Houses for Sale in Dublin 3

Local Area Guide

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Dublin 3 is a lovely seaside area comprised of Fairview, East Wall, Clontarf, North Strand, Ballybough, and Marino. Located between 5.6-7km north east of Dublin’s city centre, it is about a 17-minute drive by car via the R105 and M50 Motorways.

The DART, Luas, and a number of Dublin Bus routes primarily service the area. Dublin 3 is a popular and growing area for families of all ages as it is in close proximity to the city centre, and is equipped with all modern facilities.

Property Types:

Dublin 3 homes are a mixture of old-world Period styles and new technologically enhanced builds. Residences are treated to views of the panoramic sea, leafy terraces, verdant parklands, dynamic harbours, blossoming gardens, beautiful shrubbery, mature trees, and pristine landscaping.

Dublin 3 properties retain traditional aesthetics, and one can expect to find styles of Victorian, Georgian, Edwardian, Tudor, Estate, Terraced, Red Brick, cottage, modern, and contemporary. New construction and refurbished dwellings are outfitted with high quality finishes, stylish décor, spacious floorplans, and sustainable energy efficiency. Many homes are within walking distance to the Village centre.


Dublin 3 is equipped with all conceivable modern efficiencies. Local shopping centres include Point Village, Fairview Village, and Clontarf Village. Shopping facilities include retail stores, convenience stores, cinema, supermarkets, pharmacies, banking, post office, health care facilities, and a number of small and large businesses.

Dublin 3 is plentiful in delicious restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, gourmet eateries, and pubs, many of which specialise in catch-of-the-day and International cuisine. The neighbourhood is abundant in recreation and leisure activities and facilities.

The opportunities for walking, cycling, swimming, and sporting activities are endless. Notable sporting facilities include Fairview Park, GAA Clubs, Clontarf Rugby Club, Cricket, 3 Arena, Clontarf Seafront Promenade, St. Anne’s Park, Tennis, Sailing, and Golf.


Dublin 3 is host to a number of well-regarded primary and secondary schools. Academic excellence is a top priority and school awards include Golden Shamrock Awards, Community Champion Awards, Enterprise Student Awards, and Digital Media Awards.

Finding Your Perfect Property:

You can filter Dublin 3 properties by price, bedroom size, square footage and more. There is also the option to filter by a property must-have, such as high potential if you are seeking a house to buy in Dublin 3 where you add your own stamp, or even an investment or newly renovated.  

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