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Five-bed home with tranquil gardens and its own fruit orchard for €550k

40 Carriglea boasts apple, pear, cherry and elderflower trees.
Jul 8th 2021, 4:58 PM 9,242 0

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TUCKED AWAY IN a quiet housing estate in Killenard, Co Laois, 40 Carriglea is a picture-perfect family home. 

The five-bed boasts a garden that’s sure to be a hit with those with a green thumb, with a leafy orchard of apple, pear, cherry and elderflower trees, and blackcurrant and raspberry bushes. 

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There’s a patio area for dining al fresco, while the lawn is perfect for little ones to play on. The on-site greenhouse makes growing your own vegetables simple too. 

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Stepping inside, the interior has a charming countryside feel. Picture windows either side of the front door fill the hallway with natural light, with double height ceilings adding to the sense of spaciousness.

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There are two reception rooms at No 40, with an energy efficient stove in each, as well as a large sun room. The property has a BER of B3.

The kitchen features attractive duck egg blue solid wood cabinets and granite worktops, plus a centre island and breakfast bar. The dining area is located off the kitchen and features room for a table to seat at least six. 

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Of the five double bedrooms, one is located at ground floor level and is currently in use as an office. The remaining bedrooms are on the first floor, with three of them benefitting from their own en suite bathroom.

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If you’ve always dreamed of having a walk-in wardrobe, the dressing room off the master bedroom should do the trick. The main bathroom completes the accommodation, with a jacuzzi bath in here. 

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To the side of the house, there’s a 25ft long detached garage which would make for an ideal workshop, home gym or larger office space. 

Golfers are sure to appreciate being a short stroll from The Heritage Golf Resort, with an 18 hole championship golf course here. There’s a primary school, creche and a selection of shops and restaurants in Killenard village, while Portarlington town is a 10-minute drive away.

40 Carriglea, Killenard, Co Laois is on the market for €550,000 through Kate O’Shea via

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