Starter Homes




TOWER, CO CORK €142,000

Sq m: 90 (980sq ft))

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

Broadband: Yes

Detached and with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, this cottage-style house at 64, Primrose Hill, Tower, Co Cork is a tidy buy for first-time buyers. On the market with Property Partners O’Mahony Walsh, the house is set at the back of the estate, overlooking hills and woodland in a low density location.

It comes with open-plan kitchen-living area, sitting room and bedroom with main bathroom on ground floor, Overhead there are two further bedrooms and another bathroom.

Verdict: Good price, good location.

TURNER’S CROSS, CORK €165,000

Sq m: 80 (856 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

Broadband: Yes

It’s all about the location at Deerpark Mews, a little enclave tucked off Evergreen Road and close to Summerhill South in Cork city. Despite its modest appearance, this property packs in three bedrooms and two bathrooms into its ultra convenient space.

The layout provides for a kitchen dining room of 16’ by 11’, a neat sun room projection, sitting room and guest bathroom on the ground floor.

Overhead are three bedrooms and main bathroom and all rooms come fully fitted.

A little bit dated, the house nevertheless offers huge potential, not least with its large back garden and off street parking to the front. Mark Gosling of Jeremy Murphy and Associates is the man to contact.

Verdict: No-brainer for starters.


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