Fuschia Cottage, Gerahies, Bantry, Co. Cork

  • Size

    207 m²

  • Bedrooms

    5 beds

Ber C2


Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
Overall Floor Area: 207 m²

Coastal, period farmhouse of unique character set on 1 acre approximately of mature landscaped gardens and located adjacent to the famed Goats Path on the Sheep s Head Peninsula on Bantry Bay. The nearby Gerahies Pier affords sea access and the property is positioned to take advantage of the magnificent scenery of Bantry Bay and the mountains of the Beara Peninsula, whilst the town of Bantry is just 7 miles distant.

The house is carefully renovated, extended and restored to maximise the light and ambience whilst retaining the original features. The many attractive features include large double glazed windows and sunroom to take advantage of the exceptional gardens, multi fuel stove in inglenook fireplace that also provides heating to the radiators at the east side of the property, oil fire central heating, the additional benefit of gas filled solar panels and traditional type finishes throughout.

Original House
The accommodation in the original house includes sitting room with inglenook fireplace and stove with a sunroom just off, kitchen, utility and guest wc on ground floor and 2 bedrooms upstairs with close access to the bathroom at the west wing of the property.

East Wing
Includes a dining room and study on ground floor with the spacious master en-suite bedroom and walk-in-wardrobe upstairs.

West Wing
There are two spacious en-suite bedrooms, 1 on the ground floor, upstairs is the other en-suite bedroom and a family bathroom. There is also a workshop to the rear of the property accessible from the outside.

The Grounds
Set out in sunny patio bordered by lawns, mature specimen trees, shrubs and flower beds. There is a stone built shed at the back of the house and at the front of the property there are two greenhouses and a shed alongside them. Located between the house and the road on the west side of the property there is a shed used as a water treatment and pump building. All out buildings and one greenhouse have the benefit of electricity supply.

The property is immediately adjacent to the Wild Atlantic Way as it meanders through the magnificent coastal scenery of West Cork. Kilcrohane village and Bantry town are a short drive away, whist Glengarriff, Schull, Barley Cove and Skibbereen are convenient.


Fuschia Cottage, Gerahies, Bantry, Co. Cork

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