We have updated our Cookie Policy

Daft.ie uses cookies to give you the best possible experience when using our service; to offer additional functionality, to personalise content and advertising, to analyse our traffic, and to provide social media features. We also share information about your use of our service with our partners. By continuing to use our site we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Daft.ie. Please read our for more information on how we use cookies and how you can manage your preferences.

What is BER?

A Building Energy Rating (BER) indicates the energy performance of a property. Using a scale of A to G, higher rated homes will have lower energy bills.

Learn more

Woodville, 52/54 Botanic Avenue, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, D09 W4A4

Price on Application
Investment Property For Sale | 4,523 sq. feet (420 sq. metres)
  • Overview
  • Map View
  • Other properties from this agent


Property Description:

Smart purpose-built student accommodation investment currently laid out as 5 student apartments and a separate 2 Bedroom Townhouse. All units are currently let to students from St. Patricks College with a total of 28/29 beds, off-street parking for 2 cars, secure internal courtyard and lane access to the rear.

The property is currently fully let for the 2019 academic year in addition to being fully booked for short term Summer lettings to overseas students.

Woodville comprises five 2 bedroom apartments (23 /24-bed spaces) at 52 Botanic Avenue and adjoining 2 bedroom house at 54 Botanic Avenue (currently 5-bed spaces).

The property is located on Botanic Avenue, Drumcondra. Botanic Avenue runs parallel to Griffith Park and the River Tolka and extends from Drumcondra Road Lower to Glasnevin Hill and St. Mobhi Road.

Botanic Avenue is convenient to a host of local amenities including Shops, Restaurants, Primary and Secondary schools, Third Level Colleges, Griffith Park and The Botanic Gardens.

Botanic Avenue and Drumcondra are well served by a regular bus service and within walking distance to Drumcondra Rail Station and convenient to the M50, M1 and Dublin Airport.

The property is located c.3km from Dublin City Centre. It is just 5 minutes walk from DCU's training college in Drumcondra (formerly St. Patrick's).

Accommodation Schedule: Overall Floor Area: c. 420.2sq.m. / c.4,523sq.ft.

Special Features:

- Purpose-built Section 50 student accommodation complex around a secure internal garden
- 5 Student apartments and 2 Bedroom Townhouse
- 28-bed spaces in total
- Income providing asset 100% occupancy
- Gross yield of 9.13%
- Excellent location in Drumcondra
- Management Company in place
- High Ceilings

The property is divided into the following units:

52 Botanic Avenue has a total floor area of 354.2sq.m.

Apartment 1: 4 Beds c.65sq.m. BER D1
Apartment 2: 6/7 Beds c.90sq.m. BER C2
Apartment 3: 5 Beds c.65sq.m. BER D1
Apartment 4: 4 Beds c.65sq.m. BER D2
Apartment 5: 4 Beds c.65sq.m. BER D1

54 Botanic Avenue
2 Bedroom House: 5 Beds c.70sq.m. BER F

Total: 28/29 Beds (100% occupancy)

Each student apartment unit comprises an Entrance Hall, Living Room, Kitchen, Bathroom, 2 Bedrooms, and Ensuite Bathroom.

- Compact proven investment property
- Fully furnished - all contents included in the sale
- Rear lane access to the property
- Fully let to end of 2017 / 2018 Academic Year
- Short term Summer rental potential
- Beside DCU St. Patrick's College
- Built in 2005 to a high quality

Services include TV point, mains water, electricity, telephone, gas fired central heating. Ample parking for 4 cars.

Rental Potential:
The units are rented at a total gross income of €178,130 for 2019. Significant summer letting potential to overseas students.

There may also be some extra accommodation potential to add a bedroom onto apartment 1 and also build another apartment over apartment 4 subject to the necessary Planning Permission been granted. With the local authority. Please note this is only potential and planning has not been granted.

Property Management:
The property is currently managed by Harrington Property Management Ltd. This property has always been managed for 12 years since construction by a Professional Property Management Company.

Parking Space: Off street parking for 4 cars

BER Details


What is BER?

A Building Energy Rating (BER) indicates the energy performance of a property. Using a scale of A to G, higher rated homes will have lower energy bills.

Learn more
What's this?
BER No 110897758
Energy Performance Indicator: 196.40 kWh/m2/yr

Daft Property Shortcode:


Date Entered/Renewed:

16/10/2019 (yesterday morning)

Property Views:

Show on Map

Road map

Map Legend:

Exact Location Match Exact location match


Woodville, 52/54 Botanic Avenue

Distance to City Centre:

2.3 km (1.4 miles), 20 minute walk

Public transport routes that service Drumcondra:

  • Bus: 11, 11A, 13A, 16, 41, 41B, 41C, 51A, 746, 3
Negotiator Photo

Mark McCormack MRICS MSCSI

Contact me about
this or any of our
listed properties.


Sending Reply

Terms of Use

We want you to know exactly how our service works, why we need your details, how we process that information as well as your rights and responsibilities. Please state that you have read and agree to our Terms of Use before continuing.

Send message
Share on:
Viewing 1 of 33 photos
Woodville, 52/54 Botanic Avenue, Drumcondra, Co. Dublin