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1950s South Douglas Road home has modernising touches

THERE seems to be an extra bit of width to the four-bed family home called Soubirous, on Cork’s South Douglas Road, most likely called after a 19th century French Christian mystic and visionary at Lourdes.

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Ladysbridge home in Cork worth a look

 

Trish Dromey hears how this traditional farmhouse, and its stylish extension, could suit modern living.

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Georgian home offers chance to step back in time

Period property was carefully renovated to retain unique features, says Trish Dromey.

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To the waters in the wild of Ballingeary

Renovated farmhouse is ideal home for those who want peace and tranquility.

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Modern family-friendly home in Montenotte, Cork

Tommy Barker finds a Seventies home in the suburbs which has been cleverly and tastefully opened up.

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Super semi in Blackrock, Cork with lots in store

A spacious and modern Cork city suburban semi-d is ticking all of the ‘Trading Up’ and relocation boxes.

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Traditional tranquility in Fennells Bay, Cork

This quaint old cottage has spectacular views over Cork Harbour and sits on a surprisingly large, private site.

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Oldest house in Cork’s Marina has just come to market at €1.15m

Lee-facing Northcliffe retains many of its 300- year old features and is tastefully decorated and well-maintained throughout, writes Tommy Barker.

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Carrigaline house has hidden depths

Tommy Barker says this tastefully finished house really grows on you with each visit.

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A gem of a house in Tivoli, Cork

Tivoli’s Cahernane is set where Cork’s monied classes colonised a sunny hillside, writes Tommy Barker.

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A touch of old class in Kinsale for €1.35m

Tommy Barker enjoys the privacy that the aspect of Kinsale’s Old Rectory bestows and reflects on the history of this charming, elegant classic.

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Clonkeen property would suit Cork-Killarney commuting couple

AN OPPORTUNITY for green valley living is offered at this sheltered and secluded property at Clonkeen, just a few miles west of the Cork Kerry county bounds.

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Replacing the old with the new in well-built Crookstown home

 

Tommy Barker says the name belies the stature of this modern home.

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Two-faced charmer in Castletownshend, West Cork

Tommy Barker says Castletownsend’s Tot’s Cottage has something different going on behind its facade.

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Terrace hits the heights

You can be sitting pretty in this elevated St Luke’s Cross area period home, says Tommy Barker          

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A slice of Scandinavia in Dromcollogher, Limerick

A four-bed hardwood house shipped from Sweden nine years ago is now up for sale, writes Trish Dromey.

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Quality space all round in Passage West property

Tommy Barker visits No 20 The Highlands, Passage West, with rare garden space and a quality revamp inside.  

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Ovals offers touch of style and space in Rochestown Road area

Set in a small, well-maintained scheme, this ideal family home has lots to offer, says Tommy Barker.

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Thatched cottage in Dingle will make you stone glad

A super-sized modern take on the traditional thatch cottage on the Dingle peninsula is a holiday home with a twist, says Trish Dromey.

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Co Clare guesthouse has wide appeal with childhood connections

 

Trish Dromey says this Kilkee guesthouse in Co Clare will have wide appeal with its childhood connections.

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Lyre’s worth landing in Skibbereen

Tommy Barker on a stand-out example of laid-back 21st century living pleasures off the beaten track.

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Superbly finished family home is a rarity in west Cork market

An ‘exceptionally-well finished’ property comes to the market just outside of Clonakilty, says Tommy Barker.

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Osterley is best up front

Extended five-bed has small rear garden, says Tommy Barker.

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Tipperary home could be your castle

Trish Dromey says these character-filled solid properties, near Cashel, will be a big draw.

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Site and bungalow in Douglas Wins hands down

Tommy Barker hears this Mount Elma property on the back of Donnybrook’s hills in Cork is ‘going to fly’.

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Tasty and spacious offering in Kinsale, Cork

As Kinsale’s market ascends with the onset of Spring, Tommy Barker views this tasteful and spacious offering.

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Parknasilla gem is waiting to be woken from its slumbers

Sixteen acres of land, some interesting history and a scenic location in one of Kerry’s best known tourist spots should make Askive House in Parknasilla very attractive to foreign buyers.

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Well-tended gardens in Carrigaline make for a very attractive retreat

 

THE name, Bramble Cottage, is a bit of a misnomer: this south Cork dormer home is big, comfortable, and well finished — and its half-acre plus of shrubbed and sheltered gardens are bramble free, tended, minded and even hide a well-sheltered 35’ long polytunnel.

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Modern detached home in Tramore with classic touch

Trish Dromey says there is an option of almost three acres of land with this superb, modern detached Co Waterford home.

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1970s look is still hot in Abbey Road, Kilcrea

Architect-designed Gadshill was cutting-edge and has an impressive BER rating of B3, says Tommy Barker.

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Life’s a beach with stunning bungalow in West Cork

A gem of an extended house in an extraordinary coastal setting is set to make a splash both here and abroad, says Tommy Barker.

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Heights of luxury in Aghadoe lodge

Top-notch Aghadoe Lodge has lots of quality house for the money, says Trish Dromey.

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Dormer in Coachford is ‘Peake’ value

Three-bedroomed Coachford bungalow of 1,740 sq ft has sunroom and price of €260,000, says Tommy Barker.

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Firville House has four acres by Mallow Racecourse

YOU can see the final bend and five-furlong straight at Mallow Racecourse from the upstairs bedrooms of Firville House.

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