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Property Watch: Five most expensive properties in Laois for sale at the moment

For this week’s Property Watch, we are taking a glimpse at the most expensive residential properties for sale at the moment around Laois.

We have selected six properties ranging in price, from €625,000 to €850,000.

Locations for these properties include; Portlaoise, Durrow, Portarlington and Ballybrittas.

Here is this week’s Property Watch:

Heathfield House, Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois


This extensively large family residence comprises of a three-storey detached 3000 sq.ft. property.

This exclusive property comes with a very high spec internally with superior finishes.

Accommodation comprises of entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, sun room, living room, kitchen, utility room and separate bathroom.

On the first floor, there is a master bedroom with en-suite and walk in dressing room. There is an ensuite second bedroom, bedroom three and family bathroom.

The the second floor comprises of bedroom four and five, shower room and large room suitable for home cinema.

This fine property benefits from Smart wiring throughout house. gas heating, alarmed, wired for cameras, garden with feature patio area & ample parking to the front of the property. There is also large double garage with games room/gym and w.c at first floor level

Viewing of this exquisite property highly recommended.

Knockanoran, Durrow, Co. Laois


Poppy Hill is a magnificent family home on 7.5 acres of land with uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside.

The architecturally-designed house was built in 2007 to a very high standard. The entrance hall is striking with its 9.5 feet high ceilings, Italian floor tiles & wide staircase. T

To the right is a welcoming reception room with Spanish marble fireplace & French oak flooring.

On the left is a bright and spacious dining room featuring oak flooring and marble fireplace with gas connection.

The kitchen and dining area receive full light from its South-facing aspect. French doors open directly to the sunroom, overlooking the 7.5 acres of land.

There is a large utility room and back entrance hall which completes the ground floor.

On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, two ensuites and a bathroom. The total floor area is 3,200 square feet and the property is finished to a very high standard. It has private well & septic tank

There a lawn to the front & side, a walled-in courtyard & double garage.

The land, in permanent pasture, is laid out in five paddocks with stud rail fencing & water supply. There are six loose boxes; tack room; hay barn; lunging ring & an all-weather arena.

Ballintemple, Walsh Island, Portarlington, Co. Laois


This expansive property which is approx. 5,500 square feet is immaculately presented, energy efficient and decorated to an excellent standard throughout.

Accommodation of this fantastic home consists of large open plan kitchen/living/dining area including; a conservatory, two reception rooms, a games room, six bedrooms (three ensuite) a bathroom and walk-in wardrobe.

The property is heated by oil-fired central heating and is fully alarmed.

This home boasts many features including beautiful fitted kitchen with electrical appliances and large island with a breakfast bar.

Viewing of this superb property is a must.


Derry Road, Durrow, Co. Laois


This spectacular house is on approximately one acre, with the paddock on approximately two acres.

There is a garage and an extra room for a bedroom /office etc.

All floors (except garage) finished with Canadian maple.

All windows double glazed, aluminium frames. There are stables for two horses.

Ballintogher Stud, Ballybrittas, Co. Laois


The impressive spacious house which was fully refurbished spans 2300 sq ft and comes in turn key condition, having been meticulously maintained by its current owners.

The comprehensive equestrian yard comes with a series of modern facilities that are sure to impress.

The property also boasts the added advantage of having a self contained apartment.

Internal features in this fully-alarmed home include; A hardwood hall door and oil fired central heating

‘The yard’ comprises of 20 stables, a tack and feed room, canteen, all-weather paddock and a six unit automatic walker.

Viewing of this fantastic house and stud is highly recommended.

Newtown House & Mill, Durrow, Co. Laois


A splendid and elegant late Georgian country home built in the Regency style.

Offered for sale within private pleasure grounds of 9.4 acres and including a substantial mill and frontage onto the River Goul.

Built in circa 1801, the house is extremely pleasant with a rugged stone façade complete with attractive brick window and door surrounds and distinctive overhanging eaves, which include timber detailing.

Set out over three floors a flight of limestone steps adorned with decorative wrought iron railings lead up to the front doors, twin glazed French doors that lead to the reception hall, principal reception rooms and stair hall.

The reception hall leads to marvellously proportioned drawing room is lit from a bright southeast and southwest orientation and large feature windows.

The dining room and study also benefit from generous ceiling height, restrained plasterwork and door architraves and open fireplaces, the study with a marble chimney-piece and dining room with a feature alcove.

An open arch from the reception hall gives access to the stair hall and the carved timber staircase, leading to the lower ground floor and bedrooms upstairs and generously lit from a large window.

There are five bedrooms in total with four bedrooms on the upper floor. The master bedroom mirroring the dimension of the drawing room and particularly spacious. The bedrooms each benefit from elegant restrained ceiling cornices and three have open fireplaces.

A large family bathroom completes the accommodation on this floor. A guest bedroom suite is positioned on the lower ground floor and has an en-suite bathroom.

At garden level the ground floor accommodation links to the garden from an open veranda within an enclosed and protected courtyard to the rear of the house, easily accessed from the gardens and car parking area.

The kitchen comprises the entire depth of the house and enjoys great natural light from three windows on the southwestern elevation and one each on the southeast and northwest elevations.

In a classic country style the kitchen has terracotta tiled flooring, a range of country kitchen fitted units, an authentic AGA cooking stove and exposed ceiling beams.

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