The five most expensive places to live in Leinster have been revealed.
According to the latest MyHome.ie Property Report, in association with Davy, Dublin is unsurprisingly the most expensive place to reside in the country.
In Leinster it is followed by the commuter counties of Wicklow, Kildare, Meath and Louth when it comes to the most expensive places to live.
Here we’ve given you a breakdown of where the prices are at in each area and a sample of what sort of house you can get for that sort of money.
The MyHome.ie report shows that the median asking price for a 3 bed semi-detached house in the capital now comes in at €295,000 while the asking price for a 4 bed semi-detached home in Dublin comes in at €145,000 more at €440,000.
Prices for the 3 bed are now back at a level they were last at towards the end of 2010 while the price of a 4 bed in Dublin is now at its highest level since Q1 2010.
Featured Dublin 3 bed for €295,000 – 4 Dunmanus Road, Cabra, Dublin 7
Featured Dublin 4 bed for €440,000 – 3 Molesworth Close, Knocksedan, Swords, Co Dublin
The median asking price in Wicklow for a 3 bed semi-detached house remained unchanged for the third straight quarter at €285,000 but year-on-year prices remain up 9.6% from €260,000 this time last year. Prices for a 3 bed in the Garden County are now at their highest level in seven years.
The price of a 4 bed semi-detached home in Wicklow fell back slightly by 1.3% in the last quarter to €375,000 but remained 5.8% ahead of the same time last year, meaning prices have increased by an average of just over €1,700 a month for this house type over the past 12 months.
Featured Wicklow 3 bed for €285,000 – Djouce Meadow, Roundwood, Co Wicklow
Featured Wicklow 4 bed for €375,000 – 95 Sugarloaf Crescent, Bray, Co Wicklow
The prices of homes in Kildare have remained fairly stable in the last three months with the median asking price for a 3 bed semi increasing by just 0.4% to €200,000. This is €5,000 more expensive than a year ago with prices for this house type in the county now back to their highest level since the start of 2011.
The cost of a 4 bed semi in Kildare remained unchanged at €275,000 and was also up by just over €5,000 from a year ago. It is at its highest level since the third quarter of 2010.
Featured Kildare 3 bed for €195,000 (just under €200k average) – 1680 Pairc Mhuire, Newbridge, Co Kildare
Featured Kildare 4 bed for €275,000 – 7 The Park, Liffey Hall, Newbridge, Co Kildare
The median price of a 3 bed semi in Meath grew by €4,000 in the last quarter to €199,000. That is just shy of a €10,000 increase in prices for this house type in the last year.
Four bed semis increased by just €1,000 in the quarter to €250,000 and were €3,500 up on this time last year.
Both house types are at their highest price level since the end of 2010.
Featured Meath 3 bed for €199,000 – 32 Glen Abhainn Grove, Enfield, Co Meath
Featured Meath 4 bed for €250,000 – 22 Chestnut Court, Johnstown Village, Navan, Co Meath
Louth might be known as the Wee County but prices for a 3 bed semi there have taken one of the biggest jumps of anywhere recently. Prices in the last quarter were up 5.7% from €175,000 to €185,000. They are now €20,000 ahead of where they were this time last year, representing an average increase of €5,000 per quarter. Prices for a 3 bed in Louth are now at their highest level since Q4 2011.
The price of a 4 bed in Louth remained unchanged at €225,000 in the last quarter but was also €20,000 ahead of where it was this time last year having got back to a price level last achieved six years ago.
Featured Louth 3 bed for €185,000 – 81 Cherrywood Drive, Termon Abbey, Drogheda, Co Louth
Featured Louth 4 bed for €225,000 – 32 The Priory, Westcourt, Drogheda, Co Louth
Further details on house prices can be found in the latest MyHome.ie Property Report at www.myhome.ie/reports