Four on the market: apartments in Drumcondra
A selection of four apartments currently available to buy in Drumcondra.
79 Griffith Hall, Glandore Rd, D9
€345k Kelly Bradshaw Dalton, (01) 804 0500
Griffith Hall is a gated apartment development just off Glandore Road. Number 79, on the top floor of Block E, is a comfortable 988 sq ft. It has three bedrooms (one en-suite), all to the right of the entrance hall along with the main bathroom. To the left is a large open-plan living room and dining room, measuring 35ft by almost 15ft, with a small kitchen at one end and floor-to-ceiling windows giving onto a balcony. The apartment comes with two car parking spaces and there's an annual service charge of €1,771.
8 James Joyce Court, D9
€280k Quillsen Glasnevin, (01) 850 0900
The James Joyce Court complex in Millbourne Avenue is just across from Griffith Park and its 18 acres of riverside walks. Number 8 is an 850sq ft duplex with two bedrooms and two main living areas. There's a lounge with sliding doors to a small courtyard, and there's an eat-in kitchen. There's also a shower room on this level, with the main bathroom upstairs, plus the bedrooms, one with a balcony. Management fees are €800 a year. Number 3 James Joyce Court, a one-bed measuring 635 sq ft, is for sale with the same agent for €175k.
6 Hillcrest Court, Griffith Ave, D9
€260k Lisney Drumcondra, (01) 884 0700
There are just eight apartments in Hillcrest Court, at the Glasnevin end of Griffith Avenue, about 10 minutes' walk from the National Botanic Gardens. Number 6, situated on the ground floor with its own front door, is 700 sq ft in size with two bedrooms. Like most apartments it has an open-plan kitchen, living and dining room, but unusually it also has an open fireplace. This room has a door to the communal gardens and the designated parking place. It's not much more than 10 minutes' drive to Dublin airport.
10 College View, D9
€275k Kelly Bradshaw Dalton, (01) 804 0500
Number 10 is a two-bedroom, 678 sq ft apartment in All Hallows Green in the grounds of All Hallows College, giving the occupants pleasantly leafy views. Both bedrooms give onto the balcony, as does the open-plan kitchen and living room, where there are floor-to-ceiling windows. There's also a bathroom with a bath and power shower. The apartment comes with one parking space and there's also a bicycle store on the grounds. Drumcondra railway station is about a 15-minute walk away. The annual service charge is €1,450.