In this today’s Property Watch, we are going to take a look at the most expensive properties currently on the market in Laois.
There are two B&B properties featured here, along with some really stunning family homes.
These houses are everywhere, from Portlaoise town to the idyllic Ballyfin.
The Laurels, Ballyroan is a spectacular family home of distinction set on a professionally landscaped site within walking distance of this pretty village and just minutes from the M7 motorway.
Approached by a beautiful brick entrance with electric gates and intercom the property immediately announces itself as something truly special.
The massive site is beautifully landscaped with mature trees, hedgerows, shrubbery belts and quality ornamental features including a feature water fountain.
To the side of the house is a large detached double garage fully serviced with water and electricity. The gardens are also complimented by a glasshouse and a feature patio/ deck area. The Laurels was built by its present owners to a most exacting standard. The materials are of the highest quality including granite cills, handcut bricks, bespoke joinery and a beautiful tarmacadam driveway.
The house is entered via a small entrance porch which has double doors leading to a magnificent reception hall complete with a bespoke timber staircase which terminates in a beautiful galleried landing.
Guide Price: €435,000
Truly exceptional 5-bedroom detached bungalow with double garage on c. 0.75 acres. This property offers an enormous c.3,785 sq. ft. of well laid out practical living accomodation.
This property also includes a gym, sauna with shower, exercise room, storage shed with stable and detached workshop.
Externally, the gardens are beautifully manicured with a landscaped schrubbery, fish pond, fountain and hand-crafted stone walls. The property has a large balcony with lovely views of the roaming Laois countryside. The property will be offered in 3 lots.
Guide Price: €495,000
Award winning B&B. Ideally located central to all major towns throughout Ireland.
World class facilities close by, golfing, fishing, equestrian and walking trails, historical sites and monuments include Emo Court House and Gardens, Rock of Dunamaise, Slieve Bloom Mountains, Abbelyleix Heritage House and just a 30 minute drive from the world famous Curragh racecourse.
This beautiful property offers Kitchen, Dining room, Reception and 8 Bedrooms all with en-suites. This is excellent investment opportunity and viewing is highly recommended.
Guide Price: €399,000
Walking distance to all amenities. Melbrooke is located in a private cul de sac behind a large grassy verge. One of the more sought after locations due to it’ s privacy and convenience to the town centre. Moments to the M7 motorway.
Melbrooke has been a B&B in the past and each bedroom is ensuite. There is also a family bathroom and a wetroom. The house has 3 reception rooms. One of the finer rooms is the snug sun room with French doors to a raised patio area which benefits from the sun all day long.
The kitchen is fitted with a good range of oak storage units and an island with granite work top.
The master bedroom has a walk in wardrobe which is a secret garden to any shopaholic. Like all improvments in the home they were tastefully completed to a high standard. No expense has been spared.
The layout is very versatile and each room has a range of uses. The house could easily be separated to provide a small granny flat for extra income.
Melbrook would be a great family home as it is within walking distance of schools and the town centre.
Guide Price: €425,000
This exceptional 4 bedroom 2 storey detached residence is situated just off the Dublin Road and is convenient to all amenities including shops, schools, church, hospital, sports clubs and hotel & leisure centre.
The property is in pristine condition throughout and as you enter the property you are greeted by the large and spacious entrance hall which is flanked on both sides by two generous sized reception rooms.
It boasts a fully fitted bespoke kitchen and utility room and all four bedrooms are extremely spacious and the master bedroom is en-suite. Viewing is a must for anyone who wishes to own the perfect family home in the perfect location close to all amenities.
The abundance of rooms and floor space in this home makes it ideal for modern day family living.
The property has been beautifully maintained throughout and is in excellent condition. The large site enjoys uninterrupted privacy with attractive landscaped gardens to the front and rear.
Guide Price: €370,000
It is a rare opportunity to acquire a large detached home in one of the more sought-after locations in Laois.
Designed to take advantage of the sun the home is turned on the 4 acre site. Accessed on a winding driveway the 2-storey house provides a super family home.
A spacious bright hallway with classic black and white tiling provides a warm welcome. Off this is a large but cosy sitting room with solid fuel stove and doors to the garden.
The kitchen is truly centre of the home with large glazed windows to the garden and deck area. There are handmade kitchen units & island. Porcelain tiles provide easy to keep flooring and there is a pantry unit.
From here you can access the games room or lounge. Suitable for many uses.
Upstairs there are 6 bedrooms. The master bedroom is ensuite and also boasts a walk-in wardrobe.
2 further bedrooms share an ensuite and there is a main bathroom.