Saturday 24 August 2019

4 of a kind... Dublin Bungalows

Classic in Clonskeagh: €799,000

50 Friarsland Road in Clonskeagh, Dublin 14
50 Friarsland Road in Clonskeagh, Dublin 14
Casana at 4 Grosvenor Terrace, off Sorrento Road, Dalkey,
Ashford Cottage in Kinsealy Lane, Malahide,
Tawnabeg at 25 Palmerstown Park in Rathmines, Dublin 6

50 Friarsland Road in Clonskeagh, Dublin 14, is a large family home with 190sqm of living space that is ready to move in to.

The entrance hall leads to a large living/dining open-plan entertaining room.

There is also a living room, family room, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room and separate utility room, plus a total of five bedrooms, two of which are en-suite, and a family bathroom. The house is light and bright and most of the rooms to the rear have access to a large deck and south-facing rear garden.

The location is convenient for the city centre, UCD, the M50 and a fine choice of schools, both primary and secondary, including Mount Anville, St Killian's, Gonzaga, Alexandra College and the new Nord Anglia International School.

Agent: Lynam Auctioneers (01) 01 296 5374


Dotey in Dalkey: €745,000

Casana at 4 Grosvenor Terrace, off Sorrento Road, Dalkey, is at the end of a mature cul-de-sac a few minutes' walk from the centre of Dalkey.

This is an attractive double-fronted semi-detached bungalow, with gated off-street parking. Two interconnecting reception rooms open off the entrance hall and there is also a kitchen, sun-room, two double bedrooms and a family bathroom at this level.

The attic has been converted and is currently used as a bedroom with an en-suite. It also has under-eaves storage. In total there is 104 sqm of living space, with another 22 sqm in the attic.

The mature south-west-facing gardens are lovely, bordered in ivy-clad granite walls and wrapping around the house to ensure privacy and seclusion. There's also a large detached garage.

Agent: Lisney (01) 285 1005


The Malahide Model: €1m

Ashford Cottage in Kinsealy Lane, Malahide, stands behind automated gates on a plot of almost one acre.

This is a roomy four-bedroom detached house that has all the character of a cut-stone cottage combined with the high level of comfort required to make a distinctive modern home.

The original cottage has been fully renovated and remodelled, with a large extension wing added in 2008. The total floor area is now 305 sqm.

Two large reception rooms are fitted with a wood-burning stove and flue-less gas fire respectively, while a floating mezzanine in the original cottage is accessed via a spiral staircase and currently used as a library. A large kitchen/dining room runs east to west along the southern end of the property.

Agent: Gallagher Quigley (01) 818 3000


Private Palmerstown: €1.995m

Tawnabeg at 25 Palmerstown Park, Rathmines, Dublin 6, is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom bungalow with 165 sqm of living space.

The bungalow is tucked away on a site of 0.29 acre of beautiful landscaped gardens approached by a private driveway and bounded by cut stone walls which ensure total seclusion and privacy.

The bungalow is in turnkey condition, refurbished and extended under the supervision of Emmet Duggan Architects in 2016 and would be ideal for down-sizers.

The reception rooms open into a warm, country-style kitchen and the layout is ideal for entertaining. Outside, there's a detached garage and block-built shed for storage.

Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 496 6066

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