Tuesday 20 February 2018

Four Cork homes on the market for under €400k with four bedrooms

Ardrostig house, Bishopstown, Co Cork €375,000

Bramble Lane
Ros Ard
Uam Var

Four homes of a kind in Cork

At home in Ardrostig

Ardrostig House, Bishoptown, Co Cork

For Sale: €375k

Although Ardrostig House is being marketed as a site and development opportunity, the detached bungalow could form the basis for a large contemporary house, subject to planning permission.

The price recently dropped by €125,000 too, making it a more attractive proposition for a family home.

Ardrostig House comes on a one-third of an acre site with access to the main Cork-Bandon road, immediately adjacent to the service station by the Bishopscourt Roundabout.

The property is aimed primarily at builders and developers, and there is the potential for a number of different residential or commercial possibilities, subject, again, to planning permission. The existing house is a large detached bungalow situated on a large level site directly behind a commercial unit, and has a legal right of way access to and from the main road.

Ardrostig has 150sqm of living space, and has been rented out for some years.

The accommodation includes an entrance hallway, living room, sitting room and kitchen / dining room, five bedrooms and two bathrooms.

The house is close to the flagship Dunnes Stores at Bishopscourt; there are also branches of Tesco and Aldi.

Bishopstown has a population of over 24,000. It is the home of CIT and has a large student population. There are three secondary schools - Mount Mercy College, Bishopstown Community College and Colaiste an Spioraid Naoiamh, as well as a number of primary schools. Boston Scientific is one of the principal employers in the area.

Agent: ERA Downey McCarthy (021) 490 5000


Lakeside Lovely

For sale: €260k

Bramble Lane

3 Bramble Lane in the Castlelake development in Carrigtwohill is a semi-detached house in turn-key condition with 128sqm of living space. There's a modern fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and bright reception rooms that include a living room and separate dining room. There is a utility room and guest lavatory on the ground floor. Upstairs there are four bedrooms, with the master en suite, plus a family bathroom. One of the bedrooms is currently used as a study. All the bedrooms have built-in wardrobes. The garden is nicely landscaped and not overlooked. Castlelake is a maturing estate with plenty of young families that has attractive green areas and a lake as well as an Aldi supermarket within its bounds.

Agent: Coldwell Banker Carlton Estates (021) 427 4324


Glanmire Gem

For Sale: €350k

Ros Ard

14 Ros Ard in Upper Glanmire has five bedrooms, three bathrooms and 175sqm of living space, making it ideal for young and growing families. Two of the bedrooms are en suite, and the downstairs kitchen/dining/living space is open plan; there is also a separate sitting room. The kitchen has wooden units and granite worktops and a range of integrated appliances - dishwasher, hob, double oven and microwave - included in the sale. There's a separate utility room and a guest lavatory on the ground floor. Outside, the garden has a patio that's accessed from the kitchen/dining room and a soft play area for children, as well as a lawn, nicely planted raised beds and attractive shrubs. A Barna shed is fitted with two double sockets and electric light.

Agent: DNG Murphy Condon (021) 482 1788


Bishopstown Belle

For sale: €365k

Uam Var

67 Uam Var Avenue in Bishopstown in Cork's western suburbs, close to the link road network, is a spacious bungalow with good natural light, a rear extension and attic conversion. It is a comfortable home in a location convenient to schools and shops that would suit a growing family. The attic was converted in the late 1990s and the house has had underpinning and drains work done earlier this year. The rear extension incorporates a smart modern kitchen with integrated appliances, and family room, with French doors to the garden. There are three bedrooms on the ground floor as well as two attic rooms, and the house has 100.8sqm of living space plus 46sqm in the attic. Outside, there's a decent-sized garden with a shed.

Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (021) 427 3041

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