Starter home: Grange, Cork €230,000

There’s been a mix of receiver and private sales at the Ardfield development in outer Douglas, Cork — built by Fleming Construction — and prices in the past year have gone from €150,000 to €260,000, depending on the section, size and condition. 

Size: 83 sq m (900 sq ft)

Bathrooms: 3 

Bedrooms: 3 


Now, no 9 Ardfield Avenue, to the front of the development, is for sale, guided at €230,000 by Savills’ Michael O’Donovan. 

Recently rented, it’s in reasonable order and has a south-facing back garden, gas heating, and master bed en suite.

VERDICT: Houses here have sold steadily all year.


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