4 of a kind: Penthouses with a view around Ireland
Decadent in Dublin
21 Merrion Village in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 is the kind of property that springs to mind when the word 'penthouse' is mentioned. Built in 1996, the apartment has 207sqm of living space and is decorated in a truly opulent style, with a bespoke interior on which no expense has been spared.
It has two bedrooms and two bathrooms and is bright and spacious, with large windows looking out over Sandymount Strand, Dublin Bay and Merrion Church. There is a large sunny terrace and two separate balconies. The apartment comes with a designated underground car parking space and a secure storage lock-up. The location is close to St Vincent's Hospital, Merrion Shopping Centre and Sydney Parade Dart Station, and within walking distance of the RDS.
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 237 6300
Lofty in Leitrim
64 Leitrim Marina in Leitrim village is a three-bedroom, three-bathroom penthouse apartment in the heart of the Shannon Blueway, close to scenic trails that will appeal to walkers and nature lovers. The area has an abundance of natural amenities including forests, loughs, canal walks and historical sites, and lies close to Sheemore Hill. The vibrant town of Carrick-on-Shannon, with its thriving arts scene and plethora of pubs and restaurants, is 6km away. Amenities on site at Leitrim Village include a hotel with restaurant and bar, marina, playground and tennis court. The penthouse has 118sqm of living space and there are panoramic views from the balconies over the Shannon/Erne Waterway, Drumhierney Woods, a nearby crannog and the surrounding area.
Agent: Farrell Property Group (071) 962 0976
Penthouse 49 in Block D, Station House in the MacDonagh Junction development in the centre of Kilkenny is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment with 79sqm of living space. The apartment is bright and in immaculate condition, having been owner-occupied since it was built in 2009. A private balcony has magnificent views out over the city. The penthouse comes with one underground car-parking space, conveniently located beside the door to the lifts that lead to the shopping centre over which the apartment is positioned. The communal gardens are maintained to a high standard. Kilkenny train and bus stations are close by and it takes five minutes to walk to the city centre.
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald McCreery (056) 772 1904
Convenient in Cork
12 Watergold is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom penthouse apartment situated in the heart of Douglas village. The location is convenient for access to the South Ring Road (N40) and a 10-minute drive from Cork's north city centre. The apartment was built in 2002 and has 103sqm of living space; it will be of interest to first-time buyers, down-sizers and investors. The apartment has an entrance hall, open plan kitchen/dining/living room and two double bedrooms with built-in wardrobes, one of which is en-suite, plus a family bathroom. There is lift access to all floors. The apartment comes with one designated parking space with private access and is close to shops, pubs and restaurants.
Agent: Lisney (021) 427 5079
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