There’s a stealthily growing appreciation of Modernist architecture in Ireland, and abroad, and now another chance to buy into an award-winning 1960s housing scheme in Cork’s Blackrock has come along.More
Trish Dromey hears about a property in Kinsale that has it all —superb location, stunning views and great size.
<B>Tommy Barker </b>says you can really get away from it all in splendorous isolation overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
First time buyers have been out in force this year and, as economists wrangle about the possible impact of the Central Bank’s proposals to change mortgage deposit requirements, they are continuing to shop.
2014 was the busiest year on record in terms of the Irish investment market with more than €4bn worth of properties due to be sold by year-end.More
This year was the year of the Big Ask, but of a lot less delivery, in the multi-million euro house sale league.More
There is little doubt that the country market is now at a threshold, with 2015 poised to be possibly the most definitive year since 2008 crash.
Clonakilty, West Cork €185,000
Size: Sq m 97 (1,040 sq ft)
Dungarvan, Co Waterford €550,000
Sq m: 371 (4,000 sq ft)
Barrack Street, Cork City €150,000
Sq m 62 (675 sq ft)
Best Feature: Punches above its weight
This detached home boasts an impressive walk-in wardrobe and gym as part of its attraction.
It requires serious renovation but this West Cork building comes with motoring history.More