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Livin' on a prayer: Former church turned unique getaway in West Cork for €349k

Seahaven overlooks Ballylickey Bay and is just a 20-minute walk from the village itself.

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LOCATED BESIDE BALLYLICKEY Bay, Co Cork, Seahaven is a one-of-a-kind property.

A converted church, the three-bed property boats a unique interior and plenty of character. It sits on 2.1 acres of mature gardens and meadows, with beautiful views of the bay. 

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Snave Pier is but a stone’s throw away, while Ballylickey village can be reached in a 20-minute walk.

A slice of paradise, Seahaven is surrounded by mature trees and shrubs, with a lawn area, south-west facing patio and a meadow to the rear and side of the property.

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Stepping inside, the accommodation measures 1,275 sq ft. The interior has been recently restored and updated, yet still pays homage to its original roots. Standout features include the stone-cut facade, exposed timber beams and large Gothic windows. There’s also an original stained-glass window with a Star of David and floral detailing.

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The porch leads straight into the sitting room, which is a warm and cosy space with a wood-burning stove and feature brick wall. From here, there’s the open-plan kitchen and dining room. This space features a snug area, a unique spot to unwind.

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There’s plenty of storage space in the U-shaped country-style kitchen, while the dining area is spacious and light-filled thanks to the tall windows and vaulted ceilings. A utility room and bathroom complete the ground floor accommodation.

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Moving up the stairs in the dining area, there’s a large double bedroom at mezzanine level. There’s another double bedroom and a single bedroom here, plus a bathroom.

With a prime location along the Wild Atlantic Way, Seahaven is just a 10-minute drive from both Glengarriff and Bantry. It offers character, charm and wonderful views, making for the ideal getaway for someone who’s looking to enjoy a slower pace of life.

Seahaven, Ballylickey, Bantry, West Cork is on the market for €349,000 through Sherry FitzGerald O’Neill via Daft.ie.

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