Four on the market... in Waterford
A selection of four properties in the city in the south east.
Ashton House, Kilcannon €300k
REA O'Shea o'toole, (051) 876757
Ashton House, near Annestown, was designed by an architect who favoured traditional materials and a not at all traditional form. The house itself is C-shaped, and it adjoins a straight extension consisting of a car port and garage. It measures 3,500 sq ft with a living room, sitting room, kitchen, bathroom and two bedrooms, one en-suite, on the ground floor, and another three bedrooms on the first floor, two en-suite. It's set on three quarters of an acre.
6 Castlewoods, Ballinamona
€550k RE/MAX Property Specialists, (051) 843684
Castlewoods is an exclusive estate of large detached houses in woods at Ballinamona, on the outskirts of Waterford City. Number 6 has a brick finish and stands on 0.7 of an acre, enclosed by stone walls and adjoining a patch of woodland. At 2,691 sq ft, it has three ground floor reception rooms, an open-plan kitchen/dining room, utility room and shower room. The first floor has four bedrooms, including the en-suite master with a balcony and walk-in wardrobe.
€375k Property Partners Barry Herterich, (051) 330465
'Belvedere' is the last in a small terrace of Victorian townhouses at Lower Branch Road, overlooking the seaside. was built around 1860, just as tourism had begun to flourish in the town after the arrival of the railway in 1853. It needs some restoration, but its period features are intact. The ground floor has a drawing room, dining room, study, kitchen, pantry and utility. Upstairs, there are seven bedrooms, a bathroom and toilet. Total floor space is 3,767 sq ft and there's a 420 sq ft garage at the rear.
Fruit Hill, Dungarvan
€295k REA Spratt, (058) 42211
Equestrian and horticulture fans may be interested in this architect-designed house on Fruit Hill, about five kilometres from Dungarvan and overlooking the bay in the distance. It's 2,077 sq ft in size, with three bedrooms, a sitting room with a raised wood-burning stove and a gallery landing above it, a kitchen/breakfast room with French doors to the garden, and a utility. It sits on 0.71 of an acre, with stables, a workshop and tack room, as well as a polytunnel, vegetable beds and a grove of apple trees.