Town and Country: What will €350,000 buy?

A former rectory on 10 acres near Kilkenny or a crazy paved house in D8

43 Inchicore Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8

43 Inchicore Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8

 

Address: 43 Inchicore Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8

Agent: Murphy Mullan Estate Agents

Close to Kilmainham Gaol, this 107sq m (1,15sq ft) house has managed to fit in five reception rooms and three bathrooms. Upstairs is an en suite bedroom and in the basement there is another bedroom plus kitchen, bathroom and conservatory. Building Energy Rating (BER): G

Plus: Close to Kilmainham Gaol and the Irish Museum of Modern Art

Minus: Décor and layout could do with a complete rethink

Old Rectory, Woodsgift, Urlingford, Co Kilkenny
Old Rectory, Woodsgift, Urlingford, Co Kilkenny

Address: Old Rectory, Woodsgift, Urlingford, Co Kilkenny

Agent: REA Grace

This classic ecclesiastical building – ref. Father Ted – measures 238sq m (2,562sq ft) and comes with 10 acres. Dating from the 1900s it retains original features such as sash windows, fireplaces and decorative plasterwork. On the first floor, there are four bedrooms and a bathroom. Outbuildings include a barn converted into offices and a stable. BER: G

Plus: Good proportions and huge sash windows

Minus: Needs work and one of the fireplaces has been removed