Four homes on Dublin's southside for just under €1million
A choice of four properties available to buy on Dublin's southside for under €1 million.
4 South Circular Road, D8
€995k Felicity Fox, (01) 633 4431
At present 4 South Circular Road is being put to various uses, containing two flats and a podiatry clinic. The agents suggest a buyer could use it as a home and income combined, or gradually take over the whole house as leases expire. It's 3,175 sq ft on three floors with a basement. The basement is a one-bedroom flat of 455 sq ft, and there's a three-bedroom duplex on the first and second floors measuring 1,378 sq ft. The rest of the house is given over to the clinic. Out the back is a comparatively neat garden with gravel and low hedging. It's near the corner with Heytesbury St and St Kevin's Church.
15 Fortfield Drive, Terenure, D6W
€995k DNG Terenure, (01) 490 9000
Almost uniquely among its neighbours, 15 Fortfield Drive has not yet been extended. Now even the garage has been pressed into service as living accommodation. Should a new owner want to make the house bigger, there's plenty of scope to do so. Out the back is a 140ft garden, planted mainly in lawn with flowering shrubs and trees, and facing due south. The house is a spacious enough 1,722 sq ft, with three bedrooms on the first floor along with an office. As well as the garage, the ground floor has a kitchen and separate breakfast room and an interconnected living room and dining room.
2 Park Villas, Stillorgan, Co Dublin
€995k DNG Rock Road, (01) 283 2900
Number 2 Park Villas is part of one of three pairs of handsome late 19th-century houses at Stillorgan Grove, about seven minutes' walk from Stillorgan Shopping Centre. It has period features inside including high corniced ceilings and shuttered bay windows, and measures 2,433 sq ft on three floors. At entrance level are two formal reception rooms communicating through double doors, and there are three bedrooms on the first floor (one en suite). An optional fourth bedroom can be found in the raised basement, along with a family room and kitchen. Out the back is a mature garden with a lawn and herbaceous borders, and to the side is a patio with raised beds.
27 Whitebeam Ave, Clonskeagh, D14
€985k Sherry FitzGerald Ranelagh, (01) 496 9909
When it was built in 1798, Clonskeagh Castle occupied an imposing bit of parkland in south Dublin. Though it still stands, it's now on the unobtrusive side, having been surrounded by suburban housing. The builders G&T Crampton carried out works on the castle in the 1950s, coincidentally the same builders who had put up the Whitebeam houses in its grounds about a decade before. Among them was 27 Whitebeam Avenue, which now needs some refurbishment. It's 1,464 sq ft with room to expand into the back garden or the adjoining garage or both. The space includes two reception rooms, a sunroom and kitchen downstairs and three bedrooms upstairs.