Blarney bungalow raises the bar

It’s little wonder Blarney auctioneer Humphrey Hogan bills this quite classic shaped Courtbrack bungalow as “very entertaining’ — one of the two large outbuildings behind is done up as a home snub or bar, plus outdoor BBQ and log fire spot.

The double-fronted, two-bedroomed bungalow has a partial attic conversion, with carpeted stairs, so there’s further scope for storage or extra sleeping space if further worked on, and there are Velux windows already in place to the back.

On a two-thirds of an acre site, it has a reduced €175,000 asking price now quoted by Mr Hogan, and that includes the two sheds, making for quite a compact and adaptable homestead. It’s all in good order, recently invested in, has a new kitchen, floors have been redone, and there’s oil central heating. The back boiler also serves as a source for the rads, making for effective heating options.

The agent says its condition is turn-key and move-in, and the grounds are private, with lots of mature screening and seating areas, he adds.

VERDICT: With the recent price reduction to €175,000, you might even have cash left over to stock up the home bar.


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