AS THE WEATHER improves and people around the country are spending more time at home than ever, having a home with a large back garden has never sounded more appealing.
This week, we’re looking at homes around the country with spacious rear gardens to enjoy the sun in – from a five-bed in Co Cork to a three-bed bungalow in Co Wexford.
Coming to the market in turn-key condition, this three-bed bungalow sits on 0.57 acres of manicured grounds. Built in 2009, it features a spacious living room, kitchen and sun room. There’s timber flooring throughout, while the kitchen is finished with bespoke walnut units.
A hand-crafted walnut staircase leads to the first floor, with two bedrooms, a walk-in wardrobe and en suite bathroom here. Either of these rooms could easily be transformed into a home office, playroom or another living area. The property has been fitted with solar panels for increased energy efficiency, and is located a 10-minute drive from Enniscorthy.
A four-bed property of 2,800 sq ft, this spacious family home sits on 0.75 acres of manicured grounds, with a garden to the front and to the rear. The rear garden is south-westerly facing and boasts a purpose-built raised barbecue and patio area which enjoys panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
Inside, there’s a large sitting room with a bay window and free-standing stove, plus another living area to the rear. The first floor has been transformed into a home gym and games room, while there’s also a bathroom, home office and a spare room here. Moate town is a 10-minute drive away, while Mount Temple village is a five-minute drive away.
Built in 2007, this four-bed property comes to the market in walk-in condition. It’s set on a 0.75 acre site and features a lawn to the front and to the rear, with a raised decking area here to enjoy views of the countryside. The property also benefits from a detached garage.
The interior is ideal for a growing family, with four reception rooms and four bathrooms.There are multiple attractive features and finishings throughout, including a stone-clad wall in the family room, a hand-painted timber kitchen and a sun room with built-in window seating. Limerick city and all of its amenities are a 10-minute drive away.
Measuring an impressive 4,000 sq ft, Edgewood House is a five-bed property with plenty of space. Alongside its expansive interior, the property benefits from 0.87 acres of landscaped gardens. The rear garden is south-west facing and features a large patio area, while there’s plenty of parking space to the front.
Inside, the ground floor accommodation comprises three reception rooms, a utility room, an office, a bathroom and an open-plan kitchen, dining area and sun room. A handmade spiral staircase leads to the five bedrooms on the first floor, with a walk-in wardrobe and en suite bathroom in the master bedroom. The Jack Lynch tunnel is a 20-minute drive away.