A beautiful thatched roof cottage is up for sale in Co Waterford, and it could very well be your dream home.
‘The Old Farmhouse’ of Sheskin is on the market for an affordable €219,000.
The two-bedroom detached cottage has undergone an extensive renovation over the past three years, with the owners paying special care to preserve many of the historic features whilst adding modern comforts.
The roof was professionally rethatched in 2014, using hardwearing Turkish Reed.
Throughout the home there is a strong feeling of tradition, with the original design of solid timber staircase, sash windows and solid fuel stove.
The cottage is situated in a beautiful area of the countryside, hidden away on a tranquil and peaceful cul de sac.
Nearby is the town of Cappoquin, which has the River Blackwater flowing through and is popular with Salmon and Trout fishermen and women.
Just four kilometres down the road is the picturesque and heritage town of Lismore boasting Lismore Castle.
The town features several handcrafted gift shops and weekend markets, making for a perfect weekend afternoon out.
The home is being sold by daft.ie. In total the property includes half an acre of beautifully designed gardens, lawns and a vegetable plot, and restored stone outhouses.
If you want to find out more about the ‘Old Farmhouse’ then visit daft.ie.
Written by Andrew Moore