Investments in Dún Laoghaire and Dundrum with character

Taney Buildings offer a cut-stone period feel while Ventour House is a listed building

Two interesting southside investments hit the market this week through agent HWBC.

The first is composed of three adjoining cut-stone period buildings – each with own-door access – at Eglinton Terrace in Dundrum, Dublin 14. Called the Taney Buildings, they were once a parish school, church and schoolmaster's house.

In total, there is a combined 626sq m (6,740sq ft) of space and seven car-parking spaces.

This location is a short walk to the village, the Luas and Dundrum Town Centre. The agent is quoting €2.6 million for the unlisted investment which is suitable for a variety of used subject to planning permission. It is zoned Objective MTC “to protect, provide for and/or improve major town centre facilities”.


It comes to the market with vacant possession and is currently laid out in a combination of open-plan office space and meeting rooms.

Ventour House

The second investment is a listed period office just off Dún Laoghaire’s main street at Ventour House, 1 Corrig Avenue. Extending to 325 sq m (3,500sq ft), it has eight car-parking spaces and could be converted back to residential use (subject to planning permission).

Ventour House, for sale at €1.5 million, comes to market with vacant possession while the agent also says it may consider leasing the building at €120,000 per annum on new lease terms.

The location, opposite Dún Laoghaire Garda station, is within walking distance of the Dart, bus routes and the seafront.