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Appetites whetted for Fountainstown home by the sea

This Stand Road home by Fountainstown beach is a commutable, full-time home option, says Tommy Barker.

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Glasswork and chandeliers abound in Kilmeaden bungalow

With what seems like as many seats within and without as a newly reconfigured Dáil might have, this four-bed bungalow with views over Waterford’s Knockaderry Lake and the countryside around Kilmeaden is described as well laid out, with “accommodation of the highest standard and the decor tasteful and cheerful.”

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Secret Garden in valley of Gleninchaquin is one of Ireland’s best-kept secrets

Secret Garden is a family-owned stone cottage right next to a beautiful park on the Beara Peninsula, says Trish Dromey.

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Enjoy in the suburbs at The Rise, Bishopstown

It turns out the family living at 6 The Rise in Cork’s western suburbs have only been passing through; but, what they are selling now is a far cry from what they bought five years ago.

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No 1 Meadow Lawn offers sense of detachment for those interested in Little Island living

This detached three-bedroom family home on Little Island should make for a good catch for first-time buyers, writes Trish Dromey.

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January sales at East Ferry, East Cork spot

"You won’t get a better bargain in the January sales in Penneys,” quips Midleton estate agent James Colbert, about this family home house Naoimh Pádraig, on a half-acre out by East Cork’s East Ferry, which he guides as a New Year offer at €380,000.

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Go with the flow at Fernwalk, Ballincollig

Tommy Barker says this Ballincollig family residence is early out of the traps as a sales barometer for 2016.

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Bweeng attracts interest as market picks up

The last time a Bweeng house development featured in these page was August 2006, when a 46-unit scheme was launched, one of three in the location back then being touted as a commuter location for Cork city, though it’s 30 kilometres distant.

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Upstairs downstairs add-ons in Clonakilty Town, West Cork

Five-bed Clonakilty townhouse has made a push for more space out the back, says Tommy Barker.

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Be a part of the rich history of Smerwick home near a secluded Dingle beach

Trish Dromey uncovers a retirement home with a colourful and continental past overlooking Smerwick Harbour.  

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VIDEO: Explore Kinsale’s coves in the quiet townland of Pregane

Set in an area awash with sweeping views and nautical lore, there’s plenty to explore near this spacious family home, says Tommy Barker.

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VIDEO: Rare option to buy on Cork’s Model Farm Road

A 1947 offering at the city end of Cork’s Model Farm Road has grown in proportion and charm in a prime location, says Tommy Barker.  

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VIDEO: Take in harbour and Bandon River views up on millionaires’ row in Kinsale

Tommy Barker visits an Ardbrack home with all-season, Kinsale town, harbour and Bandon River views.

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Former Kilmacabea schoolhouse is now  tranquil semi in Leap

A noisy schoolhouse has become a tranquil residence, says Trish Dromey  

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Harbour home at Alta Terrace has a real sense of history

Tommy Barker says this home at Alta Terrace overlooking Monkstown’s marina oozes with period charm.

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VIDEO: High-spec home at Cahercalla, Ennis is backed up with high-tech luxury

Trish Dromey says all the bells and whistles — and more — have gone in to putting a truly luxurious finish on this property near Ennis.

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Beverley, a four-house scheme in Donnybrook, rises up over the hills

Standards set in Blackrock to be matched in Donnybrook, says Tommy Barker.

 

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Waterford’s Colligan Bridge right by wonderful woods

Trish Dromey finds fifty shades of lingering autumn leaves at Waterford’s Colligan Bridge.

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22 Laburnum Drive has room to spare in an ideal Cork spot

Set in a prime location with decent space, there’s a lot to like about this family home, says Tommy Barker.

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Water frontage makes Ravensdale in Bantry a good catch

It’s got potential, writes Tommy Barker.    

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Compact convenience with immense back garden at Montrose on Cross Douglas Road

Tommy Barker visits a suburban Cork city semi-d that’s had a thorough makeover both inside and out.

 

 

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VIDEO: Privacy, peace and quiet just an hour from Cork at Kilcolman Rectory

Mary Rose Daly visits a pristine period property at Kilcolman, West Cork, which comes with three cottages.

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17 Carrigwell in Carrignavar shows commitment to ‘getting it right’

Tommy Barker takes a look inside a model home which reflects the owners driving passion.

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Upmarket Elden in Maryborough Hill, Douglas is still crisp and modern

IT’S eight years now since the scheme of contemporary-styled houses at Cork’s Elden got launched — and they still look crisp and modern.

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Parteen's limestone lovely Funshóg really rocks

With redbrick window quoins and a traditional look, Funshóg, is distinctive and delicious, says Trish Dromey.

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Ballincollig prices back on the march as Limeworth guided at €720,000

No 35 Limeworth is well located and has plenty of space, writes Tommy Barker.

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Lodge your claim for Sandycove stunner

Nothing’s overlooked at Gorse Lodge, bar a picturesque creek by the sublime Kinsale area’s Sandycove Island, finds Tommy Barker.    

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Splashes of colour everywhere at this vibrant family home on Airport Hill

Tommy Barker finds a superbly finished four bedroomed family home high up on Cork’s Airport Hill.

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City home at The Orchards on Glasheen Road ticks all the boxes

ALL tucked away in a cul-de-sac corner of The Orchards, off Cork city’s Glasheen Road is this large-ish family home, called Tuirín.

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Clonlara Tudor mansion boasts a landscape ready to lord over

This updated Tudor mansion also has 80 acres, nine chalets and a pub on its estate, writes Trish Dromey.

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