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4 of a kind

4 of a Kind: A range of penthouses around Dublin city

From Sandyford to Ballymun, here’s what’s on offer.

JOBS, SOCIAL LIVES and a wide range of amenities means living close to Dublin city centre is still top priority for many of us. But an urban location can often mean you’ll come across many poky places that just won’t cut it.

So, this week, we’ve found four penthouses across the city that don’t compromise on space – from Sandyford to Ballymun. 

Dublin 2, Dublin city  – €1,950,000

Imagine living on one of the most famous streets in the country. 116 Grafton Street is a rare opportunity to live in a stunning two-level apartment in the heart of the capital. With expansive views over Trinity College and Grafton Street, this penthouse has two bedrooms and three bathrooms. Spanning 168 m², the apartment includes a modern kitchen that seamlessly merges with a light-filled dining area and living room.

There are two roof terraces and a balcony off the second bedroom. Downstairs, two spacious bedroom suites feature a main bedroom with an open fire and a chic en suite bathroom. The second bedroom includes a freestanding bath and an en suite bathroom. The property benefits from abundant natural light, gas-fired central heating, lift access, and a location opposite Trinity College, making it a special find in Dublin’s most prestigious area.

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Glasnevin, Dublin 11 – €695,000

This luxurious penthouse at 60 Botanic Hall in Glasnevin offers a unique living option, with a generous 120 m² of space. Modernised with care, it features expansive rooms with high ceilings and stunning views. A large roof garden and wraparound terrace provide great views of Dublin, the Wicklow Mountains, and scenic landmarks like the Botanic Gardens. 

The interior exudes style, seamlessly blending modern touches with original design. Comprising an entrance hall, two spacious living areas, a large kitchen, two double bedrooms, one of which has an en suite bathroom, a family bathroom and ample storage, this home is a perfect blend of elegance and comfort. With amenities nearby and proximity to prestigious schools, this property presents a rare opportunity for luxurious, city-fringe living.

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Sandyford, Dublin 18 – €270,000

This cosy 42 m² penthouse at Sandyford View is a chance to own a one-bedroom apartment in great condition. The generously sized terrace provides stunning views across Dublin city, perfect for enjoying outdoor meals. With a pristine interior, this top-floor apartment has floor-to-ceiling windows, an L-shaped balcony, a fully equipped kitchen and a double bedroom with impressive built-in wardrobes. The bathroom has recently been updated. 

A hot press and accessible attic space offer plenty of storage. The development ensures security with new fire safety systems in place. Complete with a designated parking spot and visitor parking, this ready-to-walk-into property guarantees comfort and convenience in Dublin 18, making it an ideal home.

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Ballymun, Dublin 9 – €295,000

This penthouse apartment at The Plaza in Ballymun has a super view of Dublin from its top floor, with two spacious bedrooms and two bathrooms. The large balcony is ideal for relaxation while the living area is bright with floor-to-ceiling windows. A separate kitchen features ample storage and a shaker-style design. The main bedroom includes an en suite bathroom, while the second bedroom features built-in wardrobes. 

Located in the heart of Ballymun, the Plaza development offers modern amenities like a civic theatre, swimming pool and tech park, with easy access to Dublin City University, Omni Park Shopping Centre and Dublin Airport. This apartment is well-maintained property, has designated parking and fantastic city views. 

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