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Wonderfully restored Victorian house with several apartments 10 min to city - The James Joyce Apt - Sleeps up to 6 just 10 minutes to city by bus

People6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
6
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Cabra East - Glencourt Apartments

Selection of apartments just 10 minutes to sights and city all amenities close

We call this our Brendan Behan studio named after the infamous poet and novelist.

Refurbished to an extremely high standard this Victorian apartment has all the classic charm of years gone by but has all the modern comforts of today.

A beautifully bright apartment it has a bay window overlooking the city of Dublin with wonderful views of the mountains and surrounding area.

We have maintained some of the original features such as the marble fireplace and the high ceilings with coving. This gives a feeling of space and airiness that is hard to find in modern accommodations.

All of our apartments are fully equipped with microwave, cooker, fridge, iron, ironing board and hairdryer to make sure that your stay is as comfortable as can be.

The kitchen is fully equipped with all the utensils you would need for self catering and we provide freshly laundered bed linen and towels.

Laundry facilities are available also to guests free of charge.

Maps and information leaflets are provided in the apartment to help guests choose the best sights and things to do and see while staying there.

There is an excellent bus service right outside the front door so you can reach downtown in 10 minutes or less. Buses run regularly and are reliable. We suggest getting a Leap card to make life easier as most buses require exact change.

We are just a 3 minute walk from the supermarket which also has a pharmacy, bakery and butchers so you will have everything you need.

There are some lovely restaurants just 10 minute walks away and some wonderful pubs that play Irish music nightly.

The famous Guinness Storehouse is close at hand as well as the Jameson Distillery both of which run tours regularly and are worth a visit. Dublin is also renowned for it's famous Temple bar area for entertainment which is a bus ride away.

For art lovers the Irish Museum of Modern Art is 15 minutes away and the National Museum of Ireland is 10 minutes away.

Trinity College, Kilmainham Gaol, Ryan's Victorian Pub, St. Patricks Cathedral, are just some other of the many wonderful attractions that are available.

If you enjoy a stroll in the park then you are perfectly located to visit the beautiful Phoenix Park which has a playground and houses Dublin Zoo. It is well worth a visit and is only an 8 minute walk away. Bike hire is available here also.

For a small fee we can provide an airport transfer if requested and for anyone hiring a car there is free on street parking right outside the house.

All utilities and WiFi are included in the price also.

We hope we have provided enough information here for you but please don't hesitate to contact us if you need any further details.

Please check out our website for reviews from previous guests.

GUEST ACCESS

This studio is completely self contained so guests don't have to share facilities with anyone.

All utilitities, Wifi and parking are provided in the price so no nasty hidden extras. Laundry facilities available at no extra cost.

There is an excellant bus service that runs right by the house and is frequent and reliable.

Airport transfer available upon request for a fee.

Bike hire in the Phoenix Park which is just 8 minutes walk away.

Key safe available for guests arriving late at night/early in the morning.

INTERACTION WITH GUESTS

I manage to meet most guests on arrival but if I can't I nearly always get to meet them before they check out.

I'm always available by phone or email and am happy to assist guests in any way I can.

If I'm unable to meet guests on arrival I will email details of where to find the keys on arrival.

THE NEIGHBOURHOOD

This is a residential area and our property is located on a beautifully tree lined which runs right up the the entrance of the Phoenix Park. This park is the largest urban park in Europe and houses Dublin Zoo and the presidential home and offices as well as a children's playground. It is a wonderful park to visit and spans over 1750 acres.

The street also has beautiful Victorian red bricked houses all along it which date back to the 18th century so it really is a taste of old Dublin.

There is a major supermarket just 2 minutes walk as well as a pharmacy, bakery, coffee shops, bars, restaurants and many other amenities all within easy walking distance.

GETTING AROUND

There are several bus routes right outside the house which will take you directly to the city centre in less than 10 minutes. The 46A is a bus that stops right outside the house and will take you straight into the city. Busses are regular and reliable and we suggest getting a Leap card to make paying fares a little easier.

You can walk to the centre of Dublin as well in approx 30 minutes.

We are just a few minutes from the light rail system called "The Luas" which services the outer regions of Dublin if you plan on exploring outside of the city centre.

Heuston Train station is approx 10 minutes by car and Connolly Station is approx 25 minutes by car.

Taxis can be arranged upon request and if you need an airport transfer we can arrange this also for a fee.

Prices are available upon request.

More Details

Details for holiday apartment The James Joyce Apt - Sleeps up to 6 just 10 minutes to city by bus, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom

We have called this apartment The James Joyce after the Irish novelist. A recently refurbished apartment that sleeps 6 comfortably ideally situated close to the Phoenix Park and Botanic Gardens.

This apartment has recently been refurbished & is finished to a very high spec. All mod cons and comforts of home are provided. Within easy reach of all the fabulous restaurants, museums, parks, Aras an Uachtarain, Farmleigh House & of course shopping that Dublin has to offer.

Easy walk to numerous bus stops and train staions that will connect you with the Luas which will connect you with all of Dublin. There are also a number of great restuarants and pubs within a 10 minute walk from the apartment which we can highly recommend.

We provide a welcome pack with the basics such as bread and milk etc to get you on your feet. There is a major supermarket within a 5 minute walk so you will never run out of essentials. All mod cons are provided and there is linen and towels freshly launder

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Property Manager
Liam Travers
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2016
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About Liam Travers

I come from a family background in the hospitality industry.

I grew up in Kildare which is about 45 minutes from Dublin and worked for many years in my parents hotel there.

I emigrated to New York for a number of years and when I returned in 1990 I purchased this property in Dublin City.

As I am a qualified builder and carpenter I undertook to restore this house over a number of years and restore it to some of its former glory. As you can see from the pictures there are a lot of original features which I managed to retain and I am pleased that I can finally share them with people from all over the world.

I am now living in Kildare again and am married with a daughter.

As my parents before me I am committed to providing all of my guests with a wonderful holiday experience in a beautiful period house. I am available at all times for my guest either by phone or email and am happy to answer any query.

Liam Travers purchased this apartment in 1990

Why Liam Travers chose Dublin

I chose this location for the proximity to the city centre and of course the beautiful Victorian Redbrick lined North Circular Road.

These properties are a feature of Dublin and are preserved by Dublin Council. The fact that the Phoenix Park and the Botanic gardens are within walking distances is an absolute plus, providing plenty of recreational activity. Numerous pubs, restaurants are within walking distance and I feel that the house provides a sense of character and charm not matched by modern buildings and houses.

What makes this apartment unique

There are a number of benefits to staying in this property. Located close to the heart of the city of Dublin there is an excellant transport system by bus and light rail that means all of the sights can be visited with the minimum of fuss. The building itself is a beautiful Victorian property that has unique charm while offering all the modern comforts that a guest could expect.

The location is ideal as it is quiet while being convenient to all shopping, sights, transport, museums etc. that makes a holiday. Located beside the Phoenix park which is Europe's largest urban park the traveller can have a taste of the country while still remaining in the city.

There truly is something for everyone.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

The James Joyce Apt - Sleeps up to 6 just 10 minutes to city by bus
average rating of 4.5625 based on 16 reviews
5

Skøn og hyggelig lejlighed, pænt og rent, god stil

  • 5 of 5

Vi boede i James Joyes lejligheden i stuen med 5 overnatninger 4 voksne personer. En rigtig dejlig og hyggelig lejlighed med god plads til os alle, og vi følte os straks hjemme efter kort tid.

En rigtig hyggelig stue med køkken, et stort soveværelse med to dobbeltsenge samt et fint badeværelse. Lejligheden var pæn og ren da vi kom, vi blev godt modtaget af Fiona, som fortalte lidt om alt det praktiske, og gav os gode råd til oplevelser i området. Vi spiste bl.a. på restaurant Coto og var på Cobbelstone pub som begge skal opleves.

Vi boede i en lejlighed hvor alt var ok, et praktisk køkken med alt i udstyr, rigeligt med skabs plads i soveværelset, de dejligste senge at sove i, og et badeværelse med en fin bruser med rigeligt varmt vand til os 4. Det larmer lidt fra det lille bryggers, når der bruges vand, men det vænner man sig til. Der var god varme i lejligheden både morgen og aften men der bliver skruet helt ned i løbet af dagen, hvor man typisk er ude og opleve noget. Der er wi-fi og det er hurtigt og virker hele tiden. Husk adapter til strøm. Vi manglede måske en kost og en støvsuger, så vi selv kunne gøre lidt rent på de 6 dage.

Lejligheden ligger i et hyggeligt og meget roligt kvarter, hvor der kun er 5 min. gang til et stort supermarked og indkøbscenter, få minutters gang til flere hyggelige pubber, og man kan gå ned til centrum på ca. 20-25 min. Vi gik frem og tilbage til centrum alle dage, og det er faktisk en hyggelig tur at gå. Vi brugte slet ikke offentlig transport under hele vores ophold, men der er bus ca. 150-200 m. fra lejligheden.

Lejligheden levede helt op til vores forventninger, den var som vi var blevet lovet på de billeder, og den beskrivelse der er på Home Away og

på Glencourts apartments web side. Før vores ophold var jeg en del gange i kontakt med Liam og Fiona på mail, og de er meget hurtige til at svare på de spørgsmål man har.

Vi kan kun anbefale stedet, der er helt styr på tingene og man føler sig velkommen og godt tilpas fra start til slut under opholdet.

PS - Skal i på udflugter så tag busturene til Cliffs of Moher og turen til Wicklow og Glendalough, nogle fantastiske ture hvor du får oplevet skønne Irland - ud over alle oplevelserne i Dublin.

God tur og hils Fiona og Liam fra Flemming i Danmark.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great location close toi Phoenix park and the bus

  • 4 of 5

Liam and Fiona were wonderful throughout the process from booking until the day we vacated. The property was clean and very very comfy a true home away from home. All required amenities where supplied it was in fact a lovely stay and we will never hesitate to recommend this apartment to anyone in the future. Should I return to Dublin I know where I am staying. Good job guys and thanks for all your help, info and the transport to and from the airport.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Don't judge a book by it's cover

  • 4 of 5

When we first arrived at the apartment, we were skeptical. Several of the adjoining apartments were boarded up and the yards were overgrown. We saw lots of families/children walking down the sidewalk and the neighbor did not look bad....just an "up and coming" neighborhood. We were met at the door by Liam. He was a very friendly man and you could tell that he was hard at work renovating his lovely Victorian home. We booked the W.B. Yeats and the James Joyce apartments. Both were absolutely lovely. They were stocked with everything you needed to get started on your holiday (coffee, sugar, creamer, spices, etc.). Both units were well decorated and the beds were quite comfortable. The bathrooms were great and had good water pressure and were stocked with plenty of towels. There was a washer/dryer in each unit which was very convenient.There is a really nice grocery store within a few minutes walk and a nice pub on the corner (Hanlon's Pub). The food was good and the beer was cold!. It was easy to get to city centre from the apartment by bus...did not need a car at all. Took a taxi to the airport on our departure day. Used the taxi service Liam recommended and they were there exactly on time. Would definitely recommend these apartments and would stay again next time we visit Dublin.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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4

Beaut. apartment, good position, very kind owner

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable and beautiful apartment with a stunning bow window and the bus stop just in front. Just a note, a coolish temperature in the bathroom

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
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Ireland Stay

  • 5 of 5

Quite a lovely apartment, all the amenities needed for our 9 day stay. The apartment was clean, spacious and sound proof. The location was very convenient to the city, taxis were always available yet walking distance was just as easy. We visited the Zoo which is several blocks down the road, the Soulfood restaurant was fabulous, lots of quaint pubs to visit, food store the corner. Thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Ireland would definitely consider renting again and recommend to all. Thank you Liam.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
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Great apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was great... same as on pictures... The location was perfect only 10-15 minutes by foot from the center city... the kitchen and bathroom were equipped with all necessaries ( all the things you need and more) . The owner was perfect, with quick responses to all emails and questions. The apartment was equipped with a lot of brochures and city guides. We enjoined our staying there. We would definitely recommend this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
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Location

The Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar
St. Stephen's Green
Grafton Street
The Cobblestone Pub
L. Mulligan Grocer
Phoenix Park
National Gallery of Ireland
Irish Museum of Modern Art
Aras an Uachtaráin
Trinity College Dublin
Trinity College Library
The Book of Kells
Old Jameson Distillery
Kilmainham Gaol
O'connell street
Howth Cliff Walk
Greystones
Newgrange
Trim Castle
Irish National Stud, Kildare, Co. Kildare
Dublin Zoo
Croke Park Stadium
St. Patrick's Cathedral
National Museum of Ireland - Natural History
Glasnevin Cemetery
Nearest Airport
9 Kilometres
Dublin
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Hanlons Corner, Cobblestone for Trad music
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Dublin
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Heuston
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
N2, N4, M1, M50
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Soulful & L. Mulligan Bistro
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Portmarnock
Car: not necessary

This house is a beautiful Victorian building on a tree lined street adjacent to the Phoenix Park and and Botanic Gardens situtated just 10 minutes by bus from the city centre.

There is an excellent public transport service right outside the front door so a car isn't necessary.

There is a major supermarket just 3 minutes walk away as well as a pharmacy, bakery, butchers, medical centre and a laundromat for guests that need this facility.

There are cafes, pubs and restaurants all within easy walking distance (max 10 minutes) and one pub in particular plays traditional Irish music nightly and has to be visited during your stay. It's an old Irish pub and people gather nightly to play here. Not to be missed!

There are also excellent restaurants so if you don't want to cook you could pop into L. Mulligan's Bistro (check out the review it got in the NY Times), Plan B, Cucina, My Thai and various cafes for that all important cup of coffee and chat.

We have eaten in all of these establishments and we couldn't fault any of them so rest assured that you won't be disappointed.

If you plan on eating in the city then it's only a short bus ride or walk to find a wealth of restaurants and places to eat that will take your breath away. The quality and standard of food in Dublin not to mention the variety is second to none so there really is something for everyone.

There are also some takeaways nearby so if you don't want to cook or if you don't want to venture out this is an option also.

Following is a list of the some of the sights you would enjoy in Dublin.

All are within easy reach of our property and while there are many more than listed here we thought we would give you some to start with.

Top 10 sights close to our apartment

1. Phoenix Park - Europe's largest urban park and houses Dublin Zoo is just a 10 minute walk

2. Guinness Storehouse - 20 minutes

3. Trinity College - Houses the famous and beautiful Book of Kells is only 10 minutes by bus

4. The National Botanic Gardens - 15 minute by bus

5. The National Gallery of Ireland - 15 minute by bus

6. Farmleigh House - also in the Phoenix Park which is a 10 minute walk

7.St. Patrick's Cathedral - 15 minutes by bus

8. National Museum of Ireland - 15 minutes by bus

9. Kilmainham Gaol - 15 minutes by bus

10. Jameson Distillery - 10 minutes walk

These are only some of the wonderful sights that are on our doorstep.

Each apartment has information on the fantastic things to do and see while in Dublin and of course we are happy to recommend other things to see and do while you are here.

Excellant tourist offices are also dotted throughout the city which can provide information on day trips, tours and other excursions that might be of interest.

Finally we want to assure you that we take great pride in our house and our apartments. We are committed to providing a quality stay and I have personally restored the apartments myself over the last 5 years.

Cleanliness and value for money are our priority and we aim to provide each guest with wonderful memories of a holiday in Dublin in a wonderful restored Victorian house.

We look forward to meeting you.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Cabra East, County Dublin

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DECEMBER UP TO 19TH
1 Dec 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£248
for 3 nights
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£68
£470
 
 
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR 2016
20 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£388
for 3 nights
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£115
£640
 
 
JANUARY
4 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£312
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£90
£538
 
 
FEBRUARY
1 Feb 2017 - 22 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£341
for 3 nights
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£100
£615
 
 
FEBRUARY
23 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£555
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£171
 
 
FEBRUARY
27 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£239
for 2 nights
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£98
 
 
MARCH UP TO 10TH
1 Mar 2017 - 10 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£341
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£100
£615
 
 
ST. PATRICKS
11 Mar 2017 - 21 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£593
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£184
£832
 
 
MARCH
22 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£341
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£100
£615
 
 
APRIL & MAY
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£542
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£166
£734
 
 
JUNE, JULY & AUGUST 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£593
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£184
£832
 
 
SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£542
for 3 nights
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£166
£734
 
 
NOVEMBER
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£337
for 3 nights
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£98
£615
 
 
DECEMBER
1 Dec 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£337
for 3 nights
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£98
£615
 
 
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR
20 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£593
for 3 nights
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£184
£832
 
 
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3 night minimum stay
£593
for 3 nights
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£184
£593
 

Additional pricing information

CLEANING FEE £43

PLEASE CONTACT US FOR RATES FOR 3 - 7 NIGHT STAYS
Cleaning fee included.
Towels, bed linen are supplied.
Wifi and all utilities are included.
Free on street parking if necessary
Airport transfer available upon request for €30 fee payable to driver.

A deposit of 25% is required to confirm a reservation and the balance is due 6 weeks prior to arrival.

Payment can be made by bank transfer or by credit card using PayPal which incurs a 3.9% surcharge.
All prices are fully inclusive of all taxes.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for The James Joyce Apt - Sleeps up to 6 just 10 minutes to city by busin Cabra East in County Dublin

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 520 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Full bathroom with electric shower A hairdryer is provided Freshly laundered towels are provided
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double pull out bed in living area
  • There are two double beds in the main bedroom that will faciltate 4 people comfortably. There is a double pull down sofa bed in the living area that will sleep 2 people. All bed linen and towels are provided. There is plenty of storage space with a complete wardrobe and a chest of drawers.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • bay fishing
Notes:
All apartment are located in this house which has been lovingly restored to its former glory over the years by myself. Located just 10 minutes from the city centre by bus guests can relax and retreat to a wonderfully quiet house at the end of a busy day sightseeing and shopping. Buses are right outside the front door and are regular and convenient. There is a major supermarket less than 5 minutes walk away and also a bakery, pharmacy, cafe & newsagents so you will have all the provisions you need for the duration of your stay. There are some wonderul restaurants in the area and there are also some great pubs with traditional Irish music nightly. WIFI is provided and if necessary parking is free on street in front of the house. If you plan on doing a lot of sightseeing in the city we recommend you use public transport as parking can be difficult and also expensive.

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