Terenure is a beautiful area located south of Dublin city centre. While it is a bustling and growing village, it retains a wonderful sense of community. It boasts not only a bustling village, great schools and a warm sense of community but great open green spaces with plenty of outdoor amenities and community activities.
The village has grown from strength to strength over the last decade. The community is busy with many activities for all groups and ages; The Men’s Sheds Association, Terenure Village Market, The Active Wise Group for kids, Bushy Park Yoga, Terenure Energy Project, the annual dog show as well as the many sporting facilities on offer, it’s hard to find a dull moment!
Weekend brunch in Mayfield, Lark, or Foam – lots of choice!
Lazy night Pizza order from Base Wood Fired Pizza, heavenly.
Green Man Wines – a wine shop and wine bar owned and managed by David Gallagher, former manager of Fallon & Byrne’s wine cellar, a must!
Lotts & Co – a fantastic new addition to the village
The Village Bookshop, a family run establishment that stock an excellent mix of new, used, rare and out of print books.
Bushy Park, Terenure’s own garden of Eden offers ornamental ponds, tranquil walks along the Dodder, various sports grounds including Dublin’s first public skate park.
Bushy Park Market, a Saturday delight from 11am – 4pm, expect to find food stalls, fresh cakes, great coffee, art stalls and kids entertainment.
Feather & Frill – Pop into Jean and the team for a warm welcome and find something fabulous to wear for any occasion.
Sports & Recreation
Terenure is a hub of sports and recreation there is literally something for everyone. If you are a swimmer or a parent to a water baby, Terenure College Swimming Pool is open to the public 7 days a week, they have an array of designated swim times and various classes to choose from. Terenure is also home to two Football clubs, Terenure Ranges and The VEC FC and a rugby club, Terenure College RFC. GAA is well catered for with Templeogue Synge Street, St Judes and The Faughs Camogie Hurling Club. All other bases are covered at the Terenure Sports Club where members can get involved in anything from Bowls, Cricket, Hockey, Tennis and Table Tennis. And if none of these take your fancy get your walking shoes on and head to Bushy Park, simple perfection! It also has a regular Saturday market featuring locally produced food and crafts. It makes for a fabulous family Saturday morning outing.
Childcare & Education
For families in the area there is a range of local primary and post-primary schools to choose from. Local primary schools include St. Joseph’s Boys National School, Presentation Primary School and St Pius Boys and Girls schools. Local secondary Schools include Presentation College, Terenure College, Our Lady’s and Templeogue College. The High School secondary school in Rathgar is only a stroll from the main village. There are various childcare and pre-schools available, Horizon’s Montessori, Little Smarties Montessori, Presentation Pre-School, and Daisy Chain childcare to name a few.
What is happening with the property market in the Terenure area in 2023?
There is always a strong demand for property in the Terenure area. Its proximity to the city centre together with the attraction of the village centre and community atmosphere makes it a very desirable location. It is also an affordable area in comparison to its neighbouring D6 villages of Rathgar and Ranelagh.
The most listed properties in 2022 fell within the price brackets of €600,000 and €900,000.
Given the abundance of schools and recreational activities, family homes in move in condition are extremely popular. Prices have increased substantially for such homes over the past two years with many achieving in excess of €1m.
On average the length of time it is taking to agree a sale is 6 weeks.
With a premises at the heart of the village, we have handled a wide range of property in the area. Currently, two of our featured and very individual properties are on Terenure Road North and nearby Glenavy park.