Helen McCarthy

Helen McCarthy


Sherry FitzGerald Sandymount

Helen completed the MIAVI course in 1982 and worked in residential property sales for a number of years. Helen returned to the world of property joining Sherry FitzGerald in 2012. In the intervening years Helen raised her family and completed a Diploma in Interior Architecture from RHODEC and a Certificate in Visual Arts Practice from NCAD.

Helen has a keen interest in residential property and specializes in the staging and presentation of property for sale. Helen is local to Sandymount, having lived in the village for almost thirty years and has an in depth knowledge of the local property market.

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22 Wilfield Road, Sandymount, Dublin 4

€900,000 - Asking Price|3 Bedrooms, 135 sqm approx

Number 22 has been lovingly maintained and extended by the current owners and has many special features including an extended kitchen/family room which occupies the entire back of the house with French doors leading onto a private south west facing garden. This property also has the benefit of a fully integrated attic conversion which provides a wonderful office/games room. Increasing the overall size of the already generous accommodation creating a stunning home in the heart of Dublin 4. There is also a separate garage at the end of the garden offering scope to create a garden room, this is accessed from an adjacent vehicular access.

The front garden is professionally landscaped with low maintenance planting, this could be readily converted to off street parking if required (subject to planning permission). The professionally landscaped back garden offers total privacy with the added bonus of a deck, ideal for summer entertaining. Steps down from the deck lead to the garden laid out in lawn with borders that are beautifully planted and maintained.

The excellent shops and restaurants of Sandymount and Ballsbridge and the Strand are all within walking distance as is Sandymount Dart station. Some of Dublin’s premier primary and secondary schools are on the doorstep. There are a number of sporting facilities in the area such as Pembroke Cricket/Monkstown Rugby Club at the end of the road and Westwood Fitness/ Tennis club, Railway Union, the Aviva Stadium and the RDS are all in the locale. Principal places of business are easily accessible with St. Stephens Green, Merrion Square, the IFSC and Silicon Dock within easy commuting distance and the airport is twenty minutes away via the Port Tunnel.

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Errisbeg, 31 Park Avenue, Sandymount, Dublin 4, D04 R156

€3,250,000 - Asking Price|6 Bedrooms, 367 sqm approx

Errisbeg offers a rare and exciting opportunity to acquire a particularly impressive semi-detached period residence, providing wonderfully elegant and light filled accommodation with beautifully landscaped west facing gardens.

The property is well set back from the road with generous off street car parking and provides 360sqm / 3,950sqft (approx.) of elegant and tastefully presented accommodation incorporating many original period features including stained glass, ceiling cornices and centre roses, making it a truly magnificent family home, located on Sandymount’s premier residential road in one of Dublin’s most sought after and convenient locations. In addition, the property benefits from generous space to the side which offers excellent scope to extend the existing accommodation, subject to planning permission.

The accommodation comprises outer hall with glazed double doors leading to the inner hall. There are two beautifully proportioned bay windowed reception rooms either side of the hall with double doors and steps from the sitting room leading to the large open plan living / kitchen / dining room. This is a great everyday space with an AGA acting as a cosy focal point to the room and opens out to the sunny garden. A cloakroom, utility room and shower room complete the ground floor accommodation. Upstairs, there are six bedrooms (one currently used as a study) including two very generous original attic rooms, two of the bedrooms with generous ensuite bathrooms. One of the bathrooms can also be accessed from the landing.

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3 St Alban's Park, Sandymount, Dublin 4

€1,400,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 199 sqm approx

Double fronted late 1920's family home in a wonderful location between the Strand, the Village and the Dart. This is one of the few properties built in a different style to the others, it has two bay windows and a mansard roof. Attractively extended and upgraded, the accommodation offers three bedrooms, two en suites, family bathroom, an extended kitchen/dining room, family room, formal dining room, playroom, and full attic conversion, comprising a large attic space with seating area, en suite and separate office/study. Complete with south facing garden and generous off-street parking to the front and side entrance.

This special property offers the discerning purchaser many features as standard that offer luxury living in a turn key setting. Attention to detail and a strong aesthetic runs throughout the house. From the antique marble fireplaces, to the stunning block parquet flooring, surround sound speakers to the polished mahogany wardrobes and doors and the colourful stained glass windows and doors. This house has been expertly extended to enhance the living space and create a living space that is rarely found in a house of this era. Both the kitchen/dining room and the sitting room have direct access to the sunny paved terrace perfect for outdoor entertaining.

This property is perfectly located close to all the amenities of Sandymount village, the Strand and the Dart at Sydney Parade Avenue and is in beautiful turn key condition.

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Helen's Properties Recently Sold    View All

16 Gilford Pines, Sandymount, Dublin 4 Sale Agreed

€350,000 - Asking Price|2 Bedrooms, 80 sqm approx

Sherry FitzGerald are delighted to present Apt 16 Gilford Pines to the market - this is a wonderful opportunity to acquire this superb two bedroom ground floor apartment, ideally located in this small, well-built and popular development on Gilford Road, just minutes’ walk from Sandymount Village and Sandymount Strand. The property is presented in good decorative order throughout and can work as a walk-in trade-down home, a first-time buyer purchase or an investment opportunity in one of Dublin’s most convenient suburbs. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall, a spacious, bright living cum dining room with a full-height sliding door opening out onto the balcony, a well-appointed kitchen, two bedrooms, a store room and a fully-tiled bathroom. The property is further complemented by ample communal off-road parking and well maintained sunny gardens.

The apartment benefits from an accessible and convenient location, providing everything from the excellent shops, cafes and restaurants of Sandymount Village to pleasant promenade walks along Sandymount Strand. It’s also within a few minutes’ walk of both Sandymount and Sydney Parade DART stations and a ten minute drive to most of the city’s principal places of business including Merrion Square, Fitzwilliam Square and St Stephens Green. The RDS showgrounds and the AVIVA stadium are also close by and Dublin’s top colleges are within a short commute.

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33 Havelock Square, Sandymount, Dublin 4, D04 X983 Sold

€750,000 - Asking Price|3 Bedrooms, 112 sqm approx

No 33 Havelock Square is an attractive Victorian two storey home dating from the late 1800’s which is bright and beautifully presented throughout allowing you to move straight into this comfortable home, complemented by a private rear garden and ideally located in this extremely popular location.

Havelock Square is a quiet and much sought after residential enclave off Bath Avenue – there is a recently landscaped square in the centre with impressive views towards the Aviva Stadium with the area offering a wonderful community spirit, with a very old fashioned neighbourliness. There are regular events in the square including summer and Christmas parties, sponsored by the local restaurants and bars with numerous activities for children. The trendy and sought after location offers a range of excellent shops and restaurants on Bath Avenue and all the amenities of nearby Sandymount Village, coupled with excellent transport facilities make this an ideal location. The property benefits from being close to all the principal primary schools and secondary schools including St. Michael’s, St. Andrew’s, Muckross Park and Teresians. It is within a short walk of the central business districts of Merrion Square, Fitzwilliam Square, the IFSC and Grand Canal Dock. The RDS and the Aviva Stadium are within a short stroll and the airport is a 15-minute drive via the port tunnel.

The well-proportioned accommodation briefly comprises entrance hall, sitting room to the front which interconnects to the living room which in turn leads to the kitchen / dining room which opens out to the rear garden. Upstairs, there are three bedrooms whilst on the return, there is a spacious bathroom.

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44 The Dickens, The Gasworks, Ringsend, Dublin 4, D04 NN28 Sold

€310,000 - Asking Price|1 Bedroom, 53 sqm approx

Wonderful light filled one bed, third floor apartment. City living at its best. Superbly located with shops, bars, restaurants and the DART on the doorstep, in the heart of Dublin 4. Just a stone’s throw from the city. This apartment offers a superb opportunity for the investor being owner occupied since 2007. Immaculate interiors, the apartment has new flooring, tiling and kitchen appliances giving a fresh homely appeal.


Briefly comprises of an entrance hall with security intercom, utility room and storage, large hot press with fitted shelving. Living/dining room with new timber flooring, floor to ceiling windows, recessed lighting and door to balcony. Fully fitted kitchen with new tiled floor and splashback, electric hob and oven, extractor fan, built in dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Spacious double bedroom with built in wardrobes, floor to ceiling windows and new carpeting. Fully tiled bathroom with power shower over bath, w.c. and wash hand basin, vanity unit.

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