Trading up: Innishannon, Cork €270,000

There’s a very good specification to the three-bed semi d, 8 Ard Aoibhinn, above pretty Innishannon village on the Cork-west Cork route, and now back in favour as a commuter community for families given its easy proximity back to the city.

Size: 106 sq m (1,150sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 3 

Bedrooms: 3 


Now 10 years-old, No 8 has an above average specification that includes CAT 5 cabling for data handling, a central vacuum system, pressurised water system and an extended living/kitchen/dining space.

On sale with Michael O’Donovan of Savills at a €270,000 guide, it comes two years after Savills sold out the last of Fleming Construction unfinished houses at this 52 unit scheme, were resales are rare.

No 8’s owners are trading up from this 1,150 sq ft well-kept home and Mr O’Donovan describe it as “a dinger, there isn’t much in the three-bed semi market around Innishannon, and this is a very good home.” 

Apart from location, it has aspect too in its favour, with a stepped-down back garden with views overlooking the valley and River Bandon wherein Innishannon is cradled. 

Rooms include a front lounge, open plan kitchen/living/dining space with part-vaulted ceiling, utility and guest WC, and three bedrooms, one’s a single, two are doubles and one’s en suite.

VERDICT: More than you’d get in town for the cash.


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