Starter homes: Glanmire, Cork €195,000

With a guide price of €195,000, No 11 Crestfield Mews in Cork's Glanmire is worth a look, particularly for its vaulted ceilings, space and airy feel.

Size: 111 (1,200 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2
BER rating: C1

ALONG, deep and high-ceilinged extension has helped to transform the feel and functionality at 11 Crestfield Mews, in Cork’s Glanmire.

This bungalow was added to quite considerably to the left, with an extension teed-in and the entrance door in the middle at a jaunty angle.

As a result, the main living and day-time use rooms are off to the left and interlinked, while the four bedrooms are to the right, to the front, side, and back.

The main living/dining space is a long stretch, 25’ front to back, but only almost 11’ wide, with high, vaulted ceilings, varnished beams, and Veluxes.

Helping to take any slight Grand Canyon feel off the shape is the way the kitchen feeds into (literally, almost) the dining end, next to a utility add-on.

The selling agent for No 11 is Michael O’Donovan of Sherry FitzGerald, who guides the property at €195,000. He says the flow of space is good, with good-sized bedrooms, one of which is a single

VERDICT: A bright, four-bed detached for under €200k in this address is not to be sneezed at. There’s only one bathroom right now, and for those who would like a separate family/TV room, one of the four beds could perhaps be sacrificed.


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