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This charming country home in West Cork is on the market for €215,000

This charming country home in West Cork is on the market for €215,000


by Sarah Finnan
13th Jul 2023

This two-bedroom property in Co Cork sits on one acre of land in an idyllic countryside setting.

A beautiful home in West Cork, Gallows Hill comes to market in great condition. Bright and light-filled, the interior accommodation includes an entrance porch, kitchen, living/dining room, sitting room, two bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The front door opens onto the entrance porch, a welcoming area with built-in cupboards for hanging coats.

Further inside is the living/dining room. Spacious with plenty of natural light, solid wood flooring complements the decor – accented with splashes of sunshine yellow. Double doors open onto the patio outside, also offering fantastic panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. There is also a solid fuel stove with timber surround.

A door leads from this room into the cosy sitting room where you’ll find a charming serving hatch to the kitchen. Another solid-fuel stove and lovely ceiling beams are amongst some of the other standout features. 

The kitchen has been fully fitted with an integrated oven and hob. Tiles line the floor with statement wooden ceiling beams drawing the eye upward. Carpeted stairs join this room with the first-floor landing. 

Both bedrooms are located upstairs – each with gorgeous country views – along with the family bathroom which has been beautifully decorated and features a wash hand basin, shower, and WC as well as attractive panelling and a fitted storage space.

Set on a one-acre plot of land in an idyllic countryside setting, the surrounding vistas of rolling hills and valleys are an undeniable highlight. Bordered by lush mature trees, the property enjoys great privacy year-round. In the summertime, the sheltered southwest-facing patio area is perfect for al fresco dining. There is also substantial off-road parking on site. To the front, you’ll find a shed with a door – currently used for fuel storage – with another small storage shed can to the side. 

Nestled in a tranquil countryside location, the property is removed from the hustle and bustle of city life yet is still within easy access of all necessary amenities. Leap Village is just 3km away and is situated at the north end of the stunning Glandore Harbour where you’ll find an array of beaches and a fabulous park overlooking the bay. 

Other services include a private well and septic tank. Heating is by means of oil-fired central heating and there are two solid fuel stoves –  one in the living/dining room and another in the sitting room. All windows are uPVC double-glazed throughout with a solid wood front door. Strong Wi-Fi speeds are also available. The property currently has an E1 BER rating, so will need extra work by future owners to ensure it is as energy efficient as possible. 

Currently on the market for €215,000, viewing is highly recommended and can be arranged through Martin Kelleher Property Ltd. In the meantime, take a closer look inside this beautiful Cork home in our gallery below.