Four on the market: under €300k in Wicklow
A choice of four properties currently on the market and available to buy for under €300,000 in the Garden County.
36 Brittas Bay Park, Brittas Bay
€245k Dooley Poynton Auctioneers (0404) 62292
Brittas Bay Park fills up every summer as families move out of the city and down to the sea for the holidays. The development has 50 homes, each on their own plot. Number 36 is a three-bed with attic conversion. There is an open-plan kitchen/living and dining room with double doors to a decked area. The kitchen is fully fitted and the house has double-glazing. On site there are three tennis courts, a volleyball court and football pitches. There is a full-time caretaker and management fees are €1,800 a year.
Middlestone Cottage, Coolboy
€275k CD Auctioneers (0404) 67314
Middlestone Cottage is a traditional home in the centre of Coolboy village. It has kept its original cut stone features, has teak windows and an open fireplace with stone surround. There is a kitchen, living room, bathroom and three bedrooms. The kitchen has fitted worktops and tiled splashback. To the rear is a large and very long garden. It's south-west facing and is bounded by mature trees. Coolboy is a small village in south Wicklow close to Tinahely and Gorey. A drive into Carlow town would take 45 minutes.
Singing Kettle, Glasnarget North
€199,500 Sherry FitzGerald Catherine O’Reilly (0404) 66466
Singing Kettle is a three-bed cottage on an acre of well-kept gardens. It has been restored by its current owners and features double-height ceilings, solid pine floors and latch doors. Inside, there is a kitchen, living room, family room, three bedrooms, a bathroom and a rear porch. The kitchen is fully fitted and has an integrated Belling hob and double oven. Outside, there is plenty of parking, a shed and garage. The house is located between the villages of Glenealy and Rathdrum, and has its own well and septic tank.
€250k Baxter Real Estate (01) 5441607
Baraderry is a 150-year-old cottage on five acres with views over the Wicklow Mountains. The hallway has a mudroom and understairs storage. There is a lounge with timber floor and wood-burning stove; a kitchen with fitted units; a conservatory making the most of the views; three bedrooms, and an en-suite bathroom for the master. It's 4km from Baltinglass village and 45 minutes from the Red Cow roundabout. All windows are double-glazed and the gardens are a mix of lawn and mature trees and shrubs.