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Wonderfully restored Victorian house with several apartments 10 min to city - The Molly Malone Studio - sleeps 2/3 people 10 min by bus to city ctr

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
3
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 Molly Malone Studio - sleeps 2/3 people 10 min by bus to city ctr, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, 1 Bathroom

This studio is called after Molly Malone who was one of Ireland's famous barrow girls dating back to the 1600's.

Located on the 2nd floor this studio is bright and as it's located at the back of the house it is wonderully quiet and peaceful.

It is warm and cosy and has all the facilities to make the guest feel like they are at home away from home.

There is a standard double bed and a pull down sofa bed suitable for 1 person making it the perfect located for 3 people or a couple with a child.

There is a fully equipped kitchen with microwave and regular oven and cooker. All utensils are provided for convenience.

We also provide WIFI and cable TV and there is a private bathroom with shower & a hairdryer.

Freshly laundered towels and bed linen are all provided.

The supermarket, bakery, cafe are all within a 5 minute walk and there are great pubs and restaurants in the area also.

There is an excellant bus service outside the front door which will take you to the city in 10 min

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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 -
(29 traveller reviews)

The Molly Malone Studio - sleeps 2/3 people 10 min by bus to city ctr
average rating of 4.62069 based on 29 reviews
5

Such a great base for your rambling through Dublin

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 4 nights in Molly Malone Studio and were fully satisfied with what we were getting! The studio was well equipped, clean and quiet. 10 minutes of walk to Phoenix Park (and Dublin Zoo). Bus station (46A) in front of the house with direct connection to O'Connell Street. Very close to the nearest Tesco. We also appreciated the little kitchen for preparing breakfast.

I want to thank Liam for the his professionality and very good communication. He provided us all necessary info that helped us in a short time to get oriented in the city and recognise what's really worth to see.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI Milos Thank you so much for your wonderful review and taking the time to write it. We find guests love this apartment and the location is great for sightseeing and exploring Dublin. It was lovely to meet you and we hope you can come back and visit us again soon. Liam and Fiona
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Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I stayed in the Molly Malone studio from Nov 1 - Nov 12, 2016. It was VERY clean, and Liam was incredibly helpful with anything that we needed. The neighborhood was safe, and the bus stop was very close. We love Dublin, and would stay at this apartment again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Danielle Thank you for the great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed Dublin and our apartment. Hope you can come back and visit us again sometime. Liam
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Convenient location

  • 4 of 5

We recently spent 7 days in Dublin playing tourist. We stayed in the Molly Malone studio during our stay. It totally met our needs and Liam was great to work with. We liked the convenience of accessing the city buses to get to various location around the city. We felt safe living and walking around the neighborhood. The only slight downside was the apartment was a bit small for the 2 of us and all of our luggage but we knew the size when we booked the studio. Also the shower is very small. It worked for us but a larger or tall person may have issues. The internet connectivity was slow and intermittent at times. We would definitely stay there again but would reserve one of them larger apartments.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jeanne Thank you for taking the time to write this review for us. We are so pleased you loved the location and we too think it's a great place to stay when visiting the sights of Dublin. Many people have commented on the easy access to the city centre. This is a studio apartment and is compact and cosy with everything you need for a self catering holiday. Just to let you know we have recently added laundry facilities for guests which means next time you come you can travel lighter. We would love to welcome you back soon. Liam
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Lovely little apartment

  • 4 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay. Very close to shops pubs and parks. Clean & tidy. A short drive to the city centre. Our first time away with a young baby. Almost everything we needed in the apartment. Definitely coming back to Dublin and will be in touch for a bigger apartment.liam very helpful. Thank you very much

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Clare Thanks for the great review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We would love to welcome you back again sometime soon. Keep in touch. Liam
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Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

It was a pleasure to be in Liam's apartment. Although its small we were 4 (2 adults and 2 children) and it was enough for us. It has got everything you need for your stay. It's next to the bus stop so you don't have to walk to much to be in the apartment from the bus and if you want you can walk to the centre, we did it with my 2 daughters and it was just a walk. If I return again to Dublin I would repeat and if someone asked me for an apartment I would recomend Liam's one! Thank you!!!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi there Thank you for your very kind comments. We try to give everyone a wonderful experience when staying with us and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Glencourt. Please pass my regards to your family and hope to see you again soon. Liam
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Tranquillamente a dublino

  • 4 of 5

Siamo stati a dublino 5 giorni e abbiamo soggiornato in 3 persone nell'appartamento Melly Malone, di proprietà di Liam Travers. Siamo stati veramente bene, la stanza è carina e molto pulita e abbiamo anche potuto usufruire di tè, caffè, pane e frutta al nostro arrivo. Il centro della città si raggiunge facendo una bella camminata di circa mezz'ora intercalata da una buona colazione tipica in uno dei locali che si trovano lungo il percorso. La sera abbiamo sempre preso il bus che impiega 10 minuti. Dovessi consigliare amici...lo farei sicuramente.

Federica, Gaetano e Virginia

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie per la meravigliosa recensione. Ci auguriamo che possa tornare a stare con noi di nuovo in futuro.
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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

Rental Basis:
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DECEMBER UP TO 19TH
1 Dec 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£173
for 3 nights
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£51
£333
 
 
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR 2016
20 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£249
for 3 nights
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£76
£401
 
 
JANUARY
4 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£203
for 3 nights
From
£61
£346
 
 
FEBRUARY
1 Feb 2017 - 22 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£232
for 3 nights
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£70
£392
 
 
FEBRUARY
23 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£287
for 3 nights
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£89
 
 
FEBRUARY
27 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£159
for 2 nights
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£69
 
 
MARCH
1 Mar 2017 - 10 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£259
for 3 nights
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£79
£439
 
 
ST. PATRICKS
11 Mar 2017 - 21 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£287
for 3 nights
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£89
£527
 
 
MARCH 22ND - 31ST
22 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£259
for 3 nights
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£79
£439
 
 
APRIL & MAY
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£274
for 3 nights
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£84
£485
 
 
JUNE, JULY & AUGUST
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£287
for 3 nights
From
£89
£527
 
 
SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£272
for 3 nights
From
£84
£485
 
 
NOVEMBER
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£203
for 3 nights
From
£61
£346
 
 
DECEMBER
1 Dec 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£203
for 3 nights
From
£61
£346
 
 
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR
20 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£287
for 3 nights
From
£89
£532
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£287
for 3 nights
From
£89
£532
 

Additional pricing information

CLEANING FEE £21

RATES AVAILABLE FOR 3 - 7 NIGHT STAY AND FOR LONG TERM RENTAL

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.

Prices include taxes, cleaning, Wifi, parking and towels/bed linen are provided.

Airport transfer available for €35 upon request.

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.

Prices include taxes, cleaning, Wifi, parking and towels/bed linen are provided.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for The Molly Malone Studio - sleeps 2/3 people 10 min by bus to city ctrin Cabra East in County Dublin

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 20 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Power shower, towels provided, hairdryer provided
  • Towels provided as is a hairdryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa bed sleeps 1 person
  • 1 standard double bed and a single pull down sofa bed suitable for 1 person. All bed linen is provided as is towels and a hairdryer.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • 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
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. We provide leaflets and information on popular things to do in each apartment & of course we are happy to advise

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