Former Rectory For Sale in Co. Cork
A most charming, detached residence and former rectory dating originally from the mid-19th century with grounds of circa 5.7 acres.
Agent: Charles McCarthy Estate Agents
Phone: +353 (0)28 21533
Upon entering, one is struck by the generous proportions of the entrance hall and the easy flow of the accommodation. Although in need of refurbishment and modernisation, there are some wonderful original design details throughout such as the original staircase, ceiling height of 2.6m in the main reception rooms, fanlight window over the entrance hall door which is matched on the stair return.
Positioned on an elevated site on the outskirts of Drimoleague village and approached via a private gated entrance. The drive winds its way elegantly to a large parking area. The rear of the house abuts a minor public road. The orientation of the house and grounds creates a great sense of seclusion and privacy.
The grounds of circa 5.7 acres are laid out mainly in lawn with a wide variety of specimen trees, flowering plants and shrubs.
A real selling feature of the property is the extensive stone-built outbuildings adjoining and adjacent to the main house, which could be suitable for conversion. There is also vehicular and pedestrian access to the rear.
Drimoleague is a quintessential West Cork village, with services including a supermarket, primary school, pharmacy and eateries. It is an area of outstanding unspoilt beauty synonymous with woodland walks and wildlife. The Drimoleague Heritage Walkways make up a unique network of six wonderful walks, covering an area of nine miles in the West Cork countryside.
The house is equidistant between the market towns of Skibbereen and Bantry, approx. 15 mins drive, where there are a host of further public amenities. Cork International Airport is circa 70 mins drive.
Additional buildings include attached stone outbuildings, a detached lofted stone outbuilding and a detached galvanised barn.
BER No: 115606022
EPI: 505.86 kWh/m2/yr