Starter home: Sunday’s Well Road, Cork €150,000-plus

Bidding on this three-bed townhouse at 2 River Lane, off Sunday’s Well Road has been brisk and has already gone €21,000 above the asking price of €150,000, via agent John Wiseman of DNG Murphy Condon.

Located within a 15-minute walk from the city centre, it’s modern house on a quiet pedestrian laneway running between Sunday’s Well Road and Blarney Street. It includes a kitchen/diner, a living room, a guest W C and a bathroom and a back garden.

VERDICT: Affordable for a first-time buyer but also very attractive to investors.

Sunday’s Well Road, Cork 


Size: 75 sq m (807 sq ft)

Bathrooms: 2

Bedrooms: 3



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