Formula 1 icon Eddie Irvine whips the Dalkey mansion with jacuzzi and pool that Matt Damon fell in love with for £ 2.6 million

FORMULA ONE Legend Eddie Irvine sold his luxurious Irish mansion for £ 2.6 million.

Hollywood star Matt Damon reportedly fell in love with the chic pad, which comes with a hot tub and swimming pool, when he was there last year.

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Eddie Irvine has sold his stunning Irish mansion
The F1 symbol deposited £ 2.6 million for the pad

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The F1 symbol deposited £ 2.6 million for the padImage Credit: Getty – Contributor
Hollywood start Matt Damon is said to have fallen in love with the house

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Hollywood start Matt Damon is said to have fallen in love with the housePhoto credit: Getty

The 55-year-old Irvine finally found a buyer for the mansion in South Dublin.

The native County Down-American had been looking for a buyer for the property for several years, according to the Belfast Telegraph.

And in mid-April, he finally unloaded the stunning mansion overlooking the Irish capital.

The new owner can enjoy a games room with snooker and pool tables, as well as a large wooden deck area for grilling.

Movie star Damon stayed at the house during the lockdown last year, describing his time in Ireland as “like a fairy tale”.

The A-Lister was full of praise for Dublin and said, “It’s amazing, one of the most beautiful places we’ve been to.”

Irvine made a name for himself as a Formula 1 driver – between 1993 and 2002.

He lost the 1999 world title by just two points to Mika Hakkinen, despite helping Ferrari win the constructors’ championship that season.

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The mansion has spacious living spaces

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The mansion has spacious living spaces
The modern kitchen offers space for cooking and for guests

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The modern kitchen offers space for cooking and for guests
The sophisticated whirlpool is made of fine marble

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The sophisticated whirlpool is made of fine marble
The pad offers a breathtaking view of Dublin

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The pad offers a breathtaking view of Dublin
And it even has its own snooker room

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And it even has its own snooker room
The modern exterior is an architectural marvel

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The modern exterior is an architectural marvel
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The Irishman retired from Formula 1 in 2002, but had built up a huge real estate portfolio in competition.

Irvine recently sold a number of properties in the exclusive Venetian Islands area of ​​Miami, Florida.

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