Ballinlough, Cork €195,000

The selling agents of 5, Sunnyside, Belmont, don’t lie when they describe the back garden of this mid-terrace Ballinlough home as low maintenance: a rake of the gravel every few months is probably about all it needs right now.

The three-bed, 950 sq ft house near the main Ballinlough Road and bustling O’Driscoll’s shop and deli also has gravel in its front garden, so it really is a simple pad to maintain.

Auctioneer Tim Sullivan guides it at €195,000, so the days of bargains around here are definitely gone. He says it has been well cared for, and is close to public parks, schools, etc.

Rooms-wise, it has a front sitting room, linked kitchen/dining behind, and three first-floor bedrooms and main bathroom.

VERDICT: Easy keep


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