Price Comparison: What can I get for €380k or under in Co Laois?

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Anna Shelswell White 01/09/2022
Make a move to one of these picks in the midlands.

IN THE CURRENT property market, it’s tough to get a sense of what exactly your money is worth, so we’re here to make things a little easier.

Each week, we pick four homes within a similar budget in one location, to give you a better idea of the property landscape at a set price point.

This week, we’re looking at properties around Laois with an asking price of €380k and under.

Four-bed, detached, Crettyard – €345,000

2 Miner’s Walk is a well-located family home that’s filled with great finishes inside, from wooden and tiled flooring to detailed woodwork and custom steelwork. Mainly open plan in layout, this is a cosy home that’s a generous 190 m² in size and has oil-fired central heating, double glazed windows and hardwood floors. It’s ready to walk into and enjoy right away. 

An ideal countryside location yet close to everything, the house is a minute’s walk from a school and about 15-minute drives to Athy or Carlow if the train to Dublin beckons.

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Five-bed, detached, Portlaoise – €380,000

No. 99 Aghnaharna Drive sits on a large private site but is part of a residential development providing the space you need but with neighbours close for the best of both worlds. With each room in great nick, the space inside comprises a hallway that leads to the large reception room with a large bathroom attached to it, so it could make an ideal fifth bedroom if needed. Another lounge sits on the other side of the hallway and leads to the open plan kitchen and dining room with double doors to the garden.

Upstairs, the main bedroom enjoys an en suite and uses one of the smaller bedrooms as a luxurious walk-in wardrobe. This property is within walking distance of four schools in Portlaoise, as well as all the amenities the busy town offers. It has a BER of B2 thanks to solar panels, which provide instant hot water when needed. 

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Three-bed, detached, Portarlington – €325,000

This three-bed bungalow in Portarlington sits on 0.7 acres and includes a garage that could be converted in 130 m² inside isn’t enough. Inside comprises an entrance hall, kitchen and dining area, a separate utility room and two living rooms. One of the three bedrooms is en suite while the other two share the family bathroom. 

From the kitchen, French doors lead to the south-facing garden and there’s plenty of parking to the front. The house is already alarmed and in terms of location, a few minutes in the car will bring you to Portarlington town, which has a train station and plenty of amenities on hand.

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Three-bed, detached, Ballacolla – €230,000

There’s a lot to be said for living in the countryside yet being walking distance of a school, town hall, pub, playground and plenty sporting facilities. And this is exactly what you’ll have at 12 The Limekiln. Inside benefits from having a craftsman as an owner, as it is filled with bespoke touches from the storage to the kitchen cabinetry. On the ground floor is the sitting room with its large bay picture window and then it’s on to an open plan kitchen and dining room that is the full length of the house. Upstairs there are three big double bedrooms.

The M7 motorway is just a couple of minutes away with neighbouring towns including pretty Abbeyleix and Ballacolla. Portlaoise is a 20-minute drive away.

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