STARTER HOMES

Options aplenty at Myrtleville

Location: Myrtleville, Cork, €95,000
Size: 60 sq m (640 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 2/3 Bathrooms: 1
BER: G

 

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Second chance to swoop for fine Heron’s Wood residence

Heron’s Wood, Carrigaline, €220,000
Size: 90sq m (976 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3
BER: D1 

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Tower, Cork €199,000

No need to wipe your shoes when you enter No 6, Gleann Fia, in Cork’s Tower – it hasn’t got any floor covering yet, just bare concrete.

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Midleton, Co Cork €95,000

Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 2
Size: 89 sq m (960 sq ft)
BER: B3

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Lots of interest in terrace house

Victoria Avenue, Cork Cost: €275,000
Size: 124 sq m (1,335 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 1
BER: D2

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Massive scope to maximise site at super-sized suburban setting

Pouladuff Road, Cork city €280,000
Sq m 185 (2,000 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 4
BER: E1

 

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No 1 for corner boys — and girls

Described as a walk-in job is the corner-set home at 1 The Ferns, within the Foxwood development in Cork’s Rochestown/Garryduff suburbs - and, a new national school is a walk-in job across the road. 

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Monkstown, Co Cork €139,000

Lots of references to the river Lee at the compact, detached two-storey Ard na Laoi, at Lee View Place above Cork’s Monkstown. 

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Join the line-out for No 50 - next door is Munster Rugby’s Musgrave Park

THERE’s a few line-outs and scrums of viewers locking heads together, at open viewings this week and early this afternoon at 50, Pearse Road, next to Musgrave Park’s rugby pitches and grounds.

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A tidy sum for an immaculately kept modest-sized Bracken Court Cork city home

This three-bed semi-d, with a laid-out rear garden, is close to Cork’s Douglas and has a guide price of €190,000.

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Cottage site ripe for development in Cork’s Barnavara Hill

Small old cottage sits on half an acre in residential Glanmire area, wrotes Tommy Barker.

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Be crafty, opportunity knocks at former furniture maker’s home in north Cork

Barn-storming opportunities at North Cork thatched homestead, complete with tennis court and barn workshop, says Tommy Barker.

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Boreenmanna Road, Cork €125,000

There’s a crisp, modern angular look to the apartments built at Elderwood, on Cork’s Boreenmanna Road, and now a one-bed here, No 18, with a very handy patio/balcony, has come to market.

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Burrow down at Maryborough

It’s getting harder to get good, clean and well-located three-beds under the €200k mark, so there’s going to be bidding interest in 74 Maryborough Court, priced at €185,000.

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Hard to match thatch, especially in Burren and Ballyvaughan beauty spot

Setting near Black Head and Ballyvaughan makes this Wild Atlantic Way thatch special, says Tommy Barker.

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Applewood could be sweet buy

Amid rising prices, Applewood may be worth a bite, says Tommy Barker.

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Ballinlough, Cork €195,000

The selling agents of 5, Sunnyside, Belmont, don’t lie when they describe the back garden of this mid-terrace Ballinlough home as low maintenance: a rake of the gravel every few months is probably about all it needs right now.

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Douglas Hall Mews’ pristine No 9 would make a ‘neat’ home for first-time buyers

THE €255,000 pricetag is within the reach of the better-off first-time buyers, and No 9, Douglas Hall Mews, will receive first-time-buyer attention, as well as catching the eye of traders-down.

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Quirky Midleton boathouse worth a punt

Two-bed conversion in Midleton for €120,000 has scope for an extension.

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Cathedral Road, Cork City €90,000

They were generous with gardens, back in the day when houses were built along CorkCity’s Cathedral Road, up above Shandon Street. 

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Two could be just right for you

You can tell the market has moved on again, with cash sloshing about, when the selling agents of Nos 13 and 14 Vicars Street (off Cork’s Barrack Street, near UCC) have to point out the asking price €150,000 is per property - and not for the two. 

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Cherished retreat with estuary view is attracting lots of interest

Much appreciated by its well-travelled owner, this West Cork haven with developed garden is up for grabs, says Tommy Barker.

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Starter home: Ballincollig, Cork €170,000

The benefits of being mid-terraced are less heat loss through walls, and you probably get the same floor area as a semi-d or end of terrace home, but for less money.

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Starter home: Blackrock, Cork €140,000

As ideal for traders-down as for starters-out is the ground floor apartment at 1 Pinecourt, on Cork’s Church Road, Blackrock and just off the Skehard Road.

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