It is approx. 0.3 acres of private mature gardens on the edge of Cobh Town and dating from c. 1880. This fine historic dwelling has been carefully restored above and beyond its former glory. There are many modern conveniences you would expect of a new home making this property completely ready for the 21st Century.
Arriving, you will go down the long private gravelled driveway and arrive at your new home. Entering through the front door you will see the main hall with its lovely original pitch pine floors, high corniced ceilings and just beyond the beautiful stairwell to the first floor. Just to your left is the bright sitting room, which is a quite large room with its original Victorian fire-place with stove and again lovely pitched pine flooring. This absolutely beautiful room has French style doors to the south garden that allow light to stream in all day. There are large sliding doors that divide the Sitting room from the Living room also.
The Living room; equally spacious is next. This great room has an original fireplace with large windows overlooking the rear garden. Both these rooms have high ceilings, amazing original cornicing and centre rose features.
Across the hall you will find the kitchen and dining room. This room is well proportioned and has a very stylish fully fitted contemporary kitchen, an island and a super selection of appliances. Just beyond this is the utility room which has more brilliant kitchen-style storage units, an additional sink and is plumbed for a washing machine and dryer.
To the rear of the house is the beautifully tiled and decorated back hall and just off this is the guest WC.
On the first floor there are four large double bedrooms and one single bedroom. The Master Bedroom is located at the front of the house looking south over Cork Harbour. There is an en-suite and exquisite master bathroom also on this floor.
The gardens have a selection of wonderful mature native trees. The trees and hedging surrounding the property provides privacy, while there is a very good-sized lawn surrounding the house which is ideal for kids to play. There is a detached garage to the rear of the house which is ideal as a workshop or for storage.
All amenities are close by including the primary and secondary schools, shops, bus and train services, swimming pool and much more. Fota Wildlife Park only 7 minutes away by car.
No.2 has all the ingredients of super family home! This is an opportunity to acquire a property that has all the heavy lifting already done. Just move in and let the house look after you.
Cobh offers one an opportunity to live by the sea, with plenty of possibilities to sail or cruise in one of the most beautiful harbours in the world.
This house is ready for immediate occupation! Call Savills Now!!
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By appointment with Savills Cork
(021) 427 1371 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By car pass Fota Wildlife park, cross Belvelly bridge and turn right on to R624. Follow the road for 5.6km and turn left just after Great Island Motors. Drive up the hill for approx. 150, take your second right and you will see the sign for No.2 Norwood Villas. Alternatively, for SATNAV or Google Maps input: P24 FT68