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Muileann, Kettles Lane, Kinsealy, Co Dublin €275,000
There are just two properties remaining in the Muileann development in Kinsealy. A two-bedroom, two-storey terraced house with 88sqm of living space is priced at €275,000, while a three-bedroom, three-storey end-of-terrace house with study area has 142sqm of living space and is €360,000.
Muileann is located close to the busy towns of Swords and Malahide, the beaches at Portmarnock and the cliff walks at Howth. The development is aimed at young and growing families, and is handy for schools, transport links, shopping, and restaurants.
The houses have open-plan living areas that are light and bright thanks to large windows, and the bedrooms are spacious. The master bedrooms in both houses are en suite, and there is also a family bathroom.
Each home has an impressive BER of A3 and is fitted with gas-fired central heating with zone control and a high-efficiency condensing gas boiler. The homes feature high levels of insulation throughout, and windows are high-performance pre-finished uPVC in a smart modern grey colour.
The kitchens have Minerva worktops and integrated appliances including fridge-freezer, dishwasher, gas hob, oven, microwave and extractor fan as standard, and there's a handy separate utility room, as well as a downstairs lavatory.
There's direct access via large doors to the rear gardens, which are seeded and rolled.
Swords Village is linked to both the M1 and the M50, and there are regular commuter bus and train services into the city centre. Dublin Airport is 3.5km away.
Agent: Savills (01) 618 1300
There are just eight houses remaining in the Knocksedan development in Swords. All of these are identical four-bedroom semi-detached properties, with the north-facing houses priced at €460,000 and those facing south priced at €470,000. The houses have 148sqm of living space with a future-proofed attic. There's also planning permission to convert to a fifth bedroom with en suite. The development is surrounded mainly by farmland with equestrian centres and golf courses close by. The houses have been designed with energy-efficiency as a priority, and have an A2 BER. There's underfloor heating on the ground floor, with radiators upstairs in the bedrooms. PV panels provide heat and hot water to reduce electricity bills.
Agent: Noel Kelly Auctioneers (01) 846 2752
There are currently six three-bedroom houses remaining in the Belltree development by Gannon Homes in Clongriffin, Dublin 13. The houses are a mix of end-of-terrace and semi-detached houses ranging in price from €360,000 to €385,000. Belltree is located off the Hole-in-The-Wall Road close to Clongriffin Dart station, a 17-minute journey from Connolly station in Dublin city centre, and there is a regular service on the no 15 bus route. Clongriffin already has over 700 homes, as well as restaurants, a selection of local convenience shops, a gymnasium, pharmacy and doctor's surgery. The 65-acre Father Collins Park is close by, as are the Clarehall and Donaghmede Shopping Centres, the M50, and Dublin Airport. The houses all have an A3 BER.
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 6671888
Park Developments is behind the Hamilton Park development in Castleknock, which includes a mix of A-rated three- and four-bedroom homes and one- and two-bedroom apartments. The houses are all reserved, but there are a number of apartments available in Orchard Hall, priced between €270,000 and €370,000. The apartments have been designed by award-winning architects, O'Mahony Pike, and come with fully-fitted kitchens including appliances, fitted wardrobes to all bedrooms, tiled bathrooms and en suites, Rationel triple-glazed windows, solar thermal panels and a 10-year Homebond guarantee. Hamilton Park is next door to St Patrick's National School, 25-30 minutes from Dublin city centre, and a five-minute drive from Castleknock Village.
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 667 1888