Starter home: Blarney Street, Cork €220,000

This Blarney Street property has a patio, a garden and is close to city centre.

Starter home: Blarney Street, Cork €220,000

125 sq m (1,345 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

BER: E2

THE selling points for100 Blarney Street include the location within walking distance of Cork city centre and UCC, and a patio with scenic views ad well as 110ft long, south-facing garden.

Guiding at €220,000, the terraced house was extended 15 years ago by its current owners who put on a kitchen extension, double glazed the windows and converted the attic.

Now offering 1,345 sq ft of accommodation, it has a living room and a kitchen with fitted units at ground level and a bathroom and three bedrooms on the first floor.

The attic has two rooms and a bathroom.

Terry Hayes of Barry Auctioneers says this type of Blarney Street property is popular with first-time buyers and investors.

Verdict: More spacious than you would expect.

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