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COBH, CO CORK €160,000

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Sq m: 102 (1,100 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

Broadband: Yes

There’s a south-facing back garden which isn’t overlooked as a feature not to overlook at No 12, Oak Drive in Cobh’s Rushbrooke Links.

Pitched at first-time buyers by selling agent Johanna Murphy, the three-bed semi-d is in good order inside and out, she says, and the development is mature and fully finished out, she adds.

VERDICT: Well-finished home, with lots of storage.

DOUGLAS, CORK €185,000

Sq m: 109 (1,172 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 3

Broadband: Yes

A good example of just how accommodating the three-bed semi-d house model is, is shown by 28 Delfern Grove, off Cork city’sMaryborough Hill at Lissadell.

No 28 has two inter-linked reception rooms, a kitchen in a single storey wing to the back, a guest WC, and one of it three bedrooms is en suite, while overall condition is excellent, says agent Jeremy Murphy, who seeks offers around€185,000. It includes a slightly sloping private walled-in back garden.

VERDICT: Everything you’d want, at a good price.

TOGHER, CORK €110,000

Sq m: Sq m 84 (900 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 1

Broadband: Yes

A chance to get to grips with these odd, three-storey older Cork city buildings comes up with the sale of No 84, Edward Walsh Rd, a two-bed home with its accommodation on the first and second floors. Selling agent James Crowley Property says it’s in good condition throughout, and has central heating.

VERDICT: Up off ground is den.

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