The Ordinance Survey Map of 1889 does not show a townland of Corthna . However, the high ground to the west of Schull Village in West Cork is known locally as Corthna..... And that is where you will find :
Corthna Lodge Country House.
It stands amidst mature gardens and commands a fine view, in particular out to the south, of the sea and islands that lie inside Baltimore, Sherkin Island and Cape Clear.
This is a unique property that should appeal to anyone desirous of a substantial family home. There are many rooms and many places wherein to be part of a family , yet offering a large degree of privacy.
As a guest house , it has the perfect layout, having six en-suite bedrooms, planned and laid out for that purpose, with a â€˜drawing room and dining room exclusively for guests, all contained within a building which adjoins the Main House.
It could equally be ideal as a luxury retirement home ,subject to planning permission.
There are two Finnish Log Cabins within the garden area: one being equipped with a sauna, internal seating and an outdoor shower, while the other has an integrated barbecue and seating area for up to fourteen people.
The private quarters of the residence include a Pronorm kitchen with a modern island unit. All modern appliances have been installed including built in oven and microwave, plate warmer, large freezer with ice cream maker and a wine cooler. The utility area is equipped with wall shelving, worktops and sink. The large open plan conservatory area flows on to the dining room and living room with a wood pellet solid fuel stove providing heating for this area. The heating, which is a modern air pump system, is controlled from the control room on the ground floor. This system provides heating for the private section of the residence at a very affordable cost using solar panels and underfloor heating. The first floor is accessed by a magnificent curved Oak staircase brining one onto a landing with a large storage area and two large en-suite bedrooms. The master also has a large walk in wardrobe.
The attic areas have been hi ...