Four homes under €750k in Dublin
34 Wyvern, Killiney, Co Dublin €750,000
34 Wyvern is a detached four-bedroom home in a family-orientated residential development, with Killiney/Glenageary NS at its entrance. The house has 130sqm of living space with inter-connecting reception rooms - drawing room overlooking the front and dining room to the rear - off which is the kitchen/breakfast room, also overlooking the rear garden. There is a second sitting room to the front. Upstairs there are four bedrooms; the main bedroom is en suite and there is a family bathroom. The westerly-facing rear garden is 9m long, with gated side access.
Wyvern is located off Killiney Road close to the junction with Killiney Hill Road, just below Killiney Castle Hotel. It is within walking distance of Glenageary and Dalkey Dart stations, and the 59 bus route linking to Dun Laoghaire town centre. The Aircoach runs from the hotel on the hour.
Killiney Hill Park is a local amenity much enjoyed by local dogs and their humans, as is Killiney beach, while Dalkey village offers good speciality food stores and a choice of bars and restaurants, including The Grapevine and Jaipur. Glasthule has the famous Cavistons and 64 Wine.
As well as Killiney/Glenageary NS, schools in the vicinity include Castle Park, Cluny, Loreto Abbey Dalkey, Holy Child Killiney and Rathdown, with the Dart line providing ease of access to others including Blackrock College and St Andrew's.
Cuala in Dalkey is the local (very successful) GAA club, while Dun Laoghaire offers a choice of four yacht clubs plus the Irish National Sailing School, and the fitness centre in Fitzpatrick's Castle keeps locals in good shape.
Agent: Lisney (01) 280 6820
2 Luttrellstown Lawn in Castleknock is a double-fronted, five-bedroom family home with four/five reception rooms that has been extended so it now has a total of 191sqm. On the ground floor, the entrance hall is flanked on either side by reception rooms, with a modern kitchen, dining room and sun room to the rear. Upstairs, the main bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom, and one of the other four bedrooms is ensuite. There is also a family bathroom. There is an additional 22sqm of floor space in the attic, including an additional bathroom. The house is in immaculate condition. To the front there is off-street parking for at least two cars, while to the back the rear garden is laid in lawn.
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 820 1800
Traders-up in search of a period home might consider 4 Whitworth Place in Dublin 3, a quaint tree-lined street overlooking the Royal Canal. The terrace of period houses occupies one side of the street only and benefits from being south-facing. The 20m landscaped rear garden has a paved area immediately outside the kitchen leading to a raised flower bed and lawn, and an internal courtyard is accessed from the kitchen. At entrance level there are two inter-connecting reception rooms, and to the rear is an open-plan kitchen/living/dining room with a contemporary fitted kitchen. Two double bedrooms upstairs share a Jack and Jill bathroom, while on the lower ground floor there are a large utility area, bathroom and a third double bedroom.
Agent: Lisney (01) 853 6016
87 Wainsfort Road is a four-bedroom family home in the heart of Terenure that has been refurbished and extended and now has 181sqm of living space. On the ground floor there are two inter-connecting reception rooms geared towards entertaining; these lead through to a modern kitchen/dining/living room which spans the width of the house. One of the four bedrooms - a double that is en suite - is on the ground floor, with three further bedrooms and the family bathroom upstairs. The sunny west-facing rear garden is laid mainly to lawn and has a decking area ideal for eating outdoors. Local schools include Terenure and Templeogue Colleges, Presentation, Our Lady's and St Pius X Junior School. There is a good bus service to the city centre.
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 490 7433