Starter home: Youghal, Co Cork €180,000

Renovated victorian property has great sea views, reports Trish Dromey.

130 sq m (1,400 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2


THIS renovated double fronted Victorian property on the Upper Strand in Youghal has an interesting mix of the old and the new.

Upgraded for modern living with double glazed windows, gas heating as well as new flooring and kitchen units, it has exposed bricks walls and a few nice original features including high ceilings, bay windows and some cornicing.

New on the books of REA O’Donoghue Clarke it has a guide of €180,000 and auctioneer Stephen Clarke says for this asking price, the owner is willing to include all the contents: “This is an attractive property with some quirky and interesting features which is in very good condition.’’

Starter home: Youghal, Co Cork €180,000

Spacious with 1,400 sq ft of space, it’s a two-storey house with views of the sea from the upper floor.

Almost the entire ground level is floored with checkered ceramic tiles. Behind one bay window, there’s a living room which has a brick fireplace and archway as well as some original cornicing. 

Behind the second bay is a dining room/ kitchen with a marble fireplace at the front and a small kitchen area at the rear. There’s also a guest WC.

The upper floor has a bathroom and three bedrooms including two with bay windows. One of these is a very spacious room which has two windows and an exposed stone and brick wall.

The property has a small garden area at the front and an enclosed yard at the rear. Situated on a road behind the front strand in Youghal, it’s within a short walk from the beach.

Verdict: Could be good for FTBs willing to commute.


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