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4 of a kind

4 of a Kind: Countryside homes with easy access to local amenities

From a bungalow in Portnaboe to a large country house in Borrisoleigh.

FINDING A HOME that’s spacious yet not in the depths of the countryside is a must for many people who put social life and a sense of community at the top of their must-have list. 

This week, we’ve found four homes that offer both privacy and a great connection to everyday amenities. From a bungalow in Portnaboe to a large country house in Borrisoleigh, here’s what’s on offer right now. 

Herbertstown, Co Limerick – €485,000

This large five-bed home sits on half an acre in the area of Ballinard. Offering tranquillity within a countryside setting. Located just under 1km from Herbertstown Village, with easy access to Bruff, which is a ten minute drive and Limerick City, which is twenty minutes away. The property has a solid oak fitted kitchen, underfloor heating on the ground floor and radiators upstairs. 

Elevated on a stone wall-fronted site, it features stunning countryside views. Key highlights include a spacious kitchen with dining area, sunroom, utility room and downstairs bedroom with en suite bathroom. The main bedroom offers an en suite bathroom and walk-in wardrobe. Services include oil-fired central heating, a bio cycle unit and mains water.  

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Borrisoleigh, Co Tipperary – €475,000

A large four-bed home, Coolaun House has a floor area of 357 m². This stunning country house sits on a scenic 3.5 acre elevated site. Recently refurbished to a high standard, it offers spacious accommodation including a large open plan kitchen, dining and living area, sunroom, home office, gym and utility room. 

Exterior facilities include five stables, a sand arena and three kennels. The landscaped gardens feature a detached workshop and a variety of outdoor spaces. With high-speed broadband available, it’s perfect for remote or hybrid working. This home is conveniently located near Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Nenagh and Limerick City. 

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Galmoy, Co Kilkenny – €350,000

This four bed home in Galmoy spans a roomy 170 m². Recently refurbished to a high standard, this charming country house offers modern features and super views of the surrounding countryside. Situated conveniently close to schools and the motorway, it features well kept lawns, a spacious patio and a barn. The interior includes a beautifully-appointed kitchen with a dining room, in a steel blue colour palette, oil-fired Stanley range and integrated appliances. 

With four spacious double bedrooms, ample storage and modern bathrooms, this property is ideal for a growing family. Easy access to nearby towns and the M7/M8 motorway, plus high-speed broadband make this a functional and well-located home.

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Carrick-on-Suir, Co Waterford – €349,000

This detached bungalow in Portnaboe has a floor area of 124 m². Enjoy rural tranquillity just a few kilometres from Carrick-on-Suir and twenty kilometres from Waterford City. Built in 2006, this well-maintained property features solid construction and a C2 BER, ensuring energy efficiency. It sits on a spacious .3 acre site with a tarmac driveway and garden shed. 

Serviced by a private well and septic tank system, it also offers high-speed fiber broadband. Recently redecorated with a new kitchen and flooring, the interior has built-in slider wardrobes, solid timber floors and the main bedroom has an en suite bathroom.

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