STARTER HOMES

Starter home: Turners Cross, Cork €265,000

Trish Dromey on a modernised and redecorated house on Derrynane Rd.

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Starter home: Quaker Road, Cork €125,000

Just one day after it went on the market, this two bed property at 29 Quaker Road in Cork city attracted a bid of it’s asking price of €125,000.

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Starter home: East Ferry, East Cork €125,000

With some TLC and modern comforts this cosy cottage could be just right for a couple, an individual or for holidays, says Trish Dromey.

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Starter home: Upper Strand, Youghal €120,000

With a guide of €120,000 this semi-detached Victorian property at Sunnyside Villas in Youghal would do very nicely as a starter or for holidays.

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Starter home: Clashmore, East Cork €99,000

Guiding at €99,000, this cottage in East Cork could be ideal for a first-timer with DIY skills or as a single-storey house for retirees, says Trish Dromey.

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Starter home: Dromgarriff, Glengariff €69,950

This modernist gem, built in the 1970s, is fitted with perfect period furniture, writes Rose Martin.

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Starter home: Carrigaline, Cork €220,000

Set in toward the end of Heatherfield in Carrigaline, by the town’s development boundary on the eastern side, is a scheme of just 10 bungalows, called The Limetrees. 

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Starter home: Blackrock, Cork €179,000

Blackrock village setting by a rail line amenity walk add to offer at unusual terraced layout, says Tommy Barker.

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Starter home: Gneeveguilla, Co Kerry €55,000 each

THERE could be a ‘flipping’ great opportunity for a tradesman (or woman) willing to put in the work at An Páirc in Gneeveguilla, Co Kerry buying a first home and/or an investment property to sell on in a ‘flip’ once it’s complete.

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Starter home: Glanmire, Cork €220,000

It is only 650 sq ft, but it’s elegant and on a lush quarter-acre in Glanmire.

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Starter home: Ballintemple, Cork €195,000

A piece of period home pedigree in one of Cork’s salubrious suburbs is available at a snip of normal neighbourhood prices, says Tommy Barker.

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Starter home: Glasheen, Cork City €175,000

Just refurbished from top to bottom is 1 Upper Glasheen Road, a two-bed house with an appeal to first time buyers, and owner/occupiers with a handy location.

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Starter home: Mahon, Cork €265,000

No 64, Castle Meadows, off the Skehard Road, measures 1,750 sq ft after a two-storey add-on and is priced at €265,000, says Tommy Barker.

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Starter home: Wallace’s Avenue, Cork €197,000

“It’s a gorgeous, mature cul de sac,” says estate agent Niall Cahalane of the pleasures of Knockrea Gardens, where he has No 17 motoring along nicely in bids, in the low €200,000s, having initially guided at €197,000.

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Starter home: Shandon Street, Cork €159,000

There are lots of options for buyers of this venerable, characterful home, No 112 Shandon Street, in the heart of Cork City.

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Starter home: Model Farm Road €139,000

DO it up, or knock it down? Both are options at Rose Cottage, a restoration project — in the politest terms — on one of Cork’s most ‘prestigious’ addresses, the Model Farm Road. 

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Starter home: Poulanargid, Macroom €120,000

All set for a new future is the former pub/post office at Poulanargid, in the folds of woods and hills off the main Cork-Macroom road, near Lissarda and Kilmurray. 

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Starter home: Extending the joys of summer at Primrose Hill, Blarney

This extended home hit the market, and these property pages, in the first week of January, and was quickly under offer: then, it went ‘Sale Agreed’ just a month or two afterwards, as the primroses did, indeed return in spring to Primrose Hill in Tower, near Blarney.

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Starter home: Privately set home has Lough Gur in its site’s sights

If you buy this Rawleystown, Co Limerick home, you’ll be moving into what’s a very well-established area: there’s at least 6,000 years of documented human habitation on its doorstep.

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Starter home: Ballincollig, Cork €245,000

There’s a good, westerly aspect to the back garden of No 5, The Avenue, out in Ballincollig’s Coolroe Heights.

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Starter home: Classes Lake, Ballincollig €240,000

Selling agents O’Mahony Walsh aren’t shy about the charms of the three-bed semi-d at 5, The Heathers, in the Ovens/Ballincollig Classes Lake development by O’Callaghan Properties. 

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Starter home: Togher, Cork €130,000

A lot of work has gone into the decor of 17 Hazel Road, a mid-terraced three bed family home, handily right next door to a Lidl in Cork’s Togher suburb. 

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Starter home: Watergrasshill, Cork 265,000

There’s a whole lot of house for a first-time buyer, or even a trader-up, at 1, The Drive, Priory Court, in Watergrasshill.

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Starter home: Cork city €130,000

Tommy Barker on reasons you’ll be glad of this top floor two-bed pad.

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Starter home: Crosshaven, Cork €100,000

Tommy Barker on the charms of a centuries-old protected thatched cottage by the sea at Crosshaven that is priced to sell quickly.

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Starter home: Ballincollig, Cork €270,000

 

Just off the Ballincollig bypass, this pristine property in Greenfields, could be right up your street. Just turn the key, and personalise it.

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Starter home: Tramore Road, Cork €285,000

The bonus of three decent worksheds, two with mechanics’ pits, could enable a buyer to work from home, and help pay the mortgage, on this four-bed bungalow called Sapphire. 

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Starter home: Leap, West Cork €149,000

BACK and busier than ever is the West Cork village of Leap, a scenic small community by a tidal inlet at the top of Glandore harbour, on the main N71 route to points further west.

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Starter home: Maryborough Woods, Cork €149,000

The chance to get in at ground level, literally, at the apartment blocks at Douglas’s Welwyn Road, up in Maryborough Woods, has come with the sale of No 8.

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