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4 of a kind

4 of a Kind: Show-stopping homes across the country with unique character

Here’s four gorgeous homes with fabulous interior decoration.

IF A HOME with instant kerb appeal is on your wish list then you’ll want to read on. Plenty of the work has already been done on these charming homes meaning you won’t have to worry about spending on renovations straight off the bat. Each one is tastefully decorated, so you can take your sweet time when it comes to making further decisions.

Maynooth, Co Kildare – €675,000

21 Leinster Wood is a 142 m² home within the Carton Demesne in Maynooth, set amongst lush golf courses and parklands. Built in 2006, the ground floor comprises an entrance hall, a bathroom, a bedroom, a kitchen dining area, a utility room, a store-room and a reception room. Upstairs, two more generously-sized bedrooms share a bathroom.

Outside, a spacious driveway with ample parking and a side lawn greet you, while the garden enjoys a south facing aspect with views of the golf course and mature trees. Conveniently located near Maynooth, it provides easy access to amenities, including the National University of Ireland, Maynooth railway station, cafes, pubs, and restaurants. 

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Carrigaline, Co Cork – €650,000 

Crag Lodge is a four-bed detached home that’s 195 m² in size and sits on .3 of an acre. The garden surrounding is wholly private and already landscaped featuring a pond. The house comprises spacious, well decorated rooms. Inside, there are three separate living areas, four double bedrooms, and a master bedroom with its own bathroom. 

It’s close to Carrigaline so with schools and amenities nearby, it’s ideal for families. Situated on the popular Church Road, it’s a mere 10 minute walk to the centre of town. This home is also within a 5 minute drive of Ringaskiddy and Currabinny.

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Kilternan, Dublin 18 – €1,250,000

Mount Eden on Ballycorus Road is a four-bed bungalow that spans 191 m². This elegant, privately gated property was built in about 1949 but has been well looked after so it is ready to walk into. Its landscaped grounds feature stone walkways, a feature pond and a spacious paved patio for outdoor dining. Inside there are period features, and a lovely kitchen with vaulted ceilings. The sunroom offers great views of the garden. There is also a detached double garage.

The house is in the centre of Kilternan, at the foothills of the Wicklow mountains. Nearby villages include Stepaside, Carrickmines, and Foxrock, with easy access to the M50, M11, and LUAS Green Line via Carrickmines Park and Ride. 

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Woodstown, Co Waterford – €995,000

This stone clad home is full of floor space as well as character. Covering an area of 418 m², this large family home overlooks Belle Lake near Woodstown in Co. Waterford. Ash Lodge dates to 2005 and sits on 2.5 acres of land made up of formal gardens, mature trees, hedges and ponds. 

Although large, Ash Lodge is cosy thanks to its B2 BER. Underfloor heating, a security system with cameras, a Denon entertainment system and a central vacuum system all add to the luxury of this modern home. The living room in bright and big as it enjoys a dual aspect and French doors to terrace.

The house is in great condition throughout with the seven bedrooms dotted upstairs and down. The main bedroom has a dual aspect with a walk in wardrobe and its own bathroom. There is also a garage to the side that has renovation potential.

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