Starter homes: Old Blackrock Road €165,000

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

Not exactly for the faint-hearted — but the location couldn’t be handier, that’s the do-er upper called Ardcaoim.

The old-style three-bed semi with charming west-facing back garden is on Rockboro Avenue, just off the city end of the Old Blackrock Road and the Boreenmanna Road — about 100 metres away from the south city link.

Agent Timothy Sullivan seeks offers around €165,000 and says it needs a good deal of modernising and some structural work too.

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