STARTER HOMES

Starter home: Skibbereen, West Cork €220,000

Interest in this property is coming from people who, like the Irons family at Kilcoe Castle, want views across Roaring Water Bay, writes Trish Dromey.

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Starter home: Douglas, Cork €240,000

Trish Dromey looks at a highly desirable home with a top-class finish.  

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Starter home: Sunday’s Well Road, Cork €150,000-plus

Bidding on this three-bed townhouse at 2 River Lane, off Sunday’s Well Road has been brisk and has already gone €21,000 above the asking price of €150,000, via agent John Wiseman of DNG Murphy Condon.

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Starter home: Beaumont, Cork €220,000

Trish Dromey takes a look inside a prettily preserve 1900s cottage. 

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Starter home: Youghal, Co Cork €180,000

Renovated victorian property has great sea views, reports Trish Dromey.

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Starter home: Dillon’s Cross, Cork €90,000

This terraced cottage at 109 Dillon’s Cross may could possibly be both the most affordable and the smallest property on the market in the Cork city area. 

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Starter home: Lehenaghmore, Cork €270,000

Location and price is good for this three-bed semi, says Trish Dromey.

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Starter home: Cobh, Co Cork €220,000

A Victorian-era property in Cobh has been well maintained and updated by its current owners and fits first timers’ budgets, writes Trish Dromey.

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Starter home: Blackpool, Cork €165,000

This three-bed property at 5 Golden Villas on Commons Road is expected to attract first time buyer interest with its guide price of €165,000 and its close proximity to Blackpool Shopping Centre.

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Starter home: Cobh, Co Cork €225,000

With five bedrooms and more than 1,300 sq ft of space, No 3 Beechwood Avenue in Cobh is quite a bit larger than the average starter home.

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Starter home: Mallow, Co Cork €195,000

A 1940s-built four bedroomed semi-d in Mallow needs a little upgrade to turn it into a spacious family home with gardens, says Trish Dromey.

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Starter home: Ballinlough, Cork €180,000

Turn key condition two-bed terraced home has city centre convenience.

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Starter home: Waggett’s Lane, Cork city €120,000

Guiding at €120,000, this one bed mid-terraced house at Waggett’s Lane near Pope’s Quay in Cork city, is affordable enough to interest first-time buyers and investors.

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