Property could appeal to a buyer who wants to build a nest egg from a B&B, or who just wants to be a little self-sufficient, says Trish Dromey.
Sq m 179 (1,920 sq ft)
Best Feature: Stage a coop
Mountain View near Newmarket is much more than just a house, it’s a pet-friendly B&B with a chicken coop, a wildlife pond, a small orchard, and a vegetable garden.
For an asking price of €195,000, a buyer is offered an attractive five-bed detached house as well half an acre of gardens with flower beds, a stream and a Spanish BBQ.
For this, the owners are willing to include most of the furniture - and all of the chickens.
It’s back on the market after a sale fell through, with Barry Auctioneers saying it has wonderful space for family living.
Agent Tony Barry believes it to could appeal to a buyer who wants to operate a similar enterprise or to one who just wants to keep chickens, grow vegetables, and be a little self sufficient.
Located two-and-a-half miles from Newmarket, the house was built in 2000 and has over 2,200 sq ft of living space.
Mr Barry says its well kept and in very good order, with double-glazed windows, oil heating, cavity wall insulation and a C2 energy rating.
Accommodation includes a spacious laminate floored living room with a stove and a 23 ft long kitchen/dining room with modern units and a bay window.
There’s also a utility room and one en-suite bedroom at ground level.
The upper floor has a bathroom and four more bedrooms, one with an en-suite In the gardens, there’s a raised bed for growing potatoes, beans and other veg, a large chicken pen, a covered aviary and a garage.
Behind the house there’s a patio, a clematis-covered pergola and a BBQ.
VERDICT: An opportunity to live the good life.
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