A three-bed thatched cottage in Kildare, on the market for $384k, is the stuff of dreams! Pretty as a picture, in a quaint village, and just a 50-minute drive from Ireland's capital city

A thatched cottage in the village of Caragh, County Kildare is on the market for just $383,686 (€350,000). 

The fire place.

The fire place.

The cottage itself dates all the way back to the 1800s but has been restored to include all mod-cons including central heating, an alarm, polished timber floors, wood-beamed ceilings, and a landscaped garden and patio area. The accommodation comprises hall, lounge, kitchen, three bedrooms, and a bathroom.

The kitchen.

The kitchen.

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The house itself is 94 square meters but the property extends to c 0.5acres including gardens and an area known as "the field".

The back garden.

The back garden.

The exterior of this property is as picturesque as the house itself. The cottage's gateway is recessed and leads to a gravel driveway with a large turning circle area surrounding a raised landscaped flowerbed. There is beech hedging to the front and side.

The office.

The office.

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At the rear of the property is a very private west-facing garden to rear with raised flowerbeds and a lawn. There are also numerous outhouses which would require refurbishment before use. There's even a henhouse "looking for new tenants", as MyHome.ie puts it.

The driveway and front of house.

The driveway and front of house.

This picturesque home is situated one kilometer outside Caragh village and just a five-minute drive from the larger town of Naas.

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A thatched cottage for sale in Caragh, County Kildare.MyHome / Smyths