A recent Daft.ie study showed that rents in Laois have increased by 8% in the second quarter of this year – while it also noted that there were only 55 homes available to rent in the “midlands counties” on August 1.
And a search on Daft this week for homes to rent in Laois shows up just eight properties.
Here we take a look at some of what is available, ranging from €900 for a two-bed apartment in Mountmellick to €1,500 for an apartment in The Heritage in Killenard and a three-bed house in Clonagh outside Portlaoise.
A three-bedroom property located in Clonagh off the Mountmellick Road in Portlaoise and about 4km from the town centre.
According to auctioneer CBPM, the property is decorated and furnished to a high standard and consists of kitchen/living room, three large bedrooms, one ensuite and main bathroom.
The property is oil-central heated.
Price: €1,500 per month
8 Dunamase Court, Kilminchy, Portlaoise
A double bedroomed (both en suite) with a separate 3rd bathroom, 1st floor apartment for rent in a small gated development in Kilminchy in Portlaoise.
The large living room and large kitchen are separate rooms. Recently purchased fridge freezer and washer dryer. Also dishwasher in situ.
The property was previously the landlord’s own home. Accommodation includes hallway, leading to kitchen, living room, both bedrooms and communal bathroom.
Price: €950 per month
81 Hawthorn Way, Esker Hills, Portlaoise
Three-bedroom detached house in the Esker Hills estate in Portlaoise, just a five-minute drive to Portlaoise town centre.
The property comprises of entrance hallway, living room, kitchen/dining room, downstairs toilet, two double bedrooms one of which is ensuite, one single bedroom and a large bathroom. Property comes furnished.
Price: €1,279 per month
5 Parnell Street, Mountmellick
A two-bedroom apartment in the centre of Mountmellick. The apartment has been recently refurbished and fitted out to the highest possible standard.
Consists of one double bedroom and one single and is available immediately.
Price: €900 per month
On Course Apartment, Heritage Golf and Spa Resort
One-year lease available for a two bed on-course ground floor apartment at the Heritage Golf and Spa Resort in Killenard.
Gated and Secure access, located on-course, fully furnished with common areas fully maintained. A longer-term letting will be considered
Price: €1,500 per month