KILCROHANE, Letter West at the Black Gate

Asking Price: €POA

Recently Sold

Sea view


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6 bedroom period property (currently uninhabitable and in need of major renovation, upgrade and repair) with sea view and detached barn and stone outbuilding with c. 30 agricultural acres at Letter West approximately 3 miles west of Kilcrohane on the Sheepshead Peninsula.


The property is located in the townland of Letter West near the Black Gate approximtely 3 miles west of Kilcrohane on the Sheepshead Peninsula in West Cork.  The nearest town is Bantry - a 30 minute drive - and the nearest city is Cork - a 2 hour drive.  Dublin is approximately 4.5 hours by car.


The property, an executor sale, is being sold in one lot and comprises:

The House:

A large period property built in 1926 as both a residence and a shop.   The house is in poor condition and is currently uninhabitable as there is no water supply or working septic tank.  The entire building needs a major overhaul - new wiring, plumbing, heating, insulation, kitchen, bathroom, etc.   The property has been unoccupied for the last 18 years and ceased trading as a shop in the mid-1980's. The accommodation comprises:


  • entrance hall with main staircase to upstairs rooms at the front of the house
  • 3 reception rooms (all with sea view, 1 with fireplace)
  • kitchen
  • dining/sitting room with second staircase to upstairs rooms at the back of the house
  • 6 bedrooms (3 at the front of the house with sea view - 2 of which have a fireplace - and 3 at the back of the house)
  • bathroom
The Land:
  • 29.77 agricultural acres/12.05 hectares of farmland in one block with sea views and 374 meters of road frontage
  • approx. 22 acres of good quality grassland
  • approx 8 acres of poorer quality (possibly suited to forestry)
  • no entitlements
  • currently no water supply to the land.
  • detached barn (adjacent to the house)
  • detached ruined stone outbuilding (adjacent to the rear of the house)

Map: (on your Sat NAV or Maps App search 51.569536,-9.741129)

DISCLAIMER: These details should be read as a general description of the property and no guarantee or warranty is given that the particulars are in every respect exact and precise. Please note that all negotiations, viewing arrangements and offers must be made through this office. If not, the Purchaser may be responsible for payment of Agent's fees.