Starter home: Derrynane Road, Cork €230,000

THIS Cork suburban home isn’t going to be on the market for very long: be very sure of that.

Newly listed with agent Mark Gosling of Behan Irwin Gosling is 53 Derrynane Road, in deepest Turner’s Cross, within a walk on the flat into the city centre, or to UCC, and to sports pitches for soccer and rugby too.

Apart from the strong location, the other selling points to No 53 Derrynane Road are its price point, guided at €230,000 and the amount and quality of recent work (underpinned and certified) and upgrades done to this mid-terraced home.

It’s got a south-facing, mature garden with cherry tree and raised veg beds, patio and slender kitchen extension wing, it’s got a stove in its main living room, and there are three bedrooms to boot.

But, there’s more: there’s a converted attic, with two further rooms up here with wood-panelled sloping ceiling and all lit by large Velux roof windows. Overall condition is excellent, with bright rooms, gas central heating, stove back-up, and a sound C3 BER.

Starter home: Derrynane Road, Cork €230,000 

There’s off-street parking for several cars in front of this double-fronted home with central hall, and selling agents BIG calculate the floor area at about 1,300 sq ft, so it will suit a range of ages and lifestyles.

Behind, the garden is leafy and private with a sunny patio and extension scope.

Auctioneer Mark Gosling says it’s been owner-occupied by the vendors for the past 10 years and they did all the work; the location’s in hot demand because of its sheer accessibility and city centre proximity, he adds.

VERDICT: Ready to walk into.

Derrynane Road, Cork


Size: 120 sq m (1,300 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 3 plus attic

Bathrooms: 2



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