The historical village of Blackrock developed as a seaside resort in the 18th Century. The name Blackrock is derived from an outcrop of limestone that occurs on the strand near the Blackrock Baths. The stone turns black when wet, hence the name ‘Blackrock‘.

Today, dart links, right on the sea, and excellent schools and shopping in the area, it is a very popular family residential area.

Shopping

There are two Shopping Centres in Blackrock, Frascati Shopping Centre and The Blackrock Centre.

Frascati Shopping Centre

With anchor stores such as Marks & Spencer, Debenhams, Boots and McDonalds, and boutique shoe and clothes stores, this shopping centre makes living in Blackrock very easy.

Blackrock Centre

The anchor store in Blackrock is an expansive Super Valu, with a store that offers some of the best in Irish produce as well as gourmet overseas store.  With a hardware store, coffee shops, dry cleaners, clothes stores, it really is a park and shop facility.

Eating and Drinking

Blackrock has some fantastic and well known restuarants in the area. From coffee shops such as The Wooden Spoon and The Vanilla Pod Eatery and The Bear Market to name but a few – you are spoilt for choice.

Blackrock market is home to the Michelin Star fine dining Heron & Grey . Other well known eateries are Ouzos and  Dunne & Crescenzi.

There are some well known established pubs, such as O’Rourkes, Conways, The Breffni Inn, and The Wicked Wolf.

Transport

Blackrock is well serviced by its local dart station, and is well served by several buses.

Primary Schools
Blackrock is served by a large number of well established primary schools, these include:

Local Secondary Schools include

Local Amenities

Leading Medical Private Clinic, Blackrock Clinic, is just on the outskirts of the village alongside Blackrock Park.

Established sports Clubs include: Blackrock Rugby Club, Blackrock Athletic Club, Blackrock Bowling  & Tennis Club.

Gyms and private clubs include: Medfit, True Natural Training, and Educogym

Childrens’ Activities include: Bounce Gymanistics, and Granada Soccer Club.

 

About Des Lalor Auctioneers

Based in South County Dublin, with professional and extremely high levels of good sound honest advice, our success speaks for itself.

Professional & Expert

We are experts in selling all types and sizes of properties, but have a particular expertise in selling larger houses.

At Des Lalor Auctioneers, our personal brand of hands on personalised service and local market knowledge, gives us a distinct advantage to get your house SOLD.

Looking to sell your property, give Our Sales Team a call on 01 247 8851 or email us here.

Contact us so we can help you

Contact us
Looking to sell? Contact us for a free valuation and marketing consultancy.