Architect-designed, two-bed home in Clonakilty comes with high-end features

Trish Dromey reports on a rarity in the west Cork town of Clonakilty — a new build described as attractive, slightly quirky and modern.

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House of the Week: 5 Reeveswood, Douglas, Cork

IS €800,000-plus “the new €1 million?” It might well appear so, given the number of quite high-end Cork suburban properties which have come up for sale in the latter half of 2017, at the €850k-plus price level. 

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Uber cool pad in Bailick, Midleton ticks all the boxes

Those on Santa’s good list need look no further than this cracker of a home complete with picture-perfect views, writes Tommy Barker.            

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Dromana Estate has a special appeal

The less flamboyant of the two gate lodges at Dromana Estate is charming in its own right, says Trish Dromey.

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Every angle covered in Ryvoan, Castleconnell

This striking architect-designed family home has something for everyone, says Trish Dromey.

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‘New arrivals have more confidence’ in Cork

MORE investors are getting out of the housing market in Cork than are buying into it, at a time of unprecedented demand for rental properties, with no new supply of any scale, a gathering of the construction sector has been told.

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Leadership isn’t there’ on housing, says Frank Ryan

Priority issue leadership is needed at Department of Finance and Taoiseach level to sort Ireland’s housing crisis, according to seasoned property market expert and housing analyst Frank Ryan of Cushman & Wakefield.

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House of the Week: 23 Geraldine Place

SINCE No 23 Geraldine Place last sold, back in 2010, the world around this niche Cork city setting has seemingly come back to rights.

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Blackrock House upgraded to utter elegance

The one-off, fully-furnished three-bed was one of two show apartments in Blackrock House, writes Tommy Barker.

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Fine country living at Bayly Farm

Trish Dromey views a fine Georgian country home which could be turned to a number of uses.   

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Let there be light at Glebe House, Cratloe

Trish Dromey views an unusual hillside home which was designed to optimise light and space.

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There’s lots of room at Bluebells in Glounthaune

Tommy Barker inspects a big, highly flexible, modern home with five bedrooms and five day rooms which could accommodate quite a large family.

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Tiny ‘old triangle’ site guiding close to €1million

A postage-stamp sized site in the heart of Cork City, which was bid upon by US-based developers earlier this year up to a reported €1.3m, is among the 200 lots at the December BidX1 end-of-year online auction.

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Office deals being completed in the heart of Cork city

A number of new office occupiers and sale deals are coming to an end-of-year close in the heart of Cork city, at Lapps Quay, at City Quarter, and at the Elysian, where a new walk-in medical clinic is set to open next month and where a new restaurant letting is agreed. Plus there’s 12,000 sq ft of offices at the Elysian under active negotiation via Lisney.

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Luxury living in Adare

Trish Dromey discovers an expansive and lavishly-appointed modern home in the historic Co Limerick town

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A thoroughbred house in Carrigtwohill

This imposing home and its extensive grounds offer a complete lifestyle package, writes Tommy Barker

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Riverside house in a very special setting

Tommy Barker says that this well-appointed late-1990s family home benefits greatly from its idyllic location on Cork’s Rochestown Road

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A well-extended suburban home

Tommy Barker visits a well-appointed house which has benefited from the care lavished on it by its first owners

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House of the Week: Church Road, Blackrock

WE noted it before, and now we have to say it again: detached houses don’t come to the open market too often within Barnstead, which is just off suburban Blackrock’s Church Road.

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Better believe Botanika hype

All 31 upmarket homes are released at once, without phasing or a showhouse, says Tommy Barker

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On the radar of first time buyers

This well kept three-bed has plenty to offer, writes Trish Dromey

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Cute as a cottage with a garden for same price as apartment

This two-bed in Co Cork has much to appeal and a good turnout is expected for open viewing day today, writes Trish Dromey

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Farranlea Grove: Country air, city convenience

Tommy Barker admires a well maintained 1950s home in a tranquil setting in Cork’s western suburbs

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Join the smart set with hot Ovens home

Every square foot of this ideal family home is oozing comfort and style, writes Tommy Barker

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House of the Week: Cuskinny, Great Island

IT’S an ill wind that doesn’t blow some good, and — searching for positives — thanks to last month’s Storm Ophelia, there’s now a view once more of Cork harbour at Carrigrhu House.

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Likely best seller on Patrick’s Street

A third, institutional fund sale of a retail investment on the western section for Cork city’s main trading thoroughfare, St Patrick’s Street, is new to marekt.

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Design competition to see Connolly’s take Leap into 21st century

A West Cork bar and music venue with three generations of family ownership along the Wild Atlantic Way has been selected as the focus for an international design competition, to reimagine it as a 21st century ‘Irish Cult Music Venue’.

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Taking stress out of dealing with troublesome meeting-room technology

The demand for high-quality, well equipped meeting space has become a key priority, Kevin Moore, MD Eurotek offers tips on achieving the right audio visual package.

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Nano Nagle centre does fruitful deal with Kiwi

A Kiwi from the Cook Islands, and a local award-wining food entrepreneur, are to head up the new restaurant/cafe in the €10m Nano Nagle centre, in the historic heart of Cork city.

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Manor Village centre will serve rapidly-evolving Cork suburb

A village centre to serve a rapidly-evolving Cork suburban setting with 1,000 homes now provided is proposed for Cork’s southside.

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With about 1,300 rooms in the planning pipeline, Cork’s stock of hotel beds could jump by 60%

Over 1,300 new hotel beds are in various stages of planning in Cork city and if even half come though could boost hotel capacity by 30% — “but the Cork Events Centre proceeding is necessary for the city to exploit its true potential,” says Tom Barrett, director of Hotels and Leisure at Savills.

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