Thursday 22 August 2019

Four on the market: south city homes for almost €1m

30 Lakelands Park, Terenure
30 Lakelands Park, Terenure
66 Claremont Road
30 Charleston Avenue
16 Morehampton Lane

A selection of four properties on the market in the south of Dublin for around the €1 million mark.

30 Lakelands Park, Terenure 

€995k  Lisney Terenure (01) 492 4670

Number 30 Lakelands Park is one of a pair of Victorian-era semi-detached houses right beside Terenure College rugby club, and less than a kilometre from Terenure village. Built in 1860, it has many period features. There are three bedrooms on the first floor and one on the second. The ground floor has a living/dining room running from the front of the house to the back, and a combined kitchen and family room opening into a conservatory. Total floor area is 2,551 sq ft, and the back garden measures 54ft by 45ft.

66 Claremont Road, Sandymount

€995k  Sherry FitzGerald Ballsbridge (01) 269 8888

About a five-minute walk from Sandymount Green is 66 Claremont Road, part of a small terrace that looks rather like one house that was divided into three during its 100-odd years of existence. You still get 2,100 sq ft of floor space, including two handsome receptions on the ground floor - a drawing room and dining room - both with fireplaces. At the back is a kitchen and breakfast room with doors to the garden. The first floor has four bedrooms (one en-suite). There's a fifth bedroom and a bathroom on the floor above.

30 Charleston Ave, Ranelagh, D6

 €995k  Felicity Fox (01) 633 4431

One side of Charleston Avenue consists of a terrace of Tudor-style half-timbered houses possibly designed by the English-born architect Thomas E Hudman who also designed the Exchange Buildings at Lord Edward Street. Number 30 is a four-bedroom house of 1,851 sq ft, and in very good decorative order. To the right of the entrance hall is a drawing room with a cast-iron fireplace and doors to the garden, and to the left is a dining room, opening to an eat-in kitchen. Upstairs are four bedrooms and a bathroom.

16 Morehampton Lane, D4

 €995k  Savills Central Dublin (01) 663 4300

The houses at the northern end of Morehampton Road in Donnybrook once had immense back gardens, but over the decades most have given over space for a mews fronting Morehampton Lane. Among them is this three-storey pad with a curved and glazed wall. It's 1,700 sq ft, with three bedrooms on the first floor, including the master bedroom with a glass-block wall. Downstairs is a kitchen with patio doors and a large, curved living room with a fireplace and doors to the garden. Out front there's off-street parking.

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