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Formula One icon Eddie Irvine flogs Dalkey mansion with hot tub and pool that Matt Damon fell in love with for £2.6m

FORMULA ONE legend Eddie Irvine has sold his plush Irish mansion for £2.6million.

Hollywood star Matt Damon is said to have fallen in love with the swanky pad complete with hot tub and swimming pool.

Eddie Irvine has sold this stunning mansion
The F1 icon has banked £2.6m for the pad

Hollywood start Matt Damon is said to have fallen in love with the house

Irvine, 55, finally found a buyer for the south Dublin mansion.

The County Down native had been looking for a buyer for the property for a number of years, according to the Belfast Telegraph.

And he finally offloaded the stunning mansion which overlooks the Irish capital in mid-April.

The new owner will be able to enjoy a games room with snooker and pool tables as well as a large timber decking area for barbeques.

Movie star Damon stayed at the house during lockdown last year and described his time in Ireland as ‘like a fairytale’.

The A-lister was full of praise for Dublin, saying: “It’s incredible, one of the most beautiful places we’ve ever been.”

Irvine made his name as a Formula 1 driver – competing between 1993 and 2002.

He famously lost out on the world title by just two points to Mika Hakkinen in 1999 but he did help Ferrari win the Constructor’s Championship that season.


The mansion boasts sprawling living spaces
The modern kitchen has space to cook and host guests
The swanky hot tub is done out in plush marble
The pad offers stunning views of Dublin
And it even has a dedicated snooker room
The modern exterior is an architectural marvel
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