Trading up: Carrigaline, Cork, €450,000

Sq m: 240 (2,600 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4
BER rating: C1

Getting steady viewings since its summer launch is the very fine-sized family home at Carrigaline’s 24 Woodgrove. It’s in a mature development of large two-storey and dormer homes off the Forest and Kilmoney roads, so is within a walk of the satellite town’s many amenities.

Selling agent Michael Pigott of Sherry FitzGerald O’Donovan Daly is guiding €450,000 for the broad, symmetrical brick-fronted five-bed home, with 2,600 sq ft, attic conversion potential for a sixth bedroom or games room, plus there’s already a block-built shed/gym in the garden. There really shouldn’t be arguments about lack of space inside.

Externally, No 24 overlooks a green, with lots of off-street parking and has landscaped gardens front and back. Inside, there’s inner and outer halls with cloakroom and WC, three reception rooms, plus rear conservatory, and kitchen/diner.

At first floor level are five pine-floored bedrooms, two of which are en suite and the master bed has a walk-in wardrobe. There’s attic access, and this next level up also has been floored in pine, and can be readily made over for new domestic uses, suggests the selling agent.

VERDICT: Hugely accommodating.


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