VICTORIAN PERIOD RESIDENCE - OVERLOOKS HISTORICAL RIVER LIFFEY

Peter McDonnell

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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VICTORIAN PERIOD RESIDENCE - OVERLOOKS HISTORICAL RIVER LIFFEY

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House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Large, bright, Victorian townhouse set on banks of the River Liffey with beautiful views of James Joyce Bridge in heart of historical Chapelizod Village, and nestled on doorstep of world famous Pheonix Park. (Largest enclosed park in Europe with wild Fallow Deer, also houses Dublin Zoo).

Direct 15 min drive from Dublin Airport. Access to City Centre via numerous bus routes which pass through village, or take the scenic walk along the Liffey, through many Joycean landmarks (40 mins walk) to Guinness Brewery and Storehouse. Take in visits to National Museum of Ireland and National Museum of Modern Art, Kilmainham (30 mins walk).

Or relax in the historical, Victorian Mullingar House, made famous in Joyce’s Ulysses and enjoy a typical, heavenly Dublin afternoon with locals and a fresh pint of Guinness.

2 exclusive reserved parking bays adjacent to side entrance of house. Easy access to M50 arterial route to many of South County Dublin tourist attractions – Glendalough, Dublin Mountains, seafront towns of Bray and Greystones (50 mins drive).

Chapelizod is a small, quiet village nestled in the Liffey Valley, it is bypassed by a motorway on one side and bordered by the Phoenix Park on the other. It has unique access to the green belt that is the Liffey Valley and the famous 'Strawberry Beds' which feature one of Dublin’s finest fish restaurants – the Angler’s Rest (15 mins walk) and also 3 world class Golf Courses – Castleknock Hotel and Golf Club, Luttrelstown Castle Golf Club and Hermitage Golf Club (10 mins drive)

Chapelizod is proud of being the first settlement upriver of Dublin City, which was established in 988AD. It is more in keeping with quiet country life than the bustle of Dublin City life, yet its close proximity gives it its unique ambience.

Enter our house, the first of a red-brick, Victorian terrace of 11 houses (built by Lord Clayton, for his officers in 1899) from the imposing granite steps and arched porchway to the grand hallway on the ground floor. From here, restored, authentic period livingrooms lead into a conservatory and sun-trapped courtyard garden, via French doors. Vintage cast-iron garden furniture is found here, to come home to after a day’s sight-seeing. Relax with a glass of wine in the evenings, or have a luxurious soak in the spectacularly and lovingly renovated loft, in our free-standing cast-iron bath retreat (of spa standard).

A country kitchen is located at end of grand hallway, with artisan-crafted oak kitchen table, traditional Irish dresser, hand-made by owner’s father and standard kitchen amenities – fridge-freezer, cooker, dishwasher, microwave, washing-machine, drier and WC.

Our period staircase leads to the mezzanine floor, where the first bedroom (queen) is found. The first floor houses 3 more bedrooms, 1 king-size with ensuite & shower, one double-twin, and one with twin bunks.

A further mezzanine level with bijou office leads to loft conversion with bath / shower / WC.

Keywords: Period, Luxury, Child-friendly, River View, Phoenix Park, Dublin South City Central

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Peter McDonnell

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2011
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We have been living in and renovating this adored, period residence since 1995. We have enjoyed vacationing in Cape Ann, Massachusetts for the last nine summers and have been making our precious home available for rental for the last few summers. We hope you love our home as much as we do!

Peter McDonnell purchased this house in 1995

This house has the perfect location for drivers and users of public transport. The city and the arterial routes to the rest of the country are all close at hand.

If you choose to use the bus, we leave a 'Leap' card for our guests - it's like a pre-paid credit card for the bus system. Top it up at almost any store, then use it to pay for your bus rides, at the lowest available rates. No need for tickets or bus passes or having pockets full of coins.

Transport links, Phoenix Park, Village atmosphere, Period design, Excellent media, WiFi & connectivity.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 10 traveler reviews

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Victorian Period Residence - Overlooks Historical River Liffey
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
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Victorian Period Residence - Overlooks Historical River Liffey
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p351076vb
+353 868579797
Dublin County Dublin
5

A pleasure

  • 5 of 5
We had booked in early Feb for an August stay but unfortunately had to cancel for a family reasons. We just wanted to take a moment to thank Peter for his kind and professional handling of everything up to cancelling. Great info, proactive in sharing tips and very speedy return of our deposit. We REALLY hope to try again next year and Peter will be our first destination of choice.

(we didn't stay in April but had to pick a date for a worthy review)
  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thanks David. Sorry it didn't work out this year, hopefully next year!
Peter
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Victorian Period Residence - Overlooks Historical River Liffey
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p351076vb
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Dublin County Dublin
Denver, Colorado USA
5

Wonderful Dublin House

  • 5 of 5
This was a great house for an extended family vacation. It is close to a bus line, and not near the hustle and bustle of downtown. We were easily able to take the bus to downtown to see the sights and shop. That saved on parking and driving in Dublin traffic! Everything we needed was provided or at a grocery store nearby.
  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: We're delighted you enjoyed your stay. Sorry I didn't have the chance to meet you in person.
The bus system really does make it easy for guests who don't wish to rent a car. We use it all the time too.
Look us up if you plan to return to Dublin!
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Victorian Period Residence - Overlooks Historical River Liffey
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p351076vb
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Dublin County Dublin
Creemore, ON Canada
5

Lovely Home and a chance to enjoy a true Dublin neighbourhood

  • 5 of 5
We were a group of six ladies. This home was perfect. Everyone enjoyed the hospitable atmosphere of staying in such a lovely home. The house was roomy and everyone had lots of personal space. Having sinks in most of the bedrooms was not only a fun quirky feature for us but it made it very easy for everyone to get ready and out of the house in the morning. The large kitchen and two large sitting areas that opened on to each other made it very comfortable for us to lounge in and share "war stories" from the days/nights activities. It was only a short bus ride and an even shorter cab ride (never more than 12 Euro's) to the centre of Dublin. Was never a problem even coming home in the wee hours of the morning from the Dublin Pubs. Would recommend this especially to a small group or couples. Peter was an awesome host and it was an effortless rental.
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such lovely words. It warms our hearts when guests have such a great experience. You know where to find us if you're ever back in Dublin!
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Victorian Period Residence - Overlooks Historical River Liffey
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p351076vb
+353 868579797
Dublin County Dublin
5

Memorable, enchanting, convenient

  • 5 of 5
The only item I was dissatisfied about was the ability to properly access the home upone arrival but that was cleared up. Everything else was superb and I would recommend this home.
  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay.
I don't know why the key-box malfunctioned on the day, but as I understand it, our cleaner let you in with no delay. I've since rectified the key-box issue, and thank you for your feedback on that.
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Victorian Period Residence - Overlooks Historical River Liffey
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Dublin County Dublin
West Seneca New York
5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5
This beautiful home was perfect for our needs. 5 adults and 2 kids. The house was so well equipped there was nothing we needed that was not available. The house was so big we never felt like we were on top of each other. Nice little market within a short walking distance. Ate a a nice Pub also a short walk away. We decided to taxi into city center because of the small boys and I believe the van was only about 12€.
The house was spotless,charming and a great place for a large family. Would recommend it in a heartbeat.
  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: So thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and that the kids got to visit their favorite museums and local attractions.
Sorry I couldn't meet with you, but I was busy tending to my little ones on the other side of the Atlantic.
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Victorian Period Residence - Overlooks Historical River Liffey
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p351076vb
+353 868579797
Dublin County Dublin
California, USA
5

Amy

  • 5 of 5
This was a perfect house for us. We had a few couples stay with us and we loved the quaint area. It was close to a bus stop to travel into Dublin and return and relax. We had everything we needed to make a home away from home...we liked it so well we stayed 3 weeks. It was a good stop to travel to all Ireland destinations.
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: It was so nice to meet you all. I loved your energy and joie-de-vivre. Thank you for bringing the sunny weather to Dublin! We were delighted that you enjoyed staying in our home.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Dublin Airport
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Heuston Station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
N4
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
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Availability & Rates

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Dublin House Rental Rates

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Standard Rate
Nov 14 2013 - Sep 1 2014
3 night minimum stay
$280
$1,800
$7,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning Fee $100
Notes Booking deposit fully refundable (Less PayPal charge) up to 30 days before occupancy.
$300 to secure booking
Balance payable 30 days before occupancy.
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Amenities

Amenities

Dublin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Telephone ...
  • Heating ...
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Wonderful loft conversion bathroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Ensuite in Master bedroom
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Shower, WC and Sink
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Sink
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Sink
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed , Twin Bunk Bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Available on request, Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Stereo ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • zoo
  • restaurants
  • live theater
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
  • antiquing
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • roller blading
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • wind-surfing
  • golf
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