Straddling a spot off Cork city’s North Ring Road, between Montenotte and Mayfield, is this modest-seeming and affordable bungalow, No 100 Middle Glanmire Road.
The semi-detached home, with front and back gardens, has its largest room up on top, with a bright 25’ by 10’ dormer room now here, with three Velux windows to the back. Auctioneer Jeremy Murphy seeks offers around €110,000 for the place, in good order throughout and with two ground floor bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and sitting room.
Walk or drive to town via Montenotte, while the north ring road takes you just about everywhere else.
COBH, CO CORK €69,000
Cobh’s terraces are stacked up on top of one another rising up from the sea to the brow of the south-facing, harbour-aspected hill, like tiered seating in a theatre — and all of the water-borne activity of the harbour plays out below.
But, while most of the terraces have a view, there’s no water vista from this part of Frenchs Avenue, where No 74’s for sale with a €69,000 asking price via agent Johanna Murphy. She says it’s quaint, but needs some modernising in new ownership, even though it already has a couple of small extensions.
It has two reception rooms, two bedrooms, kitchen plus bathroom and utility with rear yard access.
It’s a quick downhill roll to the town and quays.