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'It's foodie heaven out here': Seaside living with everything you need in Greystones

Rental opportunities are now open at Marina Village on the waterfront.

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“FIVE MINUTES DOWN the road you’ve got the sea, ten minutes up the road you can go for a walk in the hills,” says Alison Banton. “Greystones just has that lovely balance, it has everything.”

The owner of Brooke & Shoals in Greystones, Alison is also a fan of the town’s thriving food scene. “We have such a nice selection of high quality, different, friendly local little places to eat and drink,” she says.

Susan Collins at the Home of Hair salon agrees. “It’s foodie heaven out here,” she says. “I love eating out in Greystones. You never have to go into town.”

Originally a small fishing village, Greystones has grown in recent years to become a popular spot for those who want to live outside Dublin, while still being able to commute to the capital. For many, living in Greystones can be the ideal antidote to the stress and high cost that comes with city life.

“We bought wetsuits probably the first week we were here,” says Mel Donnellan, a resident at Marina Village on the waterfront. “My son’s a real water baby, he’s like his mother – mad to get into the sea the whole time.”

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Marina Village, a new development from Glenveagh Homes, is located at the heart of it all – just steps from the coast and Greystones Harbour. Apartments are designed to make the most of the surrounding sea views, meaning you can start and end each day on a positive, tranquil note by the seaside. One, two and three-bed apartments are available from €1,800 per month, while three-bed townhouses are available from €2,750.

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Close by are a number of beautiful beaches and walks, including the popular cliff walk to Bray. The town itself is an easy 20-minute walk away from the development, bringing a selection of cafes, restaurants, shops and boutiques, including Donnybrook Fair and The Happy Pear.

In fact, the number of independent businesses is a source of local pride. “People like that in Greystones there aren’t a lot of chain stores,” says Alison. “We have a lot of small independent retailers who bring something a little bit different, a little bit quirky. It’s not something that you’ll find everywhere.”

Of course, there are plenty of other leisure options too. Golf enthusiasts will be within easy access of Greystones Golf Club and Wicklow Golf Academy, while Bray Golf Club is a 10-minute drive away.  

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For days when residents want to trade calm surroundings for the buzz of the capital, Greystones benefits from multiple transport links to Dublin city. The town is located a 10-minute drive from the N11 and enjoys easy access to the M50, meaning the trip to Dublin city centre can be made by car in 45 minutes. The DART runs from the centre of the town and provides a 50-minute journey to Connolly Station. 

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With a thriving community, beautiful surroundings and many local amenities, Marina Village offers residents an idyllic way of life by the sea, while still being able to return to the hustle and bustle of the city whenever they choose. 

Apartments at Marina Village are currently on view by virtual or private appointment. Any enquiries, please contact letting agent Dillon Marshall here or call 01 4967574.

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Glenveagh Homes

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