Starter home: Classes Lake, Ballincollig €240,000

Selling agents O’Mahony Walsh aren’t shy about the charms of the three-bed semi-d at 5, The Heathers, in the Ovens/Ballincollig Classes Lake development by O’Callaghan Properties. 

Starter home: Classes Lake, Ballincollig €240,000

Sq m 92 (1,000 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2


Best Feature: Fully updated

“It’s the best three-bedroom semi-detached on the market at present,” says auctioneer Frank Walsh, noting the 1,000 sq ft home has been very extensively upgraded quite recently, and is now superb inside and out.

It comes to market with a €240,000 asking price, and coincidentally that too was the asking price on the adjoining No 4 The Heathers, which went sale agreed with other agents in very recent weeks.

Out back is a key selling point too for No 5, as it has a good, decent length of private rear garden, all greened in with tall grisilinia hedging, giving lots of privacy, while the front is largely concreted for car parking, with perimeter planting.

No 5 overlooks a green area, has an easy-keep exterior finish, and inside is in very smart order, with modern oak kitchen, with granite tops and has large porcelain tiles on the kitchen/dining area floor.

There are glazed double doors from the oak-floored front sitting room (with fireplace) to the back dining space, and patio doors then to the back garden, which also has external side access.

Overhead are three bedrooms, one with Sliderobes, en suite and shower, plus main bathroom, and there’s Stira attic access for storage.

VERDICT: A smart buy in a popular development.

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