- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 223 m²
Honeycomb House and Honeypot Annex combines 2 carbon neutral, eco efficient homes on 60 acres approximately, set within the Derryduff Estate, located 3 miles north of the N71 at Ballylickey, between Bantry and Glengarriff. The property is located in a noted West Cork area of natural beauty and is convenient whilst offering a rustic and un-spoilt location.
The 2,400 square feet home is designed to an exceptional Architectural standard and is constructed in timber frame and the external walls are clad in wood over insulation. The house was built to a high environmentally conscious standard that is reflected in its design and is constructed of timber with central chimney that serves both an open fire with back boiler and a solid fuel stove. The many features of this property include geo-thermal underfloor heating downstairs and in-wall heating upstairs and K window glazing that reflects infrared heat back into the house.
The ground floor accommodation in Honeycomb House includes open plan kitchen-dining-sitting room, sun room, tv room / study / bedroom 4, and studio / bedroom 5. The upstairs is accessed via a spiral staircase wrapped around a Chesnut Tree trunk with a carved Owl on top and leads to master bedroom with heart shaped fireplace, stained glass window and a balcony; double bedroom with a mezzanine, Bedroom 3, Bathroom and separate wc area. Honeycomb is linked to the living area of Honeypot via a secret passageway.
Ideal for use as part of main area or can be adapted to suit an individual lifestyle. The ground floor accommodation includes open plan kitchen / living room, double bedroom, bathroom and toilet. The upstairs is accessed via an attractive stairs leading to gallery area with studio / home office and wc area off.
The many features of this unique offering include electricity, geothermal thermostatically controlled heating, open fires, solid fuel cooker, fresh water from mountain spring and biodigester sewage treatment combined with reed bed.
Lands: 60 acres approximately of low hill land type terrain including 20 acres approximately planted with native forestry.
The property is set on 60 acres approximately which includes planted garden areas, cozy social spaces, vegetable growing areas, forestry and natural habitats. The property is set within the Derryduff Estate and is in an area of natural beauty at the foot of the hills and close to the Coomhola River and the famed Priests Leap mountain pass that links Cork to Kerry.
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