What will €160k buy in Co Dublin and Co Laois?
Town&Country: A cottage in Rathcoole, or a five-bed in Portlaoise for €160,000
The one-bed cottage in Rathcoole, Co Dublin
Address The Little House, Rathcoole, Co Dublin
Agent Redmond Auctioneers
Just outside Rathcoole village, this neat house is a mile from the Luas at Saggart Village. Inside is a shared living and dining room with fireplace, a kitchen, shower room and bedroom. Very close to the N7.
Plus Sweet cottage with a good interior.
Minus Dearth of windows to the rear.
Address Lisheen House, Stradbally Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois
Agent Property Properly
Three minutes from the centre of Portlaoise, this 232sq m (2,497sq ft) house sits in its own grounds. It is currently divided into two apartments, with a total of five bedrooms, two bathrooms, two kitchens and living rooms. It needs a complete overhaul and reconfiguration.
Plus The house needs an update but there is a lovely basic palette to work with.
Minus The dull box porch to the front could go.