Friday 20 October 2017

Four on the market: with eco features

Fairy Glen in West Cork
Fairy Glen in West Cork
Garrantrowlan, Enniscorthy
Grenaa, Naas
Kilclooney, Geashill, Co Offaly

Four properties on the market boasting energy efficiency and the latest eco features.

Kilcooney, Geashill, Co Offaly 

€425k  Kate O'Shea, (086) 7981888

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Kilclooney, Geashill, Co Offaly
 

In the small village of Geashill in Co Offaly is a five-bed, eco-friendly, detached house with a geothermal heating system where the ground acts as a heat source during the winter and a heat sink in the summer. Inside the property are two reception rooms, a sun room, open-plan kitchen/dining room, shower room, utility, five bedrooms (master en suite) and a bathroom. The floors downstairs are polished porcelain and there is an impressive walnut staircase. The house is alarmed, has CCTV and a central vacuum system.

Fairy Glen, Glanaphuca, West Cork

€210k  Pat Maguire Properties, (028) 22822

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Fairy Glen in West Cork
 

Fairy Glen at Glanaphuca, Caheragh, Skibbereen, is a two-bed bungalow with a floor area of 2,100 sq ft. Built with eco blocks, an environmentally friendly brick made from recycled materials, it also has solar panels, a wood-burning stove and an eco heating system. It sits on a 0.75-acre site just seven miles from Skibbereen and five miles from Ballydehob. The area is popular with hikers and cyclists, with a bike trail passing by the house. There is a private well and a garden full of blueberries, strawberries and rhubarb.

Garrantrowlan, Enniscorthy

€305k  Benny Sullivan, (053) 9198714

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Garrantrowlan, Enniscorthy
 

Garrantrowlan at Kilcotty, Glenbrien, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, is a four-bed, four-bath detached house with a B3 BER thanks to extra insulation throughout, and a pressurised water system with zoned heating. The house is also wired for solar panels. At 3,014 sq ft, it has a fully fitted kitchen, a living room, games room, office and four bedrooms. There is a detached garage with stairs up to a loft area that could be converted to provide extra accommodation. The house sits on a 0.86 site with views over Mount Leinster.

Grenaa, Naas, Co Kildare

€550k  Smyth Naas, (045) 895440

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Grenaa, Naas
 

Grenaa, Brannockstown, was built in 1998 and has since been done up and is ready for new owners to move in. With a 2,368 sq ft floor area, it has eight-inch wall insulation, computer-controlled weather sensitive underfloor heating, 24-hour ventilation with heat recovery, and triple glazed windows. Inside is a lounge, family room, sun room, study, kitchen, laundry room, utility, four bedrooms (master en suite), bathroom and guest WC. Set on 0.5 acres, it has a garage with loft that could be converted, subject to planning.

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