Starter homes: Enhanced semi-d in Pinecroft, €185,000

There’s been work done to the back, and up on top, of No 17, Grange Way, Pinecroft in Cork.

Set up beyond Douglas village, this is ostensibly a two-bed semi-d, but its total floor area has been enhanced by an attractive wood-panelled attic room conversion with en suite bathroom, with a rear ground level sun room add-on, handy as a dining room and overlooking the garden and decking.

Selling agent for the spacious No 17 is Glenn O’Connor of DNG Creedon, who highly rates its overall condition, bright modern decor and says its setting is also good, all within a walk of Douglas’ amenities, nearby schools and local shops such as Aldi and SuperValu. He says it’s going to be an ideal family starter home, or could even suit investors.

Other rooms include living room, dining room/conservatory, kitchen with crisp Shaker-style units, and fireplace.

It has off-street parking in front for several cars, with front lawn. The back is split level, with gravel lower section and a deck and shed at the end near the house, with good side access.

VERDICT: Don’t be put off by the official description of it as a two-bed, this is a fine-sized starter home.


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