ALL the basics are present and correct at the detached dormer bungalow home 4 Avondale. Now, though, a decor update would lift it all to a fresher, more modern feel.
Sat, 31 Jan, 2015
The word ‘village’ gets bandied about when it comes to Cork city’s super-sized suburb Douglas, and it’s even pinned to the towering Douglas Village Shopping Centre and multi-storey car-park — but it’s in places like Grosvenor Mews that the village feel at least rings some bit true.
Sat, 13 Apr, 2013
No 4 is in good condition and has the kitchen to the front, says Tommy Barker
Sat, 03 Nov, 2012
THERE’S huge originality to play with at 4 Pinewood, a century-old home on Cork’s main Douglas Road — within a skip of the city centre, and with a private, long back garden.
Sat, 11 Aug, 2012
THEY could build them large, and well, back in the 1850s — the Rushbrooke, Cobh home Rackheath House at 4, Beausite is testament to the talents of engineers and builders of that era.
Sat, 21 Jul, 2012
Tommy Barker says No 4 Brookfield Mews is well worth consideration by buyers
Sat, 23 Jun, 2012
No 4 Frankfield View has a guide price of €175,000.
Sat, 26 May, 2012
Sun, 11 Dec, 2011
YOU need to see beyond the wintry November days, the slight smell of damp, and the drab colours, to see the potential in 4 Alexandra Terrace — because the scope to refashion subtly is there in abundance.
Sat, 26 Nov, 2011
HOT on the heels of marketing the four-bed 1,450 sq ft townhouse at 3 Elderwood Close, Boreenmanna Road in these pages last week, the same selling agent Ann O’Mahony has another attractive local, Cork neighbourhood offering to whet buyers’ appetites.
Sat, 02 Jul, 2011
BEING smart beats big bucks every time – especially when it comes to building.
Sat, 06 Nov, 2010
Above St Luke’s Cross, Cork, Iveragh manages to be both large and quite graceful.
Sat, 28 Aug, 2010
A GREAT, bright west-facing extension lifts No 4, The Terrace near Crab Lane national school in Cork a bit out of the ordinary — and brings its floor area up to 1,230 sq ft.
Sat, 26 Jun, 2010
THERE was a time when Cork’s Maryborough Hill had a couple of small developments and a sprinkling of one-off houses.
Sat, 05 Jun, 2010
IT’S being offered as a package, albeit a fairly tightly wrapped string of things.
Sat, 20 Mar, 2010
Tommy Barker finds an artist’s ‘quarters’ hidden in a large period house.
Sat, 31 Oct, 2009
THERE are horses for courses — and then there are houses for sites.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2009
CLEVE HILL hasn’t appeared on the radar of most house buyers, but give it a year of so, and that will change.
Sat, 19 Apr, 2008
THIS Victorian townhouse sold in the height of the boom for a sum in the mid-70s, but it took over a year to bring to contract and then the buyer backed out.
Sat, 16 Feb, 2008
PEOPLE who’ve been through the terraced houses at Ardfoyle Villas speak highly of them: they just have that homely feel to them, and a great location to boot.
Sat, 19 Jan, 2008
THE price of an inner city semi in Cork city will buy this detached five-bed in Watergrasshill, Co Cork, which hits the market at €495,000.
Sat, 12 May, 2007
FOR PEOPLE wishing to live in a studious environment, an opportunity has arisen to purchase a property within a stone’s throw of UCC.
Sat, 16 Sep, 2006
FULL of unusual touches and careful craftsmanship, the refurbished No 4 St Patrick's Road in Cork city has plenty to catch the eye. It has even got something smart afoot to catch the dirt.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2005