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What else could you get for the €975,000 pricetag on this Cork mansion?

We take a look at what around €975,000 would get you in the rest of the country.
Aug 6th 2015, 4:00 PM 3,845 0

LISHEEN HOUSE IS set in its own grounds overlooking Courtmacsherry Bay in Kilbrittain, Co Cork. 

It has been upgraded and modernised by its current owners but is said to maintain its “original charm and character”.

It has two acres of gardens which hold mature trees, flowers, hedge rows and a vegetable garden.

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Within the property there are a number of interesting and unique features. A downstairs reception area holds a feature original fireplace with a marble surround and French doors that lead out onto the conservatory.

Its outbuildings include a wine cellar, a boiler room and a gazebo spa.

It is on the market for €975,000.

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Here is what around €975,000 would buy you in the rest of the country…


This home, called Lady Margaret’s House, is just moments away from Kinnegar Beach and Rathmullen Beach. The current owners have been in possession of the home for the past 40 years and have kept it in good condition.

Inside the home has nine bedrooms and has been finished to a high condition throughout. It also has an annexed contemporary lodge, providing additional accommodation.

It is on the market for €975,000

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Dromina House is located across from Woodstown Beach and is around eight miles from Waterford city.

Inside the property has six bedrooms spread out across 5,000 sq. ft. of floor space. It was originally built in the 18th century and retains a number of its features from that time. Special among these is the ceiling rose in its entrance hall.

The property was extensively refurbished in the 1980s and has been maintained to a high standard since then.

It is on the market for €925,000.

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The Georgian residence in Dun Laoghaire is typical of much of the architecture in the local area. It has a total floor space of more than 3,000 sq. ft. and was originally built in the 1830s.

The property has two separate self-contained apartments at ground floor level that can be rented out or alternatively incorporated into the main residence.

It is on the market for €985,000.

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