4 of a kind: Spacious family homes on Dublin's southside

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Anna Shelswell White 14/07/2022
From a detached home in Foxrock to a semi-d in Dalkey.

EVEN IF YOU’RE a house hunter with a very specific area you want to live in, in mind, finding the right home can be a challenge. This week, we’re perusing south of the Liffey to find out what’s on offer in the even number postcodes and beyond.

From a detached home in Foxrock to a semi-d in Dalkey, take a look at these four roomy family homes on Dublin’s southside.

Foxrock, Dublin 18 – €995,000

Although 27 Kerrymount Rise was built in the mid 1900s, it has benefitted from a renovation and extension in as recently as 2017. With a floor are of up to 230 m², this is a roomy four-bed with four bathrooms that’s ready to move into and enjoy straight away. The ground floor comprises a bright hallway that leads to a drawing room and a smaller, cosier snug as well as an open plan kitchen and dining area with French doors to the back garden. There’s also a utility room, boot room and toilet. The four bedrooms all sit upstairs.

Its location means that Cornelscourt village and Cabinteely is a stroll away and Deansgrange, as well as Dun Laoghaire are just short journeys in the car. You’ll have your pick of schools and amenities to avail of in this exclusive, leafy location.

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Monkstown, Co Dublin – €1,250,000

The Lodge on Richmond Avenue is a 143 m² house in the seaside village of Monkstown. A gated home built in 1991, a garden surrounds it and it’s approached via elegant gates. Inside mixes old and new through reclaimed solid wood flooring and contemporary features. Of the bedrooms, one is on the ground floor, which is handy for anyone who can’t take the stairs, too. Other rooms on the ground include a drawing room, living room and a kitchen along with a separate dining room.

Outside, there’s a detached garage workshop and a garden full of pretty features from ponds to treehouses. The sea front, transport links, including the DART, are all just a walk away from here.

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Leopardstown, Dublin 18 – €575,000

10 Orby Way is a 105 m² three-bed that’s one of a collection of ten homes on a cul-de-sac. The simple layout of this house incorporates a long hallway with a living room to the right and on open-plan kitchen and dining space to the back that opens to the garden. The design is plain right now leaving ample opportunity for the next owner to introduce their own style. The BER is a handy C1.

One of the bedrooms has an ensuite bathroom while the others share the family bathroom. With plenty of off-street parking to the front and a southwest facing back garden, it makes an ideal family home with a sense of community intact. 

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Dalkey, Co Dublin – €825,000

6 Springhill Park is a four-bed semi-detached home spread over 129 m² that makes great use of the attic for the remote worker. The ground floor comprises an entrance hall, a family room that could be converted into a bedroom, an under stairs toilet, a living room and then an open-plan kitchen/breakfast and dining room. Three bedrooms, that all share the family bathroom, sit upstairs. The attic is currently a home office but could be an extra den or bedroom.

The garden is about 40 m² in size and is not overlooked. There’s off-street parking for about three cars to the front. Seeing as Dalkey town and everything it has to offer is just a short stroll away, you might be leaving the car at home more often. 

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