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Property Watch: How much will a house cost you in the five main towns in Laois?

On this week’s Property Watch, we are going to focus on the five highest populated towns in Laois.

House prices tend to correlate with the level activity in an area, such as employment and infrastructure.

Higher populated towns will always have better access to these key factors.

According to the 2016 census, Portlaoise are well-ahead of the rest of the towns with 22,050 (population has definitely increased since), Portarlington have 8,368, Mountmellick are third with 4,777, while not much separates Mountrath on 1,774 and Abbeyleix with 1,770.

Our guidelines this week are houses with more than three bedrooms and must be located within the town.

Abbey Court, Abbeyleix Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Clement Herron Real Estate have presented to the market this brand new three bedroom property ideally located on the Abbeyleix road within walking distance to town centre and less than two minute drive to main M7.

The property will include a fully-fitted kitchen with no appliances,
oil fired central heating, built-in-wardrobe in master bedroom, sanitary ware in en-suite & bathrooms, solid fuel stove in sitting room, gardens leveled and seeded patio area to the rear, cobble lock driveway, wired for alarm, solar panels, ‘Staira’ stairs for access into attic.

Guide Price: €195,000

40 Derryounce, Edenderry Road, Portarlington, Co. Laois

Elite Estate Agents in conjunction with Earley Estates have on the market this conveniently located property on the Edenderry Road, within walking distance of Portarlington town centre and its amenities i.e. schools, shops, pubs, restaurants and train station (32 trains to Dublin daily).

The M7 motorway is 15 minutes drive from Portarlington. There are both primary and secondary schools, as well as supermarkets leisure centre and pool. This property is a semi-detached, and accommodation extends to 1166 square feet. Each of the three bedrooms are spacious and each of the property’s rooms all have convenient space and access.

Guide Price: €190,000

34 Grange Hall, Mountmellick, Co. Laois

Kate O’Shea Auctioneers offer this magnificent three bed semi detached property with the benefit of an excellent attic conversion which is currently arranged as a master bedroom with an en suite shower room. This is in addition to the current three bedrooms. The property has an excellent B3 Rating and also has the benefit of Solar Panels. The fireplace has a back boiler which heats the radiators. There is also oil fired central heating.

There are two en suite shower rooms, a main family bathroom and guest WC. The property is exceptionally light and spacious and also benefits from both a utility room and a detached garage. The house is also ideally located in the town centre within walking distance of all local amenities.

Guide Price: €190,000

22 New Line Close, Mountrath, Co. Laois

Hume Auctioneers offer this superbly located in this small residential development and within close proximity to all amenities including schools, shop, church, pubs, restaurants, playground, etc.

The house itself has three spacious bedrooms, one with an en-suite, as well as a a large sitting room and open plan kitchen/dinning room, and two good sized bathrooms. The property is well maintained throughout and boasts oil fired central heating, double glazed PVC windows and fully enclosed rear garden.

Guide Price: €99,000

22 De Vesci Hill, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois

DNG Kelly present this magnificent 4 bedroom detached home located in the beautiful village of Abbeyleix. The house has been decorated to a very high standard and boasts many extras. The garden has been landscaped and has a two-storey log cabin /studio/playhouse/office.

Accommodation includes 4/5 bedrooms each fitted with wardrobes and one, two large sitting rooms, a modern fitted kitchen attached to an open-plan large dining/living room, utility and walk through wardrobe to master bedroom. The interior is fabulous throughout. There are three bathrooms, all finished and tiled to a high quality.

Guide Price: €220,000

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