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Liam Travers

Member since: 2010
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Wonderfully restored Victorian house with several apartments 10 min to city - W B Yeats Apartment - sleeps 6

20 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 W B Yeats Apartment - sleeps 6, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom

This apartment is called The W B Yeats after the famous Irish poet. We have just completed work on this apartment 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. This apartment has been lovingly restored to a very high degree while retaining a lot of the original features to provide a classic and extremely luxurious stay. This is a luxury apartment 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. There is one large bedroom with 1 double bed and a single bed and in the living room there is 2 pull down sofas so the apartment can sleep 6 comfortably. A baby travel cot can be provided upon request. City centre is 10 min
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Liam Travers (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Call Manager
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 20 holidaymaker reviews

W B Yeats Apartment - sleeps 6
average rating of 4.6 based on 20 reviews
Edmonton
5

Spacious, gracious, and a wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I stayed in the W.B. Yeats suite, and it was even better than the pictures show, with mile-high (okay, 12- or 14-foot) ceilings and an enormous living/dining/kitchen area with a view in the distance of the hills surrounding Dublin. Dishwasher, washing machine, glorious shower, all the comforts of home, if you live in a very nice home. I was really pleased with the location. It feels like a Dublin neighbourhood and you can easily walk everywhere: to the National Decorative Arts & History Museum, down to the Liffey and its multiple bridges, to the Jamieson Distillery area...really, you can walk everywhere, and that is one of my favourite ways to see a new place. If you're not a walk-o-phile like me, the apartment also has excellent bus connections and buses in Dublin are great. This is a wonderful place to stay, especially since Liam is an extraordinarily genial host and he's a very present and helpful owner. I particularly liked that our suite, the W. B. Yeats, had volumes of the great poet's work on display. When you come away to Dublin, o human child, come here!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maravilloso apartamento

  • 5 of 5

Maravilloso apartamento. Limpio, cómodo y bien comunicado ( Hay una parada de autobús en la misma puerta). Con Liam (dueño) todo facilidades, nos ayudo en todo lo que le pedimos. Muchas gracias por todo Liam y espero que la próxima vez que vayamos, nos podamos ver y tomar una cervecita.

Miguel Rodriguez

  • Review Submitted: Dec 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderfull Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Nice quiet location, only 20 minutes away by walk to the city centre. Very efficient public transport link to the centre. There is also a supermarket, coffee shops, pharmacies a few minutes away. Overall it was a good base to explore Dublin. parking was also available in front of the apartment. Liam (the owner) was always available when you need some help. Definitely, I would recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
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Dublin stay

  • 4 of 5

The apt was bright, clean and spacious with all amenities. It made a nice change from the B&B experience. A few odds and ends would have been helpful like paper towels and garbage bags but for the most part we had everything we needed. Would totally stay here again. Thanks Liam.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Highly Recommend

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed the Dublin apartment! Arrival was wonderful, with Liam meeting us upon arrival. Parking right in front of the apartment was a huge plus and access to bus lines was easy and efficient. Shopping, chemist and post office within walking distance. Wonderful stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Nice

  • 5 of 5

The space in the apartment was very efficient and six of us were able to stay there comfortably. The place looks just as it does in the photos, and Liam was extremely helpful to us. The property was clean and very well taken care of -definitely recently redone. We enjoyed the close proximity to the bus lines and the grocery store and also the quiet area we were in.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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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.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Dublin, County Dublin

Rental Basis:
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JULY
1 Jul 2016 - 31 Jul 2016
3 night minimum stay
£344
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£603
 
 
AUGUST
1 Aug 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
3 night minimum stay
£582
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£180
£817
 
 
SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£532
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£163
£721
 
 
NOVEMBER
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
£331
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£96
£603
 
 
DECEMBER UP TO 19TH
1 Dec 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£335
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£98
£603
 
 
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR 2016
20 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£582
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£180
£817
 
 
JANUARY 2017
4 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£306
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£528
 
 
FEBRUARY 2017
1 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£335
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MARCH 2017 UP TO 11TH
1 Mar 2017 - 11 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£335
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£603
 
 
ST. PATRICKS 2017 11TH TO 21ST
12 Mar 2017 - 21 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£582
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£817
 
 
MARCH 2017
22 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£306
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£553
 
 
APRIL & MAY 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£532
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£163
£721
 
 
JUNE, JULY & AUGUST 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£582
for 3 nights
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£180
£817
 
 
SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£532
for 3 nights
From
£163
£721
 
 
NOVEMBER 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£331
for 3 nights
From
£96
£603
 
 
DECEMBER 2017 UP TO 19TH
1 Dec 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£331
for 3 nights
From
£96
£603
 
 
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR 2017
20 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£582
for 3 nights
From
£180
£817
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£582
for 3 nights
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£180
£817
 

Additional pricing information

CLEANING FEE £42

RATES AVAILABLE FOR 3 - 7 NIGHT STAY

LOW SEASON - €500 PW
HIGH SEASON - €800 PW

AIRPORT TRANSFER AVAILABLE FOR €30 FEE PAYABLE TO THE 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, cleaning, utilities, Wifi, parking.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for W B Yeats Apartment - sleeps 6in Dublin in County Dublin

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 48 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Spacious shower/bathroom
  • Large shower tray with excellant power shower. Towels provided
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - Double and single bed in bedroom and living area sleeps 3
  • Large bright double bedroom with double and single bed to sleep 3 people comfortably. Living area sleeps another 3 on pull down sofa beds. Bed linen supplied.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
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

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