Trading up: Douglas Road, Cork, €335,000

A setting mid-way along Rosebank, between the two Douglas Roads, and within a walk of the city centre, and Douglas village, should draw keen family trading interest to Redthorn.

Size: 121 sq m (1,300 sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 2 

Bedrooms: 3 


This well-kept three-bed semi-detached home has several additions on the side and back already, and has just been underpinned with drains checked, so for any new buyers, there’s a deal of certainty about any future spending they might wish to do.

Trading up: Douglas Road, Cork, €335,000

Dating to the mid-1900s, it has a lean-to sun room to the back, of the rear reception room, and a side wing now houses a good-sized, modern ground floor guest WC/wet room, fully tiled. 

Also slightly added to the otherwise square floor plan is a kitchen section with sloping roof.

Trading up: Douglas Road, Cork, €335,000

Alongside meanwhile in the garden, and detached, is a garage/workspace study, used by the family during the school and college-going years. 

And, there’s still plenty of private back garden left over, running to the green strip alongside Ballincurrig estate.

Trading up: Douglas Road, Cork, €335,000

Now, Rosebanks Redthorn is an executor sale, and agent Sam Kingston of Casey and Kingston says it’s in good overall condition, in a very popular location just off the Douglas Road, near national schools such as St Anthony’s and Eglantine, as well as secondary schools, sports amenities, and on two bus routes.

VERDICT: Rosebank’s a banker of a location.

Trading up: Douglas Road, Cork, €335,000


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