Building momentum: the new homes schemes coming this autumn

Country’s housebuilders launch hundreds of new apartments, houses

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The big new launch this autumn for Ardstone Homes, will be its 40 three-, four- and five-bed homes at Ballinahinch Wood, Ashford, Co Wicklow, a development of 169 homes, where prices are expected to start in the late €300,000s through agents Sherry FitzGerald New Homes when it launches in late October or early November. The developer is is also bringing a further 30 homes in its new phase at its White Pines scheme at Stocking Avenue, Rathfarnham in Dublin 16, where the first residents are moving in to the 40 units already sold. Prices here will start from €415,000 when it launches this month. Phase four of Muileann, on Kettle’s Lane in Kinsealy, has just launched with 21 two-, three- and four-bed homes starting from €300,000 through joint agents Savills and Kevin Flanigan.

Its next phase at Castle Farm, Naas brings another 25 fine three- and four-bedroom traditional style homes to the market.


Seamount Rise, on Seamount Road, Malahide is Ballymore’s latest development although it isn’t launching until early 2019. It promises high quality and spacious four- and five-bed family houses ranging from 158 to 185 sq m through agent SherryFitzGerald.

Meanwhile the developer is bringing the final phase at Camden, Royal Canal Park, Dublin 15, where the last 20 units are being brought to market. Connectivity in this development will be enhanced by the fact that funding is now in place for the train station. Agents expect it to be delivered in 18 months.   

Ballymore has two ongoing developments in Naas. At Stoneleigh, there are 22 units being sold through joint agents SherryFitzGerald and CME Estate Agents with two-bed bungalows starting from €315,000, three-bed semi-detached houses from €340,000 and four-bed detached houses from €460,000.

Phase two at Bellingsfield sees 25 more three- and four-bed semi and detached houses for sale through joint agents Savills and CME Naas with prices starting from €345,000.

Castlethorn Construction

This developer’s new scheme is Dun Rioga, in Dunshaughlin, Co Meath, and is due to come to market around Halloween. When finished it will comprise 142 houses set on both sides of the road. The first 30 houses to sell are situated on the sporty side of the street, beside Dunshaughlin GAA club, and will comprise a mix of three- and four- bed units. SherryFitzgerald New Homes expects the three-bed terraced units to start in the late €200,000s.

The house builder’s Belarmine Woods estate is in its final selling phase with the last 25 units in Stepaside, about a 15-minute walk to the Luas, just launching. 

In Brighton Wood, Foxrock, Dublin 18, there are 38 units sold here with the first residents moving in, while phase two, about 25 more semi- and detached homes are coming to market. This phase includes two two-bed detached houses targeting traders down in the area. Prices from €850,000 to about €1.5million. 

Phase four of Somerton, on Newcastle Road in Lucan, sees 50 more three-, four- and five-bed units coming to the market through joint agents Savills and Leahy Residential. 126 sold to date in a development of 246.

Gannon Homes

Gannon Homes is banking on Swords with 120 homes in the final phase of Millers Glen sold in the year to date, says commercial director Shane Daly. 

Its latest launch will be Belcamp, on the Malahide Road, to the northwest of the town where it has secured planning for 150 houses at Belcamp Hall, a protected Georgian building that is now derelict. The 81 hectare site, which the company paid €104million for in 2004, is also home to what was Belcamp College and Gannon is investing in playing pitches as part of its planning application. “The Swords Express means it’s a journey time of 30 minutes to the city centre,” Daly says.

While the Swords development won’t be on stream until early next year, at Belltree, Clongriffin, Dublin 13 the housebuilder is bringing its next phase of three-bed terraced houses to market. Prices for the two-storey units, of which there are 30, start from €365,000. The development is a 17-minute Dart ride from Connolly although currently not all trains stop at the station.

Meanwhile in Kinsale, Co Cork, Gannon launches phase three- of Kinsale Manor later this month with 22 three-bed semi prices starting from €340,000.

Cosgrave Group

The big news from Cosgrave Group is the sizeable four-bed homes at Cedarview at Northwood in Santry Demesne where it is selling the first 25 homes in the estate. Prices here start from €465,000 and buyers will be in by Christmas.

Meanwhile, The Dublin Loft Company, run by next generation Cosgrave brothers Mark and Andrew, is bringing 14 three- and four-bed homes to market at Northwood Green, Santry. Prices for the three-beds start from €385,000, while the four-beds start at €415,000.

At Cosgrave’s established sites on the Upper Glenageary Road in Dun Laoghaire the former Dun Laoghaire Golf Club site, 20 large four-bed homes will be launched at Fairways where prices start from €795,000 through agent Hooke & MacDonald. In addition the group is launching 25 large two- and three- bed apartments at adjacent Eustace Court. Prices for the two-beds start from €455,000. The three-beds start from €560,000.

Cairn Homes

The housebuilding firm has been busy and is bringing more than 160 units to market this autumn.  Thirty to 35 homes will be offered at At The View at Glenheron, Greystones, with show homes open for the first time from late September. Three-beds here start from €450,000 while the four-beds will be priced from €499,950, through agent SherryFitzgerald.

At Parkside, on the Malahide Road, Belmayne, Dublin 13, a further 30 units are coming to market including four-bed A-rated homes from €455,000 as well as two- and three-bed apartments and duplexes starting at €285,000 through agent Hooke & MacDonald.

Cairn is also concluding its very successful Marianella development in Rathgar, Dublin 6 where the final 15 units come to market. These include two- and three- bed apartments as well as three- and five-bed houses selling through joint agents Knight Frank and Hooke & MacDonald.

A further six units are coming to market at Albany, a boutique scheme totalling 20 homes on Killiney Hill Road. Prices are not yet firmed up on these properties.  

In Ashbourne, Co Meath, a further 25 three- and four-bed homes come to market at Churchfields, with prices respectively from €330,000 and €375,000 through joint agents Hooke & MacDonald and REA T&J Gavigan At Shackleton Park, Lucan, Cairn is launching 25 large three- and four- beds respectively from €340,000 and €375,000 and another 25 units at Elsmore, Naas, Co Kildare with prices from €305,000 for three-beds and from €350,000 for four-beds through Coonan New Homes and Hooke & MacDonald.

Park Developments

Park Developments made headlines earlier this year when it sold Fernbank, in Churchtown an apartment scheme of 262 units in one lot to Irish Life Investment Managers. The deal was said to be worth more than €100million and Park is using the funds to accelerate other Dublin developments. 

At Hamilton Park, Castleknock, Dublin 15 it launches a new phase of 30 three- and four-bed semi-detached houses respectively from €485,000 and from €520,000 while at Clay Farm, Leopardstown, Dublin 18, one of the best suburban developments in terms of adjacency to good public transport links, a new launch sees 10 three-beds and 16 four-bed units coming to market with prices ranging from €500,000 to €640,000.  

Glenveagh Properties

Glenveagh is currently building Herbert Hill an apartment scheme on Dundrum’s Sandyford Road. Situated opposite one of the entrances to the Dundrum Town Centre and minutes from the Balally green line Luas stop, the block will comprise 90 units of one-, two- and three- bed apartments as well as penthouses. The first units are expected to launch early next year with prices yet to be confirmed by selling agent SherryFitzGerald New Homes.

Meanwhile, the company has already sold four of its 20 units off plans at Proby Place, Blackrock, on the site of the former McLysaght nursery buildings.

The remaining 16 four- and five-bed homes, which feature smart courtyard extensions, range in price from €1.05million to €1.47million.

In Greystones, 30 of its 50 apartments at Marina Village, which launched last May, are sold and SherryFitzGerald New Homes is selling the remaining 20 units, with one-beds starting from €425,000 and two-beds from €535,000.

A dozen three-bed townhouses at the same complex will also come to market with prices expected to be in the late €500,000s.

The Shore, also at Marina Village will launch more large four- and five-bed next season. With views over North Beach these will be probably set around the €950,000 mark.

Chartered Land

Lansdowne Place, Ballsbridge is where Chartered Land’s focus remains with 20 units being brought to market in this luxurious Dublin 4 development built on the former 6.8 acre site of the Berkeley Court and Jury’s Hotel. Prices for one-bed units start from €800,000, two-beds start from €900,000 and three-bed units are from €2.15million at this O’Mahony Pike designed scheme. A penthouse is also being released through joint agents Sherry FitzGerald New Homes and Savills. Costing a whopping €7.5million it will include a fit-out by London-based interior designers Goddard Littlefair.

The O’Flynn Group

The Cork-based builder is bringing another 14 units to market at Rokeby Park, Lucan. Comprising a mix of four- and five-bed luxury detached homes prices start from €760,000.

The group has several developments launching in Cork this month: Clonlara, Kerry Pike, where prices of three- and four-bed semi and detached houses have yet to be confirmed; at Ard Aoibhinn, Inishannon a second phase of four-bed detached homes launch with prices from €460,000 and Drake’s Point, Crosshaven will be selling two- and three-bed terraced properties and four-bed semis.

Next month the group brings four-bed semi and detached homes to market from €435,000 at Steeple Woods, Carrigrohane and three- and four-beds from €350,000 at Cooper’s Grange, Ballincollig, all through agents SherryFitzGerald New Homes.  

Hora Property Consultants

This builder of long-standing has three developments currently on the go, including Grange Park in Dunshaughlin, Co Meath, a development of 22 four- and five-bed detached houses from 1,750sq ft to 2,400 sq ft, priced from €475,000 to €550,000. At its Beresford scheme on Turvey Avenue in Donabate, Co Dublin the latest phase of 25 three- and four-bed homes are priced from €350,000 to €430,000. Not too far away, at Comyn Manor in Swords, the latest phase of 12 four- bed (1700 sq ft) homes is priced from €450,000 per unit.

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Builder Greenleaf Homes is bringing 16 three-beds to market at Vernon Mews, a small scheme within about a two-minute walk of the shops on Vernon Avenue, Clontarf in Dublin 3. Launching mid-September asking prices will range from €760,000 to €1.05 million through agents Savills.

In Malahide the last four units at Whitegables, a development by Granmill is being sold by joint agents Savills and Kevin Kaligan.

Across the city in Dun Laoghaire, Bourke Developments is launching Anglesea on Crofton Road, a boutique scheme set in a row of period houses that once housed the offices of Image Magazine. Overlooking the sea and within a minute of the Dart it is bringing 11 units in total, each with an individual layout, with prices starting from €575,000 for a one-bed and €750,000 for two-beds. The property boasts a lift for people and another for cars.

Situated beside the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire and launching just before Christmas is Marine Walk, by Wexford-based developer William Neville & Sons. On sale here are 26 spacious one-, two- and three-bed apartments and penthouses, many with sea views.

Meanwhile, there are still two large period houses available at Royal Terrace North, Dun Laoghaire, a scheme of five five-bed period-style properties built by Montane Developments and Elmhill Homes.

In Greystones, Seagreen Gate, by Wood Group Homes sees 15 four-bed mid terrace and end terrace homes coming to market in October with prices yet to be confirmed. Staying in Greystones, at Waverly Newlyn Construction is planning to bring another 24 three- and four-beds to market.