Sweetbriar Cottage, Wilkin Street, Waterford City,...


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A charming two storey Period family residence with an exceptional garden. Conveniently located in a sought after area within a short walk of the city centre. The house has been well maintained and was tastefully extended in 2008 and 2015. It has a warm homely atmosphere which is enhanced by a trove of original architectural features which include c.1910 Period fireplaces, wall and ceiling paneling, pitch pine doors and architraves and gas light fittings. The accommodation is laid out on two floors and comprises nicely proportioned light filled rooms which look out onto the enchanting garden. The property enjoys complete privacy and is bounded by 3 m high natural stone walls capped with terracotta tiles and by a 3 m high red brick wall on its western boundary.

The property is located on Wilkin Street at its junction with Lower Newtown. Within minutes of the property is an excellent choice of schools, Newtown, Christ Church National school, St.Declans, De La Salle, Waterpark and St.John of God. Waterford University Hospital, Ardkeen & Tesco shopping centres, The Peoples Park and St.Annes Tennis Club are in close proximity


Charming Period Family Residence with exceptional garden.
Excellent condition throughout.
Convenient and sought after location within a short walk of the city centre, schools, shops and lesure facilities.
Enjoys complete privacy bounded by 3 m high walls.
Oil fired central heating with panelled radiators.
Services - Mains electricity, water and sewerage, cable t.v. and high speed broadband.
uPvc double glazed windows.
Development potential subject to planning consent.
Tenure - Freehold.

BER Details

BER: D1 BER No.111336582 Energy Performance Indicator:258.33 kWh/m²/yr


Pedestrian entrance from Wilkin Street. Double gated entrance from Lower Newtown. Good range of garden buildings on the southern boundary of the property. Original garage 26.5 m. Fuel store 11.4 m Tool shed 7.6m. Boiler house and oil tank store. Exquisite landscaped garden with gravel, paving and natural stone pathways, mature trees, shrubs, rose beds, specimen ornamental trees, well attended lawns, herbaceous borders, Arbour and terraced bbq area with natural stone paving with decorative masonry features, rustic brick bbq and built in seating area with spanish style roof, spot lighting and power points.

Room Details

Entrance Porch - m x m

Entrance Hall - m x m
With stairs

Kitchen - 4.8m x 3.2m
extending to window dining area 2.1 x 4.2 with fixed seating. Stainless steel sink unit. Built in wall and floor cupboards, work tops etc., Split level cooker, gas hob and extractor. Tiled walls and tiled floor. Open plan to Livingroom.

Livingroom - 5.6m x 4.2m
Fireplace with rustic brick, mantlepiece and solid fuel stove. Vaulted timber panelled ceiling with velux roof lights. Hardwood floor.

Diningroom - 4.8m x 3.2m
extending to bay window 2.1 x 1.4 Fireplace with Period overmantle and hearth.

Family Room - 4.8m x 3.2m
Fireplace with rustic brick surround and solid fuel stove. Walnut hardwood floor.

Utility Room - 7.7m x 1.2m
With s.s.s.unit, built in wall and floor cupboards. Plumbed for washing machine. Door to rear yard.

Pantry - 2.5m x 2.0m
extending to 1.5 x 1.5

Separate w.c. - m x m
With w.h.b. and w.c.

Bathroom - m x m
With Period bath, w.h.b. and w.c. Shower unit. Glass block wall. Rustic brick internal wall. Heated towel rail. Velux roof light.


Landing - m x m
Airing cupboard. Period sink.

Main Bedroom - 4.8m x 3.3m
Built in wardrobes and dressing table. Period fireplace.

Study - 3.3m x 2.04m

Shower Room - m x m
Shower unit with electric shower, w.h.b. and w.c. Timber panelled walls.

Bedroom 2 - 4.3m x 3.2m
Built in wardrobe and w.h.b.


Bedroom 3 - 4.8m x 3.1m
With Period fireplace. Built in cupboard.

Bedroom 4 - 4.8m x 3.2m

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