Starter home: Douglas, Cork €175,000

As a step onto the property ladder, this two-bed apartment at 38 Manor Avenue, Maryborough Ridge, in Douglas could be comfortable and stylish.

Size: 75 sq m (810 sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 2 

Bedrooms: 2 


Offering 810 sq ft of space, the ground floor property is described by selling agents Sherry FitzGerald as spacious and bright and well located a short drive from Douglas village.

Starter home: Douglas, Cork €175,000

Accommodation includes a living/dining room with a gas fire. 

Open plan, with this is a contemporary kitchen with high gloss cream units.

Starter home: Douglas, Cork €175,000

VERDICT: modern and bright


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