"Hillside", 9 Donovan's Road, Cork City, Co. Cork, T12E1T7
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"Hillside", 9 Donovan's Road, Cork City, Co. Cork, T12E1T7


4 Bed

2 Bath

107 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 107 m²
Savills is delighted to introduce Hillside, No.9 Donovan' s Road, a superb house situated outside the gate of one of Irelands' most prestigious educational institutions, University College This fantastically located home needs renovation but has massive potential as very convenient student rental accommodation, short term rental such as Airbnb, or as a fantastic family home. Approaching Hillside you will see one of the main access gates into UCC across the road. Going through the pedestrian gated entrance and just before you is the lovely wide exterior and bay window. Upon entering you are in the wide bright entrance hall with stairwell to the first floor. Just beyond, on the right is the spacious sittingroom with ornate fireplace with integrated gas fire and large bay window that takes full advantage of the lovely south-westerly light during the day. The kitchen and dining room has a fully fitted kitchen and direct access to a lovely garden. There is also another reception room on this level with access to a WC that could easily be used as bedroom four if required. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms and one single bedroom, along with a main bathroom. The back garden is relatively private and may allow further extension of the main house if required. This property is without any doubt a unique opportunity to acquire a fantastic long-term investment property and would equally suit as a family home. The local area is only a 15 walk to the city centre and boasts numerous amenities including bus services (just outside the property), shops, hospitals, second level and third level education, cinemas, excellent bus service, sports clubs, restaurants and much more besides. Hillside, No.9 Donovan' s Road is magnificent and adjacent to one of Ireland Premier Universities! Don' t Delay, Call Savills today! BER No: E1 BER Number: 116826207 Energy Performance Indicator: 355.3 kWh/m2/yr VIEWING By appointment with Savills Cork (021) 427 1371 or email:cork@savills.ie UCC 10m Bus Stop 35m Bons Secours Hospital 650m Mardyke Cricket Ground 850m Mardyke Sport Arena 950m Cork City Centre 1km Bus Station Parnell Place 2km Cork University Hospital 2.3km Kent Train Station 2.8km Munster Institute of Technology (MTU) 3.4km Cork Airport 6.8km Ground Floor Entrance Hallway A very welcoming large area with stairwell access to first floor, understairs storage. Sitting Room This large reception room overlooking the front of the property and has a full-length window allowing in plenty of natural light and taking full advantage of the south-western sunshine. This room includes, carpet, ornate fireplace with integrated gas fire, telephone point and large bay window. Kitchen / Diningroom Located at the rear of the house with good light and direct access to garden through a rear door. This spacious room has a fully fitted kitchen with extractor fan, gas cooker, dishwasher, blind. Living Room / Bedroom Four Located to the rear of the house this spacious room could be used a reception room or additional bedroom if needed. There is a WC just off this room. Landing Carpet, access to attic. Bedroom One A large bedroom with a bright and sunny bay window overlooking UCC. This lovely room includes carpet, blinds and fireplace. Bedroom Two A large room overlooking the rear garden with access to bedroom one and including, linoleum flooring, fireplace and sink. Bedroom Three A good-sized single room overlooking the front garden. Hotpress Ample storage and electric dual immersion. Outside This superb home has gated pedestrian access from Donovan' s Road, with the front garden laid out to lawn and a relatively private garden to the rear.

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Property Features

  • Superb 3/4-bedroom mid-terraced house
  • Approx. 107 sq m / 1158 sq. ft
  • Investment property with substantial rental potential
  • Possible family home in premium location
  • Located just outside UCC, within walking of all amenities
  • In need of renovation but with massive potential
  • Good front and rear gardens with potential to extend
  • GFCH / High speed broadband
  • Main Services / Fire safety system
  • UCC 10m, Bons Secours 650m, CUH 2.3km

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School NameSt. Joseph's National SchoolDistance430mPupils222
School NameSt Maries Of The IsleDistance590mPupils301
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School NameCork Educate Together National SchoolDistance950mPupils206
School NameGlasheen Girls National SchoolDistance970mPupils340
School NameGlasheen Boys National SchoolDistance970mPupils436
School NameBlarney Street CbsDistance990mPupils249
School NameStrawberry Hill Boys National SchoolDistance1.2kmPupils184
School NameStrawberry Hill National SchoolDistance1.2kmPupils335
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School NamePresentation Brothers CollegeDistance550mPupils710
School NameColáiste Éamann RísDistance1.1kmPupils608
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School NamePresentation Secondary SchoolDistance1.3kmPupils183
School NameCork College Of CommerceDistance1.4kmPupils27
School NameColáiste DaibhéidDistance1.4kmPupils218
School NameTerence Mac Swiney Community CollegeDistance1.6kmPupils280
School NameSt. Angela's CollegeDistance1.6kmPupils607
School NameSt Vincent's Secondary SchoolDistance1.6kmPupils238
School NameColáiste Chríost RíDistance1.7kmPupils503
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BER No: 116826207

Energy Performance Indicator: 355.3 kWh/m2/yr





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