GETTING YOUR HEAD around the changing property market can be difficult, so that’s why we’re here to make things a little easier.
Each week, we cherry pick a number of homes within a similar budget, to give you the best idea of the property landscape at a particular price point.
This week, we’re looking at properties in Co Dublin, which will leave you change from €600,000.
A three-bed family home with an extension to the back, 29 Beaufort Downs spans 108 m² and is in great nick throughout. Inside comprises a long hallway that leads to the bright living room and then the kitchen and dining area. There’s also another lounge to the back of the house, a shower room and a store room. All of the bedrooms upstairs have fitted wardrobes and share the family bathroom.
The house sits next to Loreto Beaufort school, so Nutgrove and Rathfarnham shopping centres are nearby, as are all the transport links needed to get to the city centre. The lovely grounds of Rathfarnham Castle are also just a short walk away.
No.92 Castleheath in Malahide is a two storey duplex that provides a nice mix of house and apartment living at 119 m² in size. The room are large and bright thanks to the high ceilings and bay windows. From the hallway, you’re led to the living room that looks over the communal gardens. The kitchen with added dining space is at the back of the property. The southerly aspect is taken advantage of with French doors that open to the balcony. Upstairs, comprises of three bedrooms (master bedroom en-suite) and a family bathroom.
The estate is only a short walk from Malahide Castle and Demsene as is the village and everything it has to offer in terms of schools, shops, transport links and sporting facilities.
15 Baskin Cottages may look small and quaint from the outside but its space may surprise you. The 131 m² bungalow that dates to the 1940s comprises a dedicated home office and a main bedroom that is en suite along with a generously-sized living room, open plan kitchen and dining room and a large family bathroom. There’s also the luxury of a dedicated utility room, with lots of storage, adjacent to the kitchen. Outside, the patio is west-facing, so it gets plenty of sun. Plenty of parking to the front and well-kept lawns make this an ideal family home.
The area of Kinsealy is close to everything on the north side of Dublin – Malahide, Swords and Portmarnock are all just short journeys away meaning plenty of choice when it comes to beaches, links to town and everyday amenities.
30 Oak Hall is another duplex in popular Malahide that measures 108 m² in size and is ready to walk into. Inside this three bed home, the first floor comprises a roomy hall that leads to the open plan living and dining room which benefits from a large bay window overlooking the shared garden. A set of french doors also open out to a balcony that gets the best light in the evenings. The separate kitchen has granite countertop and integrated appliances. Upstairs, there are three large bedrooms – the largest has an en suite bathroom while the other two share the family bathroom.
Malahide village is full of everything a family needs daily from shops, cafes and restaurants to schools at all levels and activities to keep entertained. Malahide is also on the DART line so trips to the city centre should be a breeze.