• “I love living at 8th Lock!”

“I love living at 8th Lock!”

8th Lock in Dublin has been tailor-made to provide everything our residents could possibly desire. Now as we launch the final homes available to rent, we hear from those who have already moved in, as they tell us how they’ve been settling into our newest neighbourhood – somewhere which heralds a new era of living with sustainability, accessibility and community at its heart. 

“Living here has been transformative for my family”

The boundaries have been well and truly pushed at 8th Lock and it’s wonderful to see it in all its glory, with residents settling into what has already become a thriving and vibrant community.  

From the onset, the masterplan for this development stretched the norm, striving for the innovative integration of the latest environmental friendly procedures to create a new standard of home with sustainability at its core. 

The result is exemplary, with occupants soaking up the endless benefits as they create a new life in this space which provides all the amenities they could wish for, executed with precision with user experience at the forefront of every decision – something resident Ruth McKeown explains: “I love living at 8thLock. Everything’s convenient and it’s been so easy to make a life here; meeting new people and enjoying all that’s on offer.”   

Beautiful communal gardens provide scenic walks, with amenities including an onsite gym, comfortable and inspiring meeting spaces, a roof garden and access to our dedicated tenant app and concierge services all designed with ease of living in mind. As resident Lucas Imbimbo explains: “The experience at 8th Lock has been excellent. The move-in process was swift and the staff have always been helpful. The gym is brand new - it’s fantastic and the concierge are always very helpful.”

“I love living at 8th Lock!”

Situated close to the city alongside the Royal Canal, 8th Lock achieves the rare and harmonious balance of being able to offer beautiful green spaces on its doorstep alongside urban, connected living with its many flexible transport options and accessibility to Dublin.

Resident Thiago Sousa adds that moving here has been a “transformative experience” for his family adding, “instant access to public transportation just steps away adds another layer of convenience to our lives.” Lucas Imbimbo also says that “having easy access to public transport has been key to our experience.” Lucas’ comments are echoed by Ruth who works at a hospital and adds: “It’s all so well-connected, making all of my journeys to work really simple”.

But it’s not just location and accessibility that enables 8th Lock to shine. Integral to its vision was the commitment to create homes that offer practicality and beauty, inspiring an elevated living experience. Built with incomparable energy efficiency credentials, integrated heating systems and sleek finishes, these homes offer all the modern appliances you would expect, with light, spacious living areas and a balcony to enjoy the canalside vista. 

Thiago Sousa reports that his apartment is “incredibly comfortable, and furnished with top-notch quality pieces.” While Lucas Imbimbo says: “my favourite part of the development is the apartment itself: the design is beautiful, and the furniture is of the highest quality, making my wife and I feel really at home.” Resident Phaniraj Rao confirms that “the property is particularly of very high quality making the experience of living here more memorable.”

With an abundance of parks, shops, restaurants, cafes, schools, and sports clubs all within walking distance, 8th Lock offers something for everyone, providing the opportunity to live in a unique and elevated way. 

“I love living at 8th Lock!”

This Spring sees the much-anticipated addition of one- and two- bedroom rental properties available at 8th Lock with Anne Marie Higgins - Savills Agent to General Manager, 8th Lock ( Savills)  - concluding: “We’re delighted to have welcomed so many fantastic residents to 8th Lock and look forward to presenting our newest rental homes in the coming weeks.

“They each present the highest standards of build quality – as is the way with Ballymore homes. And they come with a great resident service, a whole host of amenities, excellent connectivity and superb quality interior finishes.” 

Find out more about the final homes at 8th Lock here


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