only 10km from Portmarnock.