These house sellers sought one price but got another. Not all went up
20 Donnybrook Court, Dublin 4: sold for €395,000, 14.5% above the asking price
20 Donnybrook Court, Donnybrook, Dublin 4
Three-storey two-bedroom midterrace town house in a small gated development off Beaver Row, close to Donnybrook village and within easy reach of University College Dublin and the city centre. Property has off-street parking and views overlooking the River Dodder. The layout includes an entrance hall, double bedroom and shower room on the ground floor, living-cum-diningroom and kitchen on the first floor, and double bedroom with en-suite bathroom on the second floor.
Asking price €345,000
Difference 14.5 per cent
Estate agent Bennetts
35 Lisalea, Frascati Park, Blackrock
Top-floor two-bedroom apartment beside Frascati Shopping Centre, with views of Dublin Bay. The apartment has 60sq m of living space, with a large open-plan livingroom-cum-kitchen and access to a balcony with sea views. The unit comes with designated parking, with access from Frascati Park. There’s also a storage unit. Service charge is €2,995 a year.
Asking price €365,000
Difference 11 per cent
Estate agent Wyse
3 New Ireland Road, Rialto, Dublin 8
Three-bedroom midterrace home in need of modernisation with potential to extend, subject to planning, into the 20m (66ft) rear garden. One of the two reception rooms connects to the kitchen, which has a utility room leading off it. Close to the Luas at St James’s Hospital and Rialto.
Asking price €365,000
Difference 8.5 per cent
Estate agent Sherry FitzGerald
33 Dundrum Gate, Ballinteer Road, Dublin 16
A two-bedroom south-facing apartment in a popular block close to Dundrum Town Centre on Ballinteer Road. Gated scheme dating from 2003 that is a short walk from Dundrum and Balally Luas stops, with easy access to the M50. The first-floor unit has 74 sq m (796sq ft) of living space, plus a southwest-facing balcony, with kitchen, two spacious bedrooms, and bathroom. Good surface parking within the scheme.
Asking price €350,000
Difference 17 per cent
Estate agent Eoin O’Neill
26 Ailesbury Mews, Sandymount, Dublin 4
Two-bedroom end-of-terrace town house with about 75sq m (800sq ft) of living space. Neat interior that features a large livingroom opening through an arch to a diningroom with galley-style kitchen. Both bedrooms are doubles with large mirror-door fitted wardrobes. The house is next to the Dart line and close to the Sydney Parade stop. The beach at Sandymount is a five-minute walk. Service change is about €750 a year.
Asking price €395,000
Difference -1.3 per cent
Estate agent Tom O’Higgins
Prices from the Residential Property Price Register