‘Fuchsia Cottage’ Forth Mountain, Co. Wexford All

Ber Rating: D1
Property type: All Residential



This property is situated on Forth Mountain which is one of Wexford’s most sought after and desirable locations for the simple reasons that it is just 4.5 miles from Wexford town centre, less than 1 mile from the R733 Wexford/Duncannon route leading to the Ballyhack car ferry to Waterford, within minutes of the N11 and N25 National road network, has a choice of riding stables in the area at Shelmaliere Riding Stables and Kingsford Equestrian Centre, picturesque location with 2000 acres of forestry lands with numerous walking trails and trekking routes, stunning views of South Wexford, its coastline including Wexford Harbour, The Raven Point, The Saltee Islands, Tuskar Rock and the flora amongst the trees and the rock outcrops including heather, heath and furze giving off purple and gold colours in the Autumn.



This is a delightful property, lovingly maintained and presented in immaculate and beautiful decorative condition throughout.  The original cottage forms the central zone of the dwelling which has been tastefully extended over the years blending the old and the new into the comfortable, cosy home that it is today. All the rooms are bright and of generous proportions and just walking through the house is a joyful experience.  The entrance porch with original quarry tiling leads to an inner hallway with a cosy sitting room to the left with a solid fuel stove.  To the right leads into the dining room which has a woodburning stove and two steps up is the kitchen/dining area which is well fitted out with floor and eye level Shaker Style units and a Central Island with extra sockets for all your cooking and baking needs.  There is a very useful utility room with matching fitted units just off the kitchen as well as a fully tiled downstairs bathroom with power shower, and a glass door from the kitchen into a very impressive feature sunlounge which was added around 2003 and opens up lovely garden views. Upstairs accommodates 3 double bedrooms and a fully tiled bathroom.


Entrance Porch: 1.98 x 1.84 – Original quarry tiled floor.

Hallway: 2.92 x 2.45 – Timber floor, understair storage, radiator cover.

Sitting Room: 4.00 x 3.63 – Carpet, feature fireplace in Cast iron with tiling surround and solid fuel Stove inset.  Tv point.  Radiator cover.

Dining Room: 4.00 x 3.97 – Timber floor, solid fuel stove, step up to kitchen/dining.

Kitchen/Dining: 4.72 x 3.65 – Timber floor, fully fitted kitchen with tiled splashback, double built-in oven, extractor fan, integrated dish washer.  Door to, door to utility and to sunlounge.

Utility Room: 2.60 x 2.46 – Tiled floor, fully fitted floor and eye level units (matching the kitchen) with tiled splashback, washing machine.  Door to garden.

Bathroom: 2.66 x 1.80 – Mosaic tiling throughout, shower cubicle with power shower, w.c. and w.h.b.

Sunlounge: 4.50 x 4.23 – Tiled floor, feature window overlooking lawns, French doors to garden.


Landing: 3.41 x 1.80 – Carpet. Hotpress.  Velux roof window.

Bedroom 1: 4.38 x 3.93 – Carpet.  Attic storage, velux roof window.  Feature porthole window.

Bedroom 2: 3.64 x 3.08 – Carpet.  Windows in 2 elevations.

Bedroom 3: 3.67 x 3.56 – Carpet, built-in wardrobes.  Radiator cover.

Bathroom: 2.77 x 1.80 – Fully tiled, bath with T90 shower and screen, w.c. and w.h.b.


Biocrete treatment plant (serviced yearly)

Mains water and private well

Dual central heating with oil and a stove

Solar panels providing lots of hot water

Beautifully presented property

Charm and character throughout

Bright and spacious accommodation

Feature sunlounge

Private and mature gardens

Vegetable and fruit gardens

Detached Garage 28’6” x 14’6”

10 minutes from Wexford town

Scenic area with walks and views


Double entrance gates open the way to a private and mature site of circa 0.6 acres.  There is adequate parking to the front of the cottage and a detached garage measuring 28’6” x14’6” with electrical power.  The garden is divided into two sections, the lower section surrounding the cottage is mature and beautifully landscaped with trees, shrubs, lawn area, patios and a bird feeding area off the kitchen.  A connecting gate to the rear of the cottage leads into the upper garden laid out as a vegetable and fruit garden and an active apiary.  The vegetable garden has a Polytunnel 21’ x 13’ and a Greenhouse 16’5” x 11’5”.  The fruit garden includes, apples, pears, raspberries, loganberries, blueberries, blackcurrants and gooseberries.  The apiary currently has 3 active hives and last year produced 100lbs of pure Irish Honey.  The upper garden also has 2 no. power points, a disused chicken run and a Barna shed.


From Wexford Quays travel southbound and turn right at the traffic lights just before the Talbot Hotel.  Proceed passing Whitford House Hotel (on right) to the Duncannon road roundabout and take the 2nd exit, continue for 1.5 miles and turn right at the Mountain Bar pub.  Continue to the first crossroads and turn left, the property is down on the right hand side.


Strictly by appointment with the sole selling agents, Benny Sullivan Estate Agents.

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Benny Sullivan

Estate Agent
Benny Sullivan has worked in the property industry for the past 16 years as a property sales and letting agent and has a proven track record as a top selling and negotiating agent. His has worked extensively throughout County Wexford as well as the Dublin and Wicklow property markets. Benny has also worked for many years in the housing/planning and construction industry and brings vast knowledge and experience to all his clients. Benny studied property in UCD, qualifying with a certificate in Auctioneering & Estate Agency awarded by the IPAV and he also holds a certificate in civil engineering awarded by the NCEA at Waterford IT. Contact the Agent Name*Email* Phone*Message CommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.