STARTER HOMES

Starter home: Montenotte, Cork €220,000

First time buyers, investors and downsizers should be interested in this well maintained Lovers Walk apartment, says Trish Dromey. 

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Starter home: Derrynane Road, Cork €230,000

THIS Cork suburban home isn’t going to be on the market for very long: be very sure of that.

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Starter home: South Terrace, Cork city centre, €130,000

According to Google Maps, it takes just seven minutes to walk from this two-bed apartment at 33 Block A, South Terrace, to the South Mall.

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Starter home: Douglas, Cork €227,000

Trish Dromey reports on a three-bed townhouse located just 10 minutes from Douglas which will be an attractive option for first-time buyers.

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Starter home: Ladysbridge, east Cork, €165,000

You can tell from sales images that 51 Na Banta in Ladysbridge is an owner-occupied property, on which attention has been lavished.

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Starter home: Glasheen Road, Cork €150,000

Small but stylish and modern city pad is expected to sell fast.

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Starter home: Maryborough Woods, Cork €235,000

The Jacuzzi added by the owners is an unexpected bonus in this desirable three-bed apartment in Cork city, writes Trish Dromey.

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Starter home: Castletownshend, West Cork, €150,000-plus

The large, first-floor bay window in this terraced Castletownshend cottage raises it above the ordinary, rendering it cute and interesting.

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Starter home: Midleton, Co Cork €145,000

A cosy home in Midleton could appeal to first timers and investors alike.

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Starter home: Sunday’s Well, Cork €100,000

Although No 3 Blair’s Hill Square needs major TLC, it has the potential to be pretty and cute.

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Starter home: Cobh, Co Cork €195,000

A refurbished C19th property in Cobh is of a substantial size with entrances at different levels and different streets, says Trish Dromey.

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Starter home: Whitebarn, Youghal €155,000

Youghal semi-d with big garden is horses for courses, says Trish Dromey.

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Starter home: Blarney, Co Cork, AMV €40,000

The highest offer above €40,000, in a sealed envelope by May 27, will be accepted for this three-bed cottage at Shanross East, Loughane East, 4km from Blarney.

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Starter home: Magazine Road, Cork, €235,000

No 4, Mount Saint Joseph’s View, on Magazine Road, in Cork, will appeal to first-time buyers, and investors capitalising on student rent demand.

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Starter home: Upper John Street, Cork City €140,000

Both first time buyers and investors have been viewing this three bed end-of-terrace house at 3 Curry’s Rock on Upper John Street.

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Starter home: Shandon Street, Cork City €135,000

€135,000 Shandon St house has ground-floor shop, says Tommy Barker.

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Starter home: Douglas, Cork, €215,000

There’s a lot more to an exceptional mid-terraced three-bed in Douglas than meets the eye, says Trish Dromey.

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Starter home: Ballincollig, Co Cork €200,000

Trish Dromey on a three-bed apartment on the market in Ballincollig.

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Starter home: Blackpool, Cork €147,500

Affordable for a first-time buyer in Blackpool is this three-bed terraced property at 87 Thomas Davis Street with a guide of €147,500.

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Starter home: Riverstown, Co Cork €247,000

Four-bed semis are, for the most part, out of the price range of first-time buyers in the Cork City area — but 14 Orchard Manor at Riverstown in Glanmire could prove affordable.

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Starter home: Newmarket, Co Cork €195,000

Property could appeal to a buyer who wants to build a nest egg from a B&B, or who just wants to be a little self-sufficient, says Trish Dromey.

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Starter home: Off Tower St, Cork City, €125,000

Off-street parking and a garage a boost in town buy, says Trish Dromey.

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Starter home: Douglas, Cork €245,000

Although Ivy Cottage is cute, detached and private, its key attraction is its location on the Douglas Road, within easy walking distance of the city centre.

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Starter home: Ballincollig, Co Cork €225,000

Situated in the Old Quarter in Ballincollig, this smart two-bedroom townhouse is of a type that’s in demand right now, says Trish Dromey.

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Starter home: Drimoleague, West Cork €195,000

This pretty cottage near Drimoleague in West Cork has kept much of its charm but acquired some modern comforts. 

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Starter home: Clonakilty, West Cork €145,000

Attractive, well-located and recently redecorated, number 7 McCurtain Hill in Clonakilty is expected to appeal to first-time buyers and investors. 

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Viewers take the bait as former Ballycotton fisherman’s cottage goes on sale

An extended and modernised Ballycotton property is attracting a raft of buyers looking for an idyllic seaside home, says Trish Dromey.

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A peachy perch for Apple staff at Hollyhill Heights

There is a strong likelihood that this three-bed semi at 6 Hollyhill Heights will sell either to a first-time buyer working in Apple, or to an investor who rents it to an Apple employee.

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Midleton townhouse sitting pretty on the waterfront

An opportunity to live on the waterfront in a spacious and stylish four-bed townhouse is now on offer at 8 The Granary, Bailick Rd, Midleton.

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Starter Home Ballincollig, Co Cork, €235,000

Location is expected to prove a key selling point for this three-bed semi at 29 An Caislean Drive in Ballincollig.

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