Tower, Cork €199,000

No need to wipe your shoes when you enter No 6, Gleann Fia, in Cork’s Tower – it hasn’t got any floor covering yet, just bare concrete.

Although five years old, it’s effectively a new-build and is a breezy sort of walk-in job, until you decide on wood floors, tiles and carpets for its 970 sq ft of floor area.

Auctioneer John Wiseman of DNG Murphy Condon guides at €199,000, and you’ll need a few grand more for floor finishes (bathrooms are done), but it has some cupboards, fireplace in the back living room with garden access, kitchen to the front with basic units, as well as solar panels, and good heating and insulation.

VERDICT: A shoe-in.


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