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Renovated beauty in the Rebel county

Jim O'Brien

Published 01/02/2011 | 05:00

This four-bedroom house is being sold with 40ac of mixed grazing ground and forestry
This four-bedroom house is being sold with 40ac of mixed grazing ground and forestry
Outbuildings include a haybarn and stables

A beautiful residential property has come on the market at Glansallagh, Ballydehob, Co Cork.

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The farm includes a completely renovated farmhouse, outbuildings and stables and 40ac that include 16ac of forestry.

Selling agent Godfrey Fitzsimons, of South West Properties, intends to sell the property by private treaty and is quoting a guide price of €750,000.

Located three miles from Ballydehob on the Bantry road, the house is a two-storey traditional farmhouse which has been entirely renovated and modernised.

The upstairs comprises four bedrooms, including one ensuite, and a bathroom.

The downstairs area includes a living room, kitchen/dining room, a study and a toilet.

There are lovely views of nearby Mount Gabriel from a conservatory on the western gable, as well as distant sea views from the farm.

While the holding is relatively small, the land has a variety of features.

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There are 16ac of very good land laid out in four fields.

These run down to a stream -- complete with a waterfall -- that borders the farm on two sides.

Valuable

The land includes 8ac of mixed ground and 16ac of valuable deciduous forestry with 12 years premia remaining.

The roadside portion of the property has approximately 200 yards of road frontage.

The yard consists of a haybarn and a number of stone buildings.

One of the buildings was a dwelling house in a previous incarnation and is now used as an outhouse.

The haybarn is new and the older stone sheds are used as stables and include four boxes.

There is a separate entrance from the road to the farmyard.

According to Mr Fitzsimons, this property is ready made for a family looking for a hobby farm.

The guide price reflects the current market value of the property, he maintains.

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