What will €299,000 buy in Walkinstown and west Cork?
Town & Country: a three-bed mid-terrace in Dublin or a four-bed stone house in Macroom
Town: 11 St James Road, Walkinstown, Dublin 12
Address: 11 St James Road, Walkinstown, Dublin 12
Agent: Ray Cooke Auctioneers
This 107sq m (1,150sq ft) house with south-facing garden has a living room, kitchen/dining room, conservatory, bathroom and three bedrooms. An attic conversion is used as a fourth bedroom. There is a block shed in the garden. The house needs an update.
Plus A south-facing back garden
Minus That crazy-paving façade is very last century
Address: Carriganine, Macroom, west Cork
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald Hinchion
Close to the walls of the Macroom Castle demesne, this renovated stone house comes with 0.75 acres of land. The 232sq m (2,500sq ft) house has exposed stone walls and timber beams. Accommodation includes two living rooms with stoves, a kitchen with Liscannor stone floor, four bedrooms (two with en suites), and a bathroom with roll-top bath.
Plus A double-height nine metre-long living room
Minus A narrow internal corridor is an uninspired layout solution