Historical Property built in the 1800’s nestled in the midst of rich and fertile land overlooking the Bandon estuary with spectacular views.
OPEN TO OFFERS IN EXCESS OF €875,000
“Hollyhill house” is overlooking the Bandon River near Brinny, 5 mins from Innishannon and Kinsale and 20 mins from Cork Airport. It is C. 2,465 sq. ft. historic house and consist of entrance hall, living room, sitting room, large kitchen/dining, 5 bedrooms and two bathrooms and office/store.
It is said the older part of the house date back to the 1600’s. The alcoves at the front were constructed, possibly to divert the current during the storms. The high wall to the front of the house was built to protect the roof. The oldest part is at the southern end from where it is said there was an underground passage to the Bandon River. Designs high on the front wall are said to have held a large clock. At that time it was possible to drive around the house through archways at the back where there was a house with a special ventilation system for drying harness. Landlord Captain Goff was the owner prior to the mid 1800’s Owned by the Murphy’s in the mid 1800’s and up to the 1960’s and now owned by the Buckley’s
Stone built and even older looking from its extended archways to the back and side. The house is on C.2 to 4 acres of sloping grounds, with large stone outbuildings with arched entrances, surrounded by mature trees. The house is accessed via a private tree lined roadway with sweeping views of the river Bandon. The surrounding deeply fertile ground is mainly used for growing grain. There is access to the river Bandon
The accommodation at “Hollyhill House” is divided, at one end of the house there is the entrance hall, sitting room, ...