Extremely rare house hits the market in Waterford for £150,000
THIS ‘rare’ home came on the market for €150,000 – and property lovers are obsessed.
The hidden gem, in Co Waterford, is nestled behind private walled gardens and offers a unique renovation opportunity.
The magnificent property is extremely rare for Ireland – and it’s even rarer to find one still standing.
It was last remodeled in 1975 with a one-storey flat-roofed bay window added to the return block.
And there’s plenty of space, with seven bedrooms and two bathrooms in the property.
It goes up for auction on July 8 and seller REA Spratt said: “This property is located in the heart of the heritage town of Lismore but enjoys the most idyllic of peaceful surroundings nestled behind private walled gardens.
“The original timber frame structure dates back to 1899 and exudes the style and charm of its time and offers a discerning buyer the advantage of turning this protected structure into a fabulous spacious family home.
“The property which is accessed via a gated entrance, is nestled in approximately 1.5 acres of lawned gardens, shrub borders and woodland, a haven for children to discover and enjoy.
“The property also benefits from an independent pedestrian gate, 2 stables and several outbuildings.
“The substantial accommodation spanning approximately 360m² comprises an entrance porch, reception hall, lounge, office, dining room, indoor kitchen, games room, seven bedrooms, two bathrooms , a shower room. External: two stables, offices.”
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The stunning property was featured on popular Instagram page @cheapirishhomes, who said the home was “special”.
Their message reads: “.This is a project for someone who picks up and rediscovers the style and charm of their time.
“It also includes 1.5 acres of lawned gardens and woodland, as well as a number of outbuildings.”
Real estate lovers are obsessed with the rare gem and one said: “Oh that’s just special!!
“I hope someone who really loves and understands this building buys it!”
Another added: “Gosh this is beautiful. Wouldn’t you love to have the money to restore it to its full glory!”
A third simply joked: ‘Stephen King’s earnest vibes from this one.’
Meanwhile, house hunters looking to move into the countryside will be delighted to find this stunning detached house up for auction at just €95,000.