A three bedroom terraced house in Dublin 8 that sold for € 165,000 in 2013 and was recently put on the market for € 475,000 has received offers over € 600,000.
6 Woodfield Terrace, a traditional mid-terrace house on Sarsfield Road in Inchicore, has been extensively renovated in recent years and has been finished to a high standard.
This could explain why the asking price is € 310,000 higher than what the current owners paid for it, but house hunters were willing to bid up to € 615,000 at the time of writing.
Popular Instagram account Crazy House Prizes first highlighted the bidding war for the property, which looks pretty mundane from the outside.
The 1,270 square feet (118 square meters) is distinguished by its striking blue door and manicured front garden, but its interiors are presented in turnkey condition with restored period features such as cast iron fireplaces.
The entrance hall is covered with Victorian style tiles and leads into a dining room with oak floors and a fireplace with decorative tiling.
An archway leads into a living room with wooden floors, a Stanley solid fuel stove and alcove shelving, while the sleek kitchen has two Velux windows, solid wood counters, subway tiling, appliances integrated and a breakfast bar.
A utility room between the kitchen and the guest bathroom allows for additional storage and room for a washer and dryer, and there is also an area under the stairs which has been transformed into a space for the guest dog. owners.
The back garden is a sun trap which has been nicely landscaped with a patio and lawn, and a path leads to a spacious 430 square foot (40m²) garage which is wired and plumbed and could be used for a number of uses.
The first floor comprises two double bedrooms, both with wooden floors and fitted wardrobes, and the main bathroom, which is finished with subway tiling, a heated towel rail and separate bath and shower units.
The third bedroom is in the converted attic, which has oak flooring, the Velux windows also have two workspaces and an en-suite bathroom, again with subway tiles, a heated towel rail and a shower .
Close to Royal Hospital Klmainham, Phoenix Park, and public transport, it’s pretty clear why this property is in high demand, but you might have to pay 2.5 times the national average to secure it.