Four of a kind: Homes with an asking price of between €695k and €795k
... between €695k and €795k
Sacre Bleu at Loughtea, near Ballina, Co Tipperary is a fine contemporary home in the scenic Arra Hills. The popular village of Killaloe is 8km away. The house has 464 sqm of living space, with five bedrooms and four bathrooms, and occupies a site of 1.2 acres. The living space and kitchen have magnificent views over Lough Derg, while the grounds are impeccably landscaped, laid out in two upper terraces and two lower lawned areas with shrubberies covering the garden's south-eastern banks. The roof garden and deck incorporate a large veranda to the front of the house with views over the water and the surrounding countryside. This space has been designed with entertaining in mind and will come into its own on long summer evenings.
Agent: Savills (01) 663 4350
Class in Cork
Memberton House in Whitegate, Co Cork is a pretty country property dating from around 1800. The house occupies a site of 0.61 acres of beautifully maintained gardens, and is a happy fusion of old and new architecture, having been modernised by its current owners, an architect and an artist. In total, there is 415sqm of living space, with six bedrooms and five bathrooms. In the original part of the house are the drawing room and formal dining room, leading into a small conservatory, while the newest part of the house is occupied by a dramatic double-height kitchen / dining room with an electric Aga, log-burning stove and south-facing floor to ceiling windows, and a family living room. Outside, there is an enclosed courtyard off the kitchen, ideal for entertaining.
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald Midleton (021) 462 1166
137 Avondale Road in Killiney has 214sqm of living space arranged over two floors, with the kitchen, two reception rooms and three bedrooms, plus bathroom, on the ground floor. Upstairs, there are two further bedrooms, a second bathroom and an office space. The house has remained in the ownership of the original builder's family and has been upgraded. There is double- and triple-glazing and external insulation throughout, resulting in a BER of C3. There is off-street parking to the front and the rear garden is nicely private. This is an area popular with families and within easy reach of a good choice of schools, both primary and secondary. St Joseph of Cluny and Dalkey School Project NS are both a short walk away.
Agent: Lisney (01) 280 6820
Waterfall Lodge at Claremount near Oughterard, Connemara, is located on the banks of the Owenriff River and, while it might look like a period property, it was constructed in 1995 on a south-facing site that extends to 0.8 acres. There are views of the river from the living room and the bedrooms to the front and side of the house. Waterfall Lodge has eight bedrooms and eight bathrooms, and 421sqm of living space. The Owenriff flows into Lough Corrib and is a hugely popular salmon and trout fishing river - it is the route that the fish take on their way to their summer spawning grounds. The property comes with the benefit of the fishing rights for three rods along this bank.
Agent: DNG Martin O'Connor (091) 866 708
Sunday Indo Business