Trading up: Grantstown, Waterford. €279,000

Ticking lots of boxes for families trading up in Waterford city will be the Granstown four-bed detached home, 4 Palm Drive - it even has a palm tree in its front garden.

Done in a sort of Tudor timber style across its front two-storey/part-dormer facade, it’s in a cul de sac niche of six similar sized houses, off the Williamstown and Outer Ring Road, just south of the Dunmore Road.

South-facing in front, it has an extra-large, irregularly sized back and side garden set-up, with plenty of outdoor space for families with children to play in and around.

Selling agents REA O’Shea O’Toole guide at €275,000, and that’s for a home with two good reception rooms (15’ by 14’ and 15’ by 12’), guest WC, utility and kitchen with oak units, and overhead one of its four bedrooms has an en suite, so there’s three loos in all.

And, for those looking down the line to expansion at this c 20-year old family home (built by South Eastern Construction) there’s a ready made option in the integrated garage to the right of the hall door. Location is near Tesco, Ardkeen Shopping Centre, Ballygunner’s gaelscoil, and about 10 mins to the city centre.

VERDICT: A strong and accessible location, and a decent-sized site in the cul de sac make it one to view.


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