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This idyllic light-filled cottage with gorgeous sea views is on the market for €470,000

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by Sarah Finnan
29th Jun 2023

The epitome of luxury coastal living, the beautiful interiors of this spacious cottage in Co Cork are second only to its stunning sea views. 

A bright and spacious family home in Midleton, Co Cork, this three-bedroom cottage comes to market in incredible condition. Impeccably cared for by its current owners, the property underwent an extensive refurbishment project in 2017 and showcases a delightful fusion of timeless beauty and modern luxury.

Inside, the accommodation is thoughtfully arranged – spanning approximately 1,800 sq ft – and comprises an entrance porch, hallway, open plan kitchen/living/dining area, utility, shower room, walk-in wardrobe, three bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Upon entering, you are welcomed by an inviting entrance hall, setting the tone for the exquisite spaces that await. A window above the front door allows natural light to cascade into the space while colourful blue and cream tiles coordinate with the paintwork to tie this space together. 

The heart of the home is the open-plan kitchen/dining/living area, providing a harmonious and versatile space for everyday living and entertaining. Bathed in natural light, this area has a fully fitted Shaker-style kitchen with a luxurious marble worktop adding a touch of elegance. Other features include porcelain floor tiles, a gas hob and electric oven, rustic ceiling beams, a wood-burning stove and French doors leading out to the patio.  

The shower room has a walk-in shower unit with a stunning Moroccan-style unit, wash hand basin, electric shower and tiled flooring. 

The master bedroom can be found on the ground floor with rear aspect, panoramic sea views and a dressing room with bleached wood flooring. The other two bedrooms are located on the first floor – both with built-in units and carpet flooring.

Stepping outside, the true jewel of this home, lies in the awe-inspiring sea views that envelop the property, the beautiful beaches of Ballyshane and Ballybrannigan captivating your senses. Not far from Ballyshane Beach and within easy access to Cloyne, Ballycotton, Midleton and Cork City, the property is conveniently located with all necessary amenities nearby. 

The front of the property welcomes you with gated access that leads to a charming gravelled area. Additionally, there is gated vehicular access to the side, accompanied by a stone-built garden shed. At the rear of the property, you’ll find another block-built shed and a delightful patio area, perfect for outdoor relaxation and entertaining. 

Nestled within a serene rural setting, the property offers a tranquil escape from city life. Set on approximately 0.5 acres of meticulously maintained garden, the home is privy to breathtaking panoramic sea views.

For further information or to arrange a viewing, please contact Hegarty Properties. Currently on the market for €470,000, you can take a closer look inside this beautiful home in our gallery below.