Ireland 2014! Spacious, luxury 4 Bed detached bungalow Dublin

Ireland 2014! Spacious, luxury 4 Bed detached bungalow Dublin

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
3 Bathrooms

About our home

We have a spacious newly refurbished family home situated in a quiet cul-de-sac in Goatstown, a tranquil suburb in south Dublin. Our home is bright, comfortable, clean and spacious. It's a bungalow all on one level. The house was built in 1965 and was renovated and extended at the end of 2011/beginning of 2012.

From the Entrance Hall there are doors leading to the Sitting Room the Kitchen and the Sleeping accommodation. The Sitting room features an open fireplace and overlooks the front of the house. It has a TV and 2 comfortable couches. We tend to use this the quieter relaxing space. We have lots of books which you are welcome to read.

The open plan Kitchen/Dining/Living Room which forms the heart of our home. The living room is bright and elegant with double doors out to the sunny private courtyard at the back. It is furnished with a large 6 seater L-shaped leather couch. We have a fireplace with a natural gas fire, a large wall mounted Plasma TV. We have satellite TV, Blu-Ray DVD and XBox Kinect. The Living room is open to the kitchen and Dining room. The dining room is simple and bright, with large window. It features a large extendable table that can seat up to 12 people.

The sunny courtyard-style back garden has been professionally landscaped with a fountain in the centre, it creates an additional outdoor living area for entertaining and relaxing. The new kitchen has all the usual appliances. It has a double Neff oven, an induction hob and ceiling mounted extractor above the island. It works really well for cooking and conversation. The pantry is well stocked offers plenty of storage.

The Entrance Hall leads to a corridor connecting to the four bedrooms. Bedroom 1: Guest bedroom with en-suite shower/whb/wc 5' King Size Bed (US Queen). Bedroom 2: Single Bed with built in wardrobes. Bedroom 3: Triple Bunk (4'6" on the bottom and 3' on the top) with built in wardrobe Master Bedroom 4: 5' King Size Bed (US Queen), walk in wardrobe and ensuite bathroom with oversized shower, WC and WHB. Family bathroom has oversized shower, WC, whb, large bathtub. The utility is equipped with washing machine and tumble dryer with a back door leading to a washing line. The central heating system is natural gas.

It is a pet free home. There are plenty of kids toys in the garden and in the house if required. There are 3 bikes (1 adult size and 2 kids), and 3 scooters available. We have a seven seater car (Ford Galaxy) available to swap.

We live in a quiet safe suburban area, close to the Dublin and Wicklow mountains. The rooms in our home are all large and comfortable. We have great neighbours and friends who can assist you should you require it. It is a loved family home that we are happy to exchange with another family.

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More about us

  1. We are Shane and Angela, a married couple with 3 girls. Shane is a professional accountant working as a Finance Director and Angela works as a laboratory capital equipment sales rep. Our girls are aged 8, 7 and 5 (in the summer of 2015 they will be 9, 7 and 6). We have no pets. In 2008 we lived in Barrie, Ontario, Canada for 11 months and we really enjoyed our stay there. We have not done a home exchange before but think it could be the ideal way for our family to have a vacation with some home comforts. We have been busy this winter completing an extensive renovation on our home and are excited to share it with visitors. Our children are very well behaved and respectful of our property and we would ensure that they would respect any property we visit.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Ideally located as a touring base, Goatstown offers easy access Dublin City and its surrounds. Located close to the M50 visitors can get on the ringroad around Dublin within minutes. Goatstown is a small suburban town. Within a 5 min walk are a number of stores. A Newsagent/grocer. A Meat shop, A Hairdressers, A Pharmacy. Also within 5 mins there is a large pub/restaurant and a Medical Clinic. Within 5 mins drive (20 mins walk) you can enjoy Dundrum Town Centre, A thriving shopping mall with numerous restaurants a large multiplex cinema. Also within walking distance are a bus stop with a bus running into Dublin city centre and a little further on the Luas light tram system will take you from the front door to St Stephens green in the city centre within 30mins.

We are 9K from the centre of Dublin. Great access to historical/cultural attractions and a good base from which to travel around much of Ireland.It is close to both Kildare and Wicklow and a brilliant base for exploring other cities, e.g Kilkenny, Cork, Galway, Limerick and Belfast.

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