Four on the market for under 500k in Dublin 4
A selection of four properties which you can buy for under €500,000 in much sought-after Dublin 4.
84 Pembroke Cottages
€450k Young's, (01) 497 5581
Isolda Road is named after the SS Isolda, that was bombed by a German plane in December 1940. She sank off the coast of Wexford with the loss of six lives. Number 1 Isolda Road is the first in a terrace of five three-storey houses, and is about 1,195 sq ft. It has four bedrooms - two on the first floor and two on the second floor. The ground floor has a living room at the front, and an eat-in kitchen at the back. There's a paved garden out the front and hedge-lined back, paved and with a shed and pedestrian access.
1 Isolda Road, Ringsend
€495k Bennetts, (01) 260 2520
Less than 200 metres from 84 Pembroke Cottages in Donnybrook, is the entrance to Herbert Park, where you can play tennis, croquet or bowls, feed the ducks or just wander along the 'native tree trail'. Pembroke Cottages is a terrace of cute red-brick houses, all tiny from the front but some extended at the back. Number 84 has been renovated and tastefully finished. It has two bedrooms, a living room (inside the front door), a bathroom and a kitchen with French doors to the paved garden, which faces west.
23 Park Court, Park Lane
€475k Felicity Fox, (01) 633 4431
It may be only 635 sq ft in size, but there's nothing poky about 23 Park Court in Sandymount, as there are only four main rooms in the house and they're all a comfortable size. The ground floor has a living room and an eat-in kitchen with French doors to the garden. The stairs are in the living room and take you up to two bedrooms and a shower room on the first floor. There's a paved and gravelled garden at the back and off-street parking out front. It's a 10-minute walk from Sandymount station, and 10 minutes from the strand.
4 Penrose Street, Ringsend
€450k Beirne & Wise, (01) 668 2268
Number 4 Penrose Street is less than half a kilometre from Grand Canal Dock station, and about two minutes from Shelbourne Park greyhound stadium. It's a terraced house with two bedrooms, and has been extended to 743 sq ft. The front door opens straight into the living room, where there's a fireplace and a spiral stairs. Behind that is a study, where double doors open to the skylit kitchen, opening to a paved back garden. The two bedrooms are on the first floor and the spiral stairs continues up to another room at attic level.