Trading up: Kilmoney, Carrigaline €290,000

In fitting out their home the owners of 8 Oak Drive, Castleheights in Carrigaline opted for a lot of extras — they put in a jacuzzi bath, surround sound, a stove and under floor heating and also landscaped their garden.

Trading up: Kilmoney, Carrigaline €290,000

Size: 135 sq m (1,450sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 2 

Bedrooms: 4 

BER Rating: B3

Selling agents Sherry FitzGerald O’Donovan says that with all the extras and the high standard of finish, the 1450 sq ft four bed semi offers very good value for a guide of €290,000.

Built in 2008, it’s a modern three-storey property with a good B3 energy rating which is located within a five-minute drive from Carrigaline town centre.

Fitted with underfloor heating, the ground floor has a living room with an insert stove and a tiled kitchen dining room with walnut and cream gloss units and integrated appliances.

The first floor has three carpeted bedrooms including one with a Juliet balcony as well as bathroom with a jacuzzi bath.

The second floor has a spacious 17’ by 13’ master bedroom with an en suite.

The property is on a corner site and has a paved parking area at the front and south west facing garden at the rear which was drained and landscaped by Ballygarvan Stonecraft and has paving, lawn raised beds and a timber shed.

Auctioneer Steven Browne of SFOD says the house is attracting good interest from trade-up buyers and has also been viewed by a few trading down.

VERDICT: Well cared for property for a buyer looking for a house without the headache of renovation work.

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