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Super seafront apartment 10 mins city centre pets welcome FREE WIFI. ITB Regd.

Bedrooms 2
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Opposite Sandymount Strand in smart Dublin 4. Private garden ,BBQ etc.

Official Irish Tourist Board Approved and registered . Spacious comfortable 2 bedroom garden apartment in a renovated period property in Dublin's most fashionable residential area, Dublin 4. This is a real home from home!

Located right across from the beach its hard to believe you are just 2 miles from the center of downtown Dublin city. Bus only steps away and the Dart Station is also close by. Situated close to Main tourist attractions, RDS, 3 Arena, AVIVA Stadium, UCD, Trinity College, Elm Park Golf Club, Tennis Courts, Swimming pools, St Vincent's University Hospital, Blackrock Clinic, Golf Courses etc

The trendy Sandymount Village is just 5 minutes walk away with a selection of gorgeous shops, award winning restaurants and pubs, art gallery and bank, wine shops and dry cleaners. Stroll down and be a "local" .

Enjoy cool fresh sea air after a day in the bustling city. Walk on the beach...miles of sand to walk or jog on. .

Use the free exercise machines overlooking the sea .Or just stroll along the promenade.

Children can swim safely It is a unique facility much loved by Dubliner's off all ages.

Tourist Board approval means you are guaranteed the high standard of decor and cleanliness plus our authenticity as owners enabling you to book in confidence.

We have been delighted to have such a high number of guests who book year after year over two decades and the glowing reviews we receive .

Your comfort and enjoyment are our paramount concern so we hope we have provided everything you need to feel at home .

Welcome / starter pack includes coffee, tea, milk, biscuits, sugar condiments, oils spices , dish washer tablets, etc

Unrestricted on street parking with easy access to the city center Airport and Ferry Ports , motorways and national routes .

More Details

Property Manager
Iverna Hynes
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, Other languages using GoogleTranslate
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Iverna Hynes

We are private owners with a small portfolio of high class properties in exclusive areas. We aim to provide comfortable accommodation in elegant surroundings .......essentially somewhere where we would wish to stay ourselves!

Iverna Hynes purchased this apartment in 1980

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a wonderful time, it was so fantastic to just cross the road to the beach, the kids loved it ! BM London

My parents had a lovely time in your great apartment, it was so easy to get into town and they loved the restaurants nearby. They want to go back next year too. TP.

All the family had a great time, we got to see the best of Dublin and loved walking on the beach and hav a barbeque in 'Our' garden one really hot evening.The apartment was spotless and was very well equipped. We will be recommending you to our friends. KS.

We were delighted as soon as we arrived, the location is second to none and the apartment was large and nicely was exactly as described. you can see care has been taken by the owners to ensure guests enjoy their stay.
Nov 2007
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Dublin Southside Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full bathroom with bath and power shower wc etc
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom with Super king size bed ( 6ft x 6 ft) Ample storage and wardrobe space. The second bedroom has twin single beds, storage and wardrobe space.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Super seafront apartment 10 mins city centre pets welcome FREE WIFI. ITB Regd.
average rating of 4.678571 based on 29 reviews

Great location in a wonderful area

  • 5 of 5

You can not beat this location to fully explore Dublin. The village is marvelous and Friendly. The owner is responsive and kind. The sea is directly across the street. The apartment is efficient and cozy. The only thing it lacks is a dryer. We stayed for 6 weeks and would recommend it.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable, Quiet and Clean ...

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the apartment for a week at end of July. The unit is on a quiet street corner. The entrance is on the side street. There are plenty of curb side parking space. The small garden makes it feel like a townhouse rather than an apartment. It's very quiet at night away from the center city noise. The nearby village is within walking distance with nice restaurants, pubs and a well stocked supermarket. The locals are super friendly and explained to me in details about how gaelic football works while i was at a pub. The center city is actually very close. i rented a car. it took about 10-15 minutes to drive to Temple Bar area depends on traffic, and the bus stop is 1 minutes walk from the apartment if you don't have a car . The apartment is very clean and the VRBO description is very accurate. It is actually better and feels more spacious than the pictures would make you believe. The kitchen is well stocked though we rarely cooked. The building and garden is well maintained. The Sandymount beach is right across street and my wife loved the morning walk along the beach. The entire neighborhood feels very safe. We saw some teenage girls walking their dogs late at night. Iverna was very helpful and honest through out the booking process and was very responsive to our requests after we checked-in. We really enjoyed our stay here.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well equiped and very clean apartment

  • 5 of 5

A friend and I stayed from July 19 to July 27th. The apartment was very clean and well appointed and includes a little patio and garden space. It is in Sandymount, or Dublin 4, so it's not walkable into Dublin's City Centre. This was actually a beneifit, since Dublin is very crowded and busy late into the evening. Getting a cab back to the apartment is easy and the village is what every tourist thinks of when they think of Ireland, plus you can take your morning walk along the sea. Walking to the village green and having dinner or a drink at Ryan's Pub or Mulligan's is just a wonderful experince that should not be missed. The people are very friendly and the food is good. You truly feel like you are in Ireland. There is a bus line and it works well going into town, but if you wander far afield from the bus stop, it's tough to find the station for the right line to come back. Uber works here, but it's a little different than in the U.S. My only complaint is that there is no electric coffee pot. I never got the hang of the French press to get a decent cup. I know, spoiled American. I would definitely go back and rent from the same owner. She's very nice and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

A little misleading time advertised to get to the city centre, it was about 10 to 15 minutes walk to the Dart railway station then about another 10 minutes to the city centre.

The accommodation lacked some basic user instructions, how and where to turn on the hot water for example. could have been a bit cleaner, also had an ant infestation in the bedroom which we had to sort out. Overall though an ok place to stay. and may stay again if we were in the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I am very glad you enjoyed the area and of course we would be delighted to welcome you back Repeat Guest rates of course. Regarding the length of time to reach the city the Dart is definetly not a preferred option from here . Which is why we recommend guests use the bus! The bus Also takes 10 minutes  and as the bus stop is almost next door far more convenient .  This is the reason we give bus numbers time table and  schedule info etc. on the key codes and  information sheets we email each guest.  DART is super to reach coastal areas such as Howth or Greystones etc lovely scenery and a great day permitting! There was indeed a  most unusual flying ant swarm  affecting some of our neighbours also.. Another guest alerted me and I had  our gardener sort it out at once. I am sorry you did not  mention it  as he would of course have looked after your bedroom also. You had my  mobile number and as it says I am available 24/7 . As we want our guests to have the best possible experience I will always assist promptly.  Likewise with the hot water controls. This hasn't been an issue with previous guests as it's a basic system. But we will indeed act on your recommendation and add instructions to the manual. I look forward to welcoming you back to Dublin in the not too distant future I hope. Warmest wishes  Iverna Hynes
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A pleasant stay in Sandymount

  • 4 of 5

We found the apartment well equipped, very comfortable and well located for exploring Dublin and area.

The shower is awkward and not worth the effort.

Literature mentions an airport bus that stops along the Strand. That bus no longer goes along the Strand.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This apartment is a real gem!

  • 5 of 5

This is a terrific apartment in a lovely seaside neighborhood. It is comfy and welcoming and very convenient to city center. Bus lines, the train and taxis are all readily available, and it's a nice walk to the city center as well. Sandymount village is quaint and had a number of lovely eating and drinking establishments. The kitchen is well equipped , and the bathroom is well appointed as well. The wall heater was quite welcome on a few chilly days. The washer was great to have, and the laundry yard/garden was lovely too. All in all, we had a wonderful stay and would highly recommend this apartment.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Temple Bar
St. Stephen's Green
Grafton Street
River Liffey
St. Patrick's Cathedral
General Post Office
National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology
The Ha'Penny Bridge
Cornucopia Restaurant
A short walk away
The Custom House
O'connell street
just 10 minutes away from "Seaview"
Olympia Theatre
St. Michan's Church
Trinity College Dublin
10 minutes away
Grand Canal
Garden Of Remembrance
The Palace Bar
Fallon & Byrne
Powerscourt Centre
Moore Street Market
The Grand Canal Theatre
7 minutes drive away
Old Jameson Distillery
Aviva Stadium
The Winding Stair
Dublinia and The Viking World
queen of tarts
The Book of Kells
L. Mulligan Grocer
Dublin Bus Tours
Oliver St John Gogarty Bar
Famous for Traditional Irish music nightts
O'Donoghues Bar
National Gallery of Ireland
The Old Stand
Car: not necessary

Sandymount area is ideal for families , the beach has miles of sands to play on and a friendly , atmospheric village green just minutes walk away. With colorful shops and cafes , art gallery, etc and one of the local pubs O'Reilly's has a gorgeous sunny beer garden with a resident Golden Labrador 'Molly' who is happy to share her space with other dogs!!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $61.53
Refundable damage deposit $246.12

We are private owners with properties in Mojacar and Marbella Spain our Dublin properties are Registered with and Approved by the official Tourist Board.

Guest satisfaction is of paramount importance to us and we appreciate that our number of repeat bookings are due to our ongoing investment and commitment to providing extremely well presented, spotlessly clean,well equipped properties.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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