DURRUS, Fahane, P75 DP93

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O'DRISCOLL'S COTTAGE is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom detached dwelling located in a one and a half acre sheltered and secluded valley (with 2 streams, a waterfall, a small woodland, mountainside, hedges and meadows) on the northern side of the Sheep's Head Peninsula with views out across Bantry Bay to the Beara Peninsula. The valley is rich in wildlife and is very private.  The cottage is suitable for 1 or 2 persons.  There are 3 other stone buildings on the site including a small derelict cottage with attached outhouse and overhead loft. 


The property is located is accessed via a narrow track off a quiet public road. The nearest village is Durrus (a 10 minute drive) and the nearest town is Bantry (a 15 minute drive) Cork City and airport are a 1.5 hour drive from the property.  The cottage is a 15 minute walk from the Sheep's Head walking trail giving the cottage potential for use as an Airbnb rental for hikers.


The accommodation comprises the main dwelling; a derelict and uninhabitable stone cottage, that could, with planning permission, be converted to use as a studio or guest accommodation, and 2 small stone outbuildings suitable for storage

The main house (approximately 800 sq. ft)


Entrance to open plan kitchen/dining/living room 24' x 13" - slate floor, Rayburn multi-fuel range with back boiler (heats the water and radiators), fitted kitchen units, fireplace, stairs to first floor, door to rear rooms (study and bathroom) 

Study/reading room (polycarbonate roof) 12' x 7'6"
Bathroom 8'6" x 7'6"- shower cubicle, wash basin and WC

All rooms have country and mountain views

Double Bedroom 13' x 8'2" - sash window to front and velux to rear

Single Bedroom 9'6" x 7'6" - sash window to front and velux to rear

Bedroom 8'2" x 8' with en-suite wash basin and WC 2'10" x 8'

Hot press 


Deep bored well 
Newly installed septic tank 
Electric immersion water heater

Rating G
(although this is not representative of the current energy efficiency of the property which has been insulated since the rating was given)
Number 112814942
853.66 kWh/m2/yr

Map: (on your Sat NAV or Maps App search 51.638227,-9.578016)

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.