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4 of a kind

4 of a Kind: Homes across the country that enjoy a quiet cul-de-sac location

Prioritising safety, space and a sense of community? Then read on.

BUYING A HOME on a quiet cul-de-sac can be a huge plus for house hunters. These streets offer a safe community thanks to less traffic, which is particularly appealing for families with children. Homes on cul-de-sacs often enjoy increased privacy and larger plots, too. If you like the sound of all of this, then your search might have reached a dead-end – but in a good way! 

Here are four spacious properties across the country that are located on peaceful cul-de-sacs.

Glenealy, Co Wicklow – €395,000

2 Chestnut Glen is a charming 101 m², three-bed home in Glenealy is a beautifully decorated property and features a bright and spacious entrance hallway, an elegant living room with countryside views and a bespoke open plan kitchen/breakfast room with access to a private west-facing garden. The house includes a main bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and en suite bathroom, a bedroom overlooking the front garden and a third bedroom facing the back garden. 

Outside, the front garden offers peaceful surroundings and off-street parking for two cars, while the back garden is perfect for relaxing or entertaining. The village amenities, including cafes, garden centres and outdoor trails, are nearby, with easy access to Dublin via the M11 and N11. 

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Celbridge, Co Kildare – €390,000

78 Thornhill Gardens is a well-maintained property comprising a welcoming hallway, a bright and spacious sitting room and a well-appointed kitchen with a dining area that opens to a sunny, south-facing back garden. The ground floor also features a guest toilet and a garden room used as a utility space.

Upstairs, there are three bedrooms with ample natural light and a family bathroom equipped with a full bath and separate shower. The property includes a low-maintenance back garden, perfect for outdoor activities, and a front garden with off-street parking. Located in a tranquil residential neighbourhood, this home is close to local amenities such as shops, schools and public transport, with easy access to the M4. 

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Mullingar, Co Westmeath – €285,000

Castledown is a detached home on half an acre in a private location near the N4, just five miles from Mullingar. The property offers country living with modern amenities. The entrance hall features semi-solid timber flooring and leads to a living room with an electric fireplace and custom storage. The open plan kitchen and dining area has ample storage, semi-solid timber flooring and patio doors to the back garden. A utility room off the kitchen provides additional storage and handiness.

The ground floor also includes two bedrooms with laminate flooring and a bathroom with a tiled shower cubicle. Upstairs, the main bedroom features carpeted floors, a walk-in wardrobe and even a balcony. The second bathroom completes the upper level with a tiled shower. The quiet cul-de-sac location is ideal for families.

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Sligo, Co Sligo – €269,000

31 Crozon Park is a 98 m² home in great nick located in a desirable development. Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac, this property offers modern, bright interiors and spacious accommodation. The ground floor includes an entrance hall, a cosy living room with a solid fuel open fireplace, a well-appointed kitchen and dining area, with access to the back garden, and a convenient downstairs guest toilet. Upstairs, there are three bedrooms, one with an en suite bathroom and a main family bathroom.

The property has a charming garden room with electricity and heating. More features include oil-fired central heating, double-glazed windows and doors, a tarmac driveway and side access to a paved rear patio. Located close to schools, shops, restaurants and public transport, this home offers easy access to regional and national routes.  

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