The Anchorage, 2 Mount Pleasant Road, Turners Cross, Cork, T12 RD8C

  • €450,000
The Anchorage, 2 Mount Pleasant Road, Turners Cross, Cork, T12 RD8C

The Anchorage, 2 Mount Pleasant Road, Turners Cross, Cork, T12 RD8C

The Anchorage, 2 Mount Pleasant Road, Turners Cross, Cork, T12 RD8C
  • €450,000


  • Residential
  • Property Type
  • 4
  • Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Bathrooms
  • 1
  • Garage
  • 138.89


Commanding a prominent position overlooking the city and returning the corner of Mount Pleasant Road and Upper Friars Road stands The Anchorage an impressive 4 bedroomed detached family home. The property painted in appealing colours, has instant appeal and once you step inside does not disappoint. Constructed in 1935 this home offers its accommodation over three levels and boasts an overall floor area of almost 1,500 sq. ft. (138.89 sq. mt). It has been well cared for and minded down through the years and presents as a spacious walk in family home. The property sits on gardens that enjoy both the southern and westerly aspects which return the corner and are not overlooked. These gardens give space to this home to allow it to grow further should the next occupier need.
The location of the property is second to none with just a 10 minute walk to the city centre and surrounded by a host of amenities to support family life. Turners Cross takes its name from an important junction where the road from Cork to Kinsale separated from the road to Carrigaline. As one of the older areas of Cork, housing of any significance was first recorded in 1759 mainly around the Evergreen Road area and the suburb continued to grow with new housing continually developed in the Turners Cross area until the 1950’ when there was little remaining spare land in the area. It is now a sought after location as one of the mature residential parts of Cork city and is proving popular to a generation of home owners seeking the combination it offers of closeness to the city, character filled homes and a vibrant community.
The accommodation extends to welcoming reception hall, triple aspect lounge, open plan kitchen/dining room, family room or bedroom 4 and guest wc all at entry level. The first floor is host to three fine double bedrooms with the main enjoying an en-suite and a family bathroom completes the accommodation at this level. The second floor has a lovely shower room as well as a bright attic room.
The reception rooms of this home are particularly attractive, the lounge enjoys triple aspect with windows to the front, side and sliding doors to the rear. It enjoys all day sunshine, the open plan kitchen/dining room is located on the southern side and the cosy family room is beautifully bright with the use of a big picture window to the front. An extra large landing window takes care of the brightness enjoyed in the reception hall as well as the upper landings. The colour scheme throughout this home is neutral and appealing and allows would be purchasers to move in and hang their hat. Heating is by means of oil and the property has a D1 energy rating.
Viewing is highly recommended.


Reception Hall (5.84 x 1.91)  Accessed via inviting painted front door with glazed panels at upper level leading through to a tasteful reception hall. Finished in neutral paint colours, with wood laminate floor the reception hall is inviting and bright giving access to all reception rooms at entry level. The unique feature of three peep windows through to the open plan kitchen/dining room draws guests through to the heart of this home. Store room fitted under the stairs.

Kitchen/Dining Room (4.15 x 3.76)  Located to the rear of the property the open plan kitchen/dining room is a lovely size. The kitchen is arranged in an L shape and gives a host of fitted units. Finished in high gloss ivory the units are spread at floor and eye level and are complimented by a walnut coloured counter top. Single drainer sink unit, integrated dishwasher, double oven and hob fitted with stainless steel extractor overhead. Tiling between the units are chequered in black and white while the floor tiles compliment further this bright space. The clever use of a cupboard gives an independent utility space with washing machine and tumble dryer stacked. Two windows take up position on the southern back wall flooding the room with lots of natural light all day long. Recessed lights fitted. A side door leads to a covered sun porch to the western gable.

Guest WC   Located directly off the reception hall the guest wc is fitted with two piece suite

Lounge  (5.84 x 3.51)  The lounge of this home is simply beautiful. The room is fitted with an appealing wood laminate floor and compliments the central focus point of a bespoke fireplace in ornate wood finish. A cream solid fuel stove takes up position against the backdrop of black marble all set within the ornate wood. This room enjoys its aspect at three different sides from a big picture window looking out over the front garden, two lovely gable windows looking out over the side lawned garden and western aspect while sliding patio doors lead from the southern gable into a covered sun porch.

Family Room   Located off the reception hall this is a lovely cosy room. Finished in an appealing colour scheme the room is bright with the use of a big picture windows looking out over the front of the property. A corner feature fireplace takes up a prominent position in cast iron complete with ornate wood surround and painted in white with black tiled hearth. Finished with carpet. This room could with ease become another bedroom should a purchaser have a requirement for same.

Sun Room (4.09 x 3.20)  This home enjoys the clever use of a covered and enclosed sun porch which links the open plan kitchen/dining room to the formal lounge. It is tastefully finished with deck flooring and crazy paved walls and covered with clear perspex roof ensuring to keep the natural light running through. A side door leads to the wrap around garden on the western gable while the rear yard is accessed via a side door and leads through to the garage beyond.

Stairs & Landing   The staircase to the first floor is finished with carpet and returns at a big bright gable window as you arrive to the first floor flooding all levels with an abundance of natural light. The staircase itself is painted with a punch out colour in the handrail. Landing is carpeted.

Bedroom 1  (4.14 x 3.40)  The main bedroom of this home is a fine double room and enjoys a big picture window to looking over the front of the property and out over the city beyond. Finished with carpet the bedroom sports an extensive fitted robe giving a host of storage.

En-Suite (2.77 x 1.57)  Located off the main bedroom this ensuite is fully tiled in appealing tones. Three piece white suite fitted with pedestal sink, wc and corner entry shower. Mirrored vanity press together with vanity mirror over sink complete with light.

Bedroom 2 (3.68 x 2.92)  Also located to the front of this home and looking out over the front garden via a big picture window this is a fine double bedroomed finished with carpet.

Bedroom 3  (3.68 x 2.59)  Located to the rear of the property this bedroom is finished with carpet , is beautifully bright and double in size.

Family Bathroom  (2.79 x 1.57)  A fine family bathroom with four piece bathroom suite fitted to include pedestal sink, wc, bath tub and corner entry shower cubicle. Finished and tiled in neutral tones vanity mirror complete with light fitted over sink. Bright picture window allowing lots of natural light.

Attic Room  (3.73 x 2.59)  Finished with carpet this room is beautifully bright with the use of a velux window. Offering a host of uses this room has a double fitted robe.

Shower Room (2.98 x 1.96)  Located at second floor level is a bright shower room. Fully tiled in neutral appealing tones the room is fitted with three piece white shower suite. Beautifully bright via velux window.

Garage (7.19 x 2.53)  Accessed from the front of the property via double doors the garage gives plenty of additional storage to this home. It also enjoys a single door from the rear yard. In need of some renovations.

This home enjoys a wealth of space to the outside complimenting that enjoyed within. To the rear a small enclosed yard gives pedestrian access from the property to the garage. The garden is wrap around front the front to the side and gives complete privacy via a solid garden wall and wood panelling. The garden is lawned and enclosed with planted beds to the front. A double drive to the front takes care of all parking needs.

BER Details

No. 100882794


Patricia Stokes
  • Address The Anchorage, 2 Mount Pleasant Road, Turners Cross, Cork
  • Zip/Postal Code T12 RD8C
  • Area Turners Cross


Updated on May 1, 2024 at 12:54 pm
  • Price: €450,000
  • Property Size: 138.89 m²
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Rooms: 10
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Garage: 1
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Property Status: SALE AGREED

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