Traditional farmhouse on 1 acre approx. The property also includes a newly fenced paddock, large outbuildings and a detached Garage. ideal for conversion into workshops, holiday apartments or studios.
This unique dwelling has historical significance - the last eviction of a tenant farmer in Ireland (1906).
Brief summary of eviction below.
From 1958 to 1968 the Bean an TÃ annually accommodated 32 Irish Language Students every summer. The resourceful Bean an TÃ then embarked on a very successful Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast venture. The house has immense potential for development as a tourist hostel, hotel, artists retreat, health farm, meditation retreat or retirement home. It is also an ideal family home.
It is located in an idyllic, peaceful area, and is approached by a quiet country road. The countryside surrounding the house offers breath-taking panoramic views.
Set in the backdrop of the Derrynasaggart mountains, Cois Laoi overlooks the River Lee, and is nestled in the rolling meadows that are characteristic of rural West Cork. The acreage included with the property offers the opportunity of growing vegetables, keeping chickens, goats or other domestic animals.
The house is a five-minute walk from Ballingeary village, a traditional Gaelic speaking area where English is also spoken fluently, with a primary and post-primary school, a supermarket, two pubs, a Garda station, resident doctors and a church.
Within a 15-mile radius, the towns of Macroom, Dunmanway and Bantry offer a range of services, including a General Hospital, clothing shops, restaurants, cinemas, theatres and a wide variety of recreational amenities.
Cois Laoi Farmhouse is suitable to move into immediately and the large outbuildings hold huge potential for any new business venture or personal workspaces.
With extensive parking, this property exudes all the character of an old farmhouse from its thick stone walls, deep set windows, to the peaceful & tranquil setting around the dwelling, nearby the picturesque valley of Keiminea and the famous oratory and national park of Gougane B ...