DescriptionSavills is delighted to introduce Algonquin, an exceedingly beautiful 5 bed detached home built in the late 1930's and situated in one of Cork most sought after residential areas.
This fantastic property has been spectacularly renovated since 2004 and been decorated to the highest levels. Located on c. 0.72 acres of mature gardens, this idyllic family home has the benefit mature trees and has a spectacular selection of plants and shrubs, providing sanctuary and total privacy.
Approaching this magnificent home, you will see a wide entrance with imposing pillars, long classic gravel driveway and large set down area. Immediately you will be struck by the awesome display of colour from the garden and surrounds.
Upon entering Algonquin, you with see the beautiful entrance hall with a quintessential 1930's feel that has access to all the main reception rooms and beyond.
The sitting room, just to the right, is an impressively grand room with outstanding views of the garden. There is a bay window facing south and wonderful window overlooking the terraced lawns. The decoration in this room is very impressive, with a large ornate Valentia Island slate fireplace as its focal point.
Moving along you will enter the study, which would easily double as another reception room. This wonderful room is again facing south and has a patio door with access to the garden below.
The next is the living room which is open plan to the kitchen/dining room. This is by far the largest space in the house and is a super family space. The floor is an amazing polished concrete and there is a fully fitted contemporary kitchen with a selection of great appliances. In addition, your eyes will be drawn to the large glazed area with sliding patio doors that open the room to the warm south facing veranda. This area is simply perfect for entertaining and gives a great vantage point to relax and enjoy the wildlife in the garden.
There is also a very generously size back kitchen/utility that is idea for catering when entertaining for a large party. The kitchen has a pantry and storage rooms adjacent for additional storage. This floor also has a guest WC.
Ascending the very chic 1930's staircase you will arrive at a wide landing that feeds into the sleeping quarters.
There are five double bedrooms on this floor (two with en-suite!), positioned perfectly overlooking the garden and taking in the bright southern light. The master bedroom is very generous in size and has a walk-in wardrobe, en-suite and take in the view from many vantage points.
Also, on this floor is a very well spec'd out main family bathroom and again more storage rooms.
Adjacent to the main house is the double garage which is ideal as a workshop, studio, or perhaps an office or further accommodation. This was originally used as stables and a garage and is ideal additional storage.
The garden is not overlooked and provides total seclusion, relaxing green space idea for those who love gardens, nature, barbequing and entertaining! There is an exceptional selection of trees, shrubs and flowers, including a mature wisteria hugging the house.
The local area is only a ten-minute drove to the city centre and boasts numerous amenities including shops, great schools, train station, bus service, sports clubs, restaurants and much more besides.
BER No: D1
BER Number: 103157772
Energy Performance Indicator: 234.42 kWh/m2/yr
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Entrance Hallway A beautiful large area with a gallery at first floor level overlooking, with tall windows allowing natural light into the space. Solid walnut flooring, Chandelier, beautiful staircase to first floor, light fittings.
Sittingroom A large and well-proportioned room overlooking front, back and side garden. Valentia Island slate fireplace with solid walnut flooring, a large bay window looking south, lightings, down lights, TV point, cornicing to ceiling.
Study Solid walnut flooring, patio door to garden, light fittings, TV point, telephone point, down lighting.
Livingroom Bright open plan room with the kitchen/diningroom and has a large bay window overlooking garden, beautiful polished concrete flooring, TV point, light fittings.
Kitchen/Dining A superbly large space with a beautiful polish concrete flooring, fully fitted contemporary designed kitchen with a great selection of appliances and generous breakfast counter. Of course, the pies de resistance is the tall glazed unit with large patio door that allow seamless flow to the veranda and garden. Double oven, five ring gas hob, dishwasher, extractor fan, recess light fittings, especially designed recess ceiling feature.
Pantry Just off the kitchen and proving plenty of storage.
Back Kitchen/Utility This a large room ideal for catering and as a washroom, beautiful polished concrete floor, fitted kitchen unit and plumbed for washing machine and dryer.
Back Hall Allowing access to the exterior with two good sized storage rooms just off the back hall.
Landing/Gallery Ascending the magnificent stairs, you will arrive at the landing, a wide area overlooking the front of the house. From here there is direct access to the sleeping quarters. Semisolid walnut flooring, chandelier, down lights, bay window on half landing, recess lighting.
Master Bedroom (One) The largest of the bedrooms, this beautiful room has superb views of the garden and great light. semisolid walnut flooring, blinds, light fitting, down lights and TV point.
Ensuite Fully tiled, shower, contemporary designed bathroom ware including WC, WHB, shower, blinds, large mirrors, recess light fittings.
Walk-in Wardrobe Ample storage, clothes hanging facility.
Bedroom Two Overlooking the garden and facing south, with room includes, semisolid walnut flooring, recess light fitting, blind, light fittings.
Bedroom Three Overlooking the garden and facing south, with room includes, semisolid walnut flooring, recess light fitting, blind, light fittings.
Bedroom Four Overlooking the garden and facing south, with room includes, semisolid walnut flooring, walk-in wardrobe, TV point, telephone point, blind, light fittings.
Bedroom Five Overlooking the front of the house, with room includes, semisolid walnut flooring, TV point, telephone point, blind, light fittings.
En-Suite Fully tiled, WC, WHB, wet room shower, light fitting, extractor.
Main Bathroom Tiled, bath, shower, WHB, WC, bidet, recess light fittings, blinds, mirror cabinet, extractor.
Garage/Storage Adjacent to the main house with vehicle access to door, this large detached garage has power, light fittings, along with three stables. This great space would be ideal as a workshop, studio, or perhaps an office or further accommodation. Approx. 780 sq ft / 72 sq m
Outside The garden is approximately 0.72 acres in size with three beautiful tiers of planting beds, rockeries and lawns surrounding the house. There is an amazing array of mature trees, shrubs and flowers. There is also a large 1930's pond in the front garden that is ideal for aquatic plants and fish. This is an outstanding mature garden. The veranda is custom built for relaxation, dining and entertaining large groups of guests during the warm seasons and is a beautiful viewing platform from which to enjoy nature.
External sensor lights, external tap & power outlets.
- Beautiful spacious 5-bedroom 1930's period detached home
- Approx. 253 sq m / 2723 sq. ft
- Situated on 0.72 acres / 0.29 hectares
- Superbly decorated and maintained to the highest standard
- Double detached garage and plentiful private parking
- Cork city 6.7km and Glounthaune Train Station 1.45km approx.
- Beautiful gardens with a selection of great mature trees and extremely private.
- GFCH/ Underfloor heating/ Septic tank/ Great selection of appliances
BER DetailsBER: D1
BER No: 103157772
Performance Indicator: 234.42 kWh/m2/yr
DirectionsFrom Cork City centre proceed eastward and along the N25. Turn off the road at the Little Island exit and turn left and travel for 575m. Turn left up Factory Hill and go straight for approx. 800m. Property is located on the left. See sign. Alternatively, for SatNav or Google Maps input: T45 HX22
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Savills Cork on +353 (2) 1 427 1371