Trading up: Innishannon, Cork €360,000

The latest price reduction on this Innishannon bungalow should put it back on the radar of house hunters looking for space, lots of bedrooms and gardens in a country setting, all within an easy commute of Cork city. 

186sq m (2,000 sq ft)

Bathrooms: 2 

Bedrooms: 5 


And, as a bonus, there’s the equivalent of a farmer’s market just down the road.

One of the direction pointers for Carrickill, Farnahoe, is to turn up the hill in Innishannon village, between the garda station and Rohus. 

A distinctive, former garage building and tidy forecourt, Rohus is now the equivalent of a daily farmers’ market, selling deli foods and local growers’ produce.

Dating back several decades, the five-bed (one en suite) home on half an acre has seen many of the changes at Innishannon, and has itself had some recent upgrades, such as a new kitchen.

Estate agent David Busted of Sherry FitzGerald Brennan Busteed now guides Carrickhill at €360,000, after several reductions from a summer launch at €485,000. At the €360k ask, it’s within reach of a far wider demographic.

It has a lounge, study. dining room and double aspect kitchen with new units, and externally the very well kept mature grounds include a detached garage, with lean-to glasshouse.

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