Ideal for first-time buyers

There’s plenty of interest in two Cork homes, says Trish Dromey

Model Farm Road, Cork - €205,000 & €195,000

98sq m (1,055 sq ft)

Bedrooms:2

Bathrooms:3

BER: C2 & C3

THE availability of two, two-bed properties at the Orchards in Inchigaggin Lane on the Model Farm Road creates double the opportunity for a first-time buyer looking for an affordable property in the area.

No 10 is an end of terrace house with a garden guiding €205,000 while No 9 is an end of terrace property without a garden which has a guide price of €195,000.

Selling agents Sherry FitzGerald say that both 1,055 sq ft properties are well maintained and in reasonably good condition.

Scheduling three open viewings, auctioneer Florence Gabriel says that the attractive redbrick mews-style properties are getting interest from first-time buyers.

“The development is gated and private and the location close to schools, colleges and other amenities is very popular.”

Accommodation in both properties is identical and the décor is similar.

Both have a large laminate floored living dining room with a marble fireplace as well as a small kitchen with modern fitted units, tiled flooring and a breakfast counter.

Each house has a ground floor guest WC as well as two timber floored bedrooms including one with an en suite.

Built in 2001 , the properties have double glazing and gas heating.

No 10 has a C2 energy rating while NO 9 has a C3.

To the side No 10 has an enclosed garden with a lawn, accessed from the kitchen or a gate at the side.

The gated development has a central courtyard area and communal parking.

At the first of three open viewings in excess of 16 people turned up to look at both properties.

Similar interest is expected at its third viewing this afternoon.

VERDICT: Should sell quickly


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