Three-bed penthouse apartment in former Victorian convent for €850k

This duplex apartment within the Mount St Anne’s scheme in the heart of Milltown combines many original architectural features of the era with the comforts of contemporary living

12 Convent Hall: the Milltown duplex apartment the duplex has all the contemporary good looks of a modern penthouse but with echoes of the building’s earlier 19th-century vintage

When the Mount St Anne’s development in Dublin 6 was launched in the early 2000s, it created quite a stir. Set in historic Milltown, which takes its name from the former mill race powered by the river Dodder, the four-acre site – which originally served as farmland for St Anne’s Convent – became one of the biggest property developments in south Dublin at the time, creating upwards of 700 homes.

The location was the icing ...