DescriptionO'DRISCOLL'S COTTAGE is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom detached dwelling located in a one and a half acre sheltered and secluded valley (with 2 streams, a waterfall, a small woodland, mountainside, hedges and meadows) on the northern side of the Sheep's Head Peninsula overlooking Bantry Bay and the Beara Peninsula. It is rich in wildlife, is very private and feels a lot more spacious than 1.5 acres. There are 3 other stone buildings on the site including a small derelict cottage with attached outhouse and overhead loft.
The property is located in its own private valley and is accessed via a narrow track off a quiet public road. The nearest village is Durrus (a 10 minute drive) and the nearest town is Bantry (a 15 minute drive) Cork City and airport are a 1.5 hour drive from the property. The property is a 15 minute walk from the popular Sheep's Head Way and the cottage has the potential to be an Airbnb rental for walkers.
The accommodation comprises the main dwelling; a derelict and uninhabitable stone cottage, that could, with planning permission, be converted to use as a studio or guest accommodation, and 2 small stone outbuildings suitable for storage.
The main house (approximately 800 sq. ft)
Entrance to open plan kitchen/dining/living room 24' x 13" - slate floor, Rayburn multi-fuel range with back boiler (heats the water and radiators), fitted kitchen units, fireplace, stairs to first floor, door to rear rooms (study and bathroom)
Study/reading room (polycarbonate roof) 12' x 7'6"
Bathroom 8'6" x 7'6"- shower cubicle, wash basin and WC
All rooms have country and mountain views
Double Bedroom 13' x 8'2" - sash window to front and velux to rear
Single Bedroom 9'6" x 7'6" - sash window to front and velux to rear
Small Double/Single Bedroom 8'2" x 8' with en-suite wash basin and WC 2'10" x 8'
Deep bored well
Newly installed septic tank
Electric immersion water heater
BER: G Since the BER report was prepared in 2019 the property has been insulated and the rating does not reflect its current energy efficiency.
BER DetailsBER: G