PROPERTY

Site search is on for new €100m UCC Business School

No site selection has yet been made for the new €100m UCC Business School, with locations under consideration and actively being pitched to the university likely to range from being a pivotal docklands ‘catalyst’ to anchoring the proposed Science and Technology Park in Curraheen, as well as more central city sites like Trinity Quarter on South Terrace (see CGI, right).

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‘The Pav’ nightclub and bar hits the market

Hot on the heels of the circa €4m investment sale of the former Pavilion retail unit on Cork city’s prime shopping thoroughfare, St Patrick’s Street, comes another section of the 1921-built ex-cinema.

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Motor dealership sites continue to gain traction

Moves on motor dealer and car-related sites continue apace just west of Cork city’s Bishopstown.

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Suburban bar and off-licence listed for sale at €500,000

A Cork city suburban bar and off-licence, on a site of 0.3 of an acre, is up for sale in an evolving community, close to a new multi-million euro public library, a shopping centre with Super Valu, the progressive and highly-regarded Terence McSwiney Community College — and Apple’s European HQ, employing thousands.

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High yielding Midleton unit for €700k

A high yielding investment property, let to a US company manufacturing precision products and services for the medical device and aerospace markets, is for sale in Midleton, East Cork, at a guide of €700,000.

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Prime property at The Lough open for new opportunity

An existing, old style three-bed house in a prime position at The Lough, in Cork city, may pave the way for a niche development of new homes, apartments, or accommodation for traders-down/retirees.

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Corbett student accommodation property is courting a new buyer

The sell-off of properties and investments built up over more than a decade by the Corbett family in Cork continues, with two investments with strong student accommodation elements guided at €23 million launched to the market this week.

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WATCH: Ballintemple, Cork, €475,000

The nearby stadium will bring games, and free gigs, to a buyer of this spotless house, writes Tommy Barker.

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House of the Week: Crosshaven, Cork Harbour, €500,000

Things change ever so subtly, on every rising and falling tide, over the seasons, and the years. Push the span of years out further to decades and centuries, and the changes get even more marked.

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Tactics for first time buyers

Look with your heart, but buy with your head firmly screwed in place, is the advice for newcomers to the property market, writes Kya deLongchamps.

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WATCH: Castletownshend, West Cork, €1.45m

With family links to a Uruguayan artist, a rare property on the Irish ‘Riviera’ returns to market, says Tommy Barker.

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Cappagh, Kinsale, Cork, €925,000

The spec is as good as the setting at this imposing, modern family home above Kinsale, says Tommy Barker.

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WATCH: Lower Killeens, Cork, €525,000

This high-spec Killeens family home has a lot to offer below deck, writes Trish Dromey.

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Day you buy is day you sell

Try to find out the value of your conveyancing quote when buying a home says Karen Walsh.

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WATCH: Maryborough Hill, Cork, €735,000

The Paddocks are c.30 years old but with space and location on their side, they’re ageing gracefully, says Tommy Barker.

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Cratloe, Clare, €385,000

Trish Dromey gets all cosy in a log cabin with Polish timbers and a multinational flavour and flair.

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Galweys Cross, Macroom, Cork, €365,000

Tommy Barker visits a large property by the Sullane river with roots reaching back a century and more.

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Rochestown, Cork, €425,000

There’s an important traffic pivot point just down the road from Rochestown Rise, and it pretty much puts the entire of Cork city’s network of access routes on the radar for its residents.

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Trading Up: Ballincurrig, Douglas, €350,000

Two, Ballincurrig Park four-bed semis came to market this April, but the first one to arrive is already gone ‘Sale Agreed’.

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Trading Up: Summercove, Kinsale, €295,000

You get a slice of Craig House, dating back to Georgian times, at Kinsale harbour’s Summercove: for €295,000 you can buy the lower tier of this terraced home, in very smart interior order, via agents Engel & Volkers, in a sought-after setting.

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Trading Up: Sunday’s Well, Cork City, €375,000

The dozen or so apartments and townhouses at Lisin, on Strawberry hill next for Cork’s Old Gaol visitor attraction in Sunday’s Well are, a rguably, about the most high end niche residential developments in this sector.

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Trading Up: Loughaderra, Midleton, €295,000

Estate agent Miah McGrath had up to 1,000 people cast a quick eye at this detached East Cork family home by Loughaderra Lake in the past week.

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Starter Home: Belgrave Avenue, Cork City, €249,000

Trish Dromey takes a look inside an end-of-terrace home oozing with victorian charm that is just a stone’s throw from the city centre.

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Cafe up for sale in Cork's English Market

A sit-down cafe and barista business – just one of two sit-down eateries within the main section of Cork’s acclaimed English Market is for sale, as a going concern.

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Waterford pub dating back to Famine times up for sale

West Waterford’s famed Seanacaí pub dates to Famine times, 1845, and is now for sale, as a bar and restaurant property, along with 12 purpose-built holiday cottages which adjoin the site of a Famine memorial at Dungarvan’s Ballinalira, Pulla Cross.

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Watch: Quirky and captivating Tipperary farmhouse expected to attract some foreign attention

Trish Dromey says this truly unique offering in Co Tipperary has an optional extra seven acres of land.

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Watch: A thoroughly modern and spacious home in Ovens, Co Cork

This house was built by owners who value space inside just as much as outside in its beautifully-tended gardens, writes Tommy Barker.

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Watch: Immaculate family home in Jacob’s Island on market for €550,000

Tommy Barker admires a reasonably-priced home in the scheme just across the Douglas River from Rochestown.

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Lotamore House has been saved from decay and dilapidation

Over its long, 220-years of built history, Cork’s Lotamore House has seen generations of families come and go.

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House of the week: Castle Road, Blackrock, Cork €450,000

There’s a slight sense of déjà vu — or déjà viewed — when visiting Glanmire View, a period original with huge scope, long gardens, and a rear-access lofty coachhouse, on Cork’s uber-trendy Castle Road. 

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