- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 273 m²
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Ferry House offers a rare opportunity to acquire a unique waterfront property in Castlepark, comprising two detached houses opening on to a secluded walled garden. The location on the waterfront has spectacular views of the river, the marina,and the inner harbour. James Fort peninsula national park and the Dock Beach are right on the doorstep while Kinsale is an easy walk or short boat ride away.
The main house is a cut stone building with origins in the early 19th century. It was completely renovated and extended in 1996 and accommodation includes porch opening into a gracious entrance hall with study. Two main rooms have a westerly aspect, two large windows, cassette fireplace or stove. The dining room flows into the kitchen/breakfast room and garden. A laundry/utility room with ample storage, guest wc, rear access hall to the attached garage complete the ground floor accommodation.
The top floor is dedicated to a large master suite €" bedroom with pitched ceiling, library space in the landing, bath/shower room with adjoining walk-in dressing room. The piece de resistance is the sunroom, a spectacular spot to enjoy the daytime sunshine and the evening sun as it sets over the river and Compass Hill. This room can be accessed both from the bedroom and the back staircase.
The quality finish is evident throughout, ceiling coving, wood panelling around doors and windows, functional shutters, handsome staircase, fittings, all combine to underline the Wow- factor of this lovely house.
The guest cottage is no less attractive The porch opens into a large open-plan kitchen/ living room with wood burning stove. A large sliding door opens onto the garden.
The free-standing staircase leads to two large double bedrooms with pitched ceiling and a shower room. This house has a concrete first floor
The integrated garage could be adapted as a work shop, storage space, possible office room or other accommodation.
The underfloor heating in both properties is oil-fired. Radiators are installed upstairs
The property has a double car port and additional room for car/boat storage between both houses behind gates.
The compact walled garden faces south and west capturing the sun all day.
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