Trading up: Crosshaven, Co Cork €395,000

BUILT into the rock face on Point Road near the seaside village of Crosshaven, this stone-faced property has a balcony and a great view of the harbour.

Monaville is eight years old (it was on the market in 2007, seeking €750,000) has 2,300 sq ft of accommodation spread over three floors and has been very well cared for. Interesting features include the front balcony and the fact that the main living area is on the first floor while the bedrooms are on the ground floor and in the attic.

On the first floor the house has a dining room and large kitchen/living room which has cherry wood units and a breakfast bar and an oak flooring living area with a stove. One set of patio doors opens onto the front balcony and a second opens on to a patio at the rear.

At ground level the house has a utility room, a wet-room and three oak floored bedrooms including an en suite.

Up in the attic space there’s a master bedroom with an en suite and a separate study.

On the market with Dennehy Properties, Monaville also has an attached workshop, a patio, a terrace at a higher level and a concrete parking area at the side. At the end of Point Road, Monaville is within a 10-minute walk of Crosshaven village and its yacht -filled marina.

Sq m: 213 (2,300 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 4

BER rating: Pending

Broadband: Yes

VERDICT: Great views and space.


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