A handsome Victorian redbrick in much sought-after Portobello

No 24 South Circular Road, a beautifully refurbished terraced three-bed home in Dublin 8, is on the market for €950,000

No 24 South Circular Road, Portobello, Dublin 8: on sale for €950,000

One of the longest roads in the capital and one which runs almost parallel with the Royal Canal, the South Circular Road was begun as a relief scheme in the mid-1700s to provide employment, according to Paul Clerkin’s Dublin Street Names (2001).

The city end of the street, now a much sought-after bustling residential area, is lined with facing terraces of beautiful Victorian redbricks, which were built from about 1860 into the late 1890s.

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