Dutch-style townhouses with carports in Terenure from €945k

Mountain View Mews is close to both Terenure village and Harold’s Cross and the tall, narrow design comes with three bedrooms plus study

Mountain View Mews: a ‘Dutch-style’ development of contemporary three-bedroom plus study townhouses on Mountainview Avenue in Terenure, Dublin 6W

Think of Dutch houses and most people think tall and narrow – and for good reason. During the 17th century, in what is considered the Dutch Golden Age, buildings were taxed based on the width of the property’s facade.

A lower, wider house of the same area would be taxed more, so it made sense to build terraced houses that were tall, deep and narrow, with large front and rear windows that would draw in ...