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Gortboy, Beaufort, Co. Kerry

5 Bed

5 Bath

277 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 277 m²
SOLD ** SOLD ** SOLD A unique opportunity to acquire a substantial 5 bedroom (3 en suite) residence on a site of approx 0.8 acres situated in the foothills of the McGillycuddy Reeks. It is located near Cronin's Yard, the traditional starting point for ascents of Ireland's highest mountain, Carrauntouhil. Originally built in 2004, the house itself has approx 2,980 sq ft of floor space over the ground and first floors. It features a split level living area which includes a kitchen / dining area that has a central island containing the gas powered range style cooker on the kitchen side and an integrated solid fuel stove on the dining room side. The kitchen includes granite worktops and an island breakfast counter. Extending off this area is the raised sun room which has a vaulted ceiling. This area captures the spectacular mountain scenery very well to the south and west. In addition, it has been finished to a high standard internally with solid walnut floors and pitch pine doors throughout. The property offers a turn key solution to those looking for a new family home or those looking for a home / an upmarket accommodation business. This impressive property has served both purposes in the recent past. It has immediate access to several established hill walking routes and is only a short drive from the Gap of Dunloe and the Killarney National Park. It is approx 1 mile from the nearest shop, approx 3.5 miles from Beaufort village and approx 8.5 miles from Killarney Entrance hall 18 ft x 11 ft featuring a central staircase Kitchen / dining area 28 ft x 15 ft which includes a central island with the range style gas cooker on one side and an integrated solid fuel stove on the other side. Also features granite worktops and an island breakfast counter. Sun room 16 ft x 13 ft split level with a vaulted ceiling and superb views to the south and west Living room 18 ft x 17 ft with an open fire and surround sound speakers Guest toilet 9 ft x 3.25 ft Laundry room 9 ft x 7 ft Bedroom 1 incl en suite 19 ft x 18 ft (ground floor) which includes a bath and an electric shower in the en suite Bedroom 2 18 ft x 17 ft has a full height west facing window with panoramic views of the Reeks Bedroom 3 15 ft x 11 ft with a walk in closet Bedroom 4 incl en suite 15 ft x 12 ft Bedroom 5 incl en suite & a large walk in wardrobe 22 ft x 19 ft Bathroom 9 ft x 8 ft First floor landing area 18 ft x 11 ft For over 300 years Cronin's Yard has been the gateway to the MacGillycuddy's Reeks. Directions: From Killarney: Take the N72 (Ring of Kerry road) towards Killorglin. After Fossa Village, turn left for the Gap of Dunloe. Continue on this road for approximately 5 miles until you come to Kissane's Shop and Maxol Service Station. Take the next left after the shop (signposted for Cronin's Yard and Tea Room, Carrauntoohil). Proceed for approximately 1 mile to Cronin's Yard.
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Property Features

  • Substantial residence approx 2,980 sq ft
  • 5 bedrooms (3 en suite)
  • Large south facing living area

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Property Facilities

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  • Oil Fired Central Heating

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