House price rebound has been strong in Cork inner suburbs in the years since the slump, as home hunters seemingly favour city accessibility and commutability over youthful age, good BER’s, and techie trimmings.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2016
Tommy Barker says ‘Glencree’ in mature suburban Browningstown has been tastefully — and thoroughly — renovated and upgraded.
Mon, 06 Jun, 2016
GOING on recent sales activity and bidding, the queue will have already formed outside the door of Annville, an extended semi-d in Browningstown Park West, off Cork’s Douglas Road.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
House sales in a solid, though older, suburban estate like Browningstown in Douglas show the pace of house price inflation/recovery over the past five years.
Sat, 09 Jan, 2016
On a great corner site in Cork’s Browningstown matrix of parks, this three-bed semi-d called Corbally is “your blank canvas, it’s waiting for someone to come in and make something special of it.”
Sat, 05 Sep, 2015
Homes around Cork’s Ballinlough suburb have made a strong price recovery in the past several years.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
ALREADY extended, but also dated and needing upgrades, is the four-bed semi-d, number 27, Browningstown Park East.
Sat, 13 Nov, 2010
MY three boys walk from home to St Anthony’s boys’ national school in Ballinlough, Cork. Some days I accompany them if the weather is inclement. Unfortunately we spend a lot of time stepping off the pavement onto a busy road to avoid soiling our shoes with dog excrement.
Fri, 12 Feb, 2010
THANKS to a couple of rear ground floor extensions, the semi-detached house Clondoyle now has a handy 1,400 sq ft of space – but the fact there are still only three bedrooms should keep its eventual purchase price fairly reasonable for its next occupants.
Sat, 06 Feb, 2010
Tommy Barker says this semi-d has the right interior design looks.
Sat, 25 Apr, 2009
PALMDALE cornered a local market niche as far back as the mid-1990s. This detached house was an early example of the wisdom of building on available corner garden sites.
Sat, 03 May, 2008
SET up by the top of the Well Road in Cork city, close to Lovetts restaurant, the revamped Silver Quay bar and restaurant and Cork Constitution, slightly overlooking Mahon golf club and estuary is the three-bed semi Dooneen.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2003
THE Dunne family, of Dunnes Stores fame, know a good pitch when they see it — and that’s way they put their eye on St Bronach’s corner site many moons ago.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2003