44 Melbourn Road, Bishopstown, Cork City

  • No. of Bedrooms 4
  • No. of Bathrooms 2
  • Area 135 Sq.M
  • Type Detached House
  • Type House


ERA Downey McCarthy are delighted to present this most impressive and substantial four bedroom detached property that is ideally located in the western suburbs within easy reach of all amenities. It is a fine house that has an air of elegance about it and it offers the comforts of a warm family home that has been well cared for and loved by its one and only family owners for almost 50 years. Built on a fine corner site, No. 44 has that 'Melbourn' touch with open green areas to the front and side and a private, South/West facing aspect at the rear. Melbourn has a mature feel to it now with the tree lined driveways and manicured lawns beautifully presented all along the roadway. It has always been a very desirable address and is sure to attract attention from all purchasers who wish to live in Bishopstown. Book a viewing with us now !


Built in 1969/70
1450 Sq. Ft. approx. not including garage
Superior Detached House
Large gardens to the front, rear and side
Mature trees and shrubs abound
Super garage, divided internally, Storage area to front and workshop to rear
Convenient access around both sides
Large spacious rooms
4 double bedrooms upstairs
2 Bathrooms, one up, one down
Fully Alarmed
Feature Stained Glass panel on stairwell commissioned from Harry Clark Studios
Natural Gas central Heating
Double Glazed PVC windows
Walking distance to CIT, CUH and Wilton Shopping Centre
Close proximity to many Primary and Secondary Schools
Underpinned and Certified in 2010

BER Details

BER: D2 Energy Performance Indicator:299.02 kWh/m²/yr


Open Porch at the side of the property leads into the Entrance Hallway, Drawing/Living Room, Kitchen/Dining Room, Back Hallway and 'wet room' with loo and shower. Most attractive stairway with the feature stained glass allowing in some beautiful natural light into the hallway and landing. On the first floor there are 4 spacious bedrooms and the main bathroom.

The front of the property is laid to lawn with attractive mature lawns surrounding the property. This is a very large open style front garden with mature trees planted around the boundaries. The lawns outside the property are excellently maintained by Cork City Council. A tarmacadam driveway can accommodate four to five cars comfortably. There is also a garage neatly positioned at the end of the driveway.

The rear of the property has a concrete footpath and a solid door leads back towards the garage. The garage is neatly divided in two. There is a storage area to the front and work shop to the rear. The front of the garage has an up and over door and the gas boiler is housed here.

The back garden is laid to lawn and neatly positioned with a south west facing rear aspect and it is fully walled in on all sides. Mature shrubs and plants abound and the garden features a seating area on a paved patio, raised flower beds and a secure gate leads back out to the side of the property.


Go through Wilton and on towards Bishopstown. Take the right turn at the Y in the road by the Bishopstown Bar and continue straight out the Curraheen Road. You will see the turning to your right for Melbourn Road and continue down the road and No. 44 is the detached property on the left hand side just before the turn into Allendale.


The above details are for guidance only and do not form part of any contract. They have been prepared with care but we are not responsible for any inaccuracies. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permission for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchaser or tenant should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy himself / herself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. In the event of any inconsistency between these particulars and the contract of sale, the latter shall prevail. The details are issued on the understanding that all negotiations on any property are conducted through this office.


Open Porch / Reception Hallway 4.28m x 2.13m
A covered porch at the side of the house has two steps leading down into a tiled floor, there is a flower bed with mature shrubs. A solid teak door with two side stained glass panels allows access to the reception hallway. The hallway has an open style staircase with the main feature being a superb stained glass window on the half landing. This gives tremendous character to the property. The hallway has solid parquet flooring and one radiator, solid wooden steps leads up to the main hallway which features one alarm point, one phone point, one centre light fitting and the area is quite bright and spacious thanks in no small part to the stained glass window.

Drawing Room 7.3m x 3.77m
This very spacious living room measures the entire width of the property. There is two large windows to the front of the property, both with net curtains. The room has two centre light fittings, a fitted electric fire, recessed bookshelves, two radiators and carpet flooring.

Kitchen/Dining 5.3m x 5.15m
This is a large L-shaped room located to the rear of the property. The dining area has one window overlooking the side of the property, one radiator, two light fittings and parquet flooring. The kitchen has one window overlooking the rear, tiled splash back behind the sink, fitted units at eye and floor level, fitted electric oven and extractor fan. There is one radiator, space for a fridge/freezer, tile flooring and a doorway off the kitchen allows access to a rear hallway.

Rear Hallway 2.15m x 1.37m
This area has some fitted cabinets and shelving, one wash hand basin and a fully tiled floor. Located off this area is the wet room and there is a back door out to the rear garden.

Wet Room 2.15m x 1.54m
The downstairs bathroom features a fitted electric shower, two globe light fittings, one extractor fan, one frosted window, one w.c., one radiator and fully tiled walls and floor.

Stairs and Landing 5.53m x 2.13m
This is an open style stairs with a fitted carpet runner. On the half landing there is a fitted book shelf and a huge stained glass panel which is protected by an outside storm panel. On the top of the landing there is carpet flooring, fitted book shelf, one centre light fitting and a hot press.

Bedroom 1 3.76m x 3.9m
This double bedroom has one window overlooking the front of the property. The room has carpet flooring, one radiator, fitted wardrobe and one centre light fitting.

Bedroom 2 3.37m x 3.9m
This bedroom also overlooks the front of the property. The room has a recess wardrobe in the corner of the room, one centre light fitting, one radiator and carpet flooring.

Bedroom 3 3.05m x 3.7m
This double bedroom has one window overlooking the rear of the property. The room has one radiator, recess wardrobe, carpet flooring and one centre light fitting.

Bedroom 4 3.05m x 3.45m
This is currently acting as an office. The room has one window overlooking the rear of the property, one radiator, fitted shelving, fitted wardrobe, one centre light fitting and carpet flooring.

Bathroom 2.12m x 1.99m
The bathroom features a three piece suite. There is a fully tiled wall around the bath, one window to side, access to the attic is gained from here via retractable steps, vinyl floor covering and one centre light fitting.

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