STARTER HOMES

Starter home: Rathpeacon, Co Cork €195,000

Family-friendly bungalow has plenty of garden space for child’s play.

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Starter home: Blackrock, Cork €179,000

Trish Dromey says a duplex on Cork city’s Blackrock is finding suitable for interest from first-time buyers but it could also suit an investor portfolio.

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Starter home: Fenells Bay, Cork harbour, €60,000

Tommy Barker says imagination is the key when it comes to doing something magical with this derelict chalet/house near Crosshaven.

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Starter home: Charleville, Cork €79,000

A price guide at €79,000 might mean some love in the air at this North Cork home - appropriately in a scheme called The Pastures, in Love Lane, Charleville.

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Starter home: Wilton, Cork €275,000

There’s more than what first greets the eye for buyers, or viewers, at 154 Eagle Valley, in Cork’s suburban Wilton.

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Starter home: Cork City, €134,950

There’s huge character, as well as internal and external appeal, to the apartments at Bridge House in the very heart of Cork city. 

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Starter home: The Lough, Cork City €195,000

1 Leafdale looks country cottage-ish, but is a city suburban pad with some charm, in a Lough-side setting near UCC, says Tommy Barker.

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Starter home: Ballincollig, Cork €225,000/€275,000

Come west along for choice, says estate agent Peter Skuse of two quite different family home offers, with €50k in the price difference, and which he has just lined up in Ballincollig.

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Starter home: Lissacaha, Schull, €140,000

Traditional farmhouse on three acres comes with barn and old stone buildings but needs upgrades and money spent, says Tommy Barker.

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Starter home: Ballincollig, Cork €219,500/235,000

Muskerry Estate “is still the original and still the best-located estate in the now thriving town of Ballincollig,” says Con Nagle of Global Properties, who is busy doing viewings on two three-bed semis here.

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Starter home: Fossa, Killarney €170,000

A simply stunning Killarney location is the main attraction with Gortroe House, at Fossa. 

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Starter home: Carrs Hill, Cork, €220,000

Modern well-maintained two-bed townhouse is in walk-in condition.

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Starter home: Blackrock Road, Cork €225,000

City proximity, some original class features and opposite Ashton School.

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Starter home: Grange, Douglas €245,000

 

Semi-detached ‘hip’ dormer is a few steps above the bland rental norm.

 

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Starter home: Windmill Road, Cork City €195,000

Tommy Barker says No 14 Frankfield Villas has three bedrooms, views of hills and sports fields, and scope at the rear for play or gardening.

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Starter home: Timoleague, West Cork, €149,000

Huge heritage and history lies on the doorstep of West Cork’s Timoleague village - but 4, Station Road is a modern interloper.

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Starter home: Carrignavar, Cork €230,000

A full modernising overhaul has been done on the bungalow called Shalom, within a walk of Cork’s Carrignavar village.

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Mid terrace makeover for three-bed in Blackpool, Cork

Trish Dromey catches up on a smart property market home makeover.

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South Parish, Cork City €160,000

A slice of real Cork history comes with 19 Red Abbey Square, a period end-terrace home in one of Cork city’s oldest settings, next door to a ruined 14th century Augustinian abbey tower.

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Mayfield, Cork €150,000

There’s considerable scope at the detached three-bed Mayfield bungalow called Celedene which carries a €150,000 AMV with agent Sean McCarthy of ERA Downey McCarthy.

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Last chance to buy into niche development at Cork’s Evergreen Road

Seven homes in Cork’s South Parish offer modern comforts in an old city quarter, and the last one’s now on offer, writes Tommy Barker.

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Blarney home tells of extra storey

<B>Trish Dromey </b>finds affordable options with agents Coldwell Banker.

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Rochestown, Cork €205,000

Although it’s only 750 sq ft, No 97, Rowan Hill is a comfy pad, and easy to buy and to keep for a single person or a couple. 

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Shopping around for a house in Glanmire priced at just €95,000?

<B>Trish Dromey </b>says recently vacated clothes store on residential terrace in satellite community can easily be returned to its former use as a home.

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