Four homes with vegetable gardens
Special in Skerries: €995,000
Tigh na Mara at 26 Dublin Road, Skerries in North County Dublin is an extended six-bedroom detached period house, located a two-minute walk from Skerries railway station.
The house is full of character and retains many period features including high ceilings, fireplaces, doors, floors, picture rails and decorative cornicing. The house is described as being in excellent condition. The gardens are a particular feature, with both front and rear gardens carefully designed and impeccably maintained. The front garden features boundary hedging, lawns, mature trees and planted beds, while the rear garden, which is not overlooked, has a large patio, lawn, glass house, two garden sheds, a pergola and extensive vegetable and herb gardens.
Agent: P Marry & Associates (01) 802 1169
Lakeside in Cavan: €235,000
This four-bedroom detached house at Killylea in Belturbet, Co Cavan, has 155 sqm of living space and spectacular views over Lough Naroosk. Downstairs, there's a living room, kitchen/dining room and a separate utility room, while the four bedrooms (one of which is en suite) and family bathroom are upstairs. The house is described as being in turnkey condition, and also a gardener's paradise, with mature hedging, landscaped gardens, raised flower beds and a large patio area designed for eating outdoors. The house comes with a detached garage and a reasonable BER of C1. The site at Killylea is large enough to accommodate a large vegetable garden and poly-tunnel, with plenty of room left over for children to have a decent-sized football pitch complete with goalposts.
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald Cavan (049) 438 0038
Restored in Wicklow: €695,000
Tongoo House at Kilcandra, near Kilbride, in Co Wicklow is a 100-year-old house on seven acres of land in an idyllic rural location. The property has 157sqm of living space and has been restored and renovated to a very comfortable standard. There are three double bedrooms, two living rooms and a family kitchen and separate utility. Outside, there are well-fenced paddocks and an arena, as well as a large glasshouse and vegetable garden. There are also three large agricultural buildings to the rear, which include four stables and a workshop. These would be suitable for storage, or as a base for a farm diversification enterprise. Wicklow Town is a 10-minute drive, while Brittas Bay is 15 minutes' away.
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald Catherine O'Reilly (0404) 66466
Space in Knocklyon: €975,000
43 Mount Alton in Knocklyon, Dublin 16 is a detached, double-fronted family home sitting on a corner site with a large wraparound garden. The house has 232sqm of living space. On the ground floor, there's a living room, kitchen/dining room, conservatory, formal dining room, utility room, guest loo and television room. There are five bedrooms upstairs, with the main bedroom en suite, plus a family bathroom. The house has a BER of C1. Outside, the rear garden is laid mainly in lawn and has a patio area, mature hedging, outside tap and shed, as well as fruit and vegetable plants providing apples, raspberries, blackcurrants, gooseberries, rhubarb and a mix of salad leaves.
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 495 1111