Super Cooradarigan

Stylish finish puts West Cork property above the average, writes Rose Martin

SEA views, that’s the holy grail of West Cork holiday homes and this house at Weaver’s Cove also goes one further — it’s jlittle more than a stone’s throw off Cadogan Strand on Schull Harbour, so a swim is a mere stroll away.

And along with top of the list requirements like location and views, this Cooradarigan house is in superb order, stylishly finished and well above average, says Martin Swanton of Martin Swanton Properties.

Big, bright rooms, full height windows and a large, curved sun room are some of its attractive features, although the internal country pine finish might prompt a revamp with off-white eggshell paint.

But that’s a mere fly in the ointment of a property that extends to an acre of south-facing grounds with sensitive planting, a long driveway from the main road, (with electronic access gates) and a naturalised garden pond in one corner of the site.

The main house offers a substantial living room of 33’ by 23’, a dining room/ conservatory, fitted kitchen with pine units and Belfast sink and a separate utility. The bedroom wing has three good double rooms, with a main bathroom on the ground floor and comprehensive master suite on the first floor. This area also includes a galleried lounge of 30’ by 16’ that overlooks the living room.

Finally, there’s the separate guest annex or playroom, set to the rear of the house and with double doors leading to the garden: a spiral staircase leads to a first floor area and the annex measures a good, 24’ by 16’.

The property is open to offers, says Martin Swanton, and viewers looking for a high level holiday home, or even, retirement should definitely take a look at Weaver’s Cove. Not only does it have privacy, good space and sea views, but it’s also a short drive to Schull village.

VERDICT: A handsome house, with fine finishes and decorated to a high standard. A move-in proposition, properties of this quality are hard to get, so worth pitching an offer if it passes muster.


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