Starter home: Glanmire, Cork €250,000

With a large deck outside and attention-to-detail finishes inside, this Glanmire home could just tick lots of boxes, says Trish Dromey.

111sq m (1,200sq ft)

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

BER: Pending

The owners of 39 Marwood Green in Glanmire have added a few extras which makes their home stand out from the average three bed semi.

The most noticeable of these is a large decked veranda at the rear, but the owners have also upgraded the bathroom fittings, put down walnut flooring in the living area, and fitted cherrywood units in the kitchen.

Starter home: Glanmire, Cork €250,000

Seeking offers of €250,000, Andrew Moore Auctioneers say the house was built by O’Flynn Construction in 2003 and is in excellent order. 

“It has approximately 1,200 sq ft of living space and there is recent planning permission for a two-storey460 sq ft two-storey extension.” said Mr Moore, adding he believes it would be perfect for FTBs.

Accommodation includes a modern walnut-floored sitting room with a beech fireplace as well as a kitchen with cherrywood units and a tiled dining room. 

Starter home: Glanmire, Cork €250,000

Upstairs there’s a bathroom with a newly-fitted suite and underfloor heating as well as three bedrooms. 

The largest bedroom has an en suite and mirrored wardrobes while the smallest is an 8ft square box room. 

The house hasouble glazed windows and gas heating, with a BER still pending. Double doors from the dining room lead out on to a large decked area with a set of steps leading down to the garden at a lower level.

Starter home: Glanmire, Cork €250,000

Facing out on to a green area at the front, the property is located within 2km of Glanmire village and is around 4km from the Dunkettle Roundabout and the Lee Tunnel.

The most recent sale in Marwood Green on the Property Price Register was in March when No 8 made €237,000. 

VERDICT: Well finished house in a popular spot.


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