Opposites may attract with these properties

TWO four-bed houses, at opposite ends of Cork city, are for sale through TJ Cronin of Irish and European at the moment.

The first, and largest property is at 14, Merlyn Lawn, Bishopstown, and it’s on offer at €650,000.

Located close to CUH and the Wilton Shopping centre, is has an ideal mid-village location and it’s a detached house with 2,000 square feet of space.

No 14 also has new wall and roof insulation, says Cronin, its guttering replaced and double-glazed windows installed throughout the house.

Then, there’s room in the attic, (which is walk-in and floored) which could make an ensuite to the master bedroom. All four double rooms are at first floor level, along with a main bathroom.

The ground floor has a lounge, separate dining room, kitchen and utility room with an integrated garage that could be converted as part of any refit.

Well-built and well taken care of, the gardens are also going to woo the buyer and are very private to the rear, with plenty of parking, along with a lawn, to the front.

Then, over on the Well Road, another four-bed house, Maywood, is offered through the same agent at €350,000.

This classic semi is a little bit sad, says TJ Cronin, and that’s why it’s pitched at the level it is, considering the ‘old’ Douglas address, he adds. At the moment it comes with a sitting room, dining room, den and kitchen, with four bedrooms and a bathroom overhead, but this could be re-arranged as part of a renovation, which will be required.

Again, the big draw here will be the large, private gardens which offer great privacy.


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