Tommy Barker discovered lavish space inside and out close to all amenities in this semi-detached home.
Rochestown, Cork €385,000
Size: 167 sq m (1,800 sq ft)
There’s plenty of rooms, and to a good quality too, thanks to having 1,800 sq ft of space, at the bright, extended family home, 77 Foxwood.
Set up by a new national school, sports amenities and a Coillte forest walk and on a bus route at Rochestown’s Garryduff, No 77 is new to market with estate agent Timothy Sullivan, who seeks offers around €385,000 for this walk-in condition home, with a good spec.
(There are no 2016 Foxwood sales up yet on the price register, but a detached bungalow here made €415,000 last year, and three-bed semis make in the low to mid €300,000s.)
Ticking boxes for buyers especially are a good garden aspect and setting in popular Foxwood, and having rooms to play with.
Largest is the garden room/TV room/playroom, at a max of 35’ by 10’ with garden and patio access through French doors, and this extra room has extra light drawn in thanks to an overhead Velux.
The tally of accommodation includes a compact first-floor home office/study, as well as four bedrooms with two of them en suite with showers.
Back downstairs to the front is a 15’ by 13’ sitting room with cast-iron fireplace, with bay window.
Behind is a 19’ by 15’ kitchen/breakfast room, with painted units which have granite tops, built in appliances, tiled floor and recessed lighting.
This room also has garden access through French doors for a sheltered, sunny enclave by the back patio.
There’s a utility alongside the kitchen, plus there’s a guest WC.
VERDICT: A tip-top four-bed semi-d.
© Irish Examiner Ltd. All rights reserved