Wednesday 18 September 2019

Four on the market: in Sandymount

 

29 Newbridge Avenue
29 Newbridge Avenue
64 Gilford Road
1 Holyrood Park
16 Seafort Avenue

A choice of four different properties currently on the market in much-sought-after Sandymount.

1 Holyrood Park, D4

€1.25M Sherry FitzGerald Sandymount, (01) 667 2244

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1 Holyrood Park
 

Number 1 Holyrood Park is at the end of a terrace of six, and its nearest neighbour to the right is Sandymount YMCA's sports ground, so it's a peaceful spot. Indeed the name of the house, 'Manoah', is a Hebrew word meaning rest. It's 2,104 sq ft including a converted attic, where there's a skylit room (used as a bedroom) and shower. The first floor has three bedrooms, all with original fireplaces, and a bathroom. Downstairs are two reception rooms and an extended kitchen and breakfast room. Holyrood Park is a cul-de-sac veering north-west off Sandymount Avenue, about two minutes' walk from Sandymount DART station.

 

16 Seafort Avenue, D4

€650k Bennetts, (01) 260 2520

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16 Seafort Avenue
 

Seafort Avenue begins at Sandymount Green and ends at the sea, so from Number 16 you're only two minutes from either a vegan burger or a bracing walk. Number 16 measures 1,173 sq ft and there's some scope to extend it into the paved back garden, which faces south-east. The ground floor has a front living room with a fireplace and sash window, a smallish (10ft by 7ft) sitting room, and a big rear kitchen, also with a fireplace and a tiled floor. Upstairs are three bedrooms, the main one with a wooden floor, and a bathroom.

 

29 Newbridge Avenue, D4

€1.5M O’Keeffe Estates Sales, (01) 260 8268

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29 Newbridge Avenue
 

Like so much of Sandymount, 29 Newbridge Avenue has a storied past: it's said that Padraig Pearse often came to the house to visit the O Ruairc family, prominent IRB members. It's now in six flats but would give you something of a trophy home if converted back to a single dwelling. It's 2,260 sq ft with plenty of the original features remaining, including sash windows, fireplaces in marble and decorative plasterwork. There are two two-room flats at entrance level and another four flats in the basement, which opens to a lawned back garden. The Aviva Stadium is on the other side of River Dodder.

 

64 Gilford Road, D4

€825k Bennetts, (01) 260 2520

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64 Gilford Road
 

If you turn right at the front gate of 64 Gilford Road and make your way in a northerly direction for about 60 seconds, you'll reach Sandymount Green. Meanwhile, the DART station is about half a kilometre away. Number 64 is a classic mid-20th century house that's been modernised and kept in good condition, and it has nicely cared-for gardens front and back. It's also been extended, to 1,184 sq ft, with a rear breakfast room and kitchen giving onto the garden. The ground floor also has a dining room and a living room, and there are three bedrooms upstairs.

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