Grosvenor Road Dublin gem sold for £461,000
Published 30/04/1998 | 00:11
Number 32 Grosvenor Road in Rathgar Dublin 6 is a gem of a home and its auction yesterday afternoon attracted international interest. A Channel 4 crew filmed the proceedings for its programme on Ireland's entry into EMU, featuring the property as a typical quality Dublin townhouse.
At the Ganly Walters auction three parties were keen to purchase the property, bidding the price up to £461,000. A young married couple purchased the home, which was guided at £360,00.
This three-bedroom two-storey over garden level Victorian residence has elegant iron railings and sweeping granite stairs leading to the front door. It has been refurbished to enhance period details and in the basement is a large fitted kitchen.
The detached family residence at No 21 Foxrock Manor Dublin 18 was sold prior to auction for more that £420,000, well in excess of the £330,000 guide issued by joint agents Billy O'Sullivan & Associates and O'Connor Shannon.
The well presented four-bedroom home with luxuries such as Jacuzzi, parquat flooring and stained glass doors was sold by property businessman David Sharkey, who recently bought the home of hotelier David Doyle nearby.
In other results on the southside, No 48 Glenabbey Road, Mount Merrion Co. Dublin went for £260,000, close to its guide of £230,000 at a Lisney auction in Wednesday. The double fronted four-bedroom home, was built in the 1950s.
Lambda, a site of about one-third of an acre at Monkstown Farm, Monkstown, Co. Dublin realised £740,000 on Wednesday. Ross McParland had been guiding the property at £500,000.
Meanwhile in Dublin 6, Lisney was guiding excess £220,000 for No 83 Rathgar Road, a terraced period residence currently in units. The house, which could benefit from refurbishment, sold for £340,000.
No 27 Brighton Square, a 2,000 sq ft Victorian redbrick in seven bedsits, was sold by Herman White for £325,000. The agent had issued a guide of £220,000.
Orchard Auctioneers withdrew No 143 Terenure Road West and is quoting excess £250,000. The agent had been guiding the four-bedroom semi-detached residence with garage £190,000-£200,000.
Glasha on Dundrum Road, Dublin 14, a detached three-bedroom family residence, perched on an elevated site achieved £224,000, close to Lisney's £200,000 guide.
Closer to the city centre, the same agent withdrew No 2 Vernon Street, off South Circular Road, Dublin 8 from auction yesterday. They had been guiding the refurbished two-bedroom cottage style residence at £200,000 and are now quoting £235,000.
On the north side of Dublin, Sherry FitzGerald was guiding No 64 Howth Road, Clontarf at £175,000. The 1930s four-bedroom bay window residence is 1,465 sq ft It sold for £225,000.
The same agent withdrew No 52 Iona Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 9 at auction yesterday. This semi-detached Strain built property, which was recently refurbished, had a guide price of £320,000. They are now quoting £370,000 for the 2,200 sq ft four-bedroom home.
Outside of Dublin, agent Jim FitzGerald sold Wyndberg, Straffan Road, in Kill prior to yesterday's auction date. The three-bedroom period dwelling on one-third of an acre went for well in excess of its £110,000 guide.
Colm McEvoy issued a guide of £70,000 for a three-bedroom cottage at Rathasker Road in Naas. It sold under the hammer for £75,000.