This charming traditional country home stands on circa 1 acre. The property also includes a newly fenced paddock, large outbuildings ideal for conversion into workshops, holiday apartments or studios and a large stone built outbuilding and a detached Garage.
This unique historical farmhouse was formerly used as a guesthouse, and boasts 6 bedrooms. The house has immense potential for development as a tourist hostel, hotel, artists retreat, health farm, meditation retreat or retirement home. It is also an ideal family home.
It is located in an idyllic, peaceful area, and is approached by a quiet country road. The countryside surrounding the house offers breath-taking panoramic views.
Set in the backdrop of the Derrynasaggart mountains, Cois Laoi overlooks the River Lee, and is nestled in the rolling meadows that are characteristic of rural West Cork. The acreage included with the property offers the opportunity of growing vegetables, keeping chickens, goats or other domestic animals.
The house is a five-minute walk from Ballingeary village, a traditional Gaelic speaking area where English is also spoken fluently, with a primary and post-primary school, a supermarket, two pubs, a Garda station, resident doctors and a church.
Within a 15-mile radius, the towns of Macroom, Dunmanway and Bantry offer a range of services, including a General Hospital, clothing shops, restaurants, cinemas, theaters and a wide variety of recreational amenities.
Cois Laoi Farmhouse is suitable to move into immediately and the large outbuildings hold huge potential for any new business venture or personal workspaces.
With extensive parking, this property exudes all the character of an old farmhouse from its thick stone walls, deep set windows, to the peaceful & tranquil setting around the dwelling, nearby the picturesque valley of Keiminea and the famous oratory and national park of Gougane Barra.
The property was recently renovated and has the benefit of double glazed windows, slate roof, oil-fired central heating, solid fuel, private well and new large-scale water-heating system.
The property has much to offer for those seeking the charm of country living with the option of developing a home business
Now seeking fresh energy and new owners, this property could sustain a home business and a chance to personalise it to one's own needs.
25 min Drive to the market town of Macroom
25 min. Drive to the seaside town of Bantry (on the Wild Atlantic Way)
35 min drive to Killarney & Kenmare.
The Farmhouse is also situated on the renowned walkers routes, Sli Gaeltacht Mhuscarai & O Sullivan Beara's pilgrim route. (West Cork to Co. Letrim)
3 miles to Gougane Barra, Irelands First National Forest Park & Hotel & Oratory of St. Finbarr (founder of Cork City)