HOUSE OF THE WEEK

House of the week: Outer Douglas, Cork €750,000

There’s a move back to Irish shores from families who weathered the economic and employment storms abroad, in strong bases like London.

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House of the week: Gardiners Hill, Cork City €295,000

THE pleasures of 1 Glencrea far outweigh any perceived small drawbacks — on charm grounds alone, this Gardiner’s Hill house is off to a good start.

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House of the week: St Luke’s Cross, Cork €395,000

There’ s a touch of deja vu upon visiting No 2 Adelaide Place, just above Cork city’s St Luke’s Cross.

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House of the week: Maryborough Ridge, Cork, €375,000

Just as you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, you shouldn’t really judge a house by its facade or by first impressions. 

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House of the Week: Carrigrohane, Cork, €425,000

BACK a few decades ago, when the mansard-roofed detached dormer Springmount was first built, it might have seemed a bit ‘out in the sticks’. But, now — while it is still reached just after a charming rustic chicane bend in the road by Carrigrohane’s Rocklodge — it seems as if many metaphorical roads are leading towards it.

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House of the week: Ballycotton, Co Cork, €175,000

It’s 20 years this month since Ballycotton in East Cork was in utter upheaval, during the filming of the Hollywood movie Divine Rapture, starring Marlon Brando, John Hurt, Johnny Depp, Debra Winger and Angeline Ball. 

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House of the week: Sunday’s Well, Cork €435,000

A slice of old Cork city suburbs and far vistas too, come with this back-to-front house, No 33 Sunday’s Well Road.

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House of the week: Hungry Hill Cottage, West Cork, €375,000

Hungry Hill Cottage looks out onto sloping wooded countryside and across Bantry Bay to Bere Island.

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House of the week: Waterfall, Cork €790,000

PRISTINE doesn’t quite do Ardeoin House justice. 

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House of the week: Montenotte, Cork €525,000

Montenotte - the pinnacle of property positioning since the before the Act of Union. 

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House of the week: Ardbrack, Kinsale €750,000

The site is everything at this 1970’s Kinsale property which has the best views the area has to offer.

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House of the week: College Road, Cork city €365,000

HOUSES — and, especially, those in cities — don’t get much calmer than the Victorian gem at 9 Fernhurst Terrace, on Cork city’s College Road: it just exudes relaxation.

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House of the week: Douglas, Cork €580,000

THERE’S something special — in fact, lots special — about the great family home called Ard na Gréine, which bookends the Rosebank estate, located between the main and south Douglas roads in Cork’s suburbs.

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House of the week: Model Farm Road, Cork €625,000

THE UNDERSTATED quality of a home like Westbury would sell it to almost any house hunter looking for a comfortable place to retreat to.

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House of the week: Turners Cross, Cork €195,000

Some houses hit viewers with a certain charm, immediately on viewing: No 3 Ossory Place is one of those.

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House of the week: Passage West, Cork €360,000

Miramar in Passage West has much to please a trade up buyer — well designed, well finished, modern living space and mature gardens as well as a separate small house for granny.

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House of the week: Blackrock, Cork €600,000

There’s always a cachet to the Blackrock Road address of Menloe Gardens — and, it’s been a few years since a house came up for sale here.

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House of the week: Maryborough, Douglas €295,000

Talk about a high-end home - , even if it’s ‘only’ a townhouse. 

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House of the week: Clonakilty, West Cork €690,000

THERE are glimpses of the sea and beaches out at Inchydoney island from this modern-build,called Island View, tucked away out of storms’ way at a back road beyond one of the island’s causeway approaches, at Garranagoleen.

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House of the week: Maryborough Hill, Cork €580,000

THE GARDENS are just coming into their own at Kingscourt, a detached bungalow amid the blossoms, on a fabulous acre along Cork’s Maryborough Hill, beyond Douglas.

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House of the week: Myrtleville, Cork, €350,000

The setting, the sea, the sunny aspect, the swimming holes beneath the sloping terraced grounds - just some of the features that combine to make Ceann Mhara a very special buy.

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House of the week: Monkstown, Cork €360,000

The Vesey, or DeVesci, family owned estates of many thousands of acres in Irish counties, from Cork to Laois (where they had over 15,000 acres), and back in the 1800s they owned a swathe of land in Cork’s harbour area, between Monkstown and Passage West.

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House of the week: St Luke’s Cross, Cork €420,000

Cork city’s St Luke’s Cross area is getting back to gentrification: visiting many of the homes here, on fine sunny days, you appreciate its enduring appeal.

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House of the week: Douglas Road, Cork €695,000

It’s been a while since a house in Cork’s Knockrea or Woolhara Parks have come to market - certainly not since the upper end of the market began its climb back out of the doldrums of the last seven years.

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House of the week: Carrigaline, Cork €1 million"

Retiring champion jump jockey Tony McCoy has quite a bit to thank Summerfield in Cork’s Carrigaline for.

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House of the week: Douglas Road, Cork €325,000

Knockrea Lodge is an unusual offer, in a great suburban setting, bursting with greenery and spring growth, dotted with old beech trees and seating areas.

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House of the week: Ballintemple, Cork €495,000

Marble Hill House is, quite simply, steeped in sport, says Tommy Barker.

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House of the week: Douglas, Cork €490,000

SOONER or later, every housing estate undergoes renewal - a changing of the guard, and that was the case when this Douglas house, Elyan, or No 15 Ballincurrig Park, last came to market, at peak-value time, in 2006.

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House of the week: Mount Oval Village, Cork €465,000

The quite incredible view from Rowan Hill is what sold house number 85 to its vendors just last year. Now, with an unexpected work move and promotion, they have to bid it adieu — less than six months after they moved in.

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House of the week: Lislevane, West Cork €185,000"

Estate agent Damian Murray has been blessed - twice - with a West Cork home sale now called the Old Priest’s House - even though a priest never lived in it.

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