06 Jul 2022

PROPERTY WATCH: Laois mountain thatched cottage - a 'little piece of rural magic' in need of a magic wand

Gem in the Slieve Blooms has a very affordable reserve

This enchanting traditional bungalow in a Laois village nestled in the Slieve Blooms might be a little piece of rural magic that might need some wizardry for its deserved restoration.

But surely there is someone out there who can see beyond the plastic covering the roof and have a vision to restore its glory days.  "Acquire a little piece of rural magic. Super opportunity to acquire a charming cottage house waiting for purchase with vision to fully renovate this cottage into modern energy efficient home," say the Laois estate agents Property Properly.

Located in a rural area at foothills of the Slieve Bloom mountains, the agents say say the River Barrow rises in nearby Glenbarrow which is also in the parish of Rosenallis where the cottage is located.

"This quaint petite cottage is ideal for DIY enthusiast or or those with an eye for little bit of value. This gem is a must," say the estate agents who say the reserve is just €40,000.

It's not the first time that the house has been on the market and it has seen better days as picture from 2009 when it was up from grabs show. Scroll through our gallery to see what it looked like just over a decade ago.

The two bedroom, one bathroom detached dwelling at Shanbeg, Rosenallis is for sale by private treaty.

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