30 Hillcourt, Highfield Road, Rathgar, Dublin €6,310k Brophy Martin (057) 9341957
A minute’s walk from Rathgar village is Hillcourt, an apartment complex in one of South Dublin’s most distinguished areas.
Located on the second floor, No30 is in turnkey condition, having been recently painted and refurbished, including new laminate flooring and kitchen units.
With an area of 40 m², it consists of a living/dining room with kitchen, a double bedroom and a bathroom. Outside there is a well maintained communal garden and the property comes with a designated parking space.
It is 3 km from St Stephen’s Green and a 10-minute walk from the Swan Shopping Center in Rathmines.
53 Hybreasal House, South Circular Road, Dublin 8
€295k DNG Central (01) 679 4088
From its construction in 1883 to its closure over a century later in 1994, Hybreasal House was known as St Patrick’s House, a retirement home run by the Little Sisters of the Poor.
In 1995 it was converted into residential apartments by Bovale Developments. As for the one-bed apartments, No53 is larger in size at 721 square feet and it has masses of period character thanks to the original arched doorways, high ceilings and exposed wooden trusses.
It consists of an open-plan living/dining room, a newly fitted kitchen, a double bedroom and a bathroom.
Top Floor Apartment, 5 Vico Road, Dalkey, Co Dublin
€895k Sherry FitzGerald Dalkey (01) 275 1000
One of three apartments this 19th century villa-style terraced house was converted into in the 1980s, this property boasts stunning coastal views over Dalkey Island, Killiney Bay and Bray Head.
Covering 1,000 square feet, the top floor apartment is a self-contained property with a large entrance hall, open-plan kitchen and open-plan living-dining area overlooking the bay and the restored “EIRE” sign of World War II at Hawk Cliff.
There are three bedrooms (one ensuite), a shower room, a double garage and a private wooden balcony perfectly placed to make the most of those sea views.
56 Rialto Court, Rialto, Dublin 8
€190,000 Auctioneers Glavey (01) 473 0311
In the 1880s Sir Edward Cecil Guinness hired the Dublin Artisans Dwelling Company to build houses for his brewery workers.
Among the resulting constructions was Rialto Court, a complex of three-storey apartment buildings arranged around a central courtyard. Covering an area of 35 m², n°59 on the ground floor would now be barely recognizable to the first occupants, with its fitted kitchen, living room with laminate floor, toilet and double bedroom with adjoining bathroom. .
It is within walking distance of St James and Coombe hospitals, the LUAS red line is a two minute walk away and you can cycle to the city center in 10 minutes.