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Number 43, Ballinlough, corners a nice market niche

Corner-set 43 Somerton Park has been renovated, but not extended, to a high standard. It’s got wide appeal, reckons Tommy Barker.

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Sunny Dún an Óir sits above coastal glories in West Cork

There’s a lovely, aloof setting, high above the beach and dunes and developed strip of Owenahincha, at Dún an Óir, Gortnagrenane.

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Mallow home is in a gated community and sits on a 0.7 acre site

This 4,600 sq ft home in a gated community in Mallow is also on a large site of 0.7 acres, says Tommy Barker.

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Fisherman’s cottage in Waterford is alluring

Marston Cottage is a real catch for anyone interested in angling holidays as Trish Dromey describes.

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Hard work already done in Glanmire cottage

As Tommy Barker discovers, from humble beginnings, a one-time modest hillside cottage above Glanmire is now something way more spectacular.

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Contemporary comfort in family home in East Cork

Imagination and elbow grease have combined to create this stylish and functional, contemporary family home.

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Reduced price may tempt buyers to take on project in Fermoy

With a newly reduced asking price of €205,000, Weston at Rathealy Road in Fermoy can be seen as quite a bargain.

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Older property in St Luke’s, Cork, oozes style

The second viewer who looked at 2, Ard Patrick in St Luke’s liked it so much that they immediately put in a bid of the €250,000 asking price.

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An option to whey up in Mitchelstown, Cork

This property clicked with Tommy Barker while photographer Denis Scannell had the task of saying cheese.

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Annaville at The Lough ticks all the boxes

Tommy Barker is impressed with Annaville at the Lough in Cork. 

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Donoughmore dormer home is one to Pluck up courage for

Trish Dromey finds a fresh and airy feel to this architect-designed Donoughmore dormer home.

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A classic Georgian gem in Skibbereen, West Cork

 

The former parish rectory in West Cork on the Ilen River’s Golden Mile is a special find, writes Tommy Barker.

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Clonakilty home is carefully rescued and fit for a family

Tommy Barker reports on an utterly charming rural idyll located near Clonakilty in West Cork which oozes charisma inside and out.

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Two houses, close neighbours, but utterly different in Ballinlough/Douglas

There’s only 100 yards or so between two new-to-market offers with agent Timothy Sullivan, and only €25,000 in their prices difference, but they are utterly different buys and markets.

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Going with the flow in glorious Glengarriff

Tommy Barker reports on a sea-front contemporary, five-bedroomed residence in glorious Glengarriff.

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Victorian city gem in St Luke’s Cross, Cork

THE unpainted render exterior of 6, Egerton Villas, off Military Hill in St Luke’s gives few clues of the light-filled period elegance that lies within this city home.

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Engineering with a twist in Glanmire, Cork

Tommy Barker encounters a house with bright features to enlighten the viewer.

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Stylish old stone cottage in Lough Gur, Limerick

This old stone cottage, surrounded by countryside, has been given a stylish new look, writes Trish Dromey.

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Unique gardens with breathtaking views at Caragh Lake, Killorglin

Kya deLongchamps says with minor updating, Lakefield would be a handsome home to love and to live in.

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Rochestown’s Kilcrenagh House on market for €585,000

Tommy Barker says that this upgraded one-off comes to a Cork area buoyed by several €500,000-plus sales.

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Six-bedroomed period house in the west Cork town is deceiving

Laurie O’Flynn says this six-bedroomed, four bathroom period house in the west Cork town is deceiving.

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Carr Cotter Naessens Architects bookended by success

A Cork-based architecure firm has won accolades for its work on the stunning dlr Lexicon Library in Dun Laoghaire, writes Carol O’Callaghan with the prospect of more to come on the world’s stage.

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VIDEO: Architect Paul McNally has total belief in the passive house system

Kya deLongchamps talks to Paul McNally, a Cork architect who’s just won an RIAI Annual Award.

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Retreat from the world in American-style property in Kinsale

Rose Martin delights in this American-style property on a waterside site of 1.67 acres, minutes from Kinsale.

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Dromana House in County Waterford open its doors to history

Mary Leland delves into the rich history which visitors can enjoy at next week’s Dromana 800 celebrations.

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Top dollar for Glanmire contemporary build

Tommy Barker looks at this spacious ‘no expense spared’ quality build with lots of light and shade.

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‘Castle’ in Garryvoe has views fit for a king

Laurie O’Flynn discovers an East Cork gem overlooking Ballycotton Bay and Garryvoe.

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Room for a pony or two in Roovesbeg, Coachford

Trish Dromey sees huge potential in this small holding at Roovesbeg, Coachford which has 11 private acres.

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Carrigtwohill cottage is pristine and private

Laurie O’Flynn visits this Carrigtwohill cottage transformation by an enthusiastic engineer owner.

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Kilkenny home is charming from pillar to post

The Old Post Office in Piltown is certain to send investors into a flurry of excitement, writes Trish Dromey.

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