Come hither to style, yet fresh in substance

This 15-year-old house was built to emulate grand homes of the Victorian era and is suitably elegant and proportioned, writes Tommy Barker.

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Stylish living in West Cork town

Tommy Barker is impressed with the progress on a group of new high-spec homes just outside Clonakilty.

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‘Lavender’ right for picking at a descent price

Guided at €1.25m, it comes back to the market, after it was floated in 2013 at €2.2m, reports Tommy Barker.

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No 1 par for this suburban property near Douglas, Cork

A family home in a sought-after Cork suburb that’s moved with the times has something for everyone, writes Tommy Barker.

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House of the Week: Georgian grandeur you would expect from the 17th Earl of Ormond

Richview House in Kilkenny has all the Georgian grandeur you would expect from a property which was built as the residence of the 17th Earl of Ormond.

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Winter’s Lane — a hot space in Kinsale

After a ‘down-time’ hiatus Kinsale Convent Garden scheme is finally delivering on heavenly views, says Tommy Barker.

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Commercial investments near €3bn

INVESTMENT in Ireland’s commercial property sectors may hit €3bn by year’s end, after a particularly strong run-up to the end of Q3, and with several ...

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Bank headquarters will generate interest

The Munster headquarters of the Bank of Ireland, at 32 South Mall in Cork city centre has been put up for sale, as a banking blue-blood, blue-chip investment. The ...

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Things are looking up in Cork as planning granted for Ireland's  tallest tower

Full planning permission has been secured this week for a €140m residential development of 413 homes, to include a tower of 25 storeys, at Cork’s Jacob’s ...

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Spacious, solid, and superb family home in popular Cork suburb

Tommy Barker on an ideal family home in a popular Cork suburb that is turn-key ready

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Aussie rules in Kingdom with great vibes from Down Under

A stunning stone and timber home has a cool Down Under vibe, writes Trish Dromey

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A-rated new builds hit the spot

Stunning, detached homes near a public park and woodland – what more could you wish for?

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Aylesbury has been well worth the wait for high-spec homes in Ballintemple

Centurion Homes halved the mooted density and are developing 74 high-spec homes in Cork’s Ballintemple, at market-savvy prices, writes Tommy Barker

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The new kid on a venerable block

Menloe Gardens, with its splendid public green, was built in the mid 1900s. Kingsley, however, perhaps the largest house of 40, is only 20 years old, but has a traditional ...

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A stone-faced classic

Hayfield House, which is fronted with Liscannor stone, is coming to market at a time when prices in coastal Crosshaven are rising, says Tommy Barker

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Waterford’s elegance summed up in this desirable five-bed Victorian

Five-bed Victorian in city’s desirable Newtown Road cared for by one family since the 1970s, says Trish Dromey

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House of the week: Former Coastguard Officers' House in Ballycotton a historic and scenic treat

IRELAND’S coastline is having quite the moment of international recognition, what with the likes of the extraordinarily successful Wild Atlantic Way and the ...

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Limerick land to earn its Stripes

STOP and easily developed land for house builders and entrepreneurial types, in Limerick’s suburb of Monaleen, Castletroy, is guided at €300,000 an acre ...

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Office value in Cork’s leafy suburbs

Tommy Barker AS NEW-build Cork city office rents tip the €30 psf price level, there’s a widening contrast with suburban rents, evidenced by the offer ...

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House of the week: Majestic oaks take time to mature and make their impact

SLOW-growing, but majestic oaks take time to mature and make their impact. And, along Cork’s Boreenmanna Road, a development called The Oaks has so far gone ...

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Seaside launch at a good price point

Twenty new affordable homes are coming to the market at Drake’s Point in the harbour village of Crosshaven, writes Tommy Barker

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Trading up: Best selection of homes in Cork city and county

Back along during the slump, when people felt unable to trade up from their existing homes, the building economy — such as it was — was supported by ...

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Large affordable houses lure people from Cork to Mallow

This modern three-storey home in the north Cork town is remarkably affordable, but it’s only half an hour from the city, writes Trish Dromey

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A modern, but oh so cosy home near Innishannon

Helen Kelleher visits a home near Innishannon which is architect-designed and finished to the highest standards

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Better by design: Creative owners make Blarney homes a site to behold

Tommy Barker reports on a Blarney detached home which had a fantastic makeover by designer owners

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A brand new classic home on Glasheen Road

Tommy Barker discovers a new family home built to modern standards but with a timeless, stylish elegance

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House of the Week: Family home on Burke’s Hill

There's quite the look of an Alpine chalet to this family home, placed not in the high mountains of middle Europe, but on the low, south-facing slopes of the hills ...

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Home repurposed by interior designer a great prospect in Ballincollig

Prospect Lawn is an exclusive development of two-dozen houses and no 22 has been tastefully repurposed by an interior designer, says Tommy Barker

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A touch of Surrey in pristine Eyrecourt

Before Howard Holdings came crashing down they left a top-end scheme of gated houses at in Rochestown, writes Tommy Barker

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Third phase of homes goes on sale in Kinsale

Tommy Barker says the release by Gannon Homes of three-bedroom houses in the relatively affordable €340,000 to €350,000 bracket is a welcome addition to ...

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Prices on the move as market builds on stengths

Ireland's Price Register is showing a range of movements in various counties and cities as the market recovery of the past several years stutters in some instances, ...

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