Four on the market: Period homes in Clontarf
A choice of four period homes currently for sale close to Dublin Bay.
104 St Lawrence Road, D3
€935k Gunne Fairview, (01) 833 5844
This Victorian terraced house is in good condition and has four bedrooms and two reception rooms. At the front is a sitting room with a bay window, and double doors to the dining room behind it. At the back of the house, jutting into the garden, is the kitchen, and there's a downstairs shower room too. All the bedrooms are on the first floor, plus a bathroom, and there's an attic with skylights. Total floor space is 1,798 sq ft. There's a lawned garden at the front, and a rear, spilt-level garden, with parking in a double garage.
286 Clontarf Road, D3
€920k Gallagher Quigley, (01) 818 3000
The occupants of this 2,000 sq ft house will have breathed a sigh of relief last week at news that the Poolbeg chimneys are to stay. The property overlooks Dublin Bay, with clear views of the landmark. On the ground floor is a bay-windowed drawing room and a dining room, both with marble fireplaces. There are steps down to the rear ground level, where there's a sitting room, kitchen and utility.Upstairs are five bedrooms, all with original fireplaces, and a bathroom and separate toilet. There's an 80ft back garden and a garage.
38 Copeland Avenue, D3
€595k DNG Fairview (01) 833 1802
This house needs modernising, but still has many period features including high ceilings, fireplaces and stained glass. A three-bed semi-detached, measuring 1,432 sq ft, it has enough room to extend into the back garden, or you could convert the attic. The ground floor has two reception rooms, both with fireplaces, linked by double doors. The kitchen is quite small, at around 11ft square, and there's a shower room on this level. The first-floor return has a bathroom and separate toilet, with three bedrooms on the first floor proper.
83 Hollybrook Road, D3
€890k Gunne Fairview, (01) 833 5844
Restored in the past five years, this three-bedroom, red-brick terrace is just off Clontarf Road. The ground floor has a kitchen with original floor tiles, a sitting room with bay window and fireplace, and a dining room with fireplace and built-in bookshelves. Upstairs are three bedrooms, one en-suite, and the main bathroom with a free-standing cast-iron bath. There's a converted attic with skylights and exposed brick walls. Outside, there's a small railed front garden, and a 50-foot rear garden with pedestrian access to a back lane.