Trading up: Rylane, North Cork €280,000

Now ten years old, this bungalow in the Knocknagoun, Rylane area has the sort of space and spec you’d expect of a property costing twice its price.

Size: 278 sq m (3,000 sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 3 

Bedrooms: 5 

BER: B3

You get a home on an acre, with five bedrooms, geothermal heating, central vacuum, a concrete-built first floor for sound-damping and fire-proofing, plus a B3 BER, all over 3,000 sq ft of living accommodation.

Trading up: Rylane, North Cork €280,000

And, at the asking price of €280,000, it works out at €93 per square foot, for this ready-to-move-into family home.

Price is, of course down to local values as it’s rural, set about half way between Cork city and Millstreet, north of Coachford and Aghabullogue, a mile and a half from Rylane village, with a sweep of country and hill views.

Trading up: Rylane, North Cork €280,000

Selling agent Killian Lynch says it’s a great buy at the price, noting that it has been finished to a very high standard, and the grounds are landscaped. 

Rooms include a living room, office, kitchen/dining room, plus utility and guest WC, as well as a ground-floor bedroom and bathroom.

Overhead are four more bedrooms, one with en-suite, and a second bathroom.

VERDICT: Bang for your buck


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