Cosy family home, 3 km from the city centre.

Cosy family home, 3 km from the city centre.


May 2018

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Our house is a typical period home with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms a large open plan kitchen/ dining /play area and a lovely cozy sitting room. We have a small garden with a lovely wooden playhouse and toys for kids.

There are a lot of toys to keep children entertained, we also have hundreds of children's and adult books.

The children's bedroom is perfect for 2 children or 2 adults. The beds can be moved apart if needed.

The master bedroom has a super comfy king size bed with lots of storage. We have a cot for babies.

I use our 3rd bedroom as an office and generally keep it locked during exchanges. We have a brand new and very comfortable single sofa bed downstairs for a 5th person.

The neighborhood is very quiet, safe and friendly. You'll be sure to sleep very well here.


Leanne's reviews

As a host (2)

More about us

  1. We are a couple with 2 little girls. Holly (4) and Penny (2)

  2. Lionel is a school principal and Leanne is a photographer.

  3. We love all the good things! Travel, fine food, Art, Music, days on the beach and wandering in new cities.

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Where is it?


Glasnevin is a wonderfully historic and beautiful leafy suburb of Dublin city. It's a perfect place to base your stay in Dublin. Just 15 minutes drive from the airport and a 25-minute walk into the city center. There are also bus routes just beside the house. We are also a 10-minute walk away from a train station that connects to national lines. We are close to motorway links meaning that you can be in Galway or Belfast in 2 hours, cork in 2.45 hours. There are so many attractions and activities in the bordering counties of Wicklow, Kildare, and Meath.

Our neighborhood is stunning. Just 2 minutes walk away is The National Botanic Gardens, Griffith Park, the historic Glasnevin Cemetry and a quick drive to many beaches. We have plenty of lovely cafes, bars and restaurants surrounding us. We know all of our neighbors, they are lovely and very helpful, they will make you feel very welcome.

Buzzy restaurants
The Washer Woman is a great restaurant very close by. There are lots of lovely places to eat in Glasnevin and Drumcondra all within walking distance.
Cool bars
Lots of great tradition pubs in walking distance. The Grave Diggers pub is very famous and just 10 min walk away.
Cozy cafés
Mc Mahons Cafe is our nearest Cafe and it is wonderful and has a great atmosphere.
Retail therapy
There are bakeries, pharmacy's, supermarkets, banks etc all within 10/15 min walk from our house. You can get to the larger supermarkets by car in 10 mins. You can walk to the city centre in 25 mins or take the bus.
Bit of culture
The Botanic Garden, Glasnevin Cemetery, Pheonix park, Dublin Zoo, Newgrange Neolithic Tombs, The city centre is full of great museums and Galleries.
Walks in the park
Pheonix Park, The Botanic Garden, there are many beaches that can be reached by car in around 15/20 minutes. There are many walk ways in the surrounding Dublin Mountains.

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