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Norville, 42 Sidney Park, Wellington Road, Cork. T23 EEV6

4 bedrooms (160 sq.m) House for sale by private treaty

Price €560,000

4 bedrooms  3 bathrooms  3 receptions


  • Superbly located family home
  • Extensive open plan layout to rear.
  • Gas heating
  • Off street parking
  • Beautiful landscaped gardens and decks

Full Description

A desirable four bedroomed detached family home located in the highly sought after residential development of Sidney Park. Sidney Park commands a lofty position on the edge of Cork city and offers spectacular views across the entire city as well as the port and harbour. Sidney Park was developed in 1950 and offers an exclusive scheme of just 43 homes. Norville enjoys one of the more private settings within the park towards the end of the cul de sac. Arranged over two floors and extending to approximately 160sqm (1,711 sqft) this home has adapated well over its lifetime being altered to accommodate the more open plan arrangements currently sought by families and added to at the front and rear with the addition of a sun room complete with south facing deck off to the front and an extensive dining room to the rear. This home offers an ideal location within a 5 minute walk of Patrick Street.

The floor to ceiling height at both entry and first floor level is unusual to find and enhances the internal spaces filling them with light. Features and character expected from a home of the fifties does not disappoint from architraves, window design and heights, fireplaces and external cladding in red brick.

A family home, Norville has the benefit of being within a short stroll from a range of schools to include: Christian Brothers boys primary and secondary school, Scoil Mhuire girls primary and secondary school, St. Angela’s Girls secondary, St. Luke’s co-ed national School as well as having Hewitt and Bruce College close by. Ashton co-ed secondary school is also within walking distance. With the artisan setting of St Lukes Cross and all it social elements on the doorstep as well as the additional wide variety of shops, bars and restaurants on both McCurtain and Patrick Street makes for an easy decision any evening.

Accommodation in brief extends to entrance hall, lounge, kitchen/dining/living area, guest w.c and sun room all at ground floor level. The first floor has four well proportioned bedrooms (three with fitted wardrobes) a family bathroom and w.c. There is an attic for additional storage needs. A fine detached shed to the rear of the house caters for all other storage needs of the home.

The property is accessed via double gates with gravelled driveway giving plenty of parking. The garden is planted with mature shrubs and finished in gravel which is easily changed to lawn. There is an elevated deck to front south facing and giving commanding views. The rear garden is beautifully landscaped with additional decking and mature planting. The rear wall is original stone which enhances the character of this home as well as its overall privacy.

Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate all that is on offer.


  • Entrance Hall (6.2m x 2.7m)
  • Spacious and bright with glazed front door with extra high ceilings. Finished in a black and white tiled floor. Perfectly arranged and decorated as the entrance to this home complete with radiator cover and high shelving.
  • Guest w.c. (1.3m x 2.6m)
  • Located off the entrance hall, two piece white suite tastefully tiled in black and white. Floor to ceiling shelving fitted.
  • Lounge (4.4m x 4.1m)
  • A fine lounge offering 10ft ceiling height and finished with cornicing and centre rose. At the centre of the room sits a feature open fireplace in black cast iron with black marble hearth and finished with cream marble surround. Wooden floors gives a cosy room. Glazed double doors leading to sun room.
  • Sun Room (3.8m x 3.7m)
  • Fully glazed with solid roof and finished with wooden floor. This room is pleasant at all times of the year. Double doors from lounge and double doors to external deck.
  • Kitchen/Dining/Living Room (7.5m x 4.1m)
  • A magnificent open plan space offering three uses in one with each element having a clear defined function. The kitchen is fully fitted with floor and eye level units cream in colour with black counter top and includes larder presses. Appliances fitted and included in the sale are eye level cooker, hob, extractor, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Double sink with window looking out to rear garden. Finished with recessed lighting. The dining space is perfect in proportion giving plenty of space for big family gatherings. Double doors leading out to the garden with extra large roof windows brings maximum light through this space. Upstanding radiator and recessed lights gives a modern twist. The living space is open plan to both kitchen and dining spaces and is comfortable and cosy with feature fireplace in black marble fitted with a multifuel stove ensuring maximum heat in the overall space. Cornicing and centre rose completes this area. Finished with wood flooring running throughout. The expanse of this space is an overall 330 sqft.
  • Landing & Stairs (6.1m x 1.1m)
  • Landing window on gable making this area bright. Fully carpeted with access to attic overhead for extra storage space.
  • Master Bedroom (4.5m x 4.1m)
  • A fine double bedroom with wall to wall fitted robes. Picture window double in height giving fantastic views to the south over the city and port. Finished with wooden floor.
  • Bedroom 2 (4.5m x 4.2m)
  • Another double room, wall to wall fitted robes looking over the rear garden with wooden floor.
  • Bedroom 3 (3.3m x 2.7m)
  • Double in size finished with wooden floor and looking over the front garden and city beyond. Robes with recess for bed and cornicing fitted.
  • Bedroom 4 (2.9m x 2.8m)
  • A fine single room located to the rear is spacious and bright. Fully carpeted.
  • Family Bathroom (2.0m x 1.6m)
  • With fitted two piece suite. Electric shower fitted over jacuzzi bath, fitted vanity sink and fully tiled.
  • W.C (1.1m x 1.5m)
  • Tastefully tiled in neutral tones to dado height.
  • Shed (6.3m x 2.6m)
  • A fine store doubling up as a utility room. Fully plumbed with the benefit of power. Ideal for extra storage space.


This home is accessed via double gates with gravelled driveway giving plenty of parking for a number of cars. There is mature planting to the front arranged in a gravelled space which can return to lawn with ease. There is an elevated deck to the front of the home which provides outside relaxation space on the southern side to capture sunshine and views. The rear of the property is beautiful and reacts to the topography of the garden offering natural rock outcrops which have been cleverly landscaped against the backdrop of an old stone wall. Decking at two levels enhances the useable spaces and provides a peaceful sheltered haven.

BER Details

BER No. 112235668
Energy Performance Indicator: 335.8 (kWh/m2/yr)

Contact Details

Address: 1 South Mall, Cork
Telephone: 021 4275079 or you can also email us at

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