Four of a kind... Two-bedroom apartments in Cork, Limerick, Galway and Dublin
41 The Fastnet, Lancaster Gate, Western Road, Cork city Centre: €475,000
This two-bedroom top floor apartment at The Fastnet has 66sqm of living space plus balconies and panoramic city views.
Built 11 years ago, it is in excellent decorative order and has a snug B2 BER.
It comes with its own private, covered parking space located beside an elevator that provides direct access to the top floor. This lift serves just two apartments which share a lobby, making the apartment nicely private.
No 41 occupies the full depth of the building, and floor-to-ceiling windows that lead out on to the front and rear balconies ensure that both the living and bedroom accommodation are filled with natural light.
The hallway has a solid oak wood floor and three-door storage cupboard, while living/kitchen/dining room is open plan and opens out on to a large south-facing balcony area that overlooks the internal courtyard.
There are two double bedrooms. The main bedroom, which is en suite, has access to a second balcony which has magnificent views out over the water and the city. The second bedroom has a corner window giving city views.
Lancaster Gate is adjacent to the gym, spa, bar and restaurant of the River Lee Hotel, and Cork city centre with its wealth of shops, cafes and restaurants. The famous covered English Market is a five-minute walk away.
Agent: Savills (021) 490 6342
By the sea in Salthill: €230,000
This first floor apartment in Radharc An Chlair is located in Salthill, a stone's throw away from the promenade and within walking distance of the city centre, which is also served by several bus routes. Salthill has bars, restaurants (including the much-loved Kai, where chef Jess Murphy is a consistent winner of awards), schools and its own 18-hole golf course. No 15 has a bright open-plan kitchen/dining/living room. There are two bedrooms and one main bathroom, plus a utility/ storage room. The development has secure private underground parking serviced by a lift, with one designated car parking space.
Agent: Sherry Fitzgerald Galway (091) 569 123
In the centre of Limerick: €149,000
506 Newtown House on Henry Street in Limerick city centre has 63sqm of living space. There's an open-plan living/breakfast area, a fitted kitchen and two double bedrooms. The main bedroom is en suite and there is a second bathroom. The apartment has electric storage heating and a BER of C3. Given the location within a short walk of O'Connell Street, with its shops, bars, cafes and restaurants, and the new Gardens International office development, which re-imagines William Roche's famous hanging gardens, the apartment will appeal to both investors and first-time buyers.
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (061) 418 000
In the heart of Dublin’s IFSC: €425,000
This two-bedroom apartment at 35 Aran House, Custom House Square, has recently been renovated and now has a new kitchen, bathrooms, and NEST controlled heating system. The BER is a cosy B2. With 70sqm of living space, the apartment has a hall, open plan living room, kitchen with access to a south-facing terrace, two double bedrooms and two bathrooms. Features include a designated parking space, high ceilings, a south-facing aspect and views out over an internal courtyard. Custom House Square is a modern, well-managed development adjacent to a Luas stop.
Agent: Owen Reilly (01) 677 7100