Four on the market: in Co Waterford
A selection of four properties on the market in the sunny south east in county Waterford.
€179k DNG Morrissey Properties (058) 51000
If you were well to do in Lismore society, you might pay a visit to the heir of the Duke of Devonshire, who lives at Lismore Castle. If not, you can still go and play in his gardens, which are open to the public. About five kilometres from the castle is this traditional detached cottage that's been carefully renovated but still has authentic features. It has three bedrooms and one main reception room - a living room, dining room and kitchen - for a floor area of 1,000 sq ft. The grounds come to half an acre.
The Nunnery, Richardson’s Folly
€400k William Quinlan (051) 338 888
According to the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage, this two-storey detached house near St John's College in Waterford city centre dates from 1710. Since its inclusion in the inventory it's been extensively renovated, and while the sash windows have been replaced with PVC, there are still some authentic features within. It measures 2,368 sq ft and has five bedrooms - two with antique fireplaces and one with an en-suite and walk-in wardrobe. There are two receptions too as well as two kitchens.
Stonehill, Glen, Clonea Upper
€685k Denise Radley (058) 42168
It's described by the selling agents as "one of west Waterford's most spectacular homes", and Stonehill near Dungarvan is designed to impress. It's an architect-designed property consisting of a rambling cottage linked to a massive, domed barn-style wing. The total floor area is 3,000 sq ft including four bedrooms (one en-suite) and three large living rooms. It's on a one-acre site including two stables and a converted outhouse. The grounds also have a courtyard, patio and a raised deck with a hot tub and an infinity pool.
32 Castlewoods, Ballinamona
€800k Guiry Auctioneers (051) 349 263
Castlewoods is an exclusive estate of large detached houses at Ballinamona, a wooded park on the outskirts of Waterford City. Number 32 is on a half-acre site, with landscaped gardens, a deck and patio and a double garage. The house is 4,133 sq ft with five bedrooms on the first floor. Two have en-suites, including the master. Downstairs there's a lounge with a fireplace and large bay window, and a short flight of steps up to the dining room, where there's a door to the patio. The kitchen also has patio doors.