PROPERTY

House of the week: Fountainstown, Cork €200,000

THERE’S almost a moveable feast on the doorstep of The Cottage, an original style former fisherman’s cottage by the end of the Ferry Road, in coastal Cork’s Fountainstown: here, the tides have been steadily pushing back a sand spit or sandbar, inching it further up the scenic creek just west of the popular south Cork beach.

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Trading Up: Ballinlough, Cork, €340,000

The onward march of price recovery is seen in Cork’s suburban Ballinlough, where an upgraded three-bed semi with attached former garage/bed four is now priced at €340,000 on its market launch this month.

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Trading Up: Ballincollig, Co Cork €355,000

Unless you are up with the lark and reading this in the dawning light, you might have to rush to the first open viewings of 52 Leslies Arch: This three-storey mid-terrace townhouse is an open book today, on view at 10.45am, for a half-hour window only.

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Starter Home: Rathcormac, Cork €235,000

Updated and upgraded, this house offers value, writes Trish Dromey.

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Starter Home: Clonakilty, Cork €195,000

Built in 2009, this stylish apartment has modern décor and is in a great location, with plans for a craft distillery, too, writes Trish Dromey.

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Starter Home: Sundays Well, Cork €110,000

For a cash buyer with €110,000 to spend, No 9 Wyse’s Hill on Sunday’s Well, and overlooking Cork city to its rear, might make an interesting proposition.

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Mill House in north Cork’s Clondulane is magical in its maturity

Tommy Barker reports on the sale of a former mill manager’s house on one third of an woodland acre.

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Sales set to heat up at Lisheen Fields in Ovens

JANUARY’s not even over yet, but already a second Lisheen Fields home west of Ballincollig in Cork’s Ovens has come to market as a re-sale for a relocating family who are trading up, and moving closer to Cork city.

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The Hedgerow in Wilton easy on the eye and with fresh internal design

Tommy Barker finds a highly specified and modern four-bedroomed family home on the outskirts of Cork. 

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Shanagarry in Ballycotton offers quiet retreat in a haven of artisan crafts and cooking

This five-bed bungalow with bags of potential boasts some illustrious neighbours, writes Tommy Barker.

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Just-built Parkside houses with enviable energy rating in venerable Bishopstown setting

This niche, infill development in a suburban semi-d’s side garden should find favour, in settled suburban Bishopstown, reckons Tommy Barker.

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Detached Glanmire home has lots of plus points for buyers to address

Tommy Barker reports on a bungalow with a sense of space.

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Key site in Blarney back on the market

A decade after the closure and eventual demolition for redevelopment of the former Blarney Park Hotel site in the Co Cork tourism ‘village’, the key site has comes back to market, primely set, and suitable for any amount of uses.

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‘€3m apartment sale’ in Ballinlough may be for large part of complex

THE Price Register has seemingly thrown up a pre-Christmas sale anomaly, listing an apartment on Cork’s Ballinlough Road as a €3 million sale.

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Square Deal site in Cork bought for €5 million by student accommodation company

CORK City’s Square Deal site has been bought for about €5 million by an international student accommodation company, understood to be making its first foray into Ireland’s increasingly competitive student apartment market.

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Deloitte commits to a long-term lease on Lapps Quay in Cork

ONE of the country’s largest financial advisory firms, Deloitte, has committed to a new, long-term lease on its upgraded Cork city centre offices.

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Four-bed semi-d in Broadale ticks all the boxes

Tommy Barker looks at a four-bed family home that went on the market in a popular Cork suburb this week.

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Pull up a chair and enjoy the views over Croagh Bay

Tommy Barker gets Lowertown lowdown.

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Charm and history await at The Rest in Rushbrooke

Updated Victorian has only every had two families own it, says Tommy Barker.

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House of the week: North Circular Rd, Limerick €465,000

With its prestigious address and its elegant interior, this North Circular Rd, Limerick, property called Merebank is likely to attract a good attendance at its first open viewing this morning. 

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Trading Up: Maryborough/Rochestown, Cork €385,000 

FOR those prepared to roll up their sleeves and do a bit of updating and upgrading, No 34 Limetrees Road holds lots of promise.

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Trading Up: Glanmire, Cork €395,000

Estate agent Jackie Cohalan will ‘split’ the difference with home hunters in 2017, offering split-level living options in locations like Glanmire and at Passage West, where she’s selling a dozen serviced sites, including five for split-level, new-builds.

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Trading Up: Enniskeane, West Cork €349,000

SET out along the road from West Cork’s inland twin towns of Enniskeane/Ballineen, on the route to coastal Clonakilty, is this 15-year-old detached build, on a level 1.5 acres plot: large enough for a pony, foal or donkey, say its selling agents.

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Trading Up: Carrigaline, Cork, €290,000

Things are wrapping up soon at Astra Construction’s steadily developed Forest Hill scheme on the edge of Carrigaline, where builder Stephen McCarthy has kept a crew employed and locals housed, over the past seven or eight tough years for the economy and society. 

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Starter Home: Upper Glanmire, Cork €220,000

Trish Dromey finds a home that could suit first-time buyers’ budgets.

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Starter Home: Bloomfield, Midleton €175,000

Built in 2005, this 1,000 sq ft home is owner-occupied, stylish, and in excellent condition, reports Trish Dromey.

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Starter Home: Montenotte, Cork €185,000

Although in need of renovation, No 8 Murmont Crescent in Montenotte has good potential. A three-bed semi with attached garage, ithas a guide of €185,000.

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Starter Home: Blarney Street, Cork €185,000

Open viewings have just started at this stone-fronted three-bed end of terrace property at 4 River Lane, off Blarney Street in Cork city.

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Suburban living freshened up in Cork’s Model Farm Road

Detached five-bed has a sizeable extension, with extra living space and a corner bar, says Tommy Barker.

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Glenarough home offers breathtaking views of Beara Peninsula

Tommy Barker reports on a lovely property in a special part of the world.

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