A beach shack for €735k? Ireland’s holiday home market heats up

With foreign travel almost impossible, Irish holiday homes have become hugely valuable

This shack on 1.5 acres overlooking Clones Strand in Co Wexford sold for €735,000

This shack on 1.5 acres overlooking Clones Strand in Co Wexford sold for €735,000

How much would you pay for a shack on 1.5 acres overlooking Clones Strand? Well, Wexford agent Niall Slattery of Warren Estates thought about €300,000 sounded right last summer, but the market quickly told him he was wrong.

Indeed the property, which has full planning permission for a modernist style three-bed home and has direct access to the beach below, ended up selling for €735,000, more than double the original asking price.

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