Modern Dublin house between city and hills

Modern Dublin house between city and hills


May 2015

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
1 Bathrooms

About our home

Recently renovated, semi-detached house, 1022sq feet, bright inside. Upstairs is carpeted with three bedrooms, bathroom and hot press. Two bedrooms are available to exchangers: 1 king/twin bedroom plus one double bedroom, both generously sized. The bathroom has combined bath/shower for either a power shower or a bath.

Downstairs has solid oak floor with hall, WC/WHB under the stairs and laundry closet opposite. The kitchen is open plan to the dining room, with French doors leading to the south-facing garden. Back garden is mostly in grass, with a new patio in the sunniest corner . It's a work in progress and gradually is getting more planting.

Dining room has a digital piano. Double doors lead to living room, which has a stove fire and a TV and lazy-boy style reclining sofa.

Street is a cul-de-sac, quiet, very safe and family-friendly, with little passing traffic and a green area. Large parks are only 5 mins walk away.


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More about us

  1. I'm in my 30s, working as landscape architect for local government, South Dublin. An outdoor/nature lover, play music, tennis, love skiing, yoga, travel, India, vegetarian, speak 5 languages.

    I usually travel with one or two friends or family members. We're all clean-living, very responsible adults and will take great care of your home and property. See my photo at end of photos of house.

    I did my first exchange with family from Montpellier, South France in August 2015 and it was a lovely experience for both parties. Looking forward to more happy exchanges.

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Where is it?


This area is great for exploring the city, the coastal towns and Wicklow. We're on the outer fringe of Dublin where it meets the countryside. 4 mins from motorway to access all of Ireland. Last years French exchangers even went to Galway for a weekend, to Kilkenny and up to Belfast.

Dublin's got a lot of interesting history. It's also close to beaches, lovely towns and nature in the Dublin hills and Wicklow 'the Garden of Ireland' with hills lakes and valleys.

- Dublin airport - 25 mins drive
- Dublin city centre - 15/20 mins by bus or car.
- Bus-stops (14 & 16) are 3 and 5 minutes walk from house. Busses are very frequent.
- Tram to city - 15 mins from Dundrum.
- Church, supermarket and swimming pool - 3 mins walk each
- Beautiful parks and Dublin hills - 5 mins walk/drive for parks/hills
- Dundrum with tram, boutiques, cafés, restaurants, churches, big cinema, a theatre, library, shopping centre - 10 mins walk
- Motorway M50 - 4 mins drive - to access all of Ireland.
- Killiney/Dalkey - 15 mins by car - where U2 members live!
- Enniskerry, Wicklow - 20 mins drive
- Greystones town on coast - 30 mins drive
- Glendalough - old monastic ruins in stunning scenery - 45 mins drive
- Galway City - 2.5 hours drive

You can do these activities close by:
practise skiing (Kilternan ski slope), play golf, ride horses, hill walk, rock climb, sail, play tennis, bmx, mountain biking, SUP stand-up paddle, music festivals in Marlay Park, hear and play traditional music in pubs.

I can provide lots more info if you're interested in exchanging.

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