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Residential property sales down in Laois in March – but two houses break the €400k mark

The sale of 21 incomplete houses in De Vesci Hill went through in March for €2.2million

A total of 47 residential properties changed hands in Laois in March, making it the quietest month in almost a year.

It was down from 51 from the number of sales completed in February, and you have to go back to May of last year for a lower number, when there were 45 sales.

The most valuable sale completed was for €2.2million and that was for 21 incomplete houses in De Vesci in Abbeyleix which were sold at a BidX1 auction in December.

After that the next highest sale was for a house at Corrig, Stradbally, which went for €460,000, making it the most expensive individual property in the county of the year so far, according to the Property Price Register.

A second house in Laois also broke the €400,000 barrier with a property in the Heritage Drive in Killenard going for €435,000.

In total 149 properties in Laois have been sold in the first three months of the year. That is down from 162 on the same period in 2017.

2017 was the most active year of residential property sales since the Property Price Register began making the sales public in 2010. A total of 781 sales were record, one up on the 2016 figures. In 2010 only 331 sales were recorded in Laois.

The Residential Property Price Register is produced by the Property Services Regulatory Authority (PSRA) pursuant to section 86 of the Property Services (Regulation) Act 2011. It includes Date of Sale, Price and Address of all residential properties purchased in Ireland since January 1, 2010, as declared to the Revenue Commissioners for stamp duty purposes.

€2,200,000 – De Vesci Hill – Abbeyleix – 15/03/2018
€460,000 –
Corrig, Stradbally – 22/03/2018
€435,000 – 2 Heritage Drive, Killenard – 23/03/2018
€343,000 – Bushfield, Borris In Ossory – 06/03/2018
€242,000 – Acragar, Hill 60, Mountmellick – 14/03/2018

€235,000 – Shaen, Portlaoise – 26/03/2018
€235,000 – 8 Wilton Lawns, Portarlington – 28/03/2018
€225,000 – 181 The Hermitage, Portlaoise – 26/03/2018
€207,048 – 15 Holdbrook, Dublin Road, Portlaoise – 23/03/2018
€206,000 – Ridge Road, Portlaoise – 28/03/2018
€200,000 – 239 Maryborough Village, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise – 16/03/2018
€190,000 – 12 The Elms, Forest Park, Portlaoise – 26/03/2018
€189,426 – 18 Holdbrook, Dublin Road, Portlaoise – 16/03/2018
€185,000 –  64 Clonroosk Abbey, Portlaoise, – 16/03/2018
€183,500 – 56 Mell Street, Kilminchy Village, Portlaoise – 20/03/2018
€173,000 – 134 Rochfort Manor, Crossneen, Laois – 29/03/2018
€170,000 – 18 Rockview Drive, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise – 28/03/2018
€170,000 – 72 Borris Little, Portlaoise – 08/03/2018
€167,400 – 2 Ard Edmund, Castletown – 20/03/2018
€165,000 – 40 De Vesci Court, Fairgreen Village, Portlaoise – 28/03/2018
€155,000 – Station Road, Portarlington – 27/03/2018
€149,779 – 292 Maryborough Village, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise – 20/03/2018
€149,779 – 313 Maryborough Village, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise – 23/03/2018
€149,779 – 304 Maryborough Village, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise – 22/03/2018
€140,000 – 13 Ashbrook Gardens, Mountrath Rd, Portlaoise – 23/03/2018
€130,300 – 69 Aghnaharna Drive, Portlaoise – 27/03/2018
€130,030 – 47 Kilnacourt Woods, Portarlington – 09/03/2018
€125,000** – 53 Willow Grove, Mountmellick – 23/03/2018
€125,000** – 59 Cosby Avenue, Fairgreen, Portlaoise – 23/03/2018
€125,000 – Kilcooke, Ballybrophy – 16/03/2018
€123,796 – 48 Kilnacourt Woods, Portarlington – 09/03/2018

€120,000 – St Anthony’s Villa, Errill – 22/03/2018
€114,000 – 14 Davin Park, Mountmellick – 16/03/2018
€106,000 –  64 Twomey Terrace, Mountmellick – 14/03/2018
€105,000 – Apt 17, The Birches, Kilnacourt Woods, Portarlington – 22/03/2018
€103,000 – 37 The Birches, Kilnacourt Woods, Portarlington – 09/03/2018
€100,000 – 65 Mell St, Kilminchy – 07/03/2018

€93,500 – Chapel St, Rathdowney – 16/03/2018
€90,000 – 3 Davitt Road, Mountmellick – 09/03/2018
€89,000 – 47 Michaels Park, Portlaoise – 08/03/2018

€77,000 – 13 Maryborough Crescent, Portlaoise – 22/03/2018
€75,000 – 78 Cherrygrove, Knockmay Estate – 27/03/2018
€70,000 – 42 Corrig Glen, Station Road, Portarlington 06/03/2018
€50,000 – Apartment 22, College View, Mountmellick – 05/03/2018
€48,500 – 69 Riverside, Portarlington  – 15/03/2018
€48,000** – 36 Fr O’Connor Crescent, Mountrath – 27/03/2018
€25,000 – Middlemount, Rathdowney -16/03/2018

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