Four of a kind... On the Luas Green Line
53 Annamoe Park, Cabra, Dublin 7 €395,000
This two-bedroom mid-terrace home overlooks a huge green area in a mature part of Cabra. The house has been refurbished, upgraded and extended and now has 73sqm of living space.
The extension is architect-designed and stylish, while an impressive B3 BER has been achieved by the installation of an A-rated Baxi gas boiler with separate heat and water controls, Aluclad windows and Durkan Ecofix external insulation, ensuring that energy costs will remain modest.
Downstairs there's a living room with a large window to the front and handy under- stairs storage. A sliding door leads to an open plan kitchen/dining room which in turn has floor-to-ceiling sliding doors providing access out to the rear garden. The kitchen is fitted with Neff cooking appliances and extractor.
Upstairs there are two bedrooms - one double and one single - with built-in wardrobes. The bathroom is fully tiled and has a rain shower.
Outside, a driveway to the front allows for off-street parking, and a secluded south-facing rear garden is laid in hardwood decking to allow comfortable eating out of doors.
The area offers a range of excellent schools, shops, restaurants and leisure amenities, and is within walking distance of the Phoenix Park, Botanic Gardens and Grangegorman DIT.
The Phibsborough Luas stop is less than a five-minute walk, and there are also six bus routes, which gives residents plenty of public transport options. For car-users, there is easy access to the N3 and M50, while Dublin Airport is a 20-minute drive away.
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 837 3737
Located beside the new Luas terminus at Broombridge in Cabra, 53 Broombridge Road in Dublin 7 could be ideal for prospective purchasers wanting easy access to St Stephen's Green and the city centre. The two-bedroom mid-terrace house has a private mature garden to the rear and off-street parking to the front. On the ground floor, there's a living room, family room with working fireplace and kitchen/dining area, while upstairs are two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The house is described as being in walk-in condition. The location is in the catchment area of a number of good schools and a local bus service provides more easy access to Dublin city centre. The Phoenix Park is within a short drive and local shops are within walking distance.
Agent: DNG (01) 830 0989
Period in Phibsborough
40 Glengarriff Parade in Phibsborough has 105sqm of living space thanks to a two-storey extension to the rear, making for a flexible accommodation layout. The house retains its Victorian character thanks to numerous original features, which are complemented by the addition of a new kitchen and shower rooms, and stylish modern decoration. The living room to the front has its original fireplace, high ceiling and a bay window, and could be used as a third bedroom if desired. The kitchen downstairs is fitted with appliances and new grey units; one door leads to the garden, and another to the living/dining room. Also at this level there is a utility room and a fully-tiled shower room. Upstairs there are two large double bedrooms and another shower room.
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 837 3737
Down by Dominick
27 Bolton Square on Lower Dominick Street was built around 1996. The apartments are of modern construction but No 27, which is on the first floor and has 41sqm of living space, has been unoccupied for more than two years. It is in need of re-decoration and some TLC. Described as a blank canvas, ready for new owners to make their own, the apartment is at the back of the development and has an entrance hall, tiled shower room, and living/dining room, off which is a galley kitchen that is plumbed for a washing machine, as well as a bedroom with built-in wardrobe. Bolton Street DIT is nearby and the Luas Green Line stops outside. The heating is electric, the apartment has a D2 BER and the service charge is €1,499 per annum.
Agent: OCPM (01) 830 0154