BLOG Private landlords continue to do well
Commentary on the current rental market abounds, on the one hand on strong rents and double digit yields and, on the other, on private landlords divesting themselves of property as a result of punitive regulation and costs.
On the market – 11 Albert Place East, Grand Canal Street
The Sunday Business Post, Sunday, June 5th 2016 11 Albert Place East, Grand Canal Street, South City Centre, Dublin 2 Price: €895,000 What: this beautifully presented, refurbished, period home is in a quiet cul-de-sac and spans 137 square metres. The works included a new roof, insulation, heating and plumbing, new bathrooms and a kitchen. It comprises…
BLOG Charming Cabinteely has it all for families
The villages that dot South County Dublin are all unique and desirable. We have acted recently for a number of clients in Cabinteely and we are charmed.
On the market, 15 Percy Lane, by Lily Killeen
The Sunday Business Post, Sunday, May 22nd 2016 15 PERCY LANE, BALLSBRIDGE, DUBLIN 4 Price: €525,000 What: this convenient two-bed semi-detached mews of 67 square metres was refurbished in 2014 and comes with a spacious rear garden and off-street parking. There is an open-plan living/dining room with a new kitchen, two double bedrooms, a master en-suite,…
Cornered off close to Merrion Square, by Rose Doyle
The Irish Times, Thursday, May 19th 2016 The neat terrace of smart-looking brick houses on Albert Place East was built as staff accommodation for the nearby and far grander Georgian squares. Albert Place East is off Grand Canal Street, a well-maintained cul-de-sac of Victorian houses with a benign air. Number 11 is in a corner,…
Having a glittering career, by Linda Daly for The Sunday Times
The Sunday Times, May 15th 2016 On June 23, 1871, Clare’s elite descended on Newhall House, a Queen Anne-style mansion, on Killone Lough in Ennis, for a scintillating ball. The owner, Major William MacDonnell, hosted 200 guests. A national newspaper reported that the 18th-century house “presented a most animated appearance”. Dancing began after 10pm, and…
BLOG Top tips for renters in competitive times
The rent increases in the private rental sector are well-documented. The Daft.ie Rental Report for Q1 2016, published on Tuesday, informed that rents rose for the fifteenth consecutive quarter with an average rent increase of 9.3% in the year to March.
4 of a kind… Period houses in Dublin 6 | Gorgeous Gulistan
The Sunday Independent, Sunday, May 1st 2016 Small and perfectly formed, this cute two-bedroom cottage was refurbished and extended in 2014. Gulistan Cottages is a quiet cul de sac just off Mountpleasant Avenue between Ranelagh and Rathmines. No 53 has high ceilings, skylights, a wood-burning stove with restored brick surround, stainless steel kitchen, fully-tiled wet…
BLOG Spencer Dock – apartments to stand the test of time
The reclamation of Spencer Dock in Dublin’s North Docklands has been lauded as the most ambitious urban re-generation project ever undertaken in Ireland.
4 of a kind… North Docklands Apartments | Looking south from on high
The Sunday Independent, Sunday, April 24th 2016 Perched high on the eighth floor of Block K in Castleforbes Square, is a two-bedroom apartment boasting views worthy of any master or mistress of the universe. It sits in a well-managed development at the Point Village end of the north quays in the heart of the Dublin…