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Property Watch: Comparing a €290,000 home in Portlaoise to what’s available in neighbouring county towns

On this week’s Property Watch, we look at a €290,000 house currently on the market in Portlaoise – and compare what is available in Tullamore, Carlow, Newbridge and Kilkenny for a similar price.

In each instance, you can click through to see the full profile of the property on Daft.ie.

Ashewood Walk  Portlaoise

153 Ashewood Walk, Summerhill Lane, Portlaoise

No. 153 was the original showhouse for Ashewood Walk and comes with an A-Rated energy certificate, Gas Central heating and solar panels.

A four-bedroom semi-detached with a living room, large kitchen-dining room, utility and downstairs WC.

Upstairs there are four large double bedrooms with the master bedroom ensuite.

The front of the house has a long driveway that can accommodate several cars while the back garden is fully walled in, has been professionally landscaped and has a raised patio area.

Schools are within walking distance and with a new private pathway due to be completed this year, residents can walk to the local schools without crossing a public road. The property boasts fibre broadband with speeds of up to 1gb available in the area. Shops, hospital and town are all within walking distance whilst the M& is just a 3 minute drive.

Guide Price: €290,000


Norbury Woods Tullamore

3 Norbury Woods Avenue, Tullamore

Set in a quiet cul de sac of the modern development Norbury Woods, No.3 Norbury Woods Avenue is a deatched four-bedroom home of 157m2 and ready for immediate occupation.

The accommodation comprises entrance hallway, sitting room with double doors to dining room, kitchen, utility room, guest toilet, home office/playroom/ground floor bedroom, four first floor bedrooms (master with en suite) and bathroom.

Externally the house boasts double space tarmac driveway to front with large landscaped garden with garden shed and patio area and water feature to rear.

Guide Price: €300,000


25 The Street Newbridge

25 The Street, Newbridge

25 College Farm Street is a three-bed semi-detached family home of approximately 93 sq.m (1,001 sq.f) and benefits from a Southwest facing rear garden.

Accommodation briefly comprises of an entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining area which leads to the rear via sliding patio doors.

On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms with the master being ensuite and a family bathroom.

Guide Price: €295,000


8a Bestfield, Carlow

8a Bestfield, Athy Road, Carlow Town

This four-bedroom detached bungalow on the Athy Road in Carlow Town was built in 2007 and is on a generous 0.4 acre site subdivided from the original cottage holding.

It has a private dedicated entrance and an extensive rear garden presents opportunities for further development.

Accommodation extends to 2,175 sq ft with four generously proportioned bedrooms, while the hall layout is designed to facilitate a static stairs accessing a fully floored attic cavity (with Velux windows).

Guide Price: €299,950


St Riochts Road Kilkenny

1 Saint Rioch’s Court, Kilkenny

For sale by online auction on September 8, this property is an end of terrace three story house previously in use as a pre-school.

Located 2km from Kilkenny city, the accommodation measures approximately 189 sq.m (2,034 sq.ft) and includes five bedrooms and three bathrooms.

The ground floor and first floor had been used as a school and third floor for storage. There is parking to the front and a back garden with converted side garage.

Guide Price: €280,000

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