Detached house for sale in Church Cotatge, Coolmain, Kilbrittain, Co Cork, Vp78, Cork County, Munster, Ireland

Guide price £671,488 (€750,000)
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Detached house for sale - 5 bedrooms 5 3

Property features

  • Private garden
  • Single garage
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Waterfront

Property description

Church Cottage is a charming beachside house offering plenty of space for all the family inside and outside. The property is situated overlooking the beaches at Coolmain and Harbour View and is just a few seconds walk directly onto the beach. The property offers stunning views across to Courtmacsherry Bay and the surrounding countryside.

This property was built c.1860 and retains much of its original form and character best seen in its unusual window openings, a fine bell-cote and slate roof. It originally served as the private chapel for the residents of Coolmain Castle. It has been updated and renovated in recent years with a total floor area of c. 240 sqm. It features a fully fitted cream hardwood kitchen with a spiral staircase leading to an overhead mezzanine, a stove and beautiful views from the large Gothic style windows. Just off the kitchen is a double bedroom, family bathroom and a pantry. Double doors lead into the spacious sitting room which has underfloor heating, an open fireplace and large windows overlooking the beaches. A porch also leads into the siting room from the front. Just off the sitting room are three bedrooms, the master bedroom is ensuite. A connecting door leads to a self-contained unit at the rear of the main house.

Externally there is a large garden which has been partially landscaped and partially laid to lawn with gravelled areas to the back and rear of the property for al fresco dining. There are two large storage units to the rear and a workshop attached to the main house. The house would benefit from cosmetic upgrades and does indeed offer the flexibility to be further developed to suit a new owner’s needs and requirements.

Located just a 15 minutes' drive outside Kinsale town, this property is close to all the amenities of this pretty seaside town and approx. 40 minutes drive from the cosmopolitan city of Cork. It is also in short driving distance to Clonakilty (c. 20 mins) and Bandon (c. 10 mins).

This area of South West Ireland is of outstanding beauty with its dramatic coastline, unspoilt locations and safe beaches. Leisure activities are well catered for, Kinsale provides excellent sailing, yachting and fishing facilities from its two marinas. There are a number of golf courses in Kinsale, Clonakilty and Bandon including the renowned Old Head of Kinsale. Other recreational pursuits include walking, bathing, surfing, and horse riding.

There are numerous cultural events held throughout the year, such as the world famous Kinsale Arts Festival, Kinsale Gourmet Festival, the Cork Jazz Festival, the Cork Film Festival, along with a thriving music and opera programme. Kinsale is also home to some of Ireland’s finest restaurants, contributing to its title as Gourmet Capital of Ireland. There are many top class hotels and lots of welcoming pubs.

Cork International Airport is conveniently located 35 minutes drive from Kinsale with direct links within Ireland and to major European and UK cities.

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