Four on the market: in Ranelagh, Dublin 6
A selection of four properties currently available to buy in the ever-popular Ranelagh.
26 Northbrook Road
€1.5m Lisney Leeson Street, (01) 638 2700
Number 26 is what estate agents call a blank canvas. It's a former nursing home in reasonably good order that's now ready to be turned back into a family home. It offers 5,091 sq ft of accommodation on three storeys, with a four-storey rear return, and a lift. The hall level has three reception rooms, while the garden level has two more receptions plus a conservatory and kitchen. The seven bedrooms are on the floors above. There's a lawned back garden with pedestrian access, and St Stephen's Green is about a kilometre away.
14 Westmoreland Park
€795k DNG Central, (01) 679 4088
About five minutes' walk from the Luas stop in Ranelagh is this semi-detached house, built in the 1980s and recently extended to 1,489 sq ft. It has four bedrooms, and the master bedroom is en suite. Downstairs is a living room with a solid-fuel stove, and an open-plan kitchen, dining room and family room with doors to the garden. The main bathroom is upstairs with a guest toilet downstairs. There's parking for two cars on the front drive, and the back garden is mostly paved with some flowerbeds and climbers.
5 Anna Villa
€675k Sherry Fitzgerald, Ranelagh (01) 496 9909
One of a pair of period cottages just off Ranelagh's main street, Number 5 was extended and renovated in 2007, and now has three bedrooms and measures 1,075 sq ft, and there's a still unconverted attic. Set well back from the road behind wooden electric gates, it has a 47ft garden with a lawn and patio, and space for off-street parking. The ground floor has a living room with a fireplace, and a kitchen with a utility room off it. There's also a shower room on this floor, with the bathroom upstairs where the three bedrooms are.
18 Anneslely Park
€795k Felicity Fox, (01) 633 4431
Annesley Park is a little way south of Ranelagh village, about three minutes' walk from the Beechwood Luas stop. Number 18 is a three-bed, semi-detached cottage and, although it looks tiny from the front, its floor area is 1,238 sq ft. That includes a good-sized, ground floor reception room, with steps leading down to a garden-level living room, kitchen and bathroom. The first floor has three bedrooms, though the third can be reached only by going through the second. There's a small front lawn and a 64ft back garden.