Modern detached home in Tramore with classic touch

Trish Dromey says there is an option of almost three acres of land with this superb, modern detached Co Waterford home.

Castletown, Tramore €430,000

204 sq m (2,200 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 4

Bathrooms: 3

BER: C1

DETACHED, spacious and well kept, this property at Castletown near Tramore, Co Waterford, is on a three acre site, which is a bit more than you might expect for a property of its type.

Selling agents Lawrence & McDonald are seeking offers of €430,000 for the 2,200 sq ft house and the 3.3 acres of land. They say purchasers could use the land for a variety of purposes, including horses, but for buyers who don’t want a large site, they are willing to discuss selling the house on the half-acre which surrounds it.

The property was built in the late 1990s by the owners, one of whom is a stonemason and who carried out the stone facing on the exterior and the detached garage and some interior brickwork.

A good-sized family home, the house has a carpeted living room with a large fireplace alcove fitted with a solid fuel stove. Unusually for a modern house, the owners have put in picture rails — and have used them to good effect.

To the rear there’s a second sitting room with maple flooring and a glazed area resembling a mini conservatory

Also at this level is a utility room as well as kitchen with pine units, granite worktops, an island unit and ceiling beams. At the back there is a large sunroom with a timber ceiling and redbrick walls.

The first floor has four bedrooms with built-in wardrobes. The main bedroom has an en suite shower and the bathroom has a Jacuzzi bath,

Fitted with a stove and oil fired heating with a combi -boiler, the house has a C1 energy rating.

Time and effort has been spent on the gardens which have a large brick edged patio, mature trees and shrubs, colourful flowers and well-tended lawns. At the side is a 550 sq ft detached garage and to the rear there is a large block built outhouse.

The location, three miles from both Tramore and Waterford city is expected to be a strong selling point. The selling agents say it’s close to the outer ring road and to the sought-after Castletown development at Ballinamona and is already getting good interest from trade up buyers.

VERDICT: An attractive house with beautiful gardens and lots of land


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