GETTING TO GRIPS with a fast-changing property market is tricky, but we’re here to make things simpler.
Each week, we’ll handpick a number of homes within a similar budget, to give you a snapshot of the property landscape at a particular price point.
This week, we’re looking at properties around Waterford with an asking price of around €350,000.
The Nursery, Ballyduff: 5 bedroom detached, €350k
This detached home near Ballyduff, just east of the county border with Cork, combines a modern build with a traditional design and style. It has a farmhouse feel with exposed wooden beams and terracotta tiled floors. The gardens are a standout feature, surrounding the house with thoughtfully planted lawns, trees and shrubs as well as an extensive patio area.
Accommodation downstairs consists of a living room, kitchen/diner and conservatory alongside one of the five bedrooms. The remaining four bedrooms are upstairs with a main bathroom.
Sin A Bhfuil, Dunmore East: 3 bedroom detached, €350k
Just outside the popular seaside village of Dunmore East and only 1.5km from the beach, this attractive family home has been recently redecorated, with the current owners also carrying out a number of other upgrades including a new kitchen and new windows.
Downstairs are a kitchen/dining room with breakfast bar, living room and sunroom. There are three bedrooms, two of which already have built-in wardrobes. The property sits on a large site of three-quarters of an acre, offering the potential for future expansion.
13 High Street, Stradbally, Co Waterford: 3 bedroom terrace, €275k
This 19th-century building sits a stone’s throw from the green in the pretty village of Stradbally, on the Copper Coast between Waterford and Dungarvan. Currently owned by an architect, it was completely renovated in 2019 with new roof, plumbing and electrics as well as internal finishes.
The living space is centred around a cosy family room with wood burning stove; the downstairs accommodation also includes a kitchen/dining room, double bedroom and bathroom. Upstairs are a further two bedrooms and the family bathroom.
Castleview, Villierstown: 3 bedroom bungalow, €350,000
Perched above the river Blackwater with on a site of just under an acre with views across to Strancally Castle, this bungalow is certainly well positioned. It was built 14 years ago to a BER rating of B3.
The accommodation consists of a living room with river views, a kitchen fitted out in a rustic country style, three large bedrooms and a bathroom. Local amenities are provided by nearby Villierstown village as well as the towns of Cappoquin, Dungarvan and Youghal.