Magnificent detached period property (c. 413 sq.m.) built c. 1850 and enjoying panoramic views of the entire harbour from its elevated position close to the centre of Cobh town.
The property standing on 2.8 acres of beautifully maintained lawns and gardens has many original Victorian features preserved. It boasts large walled in garden and open paddock to rear. On the eastern side are two private garden spaces and large greenhouse. To the front is another garden area skirting the driveway as well as steps to the entrance gate.
There are also three additional spaces which were added to the original property and these include a utility room to rear, small greenhouse to the eastern side and tool shed on the western elavation. The rear courtyard also houses a detached stable house which is divided into four sections.
The grounds are unique and there is possible development potential subject to planning permission.
Merville is located above Bellvue Terrace and is within walking distance of schools, shops and all other amenities. Access to Cork city is available on the hour by rail and the M8 to Dublin and N.25 to Rosslare open up left and right after a short drive off Great Island along the Fota Road.
The rooms are spacious and gracious throughout with high ceilings, cornicing, window shutters and original fireplaces to mention just a few of the outstanding original features retained.
The property is on list of protected structures.
Viewing strictly by appointment .
South facing porch accessed via glass panelled double doors with original tiled floor.
Entrance hall 35’0” x 7’8”
Inviting hall ...