This extended cottage residence dating from c. 1840 has charm and character in abundance with many interesting features. The property stands on a large site c. 18h (.45 acre) just 1.8km from the village of Fethard On Sea, which has a well regarding primary school, and close to Hook Head and a number of beaches and coves. Sandy Carnivan Bay is just 2km away.
The cottage takes its name, Helen Blake, from the heroic and tragic RNLI rescue of the Mexico, a Norwegian schooner, which ran aground off the Wexford coast in 1914 and which resulted in the loss of 9 lives.
uPVC double glazed windows, dual oil & solid fuel central heating, PV solar panels. C2 BER
Entrance hall with reclaimed pitch pine flooring. Sitting / Music room on either side of Inglenook style fireplace with double sided Stovax stove and reclaimed Canadian pitch pine flooring. Office, Guest WC / shower room. Bright double height space with American oak stairs and Velux roof window. Bespoke solid oak kitchen with polished black granite worktops and tiled flooring. Dual gas / electric Rangemaster with Belfast sink and integrated appliances. Tiled utility with storage and SSS, half door to side. Sunroom with French doors to deck. Bright dual aspect living room with French pine flooring and exposed beams. Stove in brick surround and French doors to deck.
First Floor: Landing with oak flooring. Store with Velux roof window. Dual aspect master bedroom with pitch pine flooring, walk in wardrobe and tiled ensuite bathroom with corner Jacuzzi bath and power shower. Hallway, three additional double bedrooms with bathroom and ensuite shower room.
Outside, to the side is a large Indian sandstone patio and a substantial insulated log cabin with central heating currently used as a gym / home office. Off the patio is a manicured lawn which could double as a putting green. On the other side of the cottage is a raised deck, sheltered seating area and pond with waterfall. The garden is beautifully planted with Portuguese yew, oak, ponderosa pine and many shrubs and plants. There is also a fruit garden with apple, brambly apple, gooseberries, blackberries, black currents, and red currents.
To the rear of the garden is a childrens jungle gym play area as well as several sheds, a poly tunnel and large vegetable garden. The property has a gravel drive with parking to the side. Helen Blake House truly is a one-of-a-kind property and viewing is highly recommended.