Starter homes: Glasheen Road, Cork €95,000

Sq m: 66 (710 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 2+1 Bathrooms: 1+1
BER rating: G

There’s sort of two for the price of one, at Nos 1 and 2 Upper Glasheen Road in Cork City’s suburbs near UCC, but you’ll have to roll up your sleeves to make them comfortable. Or, you might even need to knock one: time for a calculator, and a sketch pad.

Agents Frank V Murphy & Co seek offers of €95,000 for this mismatched duo, conjoined houses where one’s a two-storey, two bed needing doing up, the other a one-bed single storey cottage trying to avoid knocking down.

VERDICT: “You could do something tasty here, and with UCC, CUH, Wilton, and the South Link all accessible, there is great long-term potential with these houses — if the future buyer is prepared to take on the work,” says auctioneer John Barry.


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