Trading up: Ballea Road, Carrigaline €325,000

This c1,200 sq ft three-bed home dates to the mid 1900s, and has been well kept.

Size: 110sq m (1,200sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 1 

Bedrooms: 3 


You could do almost anything with the garden at Ronogue: it’s a half acre, mature and screened, within a short walk of Carrigaline along the Ballea Road, near the soccer pitches and very popular housing estates.

Ronogue, though, is out on its own, as it’s detached, and reached up a long, straight drive with lawns on either side, and way more lawn and grounds outside to the rear.

The c1,200 sq ft three-bed home dates to the mid 1900s, and has been well kept, and selling agent Monica Williams of Marshes auctioneers guides it at €325,000.

It had been sale agreed after a late summer launch, but that deal fell through recently after the intending purchasers hit a glitch in their own home sale.

Ronogue’s perfect at that price level for traders up who’d like to get stuck into a project in the immediate future, or in the longer term as the value of its site will only appreciate all the more in coming years. Half an acre, on the town end of the Ballea Road? Rare enough.

Right now, it has has two reception rooms, three beds, main bathroom and utility, plus attic access via Stira, and has a new oil central heating burner, while outside are two sheds and an outhouse.

VERDICT: Good to grow.


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