The Old Barracks, Chapel Street, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork P85 ND70
1,725 Sqft - Chapel Street, Rosscarbery, P85 ND70
Wonderfully restored Georgian residence centrally located in Rosscarbery
Comes with the benefit of a separately accessed 1-bedroom c.475 Sqft cottage to the rear
The Old Barracks is a substantial 4/5 bedroom residence, c.1725 Sqft with enclosed patio to the rear
Sympathetically restored with sensitivity to its historic past & period features surround
Can be purchased ready to walk into with all of its appliances, furniture and soft furnishings.
Unique opportunity to acquire two amazing properties in this superb location. The Old Barracks is a wonderfully restored Georgian residence, located in the heart of the postcard pretty village of Rosscarbery. It comes with the benefit of a separately accessed cottage to the rear, which is a very popular holiday rental property, known as The Sergeants Cottage. In superb condition, The Old Barracks is a substantial 4/5-bedroom residence, c.1725 Sqft with excellent living accommodation and an enclosed patio to the rear. The Sergeants cottage was rebuilt in recent times and is a delightful one-bedroom self-contained detached cottage with its own enclosed south facing patio.
One of the oldest historic buildings in Rosscarbery it can accommodate up to 12 self-catering guests. The property has been restored with sensitivity to its historic past whilst ensuring every modern convenience is catered to. Period features surround with high ceilings with coving and cornicing, picture rails, timber floors and antique fireplaces. Incredibly these properties can be purchased ready to walk into with all of its appliances, furniture and soft furnishings. Rosscarbery is idyllically situated overlooking a sandy inlet along the beautiful Wild Atlantic Way. Calm and tranquil Rosscarbery has a fantastic history. It offers a lively pub scene, top class restaurants, superb Blue flag beach, renowned 36-hole pitch and putt course, Lagoon Adventure centre, Pirates cove adventure centre and The Celtic Ross Hotel & Leisure Centre.
Accommodation – Main Residence c. 160 m² – 1720 ft² plus Sergeants Cottage 44 m²/ 475 ft²
The Old Garda Barracks distinguishes itself as the only stone-fronted building in the Market Square. Through the imposing scarlet front door, and in keeping with its original features, the entrance hall leads to a traditional-style parlour on the left with a wood-burning stove set into its original fireplace. To the right of the entrance hall is a spacious twin-bedded room with an attractive open fire and original wooden floor. Both rooms overlook the Market Square. The passageway then leads to the rear of the property featuring a utility area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a spacious dining room (seats 12+). A patio door in the dining room opens onto a courtyard garden. The garden is safely enclosed with picnic table, barbecue and space for children to play.
The first floor is accessed from the stunning original staircase in the entrance hall to a family bathroom on the right at the back of the building with bath, shower, etc. and two double-bedrooms, one each side of the staircase to the front of the building overlooking the Market Square. Across from the family bathroom, to the rear of the house, is a double bedroom, one single bedroom, shower room and hall window seat with views of the garden courtyard.
Entrance Hall 5 m x 1.85 m
New front door to a welcoming entrance hall. Beautifully tiled floor and Understairs fitted storage space.
Sitting Room 4.8 m x 3.6m
Comfortable and spacious room with views out onto the square. Timber floor, fireplace with fitted multi fuel stove. The main feature is the fabulous high coved ceilings.
2nd reception room or Bedroom Five 4.8 m x 3.6m
Flexible room suitable as a playroom, office, bedroom or reception. Spacious room with views out onto the square. Timber floor, open fire with antique style fireplace. The main feature is the fabulous high ceilings with original coving and picture rail.
Kitchen 2.5 m x 3.2 m
Attractive country style kitchen with view onto rear yard. Tiled floor and fitted kitchen which includes fridge, oven, gas hob, extract fan & dishwasher.
Dining Area 7.8 m x 3.25 m
Fantastic dining room which is very spacious. Timber floor and double-glazed doors open out into the enclosed patio to the rear.
Guest Toilet 2.1 m x 1m
Timber floor, WC & wash hand basin.
Stairs to first floor. Carpeted landing, 1.85 m x 2.4 m, with lovely view out onto the square.
Bedroom One 4.8 m x 3.6 m
Spacious double bedroom with high, coved ceilings. Antique style fireplace and timber floors. Great views onto the village square
Bedroom Two 4.8 m x 3.6 m
Spacious double bedroom with high, coved ceilings. Antique style fireplace and timber floors. Great views onto the village square.
Bathroom 2.4 m x 3.1 m
Large bathroom which is beautifully tiled. Window looking onto rear yard. Bath, shower, wash hand basin & WC. Incorporates the airing closet/hot-press.
Bedroom Three 2.7 m x 2.1 m
Single bedroom, rooflight and timber floor.
Shower Room and toilet 2.1 m x 1 m
Timber floor, WC & wash hand basin.
Bedroom Four 3.4 m x 3.2 m
Spacious double bedroom with timber floor. Bright with dual aspect windows north and east.
Sergeants Cottage 3.6 m x 8.6 m
An old-style half door opens into the kitchen/living area which has an amazing clear span to the 14ft high vaulted ceiling. The cosy living space is centred around the solid fuel stove which provides great comfort. The kitchen provides for storage space, oven, hob and a dishwasher.
Steps lead up to a gorgeous double bedroom mezzanine area.
Under this is a utility space and a Shower Room with WC, wash hand basin and shower
The property is connected to all the main services incl. water, sewerage, telephone & electricity services. Heating is by means of electric heating. A multi fuel stove is fitted to both the Old Barracks and Sergeants cottage. There is a new bespoke timber front door. Windows are double glazed throughout.
Outside 9m x 10 m
Ideal for sitting out there is a spacious rear, fully enclosed yard. Access is via the main residence or to the rear of The Sergeants cottage from the quiet lane. The yard provides for a private enclosed sitting out area for both properties or could easily be opened up for a larger patio.
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ADDRESS: Faxbridge Roundabout, Clonakilty, Co.Cork, Ireland
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