Sunflower Cottage in Co Waterford. Sherry Fitzgerald.

Old stoves, plenty of space and exposed stone walls; this traditional thatched cottage really has been restored to perfection. 

With a name like Sunflower Cottage, you really can expect the best from this Irish traditional thatched cottage on sale in Co Waterford for $351,000 (€300,000). 

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While the main cottage is still thatched and has been lovingly restored with plenty of space and light, the former owners have also added an extension to the back, which while not ruining the overall image of the traditional home, does add a modern feel to the house. 

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The listing reads, "Charming detached and part thatched cottage which has been completely restored and also has the benefit of a large extension.

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"This unique property has been restored with the love and attention to detail that is second to none, and which can be felt immediately upon entering this fine family home.

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"The property is entered by a large cobble-lock driveway surrounded by well maintained mature gardens and a detached garage."

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With three bedrooms, two of with have an ensuite and one a walk-in closet, there is also an entrance hall, kitchen, sitting room and utility room. 

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And its location sounds pretty idyllic as well: "Located in the heart of the village of Carrigeen, a beautiful, peaceful village in South Kilkenny, close to the River Suir, with superb connection links to Waterford, Kilkenny, and Dublin. The property is just a 1-minute walk from Carrigeen NS, St Kevins Church, and the village shop and pub."

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You can read the full listing here. 

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