Trading up: Carrignavar, Cork €349,000

Set amid rich, good farmland by Ballindenisk, Watergrasshill, and Carrignavar, north of Cork city, is this large, immaculate dormer home, on a 0.75 acre site, with very good interiors.

Size: 218 sq m (2,350 sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 3 

Bedrooms: 4/5 


It is guided at just €349,000, for a family home on pristine gardens with 2,350 sq ft inside, as well as a 350 sq ft detached garage, says agent Trevor O’Sullivan, associate director with Coldwell Banker, Cork.

The house, with a Ballybrack townland address, “has style and sophistication in abundance”, according to Mr O’Sullivan, on private tended gardens with south-facing patio terraces and pergola, and is an accessible trading-up home for buyers in a wide catchment, from Glanmire, Cork city, and Ballyvolane.

It’s a smart looking dormer, with wood-floored first floor bedrooms including one en suite bedroom, and there is scope for a fifth ground floor bedroom also, along with two reception rooms with period-style fireplaces, dining room, kitchen/breakfast with utility and guest WC, and sun room.

The attic is floored for storage and the garage is a very good size also, while the garden includes lawns, seating areas, shed and some feature planted beds.

VERDICT: Great space and gardens, to a well-kept standard, all for under €350,000.


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