- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 220 m²
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Cronody is a superb detached family home of approx. 2,370 sq. ft. positioned on approx. 1.3 acres of stunning gardens designed by award winning landscape artist Brian Cross, well known for designing the Millennium Garden at the Port of Cork. The array of luscious plants, trees and shrubs are complimented by the gorgeous backdrop of the views over the River Lee and Inniscarra Lake.
This truly unique property is bursting with charm and character which is immediately evident upon entering. There are two vehicular access points and through both you are greeted with a beautiful, original stone barn that has excellent scope for conversion to garage, home gym, office and much more (subject to planning permission). There is a large driveway to the front and side of the house offering ample parking for several cars.
The house itself was built in 1987 and has been lovingly maintained and upgraded to an excellent standard by its very house-proud owner. Throughout this fabulous family home are beautiful features such as the extra wide, reclaimed church doors, 11ft ceilings in the lounge, solid fuel stove with extra-large red brick surround and much more.
Accommodation is very well balanced between reception rooms and bedrooms. On the ground floor is the entrance hall with WC. To the left is the large, dual aspect lounge which is ideal for entertaining with the hallway then leading to the right of the house where you will find the kitchen / dining room which is interconnected with the living room. The house was cleverly designed with all living accommodation to the front to maximise the natural light from the southerly aspect and stunning views.
On the second floor are three generously proportioned double bedrooms (one ensuite) recently upgraded family bathroom as well as a study and home office.
The property is ideally located in the tranquil village of Dripsey and 15 miles from Cork City making it ideally suited for those who wish to purchase a home in a rural setting but within easy commuting distance of all amenities and services. The property is a perfect opportunity for those wishing to escape to country living with all modern conveniences nearby as well as having the Inniscarra lake, Coachford greenway and Farran Woods all within minutes of the front door.
Entrance Hall 1.80 x 4.90. Accessed via the porch, the welcoming entrance hall has tiled flooring, dado rail and stepped access leading to the kitchen / dining area.
WC 2.08 x 0.96. Two-piece suite with 1/2 tiled walls and centre light.
Lounge 4.23 x 8.60. The incredibly impressive lounge is the perfect room for entertaining and is flooded with natural light. It has wonderful features such as reclaimed, extra wide church door, 11ft ceiling, picture rails, pitched pine flooring & ornate cast-iron fireplace. There is also a sliding door leading to the meticulously maintained gardens.
Kitchen / Dining Room 5.59 x 4.12. The kitchen / dining area is very modern and has been recently upgraded to a superb standard. Natural light pours in from the large bay window which also offers stunning countryside & lake views. This room features amtico flooring, recessed lighting, floor & eye-level units, kitchen island / breakfast bar, integrated oven, hob & dishwasher giving the kitchen a clean, sleek finish. The family room is adjacent, creating a lovely flow to the house.
Family Room 4.93 x 3.63. Located just off the kitchen, the cosy family room has laminate wood flooring, bay window giving great natural light and gorgeous views. There is a solid fuel stove with extra large, red brick surround and beautiful mantlepiece with custom-fitted bookshelves to either side.
Utility Room 3.58 x 3.72. Generously proportioned utility room offering excellent additional worktop & storage space. There is plumbing for washing machine and access to the rear garden.
Bedroom 1 4.26 x 5.01. Beautiful double bedroom positioned to the front of the house with bespoke window seat to take in the breathtaking countryside and water views. There is carpet flooring, centre light and floor to ceiling and wall to wall fitted wardrobes.
Ensuite 4.24 x 1.04. Three-piece shower suite with 1/2 tiled walls and centre light.
Bedroom 2 3.45 x 3.46. Double bedroom to the front of the house offering beautiful views. There is carpet flooring, centre light, whb and storage unit.
Bedroom 3 4.20 x 2.71. Double bedroom to the front of the house with wonderful views. Carpet flooring, centre light and whb with custom fitted storage unit.
Bathroom 2.08 x 3.62. Very large and modern 5 piece suite with recessed lighting, velux window and tiled flooring & walls.
Office 1.81 x 3.63. Ideal home office looking out to the original stone barn. There is timber flooring and centre light.
Study 2.82 x 3.63. Multi-purpose room which would make an ideal study, home office, gym or childrens play room. There is a velux window, whb and fitted storage.
Continue to Dripsey on the R618, pass Griffin Garden Centre on your left and come into Dripsey Village. Pass the two pubs, go over the bridge and follow the road around to the next crossroads. At these crossroads take a left. Continue on this road for about 2km and veer right up the hill, stay on this road until you come to another V on the road, stay left and the house is on the left. See Sherry Fitzgerald sign on the property
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