Muck about on boats from canal home


CELBRIDGE: €475,000:A FORMER lock-keepers’ cottage on the Grand Canal near Celbridge, Co Kildare has had its price cut substantiallly to attract a buyer.

The property first came on the market in October 2009, priced at €795,000. It is for sale through DNG.

The two-storey house dates from the late 1800s and and is in need of updating.

The overall floor area is 167sq m (1,800sq ft) but this includes an integrated garage that could convert easily to living space. There are two reception rooms, and a good-sized kitchen. All five bedrooms are on the first floor and share a bathroom.

There is plenty of off-street parking, and lots of outdoor space in the well-tended gardens on three sides of the house. Hazelhatch station is a short walk away.

Bank House, near Hazelhatch, Celbridge, Co Kildare

Former lock-keepers’ cottage in need of updating.