Cobh, Co Cork €249,000
88sq m (950sq ft)
To take full advantage of the harbour views on the first floor, the owners of 3 Roches Terrace in Cobh moved their main living space upstairs.
Since buying the two bed terrace property two years ago they reversed the order of the layout and also carried out comprehensive modernisation. “They took everything out except the walls — it’s a well-planned renovation with a small extension at the rear and is bright, airy and contemporary,’’ says auctioneer Johanna Murphy seeking offers of €249,000.
In the newly-reconfigured 950 sq ft property, the ground floor now has a bathroom, a utility area and two bedrooms, one en suite.
Upstairs is an open plan timber floored living area with a stove and a bright kitchen lit by roof lights which has pale grey contemporary units with multicoloured door knobs and a centre island.
The property has a patio at ground level and a terrace outside the kitchen with views of the gardens of the Mount, a Benedictine priory. From the front window there are views across the rooftops to the harbour.
Fitted with tilt and turn double glazed windows and gas heating the house has a C3 BER rating The Property Price Register records that this property sold for €76,000 in July 2016.
Verdict: Contemporary and very central.