Town & Country

What can you get for €750,000?


Address: Carpenterstown Road, Castleknock, Dublin 15 Agent: DFM

With gardens front and back, this detached four-bedroom house (five if you count the attic room) on Carpenterstown Road, has lots of links to the outside through double doors and bay windows. On the ground floor is a livingroom with bay window, fireplace and solid Canadian-oak floors. The kitchen comes with an island unit, integrated appliances and a range. There are double doors fom here to the garden, as there are from the diningroom (which also has oak floors and fireplace). There’s also a utility and WC at this level. On the first floor is a bathroom and four bedrooms, one of which has an en suite . BER: D1

Lovely links to the exterior with lots of double doors, and wide flowing spaces into the extension, all bringing lots of natural light. The house and garden are in great condition.

White downpipes, which seem to have become an accepted aesthetic.

Address: Ballard Park, Ballinaclash, Rathdrum, Co Wicklow Agent: Mc Donnell Properties Seven bedrooms, 384sq m (4,133sq ft) and 17 acres sum up the size of this Georgian house in Avonmore Valley. The house, which retains many period features, is approached via a gravel tree-lined avenue. On the ground floor is a drawingroom, diningroom, livingroom, kitchen, study, utility and store, and two conservatories. Upstairs are six bedrooms and there’s another in the attic. BER: G

Beautifully presented Georgian home, right from the lovely welcoming hall with fanlight over the wide door.

Two of the bedrooms are accessed through other bedrooms.