Knockrea House, Douglas, Co. Cork
Region €1,200,000 - Sale AgreedDetached House
5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Detached House
Lisney Cork (Residential)
Phone: 021 4275079
Key FeaturesLarge period property on an acre of mature gardens in a secluded setting yet within 1km of Cork City
3,750 Sq. Ft. of accommodation spread over two floors and boasting many of its original features and offers spacious living and bedroom accommodation
High ceilings, sash windows with shutters, stained glass in pannelled doors, original cornicing, centre roses and picture rails
Gas fired central heating
Large recessed double entrance gates with piers and a curved driveway lined with mature laurels leading to a gravel surfaced area with ample parking s
Knockrea House is a fine property extending to approx. 3,750 Sq. Ft. of accommodation spread over two floors and boasting many of its original features and offers spacious living and bedroom accommodation. The property while currently in use as offices with most of the original residence unaltered ensures that the property can easily be reinstated to residential use. With features including high ceilings, sash windows with shutters, stained glass in pannelled doors, original cornicing, centre roses and picture rails , plus gas fired central heating, its hard to imagine Knockrea House as anything other than a lovely family home.
Access to the property is through large recessed double entrance gates with piers and a curved driveway lined with mature laurels leading to a gravel surfaced area with ample parking space.
The mature gardens extend to approximately 0.95 acres with extensive planting of mature shrubs and trees. The property situated in this highly sought after residential location just before the entrance to Knockrea Park has been well maintained throughout and offers the discerning purchaser the chance to put their own stamp on it to return it to family residence once more.
2.11 x 3.85
Feature front door with arch fanlight overhead leading through to reception hall.
3.10 x 5.19
Double doors with stained glass and fan light to include stained glass leads from the entrance hall through to this spacious and bright reception hall with winding staircase leading to first floor. Access to drawing room, lounge and family room (currently in use as open plan reception area)
5.47 x 5.17 ( excluding bay)
Located to the front of the property with feature bay window and two large picture windows this room enjoys feature fireplace (although currently blocked off) and is ideal for entertaining . Original features to include cornicing, high skirtings and brass door furniture
5.17 x 5.47 (excluding bay)
A sister image of the drawing room this room looks in the opposite direction and captures the evening westerly sunshine. Again original features of high skirting boards, cornicing, picture rail, sash windows and shutters abound. Fireplace fitted although currently blocked off.
3.85 x 2.93
Ideally located just off the reception hall, this room is a perfect study. It enjoys large sash window.
4.27 x 3.81
Currently used as the reception area this room has two large windows overlooking the western side of the gardens and could with ease revert to a cosy family room.
7.02 x 6.91
Ideal for conversion to family bathroom at ground floor level.
2.58 x 4.36
Ideally suited as utility room currently in use as filing room and file server.
3.93 x 2.86
With floor and eye level units this room would work well if collapsed with the back kitchen the original the kitchen for this home. Looking east onto a lovely walled internal courtyard this room could benefit from a kitchen garden or could easily be glazed over.
4.13 x 3.9
This room was the original kitchen of this home and still enjoys the large fireplace area which could become home to an Aga. Collapsed with the current kitchen this area could become the heart of the house once more. Side door to gardens.
2.2 x 2
Located to the back of the kitchen.
Sweeping staircase with painted newels and varnished handrail. High stained glass window at half landing return with access through to annex. Cornicing and centre rose at landing level with drop down light.
5.47 x 2.87
Spacious and bright with two large sash windows complete with shutters overlooking the southern side. Fireplace fitted and picture rail.
5.46 x 2.87
A sister image to bedroom 1 this room is spacious and bright and enjoys again two large picture windows overlooking the southern side. Fireplace fitted.
5.26 x 3.86
Enjoying an easterly aspect this room has two windows and again fireplace fitted.
5.28 x 3.8
Fine double room
With separate ladies and gents toilet this area could easily be returned as family bathroom to serve the upper floor.
3.99 x 2.58
Spacious room overlooking courtyard garden below.
This property was last updated: 202 days ago
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