Country setting, but close to city

FULL southerly views out over the back garden to green, green fields ground this 1,800 sq ft family home to its rural roots – but it is still only a couple of miles from Douglas, and four miles from Cork city centre.

Last offered for sale in 2004, when the vendors took it off the market, it is now for sale via agent Global Properties, who seek offers around the €565,0000 AMV, and in fact it is already under offer close to the €500k mark.

A trading up option, Kilcrenagh House, is just a few hundred yards up past Rochestown Monastery and boys’ secondary school, and site size is a handy 0.6 of an acre, leaving plenty of space for a family to spread out to, kick a ball around and feel at home in a country setting, within easy proximity of Douglas village and the ring road network.

The mellow brown brick-faced two-storey four-bed (one en suite) home is four-square, placed in the middle of its grassy lawned site, with half-dormers, porch entrance, central hall, three reception rooms two with fireplaces, a pine-fitted kitchen, utility and there’s future extension options on virtually all sides.

There’s oil heating, double glazing, a floored attic, and the house has double glazing and oil heating.


Four graduates tell Siobhan Howe how their fine art degree has influenced their approach to their working life.What use is a degree in fine art? Four graduates answer the question

Terry Gilliam tells Esther McCarthy about the mystery woman who helped him to finally get his Don Quixote film made after 30 yearsTerry Gilliam: Back in the saddle again

Twitch will no longer be the home of esports for Call of Duty, Overwatch and Hearthstone, with those games (and more) going to YouTube instead.Violence in the stream: Big changes for esports

That may say more about how the media treats flaws and beauty than it says about Alicia Keys herself, but nevertheless, it was refreshing at the time to see someone say no to the Hollywood expectations of beauty.The Skin Nerd: Unlocking Alicia Keys’ secrets to gorgeous skin

More From The Irish Examiner