Trading up: Kingsbury, Douglas €295,000

Irrespective of the balmy hot weather of the past week, you’d bake readily enough, in any weather, inside and outside, at this Kingsbury, Douglas village home.
Trading up: Kingsbury, Douglas €295,000

Size: Size: 97 sq m (1,049 sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 4 

Bedrooms: 3 


It’s got a compact sauna up on the top floor/master bedroom level, off the bathroom suite, while outside it has a hand-built clay pizza oven in pride of place in its decked, rear courtyard garden.

Now, the sauna’s compact, so it will only accommodate a couple of close friends at best, under its sloping second floor roof, but the pizza oven outside is a real ‘call to arms’ for friends and family, who somehow will just ‘scent’ when you have the wood-fired beast all fired up and ready to roll out the dough (it was built by mason/specialist, Hendrik Lepel, a German native who lives near Kinsale, see

In terms of dough, Glenn O’Connor of DNG Creedon, has the end terrace three-storey home on the market, guiding at €295,000, with toppings.

It has a ground floor kitchen, utility, guest WC and living/dining room, two first floor bedrooms (one’s en suite) plus main bathroom, and top floor master suite, with sauna as its ace up tops.

Location is between Douglas village and the Fingerpost, opposite Nakon Thai, while there’s serious sourdough pizza-making competition also nearby at Douglas’s village’s Palmento restaurant, with giant, domed wood-guzzling oven.

VERDICT: Smokin’

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