Starter homes: Cork City €69,000

Sq m: 85 (925 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1
BER rating: G

Tucked into a slope on an old city lane is this endterraced pad, No 67, St Kevin’s Square.

Off Evergreen Street and behind Barrack Street, where a second tranche of road improvements is underway, this is a super-handy location for access to the city centre, or to UCC.

Agent Glenn O’Connor, of DNG Creedon, in Douglas, prices it at €69,000, but counsels that it does need extensive renovations, so it’s best pitched at a handyman or small builder, who’ll know it’s a very strong rental area to provide a return on investment.

VERDICT: Asking price is only part of the budget story here.


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