THIS incredible, fully-restored Coast Guard house with beautiful Atlantic views has gone on the market in Ireland.
The property comprises of a long kitchen/living/dining room with a spectacular sea vistas, two bedrooms and an en suite, and is on sale for €400,000 (£350,000) in Co. Cork.
The station at Roberts Cove near Kinsale was built between 1819 and 1820 – to defend against raids by French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.
It was transferred to the Irish State in 1923, after more than a century with the British Coast Guard service.
A total of 160 such properties dot the Irish coastline with 18 in Cork alone, with the Roberts Cove station easily one of the most beautiful.
In recent years the station has undergone a number of extensive renovations to convert it into a comfortable home.
The 1,250 sq ft property’s kitchen is fitted with modern kitchen units, electric/grill and hob, an integrated cooker hood with tiled splash back and an open plan space.
The bedrooms feature jaw-dropping views of the cove as well as built in units and solid timber floors.
The station also features a basement level boathouse with potential to create a unique living area.
Entry to the station is via a private entrance which offers spacious private parking.
Roberts Cove is within driving distance of Kinsale and is located within short walking distance across from the Harbour Bar on the corner.