Trading up: Rochestown, Cork €345,000

Sq m: 139 (1,500 sq ft)
Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3
BER rating: C3

A wood-clad rear playroom extension adds to the space on offer at the smart, semi-detached four-bed home 54 Kilbrody, Mount Oval Village in Cork’s Rochestown. Auctioneer Glenn O’Connor of DNG Creedon says the condition is stunning, with attractive decor, and the end-of-row site’s a sort of novel shape, with wide farm-like gates by the front drive with lots of parking to hand. Here, the living and dining room each have maple floors, as does the 15’ by 9’ wide rear add-on. One of the four beds upstairs is en suite

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