Trading up: Coolroe Heights, Ballincollig €395,000

A home office, set into a comfortable chalet in a garden corner, is an extra space bonus with 10 Willow Grove in Coolroe Heights, on the western fringe of Cork’s Ballincollig.

Now, the detached four-bed, with second home office/family room within the 1,380 sq ft home, is for sale, listed with agent Norma Healy of Sherry FitzGerald who guides at €395,000: she says it’s in excellent order, throughout, with all the signs of being well tended down the years.

It’s also been extended marginally to the back, across the kitchen and dining section which now have Velux windows in a roof slope.

The kitchen’s quite slick looking with gloss units and island, topped with beige Silestone, and the back wall by the dining table effectively is all glass, with over-sized glass sliding door.

Trading up: Coolroe Heights, Ballincollig €395,000

To the front, there’s a home office/den, main living room with inset stove in the fireplace with granite surround, a guest loo, and overhead one of the four beds is en suite.

There’s off-street parking, side access to the paved back garden with small lawn section between house and chalet, and the garden fences are raised up a bit for extra screening.

VERDICT: Excellent BER, the chalet has lots of uses, and is wired for power, heating (so, no brrrr) and has internet plus alarm.

Trading up: Coolroe Heights, Ballincollig €395,000


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