Beautiful house for sale on the Sheepshead Peninsula, West Cork, Ireland, with fabulous sea views

Under offer - under offer - last chance Nearest to
285,000 euros or nearest offer
Energy rating certificate available
Planning permission granted for extension
Architects drawings available

This perfect home overlooking Dunmanus Bay
It is one and a half miles from the village of Durrus and eight miles from Bantry town. It is conveniently situated and yet has the best panoramic Dunmanus Bay views on the Sheepshead Peninsula !

Shancarrig is well connected to the modern world as there is now Wireless BROADBAND which works well and it will be left up and running & ready to take over

Where else, at this size and price level could you find a property with these views, so conveniently situated to all point of need and interest?

This is well shown in the house pictures on this website but here are the facts in words. For example,

Beautiful house for sale in West Cork, Ireland, with fabulous sea views
Beautiful house for sale in West Cork, Ireland - view from the terrace
House for sale in West Cork near Durrusthis level of quality kitchen (vast expanses of granite, built in NEFF double oven, new cabinets with steel bar handles) and
House for sale in West Cork near Durrusbathroom (old fashioned style bath on ball & claw legs, French Villeroy & Boch wash hand basin with GROHE swivel tap).
House for sale in West Cork near Durrusporcelain tiles floors throughout except in bathroom, Kitchen & WC where there are genuine safe non-slip black Chinese slate tiles, i.e. no ceramic imitations around here!!
House for sale in West Cork near DurrusJust installed the latest efficient Firebird C26 oil fired condensing Combi Boiler
House for sale in West Cork near Durrus recessed lights throughout with dimmer switches,
House for sale in West Cork near Durruspractically all sockets & light switches metal faced,
House for sale in West Cork near Durrushigh pressure (mains level) water pump drawing your own fresh water supply from the houses own well
House for sale in West Cork near Durrushand made (Cronins Forge) lockable front gates,
House for sale in West Cork near DurrusRECCI certificate throughout,
House for sale in West Cork near DurrusMains powered sockets in the garden (2),
House for sale in West Cork near DurrusMains powered sockets (3) on one terrace,
House for sale in West Cork near Durrusthree spectacular terraces,
House for sale in West Cork near DurrusDog proof fenced garden,
Beautiful house for sale in West Cork, Ireland, with fabulous sea views
House for sale in West Cork near DurrusMains powered light sensitive auto switch on/off front gate lights,
House for sale in West Cork near Durruspower to the front gate installed should there be a wish to electric power the front gates,
House for sale in West Cork near Durrus4 sensor security lights in the front garden,
House for sale in West Cork near Durrus2 powerful sensor controlled lights on the garage,
House for sale in West Cork near Durrusa further 6 sensor controlled security lights all around the house,
House for sale in West Cork near Durrushighly sophisticated house trip switch & RCB fuse box in the house with lightning and surge protection,
House for sale in West Cork near Durrusseparate fuse box with RCB trip outs in the garage,
House for sale in West Cork near DurrusTWO new timber framed garden huts with RECCI installed power and light,
House for sale in West Cork near Durrusnew decking on the main front terrace,
House for sale in West Cork near Durrus5 ply 1” thick flooring in the attic,
House for sale in West Cork near Durrusnew attic drop down ladder,
House for sale in West Cork near Durruslighting the length of the attic,
House for sale in West Cork near DurrusSKY & terrestrial TV system linked throughout with a tuned SKY dish/LNB,
House for sale in West Cork near Durrusa huge garage with separate work space, lighting and sockets, throughout,
House for sale in West Cork near Durrusoutside garden boxes around the house growing Ivy up the walls.

House for sale in West Cork near DurrusThe smallest bedroom has been used as an office and therefore has 10 sockets on one wall as well as another telephone socket and the wireless Broadband hub ???

House for sale in West Cork near DurrusFurthermore were more space needed there is planning permission with architects drawings to extend by around 50%

We believe that one would have to travel a long, long way to find all this in any house at anywhere near this price level.

Is this not the ultimate ready to move into house, which has been quietly, conservatively & tastefully prepared to the highest standards?

This is the house not only for the person who seeks these features and standards but who comprehends the unique quality, opportunity and value all set in a beautiful sea view location.

Full description of the house for sale
The house is set on top of a rise giving delightful commanding sea views and offers three terraces, which is one of the features that we find so charming and useful. The house has been extensively renovated, at considerable expense, and now has a first class heating system, with immediate and continuous high pressure hot water from a new Firebird Combi 90 boiler.

The interior floor space is 105 sq metres. This has been retiled using Italian Porcelain Richetti Vitruvius tiles with an antiqued cream finish in all the rooms bar the kitchen, bathroom and WC which have been tiled with genuine black slate. There is detailed 5 year planning permission for a further 45 sq metres which we would pass on to the new owner along with the architectural drawings.

The house carries a RECCI certificate and has been rewired with a new RCB safety system fuse box. Examples of some of the advance features are recessed lights with dimmer switches throughout the house, auto floodlights all around the house and into the garden, power sockets on the front lawn as well as on the front terrace. Lack of sockets is extremely frustrating and therefore we have ensured that there are plenty available, especially in the kitchen, and most of them are metal faced.

House for sale in West Cork - Durrus is just over a mile away
House for sale in West Cork - view over Dunmanus Bay from the nearby village of Ahakista
House for sale in West Cork - the local village of Durrus

The Accommodation features :-
A very large reception room having sliding French windows onto one of the terraces and also panoramic windows delivering sea views in two directions (double aspect in Estate Agents' jargon). There is also a charming fireplace which draws very well indeed.

There are three good sized bedrooms with the master bedroom having sea views.

The bathroom has a new pedestal bath with combi shower tap unit, a Villeroy & Boch washbasin featuring a Grohe swivel tap, a WC, genuine black slate floors and two chrome ladder style radiators and two stainless steel mirrored medicine cabinets.

There is a separate WC with wash hand basin, genuine black slate floors and an attractive porthole window overlooking the sea.

The large square Kitchen is again double aspect with large sea view windows. It has been fitted with classic style cabinets in a creamy white colour with stainless steel T bar handles and the entire work surface has been created using a beautiful black granite, the latest Neff stainless steel double oven unit, a Siemens gas hob unit and a special double drainer basin and cleaner unit with shower style tap.

There is a good size utility room, with washbasin, radiator and cupboards, which could be used to make a fourth bedroom.

The boiler room is housed in a small conservatory and this could be expanded to become a new utility room.

There is a good sized hall with fitted cupboard and sea view windows.

There is a huge garage with enough space for a separate workshop and which has plenty of power sockets, with its own RCB fuse board and several lights.

The loft has been floored the entire length with thick high grade ply wood and has lighting throughout.

House for sale in West Cork - this is the view from Shancarrig
House for sale in West Cork - Bantry is eight miles down the road
House for sale in West Cork - Sunset in the winter by Shancarrig

Outside in the landscaped garden there are two timber framed garden buildings with good size windows. The mains power and light has been professionally installed and is covered by the RECCI certificate. The larger building has windows to the front and to the back and there is a view of the fields. This building is approached by its own flight of steps in particular. It has the tranquillity and space that would be ideal for use as an office or a writer's den. The smaller building at the back of the house, which also affords privacy, might be more suitable as a workshop.

The landscaped garden is about half an acre and has a front lawn with a fully set handmade double swing made out of telegraph poles. This overlooks the sea to the front and has fields with dairy cows on one side and a steep embankment with hedge on the other side hiding the next door garden.

The entire property has been made suitable for keeping dogs as there is now secure fencing. To the front there is a stone wall and attractive hedge which is high enough to afford privacy from passing traffic The property is entered via a wrought iron arrow head gate which is lockable and was handmade for us at the local forge.

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