On this week’s Property Watch, we are taking a look on some of the more low budget properties for sale around Laois. With house prices beginning to increase to a small degree, it is interesting to see what €100,000 could buy you in today’s market.
Many of the properties in this feature are ready for living, but other would need a touch of fixing or renovating while others just need some modernization. Interesting, no houses were listed for for this budget in Portlaoise.
Check out of five picks below:
Beautiful house requiring modernisation, ideally located 2 mins walk from the town centre and all local amenites. The house is quite habitable but doesn’t currently have any central heating. There is a very good size garden to the rear of the property.
The property has enormous character and a great location, very well priced. An ideal investment property of suitable for a first time buyer. The property also benefits from off street parking to the front.
Guide Price: €88,000
This property is located just a short stroll from Mountrath town and all the services are within walking distance. It is less than 10 minutes drive to the M7 Motorway. Accommodation in this home is comprised of living room, kitchen/dining area, utility, three bedrooms, bathroom, and en-suite. It is heated by an oil fired central heating system and has double glazed UPVC windows throughout.
There is a fitted kitchen with separate utility, a tiled floor in entrance hall, a main bathroom, main bedroom en-suite, fitted wardrobes in two bedrooms and a side entrance to the back garden with concrete panel surround. While requiring upgrading and modernising this property could be an ideal investment opportunity for the right person.
Guide Price: €70,000
This mid-terrace three bedroom residence with a large garden to the rear with various outbuildings is located in one of the first housing estates built in The Swan area. The property has off street car parking to the front and overlooks a green area.
The living accommodation is spread out over two floors and has solid fuel central heating. The accommodation includes three bedrooms one family bathroom, an open plan living room and a kitchen area which includes a stove and hot press.
Guide Price: €95,000
This two storey, semi-detached three bedroom house is located in one of the more modern housing estates in Laois’ third biggest town of Mountmellick. The property extends to approximately 1,130 sq. ft annd there is a garden to the rear. It also includes off street parking.
Essential amenities in the area include a range of shops, restaurants and pubs with further amenities available in Portlaoise. This property is up for sale by public auction.
Guide Price: €95,000
This mature family home is located in the middle of the ever popular village of Rathdowney. The property of three bedroom terrace townhouse and it also boasts a large allotment to the rear with great views of the Slieve Blooms.
Internally, the three bedrooms are spacious and bright, while there is a good sized family bathroom attached. The kitchen is not the biggest but suits the size and capacity of the house while the living room provides ample space and comfort. Potential buyers who see this house as a future family home may need to consider renovating and modernizing the property.
Guide Price: €97,000