12 Fosters Avenue, Mount Merrion, Co. Dublin A94YH39€985,000

3 Bed Detached House 118 m² / 1270 ft² For Sale F


DNG are selling a rare opportunity to acquire a fantastic south facing site of approximately 0.2 acres on Foster’s Avenue with former planning permission for a stunning home of c. 340sqm (Planning Permission Ref: D09A/0484). Located close to the original entrance to St Helen's and opposite the grounds of UCD, number 12 is an attractive detached bungalow residence with a very large southerly rear garden. The current owners obtained planning permission to build their dream family home of c. 340sqm over two levels. However life brought them in a different direction and while they chose not to act on this planning permission it offers precedent to buyers searching for an impressive forever home in one of South Dublin’s most popular suburbs.
The existing bungalow is very attractive with a welcoming black and white tiled porch, typical of its era. The hall offers accommodation off including the large family room with double doors allowing an impressive view to rear garden. This family area is overlooked by the study area above set within the vaulted ceiling with its oversized Velux roof window. Also to the rear is a conservatory off the living room together with a kitchen and breakfast room which is complemented by the utility room. Two of the three bedrooms are ensuite, while the third is located adjacent to the family bathroom. There is also a garage to the front and storage room to the rear which could easily be incorporated back into the house should a buyer desire to extend the existing floor area of c.118sqm.

This home is ideally located for many of South Dublin’s excellent choice of schools including Scoil Iosagain and Scoil Eoin just across the N11, Teresians, St Michael’s, Willow and Blackrock, Mount Anville (montessori, junior and senior) and St. Andrews (junior and senior) together with the local and very well regarded Primary Scoil San Treasa. . There are many sporting and leisure facilities with Deer Park on the doorstep and UCD campus across the road. The Community Centre is close by and the property is also within a short walk of the quality bus corridor on the N11 and the Aircoach with local shopping centres in Stillorgan, Donnybrook and Blackrock.

Viewing of this superb property is strongly recommended for families searching for a prime location with the benefit of transforming it to a stunning family home.


• Detached bungalow of c. 118 sqm on approximately 0.2 acres of south facing gardens
• Former planning permission to build a stunning residence of approximately 340sqm (see planning reference D09A/0484 on dlrcoco)
• Ideal location adjacent to a host of amenities including leisure, public transport, primary and secondary schools, UCD, shopping, easy City Centre commute etc.
• Deerpark and UCD Campus with an easy stroll
• Easy access M50/N11/QBC/Aircoach.
• South facing, secluded position on Foster’s Avenue


Hall 2.72m x 1.17m. Approached through a tiled porch and with accommodation off.

Familyroom 4.45m x 4.2m. Overlooking the rear garden and with double doors leading to a raised patio area. Balcony area above. Timber floors.

Living Room 4.46m x 3.74m. With solid fuel fireplace. Door leading to conservatory.

Conservatory 4.4m x 3m. Overlooking the rear garden and with a door leading to same.

Breakfastroom 3m x 2.7m. With stairs leading to study above. Open plan with kitchen.

Kitchen 2.55m x 2m. Overlooking the rear garden and with a utility off. Floor and eye level fitted units. Gas oven. Tiled splashback.

Utility Room 2.2m x 2m. Provisions for a washing machine and dryer. Door to rear garden. Hotpress off.

Study area 4.4m x 2.46m. Ideal study area overlooking the family room.

Bedroom 1 3.86m x 3.35m. Front facing bedroom with fitted wardrobes. Ensuite off.

Ensuite Bathroom 2m x 1.78m. Bath, wc & whb. Tiled.

Bedroom 2 3.7m x 2m. Front facing bedroom with bay window and ensuite off. Fitted wardrobes.

Ensuite Showerroom 1.6m x 1.5m. Mira Vigor shower, wc & whb. Tiled.

Bedroom 3 3.57m x 3m. Front facinig bedroom with fitted wardorbes.

Bathroom 2.37m x 1.43m. Bath, wc & whb. Tiled.

Garage 4m x 2.64m. With double doors leading from the front garden and a covered in side passage leading to a large storage shed (4m X 1.8m) and on into the rear garden.

Garden C. 0.2ac. Enjoying a sunny aspect this property enjoys large gardens and is approached through a gated entrance onto a large pebbled forecourt with parking for several cars. The rear garden is fenced and hedged in, comprises extensive lawns together with plants, trees and shrubs together with a large patio area.


Brian Dempsey

BER Details

BER No: 107119372
Performance Indicator: 402.49