To take full advantage of the harbour views on the first floor, the owners of 3 Roches Terrace in Cobh moved their main living space upstairs.
Size: 88sq m (950sq ft)
BER Rating: C3
Since buying the two bed terrace property two years ago they reversed the order of the layout and also carried out comprehensive modernisation.
“They took everything out except the walls — it’s a well-planned renovation with a small extension at the rear and is bright, airy and contemporary,’’ says auctioneer Johanna Murphy seeking offers of €249,000.
In the newly-reconfigured 950 sq ft property, the ground floor now has a bathroom, a utility area and two bedrooms, one en suite.
Upstairs is an open plan timber floored living area with a stove and a bright kitchen lit by roof lights which has pale grey contemporary units with multicoloured door knobs and a centre island.
The property has a patio at ground level and a terrace outside the kitchen with views of the gardens of the Mount, a Benedictine priory. From the front window there are views across the rooftops to the harbour.
Fitted with tilt and turn double glazed windows and gas heating the house has a C3 BER rating The Property Price Register records that this property sold for €76,000 in July 2016.
Verdict: Contemporary and very central.
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