Victorian Residence For Sale in Co. Cork

Victorian Residence For Sale: The School Master's House, Cape Clear, Co. Cork

The School Master’s House
Cape Clear
Co. Cork
P81 XF21

Early Victorian residence set on circa half an acre, approached over a private lane and originally built as the residence for the headmaster of the island’s National School.

Price: €400,000

Agent: Charles McCarthy Estate Agents
Phone: +353 (0)28 21533

Charles McCarthy Estate Agents
This house is wonderful, with beautiful geometries inside and out, light-filled rooms and has one of the best views in the world.
Peter Murray, Art Critic & Author

Dating from early Victorian times, this property was originally built as the residence for the headmaster of the island’s National School.

It enjoys a magnificent southerly aspect over South Harbour to the ocean, Fastnet lighthouse and the surrounding countryside. Set on circa half an acre, it is approached over a private lane from the public road, which creates a great sense of seclusion and privacy.

The house is in good repair throughout having been well maintained over the years. The accommodation consists of kitchen, two reception rooms, bathroom and utility room on the ground floor, with two large bedrooms on the first floor.

The property also benefits from a detached self-contained guest chalet with open plan living space including kitchen units and a shower room/wc. It could also be utilised for a number of other purposes, such as a studio or home office.

A most attractive feature is the south-facing terrace from which you can enjoy the wonderful aspect and spectacular sunsets.

The house is located toward the centre of the island, c. 1 mile from the main ferry point at North Harbour. Cape Clear Island is just off the South-West coast of Cork, serviced by a regular passenger ferry from Baltimore village and seasonally from Schull. The boat trip takes approx. 40 minutes. Cape Clear has a year-round population of about 120 people.

The vibrant market town of Skibbereen is just a short 15-minute drive from the Baltimore ferry point. It has numerous excellent shops, supermarkets, a bustling country market, restaurants and a host of other public services, including Ludgate digital hub with 1GB connectivity with desks/rooms available to hire for individuals, start-ups or established companies.