Near to picturesque histortic villages of Dalkey, Killiney and Sandycove with beaches, forrests, parks and golf courses. Swimming, surfing, hiking, sailing, windsailing, surfing, beach walks, golfing, kayaking, paragliding and rock climbing you will not get bored. City cemtre 25 mins by train with Trinity college (book of kells), Guinness storehouse and Museum, Dublin Zoo and Phoenix park (largest park in any european city).
We love food and live near great restaurants cafes winebars and pubs. Pavillion theatre in Dun Laoghaire is 30/35 mins walk or 5 mins by car with plays, music and cinema. Stunning views from the seawalks and promenades and great cycle paths (called the metals) which are for cyclists only ensuring safety.
Within 40 mins, you can drive to beautiful Wicklow mountains and coastal towns of Wicklow like Greystones and Bray (20mins by car).