Organic West Cork farm and getaway for €1.2m
Published 24/02/2016 | 02:30
Fairy Valley is a beautiful property at, Dunbeacon, Durrus, West Cork. Comprising a completely renovated stone farmhouse and thatched cottage the holding has extensive out buildings on 84ac of organically farmed land. The place is on the market with a guide price of €1.2m
Described by Michael O'Donovan of Savill's Cork as a hidden beauty the holding overlooks the picturesque Dunmanus Bay and Sheep's Head peninsulas and is 8km from Durrus and 24km from Skibbereen.
Driving up the long driveway the first property one meets is a beautiful two bedroom thatched cottage with a stunning view from the rear.
The cottage has been very tastefully renovated with accommodation that includes an entrance hall, a kitchen/dining cum living room with a tiled floor, wainscoted walls, a central chimney-breast in natural stone and an open hearth fireplace.
For sleeping accommodation there are two bedrooms, one with a stove while other spaces include a sunroom, a shower room, a main bathroom and a rear porch.
To revive one's weary bones after a day's sightseeing, swimming or sailing there is a wooden hot tub to soak in that can be enjoyed out of doors or in a detached garage.
Further along the avenue is the main residence and out buildings. The house is a lovely two-storey, stone-built farmhouse in excellent condition throughout and finished to an extremely high standard.
The accommodation includes a porch and an entrance hall, a living room, a bathroom and kitchen/dining area with a solid timber floor, a fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, a panelled and beamed ceiling, a soapstone stove and an exposed natural stone built chimney breast.