Four-bed dormer a winner

LOTS of work has been done inside and out at this good dormer home at Killalough Cross, north of Glanmire in Cork.

There’s been serious landscaping, both of the hard and soft variety on the 0.6 acre of grounds, and the four-bedroomed house has 2,000 sq ft of space, plus planning in place for an extension.

Selling agent Michelle Murphy of Lisney guides this smartly updated home at €450,000, and pitches it as an ideal trader-up for families in the locale, and from further afield.

The build quality is a bit above the norm, with a mix of feature brick around the front facade, contrasting with dash, and the roof pitch is steep, with three dormer across the front – the upper floor here has four wood-floored bedrooms, with the master en suite and with a feature window seat too.

Downstairs, there’s a good modern kitchen with large granite-topped island with pull-out baskets underneath, while the ceiling has some decorative timber beams. Double doors, glazed with feature glass, lead to a dining room, and there’s also a utility, two reception rooms and a play room.

Outside, the gardens show evidence of green-finger care, nicely planted up, and with beds and steps utilising railway sleepers, and there’s fairly extensive decking and patio space with seating, ideal for fine weather barbecues, says Ms Murphy, adding that the location is quiet, but only a few minutes’ drive from Glanmire and the Jack Lynch Tunnel.


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