Trading up: Donnybrook, Douglas €255,000

There’s been a price drop, of €30,000, already, making the corner-sited No 28 Springbrook, up above Scart Cross in Cork’s Donnybrook, look like a very keen buy.

Size: 99sq m (1,066 sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 3 

Bedrooms: 3 

BER: C1

Now priced at €255,000 by Matt Fallon of Property Partners, No 28 is a three-bedroomed semi-d, on an extra wide corner site, in two tiers, at the entrance to the scheme of just 28 dash and brick faced homes within an uphill walk of Douglas village. And it’s just a minute’s walk from a bus stop.

Unusually, its deck patio area directly behind the house (which has side access) has been surfaced with a type of astroturf, and then up a few steps there’s real grass on the wide lawns, plus a barna shed and metal shed on a concrete base with sliding door and lighting.

Inside No 28 is quite standard in layout, and has been well kept, with wood floored reception rooms fore and aft, as well as kitchen/breakfast room with oak units, and overhead one of the three beds has a shower en suite.

There’s off-street parking in front for several cars, on a cobble lock drive, and the property hits a good C1 BER, with gas central heating and double glazing. The last sale here was over a year ago, No 6, making €228,000.

VERDICT: Corner site and a €30k price drop, should see a sale cornered soon.


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