Enjoy some bungalow bliss in these four bungalow properties currently up for sale in south Dublin.
€795k DNG Terenure, (01) 490 9000
It might look petite from the front, but No6 Woodlawn Park actually sprawls over 2,203 sq ft in a solid square footprint, with two rooms at dormer level as well. Should you be looking for more space, the back garden is reckoned at 120ft long with a lawn and mature trees and shrubs, so there's plenty of room to extend. There are three bedrooms - two at the front and one at the back, sandwiched between the lounge on one side, where there's a brick fireplace and patio doors, and the open-plan kitchen and family room on the other. Off the kitchen is the attached garage.
€795k Lisney Dalkey, (01) 285 1005
It might be a bungalow at the moment, but it won't be for long if its new owner acts on the planning permission granted last year. That entails demolishing the garage and the existing kitchen extension and adding a first-floor extension as well as a single-storey rear extension. That will increase the size of the house to 1,851 sq ft from its current 1,066 sq ft. As it stands, Helm Crag has three bedrooms on one side of the hall and a drawing room and open-plan living and dining room on the other, with the kitchen at the back. There's a skylit attic room as well, and the back garden is 89ft long.
€900k Lisney Dalkey, (01) 285 1005
The grounds of Cratloe amount to 0.4 of an acre in a sort of L-shape, starting behind the house and continuing around the corner, behind the back gardens of the neighbours. This might allow for a possibility of building something in there, or you could just make an outdoor retreat out there. The house itself measures 2,075 sq ft on one floor, and there are two rooms in the attic that might be converted to bedrooms. Otherwise there are four bedrooms downstairs along with a kitchen with a sunroom off, a living room and a dual-aspect family room extension some 36ft by 14ft. Glenageary Dart station is five minutes' walk from here.
€850k Sherry Fitzgerald, (01) 496 9909
Temple Square is a U-shaped cul-de-sac off Temple Road, with the houses all surrounding a pocket park with some now nicely-matured trees in it. No34 is tucked into the north-east corner with a south-facing front garden concealed behind high wooden gates. It measures 1,232 sq ft in an L-shape, with the three bedrooms (one en-suite) occupying one part of the house. The other part has the kitchen and a dual-aspect living and dining room with a gas-fitted marble fireplace. Off this is a conservatory to the south, with doors to the garden. An annual management fee of €650 applies here.
What is it? A three-bed period house at 27 Belmont Avenue on the corner of Eden Road is located at the village end of Donnybrook, in Dublin 4. A receiver sale, the property has been stripped out for a full refurb and is ready to work on.
When online media professional Ross Killeen was putting his Greystones apartment on the market last year for around €300,000, he was confident he could stage the former rental property himself to drum up more interest from buyers.