Residential Property for sale/rent
A major survey carried out by estate agents Hooke & McDonald on behalf of the Docklands Authority in 2005 reported a growing trend towards owner-occupation in the Docklands. In the Grand Canal Dock area, for example, the majority of purchasers were buying with the intention of living in the area: owner-occupiers accounted for 62pc of the respondents to the survey of whom 56pc were first time buyers.
The Docklands is now one of the most popular places to live in the city with developments at Gallery Quay and Hanover Quay apartments now fully occupied. Demand for residential property in the area was strong throughout 2006 with schemes such as the Gasworks, Forbes Quay and Longboat Quay selling out within days of launch.
Listed below are a round-up of current and recently completed developments.
|Longboat Quay, Hanover Quay, Dublin 2
The Longboat Quay development is situated in an area which is experiencing an intense level of public interest. It is strategically positioned between the River Liffey and the Grand Canal Dock and will enjoy excellent waterfront views with many units having a sunny orientation. The design and layout is geared towards the needs of first time buyers, people trading up or down and also investors. A great deal of thought and consideration went into the mix of units, the internal layout, the features and specifications. Two-bedroom apartments from €425,000 and three-beds from €500,000. Completion from Spring 2006.
For more information: www.longboatquay.com
An exciting new waterfront development, located in the new Grand Canal Harbour Area of Dublin's Docklands. This Dublin 2 address combines luxury and peace with the vibrancy of City Centre living. The development comprises 124 Apartments each of which are unique in the city. The vast majority of the apartments have views on at least two aspects including stunning waterfront views of Dublin Bay and towards the Customs House and O'Connell Bridge. Forbes Quay apartments are of a more generous dimension than other developments in the City. All apartments feature private balconies and many have private roof gardens. All Two and Three-bedroomed apartments have ensuite bathrooms. For more information log onto www.forbesquay.ie
|Gallery Quay, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 4
Gallery Quay is one of the city's most eagerly-anticipated southside waterfront residential development. Its unique design allows residents to indulge in the magnificent waterfront surrounding, while benefiting from all the ambient city centre home. Gallery Quay is a prestigious new development comprising of large one, two and three bedroom apartments and elegant waterfront penthouses with private roof gardens overlooking Grand Canal Dock. The facilities adjoining Gallery Quay are everything you would expect of a major new waterside development and more. Grand Canal Dock will incorporate a landmark cultural centre, a luxurious five-star hotel and numerous quayside bars, restaurants, cafes and shops providing exciting outside spaces in which to eat, drink and relax. One bedroom apartments from €365,000 and two bedroom apartments from €470,000.
Contact: Hooke & MacDonald, 118 Baggot Street, Dublin 2. Ph: 01 6318402
|The Gasworks, Barrow Street, Dublin 4
A familiar feature of the South Dublin skyline is being transformed. The striking metal cylinder of the former gas holder at Barrow Street is the focal point of The Gasworks, an innovative residential development. A superb opportunity for owner occupiers and investors alike. The first phase of 70 apartments in The Clayton building comprises a rich mix of large one, two and three bedroom apartments. It is a four to six storey high linear building that forms the central spine of The Gasworks. Each stair core is naturally lit and leads to a maximum of 6 apartments on each level. One bedroom apartments €310,000; two bedroom apartments €400,000 and three bedroom apartments €560,000. Selling off plans.
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Fitzwilliam Point is a dramatic new waterfront apartment development situated on Fitzwilliam Quay, in the heart of Dublin 4. The development is exceptionally well positioned between Fitzwilliam Quay and Fitzwilliam Street . Within walking distance of Merrion Square , Trinity College , Grafton Street , Ballsbridge & Sandymount Strand. Residents in Fitzwilliam Point will quickly appreciate the sheer convenience of this location ; with numerous bus routes stopping close by and the new Grand Canal DART station on Barrow Street just a short stroll away. For more information log onto www.hookemacdonald.ie
Castleforbes Square is modern city living at its finest. From its location and views across Dublin City and the River Liffey. Castleforbes Square is an outstanding development of one, two and three bed apartments, set within classic courtyard settings, with each apartment perfectly appointed for contemporary living. For more information log onto www.hookemacdonald.ie
The Waterfront at Hanover Quay offers a collection of 54 apartments to suit all lifestyles. From extraordinary duplex penthouses offering stunning views across the city to a wide choice of thoughtfully designed and spacious 1 & 2 bedroom apartments. Each home is finished to exacting standards of perfection with a range of features including under floor heating, Smarthomes technology,Siematic kitchens and some of the biggest balconies in Dublin. With its superb location overlooking Grand Canal Basin The Waterfont is at the cutting edge of 21st Century metropolitan living and at what is arguably the capital's premier waterside address. Download a brochure here
For more information:
www.hanoverreach.com or www.ellier.ie
|Spencer Dock, Dublin 1
Spencer Dock is one of the largest individual residential city centre developments in Europe. The first phase was a massive success with c.500 units sold in record time. Work is well underway on the site at the moment. Completion for first phase is due early 2007. Designed by leading architects Scott Tallon Walker and built by Sisk the apartments represent an integrated approach to ‘designing for living’. There is a selection of units in Spencer Dock – two and three bedroom apartments and three bedroom penthouse units.
For more Information: www.spencerdock.ie