Starter home: Evergreen Street, Cork €245,000

1 C Evergreen Mews was built at the start of this century with some upgrades since and even a nod to local history, writes Trish Dromey.

Size: 79 sq m (850 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 1

BER: C2

A MODERN terraced property amidst rows of 19th century ones, No 1C Evergreen Mews in Turners Cross rather unexpectedly offers up a little piece of history.

On its front wall it has a plaque which has been erected to the memory of Charles Daly and Jack O’Brien, members of the Cork No 1 Brigade of the IRA who were killed on active service in the early 1920s. 

The house was built at the start of this century, one of a terrace of three on an infill site. 

Starter home: Evergreen Street, Cork €245,000

It seems possibly that this site was chosen for the plaque because of the prominence of the location directly across the road from Christ The King church.

The three-bed 850 sq ft terraced property is new to the market with Behan Irwin & Gosling auctioneers with a guide of €245,000. 

“It’s owner occupied, has a recently upgraded bathroom and is in very good decorative order,’’ says auctioneer Mark Gosling. 

At the front is a kitchen/dining room with white fitted units and to the rear a timber floored living room which has fitted bookshelves and a fireplace with a gas fire.

Upstairs there’s a bathroom and three laminate floored bedrooms including a box room. Fitted with gas heating and double glazing, the property has a C2 energy rating.

Outside the living room at the rear is a well kept paved garden area which is enclosed by blue walls and fencing and has a shed. 

The house doesn’t have off-street parking, but it’s less than a mile from the city centre and is within walking distance of a range of amenities.

VERDICT: expected to appeal to both first-time buyers and investors.


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