Starter home: Rochestown, Cork €195,000

This modern, two-bed apartment, at 14 Silverbirch, Monastery Road, in Rochestown, comes with an attractive view of the estuary.

Size: 72 sq m (775 sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 3 

Bedrooms: 2 

BER: D2

Selling agents, Tim Sullivan and Associates, say the 2006-built development is attractive and that the 775 sq ft apartment is well-maintained. Situated on the second floor, it’s priced at €195,000.

Starter home: Rochestown, Cork €195,000

Accommodation includes a 27 ft-long tiled, timber-floored kitchen-dining room with fitted units, as well as a bathroom and two bedrooms, including one en-suite. Fitted with electric heating, it has a D2 BER rating.

Verdict: affordable, modern, and well-located, a little over three kilometres from Douglas village


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