Savills | Mayville House, Park Road, Cobh, Co Cork, P24 X370 | Properties for sale
1.10 Ac(0.45 Ha)
Guide price €525,000

Mayville House, Park RoadCobh, Co Cork, P24 X370

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in January 2020
  • Approx. 225 sq m / 2421 sq ft
  • Situated on approx. 1.1 acres
  • Wonderful vistas of Cork Harbour
  • Private gardens with an impressive selection of trees, shrubs and lawn
  • Delightfully presented and with great attention to detail.
  • Zoned OFCH / Mains services / Alarmed / CCTV / Tennis Court / 12' Ceilings
  • Situated in Cobh town and only 21km from Cork city

Savills is delighted to present Mayville House, an elegant 4 bed Victorian period villa with approx. 1.1 acres of private mature gardens in the heart of Cobh Town.

About this property

  • Built c.1885 and amazingly presented, this grand property has plentiful original features along with all the modern convenience you would expect from a 21st century family home.

    Approaching Mayville House, you will see a superbly tiled threshold and entering the hall you will see the large sunroom which has southerly aspect getting sunshine all-day long. Continuing into the main hall you will see the grand staircase, guest WC and doors leading to the main reception rooms.

    The livingroom and the diningroom are overlooking the garden and have tall triple timber casement windows making the room appear bright and airy. The livingroom has a magnificent fireplace, a beautifully corniced ceiling and a superb stained-glass window over the double door separating it from the sunroom.

    The diningroom is equally grand again with a lovely central fireplace, high ceiling and beautiful original floors. This room is a brilliant space for guests to dine and when the high double doors between here and the living room & sunroom are opened, these three rooms become an impressive entertainment space.

    Across the hall is a sittingroom with a fireplace and cosy space to relax and get away from it all. The breakfast room has large windows with views of the lawn and an Aga. This room is ideal for the family to gather and have a meal or get the homework done. The kitchen is a very ergonomic space with a fully fitted kitchen with cooking facilities, dishwasher and Belfast sink overlooking the courtyard.

    Beyond this is the pantry and utility area which is a large and very practical room with access to the courtyard and rear of the property.

    On the first floor there are four double bedrooms. The master bedroom and bedroom two are both en-suite with the master having access to a superb and large balcony with absolutely breath-taking views of Spike Island and the mouth of Cork Harbour.

    Mayville House has imposing red brick piers with bespoke electric larchwood entrance gates including an integrated pedestrian "Judas" gate that can be accessed from Park Road. From the road the private tree lined driveway is approx. 120m to the house.

    The gardens have a selection of beautiful mature trees including a number of mature evergreen Holm oaks and Lime trees. The trees and hedging surrounding the property provide absolute privacy, while the lawn is level and ideal for kids to play.

    The rear of the of the house has an enclosed tennis court, great for practice before one goes to the Rusbrooke Lawn& Croquet Club which is just down the road.

    This very handsome villa is less than 440m from Cobh town centre and 770m from Cobh Train Station, with a regular daily service to Cork city. (20 Mins Approx). Cobh provides easy access by car to Cork city (20 mins approx) and Cork International Airport (25 mins approx).

    Mayville House is set to make one family very very happy and has everything that you would want from a prestigious family home.

    All amenities are close by including the primary and secondary schools, shops, bus and train services, swimming pool, Rushbrooke Tennis & Croquet Club, Cobh Sailing Club and much more. Fota Wildlife Park only 11 mins away.
    Cobh offers one an opportunity to live by the sea, with plenty of possibilities to sail or cruise in one of the most beautiful harbours in the world.

    Do not miss this rare opportunity! Call Savills Now!!

    BER Details - BER Exempt

Additional information

  • Outside
  • Mayville House is situated on approximately 1.1 acres of private grounds and has grand red brick piers at the entrance and an electric gate that is accessed from Park Road. From the road the private tree lined driveway is approx. 120m to the house.
  • There is a superb selection of trees including mature oak and private hedging bordering the house. The lawns surrounding the house are level and well maintained. There is also a tennis court to the rear of the house, ideal for private practice and a great attraction for kids.
  • To the rear of the house is a Mediterranean style courtyard that catches the southern sun and is very sheltered. Ideal for a coffee in the afternoon sun
  • In addition, there is a timber shed 18 x 10 with sauna and barna style shed 6 x 8 to rear.
  • Mayville House is well located on the site and has stunning views of the town and harbour area and is yet totally private.
  • Directions: By car pass Fota Wildlife park, cross Belvelly bridge and turn right on to R624. Follow the road for 7.1km and turn left just after Cobh Museum. Drive to the top of Spy Hill for 500m, turn left at the top of the hill and continue straight for 180m. Mayville House is on your left-hand side. See sign. Alternatively, for SATNAV or Google Maps input: P24 X370