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Property Watch: How much would it cost you to relocate to a seaside town in Ireland?

With the summer fast approaching, and the weather beginning to show more signs of improving, people are starting to think about their holidays.

Most will be dreaming of the sunny beaches of the Costa del Sol or island hopping around Greece, but if you are a home bird and the unpredictable weather is your thing, well then the dream is owning a little humble abode along the Irish coast.

So this week, we have put together a list of five properties located in well-known holiday destinations around the country.

No budget, no requirements, it’s all about the location this week and we have some of the most picturesque places in Ireland listed below.

Fintra, Killybegs, Co. Donegal

The location enjoys all the attributes of country living, the property is situated on the outskirts of Killybegs which is a community orientated town steeped in history and famed for being Ireland’s premier fishing port. The majestic Slieve League is approx 15 kilometers away and is a highly popular tourist destination attracting a large volume of visitors from all over the world.

The internal living consists of elegant accommodation split over two levels to include a spacious kitchen, utility and boot room, family dining room off kitchen, a sitting room with raised cast iron wood burning stove and distressed oak floor throughout, a study/office. Completing the accommodation is three generously proportioned 1-st floor bedrooms serviced by two bathrooms.

Guide Price: €375,000

3 Summercove, Rosslare Strand, Co. Wexford

This magnificent house is part of a development of just 4 detached houses situated opposite the tennis courts in Rosslare Strand. It is within walking distance of the famous Rosslare Beach, Supermarket, Church, School, Kellys Hotel & train station.

The house has four double bedrooms, one with en-suite, very high electrical specification, large open plan sitting/dining/kitchen, underfloor heating, etc. The ground floor is tiled throughout & there are solid timber floors on first & second floors.

Guide Price: €365,000

20 Dorrins Strand, Strandhill, Co. Sligo

This home has the enviable position of being perched on a elevated site and boasts uninterrupted panoramic views over Sligo Bay and out towards the historic Benbulben Mountain.  Located within walking distance of the bustling Strandhill Village with Shells Cafe, The Strand Bar, Voya Seaweed Baths, Strandhill Golf Club and Strandhill Beach all close to hand.

The generous ground floor accommodation is accentuated by a large sunroom to the rear, adding light and space to an already generous living area. Boasting four large bedrooms, three bathrooms and finely finished kitchen and living space. A nice sized garden space is attached, but is not landscaped.

Guide Price: €410,000

Inch Heights, Inch, Co. Kerry

This well maintained three bed dormer residence is nestled on an elevated site in this exceptional location. It boasts a stunning panoramic views of Dingle Bay, Inch Beach, Castlemaine Harbour & the Iveragh Peninsula. It’s possible to say that there isn’t a house on the market with better views.

The Dingle Peninsula is one of the busiest tourist areas in the country, and this house is situated along the main road to Dingle from Killarney. A short walk to Inch Beach, a 20 minute drive to the town of Dingle, while Killarney is only 30 minutes away. The house itself it a small, cozy dwelling with plenty of space, as well as a good sized gargen.

Guide Price: €380,000

Summerville, Oysterhaven, Kinsale, Co. Cork

Summerville is an exceptional newly built property on the shores of Oysterhaven Bay offering stunning sea and countryside views. Designed to take total advantage of the beautiful views and the west facing aspect, the house offers large window fronts upstairs and downstairs to make the most of this wonderful location.

On a total of c. 200 sqm the property offers a fine kitchen cum lounge area, a large open living room with double height ceilings as well as four bedrooms and three bathrooms.All rooms downstairs have tiled floors while the upstairs offers hardwood floors. There is underfloor heating downstairs and radiators upstairs. Externally the property offers a fine front garden together with a paved terrace overlooking the bay. To the back there is a sunken terrace as well as plenty of parking and a store room.

Guide Price: €685,000

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