The nearby stadium will bring games, and free gigs, to a buyer of this spotless house, writes Tommy Barker.
Showing the attention to detail when first built, Archdale’s builder went to the trouble of adding feature porthole windows left and right of a living room’s fireplace.
They feature on the original engineer/ builder blueprint drawings the owner found in the attic and “it was the house’s present to me when I moved in.”
No 73 has kept faith with original features, like this hardwood hall floor, picture-rail type plasterwork on high,and stripped, old pine doors.
Objects you touch and use every day should give you tactile pleasure.
Here, a period-style handle is a mix of cool metal, and crackle-glaze ceramic
Even a quite-narrow kitchen or workspace can accommodate a slender island.
They don’t need to be land-masses to serve a purpose
Homes dating to the 1950s can as easily accommodate contemporary touches as retro and ‘age-appropriate’ pieces such as this successful ‘mix ‘n’ mingle.
Embrace your vista.
No 73 Maryville has long, westerly views back to Cork city and the Elysian, as well as to the Port of Cork site where a signature high-rise tower is now proposed.
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