IF WAKING UP to mountain views is on your new home bucket list, then there are many options across the country. And the good news is that you don’t have to move to a complete rural area for the best of them.
From a unique home in Dublin to a traditional cottage in Galway, here’s what’s on the market right now.
Sandyford, Dublin 18 – €995,000
Cooleen is a unique home that offers brilliant views of the Dublin Mountains and Dublin Bay. The 182 m² house was extensively renovated in the ’90s and has a modern kitchen, spacious living room, and four bedrooms. The main bedroom has its own bathroom. Additional space is found in the converted attic, and a brand-new back patio complements the garden.
Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the nearby hiking trails, forestry walks, and mountain biking. The property features off-street parking, oil-fired central heating, triple glazing, and a septic tank. This home offers the best of both worlds when it comes to city and countryside living.
Clifden, Co Galway – €495,000
Tullybegs is a traditional cottage that has been lovingly restored and extended. The work has retained its character while offering modern comforts. Situated on the Galway side of Clifden, the property offers scenic views of the Twelve Bens mountain range and Errisbeg hill. It’s conveniently located near the Derrylea cycle/walking track, making it perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.
The house comprises a spacious living room with a traditional fireplace, a kitchen, utility room and a family bathroom. The property contains three bedrooms, two of which have their own bathrooms. Part of the