Life Home & Garden

Saturday 21 July 2018

Four of a kind... Dublin under €400,000

A base in Belarmine

25 Belarmine Vale, Stepaside, Dublin 18: €385,000
25 Belarmine Vale, Stepaside, Dublin 18: €385,000
76 Deerhaven Avenue in Clonsilla, Dublin 15: €300,000
51 Harold Road, Stoneybatter: €350,000
27A Captain’s Drive in Crumlin: €365,000

Belarmine is a family-friendly development in Stepaside and this three-bedroom duplex is in excellent condition, with a well-balanced arrangement of living and bedroom space.

No 25 Belarmine Vale has 123.5sqm of living space. Off the entrance hallway are the living room and large kitchen/dining room. There is also a guest lavatory and under-stairs pantry on this level.

Upstairs, there are three bedrooms. The master bedroom has an en suite shower room; there is also a family bathroom.

Outside, there is a south-facing back garden with patio area that is ideal for eating outside when the weather permits, as well as a raised lawn area. There is parking to the front.

There are places to eat and shops within Belarmine and also nearby in the village of Stepaside, as well as a farmer's market on Saturdays.

The Belarmine development has its own children's playground, creche, primary school (Gael Scoil Thaobh na Coille), The Market convenience store, pharmacy and coffee shop.

Sporting and leisure facilities in the area include Leopardstown Racecourse, Westwood Club, a selection of pitch and putt courses and a driving range, as well as football, rugby and GAA clubs.

Transport links include easy access to the M50, the N11, Sandyford Business Park, Beacon South Quarter and Dundrum Town Centre.

The Luas stop at Glencairn is approximately 15 minutes' walk away and bus routes 63 and 44 are also convenient. The property is likely to be of interest to both owner-occupiers and investors.

Agent: Hunters (01) 289 7840

Come to Clonsilla

76 Deerhaven Avenue in Clonsilla, Dublin 15, is a contemporary home that has been newly painted and has a brand-new kitchen, bathrooms, guest lavatory, laminate floors, boiler and roof insulation. Downstairs there's a bright entrance hall, an interconnecting living room and dining room with sliding doors to the back garden, and a smart kitchen that extends out to the garden. Upstairs there are three bedrooms, all with brand-new built-in wardrobes. The master bedroom is en suite, and there is also a family bathroom. There's off-street parking and a gated side entrance leading to a large southeast-facing garden that is walled and fenced and would be great for young children. No 76 has gas-fired central heating and a BER of D2.

Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 801 8090

Step up to Stoneybatter

51 Harold Road in Stoneybatter is a two-bedroom mid-terrace artisan house on a quiet street. The house has plenty of charm and character, with many original period features. There's 58sqm of living space, with an entrance porch, living room with original floor boards and a fireplace, a contemporary fitted kitchen, two bedrooms, a shower room and an attractive rear patio. The location is close to Stoneybatter, Smithfield Plaza, the Phoenix Park, Grangegorman DIT campus and the city centre, and within a few minutes' walk of a great selection of restaurants, cafes and boutiques. Public transport in the vicinity includes the Luas red line, Heuston Station, numerous bus routes and Dublin Bikes, and there's on-street permit parking.

Agent: Owen Reilly (01) 475 1275

Dash to Dublin 12

27A Captain's Drive in Crumlin is an attractive three-bedroom house built in 2003. The proximity of Dublin 12 to the city centre - Captain's Drive is just 5km away - has seen it gain in popularity in recent years. On the ground floor, there's an entrance hallway, large living room, open plan kitchen /dining room with double doors opening out to the rear garden, and guest lavatory. Upstairs there are two large double bedrooms with fitted wardrobe and one single bedroom. The master bedroom is en suite and there is also a family bathroom. There is side access on both sides and a driveway providing off-street parking. No 27A is directly opposite Stannaway Park which has recreation and sports facilities as well as a children's playground.

Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 492 2444

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