Starter homes: Douglas, Cork €169,500

Sq m: 110 (1,189 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3
BER rating: D1

Only a week or so on the market, and already No 5 Pembroke Mews in Cork’s Douglas (near the church and the old bridge/narrow flyover) has offers in over its €169,500 asking price via agents Homefinders.

The modern, c 1990s three-bed semi-d has been both private home and rental in the last several ownerships, and interest in it to buy once more is coming from both camps — it’s always rented well thanks to location and condition.

Two of the three bedrooms are doubles, one is en suite and there’s also a guest WC downstairs.

The ground level has a separate living room with open fireplace, and twin sets of double doors, one to the hall, the other to the rear dining room and kitchen, and there’s back garden access from the dining room.

VERDICT: Huge interest already due to location and modern build.


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