Thursday 22 August 2019

Four on the market: properties with a price cut

49 Castle Lawn
49 Castle Lawn
1 Seacourt
20 Grangegorman Villas
13 Stoneview Place

Four properties on the market which have have seen their prices drop, some considerably.

49 Castle Lawn, Sandyford, D18 

€595k  Sherry FitzGerald Foxrock, (01) 289 4386

From this property, in the Kilgobbin Wood development, it's only two minutes' walk to The Gallops Luas stop. And there's a pelican crossing to assist you in traversing Ballyogan Road. Number 49 is a three-storey semi-detached family home of 1,798 sq ft, with a living room, dining room and eat-in kitchen, all linked by double doors. The first floor has four bedrooms, one en-suite; the master bedroom, with en-suite and dressing room, occupies the entire top floor. The price has dropped from €625,000 to €595,000.

1 Seacourt, Clontarf, D3 

€675k  Gallagher Quigley, (01) 818 3000

The Seacourt development at Seafield Road occupies the former grounds of the Hibernian Marine School, founded in the 18th century to educate the sons of seafarers who had died at sea. Occupants of Number 1 Seacourt can easily enjoy the sea, as it's only a five-minute walk to the coast. The price of this 1,722 sq ft detached house was cut by €20,000 last month. It has four bedrooms, the main one en-suite. Downstairs is a lounge, family room, dining room and kitchen. There's parking at the front, and a paved back garden.

20 Grangegorman Villas, D7 

€550k  DNG Phibsboro, (01) 830 0989

Built in the early 20th century to house staff of Richmond District Lunatic Asylum, Grangegorman Villas nowadays are more convenient for people using the new DIT campus. Number 20 has been extended to 1,238 sq ft but still has original features such as the staircase, fireplaces and exterior cut-stone walls. It has three bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs. There's another bathroom on the ground floor, along with two reception rooms and a kitchen with patio doors. The price is down from €595,000.

13 Stoneview Place, Dun Laoghaire

 €395k  Lisney Dun Laoghaire, (01) 280 6820

A sizeable €100,000 has been knocked off the price of this 1,109 sq ft house in a cul-de-sac just off Dun Laoghaire's main street. In the 1911 census, Number 13 housed seven people - a head waiter, his wife, their three children, and two lodgers. These days, it's likely to accommodate fewer than that. It has three bedrooms and, downstairs, are a kitchen, adjoining breakfast room and a living room, all with exposed ceiling beams, and a sunroom. There are shower rooms on both floors and, outside, a patio garden.

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