- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 186 m²
Millrace House , is an exceptional Victorian period, traditional style residence, with 0.75 acre of mature landscaped grounds and set within the coastal West Cork village of Durrus at the head of both the scenic Mizen and Sheeps Heads peninsulas.
The house is a stone built and slated structure with some attractive extensions. The many features of this fine house include bespoke bathroom, attractive fire surround, conservatory, oil fire central heating, traditional features throughout and mature landscaped gardens.
The accommodation includes:-
Ground Floor: entrance porch, lounge, kitchen and dining room with utility and pantry off, master bedroom with en suite bathroom and wardrobe area.
First Floor: Bedroom with en suite bathroom, bedroom and family bathroom.
The gardens in this village property are sun traps and are designed to maximise privacy. The front garden is a secluded landscaped oasis of mature specimen trees, shrubs, flowers and lawn bordering an attractive patio. The large sandstone paved patio garden at the rear also has an exceptional layout. With low painted walls bordering mature flower beds with an abundance of roses, this area is totally private and can only be accessed from the house making it ideal for summer entertaining and safe for children and pets. This area contains the tool and fuel sheds.
Millrace House dates to the late Victorian period and is a special property in an excellent Wild Atlantic Way location and a viewing is recommended. It derives its name from a man made stream, the Mill Race, diverted from the Four Mile Water river nearby, sometime before c.1840. The millrace powered the water wheel of the Corn Mill in the village.
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