Starter home: Carrigaline, Co Cork, €245,000

This three-bed Carrigaline home could suit first-timers, according to Trish Dromey.

 102 sq m (1,100 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 3


As a very well looked after three-bed semi with an attic conversion, No 1 Cedarwood Drive in Castleheights has much to attract a Carrigaline buyer contemplating the purchase of a first home in the New Year.

Guiding at €245,000, it’s on the market with Michael Pigott auctioneers who says it’s been owned by the same family since it was built 10 years ago and is in superb decorative order.

Starter home: Carrigaline, Co Cork, €245,000

The property has 1,100 sq ft of living space as well as an additional 150 sq ft in the attic.

Behind the double windows at the front there’s an oak floored living room with ceiling coving and a timber fireplace.

There’s also a guest WC and a kitchen/dining room with modern high gloss units, granite worktops, a breakfast counter and French doors.

The first floor has a bathroom and three timber floored bedrooms including one en suite. In the attic there’s a 13’ long carpeted room with Velux windows and Sliderobes.

Starter home: Carrigaline, Co Cork, €245,000

Fitted with gas heating (underfloor at ground level) and double glazing, the property has a C2 energy rating.

Situated on a corner site, it has a parking area at the front and a south facing lawned garden with a patio at the rear.

Starter home: Carrigaline, Co Cork, €245,000

Overlooking a green area at the front, the house is located around two kilometres from Carrigaline town centre. Mr Pigott says it has everything a first-time buyer could want and might even suit a buyer looking to trade down from something larger.

Verdict: well finished house in a popular location


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