And the welcome green-light for developers Murnane and O’Shea comes just as they prepare to launch sales of 80 big four-bed semis and detached houses in a previously-granted section of the Crawford Woods development.
Apart from the sheer quality, space and extra features on offer in the scheme being launched on February 10, estate agent Tom Burton of Burton & Associates has an on-line ‘carrot’ to further tempt buyers. Each property comes with an eircom phone, line, Talktime/broadband internet and Phonewatch security alarm package worth around €1,500. Crawford Woods is the first housing development in the country with this eircom offer.
Tom Burton pitches the Crawford Woods scheme and development as one of best around the city and reports 20 pre-sales and says that five-bedroom, 3,300 sq ft houses now just through planning and to be called Crawford Manor will probably start on site in Easter, likely to sell from €1.3 million.
Due for release next weekend are four-bed semis, of 1,320 and 1,463 sq ft, priced at €499,500 and €575,000, and four-bed detached houses of 1,720 and 2,085 sq ft price at €685,000 and €790,000.
These floor areas are over two levels, but the houses are designed for future upward expansion by architects Deady Gahan, with open layout trusses, two roof lights, provision of power and water and a Stira access steps, and fully converted out it could yield an extra 800 sq ft.
Features include pressurised water system and power showers, choice of three kitchens, cobble lock drives, external lighting, gas zoned heating and fire inserts, etc.