- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
'Knocknagantee' is a spectacular 3 bedroomed farmhouse with one metre thick stone walls and its amazing views over Lough Derriana, in addition to the house there are 3 good sized stone outbuildings, the long sheep shed at the front of the house has had its interior walls rendered and power connected. Has potential to make it into a long bunk house or a one bedroomed holiday home. There is a partially ruined shed which is used as a turf store. The third stone outbuilding is used as a storage shed/workshop. All on 0.37 Hectares/0.914 of an acre.
The owner who is an adventurous mountaineer climbing in all the great ranges of the world as well as becoming a best selling author of non fiction climbing books, his first book being the well known 'Touching the Void' which became an international bestseller and was made into a BAFTA winning film. He has upgraded the house when he purchased the property 17 years ago with oil fired heating, a turf and wood burning stove and two open fireplaces.
There is a large master bedroom on the ground floor with a small mezzanine overhead, comes with a large ensuite bathroom with free standing bath in the centre. The kitchen has a 5 ring gas hob/ double electric oven, small freezer, dishwasher plus other appliances. Open plan to a small sitting room with its traditional open fire. Study room off the kitchen. Separate lounge and a large conservatory that has amazing views over Lough Derriana and the sea.
The property lies pretty much in the centre of the McGillycuddy Reeks, spectacular view over Loch Derriana a premier salmon and sea trout fishery. From the front door of the house a stunning five hour horseshoe ridge climb up to the summit of Knocknagantee around ridge line to Knockmoyle. The property is set upon a quiet residential road surrounded by rugged mountains and smaller inland lakes.
The house after being idle for two years looks tired and needs some maintaining to bring it back to its former glory. Utilities: Water from the hill, septic tank. Waterville village is 15km away, Killarney is 1 hr drive.
Accommodation: Entrance porch. Kitchen and dining room. Study. Living room. Conservatory.
Master bedoom, with ensuite bathroom. First Floor: Bed. 1 Bed. 2. Shower room.
Entrance Porch: 1.78m x 1.78m
Kitchen: 4.83m x 3.99m
Tiled floor. Fitted presses, 5 ring gas hob.
Double oven cooker, Zanussi dishwasher, Zanussi washing
Study/Office: 4.11m x 2.80m
Master bedroom: 4.58m x 3.99m
Original fireplace, wood flooring.
Overhead Mezannine with ladder.
Ensuite Bathroom: 4.95m x 4.36m
Traditional ceramic sink, fitted wardrobes/presses.
Tiled floor. Free standing bath, toilet. Radiator, window.
4.07m x 2.47m
Traditional open fire with natural stone wall surround.
Wood flooring, Lake views.
4.72m x 3.87m
Traditional wood and turf burning stove.
Carpet floor covering, radiator. Door to back porch and rear door.
Conservatory/sun room: 4.11m x 3.47m
Sliding patio door to garden and patio outside. Wood flooring.
Lake and mountain views.
Bedroom 2: 4.09m x 3.21m
Ceramic sink bowl. Hot press stores hot tank.
Bedroom 3: 4.11m x 2.28m
Sink, lake views from window.
Shower room: 2.55m x 1.26m
Mira electric shower, ceramic sink bowl
Stone building 1: 5.10m x 3.27m with electricity, concrete floor.
Stone building 2: 9.89m x 3.33m.
Stone building 3: 3.65m x 3.04m
Garden and Patio.
Water from hill.
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