Trading up: Dunmore East, Waterford, €350,000

The Shrubbery in Dunmore East doesn’t just have views of the sea – it also has views of Hook Head lighthouse and of all the fishing boats, yachts and Tall Ships that sail across the harbour.

Size: 122 sq m (1,313 sq ft)

Bathrooms: 2 

Bedrooms: 4 


Set on an elevated site above the fishing village, the four bed bungalow and its garden serve as a good observation point for watching marine traffic pass by.

Built in 1989, the 1,300 sq ft property is described by selling agents Remax auctioneers as a well-maintained family home.

Trading up: Dunmore East, Waterford, €350,000

“The key selling points are the panoramic views and the fact that it’s within a five minute walk from Dunmore East,’’ says auctioneer Margaret Fogarty who believes it could be bought for holidays or for family living.

Accommodation in the L-shaped bungalow includes a kitchen with fitted units as well as a carpeted sitting /dining room which has a timber panelled ceiling, a stove and a large window looking out across to Hook Head.

There’s also a utility room, a WC, a bathroom and four carpeted bedrooms including one with an en suite.

Fitted with oil-fired central heating it has double glazed windows and an E1 energy rating.

The gardens are lawned with a patio and a chimnea which is painted black and white to match Hook Head lighthouse across the harbour. Previously on the market with a guide of €400,000, the property now has an asking price of €350,000.

VERDICT: A sea view with a bungalow.


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