12 Brighton Square, Rathgar (-380k, -32%)

Was 1.2m
irishpropertywatch.com/viewS … ite=myhome

Now 1.05m
myhome.ie/residential/brochu … n-6/211315
2098 sq feet, €500/sq foot
195 sq metres, €5384/sq m

Significantly overpriced for Brighton Square which although Rathgar would most certainly not be the high end of Rathgar. Brighton Square is still riddled with badly maintained flats and bed sits.

Nice house

But hard to see the value anywhere close to that price. Especially when you now have places turning up on Raglan Road at cheaper p/sq ft. Granted needing work, but significantly better located

Now 965k

James Joyce was born in No. 41 Brighton Square.

Says €1,025,000 now

No, it’s not. The majority of homes are owner occupied, it has a good residents association, a private park with tennis courts, and the houses on the east side of the… eh, triangle, have extremely long gardens.

The foolproof method of checking how many dingy bedsits in an area is to check it out on bin day. Enough said
As for James Joyce having been born on the Square. In this market that’s quite simply a detail and not something that
a purchaser is going to shell out extra money for. Those days are long over and Brighton Square is still over rated and

Enough said? You haven’t a clue what you’re talking about. Only a fool would go around counting bins when the PRTB keep a register of rental units. :laughing:

Counting bins… :unamused:

There are no more than 12 houses in multiple rental units on Brighton Square, and you really need to reconsider your ‘foolproof’ method of counting bins if you think it tells you anything about the quality of the accomodation.

EVERYWHERE is overpriced.

Many of these places have communal waste collection so counting bins is pointless.

Now €925,000

  • €440 /sq foot

now asking 875k.

If it didn’t sell for 925K 10 months ago, there is not a chance of it shifting for 5% less.

700k and it might get an offer.

Now €820k (-€380k, -32%)
myhome.ie/residential/brochu … -6/1761252

Period Terraced 4 Bed:
€4039 per sq m (820000/203)
€375 per sq ft (820000/2185)

Sale agreed

Sold €835k 20-11-12

60 Brighton Square; Sale agreed (last asking €595k) or €489 per foot

Cutting €35,000 off the price a few weeks ago seemed to help.


One to watch for on the register.

#37 sold €825k 18-1-13