Cork City, with a population of 220,000 people is the Republic of Ireland’s second largest city and is the premier retail, commercial, administrative and educational centre in the south. Cork County is the largest county in Ireland and has a population in excess of 540,000 people. There was a 5.1% increase in population in Cork City and suburbs from 2011-2016. 35% of people in Cork City are aged between 20-39 compared with 28% nationally.
The National Planning Framework Strategy (Project Ireland 2040) has set a target population growth of 130,000 (over 50% increase) for Cork City over the life time of the Plan meaning Cork is set to be the fastest growing Irish City over the coming years.
Park Avenue is situated on South Douglas Road in an unrivalled location within close proximity to the wide range of amenities which are available in both Cork City Centre (1.5km) and Douglas Village (1.5km).
The surrounding area is predominantly residential in character with mature estate type developments including Kilcoman Lawn, Loreto Park and Heatherton. Dosco Business Park which includes a Cross Fit gymnasium, quality butchers and fresh fish store is also located adjacent. Christ the King Girls Secondary School, Douglas Community College and St. Finbarr’s Hospital are all located along South Douglas Road.
The location offers excellent access to and from the city centre and Douglas Village and is also within close proximity to the South Link road which connects the property to Cork International Airport, Mahon Point shopping centre and West Cork.