Starter homes: Maryborough, Cork €175,000

Sq m: 93 (1,000 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3
BER rating: D1

“This has to be good value for a first-time buyer, looking to get a starter home in a good area,” says John Barry of Frank V Murphy & Co, who’s selling a do-er upper in Delfern Grove.

Dating to the 1970s, this three bed semi (with one en suite) needs doing up, such as new kitchen, bathroom and decoration, but he bills this as essentially cosmetic, and that extra spend will come on top of the purchase price. It’s guided at €175k, and is open to offers.

No 18 Delfern Grove, off Maryborough Hill, is in a cul de sac, with south-facing back garden, he adds.

VERDICT: Good basics and address.


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