Four on the market: New homes suitable for a commute to Dublin
Four new properties that have hit the market
Good to go in Gorey
Oakhill, Gorey, Co Wexford :From €240,000
For first-time buyers in the market for a brand new home with a contemporary feel, Oakhill is a new development from Robeco Construction, located adjacent to Gorey town centre and within a short walk of Tesco Extra, Gorey shopping centre and Gorey railway station.
The development is attracting interest both from people who grew up in the area and also those moving to Wexford from the capital, who are able either to commute or work from home. Oakhill can be as little as a 45-minute drive from the M50, depending on the time of day.
There are 56 three- and four-bedroom semi-detached and detached houses in the development, which has a smart, modern look about it. The internal specifications of the homes are of a high standard.
The three-bedroom semi-detached houses, which have 118 sqm of living space, are priced from €240,000, while the four-bedroom detached houses, which have 144 sqm of living space are priced from €270,000.
All of the homes are A-rated, meaning that they are not only stylish but also energy efficient, with low running costs, and are easy to heat with an air to water heating system and underfloor heating at ground floor level.
Gorey and north Wexford are in the heart of the sunny south east, an area renowned for its natural beauty and fabulous beaches. The town is a busy one with a good range of shops from large supermarkets to small speciality stores and plenty of boutiques, cafés and restaurants. Gorey has a fine sense of community and a good choice of schools, both primary and secondary.
- Agent: Sherry FitzGerald O'Leary Kinsella (053) 943 0088
At home in Hollystown
Hollywoodrath in Hollystown, Dublin 15 - From: €299,500
The third phase of the development at Hollywoodrath in Hollystown, Dublin 15, is on view today from 12-2pm. The estate comprises three-, four-, and five-bedroom A-rated family homes with five acres of open parkland. The houses are a little larger than average and have been designed with growing families in mind, with some units having convertible attic space that can be turned into an extra bedroom, playroom or home office in the future. Layouts for the kitchen and living space are flexible, and practical storage is a feature. Hollywoodrath is 12km from Dublin city centre, and Dublin Airport is a 15-minute drive. Blanchardstown Corporate Park and Damastown Industrial Estate are within a five-minute drive.
- Agent: Knight Frank (01) 634 2466 / McPeake (01) 827 2300
Resident in Rathfarnham
Scholarstown Wood, Rathfarnhmam - From: €470,000
The second phase of Regency's Scholarstown Wood development in Rathfarnhmam comprises 19 three- and four-bedroom homes that are priced at the upper end of the first-time buyer market, and also aimed at those downsizing from older, less efficient houses in the area. The houses are modernist in feel, with spacious internal layouts, large picture windows, a brick and render exterior and black tiled roofs. The houses are all two-storey and three of the four-bedroom houses have convertible attics. When complete, Scholarstown Wood will have a total of 244 houses and 70 apartments, and there are 2.8 acres of landscaped open space. A new cycleway runs along Scholarstown Road, and the development is located close to Junction 12 on the M50.
- Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 667 1888
Nesting in Naas
Finlay Park, near Naas, Co Kildare: From: €335,000
The biggest residential development under way in Co Kildare is Finlay Park, near Naas, with 60 homes due to be completed by the end of 2018. The Abbey is the name given to the three-bedroom two-storey homes, priced from €335,000, while The Connaught is a larger, four-bedroom three-storey home priced from €375,000. All houses are A-rated and energy efficient and come with landscaped rear gardens with cobblelock driveways and private parking for two cars to the front. There is plenty of open space and new footpaths and cycle-tracks are planned for along the canal bank. Finlay Park is within walking distance of the town centre which has a good range of shops, bars and restaurants, and the area is well served by schools.
- Agent: Dillon Marshall (01) 496 7574