Starter home: Gardiner’s Hill, Cork, AMV €55,000 (auction)

Bidding could get hot and heavy for 2 Glenthorn Villas on Gardiners Hill — a mature area in walking distance of the city centre — when it goes for auction on September 27 in the next DNG sale of 24 Munster properties.

Size: 75 sq m (807sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 1 

Bedrooms: 3 

BER: Pending

Quoting an AMV of €55,000, selling agents DNG Murphy Condon, with DNG Creedon, say the three-bed mid-terrace house needs major renovations, such as needing an internal bathroom or central heating .

First-time buyers are advised to bring a builder to viewings. DNG auctioneer John Wiseman expects it to sell above the low AMV possibly to a builder who can do it up and sell it on.

VERDICT: good potential


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