Trading up: Bishopstown, Co Cork €525,000

A five minute walk to CUH and with Spioraid Naomh Secondary school a few minutes away, this is the perfect triangular location for buyers.

Size: 210sq m (2,260sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 3 

Bedrooms: 4/5 

BER Rating: C

Back before property prices took off, houses of this type and location at Bishopscourt were making in excess of €500,000, according to Barry Nagle, who’s now selling a fine, big detached house at “Drumacrin”, 13 Bishopscourt Hill, Bishopstown, Cork.

A five minute walk to CUH and with Spioraid Naomh Secondary school a few minutes away, this is the perfect triangular location for buyers.

You can walk to schools and work from here and the houses are very sought after by people employed in the hospital, says Barry Nagle. 

He’s seeking offers in excess of €525,000 and says if it makes that and a bit more, then they’ll have contracts ready for a swift sale.

The house is extremely spacious he says: “There’s a storeroom bigger than some bedrooms.” 

And that should be a further draw to buyers trading up and in most cases, trading-in. 

Also, walls and attic were recently upgraded so the house has a decent, C Ber cert too — one less thing to worry about in an upgrade. 

And upgraded it certainly will be — these 70s houses would work really well with a mid-century modern makeovers — all very current right now. 

Best of all the house has a great site and a lovely, tiered garden at the back.

Verdict: Great house, great location, great grounds. Go see.


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