On this Property Watch feature we are going to focus in on the south east region of Laois, taking in the areas of Graiguecullen, Killeshin, Arles, Killeen, Barrowhouse, Crettyard, Ballylinan and the parish of St. Josephs which takes in the likes of Ballyadams, Wolfhill, Luggacurren and the Swan.
This region is growing in population year on year as the town of Carlow keeps expanding. It also boasts some of the most spectacular views in the country, and it located with 30 minutes of Portlaoise and Kilkenny City. Because of this, south-east Laois is becoming a hugely popular area to live.
Check out the five most expensive properties below:
Details: 5 Bedroom detached dormer bungalow extending to c. 1785 sq.ft. and situated on a mature elevated c. 1 acre site.
Description: The property is approached by a sweeping drive from the public road with an array of mature trees and shrubs and enjoys stunning panoramic views over Carlow town and surrounding countryside. Located c. 4 miles from Carlow town.
The property comprises of a reception hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining, five bedrooms (one with ensuite), family bathroom and guest bathroom. There is a veranda and patio area as well as a garage externally.
Details: Four bedroom dormer bungalow with detached garage extending to 2,142 sq. feet on a C.½ acre site.
Description: Accommodation includes an entrance hall, living room, kitchen, dining and living area, four bedrooms with master ensuite and main bathroom. The first floor offers a partially completed bedroom and plumbed for ensuite, open plan area and mezzanine library.
Accessed through a gated entrance, this wonderful home boasts a redbrick façade, a mature garden with parking to the front and rear and a private garden with an array of planting and raised flower beds. Heating is oil fired, windows are PVC double glazed and the property benefits from a C2 BER energy rating.
Details: four-bed dormer bungalow extending to 2,885 sq. feet and sits on C. 1 acre site.
Description: This unique property is accompanied by many features which are notable in its construction one of which being the cleverly designed decorative joists above the sitting room; extra rooms can be added through which have been reinforced to allow for additional bedrooms should they be needed. The wood burner in the sunroom can also heat the entire downstairs through a back boiler.
The property comprises downstairs: Sitting room with open fire and exposed ceiling joists, fully fitted kitchen with adjoining sunroom with wood burner and patio door to the garden, utility room, family bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and electric shower, two double bedrooms and access to large car garage. Upstairs has a large landing overlooking the sitting room, and access to the third double bedroom, and the master bedroom and large ensuite.
Details: Five bedroom bunglow extending to 2,045 sq. feet sitting on a 1.25 acre site.
Description: It is a spacious modern bungalow which includes five large bedrooms, including a master bedroom/ensuit, an open plan kitchen/dining area as well as a living room, sitting room, two bathrooms, utility room and sun room which opens out onto a decking. Each room is decorated to a very high standard and includes all modern mods and cons.
Extensive site which holds a south facing landscaped rear garden, a dog run, decking, an orchard and a good sized garage. This property is located in a quiet rural area within minutes of Carlow town.
Details: Five bedroom two-storey detached residence sitting on c. 8 acres.
Description: Situated in a idyllic setting with superb view of the country side just 2 km from Crettyard and 14 km Carlow. The accommodation consists of five bedrooms, including two ensuits, a kitchen, a sitting room, living room, dining room, along with a family bathroom, and a utility room. Each room boast space and modern decor.
The property boasts many features such as oil fired central heating, PVC double glazed windows, decking to rear, fitted alarm, detached garage, three span haybarn with lean to and concrete yard.