River House, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford Sold

€75,000
  • Area 153.3 Sq. Metres (1,650 Sq. Feet)
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathrooms 1

Description

This rare and historic detached split level property rests on an elevated site on the banks of the Blackwater River.

While requiring extensive renovation and modernisation the accommodation is spacious and includes two reception rooms, kitchen, bathroom, three bedrooms and a stairway to an attic room.

The new owners of this unique property will enjoy spectacular views of the Blackwater and of the Avonmore Bridge and The Red Bridge (The red Bridge is an old railway bridge closed in 1967).However, they will also be acquiring a renowned historical home dating from C1840.

Known locally as the Daly Family Home, the Daly's were riverboat captains on the Blackwater for over a century. They also were the co-founders of Cappoquin Rowing Club. Furthermore, the quay and the original boathouse stood at the bottom of the garden of this property in the1860's.
(Cappoquin: A guide to the areas Rich Heritage)

This very original and distinctive split level property sits on an elevated south facing site overlooking the Blackwater River as it turns South. It is adjacent to the current Cappoquin Rowing Club Boathouse. A property which holds such historical significance in what is a most scenic location is a rarity. 

BER Cert: This property is listed as a protected structure REG no 22810096 and under the terms of the Energy performance of buildings Regulations 2006, it is exempt for the requirement to have a BER certificate.

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