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4 of a kind

4 of a Kind: Turnkey family homes across Dublin

From a delightful bungalow in Malahide to a roomy four-bed in Drumcondra.

THERE’S A LOT to be said for buying a home that’s in need of very little upgrading – particularly in today’s climate.

This week, we’re in the capital hunting for homes that are all in turnkey condition. All you’ll have to do in unpack your bags.

Meakstown, Dublin 11 – €315,000

This stunning three-bedroom duplex at 39 Lanesborough Terrace is a turnkey property that boasts contemporary living and has upgraded insulation for an efficient B2 BER. Inside comprises a spacious entrance hall that leads to the kitchen with dining room. A large bay window floods the space with natural light. The bright living room leads to a large west-facing balcony. 

Upstairs offers three large bedrooms with sliding wardrobes. The main bedroom enjoys its own bathroom while the other two enjoy the fully tiled family bathroom. Enjoy the convenience of designated parking and proximity to amenities, including Charlestown Shopping Centre, Lanesborough Park and DCU. With easy access to Dublin Airport and the city centre via public transport or nearby motorways, this property offers both comfort and convenience.

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Drumcondra, Dublin 9 – €495,000

On the Drumcondra triangle, the area that comprises almost 600 houses, 100 Walsh Road presents a meticulously renovated modern home. This charming terrace boasts a bright open plan living space with clever storage solutions and a custom-built kitchen leading to a west-facing private garden, offering ample sunlight and views over Scoil Mobhi’s playing fields. 

With a brand new front door, fully insulation and double glazed windows, it ensures comfort and energy efficiency. Planning permission for off-street parking enhances convenience, while the main bedroom features an en suite bathroom. Ideal for families, it’s close to amenities, schools, Griffith Park and is within walking distance of the city centre. 

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Malahide, Co Dublin – €825,000

This is a delightful three-bed bungalow near Malahide Castle. Built in 2006 with a B2 BER, it’s tucked behind secure electric gates and enjoys a private site with a long gravel driveway. The interior is impeccably maintained and tastefully decorated, so it truly is in turnkey condition. Highlights include a spacious living and dining room, a modern kitchen with a large island, three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. 

Additionally, there’s an impressive attic conversion. PVC double-glazed windows, oil-fired central heating and a burglar alarm system ensure comfort and security. Enjoy the tranquillity of a quiet cul-de-sac, yet with easy access to Malahide village’s amenities and transport links. 

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Drumcondra, Dublin 9 – €700,000 

Located in the popular Charlemont development off Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9, No. 57 is a spacious and meticulously maintained four-bed, semi-detached home. The welcoming entrance hall leads to a stylish living room with a gas fireplace and an open plan kitchen and dining area, complete with a custom-built kitchen. A charming conservatory extends the living space to the landscaped garden, ideal for relaxation. 

Upstairs features generously sized bedrooms, including a main bedroom with a bathroom and a contemporary family bathroom. With off-street parking, side access and a private back garden, this turnkey property offers both practicality and tranquillity. Enjoy the convenience of nearby amenities, schools and easy access to the city centre, too.

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