Trading up: Boreenmanna Road, Cork, €375,000

Houses in the up-market Belfield Abbey development, completed to builder’s finish several years ago by O’Flynn Construction are due to come to market in the new year. 

Size: 136 sq m (1,464 sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 3 

Bedrooms: 3 


Trading up: Boreenmanna Road, Cork, €375,000

A number have been sold quietly in the past several years, but this offer, the slick No 46, is a privately-owned resale.

The three-storey end-terrace home is fresh to market this week with agent Timothy Sullivan, who guides at €375,000 for this walk-in job, in a very well-kept estate. 

It’s within an easy walk of Cork City centre, on a bus route serving Mahon’s City Gate office developments, and there’s schools and services in the adjoining suburbs.

Trading up: Boreenmanna Road, Cork, €375,000

It’s been privately occupied for five or six years and is going to suit a mix of traders up, the better-heeled starters out, and some traders down too, reckons Mr Sullivan. 

As a design/layout feature, these houses have an open plan 26’ by 18’ ground floor living/dining/kitchen, a first-floor living room, next to a master en suite bedroom, with two further top floor bedrooms, and bathroom.

Recent sales of similar Belfield houses nearby in recent years have ranged from mid €200,000s to €310,000, with uncompleted fit-outs and interiors, the mid terraced No 47 sold in 2013 for €268,000. 

Trading up: Boreenmanna Road, Cork, €375,000

No 1, larger and detached on the main Boreenmanna Road, sold by Christmas in 2013 for €500,000.

VERDICT: Great location, well-finished.


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