Starter home: Carrigaline, Co Cork, €235,000

Brambles beauty should fly out the door in Heron’s Wood. Trish Dromey hears this well-maintained three-bed could well make a happy New Year purchase for one young couple in Carrigaline.

Size: 89 sq m (960 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 3

BER: C1

First Time Buyers on the hunt in Carrigaline will want to take time out from Christmas shopping to get to open viewings this Tuesday and Wednesday at No 5 The Brambles in Herons Wood.

Guiding at €235,000, the well-looked after three-bed end of terrace property No 5 might well make a happy New Year purchase for one young couple.

Starter home: Carrigaline, Co Cork, €235,000

Auctioneers Frank V Murphy & Co expect a lot of attention at the open viewings because of the condition which they describe as superb, and also because of the location.

“It’s in a much sought-after development and is convenient to local childcare, schools, shops, bus stops and the town centre, and also provides easy access onto Carr’s Hill,’’ says auctioneer John Barry. An additional feature which will make it attractive to young couples is the fact that it has a 60 ft long enclosed garden with ample space for children to play in.

Starter home: Carrigaline, Co Cork, €235,000

Offering 960 sq ft of accommodation, the property has a timber floored living room with a bay window and a fireplace. To the rear there’s a modern kitchen/dining room, with Shaker-style units, tiled flooring and double doors opening out into the garden.

Upstairs there’s a bathroom and three carpeted bedrooms including one en suite.

Starter home: Carrigaline, Co Cork, €235,000

Built in the early 2000s the house has gas heating and a C1 energy rating.

In the long back garden there’s a lawned area, as well as raised beds and a granite patio area, with a circular granite table and seating. The property also has garden space at the side with a shed and an open plan cobblelock area in the front.

VERDICT: busy viewings expected.


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