GORTYOWEN, Glandore is an attractive coastal property is a five-bed home in a wonderful setting overlooking Glandore Harbour.
One of the jewels of West Cork, Glandore is home to many high profile businesspeople, including the recently-appointed director general of RTÉ, Dee Forbes. It is one of the most sought-after addresses in the region.
This five-bedroom house – asking €495,000 – on one acre approximately of mature gardens, enjoys wonderful views as far as Union Hall Pier.
The house is well presented and designed to maximise light and the superb views. There are include oak kitchen units, timber and tile floors, oil fired central heating, pvc double glazed windows and open fireplaces in the living areas.
The accommodation includes entrance hall, kitchen cum dining, living room, sunroom, sitting room, utility room, a guest WC and a guest bedroom with ensuite, all on the ground floor.
The sun room is good sized, and is accessed via the living room and kitchen area. There are also double doors to the garden from this room.
The first floor consists of four bedrooms, with a walk-in-wardrobe leading into the ensuite. There is also a family bathroom on this floor and a good-sized hot press.
The property has electric gates and a meandering driveway leads up to the property. The gardens contain landscaped lawns and a southerly aspect. Glandore village is a three-minute drive.
This secluded village perched on a stunning hillside in West Cork, really comes alive in summer, with its pubs, restaurants and attractive aspect, looking out to sea.
The towns of Skibbereen and Clonakilty are both within a 20-minute drive and Cork Airport is a one-hour drive.
The agents are Sherry Fitzgerald O’Neill at 37 North Street, Skibbereen (028 21404 or see www.sfon.ie).