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Moxley House, Blackrock Road, Cork

€1,125,000 - Asking Price Sold 344 sqm approx


Sherry FitzGerald are delighted to present Moxley House, a magnificent Georgian period residence. This is a graceful, elegant and truly delightful period family home built c.1835 with a lot to offer.

This residence is an exceptionally good example of how period property living is to be enjoyed to its fullest.

Accommodation throughout is bright and airy with the main reception rooms featuring original features such as, high ceilings with coving, picture rails, sash windows and working shutters and original period fireplaces. There are interconnecting doors between the dining room and drawing room, with French doors from the drawing room to the patio and gardens beyond. The family room benefits from views over the south facing garden.

Once inside you will be pleasantly surprised as this home elegantly combines old with new via a large extension to the rear which comprises of a large kitchen, dining and living space with underfloor heating.

Outside this home enjoys private gardens which are low maintenance. The front garden has a gravelled drive with parking for a number of cars and mature planting. The rear garden is fully enclosed and boasts an extensive southern aspect patio area with lawn, mature planting and a hidden area suitable for a hot-tub, home office or whatever the heart desires.

Schools (primary & secondary), shops, bars, restaurants and bus stops are all within walking distance. The link road network and Cork airport are also within minute’s easy access.

This is a period property of distinction within walking distance of the city that must be seen to be fully appreciated.

Properties such as this, in this excellent location certainly do not come on the market often, so don't delay, arrange a viewing today.


  • Entrance Hall (2.45m x 2.45m The entrance has exquisite timber panelling and encaustic floor tiles in keeping with its ecclesiastical background.)
  • Hall (7.20m x 2.11m The tiling from the entrance continues here.)
  • Butlers Pantry (4.32m x 2.14m A throwback to a different time. This pantry is still in use and has built-in shelving and cabinets and its position adjacent to the dining room increases it worth when entertaining. Alternatively it could become a cloakroom or a utility room.)
  • Dining Room (5.16m x 4.68m With high ceilings and it original sash windows, shutters and fire place this reception room has great proportions and a door into the adjacent drawing room. It also has retained its original coving and picture rail.)
  • Drawing Room (5.16m x 4.68m A generously proportioned reception room which has also retained its original doors, windows, shutters and fireplace along with ceiling coving. It has a bay window with French doors to the patio and gardens beyond.)
  • Kitchen/Dining/Living (11.88m x 4.07m This modern extension to the home in no way takes from the period features. The kitchen comprises of floor and eye level shaker style units with an integrated oven, hob, hotplate and a gas/electric range. The Gaggenau appliances are top quality and offer a lifetime guarantee. The island unit also offers casual dining. The living area has French doors to the garden and a gas fire along with built-in shelving and storage.)
  • Rear Lobby/Cloakroom (2.51m x 1.14m This area is suitable for use as a cloakroom or utility and has access to the guest wc and also to the exterior.)
  • Guest WC (2.51m x 1.14m This bathroom comprises of a two piece wc suite and a tiled floor with a chess board on the ground. This is accessed from the entrance and back halls.)
  • Landing (4.96m x 2.13m The bright landing has a large window on the half landing which was hand painted by the artist responsible for the windows in Shandon.)
  • Main Bedroom (7.45m x 4.67m This is a large double bedroom to the front of the home featuring three sash windows with working shutters. It has a feature fireplace with gas insert fire. It has an adjoining en-suite.)
  • En-Suite (2.63m x 2.56m This dual aspect en-suite comprises of a four piece suite including a Jacuzzi bath and a power shower.)
  • Bedroom 2 (4.71m x 5.18m A double bedroom which has retained its original cast iron and marble fireplace and it overlooks the beautiful rear garden.)
  • En-Suite 2 (2.75m x 1.15m The en-suite comprises of a three piece shower suite with a power shower.)
  • Study/Bedroom 6 (5.32m x 4.17m This dual aspect room has ample built in shelving and storage and retains its original book shelves with leather dust flaps. The original picture rail and coving has also been retained. It is light filled with a feature window overlooking the rear garden. It also has views over the front garden.)
  • Bedroom 3 (4.27m x 3.87m A double bedroom to the rear of the home which has a very cleverly designed walk-in wardrobe located behind the bed. With mirrored doors this runs the depth of the room.)
  • Bedroom 4 (4.66m x 4.58m This double bedroom is to the front of the home. It has retained its original sash windows and shutters and has a 2.9metre high ceiling.)
  • Bedroom 5 (4.75m x 4.71m This is a generous sized double bedroom to the rear of the home with built-in wardrobes.)
  • Shower Room (2.75m x 2.51m A dual aspect room comprises of a three piece shower suite with a power shower.)
  • Laundry Room (3.43m x 2.32m Located on the top floor, some might think this is a strange place for a laundry room but when you consider it, it makes perfect sense. The floor in this room is tanked, it is plumbed for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The hot-press and linin closet are also located here. There is an emergency floor outlet in the event of any problems with the washing machine.)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER D2
  • Number: 108742354
  • Energy Performance Indicator: 287.78 kWh/m²/yr

About the Area

Blackrock is a village and suburb contained within Cork City. The Marina, a picturesque, tree lined avenue runs along the southern bank of the River Lee from Blackrock Village past Páirc Uí Chaoimh and is a popular spot for recreational activities such as walking and cycling. The Atlantic Pond, in the shadow of Páirc Uí Chaoimh is also a popular area for walkers and is populated by wildlife, mainly ducks and swans. Blackrock Village hosts a farmer's market every Sunday morning in the village square. The Number 2, Number 10, and Number 10a bus routes link Blackrock to the city. The Number 19 bus route links Blackrock to Bishopstown via Douglas on a southern orbital route that avoids the city centre.