Jump on the buses with Saoirse in Harold's Cross
Published 25/09/2015 | 02:30
The occupants of what was once known as Avondale Terrace, at Harold's Cross Road, used to be able to jump on a tram outside their front door and make their way to Nelson's Pillar for a penny.
The tram may have gone the way of the pillar, but Harold's Cross Road is still quite convenient to the city centre thanks to that arch-nemesis of the tram system - the bus. Three bus routes take in the street, so you can make your way to O'Connell Street and gaze upon the spot where Nelson's Pillar once stood for €2.55.
'Saoirse', at Number 327 Harold's Cross Road in Dublin 6W, is a pretty, redbrick terraced house with a bay window, and it has period features including decorative plasterwork and fireplaces.
The house has been extended at the back and the attic has been converted, so it now stands at 1,399 sq ft, with three bedrooms, all on the first floor. All three have fireplaces and two of them have walk-in wardrobes, and there's also a shower room on this floor with a glass block wall.
Downstairs, there are two interconnecting reception rooms off the hallway, with matching fireplaces.
At the front is a drawing room, where the bay window is, and there are sliding doors from there to a dining room behind it, with French doors to the garden.
The kitchen is in an extension at the back of the house and has a vaulted ceiling, a brick fireplace, and another set of French doors lead to the garden.
There's also a utility room and guest toilet on the ground floor, and an attic room and bathroom at the top of the house.
Out the front is a small railed garden, and there's off-street parking out in the back garden, which opens to a laneway.
'Saoirse' is for sale for €625,000 with Sherry FitzGerald Terenure (01) 490 7433.