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4 of a kind

4 of a Kind: Impressive estate houses with red brick facades

From Dublin to Galway, here’s what’s on offer this week.

JUST LIKE BAY windows, south-facing gardens and light-filled living areas, red brick exteriors never lose their charm.

This week we’re looking at four red brick fronted homes around the country – from a large and luxurious five-bed in Newbridge to a semi-detached home in Galway.

Newbridge, Co Kildare – €465,000

68 Wellesley Manor offers family friendly living in a sought-after estate, within a stroll from schools and Newbridge Main Street. The bright hallway leads to two reception rooms, one featuring a cosy open fire and stylish coving. The modern kitchen and dining area is a highlight with ample storage. It overlooks the garden and leads to a patio space.

Upstairs has fully carpeted floors and five bedrooms, including a main with fitted wardrobes and an en suite bathroom. The back garden is generous and the driveway has parking for two cars. The home is close to schools, shops and has easy access to the M7 motorway.

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Roscam, Co Galway – €450,000

No 40 Tuairin in Roscam is an immaculate, modern four-bed home that was built by O’ Malley Construction in 2019. This A-rated home has great thermal efficiency, photovoltaic roof panels and top-tier ventilation. The property has a chic brick façade, a spacious cobblelock driveway and a modern interior with porcelain tiled flooring throughout the ground floor. 

With and overall floor area of 135 m², the generous living room and the show-stopping kitchen with its high-gloss units and premium appliances open to a bright back garden through French doors. Upstairs is where you’ll find each of the bedrooms, including an elegant main bedroom with an en suite bathroom along with a stylish family bathroom. The community-oriented Tuairin development offers a crèche and is located minutes from Galway city and the M6.

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Leopardstown, Dublin 18 – €695,000

7 Glenbourne Road is a renovated three-bed in Leopardstown Valley that has a stylish interior with a luxurious open plan kitchen and dining area leading to a low-maintenance back garden. The ground floor features oak flooring, a convenient guest toilet and ample storage. Upstairs, the bedrooms, including a converted attic, all have hardwood floors and lots of storage space. The attic, completed in 2019, showcases a double dormer, remote-controlled Velux windows, too. The overall floor area is 119 m².

The area provides shopping centres, restaurants and entertainment in the nearby areas of Sandyford, Stepaside and Stillorgan. Proximity to business parks, LUAS stops, the M50 and bus routes ensure an easy commute. The property includes off-street parking, gas heating and a B3 BER. 

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Ennis, Co Clare – €375,000

7 Cregaun is a five-bed home with three bathrooms in Ennis. Spread over 139 m², it offers town centre living with proximity to transport links and local amenities. The spacious interior includes a reception, kitchen and dining area, utility room and a ground floor bedroom with an en suite bathroom. Upstairs, you’ll find four more bedrooms and a main bathroom. The exterior has ample parking spaces, a landscaped back garden with marble-effect tiling, astro turf and a shed. 

Recently upgraded, it features tiled flooring, quartz worktops and modern appliances in the kitchen. With gas heating, a new boiler and close proximity to Ennis Town Centre, this well-finished property offers comfortable living in a convenient location. 

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