Starter home: Donoughmore, Cork €165,000

This renovated, Donoughmore farmhouse has had a first bid of €150,000, just €15,000 short of the asking price. 

Starter home: Donoughmore, Cork €165,000

Size: 106 sq m (1,150 sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 1 

Bedrooms: 3 


A three-bed with 1,150 sq ft of space and a site of half an acre, it’s on the market with Sherry FitzGerald O’Donovan auctioneers, who say it’s nicely renovated and has scenic views of the Shournagh Valley.

Accommodation includes a sitting room, a kitchen, an upgraded bathroom, three bedrooms and an outhouse/utility room.

Fitted with oil heating and double glazing, it has a D2 energy rating.

It’s 20 kilometres from both Blarney and Ballincollig.

VERDICT: land, space, and views at an affordable price.

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