Starter home: Ballincollig, Co Cork, €245,000

No 5 the Avenue, Coolroe Heights, in Ballincollig meets many of the requirements of a good starter.

A three-bed semi guiding at €245,000, it is, according to selling agents Sherry FitzGerald, well maintained and well located in a quiet cul de sac within walking distance of the town centre.

They already have a bid of €230,000. Accommodation includes a carpeted lounge with a fireplace, a kitchen dining room with pine units and a breakfast counter, as well as an under-stairs WC.

Upstairs there’s a bathroom and three bedrooms. Out front there’s parking and out back there’s a lawned garden with a shed.

VERDICT: Should have good starter appeal.

Ballincollig, Co Cork


Size: 91 sq m (980 sq ft)

Bathrooms: 2

Bedrooms: 3

BER Rating: C3


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