Purbeck, Monkstown, Co Dublin
Asking price: €1.15m
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 288 0088
The hot-button issue in South County Dublin this week was the escalation of the Dryrobe wars, with some seaside residents complaining about too many non-locals rocking up to Seapoint, Sandycove and the Forty Foot in the hooded-and-zipped towels to go for a winter dip.
Pandemic restrictions have reinvigorated our national love of sea-swimming and the new residents of Purbeck, a new development in the south Dublin coastal suburb of Monkstown, won’t have to venture far in their Dryrobes: the entrance to Purbeck is opposite Brighton Avenue, making the Seapoint bathing spot just a five-minute walk away.
The row of seven contemporary-style four-bed houses off the Monkstown Road is right beside its namesake property Purbeck Lodge, a Georgian two-storey-over-basement pile. From the Monkstown Road, Purbeck Lodge looks like a detached home, but it is joined at the rear to Heathville.
Purbeck Lodge was built around…