Friday 9 December 2016

BUYER'S GUIDE

Published 18/10/2015 | 02:30

Recent sales in nearby area, including nearby Kildare:

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€1,335,000 for 14 Foxes Covert, Mount Juliet, Co Kildare, in March 2015

€500,000 for Springfield House, Springfield, Ballcolla, Co Laois in February 2015

€1,057,268 for 16 Churchfields, Straffan, Co Kildare in December 2014

Amenities: Shanahoe has a church, a community hall and a national school, which is just across the road. The property is just 7km from the heritage village of Abbeyleix which has shopping facilities, restaurants, a secondary school and pubs. It is approx 20 minutes' drive to Portlaoise which has two shopping centres, a train station, a supermarket and a hospital.

Close to: Commuting to Dublin is easy thanks to the M7 with Dublin city centre 107km from Shanahoe and Dublin Airport 112km away. The property is 18km from Portlaoise via the N77, 7km from Abbeyleix via the L1656 and R430, and 11km from Mountrath via the R445.

Transport links: Local bus services run from Abbeyleix village to Portlaoise town centre. Portlaoise also has a train station with daily services to Dublin, Kildare, Newbridge, Cork and Tralee.

Data sourced from Property Price Register

Last traded: Sold to current owners circa 2000

Highest recorded house price in Laois area (past 12 months): €500,000.

Average price for similar in the area:

This property is considered unique

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