South Parish, Cork City €160,000

A slice of real Cork history comes with 19 Red Abbey Square, a period end-terrace home in one of Cork city’s oldest settings, next door to a ruined 14th century Augustinian abbey tower.

South Parish, Cork City €160,000

The tall, three storey and four-bedroomed house’s rear enclosed yard has old stone walls, and a brick and stone arched window opening, all crying out to be made feature of.

Agent Stephen Clarke of REA O’Donoghue Clarke guides the three-storey building at €160,000 and says it needs work but “could be a gem if done right”

VERDICT: City living between Douglas Street and the river Lee, with historic roots.

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