Locations > Crownend, Montenotte
High above Cork city, in one of the most sought-after neighbourhoods in town, Crownend, in Montenotte, is a hidden gem. This period semi-detached, 3 storey house dates from circa 1800s and contains numerous and original architectural features from the period of its construction, which have been retained.
The rear of the property backs onto the Middle Glanmire Road, with gated pedestrian and side access to an enclosed courtyard. To the front of this period home, a large patio area looks onto a long-walled garden, which borders the Montenotte Road.
With four bedrooms and two bathrooms, Crownend boasts panoramic vistas of Cork city and beyond from almost every window.
Guests are welcomed via the arched entranceway with petal glass panelling into a light-filled hallway, warmed by solid wood floors. The large kitchen is ideal for busy family life, with plenty of counter space and storage as well as original shuttered panelling and a three-oven Aga. The ground floor also boasts a cosy study-come-library with wall-to-wall shelving and a fitted wood-burning stove.
Also, on this floor there is a large room that leads to an enclosed courtyard and utility room – complete with French doors to the enclosed patio.
On the first floor you’ll find two good sized bedrooms, a large bathroom and drawing room with sash windows that enjoy sweeping views of the garden and city. A further two bedrooms can be found on the third-floor level.
With its elevated and south facing orientation Crownend is truly a light filled home.
Gardens / Housing / Suburban