Modern family house in a lovely suburb of Dublin

Modern family house in a lovely suburb of Dublin

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our three bedroom family house is in a very quiet side street in the suburb of Terenure and was fully refurbished and extended in 2017. The house is ~ 120m2 and is on excellent bus routes to the city centre (10-15 minutes, the same on a bike!) and 8 minutes to the M50 motorway, connecting to the motorways to Cork (2.5hrs), Limerick (2hrs), Galway (2hrs), Kilkenny (1.25 hrs), Waterford (2 hrs) and Belfast (2 hrs). We are also only 15 minutes from the Dublin/Wicklow mountains with Glendalough and the Vale of Avoca less than an hour way.

Our home is an excellent base for a family looking to explore Dublin and the rest of Ireland. There is ample free parking and we would consider a car swap too. There is so much to do in and around Dublin and all across Ireland. Our house is 15 minutes from the centre of Dublin if you would like to spend time in town and there is so much discover all across the country if you like exploring and the great outdoors!

The best websites to get a taster are:
https://www.visitdublin.com/
https://www.lonelyplanet.com/ireland/dublin
https://www.discoverireland.ie/
https://www.ireland.com/en-au/
https://www.irelandsancienteast.com/

http://www.glendalough.ie/
https://powerscourt.com/

The house is open plan downstairs with two huge sliding doors (6.25m2 each) opening to the westerly facing back garden, and a high spec kitchen with modern induction hob, double oven, fridge freezer etc. It is a lovely, safe neighbourhood and we have great neighbours and all the children playing out in the front garden together. We have children's bikes, 2 adult bikes and scooters that can all be borrowed.

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Who we are

  1. We are a family with three young children aged 6, 4 and 1 . My husband is a project manager and I am a French teacher.

  2. 2019: Our dream is to do a long exchange this summer (at least 3 weeks) with another family and would particularly like to go somewhere close to the mountains or where there are a variety of childrens activities or summer camps available. We are open to anywhere in the world as long as it is great for children!

    We would also be interested in doing houseswaps around Ireland during the other school holidays
    We love travel, meeting new people, doing outdoor sports like trail running, swimming, cycling, skiing and hiking, eating good food and spending time as a family.

  3. We love travelling and spending as much time as possible outdoors. We spend our weekends exploring other areas of the country, hiking in the local woods and mountains and (on warmish days!) at one of the beaches. We like cycling, swimming, hiking, skiing, trail running and seeing beautiful views. We speak English, French and some Spanish and love learning about different cultures and countries. We're keen to share our love of the world and travel with our children and hopefully help you to do the same!

    We did our first house swap in Spain this summer and another in Sligo, Ireland in October and loved both. It was such a privelege having the opportunity to show the girls a completely different way of life.

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Where is it?

Your neighbourhood

Terenure is very family oriented area with a large park, 15+ cafés/restaurants including Thai, Italian, Mexican, Japanese, Pizza, Burger, Steakhouse and modern Irish cuisine and 3-4 pubs. It also boasts one of Dublin's best wine bars and has three supermarkets (Aldi, Lidl and Tescos), all within walking distance from our house.
Bushy Park Market runs every Saturday from 10am- 4pm in Terenure. It has 30+ stalls serving up the most delicious street food available in the city, alfresco style. It has a large range of artisan produce and a great variety of Irish crafts. The park also has a duck pond and large playground.

Best restaurants
Bellagio's, Green Man Wines, Craft
Nightlife
Temple Bar
Favourite cafés
Foam, The Lovely Food Co, Mayfield
Where to go shopping
https://m.dundrum.ie
Your area's cultural and historical landmarks
Dublin Castle, St Patrick's Cathedral, Jeanie Johnston Tallship and Famine Museum, Trinity College Dublin, The National Gallery, Kilmainham Gaol, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, Rathfarnham Castle, Malahide Castle,
Local walks
Phoenix Park, Tymon Park, Marlay Park,
Places you love to exercise
Fairy Castle, Tibradden Woods, Cruagh Woods, Hellfire Club,
Top day trips
Glendalough, Powerscourt House and Gardens, Airfield, Dublin Zoo

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