Room for creature comforts in Watergrasshill

Trish Dromey visits a Watergrasshill bungalow with luxury packed into every corner

Watergrasshill, Co Cork

Size: 350 (3,773 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 6

Bathrooms: 2


Best Feature: Play on

ALL THE space and home comforts a family could wish for, as well as scenic countryside views, are on offer at this detached dormer bungalow near Watergrasshill in East Cork.

Building in 2004 on an elevated site around 5km outside the village, the owners called their home Caha View.

Although you can’t see quite as far as the Caha mountains on Beara you can, according to auctioneer Joe Organ, see across to Galtee Mór and Cork Airport.

Room for creature comforts in Watergrasshill

“On a really clear day you can even see the outline of Ballycotton in the distance,’’ he adds.

The space on offer includes a six-bedroomed, roughly 3,800 sq ft property as well as a site of three quarters of an acre, which has both a detached double garage and an extra large shed.

Comforts on offer include a huge entertainment room with a built-in bar where the family plays table tennis, snooker and board games listens to music on a jukebox and watches TV.

And for additional relaxation the main bathroom has been equipped with an 11-jet Jacuzzi bath and a built in TV.

As can be expected for a property of this size it has generously proportioned rooms.

Room for creature comforts in Watergrasshill


This includes a 25 ft long kitchen/ TV room which has French pippy oak units tiled flooring, integrated appliances and an archway leading in to a timber floored living area which has a Mexican pine fireplace with a stove.

To the front of the property there’s an oak floored family room with a Ballydesmond stone fireplace with a stove while at the rear there is a sunroom and a small utility room.

The main bathroom is on the ground floor which also has two oak floored bedrooms including one which could be used as a playroom.

Stretching from front to back, the very large L-shaped entertainment room has oak and carpet flooring and a pale blue bar counter.

Room for creature comforts in Watergrasshill

Upstairs there are four large bedrooms with ash flooring and Velux windows, including one with a walk in wardrobe and an en suite.

Accessed though stone pillars with electric gates, the property has extensive lawns with ample space for playing To the side there’s a double garage with roller shutter doors and behind it, a 38ft-long lofted shed offering space a new owner could use for some kind of home enterprise.

Seeking offers of €475,000 , Mr Organ reckons this is excellent trade up.

“It’s spacious, very well maintained, has a high B2 BER rating and is just a five-minute drive from the M8 and a 15-minute one from the Dunkettle Interchange.’’

Room for creature comforts in Watergrasshill

VERDICT: extra spacious with extra comforts


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