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4 of a kind

4 of a Kind: Dream-like coastal properties around the country

Do you like to be beside the seaside?

FOR MANY HOUSE hunters, waking up to sea views or being a short stroll from the coast is a total non-negotiable. Luckily for us, Ireland is teeming with charming coastal properties – particularly along the Wild Atlantic Way.

This week, we’re seeing what’s on offer in Kerry, Cork and Galway. 

Youghal, Co Cork – €199,000

Experience coastal living in this well-maintained three-bed terrace in Youghal. Nestled in Carleton Village Holiday Resort, it offers a blend of seaside tranquillity and modern comfort. The interior has a bright layout with sea views, a well-appointed kitchen and versatile living spaces. Upstairs, a main bedroom with an en suite bathroom and balcony provides a serene retreat, while a second bedroom offers river views and a walk-in wardrobe. 

The resort features gated entry, landscaped gardens, tennis courts and a playground. Conveniently located near Youghal town and blue flag beaches, it’s perfect for both relaxation and recreation. The property also comes fully furnished.

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Ballyheigue, Co Kerry – €395,000

Charledon Ocean Lodge, located in Ballyheigue, Kerry, is a character-filled four, possibly five-bed home that’s just minutes from Ballyheigue Beach. It has a modern extension to the back and a large south-facing garden. With amenities nearby and Tralee a short commute away, it combines seaside tranquillity with urban handiness. 

The spacious interior includes a well-appointed kitchen with dining area, a bright living room with garden access, and a versatile downstairs room ideal for a home office or bedroom. Upstairs, four bedrooms, including a main with an en suite bathroom, offer comfort and flexibility. Outside, a charming garden level studio adds extra living space or accommodation.

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Midleton, Co Cork – €495,000

This detached family home in Garryvoe Beach in Cork, offers luxurious seaside living with four bedrooms, four bathrooms and 195 m² of space. It features top-tier amenities and a modern design. Recently upgraded with modern fixtures, including solid oak flooring and a bespoke kitchen, it exudes elegance and comfort. The open plan layout leads to a maintenance-free garden, perfect for relaxation. 

Conveniently located near Garryvoe Hotel and sandy beaches, it’s an idyllic retreat. Energy-efficient with underfloor heating and an air-to-water system, this A3-rated home ensures low utility costs, too. With off-street parking, CCTV security and a fully powered shed, it’s both practical and luxurious. Close to Midleton and amenities, it offers a superb coastal lifestyle.

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Salthill, Co Galway – €1,250,000 

Nestled in Salthill in Galway, Bel Sito is a charming detached family home with five bedrooms, three bathrooms and a generous 205 m² of living space. Built in the ’70s and upgraded in the ’90s, this well-maintained property offers a spacious interior with two reception rooms, a large kitchen with a dining area and mature gardens providing peaceful surroundings and privacy. 

Situated on the coveted Threadneedle Road, just 600 metres from The Promenade, it’s in an ideal location. The property includes a garage ripe for conversion, double glazed windows and oil central heating. With schools, sports clubs and amenities nearby, it’s perfect for families. 

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