SALE OF DETACHED RESIDENCE OF CHARACTER ON CA. 5 ACRES WITH GUEST ACCOMMODATION AT ALLIHIES, BEARA, WEST CORK.
Spectacular Rare Location. Private Domain. 5 acres with 2 properties on the slopes of a horse-shoe of mountains looking out over the Valley, Beach, Sea and Islands – yet only 10 minutes walk to the village of Allihies, and a further 10 minutes walk to the beach. In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Allihies is located at the tip of the Beara Peninsular – at the very edge of the Atlantic – in County Cork on the South West coast of Ireland, on the Wild Atlantic Way.
The Beara Peninsular is Magical: a place of wild, unspoilt beauty, with rugged coastline, hidden coves, remote mountain valleys and over 300 lakes. The Peninsular is dotted with islands and bordered by Kenmare Bay to the north and Bantry Bay to the south.
Walking in the mountains and hidden valleys of this unknown part of Ireland is unforgettable – the scenery is timeless, untamed and spectacular. The sea and air are crystal clear, and the area is known for the luminous quality of it’s light and it’s temperate climate, warmed by the Gulf Stream. The 19th Century Cornish miners chose this elevated, secluded and sheltered position to build their village. The properties are set amongst the picaresque ruins of the, ” Cornish Village.” Walk straight out onto the mountain tracks and stunning views of the Beara Way, a national walking route of 125 miles.
The Main House is unique.~ built in the 1980’s incorporating 19th century buildings ~ 3 bedrooms (2 large, one small), sitting room, kitchen, dining area , 2 bathrooms and large halls ~ The bedrooms are separate from each other with no shared walls ~ The 2 large bedrooms have windows on 3 sides ~ Oil ...