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Wednesday 25 April 2018

Garden 'Pod' advertised to rent for €1,200 a month in Dublin

The description reads;
The description reads; "Tucked away in a beautiful garden is this room-ensuite (5.5m x 3m). We call it the 'Pod'!"
The description reads; "Tucked away in a beautiful garden is this room-ensuite (5.5m x 3m). We call it the 'Pod'!"
The description reads; "Tucked away in a beautiful garden is this room-ensuite (5.5m x 3m). We call it the 'Pod'!"
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A converted garden shed dubbed 'The Pod' has hit property website Daft.ie for the monthly rent of €1,200.

The modern bedsit is located in Kimmage in Dublin's southside.

Posted by the owner, there is no minimum lease on the property and any potential tenants can move in next Friday.

The description reads; "Tucked away in a beautiful garden is this room-ensuite (5.5m x 3m). We call it the 'Pod'!"

The ad has received over 1,300 views within its first 24 hours of being published.

"Calm environment with separate access and secure parking," the ad continues.

"All bills included. Cleaned and linen changed weekly. Everything you need if you are a serious and quiet student, or individual needing a Dublin base.

"Suitable for one person only."

The rent includes parking, central heating, internet and cable television.

It is the latest one-bedroom unit on private land to hit Dublin's strangled rental market.

During the week, a prefabricated unit was advertised for rent in Dublin city for €1,300 a month.

Sitting on a private property on Galtymore Road in Drimnagh, South Dublin the property has a kitchen, bedroom and bathroom.

Auctioneer PJ Garvey says he has already received a flood of enquiries.

Mr Garvey explained that unit has been fully insulated and has gas fire central heating.

"On the outside it looks like a prefab that you may have gone to school in but inside it couldn't be more different.

"It has everything that a modern property would have and more. There is heat board insulation and full gas fire central heating."

Mr Garvey explained that the prefab is at the rear of an existing private property on Galtymore Road.

Asked if it might be a solution to Dublin's rental crisis the estate agent said: "It could be a short term solution."

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