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Here's the priciest (and the cheapest) places to buy next to a rail station in Dublin

The latest figures pinpoint how much it costs to buy a house next to a commuter station near the capital.

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A NEW SURVEY has pinpointed the most expensive (and the cheapest) places to buy next to a rail station near Dublin.

The Dublin Rail – House Price Map sets down the average asking prices on the various commuter rail lines – DART and Luas – around the capital.

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Commuters living on Dublin’s coastline pay on average the most for a property, with homes close to Sandymount DART station on the city’s south side showing the highest values at €727,000.

In fact, properties on the coastal DART route occupy all five of the top positions in the survey. They are:

  • Sandymount – €727,000
  • Dalkey – €690,000
  • Sandycove & Glasthule – €671,000
  • Salthill Monkstown – €658,000
  • Sydney Parade – €652,000

All five of those stations are situated on the city’s south side.

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The highest property prices on the Green Luas line are:

  • Ranelagh – €650,000
  • Charlemont – €626,000
  • Beechwood – €615,000
  • Cowper – €614,000
  • Carrickmines – €582,000

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On the Red Luas line the top five are:

  • Spencer Dock – €573,000
  • Mayor Square – €526,000
  • George’s Dock – €494,000
  • Jervis – €427,000
  • The Point – €425,000

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The lowest prices to be found are unsurprisingly located further from the city on the various lines surveyed.

The three lowest available asking prices on the DART line meanwhile are:

  • Clongriffin – €271,000
  • Howth Junction – €329,000
  • Kilbarrack – €360,000

All three stations are on the city’s north side.

The three cheapest areas on the Red Luas line are:

  • Cheeverstown – €138,000
  • Fettercairn  - €144,000
  • Citywest – €175,000

On the Green line the cheapest places to buy are:

  • Cherrywood – €386,000
  • Leopardstown Valley – €374,000
  • Glencairn – €404,000

The figures represent average asking prices for three-bed, semi-detached properties taken from a sample of nearly 10,000 homes in the 12-month period up to September 2015.

The overall map can be downloaded here.

Note: Journal Media Ltd has shareholders in common with publisher Distilled Media Group.

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