January sales at East Ferry, East Cork spot

"You won’t get a better bargain in the January sales in Penneys,” quips Midleton estate agent James Colbert, about this family home house Naoimh Pádraig, on a half-acre out by East Cork’s East Ferry, which he guides as a New Year offer at €380,000.

Set well back from the water that’s usually a selling point in propery location terms, this Barnard West brick bungalow, close to the N25, is in smart order, one of just four homes along a private cul de sac road, with electric gates and garage. 

It has four bedrooms, two living rooms, one with solid fuel stove, and a very attractive kitchen with warm, woody air.

VERDICT: Smart mover. 

East Ferry, East Cork

€380,000

Size: 140 (1,500 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 4

Bathrooms: 2

BER: C3

Best Feature: Ferry nice


Lifestyle

Dr Sarah Miller is the CEO of Dublin’s Rediscovery Centre, the national centre for the Circular Economy in Ireland. She has a degree in Biotechnology and a PHD in Environmental Science in Waste Conversion Technologies.‘We have to give people positive messages’

When I was pregnant with Joan, I knew she was a girl. We didn’t find out the gender of the baby, but I just knew. Or else, I so badly wanted a girl, I convinced myself that is exactly what we were having.Mum's the Word: I have a confession: I never wanted sons. I wanted daughters

What is it about the teenage years that are so problematic for families? Why does the teenage soul rage against the machine of the adult world?Learning Points: It’s not about the phone, it’s about you and your teen

Judy Collins is 80, and still touring. As she gets ready to return to Ireland, she tells Ellie O’Byrne about the songs that have mattered most in her incredible 60-year career.The songs that matter most to Judy Collins from her 60-year career

More From The Irish Examiner