- A protected Structure end of terrace
- Large property overlooking the Portmagee Channel.
- Walking distance to Knightstown. Car ferry which is seasonal.
- Valentia Island is a historical island with loads to offer.
- House is in good condition.
- Electric storage heaters and open fireplaces.
- All rooms at the front face the Channel.
The Cable Terrace Houses were built of brick by the Western Union Company to house the employees of Valentia`s historical Transatlantic Cable Station around 1920s. Messages were sent and received from the Valentia Cable Station to the relay station at Hearts Content Newfoundland from around 1856 until the 1960s, allowing Europe and America to communicate rapidly for the first time in history via the world`s first global electronic communication system. The houses were finished to high standards and have many original features with decorative fireplaces in most rooms, bell call system, brass door handles, four large sized bedrooms. All the rooms to the front of the house have wonderful full sea views. The house is listed as a protective structure and is in good condition with a large garden to the rear, Communal walkway around the terrace houses and a smaller garden to the front. The windows have been replaced 5 -6 years ago with hardwood sash windows. Electric Storage heaters and open fireplaces. On the Island there are many places of interest such as the Slate Quarry, Knightstown with beautiful cafes, Car ferry –seasonal, The Royal Hotel. The Knightstown tidy towns organization is very active and ensures that the town looks picturesque all year round. The island has much to offer with lots of activities including fishing, boating,water sports, triathlon, amazing walks all over the Island, the Tropical garden at Glanleam and the lighthouse are worth a visit. There is also the local heritage centre, Catholic Church and the Anglican Church at Knightstown.
Accommodation: Entrance Hallway, Sitting room, Lounge, Kitchen, Larder, Bathroom, Scullery/Utility Room. First Floor: Landing, four bedrooms, bathroom, separate toilet, hotpress. O.I.R. €250,000. Ref No: 428