House prices in Ireland continue their seemingly never ending rise up… There are however still bargain properties to be found across the island. You’ll be hard pushed to find a cheap house in more popular coastal areas or around the bigger towns and cities now… but rural Ireland still presents plenty of opportunities for those looking to buy a cheap Irish house.
Here are our 4 favourite cheap houses on the market in Ireland right now:
1. Croagh, County Donegal
This 2 bedroom cottage is the first on our list of affordable houses to buy in Ireland. The traditional Irish home is ready to move in to having been beautifully decorated inside.
Outside, the gardens take full advantage of the properties secluded location. There are 3 distinct garden spaces, all adding to the cottage charm. You’ll also find 2 outbuildings- one fully insulated and currently being used as a home office.
The cottage enjoys beautiful views of the surrounding Donegal countryside and is a 5 minutes drive from Dunkineely and Fintra beach.
2. West Grove, Dunmanway, County Cork
West Grove is a bungalow on the main Dunmanway to Bantry road. The 3 bedroom house enjoys the best of both worlds- being located in rural West Cork, while still being in easy reach of Bantry and nearby Dunmanway.
The bungalow is surrounded by matured trees and gardens which gives the property shelter throughout the year and privacy.
There is a lot of potential to update the interior and make this into a beautiful, affordable family home.
3. Curraghlehanagh, Newbridge, County Galway
This traditional farmhouse comes with over 7 acres of land- providing a huge space and potential considering the low price.
The property itself would benefit from modernising but comes connected to mains water and electric. The 5 bedroom farmhouse retains lots of character and features- ready for the new owners to add their mark.
Outside, you’ll find a range of outbuildings as well as the 7 acres of agricultural land that stretches down to the Shiven River. A great rural location… Galway city is 50km away, Athlone 40km, Roscommon 30km and Tuam 25km.
4. Four Mile House, County Roscommon
The last property on our list is Four Mile House in County Roscommon. The 2 bedroom cottage comes with not 1, not 2 but 5 incorporated sheds and 2 bay haysheds. There’s huge potential to repurpose the sheds!
The property itself has a traditional layout and has already been modernised to a good standard. Four Mile House enjoys impressive rural views of Roscommon from almost every window. This would make a beautiful, affordable rural escape or family home.