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4 of a kind

4 of a Kind: Homes in estates across the country

Take your pick from these turnkey homes.

THERE’S A LOT to be said for buying a family home in one of the many housing estates dotted across Ireland’s towns, cities and villages. For one, you and your family are guaranteed an instant sense of community and, more than likely, a good connection to amenities. What’s more is that most of these housing developments have good BERs that’ll keep you cosy as well as your bills low.

From commuter-friendly Navan to bustling Kildare town, here’s what’s on offer right now.

Navan, Co Meath – €465,000

This charming four-bed is a spacious family home in Navan’s popular Balreask Manor. It spans 160 m² and is tastefully decorated. The property features an entrance hall, living room, dining room, kitchen, utility room, downstairs bedroom/study and four bedrooms upstairs

The main bedroom upstairs has a generously-sized en suite bathroom. Outside, there’s a large cobblelock driveway, landscaped back garden with lawn, decking, BBQ area and a handy shed. The house enjoys gas-fired central heating and is just a walk from Navan town. 

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Dunshaughlin, Co Meath – €695,000

A four-bed home with just as many bathrooms, this detached home in Dunshaughlin’s Grange Park was the showhouse of this relatively new estate. This 2019-built property has 190 m² of space and features modern amenities and upgrades throughout. Enjoy an A3 BER, a Panasonic Air to Water heat pump system and a wood burning stove. 

The house showcases 9 foot ceilings, decorative cornicing and an attic conversion with a bathroom. Upgrades include a landscaped back garden, Zappi EV Charger, PV solar panels, NEST security system, KUBE kitchen, bespoke joinery and more. Situated in an exclusive development near the Ratoath Road, it’s close to amenities, too.

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Kildare, Co Kildare – €400,000

This impressive four-bed at 1 White Abbey Lawns in Kildare spans a roomy 124 m². A well-designed property, it boasts a spacious west-facing garden with full planning permission to extend. Recently redecorated, it features a reception hall, living room with wood burning stove and a modern kitchen with dining space. The main bedroom includes an en suite, bathroom and there are two additional bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs.

Notably, the kitchen was newly fitted in 2020. Situated in a convenient town location opposite Round Towers GAA pitches, amenities including shops, schools and Kildare train station are all within walking distance. Easy access to the M7 makes commuting a breeze.

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Newbridge, Co Kildare – €450,000

52 Old Connell Weir is a charming four-bed that dates to 2002 and is located in commuter-friendly Newbridge. This family-friendly property boasts spacious living areas, including two reception rooms, a dining room, kitchen, utility and four ample bedrooms along with an attic conversion. The main bedroom features an en suite bathroom, while a large family bathroom serves the other bedrooms.  The overall floor area is 148 m².

Outside, enjoy a generous cobblelock driveway and a mature back garden. Situated near schools, shops and dining options, with easy access to the M7 and Newbridge train station, it’s ideal for commuters looking for a sense of community. 

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