Period Home For Sale in Co. Cork

Period Home For Sale: Fort Lisle East, East Hill, Cobh, Co. Cork

Fort Lisle East
East Hill
Co. Cork

Two storey south facing period home built circa 1830 with views of Cork harbour, Spike Island and Crosshaven.

Price: €550,000

Agent: Johanna Murphy & Sons
Contact: Johanna Murphy
Mobile: +353 (0)86 2626026

Johanna Murphy & Sons
There is a magnificent 180 degree view from the house, to the east towards Marlogue Woods, across the bay towards Aghada and Whitegate. Direct south you can see the Spit bank lighthouse, Spike Island, Haulbowline Island and the entrance to Cork harbour, directly to the west you can see Whitepoint and Ringaskiddy.

Access: Via a driveway access via East Hill, the house access is up a set of wide stone steps to the front door. There is a also a side entrance to access the back courtyard.

Entrance: South facing porch, leading into an entrance hall with large cloakroom. Second door into the house protecting the hall. Large hallway running the length of the house ground and first floor.

Rooms: 5 Bedrooms, 2 Reception rooms

BER Details

There are 2 reception rooms, kitchen a downstairs entrance hall, cloak room and guest toilet. There are a total of 5 double bedrooms, one of which as built-in bunk beds. 2 Bedrooms have their own ensuite-bathrooms and built-in wardrooms. The other 3 bedrooms share a family bathroom with separate toilet.

Main Bedroom: This is the master suite with an ensuite bathroom, built in wardrobes and a fully equipped, recently renovate bathroom.

Ensuite Bedroom: This room is south facing, has an ensuite shower room and built in wardrobe.

Twin Bedroom: Only bedroom facing the back courtyard has built in bunk beds

Two Double Bedrooms: Both south facing, large windows with inbuilt sinks and shelving.

Toilets: 4

Bathrooms: 3 incl sink and shower. The main bathroom has a sink, shower and bath

Kitchen: South facing kitchen with large window, built in kitchen units and shelves. Contains an oven, hob, extractor, large fridge, sink, dishwasher.

Living Room: Largest room in the house, south facing windows with window seat. Built in stove in the original marble fireplace. Built in bookshelves, original stained woodflooring with underfloor insulation.

Dining Room: Second main reception room, south facing windows with window seat, built in stove in the original marble fireplace, original wood floors, insulated. Built in glass shelves in the alcove.

Playroom: Currently used as a playroom (on the mezzanine) and laundry room. Large room to the back of the house leading out to the back courtyard.

Renovations: The house is fully rendered; the roof was fully replaced in 2005. There were major renovations works carried out in the late 80’s full rewiring, heating installed, new windows.

Since all of the windows have either been double glazed or replaced. In 2012 Cobh Co Council took up major renovations in the town along all of the cliff faces. The back of the house and cliff overlooking the driveway have had cablings, retaining wires and cement projection removing the danger of stones or earth being displaced.

Windows are all double glazed, painted teak to the front of the house. The back windows are uPVC and are all double glazed, replaced in the last 4 years.

Heating: The heating system runs on fuel, with a new boiler having been installed 2 years ago, new water tank and a Nest system to operate the heating via wifi. There are two built in stoves that are easy to use and can burn coal or wood in the two front rooms.

The house has been insulated both underneath (living and dining room) and in the attic spaces of the whole house. The house has been given a Ber rating D1, which is quite impressive given the age of the house.

Outside Areas
Courtyard: Runs the length of the back of the house w