Tommy Barker looks at a new Gandon Editions book on Dublin’s top modern builds by young Cork architect, Séan Antóin O Muirí.
Glounthaune, Cork €650,000
Size: 278 sq m (3,000 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4
Location: Fennells Bay, Cork, €450,000
Sq m 110 (1,200 Sq ft)
Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2
Best Feature: Coast is clear
Carrigaline, Cork €210,000
Size: Sq m 88 (954 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1
Best Feature: Tasty out
Pouladuff, Cork City €170,000
Sq m 66 (715 sq ft)
When we purchased our late 1960s semi-detached home, very little work had been done to the house in its lifetime.More
THERE’S a whopping amount of house at No 2, Bellevue Villas — and a price reduction as it goes up for auction means many would-be buyers will have enough to furnish it in an appropriate manner too.More
There’s a bit of style to the back extension of 10, Maryborough Heights, a family home in this long-bedded down estate within Lissadell, a short up-hill haul from Cork’s Douglas village.
Denise O’Connor of Optimise Design offers advice on maximising space in Irish homes - and suggests pulling the plug on en-suite bathroomsMore
A cheery, warm yellow wall colour sets off the stone gable facade and low sun room walls at Kenby, a large five-bed family home on over an acre, about a 15 minute commute from Cork city’s suburbs.
Tommy Barker says there is a spread of interested bidders for this coastal Crosshaven four bed detached.More
TUCKED away off the Church Road in Cork’s Blackrock suburb is the 1990s house scheme Rockfield, with a mix of semis and detached homes in an area of the city that had seen precious few modern developments.
Substantial, roomy East Cork home has a double garage for its limo-business vendors, says Tommy Barker.More
Any new occupants of Cork’s 2 Illen Villas will have one of the city’s recently refreshed public amenities - Fitzgerald’s Park - on their back doorstep.More
Tommy Barker says this already extended property, Alderbrook, is ready for take-off.More
Tommy Barker heads to Cobh to visit one of its high class big ‘uns on the High Road above the town.More
IT’S a short enough run down hill to the sea from this big, stone-faced modern home called Sunfield House.More
IT’S ALL horses for courses for the woman selling this one-off West Cork home, small holding, horse facility par excellence and a whole host more: as an engineer, she’ll simply saddle up and start all over again.More
THE shortage of mature, family homes in the Douglas area of Cork has underpinned the €630,000 price hopes of Kylemore, a distinctive-looking detached dormer house dating to the 1950s.More
Tommy Barker finds Cork houses named after racehorse Tirol are stable buys.More
Tommy Barker says as city prices soar, theres’ value left in easily commutable rural locations.More