Trading up: Cross Douglas Road €315,000

You’d nearly have to search out the half dozen homes in Cork’s Willow Dale, a niche of three sets of semi-ds, off the Cross Douglas Road.

Size: 110 sq m (1,184 sq ft)

Bathrooms: 3 

Bedrooms: 4 


There is, however, a clue to their location - a couple of large, weeping willow trees by the entrance sort of gives the guessing game away.

In fact, even at this point you still have to go around a chicane by the townhouses in Willow Court to find this hideaway niche, where No 2 Willow Dale has returned to market, with Trish Stokes of Lisney.

She guides the four-bed, one en-suite home at €315,000, and the Price Register shows the only sale here in the last few years being No 3, which made €330,000 in 2010.

“It’s an ideal opportunity to acquire a modern family home within a stroll of the city centre, and of Douglas village,” says the Lisney agent.

Entered past a brick-arch porch, No 2 has two interconnecting reception rooms, rear kitchen, utility, hall and guest WC.

One of its four bedrooms above is en suite, and the house has gas heating.

There’s off-street parking, and side access to a private east facing back garden and patio.

VERDICT: Put the wind in your willow.


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