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Courtyard, Reenmeen East, Glengarriff, Co. Cork

Detached House




BER No: 114888845
EPI: 171.392 kWh/m2/yr

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The Courtyard is a delightful residence superbly positioned within approximately 0.32 ha( 0.7857 acres) of peaceful grounds. The house enjoys breathtaking views over Dunmanus Bay and Glengarriff Harbour, and benefits from private access to the bay directly from the gardens. The laneway to The Courtyard ensures the residence with privacy and reinforces the sense of peacefulness and serenity trusted by the house.

This truly wonderful house engulfs the daylight provided by the southerly aspect and brightly lights the accommodation up. The Courtyard takes full advantage over Dunmanus Bay and includes an entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, lounge area, utility room, study, WC, three bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms on the ground floor. The first floor comprises of a storage area with stunning views.

As you enter the house you are met with a superb light filled entrance hall featuring beautiful exposed wooden ceiling beams. Beyond the hall lies the sitting room, kitchen and lounge as well as a separate dining room. The bright and open kitchen consists of high and low level units with a granite countertop, ceramic Belfast sink, an Aga and an impressive island unit with seating. The kitchen opens out onto a low level terrace which catches midday light. The dining room integrates with the lounge seamlessly which features an open conservatory overlooking the gardens and spectacular bay views, making it a blissful room to enjoy the beaming sun with family in the summer months. The lounge opens up onto a superior terrace looking out on an unforgettable and uninterrupted view of Dunmanus Bay. The log burning stove enclaved by the exposed brick fireplace imbues a cosy feeling in the sitting room to be enjoyed during the winter months. Across the hall is a Study which includes a desk, bookshelf and broadband connectivity which facilitates a working space.
All three bedrooms are complemented by a spacious ensuite, with two of the bedrooms also enjoying a walk-in wardrobe. The master bedroom enjoys access to the shared terrace along with the ensuite which boasts a luxury clawfoot bathtub. There is also a fully floored attic space on the first floor rich with potential, a Cabrio Velux window boasting stunning views over Dunmanus Bay.

Throughout The Courtyard, it is beautifully maintained and provides charming living spaces with dazing sea views. Presented in turnkey condition, this is a house desiring to provide the buyer with all the rewards of seaside living.

The village of Glengarriff sits at the top of Bantry Bay, one of the long, deep inlets on the Wild Atlantic Way, that makes this part of the southwest of Ireland such a famous location. Deriving its name from the Irish “the craggy glen,” Glengarriff is a quieter spot than it’s sister destinations of Bantry, Kenmare and Killarney, and yet it has all one could require.
The village itself has picturesque pubs and restaurants, a hotel, and shops. There is also a local national school.
The area benefits from a microclimate, warmed by the Gulf Stream, which enables the cultivation of a wide diversity of plants. The clear deep waters of the bay are home to a seal population and also include plentiful very picturesque swimming spots.

A major attraction of Glengarriff is Garnish Island, also known as Illnacullin, with regular boat trips from the village during the holiday season.

0.32 ha( 0.7857 acres) of peaceful grounds, the grounds are laid out in lawns and a woodland. The extensive garden area is introduced with stone paving and enjoys walkways boasting healthy and vibrant shrubbery. From the terrace, the garden elegantly rolls down to the awe-inspiring waterfront and access onto Dunmanus Bay. A large detached garage is loacted on the grounds. The residence is accessed via a shared laneway which provides guaranteed privacy.

SALE METHOD | Private Treaty.

TENURE & POSSESSION | The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession being given at the closing of sale.

VIEWING | Strictly By Private Appointment


  • SPECIAL FEATURESUnforgettable setting with direct water accessClassic family home in turnkey conditionC. 0.32 hectares (0.7857) of land laid out in gardens in a private setting Main House provides approximately 324.8 sq.m (3,496 sq.ft) of accommodation 3 bedrooms with an ensuiteWithin a short walk of Glengarriff villageTwo car garage Fully floored attic rich with potentialTECHNICAL INFORMATION SERVICES Registered Septic TankMains waterMains ElectricitySatellite TVAlarm system installed