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Big Moon Cottage, Gortbrack, Castletownshend, Co. Cork

4 Bed

3 Bath

139 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 139 m²
  • Tax Designation: Section 27
Big Moon Cottage is a detached house on a .9 acre site in West Cork on The Wild Atlantic Way. The house is 20-30 mins walk to beach (see local beach Sandycove in attached photo) and 9 minutes drive to the market town of Skibbereen. This is a tastefully restored and extended traditional cottage, packed with character and original features, a much-loved home. There is HIGH SPEEED BROADBAND at the house and business high speed packages are available from our area provider, Rapid Broadband. From all South-facing front windows in the house there is a wonderful panoramic countryside vista (see photos) with a tiny sea view on a clear day! This is a home of tranquility with the 'buzz' of the market town of Skibbereen so close by. This area is magical countryside for those seeking a beautiful location close to the coast. The property is 1,500 sq ft (139.35 Mt sq) on a site of .9 acre. Highlights of Property: (At present, windows are single glazed). - Hi-speed broadband, perfect for streaming - Half-acre organic paddock perfect for kitchen garden - Sun room with white-painted pine tongue & groove ceiling, traditional local flagged floor, spots with dimmer switches & 3 double sockets. - Oil Fired Central Heating, bottled gas hob with Bosch external extractor fan and electric fan-assisted oven - Insulation was professionally installed throughout walls and attics. - Traditional feature tiling in hallway. - Exposed stone walls on one side of kitchen and on two walls in the snug. - 3 reception rooms (living room, snug, sun room). - Large eat-in kitchen which accommodates a large table for up to 8 people. - Marble fire surround in living room with electric inset fire. - Waterford Stanley cast iron stove in snug, built-in book shelf - Solid pine kitchen cabinets plus featured pine dresser - Some original latch doors internally and also attractive glass panel doors to sitting room, snug, kitchen and entrance to stairs. - Wi Fi Broadband and Sky TV satellite dish. - Up to date electrics (all with trip switches), with extensive spotlights and dimmer switches throughout house. Lighting has been given particular attention. - Good-sized utility room, tiled floor with fitted solid pine white painted 'cottage style' cabinets, sink and new washing machine and space for dryer, easily converted to a second kitchen (double aspect). Large pine shelf on one wall. - Good sized shed with window and shelves. - Attractive mature garden which is fairly low maintenance - Phone points in sitting room, snug (2 phone points, one for phone and one for Sky tv), kitchen and master bedroom. - Pine tongue & groove ceilings in kitchen, sun room and 4th bedroom, painted white. White painted original tongue and groove ceiling in bedroom 3 which also has very attractive cottage style built in units along entire length of one wall. - Built-in wardrobes in 3 bedrooms. - 2 en-suite bathrooms with electric showers. Main bathroom downstairs has a shower (with excellent pressure) over a good size enamel bath which is in very good condition. There is also a large wash-hand basin with a big built in mirror behind it with light over mirror. All tap fixtures and mixers have been upgraded to 'antique' type in main bathroom and master ensuite upstairs. - Property has a very spacious driveway and lots of room for parking on three sides of the house. - Mains water, septic tank (serviced in 2020) New Grant condenser boiler installed 2021 High speed broadband, ideal for home working, streaming, gaming, Netflix, etc. Accommodation Dimensions: in ft Sun Room: 23'2" X 7'5" Entrance Hall: 7'0" X 5'0" Living Room: 13'10" X 14'8
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Property Features

  • Large eat-in kitchen and 3 further reception rooms, one with Waterford Stanley mullti-fuel stove
  • In excellent condition and very tastefully decorated on a beautiful .9 acre site
  • South facing house with lovely large sun room to the front
  • Charming character features like exposed stone walls, original doors with latches.
  • Wonderful rural and distant sea views to the tower on Toe Head

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Property Facilities

  • Parking
  • Oil Fired Central Heating

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