What will €255,000 buy in Dublin and Co Kerry
Town & Country: a Finglas townhouse or a restored station house in Listowel
19 Hampton Wood Way, Finglas, D 11
Address: 19 Hampton Wood Way, Finglas, Dublin 11
Agent: Leonard Wilson Keenan
Three-bedroom end-of-terrace house in a cul de sac setting with good parking. The well maintained house has a large livingroom complete with bar and wood-burning stove. Patio doors open to a fenced back garden complete with shed and wood store. Upstairs the main bedroom has an ensuite while the two further bedrooms share a family bathroom.
Plus: Plenty of fitted storage throughout.
Minus: Houses are packed tightly together in the scheme.
Agent: Horgan Properties
A meticulously restored former railway station with a long living-cum-diningroom that incorporates the old station platform. The old railway line is soon to become the Abbeyfeale to Listowel Greenway that that will eventually become part of a 100 km Great Southern cycling and walking trail linking Limerick to Fenit. The 160m three-bedroom house comes with an additional store house that could be converted to a home office or additional accommodation.
Plus: All the hard restoration work has been done
Minus: Exposed stone walls throughout could be chilly in winter