IF YOU’RE LOOKING for a property that’s unlike any other, this four-bed home with a shopfront exterior could be the one for you.
Located in Fiddown village, Co Kilkenny, the eye-catching cottage is on the market for €180,000 through Brophy Cusack.
An old-school sign to one side of the house reads ‘Grocery and Provisions’, but inside it’s a charming and character filled home.
Although it has been fully renovated, the interior has been thoughtfully decorated to keep with the country-style theme, with features including original sash windows, timber wall panelling and tiled floors.
The kitchen and dining room is particularly appealing, with duck egg blue cabinets and exposed shelving, terracotta tiled floors and room for a dining table to seat six.
There are two living areas in the property, with an open fireplace in one and a solid fuel-burning stove in the other. The stove is particularly impressive thanks to its inset design and exposed stone surround, making for the perfect spot to curl up in front of on cold winter nights.
Maximising every square foot of space, a study/working area has been set up beside the staircase. This is right beside the stove, undoubtedly making long days working from home a little easier. A bathroom/utility room completes the ground floor accommodation.
Moving to the first floor, there are four double bedrooms and one bathroom here. Each bedroom features vaulted ceilings and carpet flooring, while one benefits from a beautiful feature arch window.
Externally, there are two storage sheds and a neat courtyard for dining al fresco. The grounds will provide an ideal project for a keen gardener or DIYer to work on, with the potential to truly transform the space.
The house is centrally located in Fiddown village, with the banks of the River Suir just a short stroll away. Piltown village can be reached in less than a five-minute drive, with a primary school and GAA club. Further afield, Carrick-on-Suir town is a 10-minute drive away.
With a tranquil countryside location, one-of-a-kind exterior and charming interior, this four-bed cottage offers the perfect escape without a mammoth price tag.