House prices in Laois have remained pretty static in the county and €250,000 or so will get you a pretty impressive property.
If you budget can stretch above the €200,000 mark then you are in detached territory and likely 3/4 bedrooms as well.
As, ever if you choose to buy in Portlaoise, you will be getting less value than countryside homes, which generally will come with a generous portion of land for that price.
We’ve picked out 5 properties currently on the market which will undoubtedly prove attractive.
This property in Mountmellick comes complete with five bedrooms (two ensuite) on 0.25 acres. The property features an industry leading solid fuel furnace that is one of the most efficient home heating systems on the market
It has the added attraction of outdoor buildings, including a 3 span workshop and fuel store. It is offered on the market by Clement Herron Real Estate.
The asking price for this large 4 bedroom detached residence with extension to the rear has dropped by €10,000.
Grahem Peavoy auctioneers describes the house as situated just off the Borris Road in arguably the most sought after and exclusive residential development and just minutes drive from churches, shops, schools, M7, Portlaoise town centre and
adjacent to 2 new post primary schools.
Houses in Portarlington offer good value for a town that is ideal for commuting to Dublin, particularly due to its excellent train service.
This 3 bed detached Bungalow located in the renowned Wilton Lawns. The exterior of the property has a an impressive natural limestone finish with granite windowsills, concrete eriveway and landscaped gardens. It is described as being finished to a very high standard, consisting of a kitchen/dining area; utility; living room; 3 double bedrooms; en-suite and bathroom.
Auctioneers, Tom McDonald & Associates say this property would make the perfect family Home. ‘Rarely do properties like this come on the market,” they add.
Guide price: €235,000
This property is described as a superbly presented family home enjoying an unrivalled private setting in one of Portlaoise’s most desirable residential addresses.
The property has been extended and now enjoys a stunning wraparound Kitchen/ sunroom which totally transforms the living space into a massive family home.
According to Hume Auctioneers, No 25 is one of the best appointed houses currently on the market in Portlaoise. The interior décor is a masterclass in design with quality finishes, bespoke joiner and designer touches throughout.
Guide price: €230,000
This home consists of four/five bedrooms on a large site of 1.1 acres. This home boasts many additional extras such as large garage which is divided into two with kennels & work shop space, duel heating system, attic prepared for conversion, enclosed secure large rear garden.
This home comprises of large kitchen/ dining space, bright spacious living room, utility space, main family bathroom, four double bedrooms built in wardrobe in three of the bedrooms, gym/front room, large attic prepared for conversion.
Guide price: €250,000