DURRUS, Riverside Cottage, P75 XE04

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Charming and stylish 2 bed, 2 bath cottage sitting on 0.66 acres of garden and encircled on 3 sides by a gently flowing stream and on the fourth by a leafy lane, this enchanting  property almost becomes its own private island. For those wanting seclusion without isolation, this bright spacious cottage offers peace and tranquility. Close to the sea yet protected from winter gales and just a 10 minute stroll from Durrus village.


Riverside Cottage is located 0.5 miles from Durrus village on the Sheep's Head Peninsula in west Cork. It is within a 10 minute stroll of Durrus village and its amenities - schools, shops, bars, restaurants, etc. - and is a 10 minute drive from Bantry. The charming villages of Schull and Ballydehob are a 20 minute drive and the sandy beaches of Barleycove are a 30 minute drive. Cork city and airport are about an hour and a half by car


The original cottage dates back to the 1930's and the extension was added in 2004 resulting in a spacious and charming riverside cottage in a splendid mature garden setting. The cottage was modernised in 2010 and is in good condition.

The living accommodation comprises:


  • front door leading to
  • reception/dining room (20' x 12'6") - ceramic floor tiles, recessed lighting, coat closet, 2 windows
  • kitchen (12'10" x 8'6") - ceramic floor tiles, track lighting, fitted wall and base kitchen units (white), integrated dishwasher, fridge/freezer,electric oven, gas hob, washing machine, 2 windows
  • sitting room (20'4" x 14'5") - timber floor, multi-fuel burning stove, recessed lighting, built-in bookshelves, stairs to first floor, double doors to sun room, 5 windows - very light and bright
  • sunroom (12'5" x 10') - door to garden, windows on 3 sides, pretty garden views, ceramic floor tiles, centre light and wall light
  • bedroom (9'10" x 9'10") - timber floor, window
  • bathroom (7'3" x 5'3") - ceramic floor and wall tiles, jacuzzi bath with 12 jets with overhead shower attachment, wash basin, WC, window


  • bedroom (12'10" x 11'10") - carpet, built-in cupboards, 2 windows, recessed lighting 
  • landing - ideal for a home office (10'4" x 8'), velux window, carpet, linen cupboard
  • shower room with electric MIRA shower, wash basin and WC, velux window

Please note that all measurements are approximate


There is a small timber chalet/cabin in the garden with wash basin and electric supply - suitable for overnight guests, playroom or home office.

The Garden: 

Riverside Cottage is a gardener's delight with mature plantings and fruit trees. There is a gazebo (with electricity) near the river - the ideal place for an evening cocktail or star gazing


  • gas boiler 
  • gas fired central heating
  • recently rewired
  • new kitchen units and appliances
  • new bathroom
  • water filtration system
  • double glazed windows throughout with fitted plantation shutters
  • outdoors gazebo
  • detached timber guest chalet


  • private water supply
  • private drainage (septic tank)
  • landline telephone
  • broadband available

Map: (on your Sat NAV or Maps App search 51.621491,-9.534095)

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.