Located just thirty minutes south of Dublin’s city centre, Wicklow has a unique landscape of mountains, lakes, cliffs and sea. It is one of Ireland’s premier outdoor destinations; drawing families from far and wide to walk, climb and explore.
Related: Three very different family homes
available to buy in Kildare
Many areas in Wicklow are serviced by public transport providers; including Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus and Irish Rail. What’s more, the county has recently benefitted from improved road infrastructure.
Want to call Wicklow ‘home’? Have a look at these three family properties available to buy right now.
4 Avoca Wood, Avoca, Co. Wicklow – €535,000
This impressive property at 4 Avoca Wood is nestled on almost half an acre of private land; with mature gardens and plenty of space for parking. Three of its four bedrooms come with an ensuite; while the fourth bedroom can double as a home office.
On the ground floor, the living room boasts an American-style fireplace, built-in bookshelves and a TV unit. A separate playroom allows additional space for children or teenagers to relax with friends. The bright, custom-built kitchen features all mod-cons and is fitted with granite worktops and a multi-functional centre island.
The main selling point of this property is its custom-built, on-site Montessori school. The estate agents say this can be easily converted into a granny flat, studio, or Airbnb.
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4 The Nurseries, Cherry Lane, Delgany – €950,000
If you’re a fan of luxury-living, this house on Cherry Lane, Delgany is a must-see. No expense has been spared in the development of this family home.
There are three spacious reception rooms downstairs; as well as an open-plan kitchen-cum-dining room which spans the entire width of the house. Upstairs, there are four double bedrooms (two of which come with an ensuite), and a walk-in wardrobe with a vanity unit.
The house is secured with electronic entrance gates, behind which there is ample parking; while a private landscaped garden is fenced off to the back.
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Bramble Hill, Killiskey, Ashford, Co. Wicklow – €385,000
Located just outside Ashford Village, this well-kept bungalow is ideal for a family with young children. Its south-facing garden is perfect for children to play in, as demonstrated by the current owner’s swing set.
What’s more, two large reception rooms offer plenty of space for family living. The kitchen is fitted with lots of storage units, while a cosy dining area features a wood-burning stove and garden views. The property also comes with three double bedrooms, including fitted wardrobes and garden views; while two bathrooms are fitted with electric showers.
Other notable features include a tiled utility room, a large detached garage (which can double as a workshop), and a south-facing sunroom.