What will €300,000 buy in Dublin 8 and Co Kilkenny?

Town and Country: Period five-bed house in Kilmacow or two-bed red-brick in the capital

Mill House, Greenville, Kilmacow, Co Kilkenny

Mill House, Greenville, Kilmacow, Co Kilkenny

 

Address: Mill House, Greenville, Kilmacow, Co Kilkenny

Agent: REA O’Shea O’Toole

On two acres (0.8 hectares) of land, this 305sq m (3,283sq ft) property was built in 1775. Period features include fireplaces, sash windows, shutters, a fanlight and decorative plasterwork. Part of the house became a restaurant in 2006. Approached up a tree-lined drive, the house has two living rooms (with fireplaces), a study, bathroom, kitchen with Aga, utility room and dining room opening to the garden. Upstairs are five bedrooms and a bathroom.

Plus: An aquaduct built in 1883 runs close to the edge of the garden.

Minus: Dated décor by a designer who had a penchant for salmon pink, floral walls and patterned carpets.

6 Basin Street Lower, Dublin 8
6 Basin Street Lower, Dublin 8

Address: 6 Basin Street Lower, Dublin 8

Agent: Madden Property Consultants

This red-brick, end-of-terrace house has a living room, kitchen and bathroom on the ground floor. There are two bedrooms and a study upstairs. It has been partially renovated. BER: E2

Plus: Pretty period house close to a Luas stop.

Minus: The fitout has uninspiring elements.

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