PROPERTY

Three Cork city investments worth a combined €3 million-plus coming to open market

THREE retail-based Cork city investments, worth a combined €3 million-plus and each promising a yield of c.8.25% come to the open market this week with Cushman & Wakefield, pitched at private investors, and to those in search of pension income.

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Investments back on the block with apartments in Mallow

AN investment block of 24 modern, purpose built apartments in the heart of the north Cork town of Mallow has come to market as one lot, at an average price of c.€99,000 per unit.

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Caffe Nero has irons in the fire at Ovens bar in Cork city

London-based coffee shop chain Caffe Nero is seeking to open at least two outlets in Cork City, three years after arriving in Dublin where it now has nine cafes.

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House of the week: Kerry Pike, Cork €285,000 - €365,000

The O’Flynn Group this weekend launches a brand new development of 144 new-builds. 

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Watch: This classic old Cork city villa is on the market for €1.5m

Tommy Barker reports on a classic old Cork city villa which has been thoroughly — and spectacularly — modernised.

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Watch: Delivery of upmarket homes continues in Kinsale with detached homes at old convent site

Five of the nine houses are being released today at prices of €585,000 and €595,000, and a showhouse is also open at No 3 from 2pm to 4pm says agent Evan O’Toole of Savills.

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Classic style and acres of space in Co Limerick home

Trish Dromey views a fine architect-designed home in Co Limerick with graceful proportions and sculpted gardens.

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Gallery: Mature residence in Beaumont, Cork, is ripe for a quick sale

Generous sites are a hallmark of the Beaumont area in Cork’s south suburbs and this home at No 9 Dundanion Road is no exception.

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This Limerick city Victorian home has many of its original features

When the owners of 4 Shannon Terrace on Limerick’s South Circular Road pulled up the carpets and tore down the wallpaper of their new home, they were very pleasantly surprised.

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Conna home is colourful and characterful, like many of its owners

Angela Lansbury is just one of the notable previous owners of this intriguing home, writes Trish Dromey.

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A majestic makeover pays off for this Cork City terrace house

The owners have ensured No 175 Blarney St is no traditional terrace house, writes Trish Dromey.

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Sloping site benefits from split level design in Mallow, Co Cork

Estate agent Liam Murphy guides the extremely well kept home, one whose design has stood the test of time, at €285,000, the price of a city semi-d.

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Push the boat out at Arthurstown, Wexford

Smashing estuary views over the River Barrow estuary, to County Waterford, come gratis with this mid-terraced gem, called Beach Pearl.

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Trading up: Douglas Road, Cork €550,000

Listed at €550,0000 with Hugh McPhillips of Marshs, this is a quality four-bed home of about 2,000 sq ft, with perfect south-west rear aspect to its patio and back garden.

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Trading up: Maryborough Hill, Cork €415,000

Built around 2000, No 15 stretches to a bit over 1,300 sq ft and is guided at €415,000 by selling agent Jeremy Murphy, who says it comes with well-tended gardens as well as an immaculate interior.

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Trading up: Kerry Pike, Cork €375,000

The name of this Kerry Pike, detached bungalow home on a quarter acre of gardens is ‘Comme Je Trouve’, and it’s the Kilkenny Ormond/Butler family motto and crest of arms. 

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Trading up: Glasheen, Cork €245,000

When the first and only-ever owner of Clomona moved into her new home in the first half of the 1900s, there were fields all around her Glasheen purchase. Now, many decades later, it’s all houses.

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Starter home: Whitegate, East Cork €265,000

‘People move to Whitegate as a lifestyle choice,’ says the auctioneer of this home in the village, reports Trish Dromey.

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Starter home: Ballinlough, Cork €250,000

Trish Dromey on an affordable Cork city three-bed detached home.

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Starter home: Blackrock, Cork €220,000

Tucked away in a cul-de-sac off the ever-popular Blackrock Road, No 1 Sunnyside in Barrington’s Avenue is a recently modernised end-of-terrace two-bed house.  

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Price reduced for offices in Limerick Technology Park

A recent price reduction, down from €1.3 million to €990,000, will bring an office/production investment at Limerick’s National Technological Park to the attention of investors, and end-users.

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Sitewatch: 18 acres in Glounthaune, Cork

Development land just east of Cork city, at Glounthaune and near the commuter rail station, has come up for sale, described as “a prime residential development opportunity” by Frank Ryan and Seamus Costello of Cushman & Wakefield.

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Zoned land has planning for 85 homes

A house stand price equating to just over €8,000 per home is attached to the proposed sale 9.4 acres of zoned development land at Annabella, Mallow, in Cork.

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Sitewatch: Charleston House, Midleton, Cork, €3.65m

The sale of ten acres of stunningly-set development land around the historic Charleston House, on the edge of East Cork’s Midleton at Ballinacurra, will be one to watch for future trends, and as an indicator of the state of the still dysfunctional housing market, at a time of rapidly-rising house prices.

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Watch: This fine Midleton home is steeped in history

Buffered by its manicured acres, this elegant home links Ireland’s story of barley and brewing, writes Tommy Barker.

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21st-century tech spec thatch by the sea on market for €395,000

Owners have worked for the Sultan of Brunei, and appear handsomely rewarded, writes Tommy Barker.

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Watch: House of the week - Glasheen Road, Cork €650,000

Back to front, and sideways on, the family home called Trinity Manse, on a genteel section of Cork city’s Glasheen Road, is an intriguing home, of character, charm, and history.

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Watch: 1880s Victorian semi in Cork City on market for €650,000

Tommy Barker views a four-storey beauty which has been enhanced by its previous owners on Cork’s Blackrock Road.

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Brimming with light and space, this home boasts loads of clever touches

This Annesgrove, Carrigtwohill home is far too sassy to fit the straightforward description of it as a dormer home.

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26 house scheme, launching next week, creates a buzz in Riverstick

Prices go from €225,000 for a mid-terraced four-bed, end ones are €230,000, and three-bed semis are €240,000. Four-bed semis are tops, at €250,000, and some are already pre-booked.

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