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Charming period hideaway a short stroll from the West Cork coast

The Healy Pass drive is nearby, too.
Mar 26th 2020, 5:32 PM 48,574 19

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ESCAPING TO A large house in the countryside has never sounded so appealing – and Adrigole House in Adrigole, West Cork, ticks all of the boxes.

Located on 1.5 acres of beautiful grounds, the Georgian property enjoys a private and scenic location while being just a five-minute walk from Adrigole Harbour.

While the four-bed residence been carefully upgraded and maintained over the years, it still maintains much of its original charm and character.

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A perfect example of this being the kitchen, which is located to the rear of the 2,600 sq ft property. Old meets new in this space, with checkerboard floors, ceiling beams, a wood-burning stove and modern appliances. Two picture windows flood the room with light and provide tranquil views of the garden. 

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Also on the ground floor is the lounge, which features a wood-burning stove for cosy nights in, plus a separate dining room with sash windows.

Each of the four bedrooms in the house are spacious and enjoy plenty of natural light, allowing their new inhabitants to decorate as they please. 

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For those seeking an extra bit of privacy, one of the bedrooms is accessed via its own staircase. With wooden floors and a light-filled layout, this space could also work well as a den for teenagers or a home office. 

Making the most of every space, there’s room in the landing area to create an at-home library. There are two bathrooms in the property, one of which has a bath for unwinding in after a long day.

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Moving outside, there’s a gravel patio to the rear and to the side, providing plenty of space to enjoy a picnic or barbecue. The property is surrounded by lawns and mature trees, while there’s also the option to buy extra land as part of the sale. An outhouse currently acts as a storage shed, but could be used as a workshop instead.

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For family days out, Adrigole is at the start of the renowned Healy Pass drive, which goes over the Cork-Kerry border and crosses the Caha Mountains. If you’re heading to Cork city, the journey from Adrigole House will take about an hour and a half.

With beautiful surroundings, a charming interior and easy access to Cork city and beyond, there’s few things not to love about Adrigole House.

Adrigole House, Adrigole, West Cork is on the market for €350,000 through Hodnett Forde via Daft.ie.

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