Charming family home in Milltown next to the Luas

Charming family home in Milltown next to the Luas




Mar 2018

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
1 Bathrooms

About our home

** We are looking for an exchange in France this summer 2019.
Renovated terraced house with a bright airy open plan living space. The galley kitchen has a breakfast area with lovely views of the garden. Double doors connect to a decking area. The attic has been converted and may be used as additional accommodation on request.

Located in the leafy suburb of Milltown, 1 min walk from Windy Arbour luas stop, 15 mins to St Stephens Green and 5 mins to Dundrum shopping centre. Perfect for families and couples alike. Free on-street parking.

The space

Our house is a renovated terraced house consisting of a bright and airy open plan living room and dining room. The living room contains a television, two couches and a novel little reading nook carved out under the stairs. The dining room has a large dining table that seats seven (a high chair may also be provided on request). There is also a small children’s play area.

There is a long galley kitchen at the back of the house with a breakfast area at the end that has lovely views of the surrounding garden. In the kitchen there is a kettle, Nutribullet, microwave, coffee machine, oven and hob, fridge and freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.

There are double doors from both the dining area and the kitchen onto a beautiful decking area which gets the sun for most of the day (and all evening). There is a table and 4 chairs which is perfect for dining al fresco and two sun loungers for lazing in this suntrap. The rest of the garden consists of mature flower beds and a small grassy lawn.

Upstairs there are two bedrooms and one bathroom. There is one double bedroom. The other bedroom has a single bed (that may also be converted into a double on request, however note that this will restrict the space in this room) and a child’s cot bed. A second child’s travel cot is also available if required. The bathroom has a powerful, hot shower complete with a baby bath if required.

The attic has been converted into a small study with a day bed that may be used as additional accommodation on request (note this is not suitable for a small child given the steep stairs up to it). The room benefits from two large velux windows letting in light and sunshine with views to the mountains beyond.


More about us

  1. Family with 3 children aged 5, 3 and 1.

  2. Aiden is a self-employed research analyst. Louise works in asset management and is a qualified accountant.

  3. We love the outdoors spending time both as a family and running, cycling etc ourselves. Our home is perfectly located for this with plentiful running trails and riverside walks on our doorstep and also near to the Wicklow mountains for some challenging hill climbs.

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Where is it?


A lovely quiet residential area with plenty of local amenities including a playground and nice local shops. 5 minutes from the house is the River Dodder with plenty of green space to walk, ride bikes and spend time in nature.

The city centre is also easily accessible by Luas (overground rail) - only 15 minutes away.

Buzzy restaurants
Local Italian restaurant (Steps of Rome) and a number of Irish pubs serving food all within walking distance
Cool bars
5 minutes into Ranelagh on the luas with many restaurants, pubs and a small cinema and 15 minutes to city centre
Cozy cafés
The Black Sheep - 5 minutes walk
Retail therapy
Dundrum shopping centre - largest mall in Ireland only 5 minutes away on the Luas
Walks in the park
River Dodder - 5 minutes away. You can walk all along the river as far as Bushy Park (about 30 minutes walk) which has a small cafe and a local food market on a Saturday morning.
Spot of exercise
Along the River Dodder and running to our local parks (Bushy Park and Marley Park)
Day tripping
Spend a day in Wicklow which is about 30 minutes away by car - visit Enniskerry village, Powerscourt Waterfall and sample numerous mountain trails and hikes

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