Starter home: Wallace’s Avenue, Cork €197,000

“It’s a gorgeous, mature cul de sac,” says estate agent Niall Cahalane of the pleasures of Knockrea Gardens, where he has No 17 motoring along nicely in bids, in the low €200,000s, having initially guided at €197,000.

The setting is one of two almost-hidden terraces along Wallaces Avenue, a short walk from Cork city centre, either via the Boreenmanna Road, or the Ballinlough Road, near parks and schools.

Semi-detached No 17 has been extended to the back,now a good 1,250 sq ft. 

VERDICT: Chi-chi setting


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