Plenty of room in this Macroom home built in 1921

 

Now, as it come to market, it’s a very rare chance to buy a good-sized home on so much ground.

Macroom Town, Cork €550,000

Size: 299 sq m (3,200 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 2

BER: F

The big, edge-of-Macroom town family home Glenavon has almost 100 years of history, and has been for the past half century and more in the one family’s ownership, who’ve enjoyed its considerable grounds - some 1.75 acres, within the town boundary, near the Old Triangle bar, the Milstreet Road and the golf club.

Now, as it come to market, it’s a very rare chance to buy a good-sized home on so much ground within a walk of all that the town has to offer, while Kerry and Killarney are just off down the road to the west.

Gleanavon’s suitably listed with John Hinchion of Sherry FitzGerald Hinchion at a price guide that reflects its rather exalted status: it’s priced at €550,000, with considerable value clearly attached to the amount of space it spans, inside and out.

Needing updating, it was built at stirring times on the Irish historical front, in 1921, and its current owners took it on in 1956.

On the western fringes of Macroom, it faces south over the River Sullane towards the Macroom Golf Course and demesne.

More in this Section

Have yourself a harbour haven in Monkstown

Let 'Solus' in St Lukes light up your life

House of the week: SansSouci, Douglas Road, Cork

Sale time at Debenhams Cork store


Breaking Stories

'Everyday is a storm when you're homeless': Limerick man talks about weathering Ophelia

#Ophelia latest: 330,000 without power; reconnection may take up to 10 days for some; 3 people killed

Pensioner ignores warnings to take the plunge as Ophelia sweeps in

Charlie Haughey to get his own Netflix 'thriller'

Lifestyle

Remembering the dead: Poignant reason behind Cork’s Zombie Walk

Eight events around Ireland to check out for some frightful fun this Halloween

Massacre at mass on Scariff Island

Ask Audrey: 'It’s like I’m in a horror movie called Revenge of the Norries'

More From The Irish Examiner