Starter home: Ballineen, West Cork €145,000

The main restoration work has been done to this West Cork farmhouse at Shanagh, near Ballineen and Dunmanway — so any final finishes will bring it along to be a fine country pad, says auctioneer Ray O’Neill.

The Sherry FitzGerald O’Neill man guides this 1,017 sq ft renovated home on a half acre a €145,000.

Starter home: Ballineen, West Cork €145,000

It has oil central heating, new PVC windows and front door, ‘though the door isn’t very sympathetic to the house’s age. 

Inside it has two front reception rooms, and a kitchen/dining plus ground floor bathroom in an annex, with three bedrooms up in the main house’s first floor level.

Starter home: Ballineen, West Cork €145,000

VERDICT: Traditional, updated.


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