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Liam Travers

Member since: 2010
Speaks English

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

13 Reviews
People6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

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

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

All of our apartments have been named after famous Irish authors or poets which gives each apartment its own individual personality and gives guests the chance to experience the what it must have been like to live in a Victorian house many years ago.

We have just completed work on our W.B. Yeats and have restored it to some of it's former glory with original features such as the marble fireplaces, coving and a beautiful bay window overlooking Dublin city and mountains.

There is a double bed and a single bed in the main bedroom and there are 2 pull down sofa beds in the living area. This apartment sleeps 6 comfortably.

The James Joyce is located on the ground floor and has the same beautiful features such as the high ceilings, coving and marble fireplaces. This apartment sleeps 6 with 2 double beds in the main bedroom and a pull down sofa bed in the living area for 2 also which means it can sleep 6 in total.

The Samuel Beckett was our first apartment that we developed and has a more modern feel to it but provides every comfort and convenience that you would expect of a luxury holiday let. There is a double and a single bed in the main bedroom and a double pull down sofa bed in the main living area which allows for a total of 5 people to sleep comfortably.

Our Molly Malone studio sleeps 2/3 people comfortably and is the ideal location for exploring the city of Dublin. There is a double bed and a pull down sofa bed that's suitable for 1 person.

The kitchen is fully equipped and there is free WiFi. There is TV/DVD as well as a power shower in the bathroom.

There is a fully equipped kitchen in every apartment and dining area that will cater for all guests and the bathrooms are spacious and modern. For anyone considering an extended stay they can be guaranteed to enjoy all the comforts of home. A cot can be provided upon request.

These apartments have been lovingly restored to a very high degree while retaining a lot of the original features to provide a classic and extremely luxurious stay. All are luxury apartments with all the comforts of home.

It is a wonderful location close to all the attractions and sights while being a relaxing bright and spacious apartment to come home to at the end of the day.

The apartment is in a beautiful large red brick Victorian building on a tree lined street.

Within easy reach of the famous Temple bar area as well as the fabulous restaurants, museums, parks, Trinity College and Library, Farmleigh House and of course shopping that Dublin has to offer.

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

You can visit a local pub called the Cobblestone just a short walk away that provides traditional Irish music for your entertainment and is a great night out.

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 laundered for your use.

For anyone considering exploring Ireland further there is a car hire company close by and Heuston Station is approx 15-20 minute walk.

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.

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.

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
Liam Travers (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Speaks English

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

4.6
based on 13 holidaymaker reviews

The James Joyce Apt - Sleeps up to 6 just 10 minutes to city by bus
average rating of 4.6153846 based on 13 reviews
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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beautiful apartment in a great location

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in the James Joyce apartment, the flat was beautifully decorated with ample space for all 6 of us. The apartment was in a great location, right next to the local tescos and a 5 minute walk away from Phoenix park, as well as being right next to a bus stop which took you into the centre of town.

Liam was there to meet us when we arrived at the apartment and was quick to arrange taxis from the airport which was a great help as we had never visited before. We thoroughly enjoyed staying in the apartment and would definitely recommend it to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful apartment, just as advertised. Of all the places we stayed in Ireland this was perhaps the best mix of authentic character and convenience. The owners (Liam and Fiona) were extremely accommodating and polite and the apartment was perfect. Whether you are looking for a home base from which to experience the culture and beauty of Dublin or simply trying to take a few days off to relax (we were looking for a little of both), this is a fantastic and affordable option. Five stars!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 26, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2013
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"Everything was as promis...

  • 5 of 5

"Everything was as promised, even better. The apartment was clean and the kitchen fully equipped.

The neighborhood was quiet, close to main tourist attractions, bus station and a supermarket.

Best accommodation one can get in order to have a great vacation in Dublin."

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
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Location

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.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Dublin, County Dublin

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
JULY
1 Jul 2016 - 31 Jul 2016
3 night minimum stay
£344
for 3 nights
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£101
£604
 
 
AUGUST
1 Aug 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
3 night minimum stay
£583
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£180
£818
 
 
SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£533
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£164
£722
 
 
NOVEMBER
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
£336
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£98
£604
 
 
DECEMBER UP TO 19TH
1 Dec 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£336
for 3 nights
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£98
£604
 
 
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR 2016
20 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£583
for 3 nights
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£180
£818
 
 
JANUARY
4 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£306
for 3 nights
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£88
£529
 
 
FEBRUARY
1 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£336
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£98
£604
 
 
MARCH UP TO 10TH
1 Mar 2017 - 10 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£336
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£98
£604
 
 
ST. PATRICKS
11 Mar 2017 - 21 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£583
for 3 nights
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£180
£818
 
 
MARCH
22 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£336
for 3 nights
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£98
£604
 
 
APRIL & MAY
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£533
for 3 nights
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£164
£722
 
 
JUNE, JULY & AUGUST 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£583
for 3 nights
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£180
£818
 
 
SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£533
for 3 nights
From
£164
£722
 
 
NOVEMBER
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£331
for 3 nights
From
£97
£604
 
 
DECEMBER
1 Dec 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£331
for 3 nights
From
£97
£604
 
 
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR
20 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£583
for 3 nights
From
£180
£818
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£583
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Additional pricing information

CLEANING FEE £42

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 Dublin 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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