In January, at the height of a pandemic-enforced lockdown, we can only dare to dream of summer holidays.
And in a land-locked county here in Laois, a trip to the seaside isn’t an option any time soon.
But the Coronavirus will pass and things will return to normal at some stage, however long it takes.
This week in our Property Watch, we take a look at some homes for sale around the country in seaside locations that are currently on the market. So whether it’s a holiday home you’re after or you’re considering upping and heading for the coast for good, we look at properties in Waterford, Wexford, Kerry, Clare and Donegal.
In each case you can click through to see more on their Daft.ie profile.
Lahinch is only two hours from Portlaoise and has long been a favourite for family holidays and golf or surfing trips.
The property is a four-bedroom detached bungalow set on a corner site with the added advantage of an adjoining self contained one bedroom apartment and garage. To the rear of the property is an extensive patio.
According to the auctioneers “this home offers enormous potential for those seeking to refurbish and enjoy a stunning property in a fantastic location”.
Guide Price: €275,000
Avila is a large family home situated in a private cul de sac of five homes, that’s within walking distance of the strand and its amenities.
“It sits on a large site that provides a blank canvas for its new owners to make their mark,” say the auctioneers.
“The accommodation is spacious and bright and the property includes a: living room, kitchen-dining room, bathroom, 3 bedrooms (master ensuite) downstairs and 2 bedrooms upstairs and a shower-room upstairs.”
Guide Price: €245,000
A semi detached three bedroom house walking distance from Dingle town centre. The ground floor has a living room with an open fire, a kitchen cum dining room, a utility and a toilet.
The first floor has the three bedrooms with the master bedroom en-suite. Approximately 1,350 square feet in size, the property will be sold furnished.
“With the scarcity of rental property in Dingle, no. 32 offers an excellent buy to let opportunity,” say the auctioneers.
Guide Price: €260,000
“Cluain Larach offers a fine blend of modern living in the peaceful setting of Knockenduff, Tramore within walking distance to a vast selection of amenities,” say Griffin Auctioneers who are the selling agents.
This is a new development with three and four-bed semi-detached homes as well as four-bed detached.
Guide Price: From €249,000
A four-bedroom bungalow and garage in the picturesque seaside area less than a mile from the stunning Rossnowlagh beach.
Situated in a cul-de-sac of six houses, this was built in 2000 and extends to 1,460 square foot and comproses lounge, kitchen, dining area, conservatory, utility, WC, four bedrooms (one en suite) plus a main bathroom.
Guide Price: €295,000