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A home for sale on Kilminchy Avenue, Portlaoise, Co Laois

A home for sale on Kilminchy Avenue, Portlaoise, Co Laois


Address Kilminchy Avenue, Portlaoise, Co Laois

Agent Clement Herron Real Estate

 With five bedrooms and four bathrooms, this detached three-storey house comes in at 200.4sq m (2,157sq ft). The kitchen is bespoke, with a stone and walnut worktop. There’s a dining-room, a living room with a fireplace and double doors to a patio, plus a utility area and downstairs WC. On the second floor are three bedrooms, one with an en suite, and a separate bathroom. On the top floor is the main bedroom with en suite, and another bedroom. The garden contains mature shrubs and there’s a garage and off-street parking. BER: B3

Plus Substantial, quirky home in good condition

Minus There could be more windows

Address 53 The Crescent Building, Park West, Dublin 12

Agent Baxter Real Estate

On the sixth floor of the complex, this swish 112sq m (1,206sq ft) apartment has three bedrooms. The accommodation also includes a bathroom and an open-plan living/dining-room and kitchen, with wooden floors and glass doors to a balcony. Two of the three bedrooms have en suite bathrooms and all open onto balconies. There is a parking space underground. BER: B3.

Plus All three bathrooms were recently upgraded

Minus One bedroom is beside the kitchen