Four on the market... In county Louth
A choice of four properties currently available to buy in county Louth.
Woodlawn, Beabeg Road
€495k REA O’Brien Collins (041) 987 5444
Just outside Drogheda, at Beabeg Road, is a period cottage that's been altered and extended at various times during its history. It's now become a quirky four-bedroom house, part bungalow and part two-storey, on an acre of lush gardens.
It's also become quite spacious, with 2,900 sq ft of floor space.
The ground floor has two reception rooms - a lounge and a living room, both with fireplaces - and a kitchen with an Aga. There are also two bedrooms on this level, one with an en-suite and dressing room, and another two bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs.
€310k East Cost Real Estate (042) 938 2372
There's a 47-acre wildlife reserve at Rathescar Lake, near Dunleer, Co Louth. Fishing is allowed on the lake, and there are wild waterbirds and broadleaf woodland walks.Near Rathescar Lake is this four-bedroom detached house on three-quarters of an acre of its own, with landscaped gardens.
It has four bedrooms, two on the ground floor and two upstairs, as well as two reception rooms with open fires, a fitted kitchen, utility room and two bathrooms, one on each floor. The grounds include a garage, and the property is about five kilometres from Dunleer.
Starryfield, The Square, Blackrock
€500k Sherry Property Consultants (042) 932 6688
There are uninterrupted coastal views from Starryfield, a detached house at The Square, near the seaside village of Blackrock in County Louth. Away to the north you can see the Cooley mountains.The property, a dormer bungalow, has an almost entirely glazed wall on its eastern elevation, to take advantage of these views. It has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, and there's enough room to extend into the garden if necessary, subject to planning. It's about five kilometres from Dundalk, and just over an hour's drive from Dublin.
Annaglog House, Ardee
€475k Kieran & McGe (041) 685 3314
Annaglog House is at the end of an avenue and surrounded by mature trees, which is just as well because the property is right on the N2 Dublin-Derry route. Built in 1961, it's a two-storey detached house on a site of 1.2 acres, with some Gothic-style features inside such as arched oak doorway and beamed ceilings.
There are five bedrooms (two en-suite) and three reception rooms - a sitting room, dining room and family room - all with beamed ceilings. The kitchen has a four-oven Aga and sliding doors to the patio. In the grounds there's a walled courtyard, a double garage and some storage sheds.