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4 of a kind

4 of a kind: Homes along the Wild Atlantic Way

From Donegal to Kerry, take a look at these picturesque places.

ON THE HUNT for a home along Ireland’s famed Wild Atlantic Way? From Donegal to Kerry, we’ve got you. This week, we’ve found four super homes that enjoy the rugged coastline while being well connected to the west’s most popular towns and cities.

Redcastle, Co Donegal – €249,000 

1 Cullinean Manor is an upgraded three-bed detached home with a B2 energy rating. Spanning 181 m², it’s set in a peaceful cul-de-sac and it features generous light-filled rooms and a private garden with a patio area. Upgrades include a steel tech shed, solar panels, a steam shower and an alarm. The ground floor consists of a spacious kitchen, sunroom with patio access and a utility room. 

The first floor comprises a main bedroom with an en suite bathroom and walk-in wardrobe. Two more bedrooms share a stylish bathroom. The attic offers bonus space. In great nick inside and out, the driveway is stone-paved, while the floors are covered in laminate wood. Double glazed windows contribute to the high BER also. Located in Redcastle, it provides easy access to everyday essentials as well as the scenic Inishowen Peninsula. 

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Achill, Co Mayo – €399,000

This large six-bed in Achill offers versatile living spaces within walking distance of Keel Lake and Achill Golf Club. Close to the Blue Flag beach, Keel Village and essential amenities, this property would make an ideal guest house as well as family home. The generous basement is full of potential and prime for conversion. The ground floor comprises a reception hall, living room, kitchen, conservatory, dining room, two bedrooms with their own bathrooms, a study, a family bathroom and a utility room. 

Upstairs there are four more bedrooms. Three have their own bathrooms, but there is also a family bathroom. Features also include a spacious site, a garden shed and a garage. Proximity to various beaches, services and leisure activities makes Achill an ideal location. Positioned along The Wild Atlantic Way, Achill Island is well-connected to larger towns like Westport and Castlebar, too.

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Kinvara, Co Galway – €720,000

11 Cuan An Óir is a spacious five-bed home that spans 270 m². Within walking distance of Kinvara village, it is set in an exclusive development of only twelve homes. The house has an elevated position and comprises a spacious family room and a modern kitchen with a feature island. The floor above has generously sized bedrooms, most with their own bathrooms and views of Kinvara Bay. The cul-de-sac ensures a tranquil location that’s complemented by ample garden space at the front as well as back. 

Kinvara, on the Wild Atlantic Way, offers a vibrant community and easy access to Galway City. The house is close to Kinvara’s amenities, pier and Seamount College. The property features Italian marble tiling, oak stairs and a range of spacious, sunlit rooms, making it an ideal family home.

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Milltown, Co Kerry – €450,000

As well as being close to the sea, this large five-bed close to Killarney offers a spectacular mountain views of the McGillicuddy Reeks and Carrauntoohil that are visible from the bright and spacious living areas. Spacious inside and out, the house spans a generous 220m² and stands on a .85 acre site that has been landscaped. This house features bespoke details like stone walls and an open-string staircase. With an air-to-water heating system and an A3 BER rating, it’s both eco-friendly and economical.

The property includes a composite deck, electric car charging port and a detached garage. Its sought-after Listry location provides easy access to Killarney’s amenities and outdoor activities, from sea swimming to golfing on renowned courses. Plus, with proximity to Kerry, Cork and Shannon airports, it’s well connected for a countryside spot. This is a picturesque retreat that combines modern comforts and great views.

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