AN OLD west Cork farmhouse on five acres, within walking distance of beaches, with a sea view and outbuildings is on the market for €195,000.
The lovely piece of property is located at Augha, three miles from Courtmacsherry, 45 minutes drive from Cork city and close to the sea at Broadstrand and Blindstrand. The land enjoys distant views of Courtmacsherry Bay and Garrettstown.
Clonakilty-based auctioneer, Henry O'Leary is selling the holding by private treaty on the instructions of executors.
The residence is a three-bedroom, stone-built, two-storey farmhouse with a lofted store attached. According to Mr O'Leary, the house is quite habitable in its current condition and, with some work, has all the right ingredients to become a family home or a wellappointed holiday home.
“The lofted store has great potential but there is an extension to the rear that may need to be demolished,” said Mr O'Leary.
The accommodation also includes a kitchen/dining room, a sitting room and a bathroom.
The land comprises five acres of relatively level grassland, while the traditional farmyard includes a three-bay haybarn with a lean to at either side. Services include mains water, a private well, a septic tank, electricity and telephone.
Not surprisingly, there is great interest in the property with many enquiries coming from Britain.
“The price is excellent and the location is excellent,” said Mr O'Leary. “Lots of the best scenery and amenities in west Cork are on your doorstep here, including the beach at Garrettstown, the village of Courtmacsherry and the famous Seven Heads walk.”