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Property Watch: Five of the best five bedroom houses for sale in Laois

4 Aspen Way, Foxburrow, Block Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

An ideal family home, located off the block road just a short distance to schools, hospital and the town centre. This beautiful three storey house is full of style, space and comfort which is something that is hard to find in the one home. The gracious entrance hall leads to a choice of two reception rooms. The sitting room boasts a large bay window and the family room is further enhanced by double doors leading to the dining area.

The kitchen/ dining room is a wonderful space punctuated beautifully with french doors leading to the garden. Upstairs there are four large double bedrooms. Two bedrooms boast magnificent ensuites. All bathrooms come complete with the finest swiss sanitary ware and exquisite tiling options. On the top floor is the master suite with master bedroom, ensuite walkin-wardrobe and dressing area.

Guide Price: €425,000

Rathmiles House, Killenard, Co. Laois

Stunning period house, requiring restoration, set on 3.68 acres with the benefit of planning permission for five bedroom detached 2,443 sq ft houses. The main house overlooks The Heritage golf course to the rear and has five bedrooms and a host of period features. The location is superb, within easy walking distance of the Heritage Hotel with it’s gym, spa and excellent amenities. There is an excellent local school. Early viewing is highly recommended.

It has two impressive reception rooms with period fireplaces and a large kitchen/ dining room. There is also a utility room and guest WC. The farmyard outbuildings also overlook the golf course and would be ideal for conversion. The property contains a range cooker with a back boiler and oil fired central heating.

Guide Price: €525,000

Boley, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois

This contemporary two storey detached private residence located in a pleasant rural area near the village of Shanahoe. Nicely set back from the road on five acres of land. It is a five minute drive to Abbeyleix, less than 10 minutes from the M8, while 20 minutes from M7. A modern country residence, serves as an ideal family home for those seeking that extra space & privacy in a quiet rural community, yet within easy reach of town facilities.

The property itself contains all the key features, including five spacious bedrooms, five bathrooms (including four ensuites), a large open plan kitchen and dinning room, a seperate dinning room, a sun room, a living room and sitting room. Each room is styled to a modern fashion and contains ample amounts of space.

Guide Price: €520,000

Clonageera, Durrow, Co. Laois

Very attractive period family residence with adjacent granny flat on Circa 1.7 acres with stables in this most private mature setting sited just ½ mile from Durrow and adjacent to all services and amenities. The property has been well maintained by its present owner and offers all modern convenience.This is a very attractive residence situated on approximately 1.7 acres and sited on the former grounds of Clonageera House.

The property contains five bedrooms, four bathrooms a large kitchen space, a living room, a dinning room as well as a study room. A granny flat is also attached to the property. This is a very mature Circa 1.75 acre site, which is bounded on all sides by a large high stone wall which provide lovely walled gardens which are mature and are rich in an abundance of trees and shrubbery. The property includes a large double garage and utility shed which is plumbed for washing machine and dryer and a lean-to and other stone buildings.

Guide Price: €420,000

Meelick, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Superbly located on the outskirts of Portlaoise town in a most sought after location this pretty period residence offers great convenience with all amenities within five minutes. Originally an agent’s house for the Odlum Estate, this quintessential period property affords a rare opportunity to acquire a property of immense character in one of Portlaoise’s most highly regarded addresses. The gardens are beautifully mature and offer an ideal setting to rear a growing family. To the rear there is a large two story out office in pristine condition which could easily convert to home office or professional practice room.

This picturebook home was totally refurbished in recent years and now affords all of the charm with very little of the maintenance associated with similar properties. The property boasts oil fired central heating, double glazed windows, attractive site with private rear garden and mature trees. The accommodation comprises entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, Living room, utility room, bathroom & five bedrooms. Outside with sweeping drive and large garden with garage. The garage is prepared for conversion with all services laid on.

Guide Price: €390,000

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