4 of a kind: Four-bed Detacheds in North Dublin
Rowan, 1 St Margaret's Avenue, Raheny, Dublin 5, €825,000
Four similar properties in North Dublin
Right in Raheny
As bright and shiny as a new pin, Rowan will appeal to buyers on the hunt for a stylish detached property within easy reach of the city centre that is in walk-in condition, with all the hard work of refurbishment and modernisation having already been done - and by someone who knew what they were about.
This is a property that ticks all the boxes for comfortable, contemporary living with a layout configured to suit a family. The focal point of the house is the enormous open plan kitchen/dining/family room overlooking the south-facing back garden. The kitchen is by Allmilmo, with cream cabinets and units, a centre island that can be used as a breakfast bar and Gaggenau appliances. The same units are used in the utility room. Off the dining area is a separate reception room that can be used as a study or playroom, overlooking the southwest-facing patio area. To the front of the house is a spacious living room with bay window. One of the bedrooms is at ground-floor level and has its own en suite shower room. Upstairs there are three large double bedrooms, with a fifth bedroom/study and the family bathroom. The master bedroom has a walk-in dressing room and en suite shower.
In terms of schools, there is a choice of boys' and girls' primary and secondary schools and an Educate Together national school in the immediate locality. Rowan is also within easy reach of local shops, supermarkets and numerous sports clubs.
Located close to the promenade, the location is also ideal for dog-walkers and runners and transport links into the city centre via Dart and bus are good. The garden has plenty of room for swings, tree houses, slides and trampolines and is nicely secluded with hedges on each side. The patio area has been designed with outdoor entertaining in mind, so if prospective purchasers move quickly, they might take up residence in time to make the most of the summer sunshine and host a few barbecues There is a side entrance and off street parking for up to four cars.
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 839 4022
Bang in Baldoyle
110 Grange Road in Baldoyle, Dublin 13, is a detached double-fronted property with 130sqm of living space. The area is mature, and conveniently located close to Baldoyle village, shops, schools, bus routes, the Dart, the M50 and the coast. The agents say that the property has been well maintained and extended over the years by its current owners. Downstairs, there is a lounge, kitchen/dining room, study and conservatory with sliding doors out to the back garden, plus a guest lavatory. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms, three with built-in wardrobes and a shower room. Double-glazing and off-street parking.
Agent: Flynn & Associates (01) 831 8311
Close to Clontarf
Knights Bridge is a small gated community of 27 homes located just off Castle Avenue in Clontarf, built within the original grounds of Clontarf Castle. No 24 has been recently modernised and redecorated in a fashionable neutral palette, with new carpets, walnut floors, blinds and curtains. The smart walnut kitchen has polished stone counter tops, an island unit and integrated appliances, while the living/dining room has an open fireplace and patio doors out to the private walled garden. Upstairs, two of the bedrooms are en suite and there is a family bathroom. Outside, there is a low-maintenance garden.
Agent: Gallagher Quigley (01) 818 3000
Beside the Botanic
9 St Mobhi Road is within walking distance of DCU, the Botanic Gardens and the Bon Secours Hospital and has 120sqm of living space with the potential to extend to the side and rear if more space is required. The agents describe the property as a blank canvas, waiting for a purchaser to put their individual stamp on it. As currently configured, the downstairs accommodation consists of a sitting room with sliding doors to the dining room, plus a kitchen and utility area. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms, lavatory and a separate bathroom, while outside there is a garage and west-facing rear garden.
Agent: Mason Estates (01) 901 4359