Trading up: Kilglass, Mitchelstown €475,000/€495,000

Set aside a bit of time for viewing this Kilglass home on Saturday next at day long open viewings: it’s big, with 3,2000 sq ft and six bedrooms, over three floors, but it also comes with up to seven acres and a big detached garage.

Size: 299sq m (3,200 sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 4 

Bedrooms: 6 


Set out at a rural townland called Kilglass a few minutes’north of Mitchelstown on the Cork-Limerick border, it’s rural, with views and Galtees’ proximity, yet is just a 30-minute drive from either city, says its selling agent Joseph Wheeler. 

It can be bought on three acres, or seven, with just €20k in the price differential for the extra land. 

The traditionally built home dates to 2008/09, and is very well-finished, he says, scoring a seriously good B1 BER for that vintage, thanks to its two efficient wood burning stoves.

It’s got one of those heat sources in the large (28’ by 16’) and well-equipped kitchen/diner, a large, double-door wood burner set into a country style brick hearth, and the kitchen also has a Belfast sink, range style cooker, granite topped island and relaxed, updated country kitchen air.

The main, triple-aspect sitting room is a similar size, with further stove in a limestone, and there’s also a utility, guest WC, and marble tiled hall, with open tread stairs to the next two overhead levels, with six beds (one en suite) and two bathrooms.

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