Coorannel House, Glengarriff, Co. Cork
- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 287m2
This contemporary, timber frame, eco-friendly, architect designed residence, is set on 4 acres approximately within the Glengarriff Woods Nature Reserve and just 2.5 kilometres from the famed harbour renowned for its spectacular scenery and the Garnish Island. The house is designed to be in harmony with its unique setting. It is a slate and glass modernist building that opens up to the constantly changing panoramic views of the oak and beech forest with a background of the ruggedly beautiful Caha Mountains. The house, built in 2008, offers 287 square meters (3,090 square feet) approximately of generous, light filled, multi-levelled space. This ecologically friendly home enjoys many features including energy efficient glazing, underfloor heating, solar hot water, polished concrete finishes to kitchen bar and fire surround, oak engineered floors and a warm and friendly decor finish. The accommodation includes: Entrance lobby, open plan kitchen, dining and living room, library / home office, master bedroom with built in wardrobe and en suite, large guest bedroom, family bathroom and utility room. The nearly finished lower floor, currently used as a studio, contains 78.3 sq. m (842 sq ft) of space with shower room, floor to ceiling windows on 2 sides and is ideal for use as additional bedrooms, work space or a granny flat. Broadband access is excellent. The grounds are laid out to seamlessly meld into the wild landscape. The kitchen garden is fenced and includes flower and vegetable areas combined with soft fruit, plum and apple trees, and a small greenhouse. The surrounding Nature Reserve is second to Killarney National Park for old growth forest and offers dozen of kilometres of walking trails, right from the house. Coorannel House is a rare opportunity to live in a woodland and mountain setting of unrivalled beauty and privacy, whilst being just a 5 minute drive to Glengarriff, 20 minutes to Bantry, 30 minutes to Kenmare, and 75 minute drive to Cork City and airport.
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