Kabul House, Ferrybank, Arklow, Wicklow
Kabul House, Ferrybank, Arklow, Wicklow, four-bedroom detached home, €375,000
The unusually named Kabul House in Ferrybank, Arklow, Co Wicklow, was built in the late 1800s by John Butler, who served in the second Afghan war in the British army.
Built at a time when space was not an issue, the two-storey, double-fronted property extends to 163sqm (1,775 sq ft) in size and retains all of its character and charm. It comes to the market in good order.
The accommodation opens with a quarry-tiled entrance hall leading to a large sitting room with a bay window, tiled fireplace and original doors.
The dining room is bright and spacious, while the study features a fireplace with a cast-iron surround. It overlooks the garden.
The kitchen/breakfast room has two large windows, fitted wall and floor units and integrated appliances. Also on the ground floor is a fully tiled shower room with heated floor and electric shower.
Moving upstairs, there are four bedrooms. The biggest features a cast-iron fireplace, original doors and fitted wardrobes. Each of the three remaining bedrooms have views over the gardens. There is also a rear landing with access to a balcony.
The bathroom is partially tiled and features a cast iron bath with shower.
Kabul House is close to the Bridgewater shopping complex, main street, the leisure centre and beach.
It has a BER rating of F.
Enquiries to Peter Mills Auctioneers on 0402 32911